Chaque vendredi, dans sa revue de presse, Maddyness vous propose une sélection d’articles qui ont retenu l’attention de la rédaction. Cette semaine, l'ambitieux projet d'Elon Musk passé au crible, le lancement du service de covoiturage de Google à San Francisco et l'apport des chatbots au domaine de l'éducation.

Coloniser Mars : l'ambitieux projet de SpaceX en 15 questions


Avec son Système de Transport Interplanétaire, Elon Musk veut coloniser Mars. Un projet fou de plusieurs centaines de milliards de dollars avec une flotte de 1 000 vaisseaux spatiaux et une ville d'un million d'habitants à terme. Nous faisons le point sur tout ce qu'il faut savoir en une série de questions/réponses.

Source : NextInpact

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader


In the hiring process, managers select employees based on their functional skill sets and ability to meet company needs. While these hard skills are important, they cannot predetermine whether a person will be a team leader, think outside the box or reach his or her full creative potential.

Source : PSFK

Google’s Waze Carpool pilot expands to San Francisco-area commuters


Google-owned Waze is slowly increasing the scope of its Bay-area commute service trial, but now the service is available via the standard Waze app for anyone who wants to sign up to be a driver, or through a separate, dedicated Waze Rider app for riders. Google is still capping trips for both riders and drivers to two rides a day, designed for the morning and evening commutes.

Source : Techcrunch

What are the big tech companies lobbying for this election?


When US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the stage at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York, for their first formal, head-to-head debate on Monday night, they will undoubtedly be watched carefully by senior executives of – and lobbyists for – the country’s largest technology companies.

Source : The Guardian

Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Harder Time Finding Funding

Women entrepreneurs run 30 percent of all small businesses, and together employ 7.9 million people and generate $1.4 trillion in sales(as of 2015). Needless to say, these are pretty staggering numbers. All that success is wonderful. However, there exists an underlying issue that is keeping women from being even more impactful -- difficulty finding funding.

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How chatbots will help education


It’s an exciting time for innovations in ed tech, and chatbots are at the forefront. Mobile apps are still compelling and there are many use cases where an app can provide the richest experience. However, the downside is that you still need to download them, log in, keep them updated, and make sure they work well with your devices. When it comes to sheer speed and convenience, nothing can beat a chatbot.

Source : VentureBeat