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<b>ISBN</b>: 978-1-946135-00-1<p><b>Publication Date:</b> 2016<p><b>Publisher:</b> University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing<p><b>City:</b> Minneapolis<p><b>License:</b> This work is licensed …

Choosing the wrong hospital can cost you your life

Going to a hospital is taking your life in your hands.<p>New research shows patients treated at the worst hospitals are three times as likely to die as …

10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience | Inc.com

What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, on top of a fantastic stage presence and perfectly delivered words, they're usually accompanied …

Public Speaking

Facebook Discovers, Improves Another Ad Metrics Problem

Facebook makes money from monetizing your political arguments with your former roommate’s great-aunt, and advertisers want statistics that show what …

This Plug-In Lets You See How Much Information Facebook Has On You

All those hours you spend on Facebook may seem free of charge. But you're essentially paying for it in the currency of your personal …

How to Map Your Customer's Journey

Do you think about your customers on an intimate level? How important is their satisfaction? Do you lose sleep at night if a customer insults your …

Customer Experience

Where in the world is my data and how secure is it?

<b>When Max Schrems, an Austrian privacy activist, requested to see his personal data that Facebook stored on its servers, he was mailed a CD-ROM containing a 1,222-page document.</b><p>That file, which would stretch nearly a quarter of a mile if printed and laid end-to-end, offered a glimpse into Facebook's …

Privacy

An absolute beginner’s guide to machine learning, deep learning, and AI

Meet Samantha. She’s your friendly assistant from 2025. She sorts your mail, sets up your meetings, and orders groceries. She paints and writes …

Machine Learning

Leading statisticians establish steps to convey statistics a science not toolbox - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 23, 2016) – Convinced that better use of data will improve research, innovation and literacy across other disciplines, six …

13 Tips for Choosing a Tool and Crafting Thoughtful, Insights-Driven Surveys

These key best practices, buying factors, and recommendations will help you evaluate online survey tools and script an effective survey that …

Employee Engagement

MIT researchers develop eye-tracking program for your smartphone

According to a new paper, researchers at the University of Georgia and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial …

Machine Learning

How to create engaging images for social media for non-designers

A great social media marketer today and an awesome advertiser in the 1960s have much in common.<p>David Ogilvy, the father of advertising, was famous for spending an inordinate amount of time on headlines. Why? Because that’s the line that people read the most, so it mattered a lot.<p>Ogilvy was a master …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Wellness

The best APAC digital marketing stats from April 2016

31% of WeChat users have made purchases via the platformWe start with a McKinsey survey of Chinese ecommerce.One of the most interesting parts of the …

Digital Advertising

Study shows that 8% of all product page traffic converts to sales

Ecommerce is all about getting visitors to click the elusive ‘buy now’ button. And it is big business too.<p>By 2019, according to eMarketer estimates, 9.8 percent of U.S. retail sales will be transacted over the Internet — which equates to around $550 million. In Europe and Asia-Pacific, the online …

Five Must-Know Retail Trends In Mobile And Social Marketing

BI Intelligence<p>Growth in smartphone and social media usage is setting the basis for all types of retail marketing trends. In a new report from BI Intelligence, we'll look at individual trends within mobile and social media.<p><i>Some of the trends analyzed in the report, include:</i><p>US consumers are spending …

eCommerce

9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

If you believed the vendors, you'd think Wi-Fi was simple: Turn on your computer or other device, hop on the Internet and you're set to go.<p>But as we …

Want to know everything about your town or job? This site will show you

Welcome to Data USA! MIT Media Lab has released Data USA, an open source data visualization engine loaded with all publicly available U.S. data. The …

MIT Media Lab

An unhealthy obsession with p-values is ruining science

Over the past couple of years, Stanford meta-researcher John Ioannidis and several colleagues have been working on a paper that should make any nerd think twice about p-values, those tests of statistical significance that are now commonly perceived as a signal of a study's worth.<p>Their paper, …

George Mason University

9 Eye-Opening Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

The last several days were full of highlights from the realm of online marketing data.<p>Here are 9 numbers that really stood out:<p><b>1. A real cinematic</b> …

Advertising Industry

9 Interesting Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

The past week was another intriguing one for interactive marketing data. Here are nine stats that jumped off the digital page:<p><b>1. Lots of brands have</b> …

Marketing

Turn Data Into Visuals: 28 Apps that Generate Reports and Charts

Humans love patterns—in fact, our superior ability to process patterns is what sets us apart from other species.We still need help drawing …

Project Management

20+ Free and Open Source Social Network Analysis Software

Social network analysis software generally uses network and graph theory to investigate social structures both analytically and visually. The main …

Data Science

Tutorial: Network analysis of a Twitter hashtag using Gephi and NodeXL

<b>Network analysis</b> is a nifty area of data journalism that can show you how people are connected. This can be any type of connection really – Swedish …

Tutorials

Mapping out customer experience excellence: 10 steps to customer journey mapping

<i>Customer journey mapping could hold the key to analysing and improving the customer experience. Only recently, a report from the Cabinet Office</i> …

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Psychology

Statistics and R for Linguists - a reading list

<b>Linguists and students of linguistics can find themselves in tough situations since statistics and computing are usually not an integral part of</b> …

16 Stats About Mobile Marketing to Boost Your Business in 2016 | Inc.com

It's 2016! If, like most business owners, you're resolution is to increase revenue this year, the key to success is already in the palm of your hand, or perhaps in your pocket. Nine out of 10 (92%) of U.S. consumers have mobile devices (tablet or smartphones), and these devices will play a huge …

Mobile

Why too much evidence can be a bad thing

(Phys.org)—Under ancient Jewish law, if a suspect on trial was unanimously found guilty by all judges, then the suspect was acquitted. This reasoning …

Nature