Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2013 is here

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Every year, Mary Meeker and the team from KPCB unleash upon the world the mother of all slideshows, which aims to sum up The State of the Internet. This year’s behemoth is a whopping 117 pages of stats, facts, trends and data from around the world.

  1. The compendium shows us once again, how time spent by people on print media and the money brands spend in print are so terribly lopsided.
  2. How technology companies based in the US actually pull more people on to their sites from around the world.
  3. In mere 7 years how the centre of gravity of the mobile OS market shifted.
  4. Facebook is beginning to lose its mojo.
  5. How Saudi Arabians and Indians share the most online.
  6. How is you use a smart phone, you could be reaching out for it up to 150 times a day.

Check out the full report here.

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Open Course @ MIT – Marketing Management

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Here’s a course on Marketing Management

  • Introduce key marketing ideas and phenomena.
  • Develop students’ skills in marketing analysis and planning.
  • Provide a forum (both written and oral) for presenting and defending recommendations and critically examining and discussing those of others. An emphasis is placed on theory and practice that draws on market research, competitive analysis, and marketing science.

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Open Courses@ standford university in Sep 12 – Probabilistic Graphical Models

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Uncertainty is unavoidable in real-world applications: we can almost never predict with certainty what will happen in the future, and even in the present and the past, many important aspects of the world are not observed with certainty. Probability theory gives us the basic foundation to model our beliefs about the different possible states of the world, and to update these beliefs as new evidence is obtained.

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