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<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Why do smart people do stupid things? The science of avoiding poor decision making

The quality of your decisions today will determine the quality of your life tomorrow.<p>Our decisions influence how well we make use of our talents, …

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Bill Gates

Duolingo data shows this is the fastest way to learn a new language

Language-learning app Duolingo recently combed through a mountain of user data to find the best times each day to practice a foreign language. Its findings were published today at <i>Quartz</i>.<p>The findings essentially mirrored a 2016 study that showed the positive effect on sleep between practice …

This Is How Generation Z Will Bypass College

Coming soon(er) to a workplace near you is Generation Z after participating in these education alternatives.<p>School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn't evolved much since then.<p>Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. …

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20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes …

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The 10 Best Spy Movies Ever Made

Some unconventional picks.<p>Spying is not so different from making a movie. "Twenty-four lies per second" is how director Michael Haneke describes filmmaking. Alfred Hitchcock knew that well, which is why he kept returning to the subject of professional liars again and again. He could relate. The …

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3 Ways to Make Money on YouTube Without Adsense

Many of creators come to find out that YouTube is not a sustainable income source. Here's how to use the platform to actually get paid.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Making videos on YouTube can be very lucrative if executed correctly. Unfortunately, many …

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3 Growth Stocks for Thrifty Investors

Thrifty investors have three incredible stocks to choose from today: TripAdvisor, Berkshire Hathaway, and Qualcomm.<p>As a thrifty investor, you'd want …

Big Data Analytics Forecast : The Streaming Future

The Volume, Variety and Velocity of data coming into your organization continue to reach unprecedented levels. This phenomenal growth means that not …

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Dividends

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Certain investors don't need to be reminded that despite their conceptual simplicity, dividends as an investment tool continue to reward as much study and research as one is able to commit. As we dive into a new year, below are five interesting facts about dividends you …

4 ways Artificial Intelligence changes the game for SEO

Will 2017 be the year that computers outsmart human brains? Maybe. It’s one of the many high-tech trends that everyone is keeping an eye on.<p>But how does that change the game for Google search and those working so hard to optimize their websites for search?<p>Here are the ways Artificial Intelligence …

How to sell online – ways to get started at your SME

It's easier and cheaper than many small businesses believe to trade products online – here are some helpful tools and advice.<p>Our collective obsession with the internet grows stronger every year. UK adults are online for 25 hours a week, up from nine in 2005, according to a recent Ofcom report. And …

Steve Jobs Asked Himself This 1 Question Every Morning to Stay Successful

See why self-reflection in the morning can set your entire day up for success.<p>Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost …

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If You Want to Remember This, Go for a Run 4 Hours From Now

For lots of different reasons — like that you sit at your desk all day or that the psychological discourse has a sneakily pervasive insistence that …