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AI is coming: An Intelligent force to be reckoned with?

<b>AI is coming: An Intelligent force to be reckoned with?</b><p>There there are two key approaches in cognitive computing that have attempted to define the …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.<p>I wish someone had told me when I felt I had nothing to …

The 11 best books for beginning investors

Both Warren Buffett (who used to read 1,000 pages a day when he was starting out) and Charlie Munger (who often advises young investors to "develop into a lifelong self-learners through voracious reading") credit their habit of reading as a major contributor to their success. Ben Graham was an even …

Investing

How To Answer Ten Common Interview Questions -- With Confidence

Almost every job-seeker has found themselves stumbling over one of the standard job interview questions at some point. That’s okay! We stumble over common interview questions because we haven’t had the chance to think through our answers in advance.<p>You don’t have to memorize your answers to common …

Employment

It Doesn't Matter How Smart You Are: These 17 Personal Shortcomings Will Ruin Your Business If You Let Them

Why there are more important attributes than intelligence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It might make logical sense that the smartest entrepreneurs are naturally the most successful. It might make sense, but it's not true. Over the past 25+ years of being …

Self-improvement

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science | Inc.com

Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as those feelings we get when we're touched …

Psychology

To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

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Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob Dalgarno, the master whisky maker behind the M, more than two years to craft, and it contains a blend of the world's finest whiskeys—some which date back to …

Mark Twain

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Motivation

5 Essential Podcasts for Entrepreneurs Serious About Cryptocurrency

Your buyer offers to pay you with bitcoins. Cool, but how do you spend bitcoin?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine that it’s October 29, 2012. You’ve just closed a deal to deliver a service or a product worth $100. But instead of sending you the funds by Paypal, …

Cryptocurrency

The future of the smartwatch should be smart watch bands

The smartwatch didn’t work. What comes next?<p>Despite the best efforts from Apple (with the Apple Watch), Google (with Android Wear), Samsung (with the Galaxy Gear), Pebble (with the, uh, Pebble), and dozens of other companies, the dream of the smartwatch hasn’t really taken off. Turns out that …

Smartwatches

HOW TO THINK BIG.

One key to success: THINK BIG.Part of <i>Photography Entrepeneurship 101 by ERIC KIM</i>Download PDF >Do you like thinking small?Consider the opposite:Nobody …

Street Photography

Elon Musk Warns ‘Greatest Risk’ To Civilization Is Artificial Intelligence

Tesla CEO Elon Musk advised a gathering of United States governors today that the rapid development of artificial intelligence poses dangers that …

Artificial Intelligence

How the blockchain is changing money and business

What is the blockchain? If you don't know, you should; if you do, chances are you still need some clarification on how it actually works. Don …

APIs

The Two Topics in Law and Blockchain

<i>Josh Stark is a lawyer and head of operations and legal at Ledger Labs, a blockchain consultancy based in Toronto.</i><p><i>In this CoinDesk Op-Ed, Stark</i> …

Blockchain

Launching gig economy review, Britain's May seeks to regain authority | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May tried to wrest back control of Britain’s political agenda on Tuesday by reviving her pledge to introduce sweeping social reforms at the launch of a report on how to better protect workers in the “gig economy”.<p>May wants to signal that it is business as …

Gig Economy

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Machine Learning

Poised to overtake bitcoin this year, Ethereum is changing the way we think about cryptocurrency

<i>Alex Tapscott is chief executive of NextBlock Global</i><p>Bitcoin is the mother of all cryptocurrencies, and the most famous of them. Created by a person or people using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, it defined the algorithms that enable the transfer of assets from one party to another without an …

Cryptocurrency

Inside the brains of psychopaths

A team of scientists recently packed a mobile MRI scanner on the back of a tractor trailer and hauled it into a medium security prison with the goal …

Neurology

Police in Dubai have recruited a self-driving robo-car that can ‘scan for undesirables’

The O-R3 comes with a built-in drone to follow targets off-road<p>By the end of the year, Dubai’s police force will have a new recruit patrolling the streets: a self-driving car that acts a mobile surveillance unit. The vehicle is about the size of a child’s toy electric buggy, reports <i>Gulf News</i>, and …

Robotics

There Will Be No Bubble for Bitcoin and Ethereum, Here’s Why

Tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban has recently stated that Bitcoin is facing a bubble. However, Daniel M. Harrison, the CEO of DMH&CO and managing partner …

Bitcoin

The Motherboard Bitcoin and Ethereum Primer

Your entry portal to the world of cryptocurrency.<p>In the eight years since the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto released bitcoin into the world, a number of other cryptocurrencies have come and gone. Today, Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world by a large margin. Many …

Bitcoin

An End to Fossil Fuels: India Commits to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

Doubling Their Efforts<p>Yesterday was a particularly glum day for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing U.S. support for the …

World Economic Forum

An Idiot’s Guide to Building an Ethereum Mining Rig

Let us hash.<p>In March, the price of an Ether cryptocurrency token rose to an all-time high of around $25. This was good news for investors in Ethereum—the blockchain-based distributed computing platform that uses Ether as its currency—who had watched the cryptocurrency's price stagnate at under $10 …

Bitcoin

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

Here's the email you should send to everyone you know when you're looking for a new job

As in: I'm single, but I'd like to be in a relationship. Or: I have a job, but it's not really fulfilling, and I'd like a different one.<p>On a rational level, everyone knows this is ridiculous. In all likelihood, the person you're talking to is dealing with their own life imperfections, and will …

Employment

What if we’re living in a computer simulation?

Virtual reality technology is making great advances, but it has also helped popularise a theory long debated by philosophers and now gaining supporters in Silicon Valley – that the outside world is itself a simulation<p>Have you ever wondered if life is not exactly what it’s cracked up to be? OK, …

Singularity