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Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?<p>When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and …

Procrastination

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40%

Did you just get a TV from Tokyo or flowers from France? Blockchain, that potentially disruptive but much-derided technology, might have helped deliver the goods.<p>A blockchain-based IBM partnership with global shipping colossus Maersk has now expanded to include 94 partners, Big Blue said Thursday. …

Blockchain

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

Apple celebrates ‘Everyone Can Code’ students with special ‘Today at Apple’ session in Chicago

Apple and the City of Chicago came together to celebrate the “Everyone Can Code” program at Apple’s Michigan Avenue location this week. As highlighted in tweets by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Tim Cook, a special “Today at Apple” session where students of the program showcased their app creations…<p>…

Tim Cook

Advanced Analytics: The Key to Becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise

To succeed today, executives must be hyper-aware—of their organizations, the ever-changing demands of their customers, and the rapid pace of market disruptions and opportunities. Analytics is the only way to capture those insights at the speed of digital business. And that trend will only increase …

Machine Learning

Facebook Wants to Teach Machine Learning

When you think of technical education about machine learning, Facebook might not be the company that pops into your head. However, the company uses …

Machine Learning

The Best Material Design Vue.js Framework

Wow there’s lots of options out there if you want to play with a Material-y world and Vue.js. I’ve been spending the last two days playing around …

JavaScript

We see more opportunities in deep tech, IoT and SaaS: YourNest's Sunil Goyal

YourNest Venture Capital is a pre-Series A fund which has invested in more than 16 startups, including parenting blog Mycity4kids, advertising audit …

Startups

Is design thinking the answer for the next generation of marketing?

Merryn Olifent is a senior consultant at innovation and design thinking firm, G2 Innovation. She is a leader in marketing and communications for …

Customers

Importance of Data Science ML and AI in Telecom Industry

If there is one industry that should be leveraging data in every way possible, it’s telecommunications. The telecommunications industry services …

Machine Learning

This hedge fund’s trades are driven by artificial intelligence

Faceless robots may be the next wave for investors to manage your money.<p>Numerai, a San Francisco-based hedge fund which trades stock powered by artificial intelligence, uses data scientists to predict its market accuracy.<p>“All of our hedge fund trades are powered by machine learning algorithms …

Artificial Intelligence

Fundamental Python Data Science Libraries: A Cheatsheet (Part 3/4)

If you are a developer and want to integrate data manipulation or science into your product or starting your journey in data science, here are the …

Python Programming

Essential Tips and Tricks for Starting Machine Learning with Python

We describe some essential hacks and tricks for practicing machine learning with Python. Covers most important libraries, and the overall approach.

Machine Learning

World class AI experts share what their favorite algorithm is

Credit: Mr. Nobody<p>From keeping our inboxes free from SPAM to mining your favorite cryptocurrencies, algorithms are all around us. While we feel like we’re drowning in an ocean of big data, clever algorithms are actually helping us to make sense of it all. And although these algorithms are ruling …

Artificial Intelligence

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

Great Depression

A head recruiter at Amazon says the best résumés are data-based — and there's an easy formula you can follow

Hiring managers look to your résumé to find out all about your previous jobs and experiences.<p>But Celeste Joy Diaz, a recruiting manager at Amazon, said there's a right way to talk about yourself — and quite a few ways to mess it up.<p>For starters, you can't just name drop the company or your job …

Employment

Impractical Python: Playful Programming Activities to Make You Smarter

Overview<p>Impractical Python: Playful Programming Activities to Make You Smarter by Lee Vaughan<p><b>Impractical Python is a collection of fun and</b> …

Barnes & Noble

The six best programming languages to learn right now

Which languages are most popular among developers due to their high demand, and how to get started learning them.<p>Knowing which programming language …

Programming

Trying to change yourself is a waste of time, and if you want to be richer, wake up earlier, or quit smoking already, there's an easier way

Why can't you change yourself? Because the whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct. It's something you just made up to make yourself feel good (or bad).<p>Yesterday, I hadn't written this article. Today, I have. Did I change?<p>Both yes and no are correct answers, depending on how I define change. …

Self-improvement

Think Twice About a Company When You Keep Hearing These 4 AI Buzzwords

For every AI company doing groundbreaking work there are a dozen new "know-it-alls."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For every business that's using AI to do something groundbreaking, there are more that, well, aren't. Adobe’s 2018 "Digital Trends" report found that …

Machine Learning

Reviews for Machine Learning with Python: from Linear Models to Deep Learning from edX

Machine learning methods are commonly used across engineering and sciences, from computer systems to physics. Moreover, commercial sites such as …

Machine Learning

A head recruiter at Amazon says the biggest mistake people make on their résumés comes down to their job title

Celeste Joy Diaz, the recruiting manager for university programs at Amazon, said her team doesn't like to talk about "red flags."<p>But there is one big thing that can irk recruiters like Diaz during the application process: namedropping your place of employment, without explaining what you did …

Employment

How Is AI Used In Healthcare - 5 Powerful Real-World Examples That Show The Latest Advances

When it comes to our health, especially in matters of life and death, the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve outcomes is very intriguing. While there is still much to overcome to achieve AI-dependent health care, most notably data privacy concerns and fears of mismanaged care due to …

Artificial Intelligence

Python has brought computer programming to a vast new audience

IN DECEMBER 1989 Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist, set himself a Christmas project. Irked by shortcomings in other programming languages, …

Programming

Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language

“I CERTAINLY didn’t set out to create a language that was intended for mass consumption,” says Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist who …

Kim Kardashian

Why Amazon Can't Match Microsoft In The Cloud: 10 Insights From Satya Nadella

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — When Amazon …

Satya Nadella

The best salary negotiation tactic might be too awkward for most people to try

Psychologists often talk about the supposed benefits of embracing discomfort. The idea is that, by leaning into feelings like anxiety and anger …

Employment

Persistent Systems backs US-based Big Data firm Cazena

Pune-headquartered software services company Persistent Systems Ltd has invested an undisclosed sum in US-based Cazena, Inc., which enables …

Financial Services