The 3rd Party Data Chronicles: They Should Call it a Dun(ce) Number

Dun & Bradstreet

Data is more powerful in the presence of other data. That is a hard, fast, immutable law. But what do you do when you run out of first party data (the data you collect yourself)? Or, what if you simply don't have enough meaningful data to build the model you need for your particular ...

Kickstarter Re-Words Terms and Conditions for Failed Projects

Kickstarter

Kickstarter announced several updates late Friday to its terms of use and policies for crowdfunded projects, according to a blog ...

A Fingertip Sensor Lets Robots ‘See’ What They Touch

Robotic Fingertip Sensor

We've seen robotics improve by (literal) leaps and bounds recently, but what about more nuanced things, like a fine sense of ...

How Amazon Aims to Upend the TV Creation Process

Amazon Studios

On January 26, 1979, “The Dukes of Hazzard” television show premiered on CBS on the East Coast. The show was poorly reviewed ...

Five Things to Know About Cortana, Microsoft’s Personal Assistant

Cortana

We’ve put Apple’s Siri through the wringer, and have given Google Now an all-access pass to our data, all the while ...

Oculus’ New ‘Crescent Bay’ Headset Features 360-Degree Head Tracking

Oculus Crescent Bay

Oculus gave the world the first look at its new prototype Crescent Bay at the Oculus’ Connect conference, and I got the very ...

iPhone 6 & iOS 8: 10 Hidden Features You Missed

Apple keynote presentations are a mecca for new product announcements, where CEO Tim Cook and his fellow VPs discuss every little ...

Why You Don’t Add the Email Address Until You’re Ready to ‘Send’

The London School of Economics. World-renowned. Prestigious. Giant embarrassment. In late August, the university ...

Why the Chief Marketing Officer Should Lead Human Resources 

Before you stop reading and scoff at the idea, this is a conversation starter around how to jump-start grassroots innovation. I ...

It Pays to Globalize: Why Marketers Must Embrace Localization

Driving demand, engagement and loyalty with customers around the world is more complex than ever. One thing is simple: speaking a ...

Selling Yourself Requires Plot and Narrative

Selling yourself requires both: Strong Plot, and Interesting Narrative. Living in Saratoga Springs, NY, and going to the ...