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This College Alternative Only Makes Money If You Make A Salary

Rather than saddle students with debt, MissionU charges grads 15% of their pre-tax income for three years.<p>Some college students are there for the keggers. Others want to live amid the library stacks in a state of academic bliss. But the majority of students? They are there because they want to find …

De gemeente Rotterdam in digitale vooruitgang

Ontwikkeling in mens en techniekRotterdam is een van de meest indrukwekkende wereldsteden om te bezoeken volgens de Lonely Planet. De stad is …

GSA Launches a Lean Startup Agency to 'Hack Bureaucracy'

Typically, innovation within the government moves at a snail’s pace, feeding the bureaucratic monster rather than targeting the most expedient …

A simple way to validate your startup idea

This is an effective test, because it makes it real. <b>If you built this thing, who would buy it?</b><p>Can’t think of 5 people? That’s a red flag. Are you …

Why Asking the Right Questions Is Key to Innovation

“It’s about getting explicit about your hypotheses, instead of just having these assumptions in your head.”<p><b>Nir Eyal</b> is an entrepreneur, educator, and …

Next Generation Lean: Why Lean Too Often Requires a Leap of Faith

The first six articles of this seven-part series on Next Generation Lean laid out a pretty detailed justification for current Lean to evolve. They …

Management

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

<i>What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alex Cowan, Faculty at UVA Darden & Partner at</b> …

Product Management

Amazon’s store of the future has no cashiers, but humans are watching from behind the scenes

Machines in the front, hominids in the back.<p>The promise of Amazon’s new futuristic convenience store is no line, no wait and, frankly, little to no human interaction. But for now, the machines still need some help from our species.<p><b>Recode</b> has learned that Amazon has staff on call behind the scenes …

The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2017, we previewed some of the coolest health tech set to hit the market.<p>From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a …

VR Tech for 2017

<b>How to prepare for new frontiers in immersive VR experiences with the technologies that bring them to life.</b><p>Virtual reality (VR) is making all sorts …

Start A Fire

Why You’re Not Getting Value from Your Data Science

Businesses today are constantly generating enormous amounts of data, but that doesn’t always translate to actionable information. Over the past several years, my research group at MIT and I have sought answers to a fundamental question: What would it take for businesses to realize the full …

10 Resources to Help You Grow a Lean Startup

If you recently launched a startup—or you’re thinking about it—you’ll inevitably hit the “I have no idea what I’m doing” stage (if not once, then …

The sticky note that made Canada Post think like a startup

<i>Deepak Chopra is chief executive officer of Canada Post.</i><p>Five years ago, I was barely 30 days on the job when I found myself reading a proposal to downsize a small innovation team. A yellow sticky note on the cover said, "Sorry, this proposal got caught in the transition, please sign and return back …

Embrace 'Minimum Viable Days' to Boost Your Productivity

A strategic low-key day can turn an unproductive streak into a foundational event<p>Giving it 100 percent every entrepreneurial day is an excellent goal, but it isn't realistic. There are days when I easily give 150 percent, while there are others when I struggle to do 80 percent. We talk about always …

Bionic fingertip allows amputee to 'feel' textures

A new bionic fingertip has allowed an amputee to feel rough and smooth textures in real-time.<p>The artificial fingertip -- developed by scientists at …

Geoffrey Hinton, the 'godfather' of deep learning, on AlphaGo

Geoffrey Hinton, the godfather of ‘deep learning’—which helped Google’s AlphaGo beat a grandmaster—on the past, present and future of AI<p>In the right …

Vancouver

“Matthew, would you like to build the world’s first carbon-neutral city?”<p>This was a phone conversation that would change Matthew Chow’s life—he …

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Artificial Intelligence

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Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you …

Off-grid

Meet Easton LaChappelle

<i>Leadership & Impact</i><p>The teenage phenomenon who is disrupting the prosthetics industry, and more Posted by: <b>Kerry Song</b><p>Easton LaChappelle knows a thing …

When Governments Act Like Startups

Tucked away in the basement of the Governor's office at the Indiana Statehouse, a place where horses stabled 100 years ago, a team of big data wizards are saving lives.<p>In March of 2014, the State of Indiana unveiled something new for state government: a Management and Performance Hub (MPH). …

From Creativity to Profitability

It sounds intuitive that creativity and innovation are important to company success, but when the corporate world focuses so intensely on the “bottom …

Innovation

VAN VASTLOPEND INNOVATIEPROCES NAAR NIEUW PERSPECTIEF IN 4 STAPPEN. - MEESTERS IN INNOVEREN -

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>318 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• Download<br>• ...<p>Published on Apr 19, 2015<p><i>Be the first to like this</i><p>No notes for slide<p>1. Photo by kevin …

Jenga-Like Hotel Idea Uses Shipping Containers as Rooms

At first glance, the <i>Hive-Inn</i> resembles a colorful set of stacked blocks that are reminiscent of the fun-yet-challenging game, Jenga. They are much than that, of course, and the individual elements make up a proposed hotel concept by Hong Kong-based architects at OVA Studio. The building, designed …

Awards

Every Time You Shower, This Gadget Makes Energy From The Extra Heat

What if the heat could be recaptured to keep the shower hot? After working with a team on 4,700 different experiments and iterations, engineer David …

UC Berkeley

You Can Now Use Your Cellphone As A 3D Modeling Tool

Researchers have created a new technology that uses the camera and accelerometers in an average cellphone to measure real objects in 3D space. Created at Carnegie Mellon University, you can use the system to build “3D models of the world” just by waving your phone around an object or scene.<p>The …

How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

eCommerce

Robots Are Now Learning How To Cook By Watching YouTube Videos

DARPA-funded researchers at the University of Maryland have developed a system that enables robot a robot to interpret, learn and perform the tasks …

Robotics