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36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire

Here are some important guides to cultivating a success mindset, starting up, developing product, and becoming a great leader.<p><i>"What one book would you suggest if I want to be a billionaire within next 10 years?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people</i> …

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life

Can't hire a coach to help you improve your life? Watch these 10 TED talks instead.<p>Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to …

How the 80/20 Rule Helped Me Double My Income in Two Months

Learn how you can apply the 80/20 rule to your business.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>When I first read about the 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Principle, I had a healthy skepticism for it. I couldn’t wrap my head around how 80 percent of my work would only lead to 20 percent of results and that …

How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen Approach to Self-improvement)

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “CompoundingThe post How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen …

How Data Scientists Extract Value from Data [Infographic]

Building a successful data science program in your company relies on a good understanding of the data professionals who extract insights and value …

What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd? It seems as though every week companies are finding new uses for algorithms that adapt as they encounter new data. Last year Wired quoted an ex-Google employee …

No-Fail Plan: 10 Morning Routines that Detox Your Body Naturally | Hello Glow

What we do in the morning sets the tone for the whole day. And if you’ve ever overslept, you know exactly how true this statement is. Mornings can be …

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

Python 101 for Aspiring Data Nerds

As a data scientist, or anyone interested in collecting data for that matter, it’s no doubt helpful to know about how to go about collecting the data …

APIs

The Work-Family Imbalance

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Anand Iyer was the chief product officer at Threadflip. Previously, he was co-founder and CTO of Hitpost, acquired by Yahoo, and managed product at IGN Entertainment and Microsoft.</i><p>I recently left my job primarily to spend more time with my two-year-old daughter. I didn’t want it to be …

Is Query Optimization a “Solved” Problem?

Is Query Optimization a “solved” problem? If not, are we attacking the “right” problems? How should we identify the “right” problems to solve? I …

Find the Coaching in Criticism

Feedback is crucial. That’s obvious: It improves performance, develops talent, aligns expectations, solves problems, guides promotion and pay, and boosts the bottom line.<p>But it’s equally obvious that in many organizations, feedback doesn’t work. A glance at the stats tells the story: Only 36% of …

The 22 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

In case you missed them, we've compiled a list of 22 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>These are the books that show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the fundamentals of investing to the stories behind …

GE teams up with AT&T and Intel to conquer the industrial internet. Here’s its plan.

Two years ago GE(s ge) made some big bets on the internet of things — what it calls the industrial internet. It opened an office in San Ramon, Calif. …

Math matters: how big data is building the future of everything

To speed up innovation, scientists are sequencing 'the materials genome'<p>New materials lead to new innovations. Gorilla Glass is a big selling point for smartphones. Kevlar saves lives and has worked its way into consumer products. Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a host of energy-storage …

64% Of Organizations Have Invested In Or Plan To Invest In Big Data Tech, But Only 8% Have Started Using It, Says Gartner

Businesses are eager to spend money on big data, but few have a clear cut plan for what they plan to do with the technology, according to a new Gartner report. 64% of organizations surveyed have already purchased or are planning to invest in big data solutions in 2013, compared with 58% in 2012. Of …

NoSQL or RDBMS? Choosing the Right Database for You

Jnan Dash has written a guest post for ZDNet regarding how to select the right database solution for your business. He writes, “The first …

Databases

Google’s BigQuery Introduces Streaming Inserts And Time-Based Queries For Real-Time Analytics

Google today announced a major update to BigQuery, its cloud-based service for analyzing large amounts of data using SQL, making it more suited to analyzing real-time data. Starting today, BigQuery users will be able to stream events into their databases row-by-row with the help of a new API …

How the core of the internet has changed from data to content

A fundamental shift from data to content has actually changed the infrastructure of the internet–and the change isn’t over yet. That’s the view of …

How Facebook stands to gain by sharing its trade secrets

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Big Data, Analytics And The Future Of Marketing And Sales

Big Data is the biggest game-changing opportunity for marketing and sales since the Internet went mainstream almost 20 years ago. That statement often prompts vigorous head nodding from executives, but is quickly followed by head scratching. “How can we make this happen?”<p>We’ve recently published a …

Credit Card Numbers

Credit Cards<p>Most of us carry credit cards and ATM cards. These, typically, have sixteen digits on the front. These digits are the unique account …

IBM high-fives Netflix open-source tools

Netflix(s nflx), aside from delivering streaming video to consumers, also wants to provide open-source software — Netflix OSS — to tech vendors. …

VMware’s hot seat getting hotter by the minute

VMware’s (s vmw) push into the hyper-competitive enterprise cloud space comes at an interesting time for the server virtualization leader. A growing …

10 Ways to Tell if You’re Customer Centric: And What to Do About it if You’re Not

Are you really customer centric?<br>SOURCE: Kozzi.com<p><b>Summer is a great time to reflect on the progress we have made to date on our plans, be they</b> …

How is innovation changing the energy sector? - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Implications for Big Data Governance

In theory, the governance of Big Data is not much different from that of conventional data. There are greater quantities of the former that are …