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Growing Plants With 'Speed Breeding' Could Be The Key To Feed The World's Exploding Population

A new way of growing plants could be used to feed the world’s exploding population. The method, dubbed “speed breeding,” can grow crops several times …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways To Be More Effective At Work

We are creatures of habit, and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to 'think' about the task<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like …

MIT's automated machine learning works 100x faster than human data scientists

Auto Tune Models (ATM) is an automated system that beats human-designed machine learning solutions for 30% of datasets tested.<p>Building a slide deck, …

Forget Brilliant Ideas. You Need This Rare Thing to Win

Have a great idea? You need more than that. Stereotheque co-founder Tomas Uribe says focus on this one thing that will separate you from the pack.<p>I recently met someone at an entrepreneurial event and asked them about their startup ideas. "I have a couple ones, and I'd love some support to help …

Entrepreneurship

Wiral LITE Camera Cable Cam Helps You Take Those Impossible Shots

Photographers looking for unique perspectives to capture the action in new and interesting ways, may be interested in a new portable camera cable cam …

Gear & Gadgets

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Groundbreaking, farm-loving robots could change the future of agriculture

The University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics are pioneers when it comes to robotic farming. Having developed a series of …

Mattel releases biologically inspired foldable robot bugs

Mattel’s been taking great pains to update its product lines for a plugged-in generation of kids. Last month, the toy maker teamed up with Osmo for an iPad-ready update to its popular Hot Wheels line, and now the company is enlisting the help of another tech startup, Dash Robots. The pair’s first …

10 best plant apps and flower identification apps for Android

Nature fans don’t have a ton of uses for mobile. After all, mobile phones can’t plant crops, weed gardens, or go on hikes for you. They can be very useful, though. Namely, they’re helpful for identifying plants, tips and tricks on how to grow stuff better, and general information about plants, …

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

Warren Buffett

Marketing startup Synup gets $6M Series A to help brands manage their online reputation

Synup, a startup that helps marketers monitor where their brands are mentioned online, announced that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Vertex Ventures. Existing investor Prime Venture Partners also returned for the round.<p>Though based in Bangalore, Synup’s main market has been the …

19 Tools for Creating Engaging Social Media Videos, Images and GIFs in Minutes

Social Media<p>Creating social media content takes time. And creating great social media content takes even more time.<p>Next Article<p>Content Moderators for Facebook and YouTube Reveal What it's Like to Sift Through Some of the Most Disturbing Material on the Internet<p>Next Article<p>Alfred Lua<p>This story …

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with …

San Francisco

China is using America's own plan to dominate the future of artificial intelligence

As AI systems become increasingly capable of not only routine tasks like driving a car, but also complicated ones like designing car engines, AI technology will be the driving force behind transformations across both the economy and national security.<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, …

Artificial Intelligence

Supermarkets are now using blockchain to keep food fresh

Tracking down contaminated food has historically been a messy affair, sometimes taking retailers and food companies weeks to learn exactly what products they need to pull from store shelves.<p>“Imagine if we could pinpoint with certainty within minutes, not days,” mused Frank Yiannas, one of Walmart’s …

E.coli

Toybox is an affordable iPhone & Android-driven 3D printer designed for kids

Toybox is a new 3D printer which recently launched on Indiegogo designed for kids and STEM-based education. Starting at $259, its creators hope this product bridges the tricky gap between affordability and quality. Many 3D printers on the market today struggle to hit that middle ground but Toybox …

Biodegradation

Urban farming incubator Square Roots raises $5.4M

Square Roots isn’t your normal startup incubator. Sure, the people who participate are entrepreneurs — but instead of sitting at desks building new gadgets or smartphone apps, they’re growing food in hydroponic farms housed inside long, metal containers.<p>Founded by executive chairman Kimbal Musk …

Could Indoor Farming Be the Future of Agriculture?

In yet another example of the Garden State living up to its nickname, New Jersey-based indoor farming startup Bowery is aiming to revolutionize the …

Aquaponics

China to Start Using Blockchain to Collect Taxes and Send Invoices

Blockchain In China<p>The Chinese government listed blockchain in its “Thirteenth Five-Year” National Informatization Plan from 2015, and since that …

5 things I'd do differently if I could start my career again

Alas, this isn't possible (otherwise someone please tell me where can I get one of those time machines).<p>However, I <i>have</i> learned several valuable lessons throughout my experience that might help you as you navigate your own career.<p>Pst — you're not too late to do any of these things!<p>1. Invest less in …

Self-improvement

Farmers turn to artificial intelligence to grow better crops

Your grocery store's tomatoes may have a new friend aiding their development: artificial intelligence.<p>NatureSweet, which grows tomatoes on six farms in the United States and Mexico,is usingartificial intelligence to better control pests and diseases in its greenhouses.<p>The technology, developed by …

Farming

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

Self-improvement

Waking Up at 5 A.M. Doesn't Make Your Morning Routine Great. But These 5 Things Do

Mornings are where the tone for your day is set. Having a powerful routine goes a long way in setting you up for a successful day.<p>3:45 a.m.<p>That's when the alarm sounds for Apple CEO Tim Cook. And Cook isn't alone either, many other successful CEOs have boasted similar stories of waking up early. …

Time Management

Police body cams will soon use AI to find missing people

Motorola Solutions -- not to be confused with smartphone maker Motorola -- is adding machine learning to its surveillance equipment used by law enforcement personnel. Cops in Chicago's Waukegan police department are already suiting up with the company's Si500 body cams. But those same cameras could …

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

Motivation

Why most people will never be successful

"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

We need to shift from teaching how to answer questions to learning how to ask them.<p>Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher …

Eli Lilly