What is Double Opt-In in Email Marketing?

Are you thinking about the quality of your email list? Or do you want to make sure your subscribers are intending to read the email marketing you send out?
You may have found your answer in double opt-in, which is a process that ensures the best experience for your subscribers. Rather than single opt-in, double opt-in offers an extra step in the verification process.

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‘Artificial Impact’: Only 12% of CRM Users Actually Use an AI-Based Tool

Research Finds That Three out of Four CRM Users Want More out of AI and Are Willing to Switch to Get It
Freshworks Inc., the customer engagement software company, announced research that reveals broad dissatisfaction with the latest artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) available in today’s CRM solutions.

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The hardest logarithm to compute

Suppose you want to compute the natural logarithms of every floating point number, correctly truncated to a floating point result. Here by floating point number we mean an IEEE standard 64-bit float, what C calls a double. Which logarithm is hardest to compute?
We’ll get to the hardest logarithm shortly, but we’ll first start with a warm up problem.

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Redash Dashboard Tutorial with Cube.js

We recently covered how to build an analytics dashboard using react, vue, or angular. But if you don’t want to code and host your own dashboard, you have some open-source alternatives. Today I’ll show you how to build an analytics dashboard using Cube.js Backend and Redash. You can find the resulting dashboard live here. Why Cube.js?You can always connect Redash directly to your database.

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Disappointed by the omission of MoviePass, but…

When we try to make sense of the unicorn delusion years from now, we’ll want to revisit this passage by Derek Thompson. [emphasis added]Several weeks ago, I met up with a friend in New York who suggested we grab a bite at a Scottish bar in the West Village. He had booked the table through something called Seated, a restaurant app that pays users who make reservations on the platform.

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Data’s day of reckoning

We can build a future we want to live in, or we can build a nightmare. The choice is up to us.Our lives are bathed in data: from recommendations about whom to “follow” or “friend” to data-driven autonomous vehicles. But in the past few years, it has become clear that the products and technologies we have created have been weaponized and used against us.

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Memory Latency, Hashing, Optimal Golomb Rulers and Feistel Networks

In many problems involving hashing we want to look up a range of elements from a vector, e.g. of the form (v[h(i,j)]) for arbitrary (i) and for a range of (j in {1, ldots, n}) where (h(i,j)) is a hash function. This happens e.g. for multiclass classification, collaborative filtering, and multitask learning.

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Statistical Self-Defense

No day without numbers in (social) media, in everyday life. And they not only want to inform us, they also want to orient us in one direction or the other.
And every day are among them deliberately or unintentionally false or misleading numbers.
Therefore, statistics must arm themselves against incorrect use of data and repeatedly teach the correct handling of statistical data.

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Synchronously Visualized

Once again:  the New York Times presents an innovative graphic, which you always want to watch again and again.
It’s this Downhill Race at the Olympics:
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Start
Run
Finish
 
The link to the moving graphic is below this picture:
For Statistics?
It would be exciting to follow such visualizations, e. g. on changes in unemployment, GDP etc. of different countries from today-minus-x to today.

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Reusable Blocks are the best thing about Gutenberg

What are reusable blocks and why do you want to use them?
This can best be explained by an example. Over at 7 Generation Games, we have a new project under way to create organize the hundreds of videos, presentations and activities we’ve developed with our games into a teacher resource site. Most of these fall into one of a few categories. For example, we have 19 math videos from Fish Lake.

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