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How Google's Amazing AI Start-Up 'DeepMind' Is Making Our World A Smarter Place

DeepMind is a British AI startup which was relatively unknown until it was bought by Google for around $600 million in 2014. Since then DeepMind has continued to refine its neural-network driven technology which has broken new frontiers with machine learning, particularly deep learning.<p>Perhaps …

Artificial Intelligence

Every Marketing Tool You Need to Know About | Inc.com

When it comes to marketing, there is no shortage of awesome tools. You have your choice of tools not only for analytics, but also for content marketing, conversion rate optimization, email marketing, social media marketing, search, and more.<p>But the sheer number of available tools can also be …

Marketing

Big data and creativity: What we can learn from 'House of Cards'

Data and creativity can work really well together. Don’t believe me?<p>On February 1, 2013, a TV series called <i>House of Cards</i> debuted on the video streaming service Netflix. It proved an immediate hit. Two years later, it has a nine out of 10 rating from more than 275,000 reviewers. Those numbers place …

TV

4 Tools to Create Interactive Content in Minutes

If we take a quick glimpse into the crystal ball, we see a future of content marketing less about the impact of words and more about the experiences …

Marketing

20 Design Rules You Should Never Break – Learn

<i>Just like with any profession or discipline, design comes with some rules.</i><p>While breaking design rules is allowed and even (in some circumstances) …

Graphic Design

B tested patterns for higher conversion rates and growth

Try Being Direct instead of indecisive.<p>You can send your message with uncertainty trembling in your voice, or you can say it with confidence. If …

UX Design

Fast Path to a Great UX — Increased Exposure Hours

As we’ve been researching what design teams need to do to create great user experiences, we’ve stumbled across an interesting finding. It’s the …

25 more great free UX tools

A few years ago I posted a popular article titled 25 great free UX tools. Well an awful lot of new free UX tools have appeared since I posted that …

UX Design

Top 100 UX Design Tips from a User Experience Master

User Experience Design (UXD or UX) in web design is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability, accessibility, and …

Good UX is Driving the Need for Better CX

Consumers today are lucky.<b>We’re constantly surrounded by thoughtful, engaging, connected digital experiences.</b> Personalization isn’t just a marketing …

Customer Experience

This Camera Records The Thinking Brain

What’s going on in that head of yours?<p>It’s a question both awkward dates and neuroscientists want answered.<p>From recalling the way home to remembering where to go to find food, the ways the brain processes information have remained largely a mystery for decades.<p>One reason it’s been hard for …

The Brain

This robot will read your Facebook profile and make you a cocktail based on your personality

A group of German product designers created a robot that uses data from your Facebook account to create a personalized cocktail made just for you.<p>Here's how it works: The user logs into the terminal, grants access to his or her Facebook profile, and then the system uses an algorithm developed by …

University of Cambridge

This is why I quit an incredible job at a top VC firm to become a programmer

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz.<p>I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs …

Computer Science

Why 'Game of Thrones' Wouldn't Have Been Possible Without J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

For nearly 20 years in the middle of the 20th century, a small group of men met twice a week in the British university town of Oxford. They drank, …

What happens when someone dies in a hotel room, when is the best time to book... and what items are covered in germs? The secrets hotels don't want you to know

• <b>Studies reveal TV remotes can have as much bacteria as a toilet</b>• <b><br>You can avoid paying cancellation fees if you move the date forward first</b>• <b><br>Avoid 0800</b> …

Hospitality

How To Persuade And Influence

Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago

The first genetically modified crop wasn't made by a megacorporation. Or a college scientist trying to design a more durable tomato. Nope. Nature did it — at least 8,000 years ago.<p>Well, actually bacteria in the soil were the engineers. And the microbe's handiwork is present in sweet potatoes all …

Agriculture

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …