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Facebook has a giant, Europe-sized legal problem

Europe continues to be a giant pain in Facebook's app.<p>Germany and France this week both hammered Facebook for its data practices, though in different …

Privacy

Accenture, Microsoft team up on blockchain-based digital ID network

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Accenture Plc and Microsoft Corp are teaming up to build a digital ID network using blockchain technology, as part of a United Nations-supported project to provide legal identification to 1.1 billion people worldwide with no official documents.<p>The companies unveiled a prototype …

Accenture

55 things learned as a 19 year old VC

This might be useful to you if you want to learn more about the VC industry as a <b>founder</b>, <b>junior VC</b>, or <b>aspiring VC</b>.<p>It’s divided into 3 sections …

This classic thought experiment explains the weird decisions we make about spending money

Some years ago, I interviewed the Nobel prize­-winning psychologist and best­selling author Daniel Kahneman. He told me one of his all­-time favorite thought experiments, which is something of a classic in behavioral economics.<p>It involves a woman who has spent $160 on two theatre tickets. She is …

Personal Finance

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

Entrepreneurship

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

Introducing Vega-Lite

Today we are excited to announce the official 1.0 release of Vega-Lite, a high-level format for <i>rapidly creating visualizations for analysis and</i> …

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

7 Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Boost Motivation Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my years as an entrepreneur, author and business advisor, I have seen others fail and had countless failures of my own. I have stayed up endless late nights working on a new project, only to rip it apart and start all over again. I’ve …

The scientific way to know someone is in love with you

A wise Shakespeare mug once said that "love is merely madness" and when you're in the throws of it, that certainly seems to be so.<p>Like Dimetapp, love tastes strange, is intoxicating, and can induce disorientation. The other side effect, of course, is neediness.<p>People in love are desperate to know …

Leaving Corporate America for a Startup: The Best Decision I Ever Made

A few years ago, I found myself at a giant conference in New Zealand filled with hundreds of educated and well-paid people, cheering at the top of …

20 Questions to Detect Fake Data Scientists

<b>By Andrew Fogg, Import.io</b><p><i>Check the answers from KDnuggets Editors to these questions (and one more): <br>21 Must-Know Data Science Interview Questions</i> …

How to quickly create a powerful survey

Surveys are great for quickly collecting large amounts of data about your users. At Envato, our design team creates surveys so we can gain valuable …

UX Design

What You Never Thought They would Teach You at the Harvard Business School.

<b>Part 2: Authenticity, Teams, and Defining Success.</b><p>On a daily basis I’m fortunate, and privileged, to meet and discuss topics with a variety of …

The 16 most powerful people in finance

To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and evaluated their influence using metrics in four major areas: economic power, command, newsworthiness, and impact — a subjective measure that captures how important they …

Forget big data – it's time for big algorithms to change the world

It's no good just having data – it's what you do with it that counts. In five years, one million new devices will come online every hour, creating …

Big Data

Ten handy python libraries for (aspiring) data scientists

Data science has gathered a lot of steam in the past few years, and most companies now acknowledge the integral role data plays in driving business …

Machine Learning

How to Make an Intuitive Data Display

When I turned 16, I developed my first Business Intelligence database integrator and simultaneously received an education in the frustrations of the …

UX Design

Data Scientists Don’t Scale

Big data is about to get a big reality check. Our ongoing obsession with data and analytics technology, and our reverence for the rare data scientist who reigns supreme over this world, has disillusioned many of us. Executives are taking a hard look at their depleted budgets — drained by a mess of …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

“Spend time learning the basics” – An Interview with Data Scientist Thomas Wiecki

Thomas is Data Science Lead at Quantopian Inc which is a crowd-sourced hedge fund and algotrading platform. Thomas is a cool guy and came to give a …

Data Science

8 must have data science skills

Harvard business review declared the job of a data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. In this post, I am going to show you what data …

Data Science

How different networking standards are competing to connect the Internet of Things

BI Intelligence's new IoT Networks Report examines these different networking technologies, their pros and cons, and how well they are positioned for future growth in the IoT market. We also outline how different networks are best suited for connecting specific types of IoT devices, including …

Internet of Things

How to build cool stuff for the Internet of Things

<i>Digital artist</i> <i>Seb Lee-Delisle</i> <i>will deliver the opening keynote at</i> <i>Generate London</i> <i>on 21 September. The two-day conference will also feature Anton &</i> …

3 Strategies That Turned $6 Into a 6-Figure Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The day I decided to start my business, I had $6 in my pocket, no experience and zero connections. Needless to say, I made a lot of mistakes. However, within that first year, I was able to overcome a lot of obstacles and learn what it …

WALL STREET PAYDAY: Meet the bankers on the $108 billion beer deal of the decade

Bud Light maker Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Wednesday that it has agreed a deal to buy SABMiller.<p>The deal is worth around $108 billion, and is set to be the biggest takeover so far this year.<p>That's great news for Wall Street.<p>Both Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller have reached out to a handful …