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Competition Keeps Increasing for Netflix

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 27th 2020

Earlier this week, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) reported a mixed third quarter. Not only did the company stumble on its earnings performance, but its subscriber growth for the quarter was also slower than what Netflix had forecast a quarter ago. Its stock tumbled 5% in reaction to the disappointing performance and outlook.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Stuart Nisbet, Chief Data Scientist, Cadient Talent (Part 2)

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 27th 2020

Sramana Mitra: It sounds like there are a few areas where you’re using AI and machine learning. If you could start isolating them and discuss one by one, we can dialogue on each of them. 

Stuart Nisbet: In the area of hourly hiring, applicants come to a website and they apply for a job or they may walk in. There are several sources for where an applicant may come. There are employee referrals as well.

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Cylynt CEO Ted Miracco (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 26th 2020

Ted discusses anti-piracy.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Cylynt.

Ted Miracco: I’m the co-founder and CEO of Cylynt. We are a cyber security company. We have locations in Dublin, Ireland and Los Angeles, California. We focus on anti-piracy technology, cyber security, and protecting intellectual property from theft, particularly, software intellectual property.

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Thursday, October 29 – 507th 1Mby1M Mentoring Roundtable for Entrepreneurs

Posted on Monday, Oct 26th 2020

Entrepreneurs are invited to the 507th FREE online 1Mby1M Mentoring Roundtable on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/5 p.m. CEST/8:30 p.m. India IST.

If you are a serious entrepreneur, register to “pitch” and sell your business idea. You’ll receive straightforward feedback, advice on next steps, and answers to any of your questions. Others can register to “attend” to watch, learn, and interact through the online chat.

You can learn more here and register to pitch or attend here. Register and you will receive the recording by email, even if you are unable to attend. Please share with any entrepreneurs in your circle who may be interested. All are welcome!

Udemy Soars Amid Pandemic

Posted on Monday, Oct 26th 2020

According to a recent report, the global online learning market is estimate to grow at 9% CAGR to more than $319 billion by 2025. The current pandemic conditions will spur the growth to higher rates as people look to remote options for learning and skill enhancement.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Stuart Nisbet, Chief Data Scientist, Cadient Talent (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 26th 2020

A conversation on AI in the hiring  space.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as Cadient.

Stuart Nisbet: I am the Chief Data Scientist with Cadient Talent. Our mission is to assist in the area of distributed hourly hiring.

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Catching Up On Readings: Data Analytics Trends 2020

Posted on Sunday, Oct 25th 2020

This report from Gartner look at the top 10 technology trends that data and analytics leaders should focus on as they look to make essential investments to prepare for a reset following the pandemic. For this week’s posts, click on the paragraph links.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Expensify CEO David Barrett (Part 7)

Posted on Sunday, Oct 25th 2020

Sramana Mitra: I just talked to an entrepreneur in Romania. 30% of his business is tying in with another e-commerce platform called Wix. I can tell you that if you talk to that guy, he’s going to give you a completely different point of view than the one that you are pushing which is people shouldn’t depend on Wix or partners.

If you’re getting 30% of your business through Wix, why wouldn’t you leverage that? This is a strategy. If you test a strategy and it works, go with it. What’s wrong with that?

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