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50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.<p>You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario …

14 Top Baby Apps for Expecting Parents

The internet is a haven for questionable parenting advice; if you're expecting a little one, avoid the crazy and get some peace of mind with these …

The 4-Week Long-Distance Running Plan For Beginners

Whether you're looking to upgrade your weekend park-run to a lengthy 10K race, or are preparing for your first (or second, or third) half marathon, …

Exercise

To Survive in Tough Times, Restaurants Turn to Data-Mining

The early diners are dawdling, so your 7:30 p.m. reservation looks more like 8. While you wait, the last order of the duck you wanted passes by. Tonight, you’ll be eating something else — without a second bottle of wine, because you can’t find your server in the busy dining room. This is not your …

Hospitality

A Guide to Regain Your Flexibility

In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit that I still have a long way to go when it comes to developing my own flexibility. <b>I’ve spent a</b> …

16 best exercises for bigger biceps

Tired of your T-shirt sleeves blowing in the wind? Clicking on this article is your first rep to bigger biceps, triceps and forearms that'll turn any …

How to Prepare Preschoolers for an Automated Economy

By Claire Cain Miller and Jess Bidgood<p>MEDFORD, Mass. — Amory Kahan, 7, wanted to know when it would be snack time. Harvey Borisy, 5, complained about a scrape on his elbow. And Declan Lewis, 8, was wondering why the two-wheeled wooden robot he was programming to do the Hokey Pokey wasn’t working. …

Computer Science

How Artsy finally convinced galleries to sell art online

How Artsy finally convinced galleries to sell fine art online<p>For 13 years, the Mike Weiss Gallery was a thriving member of the Chelsea art world, hosting over 100 exhibitions and participating in local group shows. But in October of last year, Weiss and his wife Virginia Martinsen decided to …

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

Self-help

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

La La Land

The Best Hacks for Organizing Your Refrigerator

If you're anything like me, your fridge is almost always in a constant state of disarray. Try as I may, I can't seem to find an organizational …

Our large team of engineers use this front end development guide

Front end development has never been so complex and exciting as it is today. New tools, libraries, frameworks, and plugins emerge every other day. …

JavaScript

A Comparative Study: Objective-C Versus Swift

iOS is an operating system which has successfully created fascination world-wide. This fascination and spell-binding impact must have looked day and …

The Amazon-Walmart Showdown That Explains the Modern Economy

With Amazon buying the high-end grocery chain Whole Foods, something retail analysts have known for years is now apparent to everyone: The online retailer is on a collision course with Walmart to try to be the predominant seller of pretty much everything you buy.<p>Each one is trying to become more …

eCommerce

How Lego clicked: the super brand that reinvented itself

From its founding in 1932 until 1998, Lego had never posted a loss. By 2003 it was in big trouble. Sales were down 30% year-on-year and it was $800m in debt. An internal report revealed it hadn’t added anything of value to its portfolio for a decade.<p>In some ways Lego CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp is a …

Lego

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for?

In San Francisco, a young engineer hopes to “optimise” his life through sensors that track his heart rate, respiration and sleep cycle. In Copenhagen, a bus running two minutes behind schedule transmits its location and passenger count to the municipal traffic signal network, which extends the time …

Internet of Things

13 Manly Subscription Boxes For Father’s Day ​​ | Men’s Health

14 Manly Subscription Boxes Men Will Enjoy Month After Month<p>These are the gifts that keep on giving—literally<p>If you buy something through our links, we may receive a commission.<p>getty images<p>Shopping for guys during the holidays can be tough. In addition to actually finding him something he’ll like, …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

This is the Jeff Bezos playbook for preventing Amazon’s demise

It’s Day 1 forever because Day 2 is death.<p>Once a year, in his letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos gives us all a glimpse into his business world view and management philosophy. This year’s version did not disappoint.<p>In it, Bezos explains how he thinks about preventing Amazon from slipping …

Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves

If you ask most parents, we’ll probably tell you that we want our kids to know who they are and to love themselves. Because it’s both, right? We want …

A fantastical new world of high-tech, high-concept stores is here

Nobody knows what the future holds, but that has never stopped anyone trying to predict it. It’s a game countless US retailers are engaged in right now, while their industry shudders under the pressures of e-commerce, an overabundance of brick-and-mortar stores, and changing consumer spending …

eCommerce

How To Secure Your Web App With HTTP Headers

Web applications, be they thin websites or thick single-page apps, are notorious targets for cyber-attacks. In 2016, approximately 40% of data …

Web Applications

The Future Agency: Inside the big business of imagining the future

Inside the big business of imagining the future<p>In the Dubai of 2050, the world looks both instantly familiar and utterly strange. Here, urban planning is driven by an omniscient AI installed at the top of a skyscraper; your smart bathroom mirror tracks your physical health; and you interface with …

Will Roger Federer Ever Be Done? | GQ

Roger Federer was supposed to be finished. Or at least exiting gracefully, getting on with his transition to post-tennis things. But then, in January, after five years without a Grand Slam and a season sidelined by injury, he went ahead and won again. Not as the unflappable perfectionist but, for …

China’s Skiing Revolution

The sun hasn't yet made it over the dusty city skyline, but human friction offsets the morning chill as businessmen, students, and errand-runners ebb …

A Glimpse Inside the Disney Remake Machine

Back in 2007, Tim Burton made a splashy homecoming. The director had spent the early part of his career working on short films for Disney and …

Walt Disney Company

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

'It Has To Have A Soul': How Chatbots Get Their Personalities

In the year 2000, logging onto the Internet usually meant sitting down at a monitor connected to a dial-up modem, a bunch of beeps and clicks, and a "You've got mail!" notification. In those days, AOL Instant Messenger was the Internet's favorite pastime, and the king of AIM was SmarterChild, a …

Chatbots

Ulta Doesn’t Want to Be Sephora

The beauty retailer is counting on its high-low strategy and stellar rewards program to resonate with new shoppers.<p>When retailers want to get some attention and rebrand themselves, they’ll often open a splashy flagship store in New York City. Ulta, which built its business by opening stores mostly …

Ulta Beauty