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This Animated Data Visualization Of World War II Fatalities Is Shocking

This Animated Data Visualization Of World War II Fatalities Is Shocking | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
It’s difficult to conceptualize excessively large numbers, particularly when they pertain to human tragedies. But this highly-engaging animated data visualization by Neil Halloran makes WWII-related deaths all too comprehensible.
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Will Machines help us to be better People ?

Cisco defines the Internet of Everything (IoE) as bringing together people, process, data, and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before-turning information
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7 unbreakable laws of user interface design

7 unbreakable laws of user interface design | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Are you a web designer? If yes, then you are also a user interface designer, and in the near future, this role will become even more important for you. Whil
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50 startup lessons for 2014: AngelList, KISSmetrics founders help kick off Launch This Year

50 startup lessons for 2014: AngelList, KISSmetrics founders help kick off Launch This Year | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs and wantrepreneurs alike are learning how to start, build, and grow their startups in 2014 with 50 almost-weekly lessons from Launch This Year. And the teachers include AngelList's Na...
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Forget Glass, Google[x] is testing a smart contact lens for diabetics

Forget Glass, Google[x] is testing a smart contact lens for diabetics | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Google is testing out a contact lens product that is designed to help measure glucose levels in tears in an attempt to manage a patient's diabetes. An outcome from the company's Google[x] ...
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10 Reasons Customers Will Pay More

10 Reasons Customers Will Pay More | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Customers usually make buying decisions based upon more than just the lowest price.
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Startup aims to bring Call of Duty-like tech to live paintball games

Startup aims to bring Call of Duty-like tech to live paintball games | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Overwatch lets players enjoy the benefits of smart tracking on the paintball battlefield.
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Netflix's Data Points Are Not the Usual Suspects

Netflix's Data Points Are Not the Usual Suspects | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Netflix tracks everything from how quickly you make it through a video to how you scroll down the page in order to better recommend what to watch next.
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How to create a sustainable social media strategy for your startup

How to create a sustainable social media strategy for your startup | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
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If you’re running a startup, working for one, or just considering turning an idea into a company, calling your work ...
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If this startup succeeds, you'll only need to charge your phone once a week (exclusive)

If this startup succeeds, you'll only need to charge your phone once a week (exclusive) | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Ardica is developing a thin and flat fuel cell battery, which can give devices seven days worth of run time on a single charge.
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Want a futuristic navigation HUD on your windshield? Check out Sygic's GPS app

Want a futuristic navigation HUD on your windshield? Check out Sygic's GPS app | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Sure, most smartphones offer free GPS navigation these days. But unless you have a smartphone mount on your dashboard, looking down at your phone for navigation can be awkward -- and potentially da...
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CLEAR | IdeaPaint

CLEAR | IdeaPaint | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Learn more about IdeaPaint CLEAR: transparent whiteboard paint that turns any surface into an erasable canvas.
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IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses | TechCrunch

IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses | TechCrunch | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
IBM today announced a new product called Watson Analytics, one they claim will bring sophisticated big data analysis to the average business user. Watson..
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LAPD Predicts and Fights Crime With Big Data | SmartData Collective

LAPD Predicts and Fights Crime With Big Data | SmartData Collective | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
But Big Data analytics is not only used to fight violence or theft but also to combat for example insurance fraud. The Durham police for example used analytics to find a large part of dubious claims in a large pile of insurance data. By combining data and analysing it they managed to stop a “cash for crash” scam that involved an organised crime group faking accidents and claiming several times for that accident.
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Mapping the Secrets to Crowdfunding Platform Successes & Failures

Mapping the Secrets to Crowdfunding Platform Successes & Failures | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is a hot-topic these days, and ever since I was invited to animate a panel at IdeaLab! last October, I've been trying to wrap my head around t
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Meet Venturate, German AngelList alternative

Meet Venturate, German AngelList alternative | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Venturate performs a preselection screening process before passing startups on to VCs – helpful, as VCs are often inundated with irrelevant business plans and pitches.
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Big Data Analytics Trends for 2014 - Infographic

Big Data Analytics Trends for 2014 - Infographic | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Although 2013 was a big year for big data, it can be expected that 2014 will be even more interesting as big data gains traction in many organisations.
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Super successful companies

Super successful companies | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
I spent some time recently thinking about what companies that grow up to be extremely successful do when they are very young. I came up with the following list. It’s from personal experience and...
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Codecademy surpasses 24 million unique users for its free online coding courses

Codecademy surpasses 24 million unique users for its free online coding courses | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Codecademy now has over 24 million unique users taking its free coding classes via the Web and its recently launched Hour of Code iOS app.

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Report: Facebook Still Dominates Social Sharing, But Pinterest Is Now Tops For Ecommerce

Report: Facebook Still Dominates Social Sharing, But Pinterest Is Now Tops For Ecommerce | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Gigya, a social customer management and tools company, has released their most recent social sharing report that contains some eye-opening information.
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Deskbeers: eles levam cerveja às empresas de Londres

Deskbeers: eles levam cerveja às empresas de Londres | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Todas as sextas-feiras, um recém-criado projecto londrino entrega cerveja artesanal nos escritórios da cidade. Os Deskbeers querem que as pessoas descubram novas cervejas
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'Ring Clock' Makes Time-Telling Fashion Statement

'Ring Clock' Makes Time-Telling Fashion Statement | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
The Ring Clock is the perfect gift for any technophile friend.
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Coin launches a crowdfunding campaign for a card that replaces every swipeable card in your wallet

Coin launches a crowdfunding campaign for a card that replaces every swipeable card in your wallet | Myself and Ideas&News | Scoop.it
Square Wallet. Google Wallet. PayPal. For many years, these mobile payment apps have been heralded as the successors to our overstuffed wallets and purses. Adoption of these services, ...
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