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Balanced Scorecards in Power BI | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

By Greg Koehler, Program Manager at Microsoft<p>“IMAGINE ENTERING THE COCKPIT of a modern jet airplane and seeing only a single instrument there.”<br>―</b> …

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

Data Science

Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Among the Fastest-Growing Skills Online

As cryptocurrencies explode in popularity, employers are clamoring for workers with expertise in the emerging field.<p>Demand for online freelancers who …

Amazon is invading finance without really trying

Many people believe that big technology companies will soon become major competitors to traditional banks. But Amazon has invaded their turf without offering many financial services—its mammoth cloud-computing business is instead reshaping how the financial industry works.<p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) …

Cloud Computing

Five ways banks are using blockchain

Barely a day goes by without a fresh announcement about how banks are seeking to use blockchain technology to transform sizeable chunks of their …

Ray Kurzweil says machines won't take over our jobs

For Every Loss, an Opportunity<p>Google’s Chief Engineer — and one of today’s most notable futurists — Ray Kurzweil gave an interesting perspective on …

Microsoft finally starts doing something with LinkedIn by integrating it into Office 365

Last year, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but even though the acquisition has long closed, Microsoft hasn’t yet done much with all of the data it gets from the social network. At its Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida, the company announced some first steps in integrating …

7 ways to reshape your brain and learn anything

But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all day, but you won't eat if your fish all jump out and wriggle back out of the boat.<p>Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, has ransacked available scientific …

Predictive Analytics: Predicting Customer Behavior to Improve ROI

Predictive analytics is probably the hottest thing in marketing analytics right now. Predictive analytics go beyond describing consumer behavior to …

Big Data

Power BI Developer community September update | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community. Don’t forget to check out the August blog post, if you haven’t done so …

More artificial intelligence, fewer screens: the future of computing unfolds

Screen-free user experiences such as Amazon Echo and autonomous vehicles portend a future of computing without screens.<p>We are approaching the day …

Artificial Intelligence

As Bitcoin prices climb, Siacoin offers an attractive alternative

Everyone is looking for the next Bitcoin. Finding a currency with potential not just to change the world, but also net multiple thousand percent returns over the next several months, though, isn’t as easy as an influx of new contenders would have you believe.<p>But it doesn’t matter. Wealth creation …

Massive robot dance sets a Guinness world record

Watch as 1,069 robots dance simultaneously in China to break the record.<p>Cowboys, disco divas and "Thriller" zombies aren't the only ones who can line dance in unison. Earlier this month, robots showed off their dance skills, which may have included twerking, and broke a Guinness World Record at the …

World Records

Crunch Report | Fastest Drone Ever World Record Set

<b>Today’s Stories</b><p>Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real one<br>• Watch this racing drone set the Guinness World Record for fastest drone<br>• Vertu is dead<p><b>Credits</b><p><b>Written by:</b> Tito Hamze, John Mannes <b><br>Hosted by:</b> Tito Hamze <b><br>Filmed by:</b> Joe Zolnoski <b><br>Edited by:</b> Veanne Cao<p><b>Notes:</b><p>I don’t …

Google is using AI to create stunning landscape photos using Street View imagery

Google’s AI photo editor tricked even professional photographers<p>Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is taking in Street View imagery from Google Maps and transforming it into professional-grade photography through post-processing — all without a human touch. Hui Fang, a software …

Elon Musk is setting up a company that will link brains and computers

The ultimate goal would be a “neural lace” to enhance people’s cognitive abilities.<p>Billionaire futurist space explorer Elon Musk has a new project: a …

The Brain

Why Europe’s largest economy resists new industrial revolution

BERLIN — For as long as anyone can remember, German manufacturing has been the envy of Europe. From automobile engines to airplane fuselages, nothing …

Manufacturing

YapJobs raises $1.4 million to match job seekers with hospitality roles

YapJobs, an app which seeks to match jobseekers and employers in the hospitality sector in real-time, has raised £1 million (about $1.4 million) in funding.<p>Investors in the round included Ziad Tassabehji, who invested in an angel capacity, and various other private investors.<p>Shahzad Ali, CEO of …

Watch this supercut of Elon Musk unveiling the new Tesla Model 3

This is all you've got until the end of 2017<p>Last night, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's Model 3 to an audience of eager, electric car acolytes. The car, which will range 215 miles per charge and start at $35,000, is set to begin deliveries at the end of 2017. So unless you were one of the lucky few who …

Tesla

On-demand moving app Lugg hits Silicon Valley

Lugg, the startup that helps people with small moves, requested via an Uber-like mobile app, is this week expanding its reach into additional markets. While originally available in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company says it will now be available in Silicon Valley, from Palo Alto to Mountain …

Apple Pay Could Finally Come to the Broader Web

Apple Pay could be heading to the mobile web. Image source: Apple.<p>I've been asking for this for almost a year. Well, sort of.<p>While it seems inevitable that <b>Apple</b> will eventually bring its Touch ID fingerprint sensor the the Mac one of these days, the most exciting implication of that addition would …

Apple

Robot CEO: Your next boss could run on code

A report shown at the 2016 World Economic Forum in January says millions of jobs will be lost to robots in the next few years. When thinking about who is most vulnerable, factory workers, drivers, and pilots come to mind. Surely the jobs requiring a human touch, such as artists, entertainers, and …

World Economic Forum

Fix the QlikView chart properties dialog

A short post today, but one that will fix a very common developer annoyance in QlikView 11 and 11.2; the scroll tabs in the chart properties dialog …

Foxconn investing $2.6B into new display factory that will exclusively supply Apple

Foxconn's Innolux will build a new $2.6 billion sixth-generation plant in Southern Taiwan to supply displays exclusively to Apple, after the iPhone …

Startup Founders in Southeast Asia, it's Time to Step Up

Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback. The Ghanian startup built a widget to replace contact forms and provide businesses with the kind of customer insights most consumers fail to fill out on websites.<p>The company was founded in 2011. Less than two years later, it became the first …

Uber Opens Its API With 11 Launch Partners, Including OpenTable, TripAdvisor, and United Airlines

We told you it was coming, and here it is: Last week, my colleague Josh Constine reported that Uber was preparing to release an API that would enable its on-demand ride-hailing service to be integrated into a number of third party apps. Today, the company is announcing its API will become available …

SpaceX is going solar with Elon Musk’s other company, SolarCity

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Rocket startup SpaceX is looking to build a small solar panel farm near its vertical launch site at Boca Chica Beach in Texas, …

World Cup's Germany-Brazil game is most-tweeted sports event

The match between Germany and Brazil generated 35.6 million tweets, breaking a Twitter record.<p>The blowout between Germany and Brazil was a hot topic on Twitter on Tuesday.<p>The social network tweeted yesterday that there were 35.6 million tweets published during the match between Brazil and Germany, …

Brazil

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Sometimes the hiring practices of even the biggest and most successful companies can be outright ridiculous.<p>There can be bizarre interview questions that seemingly have no answers. There can be standards -- like not hiring anyone who attended a …