Good morning everybody! June is the last month for Q2 - hope you are all satisfied with the results you're getting.
Here are some beSUCCESS-approved readings for this morning:
This series from TechCrunch is all about 3D printers. Consumer interest in 3D printing is booming, thanks to affordable printers. But 3D printing is fueling artists’ creativity, too, and turning your consumers into artists. The series tells you about 3D-printing technology, the artists behind the work, and how it's put into use. This one talks about the rising startup, "Mixee Me". (TechCrunch)
A great article about big data, data science and machine-learning. A lot of data scientists spend their days trying to optimize ads or movie recommendations, but a growing number are spending their free time tackling bigger causes. My favourite line from the article: “The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads … That sucks." - Jeff Hammerbacher, co-founder and chief scientist, Cloudera. (GigaOm)
“Crowdsourcing” has been the buzz word for tech startups these days. Now, a startup called 'Mnemonic' is looking to use crowdsourcing to moderate photos on user generated content sites. The team has been actively exploring and are relocating to Southeast Asia, basing themselves out of Singapore. It's a disrupting crowdsourcing platform for real-time photo moderation, leveraging both artificial and human intelligence, so that their clients get the fastest and cheapest content moderation with "the accuracy of 99%." Sounds interesting? Read on. (e27)