Links We Love Friday (W46 Y15)

Denny’s Blog

Deep Learning Startups, Applications and Acquisitions – A Summary

Most major tech companies are use Deep Learning techniques in one way or another, and many have new initiatives on the way.

Medium

The digital revolution in higher education has already happened. No one noticed.

The digital revolution in higher education has happened, says Clay Shirky. 

Slush

The State of European Tech

Atomico & Slush State of European Tech. Special thanks to our data partners Crunchbase, Meetup, Stack Overflow, and Glassdoor.

CIO UK

Overcoming barriers to Open Source – Tackling the business case for open source

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst outlines five of the barriers to adopting open source he has encountered from discussions with CIOs and Chief Technology Officers, which are all food for thought for CIOs looking to make a business case for open source.

InVision

Enterprise Design Webinar

How to stay user-centric and nimble in large business environments.

Forbes

5 Insights & Predictions On Disruptive Tech From KPMG’s 2015 Global Innovation Survey

15% of U.S. tech leaders see biotech/digital health/healthcare IT as the most disruptive consumer-driven technology in the next three years. 13% of U.S. tech leaders predict data and analytics will be the most disruptive enterprise technology in three years.

Twitter Blogs

The what and why of product experimentation at Twitter | Twitter Blogs

We introduce the experimentation cycle, and discuss the role experimentation plays in decision-making and innovation.

Medium

The death of the wireframe document

You know that 100-page wireframe document you have laboured over for the last month?

Adaptive Path

Leah Buley // The Modern Design Organization // UX 2015

Companies from IBM to GE—not to mention Capital One—are making serious investments in design as a strategic differentiator. Does that mean we’re done? Has UX finally arrived? If only it were that simple. With the ascent of UX comes new questions.

Medium

The Ultimate Marketing Stack for Startups

 seven must-have marketing tools to help you get the most out of your startup marketing strategy. Also useful for grown-ups.

Medium

How to Test and Validate Startup Ideas: — Startups, Wanderlust, and Life Hacking

Thinking of pursuing your next idea? Read this definitive guide first.

Co.Design

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.

POST*SHIFT

Claiming our humanity in the digital age

Cerys Hearsey & Ea Due reflections from the Drucker Forum 2015. Returning humanity to our organisations. The ambitions of new management thinking is to make the workplace more human.

TheVerge.com

The renegade future of Google’s ATAP lab 

Sundar’s Google: an exclusive look at the future of Google’s most important products

Knowledge@Wharton

Digital Transformation: Becoming a ‘Forgetting Organization’

In a digital transformation of business, companies must learn to “forget” old ways of thinking to uncover how technology can help them disrupt and overtake competitors.

Fast Company

How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

Here’s how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplaceand how it’s already changing how we do business today.

Medium

RECONSIDER

Disrupt-o-mania no more. It’s a license to kill. Run fast and break societies. Reconsider. And curb your ambition great post by David Heinemeier Hansson, founder of Basecamp, Creator of Ruby On Rails.

Medium

Startup Conundrums and Changing Organisations…

The Peopl Story. Interesting new app. 

Blog • Bitovi.com

10 Best Practices for Usability Testing within Agile Teams – Blog • Bitovi.com

We’ve all been there, we start designs for a new project and have the best intentions to test our designs with users. However when priorities are defined, “shipping it” gets in the way and our good intentions are blown away.

Uber Developer Blog

UBER + SLACK + WEEKEND: A STORY OF OPEN APIS

What do you get when you combine a group of entrepreneurial hackers, a single weekend, and two open APIs? A brand new slack command to request an Uber without pulling out your phone – built by some talented young minds in just 48 hours.