Bots: Their Proliferation and Benefits

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Bots are a hot topic nowadays. The basic AI units enable users to automate mundane tasks. Leave it to technology to make ordering pizza even easier, right? But we should still be excited for all the novelty. Bots: What They Do NowThere are plenty of uses for bots. Most evident? Handling customer service. Bots can 

Chauvinism, Identity, Power and…Money!

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San Francisco is embarrassed about something…always. Perhaps the most consistent is their excellent disparity. Or didn’t you hear? 80 of 100 eligible women are currently in the San Francisco workforce. The total cost of chauvinistic practices nationwide? $2.1 trillion.So chauvinism remains prominent in the workplace, including tech. Plenty of detractors signify the incohesion between corporate 

“Agile,” Iterative, Their Difference, and the Future

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Agile methods have been around for years. The concept first gained sway in the software industry with 2001’s Agile Manifesto. In it, they advocate for a customer-centric approach with an iterative processing cycle. The rationale? That it is more effective and cost efficient. Plenty of data is backing up those assertions. Careful, though. Accessing the 

Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and What It Means

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Computer use is constantly changing. Almost always, however, we rely on immediate hardware. Microsoft, Dropbox, and Apple are enhancing how we access and store files. Such synergy belies technological capability, sure. It also signifies an intrinsic demand. People want their files available and safe from hardware malfunctions.There are also limitations. Storing files is peachy. Accessing 

Reconnecting Online: The New World of Qualitative Research

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Marketing for the past 15 years has been a game of numbers. Ironically, we have the greatest bridge of communication to thank: the internet. Researchers are crunching all sorts of computer use statistics, and have been for years. Website visitations. Clicks. Opt-ins. This emphasis transfers to general products, and for good reason. Organizing large-scale qualitative 

Build Strong Habits, Boost Your Willpower

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If you’re reading this blog, chances are you want (or have wanted) to change something about yourself or your life. Your goal could be anything – a thinner waist, a fatter wallet, or giving up smoking.Maybe you had an epiphany. You’re finally ready and determined to create the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.We’ve all been there. 

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Duolingo – Review of the Popular Language Learning App

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This week I finally spent some quality time with Duolingo. Launched back in 2011, Duolingo is a free language learning app that has generated a lot of buzz. I’ve heard a lot about Duolingo from friends and other bloggers, and I’ve been interested in language learning ever since I spent a summer in Japan as a teenager. I never did learn 

How to Work from Home and Stay Productive

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Here’s an interesting report which Lancaster University’s Work Foundation says next year more than 50 percent of businesses in the UK will adopt some form of remote working, allowing its workers to choose the place, and the time, of work. By 2020, that number will jump to 70 percent, and the States won’t be far 

Mobile World Congress Recap: Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 and three Desires

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Mobile World Congress 2016, the biggest event in the mobile world is under way. Pretty much everyone and their dog is there. Except for Apple, they’re too hipster to go. They’ll make their own fair. With blackjack and hook.. whoops, wrong cartoon.Anyway, the big players in the mobile industry, including Samsung, HTC and LG have come to 

LG G5 Rumor Roundup

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Every year, LG makes ripples across the mobile world when it introduces its newest flagship model, the G series.The G2 was praised for its amazingly long-lasting battery, the G3 had an awesome Quad HD display, while the G4 has a camera we’ve been drooling over for the past year.Now, the South Korean tech giants have 

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