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The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

Self-improvement

What Are the Tax Benefits of Buying a Home?

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but your new home purchase might help you enjoy a world of tax breaks. If you're a new homeowner, you should know that there are several tax deductions available, some of which can put a fair amount of money back in your pocket. Here are a few tax benefits of …

Retirement

Acoustics of Coffee Roasting: Machine Learning Edition

luma<p><b>Posts:</b> 86<p><b>Joined:</b> May 5th, 2014<p>Throughout the years there have been discussions around utilizing a microphone and a computer to record audio from …

6 Killer Coffee Apps From The 2016 SCAA Event

This 2016 SCAA Event is in the books, and with it, the glitz and glitter of the showfloor fading into a beeping cacophony of forklifts and wrap-up …

Steam-powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

It sounds like an idea dreamt up while flicking through the pages of an HG Wells novel, but steam-powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon and beyond, scientists believe.<p>‘Mining’ water ice from asteroids and the lunar poles could provide cheap fuel for probes , allowing them to hop …

Space Science

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup | Inc.com

In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the startup dream.<p><b>Why do you think Silicon Valley culture encourages startups over small …

Small Business

Three Things Every Startup Founder Needs to Know About Design | Inc.com

Historically design has been a process applied to physical objects. As digital technologies emerged in the late 20th century (most famously the Internet and the World Wide Web), design found a new important role in the creation of usable and beautiful digital products. Since that time the evolution …

UX Design

A Clever and Simple Animated Guide to Different Methods of Brewing Coffee

The design firm &Orange has created “An Instant Guide to Making Coffee,” a clever and simple animated demonstration of different methods used to brew …

One Roaster’s 66-Page Manifesto on Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee

“Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee” by Rob Hoos.<p>Experienced roasters always seem to be toeing the line between, to borrow a phrase, the known …

6 Coffee Brewing Methods

Coffee Brewing