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Social media is a collection of online communication and community-based channels that are created and generated by users for users based on content sharing, interaction and collaboration across the globe. Social media is a very powerful and useful platform that offers a wide range of businesses the opportunity to share their products and services with the world. You can actively interact with your current or potential clients wherever they may be in the world. The other important factor is that it enables you to stay on top of your game when it comes to new trends and interests emerging in your field. Why use social media? According to wearesocial.com there are 2.56 billion global mobile social media users with one million new active mobile social users added every day and 71% of...

Data Analytics and Data Science is a new spin on already existing topics. It's a combination of business analytics, operations research, business intelligence, competitive intelligence, data analysis and modelling and knowledge extraction. Combine all the above with knowledge of how to use the latest statistical techniques and code and you have a pretty good working definition of what Data Analytics and Data Science is. What can I do with it? Previously all of the analysis tools would have been available only to large corporations. With changes in software and hardware, more data is now collected inexpensively by nearly all organisations. Combine this with the lower cost of the tools of the trade means that small business, internal organisations, nonprofits and individuals can use the latest data analytic techniques to discover new opportunities, increase...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKVzjX-3f1g&feature=youtu.be Do the guys know their stuff? We tested Micheál and Darragh yet again, this time about CSS. Watch as we put them through their paces. We even managed to throw a few curve balls in there too ;-) [et_bloom_inline optin_id="optin_2"] ...

The buzz from generating exciting new ideas is priceless. The possibilities seem endless and when you have a great idea for a piece of art, new software or an innovative business strategy it can be hard to stop and take care of the fundamental items that will provide a solid foundation for your work to thrive upon. If you have an idea for an app that you're convinced will change your world and improve the experience of your users then we implore you to consider the following questions that will help keep your dreams on track. Who is your audience? It's important to figure out early on who you're building this app for. What size would its audience be? Has someone else got to this idea/market before you and if so what...

In this episode we did something little different, with our 10th episode birth specially we ask each other some oh so revealing questions. Learn why our logo is designed the way it is, why things can better, trying to learn on your own, some talk about the good things in Irish Culture and why the label entrepreneur and start-up make us feel icky. The wonders of tiny houses and space and whole lot more....

Your ideas are not original! In this weeks episode we talk about Led Zeppelin's reputation for copying ideas, Star Wars and the many influences of George Lucas, Apple being inspire by Xerox, Patent Trolls, Vimeo vs Youtube, how GPS came to be, The Guttenberg Press, Everything is a remix and how Thomas Edison's patent trolling might be the reason we have Hollywood! Get Your show notes here https://educatedmachine.com/9-ideas-not-original/...

You are not special and you are not smart! In this episode we talk about why you shouldn't tell your kids that they're special, the growth mindset, systems vs goals, surrounding yourself with good people, the power of an early morning dip, how greed is actually a good thing and the end of history fallacy! [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/336088183" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Resources What is Confirmation Bias? (article) Confirmation bias occurs from the direct influence of desire on beliefs. You want something to be true so badly that you make yourself believe it instead of trying to prove that it is wrong. Should We tell our children they're special? (article) Common Logical Fallacies (article) Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams (video) The Secret to Raising Smart Kids (article) “...