Andrew Cover

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A Google recruiter shares the winning 3-part formula for resumes that get noticed

Google is a highly sought-after employer, fielding more than 50,000 applicants a week. Yet just a sliver of those applicants actually get hired, …

Employment

‘You had to out-bully him’: How employees stood up to Steve Jobs

There were some upsides to Jobs’s demanding and wounding behavior. People who were not crushed ended up being stronger.

Eastern Europe

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

Advertising blockchain startup Lucidity brings on Pithia as a strategic investor

Advertising blockchain startup Lucidity today announced that Pithia Inc. has joined as a strategic investor to further the development of the …

Blockchain

What Is A Digital Transformation And Why Should You Care?

I’ve been extremely lucky to have spent my entire adult life on the forefront of digital technology – and most of it was by complete accident (but, that will be a story for another day….)<p>My career has spanned IBM, the launch team of the Pentium at Intel, an early Amazonian (I led one of the teams …

Internet of Things

Vitalik Buterin Challenges the Idea of ‘Bitcoin Dominance Maximalism’ (Op-Ed)

In a post on the Ethereum blog, Vitalik Buterin recently challenged the idea of “Bitcoin dominance maximalism,” the school of thought that holds that …

How insurtechs are tackling the notoriously tricky area of life insurance

Life insurance is a fundamentally difficult product to sell; it requires people to think about their deaths without promising any immediate returns.<p>And, despite tech innovations and the development of personalized services in other areas of finance, life insurance remains largely unchanged.<p>Luckily, …

Life Insurance

Blockchain for Identity: Too Good to Be True?

I went to the DMV last week and the visit unfolded as you’d expect: A lot of filling out paper forms and waiting on wooden benches. The place is a …

Blockchain

AT&T's recent acquisition spree is part of a plan to dominate advertising on connected TVs and devices

AT&T has a rationale behind its recent acquisition spree.<p>The company wants to dominate the business of selling targeted advertising on …

Video on Demand

Explaining blockchain basics

Following my studies of blockchain, I've focused to have a deeper understanding of what is a blockchain and how it works. Of course a lot of you may …

Blockchain

Salesforce.com Could Win Big Betting on Its Einstein AI

The CRM specialist's latest feature looks like an AI winner.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is going to become a big part of the customer relationship …

Customer Service

Ask Ethan: Is Spacetime Really A Fabric?

Gravity might have been the first fundamental force ever discovered, but in many ways, it remains the least-well understood. We know that it’s always attractive, and that any two masses in the Universe, no matter where they are, will experience its force. When Einstein concocted his general theory …

Physics

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Go Eat This Now: Seafood Pancakes at Manna - August 8, 2018

It’s mid-to-late summer, and romance is in the air. There’s no better time in San Francisco for lazy Sunday afternoon picnics and happy hour buzzes …

San Francisco

​Commonwealth Bank to deliver world's first blockchain bond

The bank was chosen by the World Bank to conduct the world's first bond transaction delivered solely using blockchain.<p>The Commonwealth Bank of …

Blockchain

Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory

A controversial new paper argues that universes with dark energy profiles like ours do not exist in the “landscape” of universes allowed by string …

Dark Matter

You Might Be Blocking Recruiters and Job Offers on LinkedIn And Not Even Know It

Make sure people know how to reach you and that you know they're looking for you.<p>If you want opportunities to come your way, you have to let people know you are open to them. It's so simple. Take LinkedIn.<p>Recently I was giving someone what I call a LinkedIn makeover, in which I rewrite the entire …

Employment

Nobody Can Figure Out How the First Americans Migrated Across the Continent

'It is very likely that they simply did not all run at once.'<p>Thousands of years ago, humans in Eurasia were cut off from the Americas by ice. But …

Anthropology

Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum

<b>Through Two Doors at Once: The Elegant Experiment That Captures the Enigma of Our Quantum Reality</b> <i>Anil Ananthaswamy</i> Dutton (2018)<p>According to the …

Quantum Physics

LG Is Bringing Dedicated Kimchi Fridges To Australia

Image: Supplied<p>Last week I was sitting in a meeting room with a handful of other journalists at LG's Science Park in Seoul. We were being taken …

South Korea

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata review – sublimely weird

It's the novel’s cumulative, idiosyncratic poetry that lingers<p>Not all novel titles manage so very literally to describe the contents, but this one – unapologetically deadpan yet enticingly comic – absolutely does. Keiko has been a worry to her family all her life, bullied and friendless, her …

Love Stories

Data-Driven Development - Reports - World Economic Forum

With a general understanding that addressing the “data deficit” will require new forms of public/private data sharing agreements and that the …

Blockchain

Cryptocurrency is just one of seven types of cryptoassets you should know

• <b>Cryptocurrencies</b> like bitcoin, the granddaddy of all cryptoassets, are instruments of exchange, stores of value, and units of account. To wit, bitcoin today holds over $100 billion dollars and supports billions a day in global transactions. Banks are taking notice, going from “bitcoin bad, …

Cryptocurrency

Loopholes and the 'Anti-Realism' of the Quantum World

The theoretical physicist John Wheeler once used the phrase “great smoky dragon” to describe a particle of light going from a source to a photon …

Quantum Mechanics

Men around the world are wearing broken watches — but an expert says there's more than one reason why

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article suggesting that men around the world are wearing broken watches because they are now items of jewellery rather than timekeeping devices.<p>The author of the article, Jacob Gallagher, said: "With smartphones practically glued to our palms at all …

Watches

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Mobile Audiences Soar As Publishers, Advertisers Race To Keep Up

The June 2018 Brand Audience Report from Magazine Media 360° was released this week, showing some astonishing mobile numbers.<p>While total Magazine …

Digital Advertising

A Number Theorist Who Bridges Math and Time

Akshay Venkatesh, a former prodigy who struggled with the genius stereotype, has won a Fields Medal for his “profound contributions to an …

Mathematics

How to Write a Book Without Losing Your Mind

Expert advice on ending procrastination and finishing that manuscript, dissertation, or other big project<p>A few months ago, I promised some nice people in New York that I would, sometime very soon, write a book.<p>Since then, I have:<p>Called my mom rejoicing.<p>Called my mom crying.<p>Considered changing my …

Writing

If You Are Building A Subscription Service, It Is Time To Rethink The Marketing Funnel

Subscriptions services like Ipsy, Blue Apron, and Dollar Shave Club continue to be popular, but finding profitability with a subscription model business is a tall order. The problem is that many people will try something once, but only a select few make the ideal, loyal consumer for a niche …

Marketing