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The Hackathon brings together multiple streams of entrepreneurial activity (internationally) and taps into a global community of individuals and organizations with a passion for innovation via legal technology. Given that it is competitive, the goal for participants is not only to have fun, but to also win!
David Kinnear, incoming president of the NYC ACEDS chapter and founder of High Performance Counsel (@HipCounsel), was able to answer a few questions regarding the Hackathon:
Mary Mack: How does the mission of HPC align? David Kinnear: HPC reflects the face and the voice of the modern legal industry - and where it is heading over the next ten years.
If you're a music fan, the first wave of smart speakers was probably a disappointment. While Alexa and Google Assistant have definitively proven they have a place in the home, the first Echo and Google Home devices were unimpressive when it came to actually playing music.
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Career experts agree that job candidates should ask about the company's biggest challenges when interviewing. Learning how you can help the employer overcome these challenges is a great way to show that you are already thinking about how you can provide value.
The Learning & Development industry is more challenging today than ever before, especially as many disruptive technologies are emerging. This is precisely why companies need to focus on their L&D programs, constantly evolving them in order to stay ahead of the competition.
It all started with the SonarPen, a $30 iPad stylus that made use of the headphone jack in the year of our lord 2018. That got us thinking, Hey! Let's see what other headphone jack accessories are out there, which led us to lots of fun little things.
A steady churn of stunningly useless consumer devices has turned IoT into a running joke in the tech community. Worse yet, some applications have gone beyond the silly and into the realm of scary - like internet-connected teddy bears that record your kids (and skimp on security).
Does it spark joy? That is, apparently, the question, according to one of these self-help schemes/books/videos/courses, and is the fundamental proposition behind a way of decluttering your life, and making yourself happier, so somebody told me the other day.
And as daffodils are coming out, and it's very nearly spring, it feels to me like time to start thinking about a declutter.
In 2013, several UK supermarket chains discovered that products they were selling as beef were actually made at least partlyand in some cases, entirelyfrom horsemeat. The resulting uproar led to a series of product recalls, prompted stricter food testing, and spurred the European food industry to take a closer look at how unlabeled or mislabeled ingredients were finding their way into the food chain.
As the pace of innovation increases at an ever faster rate, many products that traditionally may not have been thought of as involving computers or software are incorporating these elements. In 2007, the iPhone revolutionized the public's conceptions about what a phone should be.
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By Diana Aviles In my career so far, I've probably listened to a gazillion calls (or so it seems) in which the first 90 seconds consists of a spirited rant about the IVR.
Consider these numbers: Word of mouth drives 20-50% of all purchase decisions.
Brands are scrambling to figure out why Facebook fans have stopped seeing their social media posts. Earlier this year, Facebook made changes that some marketers consider 2018's Facebook Brand Marketing Apocalypse.
Display marketing isn't anything new. At this point, we're all familiar with the ads we see (and sometimes adeptly ignore) around the web as we browse.
Four key areas to consider when designing and evaluating gamification efficacy.
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Last week you likely saw a ton of news about Google Chrome's Ad Blocker going into effect Feb 15, 2018. And nobody could blame you if you took one look at some of the reports and thought, Oh no! Popups are dead.
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The 'flipped classroom' is a phenomenon that college professors often use to vary and to enhance their students' learning experience. It involves asking students to engage with content such as a video or an online article before the class, rather than (as is traditionally the case) introducing these learning materials in the class itself, and then using the class solely as discussion time for analyzing these digital materials.
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By Francis Silva, Director, Analytics & Product Services, Global Solutions, LoyaltyOne
Front-line staff are the face of a retail brand for most consumers, playing a major role in defining and delivering the customer experience. As you might imagine, their performance has a heavy impact on customer perception; a recent global report from LoyaltyOne, CX Intention vs.