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Jandi, the Korean slack, raises US$2.5m to double its workforce for Asia expansion

The makers of Jandi, a workplace productivity platform, have raised US$2.5 million in convertible bonds to double its workforce this year to over 100 …


10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

This is what great UX looks like. (Episode 1)

The designers and editors also use other modern elements of web technologies to bring more interactivity to the page as the user scrolls, encouraging …

Interactive Storytelling

The Best-Kept Secrets of Venture Capital

A successful entrepreneur-turned-VC shares harsh truths for founders looking for investment.

Jason Lemkin has been on both sides of the table of start-up investing. As the founder of EchoSign, he saw the process of raising money from the entrepreneur's perspective. As a executive at other start-ups …

Venture Capital

A Harvard psychologist reveals the quickest way to boost confidence when you're nervous

If you've heard of Amy Cuddy, it's probably because you saw her 2012 TED talk on the benefits of "power posing."

Her theory: Stand like Wonder Woman for two minutes before a big meeting or event, and your confidence will spike — as if by magic.

Four years later, the Harvard psychologist has released …


Managing Your Startup In 2016: New Rules For A New Environment

It’s a new environment for startups in 2016. Financing will get harder. Valuation inflation will dissipate. Profitability will be in vogue again. And old-fashioned business fundamentals will balance out the disruption frenzy of the past five years.

Given the new investment climate, what’s an …


Finding The Most Lucrative Technology Jobs In 2016

• Big Data Engineers ($183K), Mobile Applications Developers ($175,750) and Data Security Analysts ($160k) are predicted to be the highest paid IT-related jobs in 2016.
• Big Data Engineers and data scientists will see salaries increase 8.9% in 2016.
• Tech skills in the most demand include Python, Ruby on …


What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)

Erika Christakis' new book, The Importance of Being Little, is an impassioned plea for educators and parents to put down the worksheets and flash cards, ditch the tired craft projects (yes, you, Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey) and exotic vocabulary lessons, and double-down on one, simple …

These 30 Incredibly Simple Home Improvement Ideas Will Make Your Guests Instantly Jealous.


The best thing about having your own home is that you can customize it however you like. The problem with home renovations, however, is that …

Home Improvement

L.A.'s Top Tech Guru Is Preparing for the Bubble to Burst

Mark Suster is giving a tour of the rooftop patio at Upfront Ventures. L.A.'s largest venture capital firm has just relocated from Century City to …

Andy Rubin Unleashed Android on the World. Now Watch Him Do the Same With AI

Rubin’s ambitions go beyond building gadgets or companies. He wants Playground to be the factory that creates the building blocks for an AI-infused …


TensorFlow is Terrific – A Sober Take on Deep Learning Acceleration

TensorFlow does not change the world. But it appears to be the best, most convenient deep learning library out there.

Machine Learning

The resetting of the startup industry

Much has changed in the past four months of the technology startup world and how outsiders value the business. Of course it’s too early to predict whether this is a trend or an aberration but the smartest people I know in the industry are predicting the former.

The startup industry may be …



Crispy and juicy tonkatsu,
cooked at low temperature.

Owner: Seizo Mitani

The flavor of tonkatsu changes depending on the meat selected and …


How to do distributed locking

As part of the research for my book, I came across an algorithm called Redlock on the Redis website. The algorithm claims to implement fault-tolerant …

Team sport can help kids get better grades

LONDON: A new research has suggested that team sport is perhaps the only extracurricular activity for making a significant difference to academic


A college professor offered students 2 options for skipping a final exam — and stumbled upon the most effective way to motivate people

Last semester I experimented with a new idea in my consumer behavior class. I gave pop quizzes on the assigned readings but with a little twist.

First and foremost, students were not required to take the quizzes. But if they did take a quiz and they answered it correctly, they would earn a point.

If …


5 Top VCs Predict the Biggest Tech Change Coming in the Next 5 Years

The industry's top names offer bite-size predictions of the biggest changes coming to technology.

If you want to know the future, you can pay a few bucks to get your friendly local psychic to gaze into her crystal ball, but you'd probably do a lot better to ask a venture capitalist.

After all, it's …


The State of Venture Capital

Expect the tortoise to make progress against the rabbit.

There are a lot of data points that one can use to get a sense of the venture capital markets, including the number of startup financings and the level of VC fundraising. They point to some widely known facts: Deal volume and valuations are up …

Venture Capital

Way We Work

How We Organize: Holacracy and Managing
a Growing Engineering Team

This post is a follow-up from the event held at Medium on May 27, 2015. Daryl

Maturing markets = higher stakes, closing doors

Interesting piece by Jessica Lessin in The Information today: The End of Tech Startups:Continue reading on Medium »

Automotive Industry

Recommender Systems - past, present, and future

Data Science

Apache Beam vs Apache Spark comparison

Google recently released a detailed comparison of the programming models of Apache Beam vs. Apache Spark. FYI: Apache Beam used to be called Cloud …

Apache Software Foundation

The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing market

They had a deal.

The Rappaports’ home, on Vancouver’s West Side, would net the couple $5.2-million last year. Jo and her husband had bought the stately Craftsman home in 1987 for $362,000. They raised their sons there and loved it. But the neighbourhood had changed. Investors were razing the houses …


Genetic Engineering Now Allows Parents to Select the Gender and Eye Color of Their Children

The premier episode of the fourth season of HBO's mini-documentary series Vice will include a segment on genetic engineering that examines what researchers and doctors around the world have achieved with technologies like CRISPR. Clustered Regularly-Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats is a …


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SVM in Practice

Many Machine Learning articles and papers describe the wonders of the Support Vector Machine (SVM) algorithm. Nevertheless, when using it on real …

Machine Learning