Winnie raises $4 million to make parents’ lives easier – TechCrunch

An app that has the needs of modern-day parents in mind, Winnie, has now raised $4 million in additional seed funding in a round led by Reach Capital. Other investors in the new round include Rethink Impact, Homebrew, Ludlow Ventures, Afore Capital, and BBG Ventures, among others. With the new funds, Winnie has raised $6.5 million to […]

With “Quickstarter” projects, Kickstarter is going back to basics

For years, the Kickstarter campaigns that have garnered the most attention have involved high-tech gizmos that rack up millions in pledges. But the crowdfunding platform, which was founded in 2009, was never designed to generate such blockbusters. Its founding mission involved projects that were a lot smaller and more personal.Envelope Bag [Photo: courtesy Kickstarter]Now Kickstarter […]

IPsoft’s digital worker is part of a shift in human productivity

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Human workers need to be ready to change how they work because artificial intelligence (AI) learns to do things faster, more accurately and at a lower cost – and the risk posed to organisations not adopting the technology becomes greater than the risk of being an early user. “; } […]

How Instagram’s algorithm works

Instagram users were missing 70 percent of all posts and 50 percent of their friends’ posts before the app ditched the reverse chronological feed for an algorithm in July 2016. Despite backlash about confusing ordering, Instagram now says relevancy sorting has led to its 800 million-plus users seeing 90 percent of their friends’ posts and […]