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Introduction to Deep Learning

Watch this series of MATLAB® Tech Talks to explore key deep learning concepts. Learn to identify when to use deep learning, discover what approaches …

Two Simple Steps To Sell Anybody On Your Vision

We aren’t all motivated by the same things. Here’s how to secure everybody’s buy-in, in this order.<p>Something needs to change, and you think you know how. In other words, you’ve got a vision, and now you just need to sell it to other people. To help you out, there are two basic facts of psychology …

Idea Drop helps organisations generate and capture new ideas

In spite of my aversion to the word “ideation,” I can’t argue against software designed to help an organisation solicit ideas from its people. The best ideas can — and often do — come from anyone, regardless of job title or hierarchy. Enter Idea Drop, a London-headquartered startup that offers what …

Brainstorming

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Cloud Computing Spins Out Of Control (But Maybe That's Not Such A Bad Thing)

Organizations continue their headlong rush into the cloud – but the people they depend on to manage this adventure are in a scramble to keep up, and, indeed, may be losing control of the situation. That’s the gist of a recent survey of more than 1,071 IT managers and professionals conducted by …

Insurance Industry

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

This Video Explains How GitHub Works As Simply As Possible

As ubiquitous as it is, GitHub is a little baffling for beginners because it’s not evident at the start how it actually works. So, GitHub made a …

GitHub

Questions about hacking swirl as Trump enters critical week

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and his aides are entering a crucial week in his presidential transition as he and his Cabinet nominees …

Donald Trump

Understanding Machine Learning

Learn how you can modernize your data warehouse with Apache Hadoop. View an on-demand webinar now. Brought to you in partnership with …

Machine Learning

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Are Your Vendors, Partners and Other Business Allies Putting Your Organization at Risk?

<i>Qualys SAQ Automates the Process of Assessing Your Third Parties’ Security Posture</i><p>How compliant are vendors and other third parties with information …

T-Mobile

Secrets and lies of a master spy: The agent who fooled the British, Russians, Italians, Japanese and the Nazis during WW2

In 1943, Peter Fleming, brother of Bond creator Ian, recruited a promising-looking Indian intelligence officer and code-named him Silver. His new recruit was a master of deception who worked for all the Axis powers as well as for the Soviets and the British - and fooled them all. Meet the only …

Communist Party

The complete guide to the iPhone's Bedtime mode

The iPhone's new "Bedtime" functionality within the alarm clock app is an innovative and interesting introduction.<p>Working on the basis that being …

Election hacking hype: A reality check from an information security specialist

<i>Editor’s Note: Corey Nachreiner, CTO at WatchGuard Technologies, is a regular GeekWire contributor.</i><p>Over the past several years, hacking and …

A productivity technique created 100 years ago will make you never want to multitask again

Everyone wants to get more done in the shortest amount of time possible. Unfortunately, multitasking is limited to a small number of tasks.<p>You can't attend to an urgent phone call while you prepare an equally important report, because both of these tasks require focus. Most people switch between …

6 Hacks to Make your Business Meetings More Efficient

Meetings are a part of every business. They are considered an excellent way of communicating. Efficient communication is the key to a successful …

Time Management

Make Your Mornings Work for You

<i>This piece originally appeared on Uncubed.com.</i><p>There are people who greet the morning with a smile. Then there are the rest of us.<p>Despite the fact …

8 Ways To Get People To Take You More Seriously

Do you ever feel like nobody takes you seriously at work? If so, you're not alone. More than 50% of people don't feel respected at work, according to a global survey of more than 20,000 employees by the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>Maybe colleagues ignore your input in meetings. Perhaps they interrupt …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

Cloud computing: Four reasons why companies are choosing public over private or hybrid clouds

Tech chiefs are making a big bet on the public cloud: here's why.<p>CIOs are now so committed to on-demand IT that many are not just ditching in-house …

You'll Never Complain Of Not Having Enough Time If You Can Apply This Rule

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm

The “Ivy Lee Method” is stupidly simple, and that’s partly why it’s so effective.<p>By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world.<p>Schwab (oddly enough, no relation to Charles R. Schwab, founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation) was the president of the Bethlehem Steel …

4 Rules To Achieve Inbox Zero And Stress-Level Zero

Do the emails, that pile up in your inbox, give you stress? Well, you’re not the only one. Many of us HATE email. But at the same time, we also can’t …

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

What is a “Data Lake” Anyway?

One of the consequences of the hype and exaggeration that surrounds Big Data is that the labels and definitions that we use to describe the field …

Big Data

Find out if it's time to replace your MacBook's battery

There's a reason why your laptop keeps dying. Find out if it's time to give in and replace your MacBook's battery.<p>My aging MacBook Pro doesn't hold a charge like it once did. That's not surprising, since it's nearly five years old and batteries tend to lose their capacity over time.<p>And the less …

MacBook Pro

Why AWS Lambda could be the worst thing to happen to open source

In a quest for productivity, developers may opt for APIs over source code. The convenience of the cloud could trump the freedom of choice that comes …

How to Report to a Woman If You're a Man

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many female CEOs I know have the same story. A male job candidate blows them away with his interview and jam-packed CV. His references sing his praises, so she hires him on the spot, excited about the new skills he’ll bring to her company.<p>…

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

Introducing HyperDev

One more thing…<p>It’s been awhile since we launched a whole new product at Fog Creek Software (the last one was Trello, and that’s doing pretty well). …