Soft Drinks and Health and Wellness Can Coexist in the U.S. Alcohol Space

Given the growing health and wellness movement among U.S. consumers, conventional wisdom would suggest that soft drinks would suffer. But in reality, the opposite is happening, particularly in the alcoholic beverage space. And amid the juxtaposition of the sober-curious consumers and the premium spirits drinkers, soft drinks have plenty of room to grow.

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Frustrated Consumers Three Times More Likely Than Satisfied Consumers to Avoid Buying from Retailer or Brand Again, Accenture Study Finds

Nearly Half of Consumers Would Pay More for Experience That Exceeds Their Expectations
Consumers who had a frustrating shopping experience are three times more likely than satisfied consumers to not buy from the retailer or brand again, but companies that consistently exceed customer expectations could significantly increase revenues by charging a premium for the experience, according to new resea

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Rewinding 2019: Top 200 News in MarTech that Sets the Bar for 2020-2024

“Study the past if you would define the future.”― Confucius
The first decade for Martech-as-a-service is coming to its end. What was the year 2019 like for the industry? As part of our Predictions Series 2020, we bring you this unique Infographic Rewinding 2019 as a recap of top Martech news and announcements of 2019.

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Top 5 Best Mobile App Development Agencies in Bahrain

We live in a world where speed is of the essence. Consumers would rather look for alternatives than wait for a website that takes 2 minutes to load, which is why mobile applications are the next best thing. With information and data right at your fingertips, it’s the go-to solution for companies looking to expand their customer base and increase their ROI.

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Parks Associates’ 2nd Annual Future of Video Addresses New Content Strategies With Executives From Akamai

20% of OTT subscribers say they would have reconsidered cancelling if they could have put hold on subscription
Parks Associates research finds, among the US broadband households that cancelled an OTT service in the past year, 20% say they would have reconsidered if they’d had the ability to put the subscription on hold to use later.

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the coal mining of the information age

“If I were starting a NoSQL-in-the-enterprise startup, I would focus on ETL. ETL is a mess, and is a precursor for any fancy uses of data.” – @jaykreps
“@jaykreps ETL is the coal mining of the information age: dirty, important work that fuels the economy.” – @peteskomoroch
One of the largest obstacles facing companies who seek to derive value from data isn’t data’s size.

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Computed IDs and privacy implications

Thirty years ago, a lot of US states thought it would be a good idea to compute someone’s drivers license number (DLN) from their personal information [1]. In 1991, fifteen states simply used your Social Security Number as your DLN. Eleven other states computed DLNs by applying a hash function to personal information such as name, birth date, and sex.

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Introductory Machine Learning Terminology with Food

I was just pondering some ways to discuss machine learning terminology in a way that would be accessible to beginners, and figured I’d share my semi-thought-out ideas here. I’m sure this has been done before, but here are some common machine learning terms couched in the language of cooking and food.

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PRAIRIE AI Summer School, Paris, October 3-5th 2019

** Nuit Blanche is now on Twitter: @NuitBlog ** Julien just sent me the following:Bonjour Igor, I would like to advertise the following event, which should be of interest for the readers of Nuit Blanche: https://project.inria.fr/paiss/This is an AI summer school located in Paris, which will take place from October 3 to 5th. (Application deadline is September 6th).

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