Daniella Foster

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The best time of day to do different types of tasks

If you're like most people, early afternoon isn't your most effective time to work — and there's a scientific reason for it.<p>This lull in productivity is actually dictated by your body's natural circadian clock, which syncs your biology and behavior to light signals in your environment. This …

Sleep

Uber has high hopes for its open source data visualization software

A few months ago, Uber released its self-developed data visualization tool into the open source world. Now it hopes innovation will flow back into …

SEO

RANKED: The 22 most prominent venture capital investors in Europe in 2017

Like the US, Europe has been shaken by populism over the past year, with Britain voting to leave the European Union in June 2016. The vote rocked the London tech community, widely regarded as the epicentre of the tech industry on the continent, with concerns ranging from potential hiring …

In Five Years, Your Smartphone Could Be Reading Your Mind

Breakthrough<p>A new system developed by a team of researchers from Japan’s Toyohashi University of Technology can read people’s minds using …

Mercedes-Benz Owners Can Now Talk to Their Cars Through Google Home

“Alexa, start my car.”<p>Owners of new Mercedes-Benz vehicles can now remotely turn on the engine by issuing the above command. The luxury vehicle maker …

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.<p><b>The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia</b> houses an array of singular medical specimens. On the lower level the fused livers of 19th-century conjoined twins …

The death of retail is greatly exaggerated

I’ve been thinking a lot about retail these days and I’ve been connecting the dots between the seeming death of retailers like Ralph Lauren and the book industry. In short, we are feeling the seismic echoes of the 2008 crash right now on Main Street and things are both ugly and pretty at the same …

Ralph Lauren

Young people don’t care about your rich people problems

I am a poor young person and I don’t care about your rich people woes. This calculated apathy has come about after rich people got up in arms at Labour’s John McDonnell for daring to claim that earning between £70,000 to £80,000 per year would make you well off. The silver spoon-fed elite …

Tuition

We're Entering A New Era of Mass Collaboration

In a networked world, the best way to become a dominant player is to be an indispensable partner<p>In 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel on the Internet and invited anyone who wanted to download, use and modify it. In an amazingly short amount of time, a community built up around Torvalds' …

Innovation

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 …

Databases

Davos 2017: what we learned at the WEF

Banks got a warm welcome, Britain got a cool reception and climate change fears abounded at the World Economic Forum<p>Donald Trump has been on everyone’s mind, even though he has been on the other side of the Atlantic this week preparing for his inauguration.<p>Related: Davos 2017: Hammond threatens to …

Dahr Jamail | Global Fisheries Are Collapsing — What Happens When There Are No Fish Left?

(Photo: Paul Symes)<p>“Commercial overexploitation of the world’s fish stocks is severe,” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said back in 2012. “Many …

Conservation

Navigating your Life (and Work): Isn’t it Time for A New Relationship with Time (and Yourself)?

I hear all the time how busy you are. You are running from one activity to the next trying to accomplish everything on your list. You may even have …

GM launches partnership with Girls Who Code

Getting more teens in the engineering pipeline<p>Mary Barra, the CEO and chairman of General Motors, believes that one way to build up more women leaders in the auto industry is to reach teenage girls who are interested in math and science. To that end, GM is investing in a new partnership with Girls …

A quick tour of Eastern Europe’s startup hubs

Startups in Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, Tallinn, Riga, or Vilnius don’t attract as much capital as the ones located in the top hubs in Europe — London, Amsterdam, or Berlin — but these Eastern European tech hubs are on the rise, and early stage investment in the region has surged …

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even co-workers with a stellar presentation, you’re positioning …

Infographics

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

The 3 Most Controversial Tips On Personal Productivity

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

Not Having a Phenomenal Entrepreneurial Journey? Here's What's Missing.

It's easy to get lost in the hype. Stay focused on the crucial elements that distinguish an entrepreneur who is on fire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’ve left that job you hate, or you’ve come straight out of college and into the big bad world of …

Business Strategy

The genomics intelligence revolution

We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to …

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

From Davos, Predictions for the New World Order

Good morning from Paris, where I am moderating a luncheon program today for the city of Guangzhou, host of the 2017 Fortune Global Forum, which will …

The Big Shift To Software And Services Innovation

by Barry Jaruzelski<p>In the 2016 Global Innovation 1000 study, Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group, identifies a transformation under way in how large companies pursue innovation, and analyzes the implications both for the future of corporate performance and for the global economy. Companies …

Innovation

Millennials are coming and they want sustainable investments

"Everyone is always so curious about millennials," says Audrey Choi, chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley's Institute for Sustainable Investing. "Especially in this space."<p>So when her firm surveyed 800 individual investors about sustainable investing in a late-2014 poll, it included a sample …

Rise of the 'Urbanpreneur'

How the internet ushered in a new era for entrepreneurs in the urban ecosystem.<p>For years we’ve heard that geography doesn’t matter, we’ve conquered distance and the world is flat. Modern communication and transportation technology means it doesn’t really matter where we live or work. Even with the …

Blockchain, IoT, Artificial Intelligence Poised to Shake Up Healthcare

October 20, 2016 - Only a few short years ago, healthcare organizations were wondering what exactly “big data” was and why they had to care about …

Tesla Has Begun Making All Its New Cars Self-Driving

Tesla has begun equipping all its new cars with self-driving hardware. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, tweeted Wednesday night that the new Tesla drives itself with no human input, using eight cameras, 12 ultrasonars, and radar. All this hardware is mounted so the technology is not visible to drivers.<p>The …

Christopher Gray, 24

<b>Cofounder, Scholly</b><p>For seven months during high school in Alabama, Christopher Gray spent close to 12 hours a week searching and applying (sometimes on his cell phone) for college scholarships. By the time he set foot on Drexel University’s campus as a freshman, he had racked up enough money to …

Forget Organic, Retailers Increasingly Are Turning to Sustainable Cotton

Cotton, the most widely used natural fiber, is considered the world’s dirtiest crop because of its heavy use of pesticides—its cultivation accounts …

Here's What Scientists Think The World Will Be Like in 2045

Still no hoverboards.<p>The world will be a very different place in 2045.<p>Predicting the future is fraught with challenges, but when it comes to …

Singularity