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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 …

Singularity

13 Tips When Dealing with Difficult People

Kim wished she could live on an island away from the constant badgering of difficult people in her life. Her grandmother would call her daily to …

Self-help

Jim Carrey is dumping his Facebook stock and telling other investors to do the same

Actor and comedian Jim Carrey has joined the chorus of Facebook investors and former executives bashing the platform. In a tweet, he said he was dumping his stock in the company and deleting his account—which had more than 5 million followers. He told others to do the same.<p>Carrey’s actions follow …

Jim Carrey

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Self-improvement

Ditch The Client If Your Contract Lacks These 7 Important Clauses

Getting paid is the biggest issue that freelancers face when they create products or provide services for clients. After all, it can be expensive to go after a non-paying client, and many freelancers are living on an already tight budget. And sometimes freelancers, hungry for business, do not study …

Small Business

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' 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 …

Productivity

Taboola CEO Adam Singolda: ‘If Google is search and Facebook is social, we want to be about discovery’

<b>Taboola founder and chief executive Adam Singolda speaks with The Drum on a potential new direction for his company’s advertising offering, posing an</b> …

20 Top Social Media Tools to Try in 2018

Now that 2018 is here and in full swing, you might be looking for new social media tools to add to your marketing stack.<p>According to Scott Brinker of …

Social Media Marketing

41 Insanely Innovative Products On Amazon Trending With Millennials

There’s nothing millennials love more than some instant gratification — think: full seasons of television shows always available, the answer to …

Shopping

This year, we'll see a black hole for the first time in history

First Look At A Black Hole<p>Within the next 12 months, astrophysicists believe they’ll be able to do something that’s never been done before, and it …

Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate change

The same rising temperatures that are devastating Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are doing something very dramatic to the green sea turtles that are born alongside it: They’re turning them all into females.<p>When a turtle lays an egg, the sex of its hatchling is not yet determined. The sex of most …

Zoology

Use This Content Inventory Worksheet to Organize and Optimize Your Content Marketing in 2018

Is your content and digital platform ready for top business performance in 2018? Is your content ready to inspire, connect with and help your …

Marketing

7 Conversion Killers That Are Driving Your Customers Away

Website traffic doesn't matter if your visitors don't become customers. Find out how to get them to convert.<p>Do you know that 69 percent of online shoppers abandon their shopping carts mid-way before completing a purchase? As an ecommerce business owner, you know the amount of effort it takes to …

How to Write Instagram Captions That Drive Engagement

Staying active on social media is absolutely necessary if you want your business to be successful.<p>This statement holds true for small, local …

How This 21-Year-Old Built A Brand With A Cult Following, And What A CMO Can Learn From It

According to a report by Bain & Co., Generation Z consumers have become a main driver of growth in a number of sectors, often outweighing the impact of baby boomers on market trends. Comprised of people born between 1995 and 2010, Gen Zers have flipped traditional marketing, and companies are …

Marketing

Samsung C-Lab debuts smartglasses, portable speakers, and a breathing device

From smartphones to televisions to refrigerators, it’s difficult to find technology today that <i>doesn’t</i> sport the Samsung name. And now, the …

Gear & Gadgets

Steal These 4 Proven Customer-Retention Strategies

Top ecommerce businesses thrive because they successfully cultivate repeat clients<p>Did you know that only 32 percent of customers are likely to place a second order in their first year as a customer? That means you’re losing most of your customers after their first purchase. Unless you create a …

A new finding raises an old question: Where and when did life begin?

Science Source/Getty Images<p>Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.<p>The rock is a deep rusty red, shot through with gray stripes. It rises above shrubby tundra, part of a hummocky terrain that slopes down to the Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, as it has for a very long …

10 Ways to Use Chatbots for Marketing and Sales

Chatbots have become increasingly more important as messaging applications have become the way brands reach consumers.<p>Entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chatbots have evolved significantly in recent times, …

Chatbots

Dear Elon–Forget Killer Robots. Here’s What You Should Really Worry About

Panicking about killer robots is foolish when you have many more immediate problems, writes columnist Caroline Sinders.<p>Dear Elon,<p>We’ve never met but I feel confident telling you this: It’s going to be okay, I promise. Put the coffee down, and the whiskey. The killer robots aren’t coming for us, …

If You're Not Converting Visitors to Customers, Blame These Common Landing Page Copywriting Mistakes.

The time and effort you spend on site design and marketing is mostly wasted if you don't get your landing page right.<p>Most marketers approach landing page strategies with the wrong mindset. After they've spent all their time and money on paid search ads, social media marketing and acquiring incoming …

The 17 Best Tools For Spying On Your Competition

I recently came to an astounding observation.There’s this small but profound mindset shift that has turned our industry upside down.Don’t worry — …

Marketing

These Former Apple Engineers Built a $700 Digital Door Lock

As lead engineer for Apple Inc.’s smart-home technology, Andrew Burks spent a lot of time with entrepreneurs working on thermostats, lights and other …

Smart Homes

Google shows how easy it is for software to remove watermarks from photos

To highlight the need for more secure copyright protections<p>Google’s research division today detailed just how easy it is for computer algorithms to bypass standard photo watermarking practices, stripping those images of copyright protection and making them vulnerable to reposting across the …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

These 10 low-cost franchises can make you rich

If you have ever wanted to be your own boss, it might not take as much money to start a successful business as you think.<p>Franchise Business Review, …

10 Must-Have Apps for Running a Business

With the help of today's technology, running a business is a little easier.<p>Running a business is no walk in the park. Luckily, with the help of today's technology, it doesn't have to be as difficult.<p>There are an abundance of apps today to make your job as a business owner, manager or leader a …

This Marketer Transformed His Instagram Into 2 Profitable Businesses

Ryan Glick learned he could do much more with a photo of his coffee and his clothes.<p><i>In this series, Instagram Icon, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular Instagram accounts to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Ryan Glick's business started with a simple picture he snapped of …

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does)

Discover the secret sauce of getting more things done in a day.<p>Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.<p>If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't pull it off beyond a …

Time Management