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Mixpanel's CEO on the Astounding Power of Data

Quora | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology

What are some of the most interesting ways data is currently being used? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...


Robert E. Slavin | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

When I was a kid, my brothers and I used to go to a YMCA camp on the Chesapeake Bay for a month every summer. My mother said that it was cheaper than...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: David Bell, Advisor/Investor

David Shing | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
David Shing

"When the dominos in front of you seem to be falling of their own accord, chase them. When it seems like you have to push them hard, go the other way....

Data in Football - A Lesson For Us in Advertising

Advertising Week | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Ravleen Beeston, UK Head of Sales, Bing Ads The ‘beautiful game’ has been front of mind for many over the past few weeks as we’ve watched th...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Bonin Bough, Mondelez International

David Shing | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
David Shing

"People will tell you that 1 out of 5 minutes are spent on the Facebook feed, but the other 4 minutes are spent in messaging. And here we are at Canne...

Jobs Numbers: A Teachable Moment

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

As I said last month, one month does not make a trend -- a fact proven by today's jobs report.

Why CTOs Have Been Thinking About Intelligence All Wrong

Anant Jhingran | Posted 07.07.2016 | Technology
Anant Jhingran

Matters of machine intelligence are topics of great interest these days. In circles of CTOs, it's all anyone talks about. It reminds me of a statement...

Measuring How We Measure Impact

Gary Laermer | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Gary Laermer

In an increasingly data-driven world, nonprofits are feeling the pressure to quantitatively demonstrate their effectiveness, reach and impact. In tandem, donors are, more than ever, meticulously benchmarking and comparing nonprofits to see which align with their personal values and contribute in a way they feel is most impactful.

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Ann Simonds, General Mills

David Shing | Posted 07.07.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Thank goodness we are at a place where all of the newness and discovery around how to reach whom on what device and at what time is starting to make ...

Are Marketers Truly Data-Driven?

Sharat Sharan | Posted 07.06.2016 | Technology
Sharat Sharan

In the marketing community -- and just about everywhere else in the tech sector -- we love to hype how many ways we can apply data to our initiatives....

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Marc Mathieu, Samsung

David Shing | Posted 07.06.2016 | Technology
David Shing

"More and more we are seeing a trend where people want immersive experiences .. it's not just here is my product buy it, it's here is my product experience it, play with it, immersive yourself in it."

Machines Against Animal Oracles: Predicting The Euro 2016 Football Champion

Johannes Jütting | Posted 06.29.2016 | Sports
Johannes Jütting

Since the success of Paul the octopus, who successfully predicted eight games (including the final) during the 2010 World Cup, there has been a surge in animal oracles around the world. Dogs, penguins, elephants, koalas, kangaroos and sea turtles have all been used to predict matches.

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia

David Shing | Posted 06.28.2016 | Media
David Shing

"I think you have people that are hardcore math and people that are hardcore art. I think they both matter tremendously, and the holy grail is when p...

What the Rapid Growth of Computer Science Means for the Future

Quora | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology

What is next for Computer Science education in the next 10-20 years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling que...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: David Cohen, MAGNA Global

David Shing | Posted 06.27.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Data, technology, creativity all coming together - that was just starting 5 years ago. Was programmatic a word 5 years ago? I don't think so. And now...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Jorn Socquet, Anheuser-Busch InBev

David Shing | Posted 07.28.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Data is very important for a multitude of reasons. It needs to validate, or at least give you some confidence, that what you are doing is the right t...

The Small Accomplishment Of A Big Turnout

Stefan Hankin | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Stefan Hankin

Even if we give Mr. Trump full credit as the cause of the increase in civic participation, an analysis of the data available to us suggests that the voters Donald Trump has pulled into the process are not the ones he needs to win in the general election.

Binge-Watch This 'WIRED' Cybersecurity Series in 39 Minutes

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 07.05.2016 | Comedy
Courtney M. Soliday

Remember that June-2013-Edward-Snowden-PRISM-4th-Amendment thing? Think "Archer" meets "Mr. Robot." On June 21, 2013, the first WIRED Magazine scripte...

Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

Ideas from Down Under: At Auburn West Public School, Data Done Right

Peter Cipparone | Posted 06.17.2016 | Education
Peter Cipparone

If there's a way to use data well, I thought as I left school for the day, Auburn West Public School might very well be doing it.

The $1 Trillion Economic Impact of Software

Victoria Espinel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
Victoria Espinel

Today, I'll be at New America talking about the impact software has on the economy. Software is at the forefront of American innovation -- laying the ...

Can We Solve Addiction?

David Whitesock | Posted 06.14.2016 | Impact
David Whitesock

What does it mean to solve something? In mystery novels, "whodunnits" are solved when the detective figures out who committed the murder. In mathe...

The Benefits of Neural Networks

Quora | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology

What are the major factors that motivate us to use Neural networks over Kernel methods for large datasets in layman terms? originally appeared on Quor...

Big Brother: How Much Data Is Too Much?

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Read More: Data, Business News
AJ Agrawal

Anyone who has kept track of the business world is well aware that big data is a huge trend during this time. You need to consider how you are collect...

What The Primary Data Really Showed

Stefan Hankin | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics
Stefan Hankin

Most of the post-Presidential primary analysis has focused on how wrong the pundits were when it came to Donald Trump winning and Bernie Sanders' stay...