Everyone has an opinion on Kanye West’s yearly MTV VMA rants, but only IBM’s cognitive computer Watson has a Personality Insights analyzer.

IBM unveiled the developerWorks Open community, and packed it full of cutting-edge tools, real-world projects, tutorials and free access to Bluemix.

One question everyone asks is what investors look for when deciding whether or not to fund a startup. Having a high-caliber team with a good track record and a clear value proposition are givens. But the bottom line is that it comes down to the numbers. VCs are looking to make investments that pay off big.

After releasing its first ever report, Amazon has left many consumers and users wondering about a number of things. Of all Fortune 500 companies dealing with tech, Amazon is the last one to disclose publicly the number of data requests it has received from the government. Between January and May 2015, Amazon has indicated it has received about 813 subpoenas with 542 already responded to.

The perks of working remotely are undeniable. Your transportation costs are nearly diminished, you have more control over your work-life balance and you can set your own culture.

When it comes to story telling there is none other than Brandon Kleinman, Founder and Former CMO of Laurel & Wolf! Brandon loves a good story and knows design dictates how people interact with a given space. His obsession for story-telling and creating better spaces helped power Laurel & Wolf as founder and CMO.

The last few seasons in the online business industry has seen a great deal of sexy work being penned on the merits of so-called “big data.” Although there are many advantages to big data, it should not be looked at as a cure-all for everything that ails you in your business endeavors. For instance, although Tableau on Hadoop is a great way to connect different types of data, you actually have to know what to do with that data for any of the consolidation to be worth anything.

No matter if you have a team of 5 or 500 EAT Club can accommodate the startups and enterprise level companies alike. The company redefining workplace lunch with personalized meals and snacks that are always on time, launches today in L.A. Since its inception in 2010, EAT Club has scaled its service in the Bay Area, delivering more than three million meals to allow thousands of companies like Netflix, Tesla and Cisco to find their workplace zen.

To say that big data is changing the world may sound like an overstatement, but in reality it’s true in nearly every respect. Big data has quickly come onto the scene and is steadily transforming businesses, institutions, organizations, governments, and a host of other entities in ways that were only part of the most imaginative mind just a decade ago.

What do Oracle, eHarmony, and Rubicon Project all have in common? Mark Douglas, CEO of SteelHouse! That’s what!

One of the greatest tech minds of our time, Mark Douglas will be speaking at REACH NeXT September 24th.