Nick Dempster

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Ronnie Apteker: Great businesses build clocks – don’t tell the time

<i>The definition of leadership is simple – the act of leading a group towards a common objective. But the real challenge lies in defining the art of</i> …

React Native Tutorial – Building Your First iOS App With JavaScript (Part 1)

Fast-forward a couple of months, and I’m confident enough to say I may never write an iOS app in Objective-C or Swift again.<p>Reading such a bold …

The Economics of Sleep, Part 2

Our<i> latest</i> Freakonomics Radio<i> episode is called “The Economics of Sleep, Part 2</i><i>.” (You can subscribe to the podcast at</i> <i>iTunes</i><i> or</i> <i>elsewhere</i><i>, get the</i> <i>RSS</i> …

Classical Music

Google wants to use AI to answer your emails for you

While there will never be enough hours in the day to answer emails, Google’s new artificial intelligence system might be able to get you one step closer to Inbox Zero.<p>Google announced today (Nov. 3) that it’s about to release Smart Reply, a machine learning program built into its Inbox by Gmail …

Artificial Intelligence

This AI powered shopping list app reminds you to buy stuff if you forget

The app’s clean interface allows you to create and share all kinds of shopping lists, where the items are automatically grouped by aisles to optimize your movements in the store. Even more interesting is a possibility to set up notifications that the app will give you when you’re near a store or if …

Apps

4 Industries Set to See Massive Disruptions From Smarter Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next frontier in technology as humans are working to tap into the enormous data-processing capability of computers. AI is here to stay as major tech firms spends billions of dollars on the space. Here are four industries that would see massive changes as the …

Ask M for Help: Facebook Tests New Digital Assistant

Single interface could replace web searches and apps on mobile devices<p>What if you could replace most of your web searches and apps with a single interface that just gets things done? That is the premise of Facebook’s new “M”—a “digital assistant” available through its chat app, Facebook …

Mobile

Apply now for the job of the future: “Robot helper,” a human who serves robot needs

Robots’ abilities are largely determined by what they’re programmed to do. But once the code is written and the machine is up and running, artificially intelligent machines (AIs) can learn from experience and from the humans around them.<p>Which means that, as AIs take on a growing role in the …

Robotics

8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management

<b>1. You can’t manage time, you can only manage yourself.</b><p>There are 24 hours in each day. You can’t change that. As long as you focus on managing time – searching for systems, lists, and tools – you are ignoring the real issue: how to manage yourself.<p><b>2. “Too much to do” and “Not enough time” are</b> …

Time Management

5 Things To Adopt On Day One As A New Leader

Assuming a new leadership role can be daunting. Serving in a managerial role one day and a leadership role the next without receiving the “memo” of what leadership looks like is really a recipe for disaster. Without training or coaching, you only have two options: to rely upon the skills that …

Leadership

How to Help a New Manager Become a Great Leader

When you promote employees to managerial positions, make sure they have their own philosophy.<p>New managers need all the help they can get, but what is the first thing they should master?<p>Carol Walker, president of Boston-based management consulting firm Prepared to Lead, writes in <i>Harvard Business</i> …

Leadership

The 3 communication skills every leader needs to master

For a business leader to be successful, solid communication skills are vital.<p>Skip Weisman, a leadership and workplace communication expert, coaches leaders on how to communicate more effectively.<p>He says there are three overarching skills that lead to success, which he calls "the three levels of …

Leadership

This 10 Minute Video Teaches You Exactly How to Persuade Others--Proven by Science

We all like to get our way. Here are six things you need to do to make it happen.<p>Whether it's seeking new investors, interviewing for our first job, or proposing marriage, all of us are in the persuasion business. If you want to convince me to take some type of action, what's the best way to …

Body Language

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader

Everyone makes mistakes, but leaders are accountable to a much higher standard for theirs. Avoid the following seven common mistakes made by leaders.<p>Leadership is a tricky path, and for inexperienced leaders, it can be intimidating. While every person's leadership style is unique, and no approach …

Leadership

How to setup and use action extensions on iPhone and iPad

Note: Action extensions will show up in iOS 9 or later in Share sheet of <i>any</i> app that supports them. However, the Share sheet will only show action …

The Only 13 New TV Shows Worth Watching This Fall

From family sitcoms like "Moms" and "Dads," to buddy-cop crime shows like "Almost Human" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," how do you decide where to pledge your viewership?<p>We've read the reviews of upcoming network and cable pilots and compiled a list of the 13 best new series.<p>So as you anticipate the …

TV

Thinking of Starting a Business? Click On Specialized Online Retail

Online shoppers are searching--for high-priced, niche goods.<p>E-commerce is nothing new. What <i>is</i> new? As the number of people who have access to broadband Internet connections skyrocketed, online shoppers have expanded their appetites, especially when it comes to landing deals on an ever-widening …

eCommerce

Five Ways CIOs Can Prepare For The Cloud: Lessons Learned From ServiceNow

ServiceNow(NYSE:NOW) is a global leader in providing cloud-based services used by enterprises to streamline and automate their IT operations. They’re known for their expertise in IT Service Management (ITSM), speed of development cycles, and commitment to open source including MongoDB and NoSQL. …

Become a Better Leader by Studying Kim Kardashian's Marriage

Four simple, destructive behaviors that doom a marriage--and a business.<p>Kim Kardashian and I have one thing in common. Neither of us would know the other if we tripped over them.<p>Before a few days ago, I was aware that she's famous, that she's had reality shows and a sex tape, that she had a 72-day …

Kris Humphries