Monthly Archives: October 2014

Just how big is Amazon Web Services’ lead? It depends on whom you ask

Originally posted on Gigaom:
It’s uncontested that Amazon’s cloud is by far the biggest. Details beyond that, however, are mighty scarce. None of the major cloud providers — Amazon or its chief public cloud rivals Microsoft and Google — are particularly transparent…

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The 10 best pieces of advice you need to hear right now

10 top execs from Fortune’s Most Powerful Women list tell their career secrets. Source: fortune.com See on Scoop.it – Leadership and Management

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Studies Show Marketers Missing The Mark — Transformation And Skills Development Required

Customer expectations are changing faster than marketers’ abilities to keep up with them. Source: http://www.forbes.com See on Scoop.it – Leadership and Management

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Google’s DeepMind AI project apes human memory and programming skills

Neural Turing Machines attempt to emulate the brain’s short-term memory Source: http://www.pcworld.com See on Scoop.it – All About Google

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How Facebook Could End Up Controlling Everything You Watch and Read Online – Wired

Given that links appear to be more clickable when shared on Facebook, online publishers have scrambled to become savvy gamers of Facebook’s News Feed, seeking to divine the secret rules that push some stories higher than others. Source: http://www.wired.com See … Continue reading

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CIOs Should Focus on Their Workplace Legacies

You’ll probably be remembered most for how you treated people, not for business results. Source: http://www.cio.com See on Scoop.it – Leadership and Management

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It’s Not HR’s Job to Be Strategic

Human-capital issues are top-of-mind for CEOs around the world — but their regard for the HR function remains perilously low: In a PwC study, only 34% said that HR is well prepared to capitalize on transformational trends (compared with 56% … Continue reading

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If you haven’t noticed, Facebook’s News Feed is 50% faster on iOS

You might have noticed that your Facebook News Feed is faster than it used to be on your iPhone or iPad. You’re not crazy. Facebook has made the News Feed operate 50% faster than the previous version in the iOS … Continue reading

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Identifying the Biases Behind Your Bad Decisions

By now the message from decades of decision-making research and recent popular books such as Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow should be clear: The irrational manner in which the human brain often works influences people’s decisions in ways… Source: … Continue reading

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Effective teaching: 10 tips on what works and what doesn’t

A new report from the Sutton Trust has reviewed the evidence around successful teaching practices. Here are the key points you need to know Source: http://www.theguardian.com See on Scoop.it – Leadership and Management

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