Author: WTN News

It is common wisdom nowadays that a founding team consisting of 2–3 founders is ideal. Doing it solo is simply too hard. Founder burnout is an imminent possibility, and statistics are simply not on your side. Many early stage investors will tell you outright that...

Errors likely to worsen as healthcare, diagnostic processes increase in complexity Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error – an inaccurate or delayed diagnosis – in their lifetime, sometimes with devastating consequences, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine of the...

Enterprise demand for specific skillsets, a war for talent, and constantly shifting tech priorities are contributing to a thriving IT freelance culture. Whether you're in the field already, considering a career shift, or responsible for hiring freelance IT talent at your organization, here's what you...

Pedro Domingos is a serious guy with big ambitions. He wrote his new book, The Master Algorithm, to drive interest in machine learning, which he believes could remake our lives for the better. But he also calls mastering Tetris, “one of the most useful things...

Trust starts to take shape in the first 7 seconds of a conversation. Here are some ways to start off on the right foot. First impressions count; they are the gate through which you gain admission to the most important relationships you will have in your...

The headline feature in Apple’s latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, is something called 3D Touch, which lets you activate shortcuts on the phone by pressing a bit harder on the screen. For now, though, I found a less novel, but far handier...

In just two short decades or so, we’ll enter a jobless future. Thanks to highly disruptive advanced technologies, jobs — even industries — will soon vanish, becoming remnants of a distantly remembered past. Other positions will be more efficiently done by machines, eliminating the need for...

Angel and venture investors are paying much closer attention to young companies in Wisconsin. That observation is supported by the latest edition of the “Wisconsin Portfolio,” which showed a 31 percent jump in the number of early stage deals in Wisconsin in 2014 compared with...