All posts tagged in: World

Survival Russian Course “World Cup 2018”

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Football … The game of millions, the king of sports, the favorite pastime of a huge number of people on the planet. Whether watching a match in a bar with friends, kicking a ball in the yard or a professional training. In 2018 it will be World Cup in Russia. I decided to create this course for […]

What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2017

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This year’s CES didn’t offer much in the way of mobile excitement. No surprise, really. The past several years have seen many of the biggest players in the space opt for their own stage to make big announcements — or just hold off a month and a half for the year’s biggest smartphone show, in […]

Data.world raises $18.7 million to remedy our post-fact society

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As our society continues to devalue facts and statistics, Data.world, a two year old data collaboration startup out of Austin, Texas, is fighting back with its passionate community of data nerds. Today the company is announcing a $18.7 million Series B led by Pat Ryan’s family investment group ..

How Pinterest’s visual search went from a moonlight project to a real-world search engine

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Sometime around 2013 and 2014, deep learning was going through a revolution that required pretty much everyone to reset their expectations as to how things worked, and leveled the playing field for what people were doing with computer vision. At least that’s the philosophy that Pinterest engineer Andrew ..

Match’s new feature shows you who you crossed paths with in the real world

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Match is rolling out a new feature that will help its dating app customers see who they’ve crossed paths with in the real world, and say “hi” if they’re interested in chatting. The opt-in feature called “Missed Connections” takes advantage of location-based services on the users’ phones, ..

In a tech-saturated world, customer feedback is everything

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Jeremy Bailey Contributor Jeremy Bailey is the creative director of FreshBooks. I’ve found that the most valuable design tool in the 21st century is rather old-fashioned: customer feedback. Technology has produced huge breakthroughs in design. A product can be ideated, prototyped and finalized with ..

With Station F, Paris will have the world\u2019s biggest startup campus

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Station F (formerly known as la Halle Freyssinet) is quite an ambitious project and is bound to change the face of the tech ecosystem in Paris. Financed by Xavier Niel and directed by Roxanne Varza, Station F is going to be the world’s biggest startup campus with companies like Facebook and TechShop ..

Remitly raises another $38M, adds World Bank’s IFC as it pushes into emerging markets

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Remitly, a startup co-founded and led by a former executive of Barclays who saw a gap in the market to build money transfer and other financial services for emerging markets and the “unbanked”, is today announcing that it has raised $38.5 million, as well as expansion to seven more countries in Latin ..

Learn everything about JIRA with real-world Examples

Learn everything about JIRA with real-world Examples

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This course walks through all the core features and concepts of JIRA with real-world examples and has been catered for users, managers and admins. Launched end of March 2017, it uses the latest and greatest version of JIRA Software. JIRA is a very comprehensive tool and one of the most popular agile ..

Big data can’t bring objectivity to a subjective world

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Simon Chandler Contributor Simon Chandler is a writer and journalist, contributing articles on culture, politics and technology. More posts by this contributor: Technological innovation is often simply an innovation in how we think about technology It seems everyone is interested in big data these ..