Susan Harwood

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Predictive maintenance using PySpark

Predictive maintenance is one of the most common machine learning use cases and with the latest advancements in information technology, the volume of …

Italian 'ghost town' for sale: Entire village available for less than price of a small London flat

The only moment of glory the mountaintop fortress Rocca Calascio has had in centuries of oblivion came in 1985, when it served as the set for the fantasy film Ladyhawke. It then went back to being a sleepy ghost town, isolated among the peaks of central Italy's rugged Apennine hills in the Abruzzi …

155 chatbots in this brand new landscape. Where does your bot fit?

Since we started building bots at KeyReply more than two years ago, the industry has seen massive interest and change. This makes it hard for companies and customers to figure out what’s really happening — so we hope to throw some light on this industry by creating a landscape of chatbot-related …

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

FACT CHECK: Is Facebook Going to Make All Posts Public?

CLAIM<p>Posting a legal notice on your Facebook wall will protect you from having all your Facebook posts made public.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Messages about …

Google Launches New Design Portal for Mobile App, Website Developers

As a company that derives a huge portion of its revenue from online ads, Google has a lot at stake in ensuring that people are able to access …

How to Figure Out If Your Big Idea Is a Viable Business

Before you sink any money into a new enterprise, take your idea for a test drive.<p><i>This story is part one of a five-part series on the best way to</i> …

Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we're stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account. I can't do anything …

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

Recipes

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

The 18 Best Analytics Tools Every Business Manager Should Know

The goal of any business analytic tool is to analyze data and extract actionable and commercially relevant information that you can use to increase results or performance. But with so many tools available it can be difficult to know what to use and when.<p>I thought it might be useful to look at some …

Big Data

Meet the 18-year-old who's skipping college to start a club for 'hackers'

Now, at 18, Latta is living in San Francisco and working on his rapidly expanding coding organization called Hack Club.<p>"I've always found myself able to learn the most when I can completely throw myself at something," Latta told Business Insider.<p>Latta has certainly thrown himself intensely into his …

Web developers, data scientists, AI experts: The 15 top tech roles of 2016

Over the past few years, skilled developers and tech professionals have been in high demand for startups and corporations alike. And 2016 will be no …

America's companies might be running out of people to hire

The number of employers saying that they can't fill open jobs is surging while the number of people being hired each month is starting to fall.<p>In short, something looks wrong in the labor market.<p>In a note to clients Wednesday, Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macro wrote that, "One of …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

JavaScript Goes Asynchronous (and It’s Awesome)

<i>This article is part of a web development series from Microsoft. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible.</i>JavaScript has …

Wireframe Basics for Beginners: An Agency Perspective

Wireframing is one of the most effective and valuable exercises during the project lifecycle. Whether you’re building a mobile application, a …

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups

6 Foods Doctors Recommend

1<p>Greek Yogurt<p><i>Gerard Mullin, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative GI Nutrition Services and author of</i> “The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Podcasting

Making and Breaking UX Best Practices

Imagine a website with a beautiful, enticing, full-screen image, where a transparent button leads to pages of well constructed, adaptive content. The …

What Makes A Killer Business Pitch For Branson And Other Top Investors

Business angels and venture capitalists and business angels play a vital role in new business creation, providing capital and access to a powerful resource network and enabling thousands of entrepreneurs to realise their dreams of creating and growing new ventures.<p>But they don’t make investment …

Web Design Usability - 10 Common Mistakes | JUST™ Creative

<i>This article has been contributed by Jessica Velasco.</i><p>The internet is filled with how-to articles and tips for success. Rarely do we find people who …

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

Fitness

Working while others sleep? Obesity may be a higher risk; here's why

Try as they might to adjust to a schedule that has them toiling while others sleep, swing-shift workers do not fool their bodies into burning calories and using nutrients the way people who obey their internal circadian clocks do, says a new study.<p>The result -- a metabolism that burns fewer …