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Saying 'thank you' in public, three times

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Earlier this year, I launched two ongoing classes on Skillshare: One is on the thinking necessary to invent and launch a new business and the other is for marketers of all kinds. I'm grateful to everyone who has posted

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes

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The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in “stealth mode ” for three years, tinkering with their program and leasing it out to different ebooks, apps, and other platforms.Now, Spritz is about to go public with Samsung’s new line of wearable technology.Other apps have offered up similar types of rapid serial visu

LoudCrowd app eases classroom input

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A quartet of Penn freshmen may have changed the dynamic of large lecture classes with the push of a button.During last semester’s PennApps hackathon, Ben Hsu, Alex Sands, Ajay Patel, and Gagan Gupta—all students in the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology —developed software for iPhones that has the potential to replace clickers in the classroom. Their portal, LoudCrowd

Business as usual

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SAP Labs India 's vice-president and head of diversity and inclusion Sheenam Ohrie learnt to speak her mind early in her career. In 1996, after completing three years with her then employer i-flex Solutions (now Oracle Financial Services Software Limited, which we will refer to as OFSSL here on), Oh

Brands Are Coming to Snapchat. Will Users Disappear?

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The first snap was more of a bang: a panda with a gun to its head and a gift-wrapped box to the right. The background was black with dozens of crudely-drawn colorful lines.That image might sound confusing or even frightening, but not to Snapchat users following the newly created account for HBO's hi

If this doesn't terrify you... Google's computers OUTWIT their humans

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Free Regcast : Managing Multi-Vendor Devices with System Centre 2012Analysis Google no longer understands how its "deep learning" decision-making computer systems have made themselves so good at recognizing things in photos.This means the internet giant may need fewer experts in future as it can instead rely on its semi-autonomous, semi-smart machines to solve problems all on their o

IBM Faces a Crisis in the Cloud

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IBM is having an identity crisis, and it sure is something to watch.You may have heard about Big Blue’s recent ad campaign that takes a dig at Amazon.com . In its marketing material, IBM claims to power 270,000 more websites than Amazon, via its cloud computing service. It’s a flimsy jab at Amazon b

Jawbone’s New Wristband Adds You to the Internet of Things

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What’s up: Jawbone’s new Up 24 activity-tracking wristband syncs wirelessly with the iPhone, enabling real-time fitness tracking and, for the more creative, a way to control “smart” Internet-connected devices and services.On Wednesday, Jawbone introduced the latest version of its Up wristband, a rubber-coated device and associated smartphone software for tracking exercise, sleep pat