Anirudh Tatikonda

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These Entrepreneurs Won't Mind If You Copy Their Best Growth Strategies

Behind every high-growth business, there is a stroke of a genius kind of idea that put the wheels in motion.<p>If you talk to any entrepreneur, they’ll tell you that a great business idea without a tangible growth plan is worth as much as a car with an empty gas tank. You won’t get far. In fact, you …

13 tech jobs that pay $200k salaries

Which IT roles earn the biggest salaries? Thirteen tech jobs can pull in salaries of $200,000 or more, according to new data from a tech staffing …

The Best Telescopes To Get Started in Stargazing

So you've decided to look for Saturn. What scope should you buy?<p>If you've ever tried to take up astronomy but given up out of frustration, or gotten overwhelmed before you've even started, you're not alone. As with many hobbies, getting off on the right start is all-important, and can make the …

Cheat Sheet to Year 2 as an Entrepreneur

It's a time to focus on driving growth and building for the next stage. 8 things to focus on and 4 things to avoid.<p>By your second year as an entrepreneur, things really begin to gel. You've launched. You've got some momentum. You're talking to potential investors.<p>And now, you've got to keep it all …

How a Breakup Distorts Your Sense of Self

<b>In honor of Valentine’s Day, Science of Us is spending this week talking about love — specifically, what happens when it goes wrong. If you ever</b> …

Like many relationship stories, the history of St. Valentine is full of torture and pain

Valentine’s Day may be beloved by romance-flushed individuals keen to express their passion, and by retailers for the massive windfalls of cash it generates ($18.2 billion in the US this year) in cards, toy bears, and items adorned with hearts, but for others—the single among us, for example—it’s a …

Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google's most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic.<p>Called Spanner, it was the first …

A Stanford medical professor just exposed huge flaws in evidence used to give drug prescriptions

Over the past decade, scientists have increasingly become ashamed at the failings of their own profession: due to a lack of self-policing and quality control, a large proportion of studies have not been replicable, scientific frauds have flourished for years without being caught, and the pressure …

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Science Proves What Dale Carnegie Knew All Along About Motivation

Carnegie knew 100 years ago how to motivate people to strive for success.<p>Dale Carnegie knew 100 years ago how to motivate people to strive for success. He was a master of self-improvement and ever the optimist. The guy behind the whole "you get a lemon, make lemonade" logic also said:<p>"People rarely …

This Suburban Dad Positioned His One-Man Business To Break $2 Million This Year

Not many people break $1 million in a one-person business. Laszlo Nadler, whose startup appeared in this blog last year, blasted through that milestone in 2015. This year, the father-of-two, based in East Brunswick, N.J., is on track to break $2 million at his Amazon store Tools4Wisdom—and still …

Meet Kobe Bryant, venture capitalist: For starters, there are 100 million reasons not to bet against him

<b>Kobe Bryant speaks during an interview on CNBC at the New York Stock Exchange, August 22, 2016. (Reuters/Brendan McDermid)</b><p>With a $100 million investment fund and a plan to seed tech start-ups, the retired NBA legend is not playing around<p>Angelo Young<p>August 23, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Can one of the most …

The big problem with VR no one is talking about

When <i>Fallout 4</i> VR was announced earlier this year, I was disappointed. Same thing with the recent <i>Minecraft</i> launch on Oculus. Sure, it’s cool. It’s …

The science behind Pavlov's famous dog experiment

From choosing coffee or tea to caffeinate yourself in the morning to how you plan to unwind after the day’s end, we make decisions of varying degrees of importance every day.<p>Yet for such a routine activity, scientists know little about what’s going on at a chemical level as we make these …

'Ideal' energy storage material for electric vehicles developed

The energy-storage goal of a polymer dielectric material with high energy density, high power density and excellent charge-discharge efficiency for …

8 qualities all successful CTOs share

What Being Kidnapped Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

On May 20th of 2004, I was kidnapped and held hostage by gang members. One of the "captains" was angry with me because I was working to help his girlfriend find a safe haven from his extreme abuse. For years my mother worked as a gang violence interventionist, mediating closely with the Latin …

Shout out to these perfect moments from Rio's closing ceremony

Rio's 2016 Olympics have finally drawn to a close — with dancing, a bit of rain and a surprise appearance from Mario. It was awesome.<p>Here are some of …

Olympics Closing Ceremony 2016: Top Moments, Celebrities and More from Rio

Goodbye, Rio de Janeiro. Hello, Tokyo.<p>Not even rain could dampen the party at Maracana Stadium as Rio bid the rest of the world adieu at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Sunday brought one final celebration with music, dancing and the athletes of the Games as well as a symbolic transition …

Use these 10 Tips for Marketing Your Startup Globally

Are you ready to take your startup worldwide? It’s easier to do than ever thanks to online Kickstarter campaigns, crowdfunding, social media …

Europe's oldest known living inhabitant

A Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be more than 1,075 years old. …

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From Solo Cup to an asteroid: NASA's newest space mission

TAGSAM aims to return far more material than a similar mission by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency that launched in 2003.<p>The Hayabusa …