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Why bots won’t replace apps anytime soon

TRANSLATIONS<b>:</b> 中文 (品玩)<p>Lately, everyone’s talking about “conversational UI” [user interface]. It’s the next big thing. But the more articles I read on the topic, the more annoyed I get. It’s taken me so long to figure out why!<p>Conversations, writes WIRED, can do things traditional GUIs can’t. Matt …

How to Code and Understand DeepMind's Neural Stack Machine

<b>Summary:</b> I learn best with toy code that I can play with. This tutorial teaches DeepMind's Neural Stack machine via a very simple toy example, a …

The 200 billion dollar chatbot disruption

In 2014, Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion. That astronomical number set off waves of speculation as to what value Facebook could possibly see in a company with just 55 employees and roughly $20 million in revenue, although it had 500 million users. At last week’s F8 conference, that …

Machine Learning for Programming

Bio<p>Peter Norvig is a Director of Research at Google Inc. Previously he was head of Google’s core search algorithms group, and of NASA Ames’s …

Machine Learning

How to Stop Aging in 2016

You probably have a laundry list of things you’d like to accomplish this year. But between surprising your other half with Adele tickets and dropping …

30 Great Books for Teachers and Educators

January 2 , 2015<br>Since its inception last year, our Pinterest board ‘Great Books for Teachers’ have grown so much in popularity with more than 16k …

Education Technology

How mobile UX design is changing desktop design

Ever since smartphones really began to be smart, and as mobile internet speeds became faster, mobile web design started to take off. Now, 7 years …

5 deep learning startups to follow in 2016

So much has happened this year in the world of deep learning, that trendy type of artificial intelligence that entails training artificial neural networks on large data sets and then getting them to make inferences about new data.<p>There have been technical breakthroughs, acquisitions, funding deals, …

Artificial Intelligence

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms - MoData

Link to Machine Learning Mastery: A tour of machine learning algorithms<p>After we understand the type of machine learning problem we are working with, …

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s …

Philippines' 50 Richest 2015: Succession Plans Underway

A passing of the baton from the aging founder has been taking place in some of the largest family-centered Filipino conglomerates. The country has the oldest profile among our dozen Asia rich lists. Families have gone about the transition in different forms, some enlisting outside professionals, …

Family Business

These Are Wall Street's Must-Read Books of the Summer

As things slow down a bit on Wall Street during the summer months, many of its best and brightest will find more time in their schedules to read. We …

Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.

Plenty of adults wander the professional world hiding their ignorance about how computers work, a knowledge gap that can now be closed in a few …

Mobile First, But What’s Next?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Peter Wagner and Martin Giles are partners at Wing Venture Capital.</i><p>The ascendance of mobile devices, cloud computing and big data is having a profound impact on the lives of workers. Yet many of the business applications that run on their smartphones and tablets still fail miserably …

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Does it seem like you don’t have enough hours in the day to get through everything you need to do? With so many competing demands on our time, we can all benefit from learning to ramp up our own personal productivity. HBR recently ran a series called Getting More Work Done. …

24-year-old FlipTrip CEO says the Philippines has far more to offer than white beaches

April Cuenca’s life has been about traveling.<p>The 24-year-old co-founder and CEO of FlipTrip has been traveling across the Philippines from a young …

Lessons In Designing Great Enterprise Software

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Etan Lightstone is the director of UX design at New Relic.</i><p>As people are bringing new expectations of a quality user experience into the workplace, delivering a consumer-grade experience is becoming critical for all business software and is a fundamental way for software makers to …

8 tips (and predictions) for creating great Apple Watch user interfaces

With the upcoming launch of Apple Watch next month, developers are undoubtably thinking about ways of adapting their current apps and potentially new apps for the smaller screen. This exercise is similar in many ways to the adaptation of desktop apps to mobile apps, which resulted in many …

How Canada Goose Parkas Migrated South

A few months a year, Jim Haugen can be found at the South Pole tending to a cluster of very deep holes filled with sensors. The apparatus, called the …

Microsoft shares its vision of the future with thinner displays and cool gadgets

It's an interesting look at how the company sees technology really having an impact on the lives of millions, as well as how such advances do not …

Gear & Gadgets

Why coding is not the new literacy

Despite the good intentions behind the movement to get people to code, both the basic premise and approach are flawed. The movement sits on the idea that “coding is the new literacy,” but that takes a narrow view of what literacy really is.<p>If you ask Google to define literacy it gives a mechanical …

Bill Gates’ five favorite books of 2014

In addition to running one of the world’s largest charitable foundations, and taking on a dramatically expanded role at Microsoft, Bill Gates is a voracious reader and produces an annual list of his favorite reads.<p>The list he released today (not all published in 2014, but he read or revisited them …

These programming skills will earn you the most money

<i>This post has been corrected</i><p>If you want to provoke an argument among computer programmers, ask them to pick their favorite coding language or framework. But even more contentious in an environment where engineers literally have agents, is which is the most lucrative.<p>Quora threads on the subject …

Wranx Applies Spaced Repetition To B2B Learning

U.K. startup Wranx is applying a learning technique called spaced repetition to the b2b space to help businesses train their staff more effectively.<p>This technique will be familiar to users of language learning apps such as Duolingo or indeed Memrise’s Cat Spanish. It basically refers to spacing out …

Firebase

Prioritize and fix issues with powerful, realtime crash reporting. Learn more <i>arrow_right_alt</i><p>Firebase helps you build better mobile apps and grow your …

The Casual Fall Shirt Upgrade (From Shirtmakers You Should Know)

Not that I'm counting, but there are just 12 days until the start of the NBA regular season. Which means -- beyond Lebron James' return to the court …

The Philippines is rallying to be the next big freelancing superpower (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to data released by jobs portal Freelancer.com, the Philippines is locked in a dead heat with Indonesia and Vietnam to become the next …

The 10 secrets to successful people’s calm

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn.</i><p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions …

Emotional Intelligence

The complete guide to having a creative breakthrough

We all struggle for a moment of insight. Whether you’ve been banging your head against the wall for days or just woke up to a problem this morning, the desire for a creative boost is a powerful one. It’s the same feeling that plagues writers facing a blank page or advertisers developing a brand’s …

How to learn by working smarter, not harder

Two weeks ago, my oldest son taught my youngest son how to perform a corner kick during half time of my middle son’s soccer game. He demonstrated the correct way to swing the leg, angle the foot, and launch the ball toward the goal. When the referee blew his whistle, resuming the game, we moved to …