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Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

2016 Internet Trends Report

The 2016 edition of Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report covers today's Internet growth and an in-depth look at the following:<p>• Global Internet users have surpassed 3B; India has supplanted the US as the world’s second-largest Internet market.<p>• Internet user growth remains consistent (led by …

Internet of Things

Ottoman Made from an Old Electrical Spool

I finally took the opportunity to take a class from Shelly Leer from Mod Home Ec. I “met” Shelly through blogging at least four years ago and then …

Sewing

Simple Elegant Coffee Table

Introduction: Simple Elegant Coffee Table<p>About: Easy and affordable DIY projects and ideas. More About dezine »<p>This elegant and sophisticated coffee …

Woodworking

Google Cardboard VR Kit for under $15

Craving some virtual reality goodness? Unsure of Oculus after Facebook purchased them? Well — why not make your own then!<p>At last weeks Google I/O …

Aussie Startup Looks To Dominate Boring Task Market

SYDNEY — Aussie startup Airtasker, which allows people to outsource random tasks to an individual for a fee, is on track to make sure no Australian …

The “internet of things” may not always need an internet connection

The “internet of things” is one of those odd phrases that can mean many things and nothing at the same time. On one hand, it describes a future that is rapidly becoming the present, with all sorts of objects—from televisions and watches to cups and streetlights—able to connect to the internet. On …

Internet of Things

The Top 10 Audio Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Listen To

With a million and one things on an <i>entrepreneur’s agenda</i>, it is almost next to impossible to find the time to read a book from front to back. Well …

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The greatest lessons you'll ever learn will most likely be from your own experience. But entrepreneurs can also learn a lot from the advice and experiences of others, as long as we allow ourselves to be teachable.<p>Perhaps you were in grade …

Nike 2014 Spring/Summer Roshe Run Hyperfuse

Originally released last fall, Nike Sportswear’s Roshe Run Hyperfuse returns for Spring/Summer 2014<p>Originally released last fall, Nike Sportswear‘s Roshe Run Hyperfuse returns for Spring/Summer 2014 in a bevy of new looks for both men and women. Offering seam-sealed Hyperfuse construction and …

Here's What You Should Really Be Eating for Breakfast | Inc.com

While the benefits of eating breakfast are well-known--it can prevent weight gain, boost short-term memory, lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes, and even make us happier--most of those health rewards depend on choosing the right foods.<p>"In general, a healthy breakfast contains protein, fruits, whole …

5 Questions to Discover Who You Are and What Will Make You Happy

<b>“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.</b>” ~<b>E.E. Cummings</b><p>At twenty-five I was happily married and had a great career, many friends, …

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the “2-Minute Rule”

Recently, I’ve been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same …

5 Simple Steps to Building Your Business Online and Getting Millions of Visitors

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>Want to live the ultimate lifestyle, work from anywhere and be the main authority in your industry?<p>Look no further than the master of online psychology, Derek Halpern, for your answers.<p>Those who want to “live the dream” have a hard time doing it when …

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The 7 Secrets To An Eye-Catching, Gig-Nabbing Cover Letter

Hiring managers are trying to find a needle in an application haystack. Here are the sharpest ways to make your point.<p>“It is not uncommon for me to get 100 applications for one spot, so I’m constantly looking for reasons not to advance a candidate to the interview round,” writes Slate editor …

Urban Instagram photographers you should follow

Love urban photography? Addicted to Instagram? These snappers capture their cities in beautiful and surprising ways<p>Follow our @GuardianCities Instagram account for daily updates on great urban photography from across the world and to share your photos with us. Here are the latest updates<p>SOUTH AFRICA<p>…

The Secret to Keeping Employees Happy (Infographic)

Companies take all sorts of different approaches to keeping their employees happy, whether it's providing stock options, keeping great food in the kitchen, or planning annual retreats. But is there really a best way to ensure that workers aren't just productive, but that they stick around for the …

Is RideScout Necessary for Developing Smart Cities?

RideScout has had a really good week. The DC-based startup, which aims to make ground transportation smarter and easier for people, offers a free …

How to Dominate Kickstarter | Inc.com

If you’re looking for the perfect success story for how to dominate Kickstarter and get your project fully funded, look no further than Web Smith and Kevin Lavelle from Mizzen+Main. If you’ve ever thought about doing a crowdfunding project, follow every move they made (and steal with pride!). This …

Crowd Funding

Editors' Picks: Best Videos of 2013 | Inc.com

Looking for some inspiration to motivate you in 2014? Look no further than some of the phenominal speakers Inc. has seen over 2013. And the good news is, we have video.<p>It wasn't easy to narrow it down, but using video views, social media shares and likes, and staff recommendations, check out this …

Entrepreneurship

The Only Interview Question That Matters | Inc.com

Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and opportunities, but one thing continues to surprise me: More than 90 percent of hiring managers think they're good …

Employment

Nextdoor Competitor Meetey Launches Its Local Social Network Internationally

Back in October Nextdoor, the startup that lets people create private social networks with others who live in their local neighborhoods, raised a new $60 million funding round boosting its cash pot to $100 million. It’s now live across 22,500 of neighborhoods in the US. So as you can tell this is …

Crowdtilt Raises Another $23 Million From Andreessen Horowitz & Others For International Expansion, Enterprise Tools

Crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt wasn’t looking to raise another round, but when their Series A lead investor Andreessen Horowitz offered to lead their B round, the team decided it would make sense given their plans. Today, the company is announcing $23 million in new funding, which also includes …

What We Eat and Drink to Kill Our Hangovers (Before They Kill Us)

Hangover got you down? Here's what we like to cook and eat to feel better: egg sandwiches, milkshakes, miso soup, and more<p>Whoever dreamed up the Grim Reaper—the cloak, the scythe, the cold and bony hand—probably had a wicked hangover. Because that's what being hungover is like. After a long night …

Sandwiches

Bitcoin start-up raises $25m venture capital funding

<b>Coinbase, a start-up that lets people trade Bitcoins, has raised $25m (£15m) in venture capital funding - the largest by a Bitcoin start-up.</b><p>Bitcoin, a virtual currency, has been attracting a lot of interest and its value surpassed $1,000 recently.<p>Backers of the currency, which is not controlled by …

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

Google Search

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2013 point to a better future for the world

Bill Gates prioritizes disease eradication over the proliferation of internet access and uses his vast wealth for the purposes of malaria research. It's perhaps not a surprise, then, that his favorite books of 2013 are all pragmatic works of non-fiction that question how the modern world was built, …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …