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This 75-year-old NASA legend has been working in secret for 10 years building a startup that wants to outdo Intel and Google

After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing around and studying robotics before accepting a position as the president of Boston University in 2003. He never officially held the position, however, because the school terminated his contract a day before he was slated to start (though he still …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>―James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from …

6 Cool Innovations That Are Making the World a Better Place

Of all the things I did and saw at South by Southwest (SXSW) this past week, the coolest wasn't a panel, a movie, or a party (though I did go to some …

Stem Cells

19 things successful people do in the first 10 minutes of the workday

"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of any workday, as well — particularly busy ones," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting Humor to Work."<p>"The first 10 minutes can also …

10 Things that Kill your Creativity

by Yann Girard<p>Look. I also don’t like these kinds of list posts. But I’ve done most of the things on this list recently. So I didn’t feel very …

How To Be Happy: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We all wanna be happier, right?Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger …

Happiness

The One Quality You Need to Be Successful

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything

Regardless of the destination, this will help you get there.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, …

Microsoft has a crazy project to build massive data centres under the sea

The project, code-named Natick, would submerge data centres underwater, using fibre optics to transfer to data back to land.<p>Because of the computers' processing power, data centres need a lot of cooling — which is why Facebook and Google build them in cold Nordic countries — and the depths of the …

Seafloor

These 6 technologies will define 2016

For the past century, the price and performance of computing has been on an exponential curve. And as futurist Ray Kurzweil observed, once any technology becomes an information technology, its development follows the same curve, so we are seeing exponential advances in technologies such as sensors, …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Secrets for Increasing Your Happiness

How many moments of your life are happy? If you're like most people your life is a mix of up and downs. Happy moments, interspersed with lots of boring moments, and probably a few periods of absolute misery.<p>It's unrealistic to expect that you can create a life that is 100% happy moments. Chasing a …

Happiness

Is This the Missing Piece in the Happiness Puzzle?

Authors have written so much about human happiness that bookstores can barely keep up with even the most popular offerings. Entire textbooks have …

Dining Rooms

Doing This for an Hour Each Day Can Make You More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

Psychology

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

Happiness

5 Bad Financial Habits To Kick In 2016

The New Year is upon us, which means like a lot of people, you might be taking a good hard look at your financial life and vowing to spend less and save more this year. Really. This is the year.<p>However, since bad habits can derail even the best of intentions, it pays to look at the routines you’ve …

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The crazy interview answer that landed one woman a job at Google

Why? She already knew she wanted to launch a startup, having previously started two businesses. And Google was fine with that, so two years later she left to co-found a startup that gives college students and recent grads an efficient way to find good jobs — and, on the flip side, gives companies a …

Employment

50 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion companies to entrepreneurs launching startups (including one founder who launched a startup while fighting …

Startups

7 Habits Of Incredibly Stylish Gentlemen

We’ve all seen them; know one, even. The incredibly stylish gent. Whether a stranger on the train or that annoyingly suave guy at work, the stylish …

These Motivational Eminem Songs Will Push You Through Your New Year’s Resolutions

There’s no question that ever since “Lose Yourself,” Eminem has pumped out some of the most motivational songs in all of music. While not much can live up to the ferocity of the aforementioned Oscar-winning track, Em still has a robust catalog of songs that should be the soundtrack to your New …

7 Enterprise IT Trends to Watch in 2016

Worlds created entirely of clouds. “Unicorns” racing through new landscapes. Data moving faster than the speed of light.<p>For those of you who don’t …

5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Set your soul free by adopting these five habits; they are the building blocks of happiness and greater inner peace.<p><b>1. Spend your energy on things within your control.</b><p>Let go of things you can't control -- like the weather, the bus being late, the behavior of others, traffic and long queues, the …

Happiness

Your Life Sucks Because You’re Not Happy

It’s not the other way around.<p>It’s easy to think that it is though.<p>That if only you had a bit more good in your life, then you would be happy.<p>It …

6 Predictions About The Future Of Digital Transformation

Gazing intensely into their respective crystal balls, Gartner, IDC, and Forrester have come up with predictions for 2016 and beyond, highlighting digital transformation and its impact on businesses and consumers worldwide.<p>According to Forrester, only 27% of today’s businesses have a coherent …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters