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3 Surprising Benefits of Chatbots (No Creep Factor Required) - Copyblogger

When you hear the word “bot,” what goes through your head?<p>For me, it’s a toss-up: Election sabotage, death threats on Twitter, or the Cybermen.<p>Not an …

Chatbots

The 2018 State of Chatbots Report: How Chatbots Are Reshaping Online Experiences

There’s no denying the hype that’s been surrounding chatbots over the past few years.<p>Whether you view the technology as a passing fad, or believe …

Serverless: How We Bootstrapped Our Startup by Skipping Half the Work

There are advantages to to running your server code "in the cloud."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my task management app Moo.do with my co-founder, Grant Watters, our goals seemed too ambitious for the two of us alone. In order to make everything work, …

32 Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life

<b>Since you're here...</b><p>... we have a small favor to ask. More people are reading Ideapod than ever before, but advertising revenues across the media …

Apache Spark as a Compiler: Joining a Billion Rows per Second on a Laptop

Spark Summit 2016 will be held in San Francisco on June 6–8. Check out the full agenda and get your ticket before it sells out! Try the whole-stage …

11 Great Hadoop, Spark and Map

This reference is a part of a new series of DSC articles, offering selected tutorials, references/resources, and interesting articles on subjects …

16 Farmhouse Kitchens with Undeniable Charm Photos

When you think of the "heart of the home," the kitchen that comes to mind is likely of the idyllic farmhouse variety (think classic wood floors, lovely painted cabinets and paneled walls, a verdant view, and, of course, exposed ceiling beams). Cozy design details like these make for a warm, …

Kitchens

5 ideas for you to copy from this delightful chalet

Off late, architects and designers have been trying out novel & innovative materials to design & furnish homes. The chalet we are going to visit …

5 data visualisation tips from Andy Kirk and Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Data visualisation experts <b>Andy Kirk</b> and <b>Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic</b> – judges in this year’s Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2016 – have given OJB 5 …

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Customer Experience

Why Google Is Now Pivotal's Best Cloud Partner

Pivotal Cloud Foundry—a software development platform promising to enable applications to run across all major public and private clouds—is now …

7 Ways to Introduce AI into Your Organization

I’m teaching a new course this semester on cognitive technologies (AKA artificial intelligence) to Babson MBAs. Many of them are new to this set of technologies, and seeing the topic through my students’ eyes has made me realize how overwhelming it can be. There are so many different types of AI, …

Two New Utilities to Boost Your Data Science Productivity

<i>This post is authored by Xibin Gao, Data Scientist, Debraj GuhaThakurta, Senior Data Scientist, Gopi Kumar, Principal Program Manager, and Hang</i> …

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

Eighty-five percent of our worries never come true.<p>I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: …

Three Career Lessons In Three Graphs

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about</i> <i>leadership</i> <i>issues from a millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>There’s a lot of career advice out there. I’ve read a lot of it. Ever since I started my career, right out of college, I’ve …

Leadership

Modern Camper Expands 3X with a Simple Press of a Button

When on a road trip, hauling a teardrop-style camper is easy thanks to its small size. But with this convenience comes a distinct design disadvantage: there isn’t a lot of living space. Beauer offers an ingenious solution to this problem with their 3X camper. It uses telescope-style folding to …

Startups Serving The 99 Percent Will Be the Next Billion-Dollar Companies

Hans Tung Contributor<p>Hans Tung is a managing partner at GGV Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Consumer internet startups go mainstream outside of Silicon Valley<br>• Beyond Amazon and Alibaba: what’s next for e-commerce?<p>Many fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley have one thing in common: they …

Talent imitates, genius steals: Ideas Are Connections Between Bits of Knowlege

Our rather brilliant and lovely mate Scott sent me this delightful little film - it won a student design award and very much aligns with how we think …

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Touching lightly on the meadow in which it sits, this amazing home by Finne Architects celebrates not only the view but the craftsmanship and artisan …

Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The people you hire directly affect how successful your business becomes. As the technology industry quickly expands, businesses are on the hunt for qualified candidates who can take their company to the next level.<p>But to find the right …

Dangerous memes

Starting with the simple tale of an ant, philosopher Dan Dennett unleashes a devastating salvo of ideas, making a powerful case for the existence of …

What it's like to own a Tesla Model S - A cartoonist's review of his magical space car

30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In - The Fox Is Black

If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

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The six best modern facial sunblocks

I have worn a different sunblock on my face every day for the past five weeks, so you don't have to. Last time I did this, two years ago, my skin …