Ethereum DApps: Cross-contract Communication & Token Selling

In part 4 of this tutorial series on building DApps with Ethereum, we started building and testing our DAO contract. Now let’s go one step further and handle adding content and tokens to the story, as per our introduction. Adding Tokens For a contract to be able to interact with …

New report aims to debunk myth that AI will be intrinsically bad for people at work

The latest report that claims to debunk the myths surrounding AI in the workplace arrives from Tata Communications who worked with academics at UC Berkeley to interview 120 business leaders about their attitudes to AI. The report, AI and the Future of Work (registration required) claims to shift ‘the conversation from …

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How .tech domains are helping tech startups differentiate their brands

SPONSORED: Presented by Radix A few years ago, the coveted Consumer Electronics Show (CES) moved their website from www.cesweb.org to www.ces.tech. Why? It helped make their online presence more relevant and brandable. Speaking about this move, then CES Senior Vice President, Communications and Strategic Relationships, Jeff Joseph explained, “We st…Read More …

Demand by global businesses for London office space remains high

Office investment volume in Central London in 2018 is expected to come close to £20 billion, despite the ongoing economic and political uncertainties of Brexit. According to Savills London witnessed notably above average levels of office take-up in 2018 and achieved the best ever City of London rent (£80 per …

Anti-team legislation can make us slaves to individual rights

Society is becoming more selfish. At least that’s what the most commonly held view on the issue suggests, and it’s only set to get worse. Whether or not you believe the headlines, my 20 plus years’ experience as an HR consultant has led me to believe the hype. Increasingly many (I …

Reseller marketing strategies created for the end goal

Your business was born out of your passion and interest in an industry where you are an expert. Whether you are serving a new yoga studio, doctor’s office or restaurant, it was similarly launched because of the owner’s love and expertise for exercise, medicine or food. If someone mentioned online …

Around half of workers expect to have multiple careers throughout their working life

Just under half of UK workers (46 percent) expect to have multiple careers throughout their working life, as opposed to one structured and lifelong career, according to a new report from employee benefits firm Unum and researcher The Future Laboratory. The Future Workforce (registration required) sets out to examine the motivations …

Solidity for Beginners: A Guide to Getting Started

Solidity, a smart contracts programming language, has been a buzzword for quite some time now. This tutorial is meant for beginners ready to explore Solidity and code smart contracts. Before we begin, we’ll get the basics clear. We will begin by exploring smart contracts and their effectiveness, gradually moving on …

How to secure your online writing portfolio as a freelance writer

It’s a bit of a Catch-22, isn’t it? You took the time to create an eye-catching, user-friendly personal website to house your writing portfolio. You posted your writing samples so potential clients can bask in your writing prowess and hire you to write something special for them. But then a scary …

Holiday sales headstart: 10 things you can do now to prep for the upcoming holidays

As we head into the last quarter of 2018, smart business owners shift their thinking and planning to the upcoming winter holidays. Time to start mocking up your calendar and planning for your holiday sales, promotional activities and duties! 10 steps to more holiday sales Increase your business’s holiday sales …

Don’t stand so close to me: why personal space matters in the workplace

As successive BCO Specification Guides and the research of organisations like CoreNet Global have proved, the spatial dynamics of offices have changed dramatically in recent years. Put simply, the modern office serves significantly more people per square foot than ever before. Originally this tightening was largely down to the growing …

The Secret to Avoiding Checked Bag Fees Every Time You Fly

Gifts aren’t the only thing to bust your budget this holiday season. Most major U.S. airlines have recently raised their checked bag fees, which means transporting presents home may cost a little bit more this year. American Airlines baggage fees, JetBlue Airlines baggage fees, United Airlines baggage fees, and Delta …

How a Business Can Benefit from Eco-Friendly Insulation

Every home, store, and office building needs spray foam insulation to help protect those within from the elements without. While we all go to great lengths to ensure that our homes and cottages are equipped with proper, heat-conserving insulation, few business owners are concerned about their store’s insulation. It’s a …

The Gals Behind Gadgit Girlz Solve Life’s Little Problems with Multi-Use Products

The modern, everyday woman has come a long way since the 1960’s. She is always on the go, charting new territory. She works, she leads, she chooses. Women now comprise 47% of U.S. workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and 6 in 10 women are now the sole, primary or co-breadwinners for their …

Integrating MongoDB and Amazon Kinesis for Intelligent, Durable Streams

This article was originally published on MongoDB. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. You can build your online, operational workloads atop MongoDB and still respond to events in real time by kicking off Amazon Kinesis stream processing actions, using MongoDB Stitch Triggers. Let’s look at an …

How to Use Analytics to Create Targeted Email Campaigns

When we think UX, we think about the ways we help our users navigate our website. Among various types of conversions (subscriptions, submitting a form, etc.), the primary objectives are the conversions that directly translate to revenue. These conversions could be clicks that lead to advertising revenue, or checkouts that …

Quantum Machines raises $5.5M to build control and operational layer for quantum computers

Quantum Machines, an Israeli startup launched by three Ph.D. physicists, wants to build the operational and control layer for quantum computing. Today, it announced a $5.5 million seed investment led by TLV Partners with participation from Battery Ventures. The three principals have been studying quantum computing for a decade and …

The Next Recession Is Coming by 2021, According to an Overwhelming Majority of Economists

Two-thirds of business economists in the U.S. expect a recession to begin by the end of 2020, while a plurality of respondents say trade policy is the greatest risk to the expansion, according to a new survey. About 10 percent see the next contraction starting in 2019, 56 percent say …

These Are the Cheapest (and Most Expensive) European Cities for Travelers to Visit

With insanely cheap flights from low-cost carriers and effective ways to use points and miles, travel costs over to Europe can be rather inexpensive. So, while getting to Europe is the easy part, knowing which countries fit into your budget or how cities in similar regions compare in terms of …

The Sims FreePlay mobile game gets augmented reality with Brilliant Backyards update

Electronic Arts and its Maxis studio are adding augmented reality to the iOS version of The Sims FreePlay via a new update dubbed Brilliant Backyards. The new AR multiplayer feature for iPhone and iPad uses Apple’s new ARKit 2, and the updated game is now available on the app store. …

Coding for SEO: A simple guide to search engine optimization (SEO) through development

Many articles talk about search engine optimization (SEO) as though it’s a simple matter. In reality, coding for SEO is vital, but it does require time and skill. However, we purposely use the word “skill” to describe this process, because it’s completely teachable and doesn’t take (much) wizardry to implement. …