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Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing – ICLR 2017 Discoveries

AI, Artificial Intelligence, Convolutional Neural Network, Deep Learning, iclr2017<p>No Comments<p><b>Update: 2017-Feb-03</b> – launched new service – …

Behind the Scenes: How We’ve Built a $5M/Year Business in 3 Years With Content Marketing

We’re pulling back the curtain on three years of intensive learning and doing.<p>Last Thursday, I shared the story of how our startup almost died.<p>We …

Charles Duhigg: How To Become More Productive In The Workplace

I spoke to Charles Duhigg, a reporter for the <i>New York Times</i> and bestselling author of both <i>Smarter Faster Better</i> and <i>The Power of Habit</i>, about why habits exist, why people make certain choices in their lives, the most important research he has uncovered and what you can learn from his new book.<p>Duhigg …

Time Management

I followed Jack Dorsey's morning routine for a week and was surprised by the difference it made in my day

As CEO of both Twitter and Square, 18-hour days are regular occurrences for Jack Dorsey.<p>According to a 2015 Product Hunt Q&A, Dorsey keeps balanced by following a uniform schedule.<p>"I look to build a lot of consistent routine," he said. "Same thing every day."<p>Dorsey said in the Q&A that this routine …

This Is What the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Focus on

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Snapchat‘s Leaked Pitch Deck

I was very lucky to come across this pitch deck used by Snapchat back in 2014. To provide some background, Snapchat is a photo messaging app that …

Startups

The Art of Startup Fundraising: Pitching Investors, Negotiating the Deal, and Everything Else Entrepreneurs Need to Know

<b>Startup money is moving online, and this guide shows you how it works.</b><p><i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i> takes a fresh look at raising money for …

Data Visualization — People remember the feeling not the numbers

Analytics belong to every process at your company. Your salesperson is data-driven, your manager is data-driven, your company is data-driven, and you …

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

AI now fits onto a USB stick

Facebook's director of artificial intelligence, Yann LeCun.Twitter/Yann Lecun<p>A Silicon Valley chip designer has launched a USB stick with a supercomputer onboard.<p>Movidius, based in San Mateo, California, has essentially put a deep learning chip inside a USB drive. Deep learning involves "training" …

How to Build a Customer Journey Map that Works

If you’ve searched for information about how to build a customer journey map, you’ve likely encountered a dizzying array of different approaches. …

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

5 Ways Great Leaders Make Work Meaningful For Employees

According to <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, “amazing bosses try to make work meaningful and enjoyable for employees. They’re most successful when they adhere to a few best practices.”<p>I agree with these best practices and would like to take each one step further and offer a tool that will help you leverage …

Employment

The Harsh Reality of Running a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Designing complex products

Thoughts on managing complexity<p><i>After the overwhelmingly positive interest in my</i> <i>Designing Data-Driven Interfaces</i> <i>article, I decided to write about this</i> …

3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

Becoming The Kind Of Leader You Would Want To Follow

Brian Tracy posed a pointed question: “Are you the kind of leader you would want to follow?” Amazingly, in many cases, the answer appears to be no.<p>Dr. Nico Rose does a great job of curating interesting news from the world of positive psychology and came up with this gem: When managers were asked …

Automate your UX Design workflow with Framer.js, Gulp and Sketch

<i>[ Update 04.01.2017: recently the awesome guys at Framer added a powerful component that helps you transition and navigate between multiple screens:</i></i> …

JavaScript

The Little Black Book of Intuitive Web Application Design

A web app that isn’t easy to use will not win many hearts.<p>But designing a user-friendly interface is no joke either.<p>What do my users want? How will …

8 Great Presentation Tools for Entrepreneurs — SitePoint

As an entrepreneur, it’s essential that you have excellent presentation skills. From giving presentations to potential investors and partners to …

How Great Leaders Manage Underperforming Teams

Congratulations! You’ve earned a reputation as a highly effective leader. Now, your organization has thanked you by giving you a challenging new assignment that no one else can seem to figure out.<p>You’ve been assigned to lead a team that has a track record for underperforming, and it’s your mission …

Leadership

7 Tools to Uncover Customer Needs & Map the Customer Journey to Create Better Experiences

Marketers have become increasingly focused on the importance of understanding the customer journey and using data to lead their marketing strategies. …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

The Hierarchy of Engagement

The Fuel to Build an Enduring, Billion Dollar Business<p><b>Note: I’ve updated this presentation and framework — read the latest and greatest!:</b></b> …

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

Algorithms are changing business: here's how to leverage them

When Google’s algorithm AlphaGo beat South Korean Go Grandmaster Lee Se-dol by 4-1 last week, it was a significant event in the world of algorithms …

Artificial Intelligence