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Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do.<p>I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.<p>After all, that's what leaders …

Self-improvement

Watch artificial intelligence create a 3D model of a person—from just a few seconds of video

Transporting yourself into a video game, body and all, just got easier. Artificial intelligence has been used to create 3D models of people’s bodies …

Artificial Intelligence

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus — bypassing a damaged brain …

Neuroscience

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

The 5 Types of People You Need to Get Out of Your Life

Source: oneinchpunch/Shutterstock<p>We may read brilliant self-help books and possess wisdom about relationships, yet many of us still are hindered by …

Psychology

Tinder and Instagram are ‘crippling’ relationships, sex therapist Esther Perel says

On the latest Recode Decode, Perel says dating apps are giving us too many options, and other apps give us an excuse to be “psychologically gone.”<p>Most people would define “cheating” in a relationship as sleeping with another person, without your partner’s consent. But psychotherapist Esther Perel …

Relationships

Where experiential virtual reality is heading

Doug Griffin Contributor<p>Doug Griffin is the co-founder and chief executive of Nomadic, an immersive virtual reality company. He has worked in the entertainment industry for 20 years in visual effects, motion capture technology, film and gaming on films including including Star Wars, Pirates of the …

Virtual Reality

6 Red Flags You're Dating A Person Who Won't Ever Truly Love You Back

I'm pretty sure every woman in her 20s has, at one point or another, dated a person who was clearly unprepared for love. Despite all of the red flags …

Relationships

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

Innovation Is About Making Progress, Not Running Experiments

In my experience, there are plenty of innovation and startup teams that feel stuck. Despite using lean startup tools they feel as though they are running around in circles and making no progress. It feels as though they have forgotten why they started using lean startup methods in the first place. …

Product Management

The 1 Thing Elon Musk Got Right With Tesla and Almost Every Other Entrepreneur Gets Wrong

Look for a "hair on fire" use case<p>Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream. Today, however, just …

Customers

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

3 Things You Need to Solve a Really Tough Problem | Inc.com

By the early 20th century, the world's great mathematicians knew they had a big problem. The very foundations of logic, held sacred since the time of Aristotle, were under siege after the discovery of troubling paradoxes by Cantor, Frege and Russell. It was unclear whether things could ever be set …

Eli Lilly

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

Relationships

Scientists Develop Treatment for Tinnitus

Three million German people can now return to their normal life and work thanks to a new treatment for tinnitus or ear ringing.<p>US scientists strongly …

University of Michigan

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

American Airlines

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

Entrepreneurship

Opinion: Here are 5 dividend-rich stocks to weather the next market downturn

Stock investors in the U.S. have much to be optimistic about in December.<p>U.S. consumer confidence is the highest since 2000. New home sales are the …

Investing

Geek deals: Four-course machine learning and AI for business bundle for $39

Are you considering getting into the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence? For a limited time, StackSocial is offering up a massive …

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

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American Airlines

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office - subscription free - ExtremeTech

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free<p>By on December 7, 2016 at 2:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Display Conglomerate JDI Developing Ultra High Resolution Panels for VR Headsets

JDI, a display conglomerate consisting of the display businesses of Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi, announced this week the development of ultra high …

Virtual Reality

Remembering VR Innovator Randy Pausch

Something about the book drew me in.While perusing the local second hand bookstore I noticed several copies of a small, squarish book with frayed …

Virtual Reality

Google buys crazy eye-tracking VR tech

Eyefluence wants AR and VR to be controlled via your eyes, and Google wants to help it fulfill this goal.<p>The virtual and augmented reality parties are just now kicking off, and Eyefluence is one of the many startups hoping to own the night. Eyefluence just got a step closer to that goal, announcing …

Augmented Reality

SanDisk Unleashes a Massive 512GB SD Card with the World’s Highest Capacity

Secure Digital eXtended-Capacity (SDXC) memory cards have a maximum theoretical storage capacity of 2 <i>terabytes</i>, and today the industry just got one …

Sharp shows off 1000ppi display for VR headsets

The Google event and the launch of several new devices may be the highlight of the first week of October but somewhere in Japan, the CEATEC event has …

Virtual Reality

Is It Magic? How Image Stabilisation Stops Shake

You’ve probably seen VR, IS, OIS or a variety of names on the side of a lens or camera, all essentially meaning that is has a form of image …

Shutter Speed

This Is How to Juice Your Savings

Anyone who's followed a disciplined fitness program knows the frustration of hitting that plateau—no matter how hard you pump iron, you get nowhere. …