Max Gillespie

38 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @MaxGillespie | Keep up with Max Gillespie on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Max Gillespie”

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.<p>Nonlinear data modeling is a …

Two regular people explain how they became millionaires in their 30s

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn't easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can accumulate wealth through saving and smart investments, but unless you're putting away a <i>lot</i> of cash, a seven-figure net worth at such a young age can seem like …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

The Best Watches Under $1,000

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> In compiling this list, we focused specifically on watches with an MSRP at $1,000 and did not include gray market deals or sales. …

Watches

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

Trump Issues Executive Order Scaling Back Parts of Obamacare

WASHINGTON — In his first executive order, President Trump on Friday directed government agencies to scale back as many aspects of the Affordable Care Act as possible, moving within hours of being sworn in to fulfill his pledge to eviscerate Barack Obama’s signature health care law.<p>The one-page …

Health Care

Intellectuals for Trump

A rogue group of conservative thinkers tries to build a governing ideology around a President-elect who disdains ideology.<p>The most cogent argument for electing Donald Trump was made not by Trump, or by his campaign, but by a writer who, unlike Trump, betrayed no eagerness to attach his name to his …

Political Science

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business

Starting a business isn’t easy. Nothing ever goes as planned. You put in more hours than expected. And there’s a lot of trial and error along the way.<p>…

What Starlight Teaches Us About Space (Pretty Much Everything)

In the southern sky, there is a constellation called Centaurus, its arms outstretched and its flanks straddling the famous Southern Cross. Look …

21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

3 Term Sheet Terms to Avoid in Your Next Funding Round

When it comes to a Term Sheet, the devil is always in the details.<p>A term sheet is a short document – usually between one and six pages long – that …

This $2.8 billion startup gets all of its daily meetings done in 10 minutes

I arrived just in time for breakfast: Like I found out on my previous visit, Pivotal brings in a catered breakfast every single day as an incentive to make sure all employees are around for a daily all-hands meeting, attended by everybody in every department, at precisely 9:06am.<p>(Breakfast today …

5 Universal Success Principles That Have Nothing to Do With Motivation

<b>Most of the success advice you read is crap because it mistakes correlation for causation.</b><p>“Eighty percent of successful CEOs wake up at 5 a.m.—follow …

Why a 23-Year-Old Founder Created a 'Black Card' for Millennials | Inc.com

Founded by 23-year-old entrepreneur Billy McFarland, Magnises charges its members $250 a year to attend exclusive events, conduct meetings in its private spaces, and use its "digital concierge" mobile app. The app lets members send text message requests for things like restaurant recommendations …

New York City

This Dutch startup is designing a plan to beat Dropbox — and it's already profitable

His company, WeTransfer, is still small, but biting at the ankles of companies like Box and Dropbox. Further down the road, his competitors are Apple, Google, and the email attachment.<p>But along the way, Nalden wants to be distracted by the view.<p>The key to the Dutch startup's success are large, …

17 Signs You'll Be Running Your Own Business By 2017

It's only a matter of time before you ditch your day job and pursue the ultimate dream of working for yourself. Are you truly ready to make the leap? Here's how you'll know.<p>There are plenty of would-be entrepreneurs (myself included!) who've tried to convince ourselves that we feel happy and …

The best cheap investment funds

Invest in funds with low fees.<p>That's the advice of superstar investors like Warren Buffett, and it's backed up by lots of research from data nerds.<p>"A low-cost index fund is the most sensible equity investment for the great majority of investors," Buffett says in "The Little Book of Common Sense …

Investing

'Senna' Director is Making a Film About Rolls-Royce Founders

Asif Kapadia has been tapped to direct this Martin Scorcese produced project.<p>If you're a fan of movies about automotive history, here's a piece of good news. Asif Kapadia, who directed the stunning Ayrton Senna documentary <i>Senna</i>, has been tapped to direct a biopic about the founders of Rolls-Royce. …

Ten of the Rarest Factory Porsches Ever Built

Porsche's long history is littered with special cars. These are ten of the rarest cars to leave Stuttgart.<p>Porsche's long history is littered with rare and special cars. Whether they were built as homologation specials for fire-breathing racers, development prototypes, or oddball experiments that …

Sports Cars

11 Beliefs Ultra-Productive Entrepreneurs Share About Time Management And Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working with business owners in many different industries over the years, I’ve noticed that the most effective ones share certain beliefs about productivity. I’m not talking about clichés like, “Time is the most precious resource” or, …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

17 Mark Cuban Quotes on What it Takes to Run a Business | Inc.com

Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with his next company, Broadcast.com, which he sold to Yahoofor almost $6 billion.<p>Almost immediately after, Cuban sold all of his Yahoo stock, netting $2 billion in cash for …

Business Strategy

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a person who has walked the path before you can be a pivotal part of your success--but finding someone willing to coach you is not …

Entrepreneurship

This Automaker May Eventually Dethrone Tesla as the King of Electric Vehicles

No company has made a bigger bet on the future of electric vehicles than <b>Tesla Motors</b> . Outside of a very small energy storage business, the company …

When Millionaires Make Mistakes

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Like most notable entrepreneurs, our Young Millionaires were not instant successes- all have weathered their share of misfires, failures and utter flops. But they learned valuable lessons along the way.<p>Passion is</b> …

Here's how Uber got its start and grew to become the most valuable startup in the world

But the road hasn't been easy.<p>Uber has fought rivals and regulators as it has transformed from a black-car service into a sprawling logistics company gunning for a future of self-driving cars. It has confronted threats from the taxi industry and even its own drivers.<p>But its valuation has continued …

Startups

Five BMW things to look for at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

The IAA Frankfurt 2015 will kick off in just a few days, spearheading the showcase of some interesting developments in the automotive industry. Among …