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Five alternative things successful PhD students would never do

According to the Guardian’s recent article 5 things a successful PhD student would never do, any PhD student who is stressed and overworked is doing it wrong. You can seemingly choose not to get stressed about a PhD, so any problems you experience are essentially self-inflicted.<p>However, in reality …

Rise, O Machines: Why Hollywood's Best Robot Stories Are About Slavery

<i>Almost Human</i> wasn’t great television. But the short-lived series—it was cancelled this week by Fox after a single season—had its moments.<p>The pilot showcased the casual murder of an android cop by the show’s human protagonist, and his sneering disgust towards the robot replacement assigned to him. …

How Many People Are Wrongly Convicted? Researchers Do the Math.

Is there a more tragic story than an innocent person going to prison? Tragic, and powerful. That’s why <i>The Shawshank Redemption</i> is one of the most beloved movies of our time. And why we’ve all heard of this quote from an esoteric 18th-century English guy, William Blackstone: “It is better that ten …

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a father of five children, I know all too well how expensive kids can be. It’s always, “Dad, can you loan me $20 for the movies?” or “I saw the cutest pair of jeans and they are only $350.”<p>How is a small-business owner supposed to keep …

7 Killer Tips for Logo Design

Designing a logo is simple, right? Think again. There's more to crafting a brand's visual identity than just placing a name in a square and calling …

5 Outdated Beliefs That Waste Time And Money

Many of these myths are good-intentioned, and drilled into us since grade school. Here’s why you might need to forget what you know about teamwork, excelling, and tradition.<p>A tremendous amount of knowledge exists inside companies. Too bad most don’t know how to share it amongst themselves, says …

The Johnnie Walker Brand: A Rich Blend of Design and Progress

You could say marketing runs in the Johnnie Walker brand's veins.<p>In 1860, around the same time Alexander Walker, John Walker’s son, decided to take …

DFJ’s Heidi Roizen Reveals the Sexual Advances She Dealt With as an Entrepreneur

In a Tumblr post called “It’s different for girls,” operations partner Heidi Roizen of the VC firm DFJ exposed some of the unbelievable treatment she …

The Top 5 Leadership Stories, April 28-May 2

Once you have that extra hour free in your workday, you might want to start packing for Switzerland: Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for April 28-May 2.<p>How A Popular Word Is Undermining Your Credibility<p>So…how often do you buffer your stories with this pause? It lets your audience know …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

In the last few months, both HTC and Samsung launched new flagship phones that are pretty good. And there are plenty of solid older devices that you can buy at a steep discount.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

An App To Share Civic Complaints Gains Popularity Where The Government Hasn’t Been Listening

In a country known for corruption issues, urban residents in Brazil are flocking to an app that lets them share what they care about directly with city officials.<p>Brazil is a country plagued by problems of rampant corruption, political and otherwise, but that doesn’t mean politicians completely …

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $120m for patent violation

Pyrrhic victory for iPhone-maker after $2bn in damages and ban on sales in US are denied<p>An American jury has ordered Samsung to pay $119.6m to Apple for smartphone patent violations, far less than Apple had sought and marking a big loss for the iPhone-maker in the latest round of the two companies’ …