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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

27 Grilled Veggie Recipes That Prove BBQs Aren't Just About Burgers

You don’t have to be a grill master to master the grill—especially when it comes to veggies. All you need is a little olive oil and a sprinkle of …

Food

6 tips for creating effective big data models

Big data is less predictable than traditional data, and therefore requires special consideration when building models. Here are some things to keep …

Big Data

Get These Outstanding Wireless Headphones on Sale Right Now

If you haven't gone shopping for wireless headphones, you might be in for a shock—they can be pretty expensive. That's why it warms my heart (just a …

Consumer Tech

This Photographer Caught a Bird That Caught a Shark That Caught a Fish

Florida-based fine-art nature photographer Doc Jon was walking along a beach earlier this month when he captured a once-in-a-lifetime photo showing …

Nature Photography

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

How To Be A More Creative and Effective Leader

When you’re a leader, you won’t always know the answers. Your team won’t, either. That’s why leading with curiosity is so important: It encourages …

How to Incorporate Sharp Creativity in Your Business Strategy

No one likes dull strategies.<p>Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or are starting your very first business, it's hard to stand out from the competition.<p>Every aspect of your business needs to be unique and original, from the product to the user interface to the concept itself. Here are some …

UK: A global leader in MadTech

Why the UK is poised to become the global leader in MadTech<p>Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, machine learning,<br>interactive video, and mobile …

How to Keep a Fish Alive — 10 Tips for Releasing Your Catch

From billfish to bonefish, stripers to snook, anglers release fish in record numbers. Part of this trend can be attributed to the growing …

512-Year-Old Shark, Believed To Be Oldest Living Vertebrate, Found In North Atlantic

Researchers have found an ancient shark in the North Atlantic, believed to be 512 years old, which could be the oldest living vertebrate in the …

Want to Come Up With More Brilliant Ideas? This Is the Key Ingredient, According to Social Science | Inc.com

Teresa Amabile, a social psychologist and Harvard Business School professor, has been conducting studies about creativity in the workplace for years in her quest to open up the "black box" of creativity. Some of the most profound insights uncovered by Amabile and her team of researchers have come …

Creativity

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning | Inc.com

We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study after study shows that's not true. Many of the best scientifically validated tips and tricks for faster …

Study Skills

3 Reasons Why The Chief Data Officer Will Become The Next Big Thing

An interesting study was recently released regarding the rise of the latest addition to the C-suite, the Chief Data Officer. Many are predicting, given not only the growing usage and amount of big data in business but also concerns regarding protection of such data, the CDO will be a powerful force …

Big Data

Another Ex-Facebook Executive Rips the Company

Facebook Inc (Nasdaq: FB) has accumulated a massive user base of customers and has grown into the gold standard of social media. Investors certainly …

The Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2017

Let’s face it: Technology this year was one big “fail” after another. And the biggest loser from all of this was you.<p>It’s easy to count the ways that tech did you wrong, especially when it came to information security. On the other hand, there was also plenty of good technology this year that …

Sexual Harassment

How Drinking Beer Could Save Fish Populations

Drinking beer could actually help save the planet and feed some fish. Two businesses based in Westfield, New York, joined forces on a project that …

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

These are the not-so-obvious tips iPhone pros use.<p>If your iPhone ($499.99 at Cricket Wireless) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can …

Text Messaging

How Silicon Valley is Cracking the Construction Code

Silicon Valley’s latest axiom: Move fast and build things. VC firms expect to invest $375 million in construction tech this year—a 420 percent …

What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data

Amazon Echo and Google Home—and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in—are some of the most promising new technologies to come …

Email Is Broken. Can Anyone Fix It?

Let's start this story at the end: You can't kill email. Attempting to do so is a decades-long tradition of the tech industry, a cliché right up …

How Business Intelligence Really Works

Business Intelligence(BI) has seen a meteoric rise over the past few years. As computing power has finally caught up with the vast amount of data we …

Big Data

How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were crazy. …

Blockchain

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Cameras

1 Trick Steve Jobs and Leonardo da Vinci Used to Unlock Their Best Ideas | Inc.com

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs makes several appearances in Walter Isaacson's new biography of Leonardo da Vinci. The two creative geniuses have a lot in common, chief among them is their ability to marry art and science to create world-changing innovations.<p>Steve Jobs once said that the secret to …

Creativity

5 Things That Were So Effective They Had To Be Banned

By Dennis Fulton Published: August 02nd, 2017 It's human nature to push things to the limit ... and beyond. One man got sick of scything and invented …

U.S. Air Force

10 Tools Helping Companies Manage Big Marketing Data

Big data has become central to developing the best marketing strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the latest trends in the business world is big data -- after all, analyzing big data is a highly effective way to develop effective marketing and sales …

What Is Ray Kurzweil Up to at Google? Writing Your Emails

Ray Kurzweil has invented a few things in his time. In his teens, he built a computer that composed classical music, which won him an audience with …

Why mastery beats creativity—every time

The idea that comes out of nowhere. The eureka moment. If we could figure out how to get there faster and automate up the process, humankind would be forever changed, right? This is something we can’t stop obsessing about as a society—but maybe we’re thinking too hard about it.<p>Two years ago, the <i>New</i> …

Creativity