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This is why Russia's attempts to block Telegram have failed

Russia's attempt to block encrypted messaging app Telegram isn't going too well. In fact, two weeks after Roskomnadzor, its communications regulator, …

Privacy

I've Studied Hundreds of Organizations. Here's Why Most Can't Innovate:

Today we need to manage not for stability, but for disruption<p>As a manager, I always felt incredible pressure to innovate. Yet it was hard to know how to go about it. There were plenty of books about high flying companies, but those same organizations seemed to sputter out almost as soon as the ink …

Innovation

Every Introvert Needs To Know About This Self-Care Practice

When I tell people I’m taking time out for my "introvert hangover," I’m not joking. What you must know is that it doesn’t come with the splitting …

Introverts

Understanding blockchain’s potential

Blockchain has signified the dawn of a new era in the way we store and exchange value. In fact, many consider it to be one of the biggest technology breakthroughs since the advent of the Internet in the early 90s. Blockchain provides a way to transact in a secure, immutable, transparent, and …

Blockchain

Google’s Sergey Brin warns of the threat from AI in today’s ‘technology renaissance’

Google co-founder says the company is giving ‘serious thought’ to problems like job destruction<p>Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that the current boom in artificial intelligence has created a “technology renaissance” that contains many potential threats. Writing in the company’s annual …

Artificial Intelligence

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Leadership

If You Want to Be a Great Leader, You Should Stop Using These Phrases Now | Inc.com

When you're a manager, your employees are constantly watching to see how you behave and what you say. As a result, it's important to be intentional about your choice of words in any setting.<p>As the boss, there are certain things you probably shouldn't say.<p>You're probably aware of the more obvious …

Leadership

Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business

Online coursework is exploding across all kinds of verticals and fields of expertise — but those courses inevitably end up on platforms like Udemy, and for Ankur Nagpal, that’s really not a way to build a true business.<p>That’s why Nagpal started Teachable, a platform for experts that want to create …

Google’s updated DIY Vision and Voice kits include a Raspberry Pi Zero

Google’s AIY Projects (a clever play on “DIY” and “AI” that makes no sense when you actually think about it) pair a Raspberry Pi with the accessories, software, and requisite cardboard to make your own Google Assistant smart speaker or object-recognizing smart camera. They only launched last year, …

Machine Learning

Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

Justice

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

The Future Of Mobile Web Design: Video Game Design And Storytelling

As technologies change and design techniques evolve, it’s inevitable that we’d experience massive growth in terms of design quality. There are …

UI Design

The tech elite are abandoning Silicon Valley in droves because of 'groupthink' and out-of-control living costs— here's where they're headed

Silicon Valley is on the brink of an exodus.<p>Members of the tech elite from Peter Thiel to Tim Ferriss are leaving San Francisco and the peninsula to the south — still the global hub of tech finance and innovation — to escape the self-described groupthink and arrogance of the Valley.<p>A recent article …

These are the 22 most common side hustles—here's how much they pay

More Americans are side hustling than ever before. In fact, over 44 million Americans work more than one job. These hustlers work multiple jobs to …

McDonald's

7 Quick Tricks for Turning Procrastination Into Action

There's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work.<p>When it comes to your job, there's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work. But if you've ever been on the flip side--sitting at your desk wasting time on the …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

5 Business Ideas You Can Launch from Your Living Room

Through technology, our world has become progressively more interconnected, and has created the potential for hundreds of different business ideas.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Being a successful entrepreneur today is all about generating multiple sources of income. The title “serial …

Australian scientists move closer to world-beating quantum computer

Australian scientists, led by Australian of the year Michelle Simmons, have made a significant step in creating a world-beating, single-atom quantum computer.<p>Simmons and her Australian team announced on Wednesday they had built quantum bits, known as qubits, from single phosphorus atoms in silicon, …

Quantum Computing

Vision-improving nanoparticle eyedrops could end the need for glasses

High-tech eyeglasses can give blind people the ability to see, but could the development of eyesight-improving eyedrops help eliminate the need for …

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

The "father of artificial intelligence" says singularity is 30 years away

You’ve probably been told that the singularity is coming. It is that long-awaited point in time — likely, a point in our very near future — when …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Why This CEO Started a Secret Company to Compete with His Existing One

A masterclass on creating the conditions for innovation from Freshbooks CEO Mike McDerment.<p>Eighteen months ago, FreshBooks CEO Mike McDerment did something that might blow your mind. In secrecy, he started a brand new company to compete with his existing one.<p>Finding Space to Experiment.<p>In my recent …

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

Before you build your startup on Ethereum, consider the options

Before you build your blockchain startup atop Ethereum, which is what most people in cryptoworld do, take a step back and survey the field. With a little comparison shopping and a lot of hustle, you can secure a blockbuster deal with one of Ethereum’s rising challengers.<p>Blockchain platforms like …

Startups

When IoT meets Blockchain ❤️

Internet of Things (IoT) is creating new opportunities and providing a competitive advantage for businesses in current and new market. IoT is all …

NIST Releases Blockchain Report for Business Beginners

The National Institute of Standards and Technology - a non-regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce - has released an overview of …

Hey Babylon, Nineveh Wants Its Hanging Gardens Back: The Truth of an Ancient Wonder

For thousands of years, the Babylonians have likely been taking credit for one of the greatest feats of the Assyrians, according to scholar Stephanie …

University of Oxford

Facebook is close to the 'holy grail' of marketing

Facebook is closing in on the "holy grail" of marketing - knowing how the advertising it shows to its more than two billion users affects them when …

eCommerce

StreamSpace Introduces Decentralized Video Connecting Filmrs Customers

<b>January 27, 2018, Austin, TX:</b> StreamSpace, a Texas-based Blockchain start-up, is all set to revolutionize the film industry by eliminating the …

Blockchain