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Landing Pages for Dummies: A How-To Guide

<b>Headline:</b> What’s the biggest, specific benefit a reader will receive if they take action? Pose a question if applicable, then answer that question in the content below.<p><b>Content:</b> Explain the value clearly, simply, and honestly. Keep it focused on the reader.<p><b>Proof:</b> Offer the words of others that have …

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

Unicycling King Arthur Performs the ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Theme on Flaming Bagpipes

Portland-based Brian Kidd, also known as “The Unipiper”, uploaded a video of himself riding around dressed as King Arthur while playing the theme …

Data Structures for Statistical Computing in Python

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>94,264 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• Download<br>• ...<p>Published on Jul 21, 2011<p>Korkrid Kyle Akepanidtaworn , I'm convinced about the …

Tutorial To Implement k-Nearest Neighbors in Python From Scratch

By onSeptember 12, 2014 in Algorithms From Scratch<p>The k-Nearest Neighbors algorithm (or kNN for short) is an easy algorithm to understand and to …

7 Ways to Validate Your Startup Idea

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to save people the hassle and the headache of doing extensive research before buying a product.</i><p>I don’t know if you ever experienced a eureka moment – a second when everything comes together and an amazing idea pops into your head. As …

Android fragmentation charted: 18,796 different devices in use

It seems like each week, we learn of a new Android device coming out. It probably feels that way because <i>it is that way</i>, and a new report only …

How to Destroy Your Old Hard Drive

It's not enough to erase old hard drives when their useful lives are through. You must break them.<p>(Photot Credit: Diane Collins and Jordan Hollender/Getty Images)<p>My first desktop external desktop hard drive and I have had a good run together. But now it's six years old, it requires two adapters to …

Kickstart Your iPhone App Development with This Swift Programming class

I just learned of (and backed) a Kickstarter campaign to learn Swift and iOS 8 programming. It's being run by a friend and colleague of mine, named Paul Solt. He's an award-winning app developer and a great instructor. I've had the opportunity to attend live training from him, and he's offered …

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Spyder 3D World Gives Dreamers and Designers a New Online 3D Printing Destination

BREA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 14, 2014–<p>NASA, Chinese architects and 6th grade classrooms are fascinated by the amazing inventions made possible through 3D printing. Now 3D printing enthusiasts on every level can meet in one online community to share, sell or purchase designs. Introducing …

Want Angel Investors? Here's What You Need to Know Right Now. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re seeking funding from angel investors, you have to know where to strike.<p>Angel investors are most likely to back Internet, health-care and mobile technology startups in their own backyard. That’s according to data on angel deals …

How to Evaluate and Select the Right Mobile SDK

<i>Matthew D. Sarrel is a technology journalist, analyst and founder of Sarrel Group, a technical marketing consultancy based in New York City and San Francisco.</i><p>Anyone developing consumer software knows that we live in a mobile-first world. I see companies today that actually have a live app before …

Math nerds are taking over Wall Street

When you think about the typical Wall Street trader, you probably picture a fast-talking Wolf of Wall Street type.<p>But guess what? They are rapidly being replaced by "quants" -- soft-spoken super nerds armed with high-tech software to help them beat the market.<p>Elie Galam is one of them.<p>Every day, …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a partner at Trinity Ventures. She has active investments in companies including m-commerce players Care.com (CRCM), EAT Club, and ThredUP.</i> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly</i> …

How to Use Negative Psychology to Your Business Advantage

<i>David Arnoux</i> <i>is Head of Growth and co-founder of</i> <i>Twoodo, helping</i> <i>teams organize using simple #hashtags.</i><p><i>“It was a disaster. I missed the last metro ride home, and I had run out of cash for a taxi. I had to walk for two hours to get home! And it was pouring rain. Worst – night – ever.”</i><p><i>“I’ll never go</i> …

Metro North considers sleep apnea screenings after New York derailment

A deadly Metro-North train derailment last year, in which the train's "dazed" engineer was found to have sleep apnea, has pushed the railroad to look into establishing screening for the condition, which could include measuring operators' necks and asking them and their spouses about snoring …

10 Theories to Know For Greater Persuasion Power

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are—most of the time—discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more influential. We’re interested in meeting the …

Content management system using ruby on rails

Ruby on rails is favoured by developers in New York for the ease it offers in use with very little coding requirement. It is the most suitable platform creating productive websites that are scalable with ease in adding new features and updating content. With Ruby on Rails framework, developers can …

Ruby on Rails

The Best Productivity Apps of 2018

Buckle down and get productive with these excellent apps for managing your work, organizing your life, collaborating with teams, and much more.<p>PCMag …

8 Common Tax Mistakes That Startups Make

In the flurry of launching a new business or first startup, filing your taxes can be a real learning curve. You won’t want to wait until the last …

Holland says yes to the network-agnostic SIM card

Advertisement<p>24 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Albert Lozano<p>Regulators in Netherlands this week opened the door for any company — whether Apple, Audi …

12 Ways to Get Your Business Dev and Tech Teams on the Same Page

Here’s a problem I bet every non-technical founder has experienced: the communication gap between what the biz dev team wants and what the tech team thinks they want, and vice versa. It’s disruptive, and for founders, very frustrating to watch.<p>The thing is, everyone is actually working toward the …

GitHub Launches Developer Program

GitHub today announced the GitHub Developer Program to provide all developers with the resources they need to “build integrations for better collaboration, higher code quality, easy deployment and so much more.” In other words, GitHub wants to do more than just offer an API.<p>Members of the GitHub …