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Carla Gentry
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4-year-old uses Siri to save his mom’s life - Although it’s been around for years now, Apple’s Siri voice assistant still catches flak for its failures to respond correctly to basic commands, surface relevant information and for misunderstanding users often. But earlier this month, it rose to the occasion when a four-year-old needed help in an emergency. Little Roman, a resident of the Kenley district in Croydon in the UK, found his mother lying motionless on the floor in their home on Marc...

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Twitter is considering charging you for premium features - In the search for a new revenue stream, Twitter is asking users in a survey whether they’d be willing to pay for premium features like analytics, timely news alerts, and tools for composing posts in TweetDeck, an advanced app that’s designed for following multiple streams on the platform. Twitter told The Verge that it hasn’t yet begun building the new version of the app – which it acquired for $40 million in 2011 – but is presently...

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My Boss Said 'Don't Use Me As A Reference'-- Now What? - Maggie never got along with her boss and now that she is quitting, the boss said "Don't ever use me as a reference!" What should Maggie do?

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Post Intelligence uses AI to help you suck less at Twitter - Twitter is a mixed bag. It’s the service I love to hate, but find indispensable in my day-to-day dealings. It’s a cesspool of abuse, and a beacon of light. But of all the things Twitter is, easy isn’t one of them. If you’re like me, you can quickly fire off 100 tweets one day, and then abandon the platform entirely in the days to follow. There’s no rhyme or reason to my Twitter usage, and strategy definitely isn’t the term I’d use...

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The Recruiter Said 'At Your Age, You'd Better Take What You Can Get'

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Twitter explores paid subscription version of Tweetdeck as ad biz struggles

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These are the 51 new emoji we could see in 2017 - Soon, you’ll be able to rave about dinosaurs, beards, and monocles solely through the use of emoji. Emojipedia recently created a mock-up of potential emoji in Apple-style. These were among the dozens of emoji proposed for inclusion in Unicode 10 last year. The new emoji appear to be more inclusive, with options including a girl in a headscarf, a breastfeeding mother, and several faces with no gender specified. There’s also a monocled face, ...

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Can Curated Data Fix The $18.3 Billion Analytics Market? - While the analytics and business intelligence market is predicted to grow to $18.3bn at the end of 2017, many companies are still struggling to to fully reap the benefits. This is due to an immature analytics culture, missing skills, too many tools etc. The question is: Can curated data help?

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Recruiter shares 5 tips to acing a job interview at Google - Today over at the Recruitring Blog, Sujay Maheshwari published a very interesting email. In it, a Google recruiter reportedly shares the five key components of acing a project manager (PM) interview. Granted, this is specific to a PM, but the tidbits within offer valuable insight to anyone applying at Google — a company that has a notoriously difficult screening process for new applicants. Maheshwari has the full story, but essent...

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Kim Kardashian’s new bot wants to solve puzzles with you - If you’ve ever wanted to converse with Kim Kardashian directly — keep dreaming. But this bot will try its hardest to sound like her! Kim tweeted a link to a Facebook Messenger bot which looked like her, and naturally I had to see what this was all about. Guess what guys? I'm a bot! Let's chat on Facebook Messenger! #KimKardashianGame https://t.co/pHBWlpZIgW pic.twitter.com/heA1NWMUQZ — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 23, ...
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