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Life lessons from Tadahisa Sakai, the last descendant of a Japanese samurai clan

About 150 years ago, at the end of Japan’s Edo period, a civil war resulted in the end of the samurai culture and the birth of modern Japan. One …

Japan

10 Lessons From Billion-Dollar 'Unicorn' Startups

Great success begins with founding teams that create solutions to improve daily life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes a brave and talented team to found a company these days.The failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent, and after 10 …

Watch This Diesel Engine Explode With More Boost Than God

Lavon Miller, the owner of Plain City, Ohio’s Firepunk Diesel, has been building and testing engines for years now, but he never had one blow up on …

Smart Solar Greenhouse Generates Electricity & Grows Food

<b>Published on</b> November 26th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>November 26th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Putting solar panels on a roof is a good idea. Growing food in a …

Software developers and designers risk over-automating enterprises

Noted software design advocate and author says automation is taking away valuable human judgment. The goal of good software should be to amplify, not …

Artificial Intelligence

Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media

It's easier than you think to transform your social media profile into a lucrative business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think about how you use social media. Is it simply a method to connect with people? A distraction from boredom at work? Or is it a tool to reach …

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

<b>- "You have to have a small amount of money and invest it regularly for a long time," Baron says.</b><p><b>- "It's all about compounding," the Baron Capital</b> …

Who will the driverless car crash into? This cartoony simulator answers some truly horrible questions

It all depends on the car’s priorities<p>President Trump is crossing the road. No, you haven't heard this one before. It's not a joke – and it doesn’t …

The NichePhone-S is a tiny little Android phone

As Apple brings smartphones to bold new places, another company is trying to take us back to a simpler, calmer, and much cheaper time. FutureModel plans to release a surprisingly accurately named device called the NichePhone-S later this month that runs Android but doesn’t seem to do much more than …

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

Typography

This is the only investment “rule” you really need to get richer

With stock indices way up for the year, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average — which topped 23,000 in mid-October 18 and seems to be chugging …

Investing

How To Retire At 63 With Only Half A Million

How to retire is one of the most pressing issues of the day. Countless readers have turned to Seeking Alpha to handle the challenges that face …

Investing

Sorry Warren, Active Management Is The Way To Go

If anything was proven this week it was that outperforming the markets is all about stock selection. Warren Buffett, the sage of Omaha, has decided …

Investing

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Machine-Learning and Artificial Intelligence: The Difference, and What They're For [Infographic]

By now you've heard of machine-learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), but understanding these technologies can be overwhelming.<p>Today's …

Artificial Intelligence

How Marine Algae Could Help Feed the World

By William Moomaw and Asaf Tzachor<p>Our planet faces a growing food crisis. According to the United Nations, more than 800 million people are regularly …

Why Ideas Without Inspiration Won't Bring You Success -- According to Elon Musk and Steve Jobs | Inc.com

Ideas are a dime a dozen, but the inspiration to drive a great business is a lot harder to find. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I often get asked for next sure-fire idea. I have to tell them that anyone can find ideas, but only you as a person can find the passion to transform one into …

Motivation

IBM's Watson Beat: who owns music made by a machine?

We’ve seen IBM’s Watson politely annihilate humans in Jeopardy, make a movie trailer for Morgan, create never-before-eaten recipes and even understand nuance and tone… to say the least. Now it’s moving on to music.<p>Watson Beat is IBM’s music arm of Watson; an AI-driven music composing app that’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Volatility As A Stock Replacement Strategy

Stock replacement strategies attempt to replicate equity performance without directly investing in the stocks they seek to replace. A popular example …

Investing

How Silicon Valley Mentors Turn Engineers Into CEOs | Inc.com

CEOs are usually not born -- they are made. And in Silicon Valley, the most common way to make CEOs is to transform a world-class engineer into someone who can build a team that turns a vision into a growing business.<p>This raises the question of what CEOs actually get paid to do and highlights the …

Startups

Whatever happened to the 15-hour workweek?

In 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technological change and productivity improvements would eventually lead to a 15-hour …

Amazon's success is unparalleled — and 'Type 2 decisions' are a major reason why

Type 1 decisions are irreversible and should be made with caution. Type 2 decisions are reversible, like "two-way doors," and should be made quickly.<p>Amazon's willingness and ability to make Type 2 decisions has been a major factor in its success.<p>That's according to Scott Galloway, a clinical …

I’m really not a petrolhead...

... but the thought of driverless cars and the surrender of freedom fill me with gloom<p>God bless the women of Saudi Arabia and their excitement about a royal decree allowing them to hold driving licences at last.<p>As we sit in traffic jams, fuming about inexplicable delays and unending roadworks, …

Road Safety

I retired at 43 but I still have over $100,000 of debt — and I love it

So, I'm financially independent and no longer work, but I still have a load of debt. And I love it. This debt has made me some serious money.<p>I'll explain all, but let's back up for a moment.<p>That debt is my home mortgage. I bought my last home for about $175,000. I had the cash to buy it outright, …

Personal Finance

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions - MIT Technology Review

We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and …

So You Want to Build a Chat Bot – Here's How (Complete with Code!)

You’re busy and (depending on effective keyword targeting) you’ve come here looking for something to shave months off the process of learning to …

A pirate site explores a new way of paying for the Internet that doesn't involve ads

It would be an understatement to say that advertising as the main business model of the internet is in a crisis.<p>For a start, there is the fact that …

5 Ways Millennials Built My Empire

I used to think millennials were entitled and lazy. Now, over 75 percent of my high-performance team consists of millennials.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are entitled, unmotivated and allergic to hard work. At least, that's what I used to think.<p>But now, …

Replacing My Paycheck With Dividends

I am beginning a personal stock portfolio based on my research into dividend growth investing. My goal for investing in stocks is simple: to generate …

Investing