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The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to …

Online Education

Bitcoin Is Challenging the Entire Concept of Venture Capital

In the salad days of bitcoin, venture capital firms bought into the craze in a roundabout way. Instead of simply purchasing bitcoins, they invested …

The 7 Best Lessons From the 7 Best Business Books of 2017 (So Far)

Self-reflection fuels growth. Unfortunately, not all self-reflection is created equal. Too often, what we call “inventory taking” is little more than …

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …

Employment

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Time Management

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay on task. Few would argue with that, and even if they did, there is evidence to support the idea that resisting distraction and staying …

Sleep

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading

Reading blogs like these will help you in the long run.<p>Being a manager within a startup often means feeling unappreciated. CEOs are the idea guys - you're the glue holding everything together while translating their visions into executable actions.<p>These blogs have your back, and they're packed full …

Startups

What Is The Difference Between Deep Learning, Machine Learning and AI?

Over the past few years, the term “deep learning” has firmly worked its way into business language when the conversation is about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data and analytics. And with good reason – it is an approach to AI which is showing great promise when it comes to developing the …

Machine Learning

AngelList acquires Product Hunt

AngelList, the LinkedIn for startups, just bought Product Hunt, the platform where people vote up or down on startup products.<p>Product Hunt declined to comment on the selling price but a source close to the matter tells us it was about $20 million. Recode first reported that same price.<p>Product Hunt …

Product Hunt

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

The 4 factors to consider before investing, according to former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck

Confused? You're not alone. For first-time investors, the finance world can seem chock-full of complicated jargon. But don't let that deter you from entering.<p>"If you wait until you feel like you know enough, you're going to wait your life away, I promise you," Sallie Krawcheck, a former Wall Street …

16 key red flags for startup investors

I recently a read a good book called The Art of Startup Fundraising written by Alejandro Cremades, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Onevest, a venture investing community platform.<p>One of the chapters in Alejandro’s book specifically talks about these red flags for investors, and Alejandro …

7 Plyometric Exercises to Build Power Quickly

Whether you’re a serious athlete or just want to add some cool new tricks to your repertoire, <b>plyometric exercises are the key to increasing your</b> …

Hackers Are Using MailChimp to Spread Malware

It’s not yet clear whether the MailChimp customer’s re-used a compromised password, or whether the issue is on MailChimp’s side.<p>You probably know MailChimp either as an email newsletter service, or the company that seems to have adverts on every single podcast you've ever listened to. Hackers …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

What Comes Next for the Markets After Donald Trump's Win

The unexpected victory of businessman Donald Trump Tuesday night in the race to become America’s 45th president sent shockwaves through global …

Study Deep Learning And Artificial Intelligence Online Now

We welcome our new robot overlords.<p>Artificial intelligence is getting faster, smarter, and more common all the time, but how does AI learn how to …

Artificial Intelligence

StackSocial: The Hottest Tech Deals, Delivered Daily

Take 10% Off<br>Your First Purchase<p>Join millions of other subscribers who get exclusive discounts, freebies and giveaways!<p>Coupon code will be sent to …

Making decisions with data – The role for data preparation

Making use of data within companies is one of those challenges that should deliver huge results. In its FutureScape predictions for 2016, analyst …

BetaList Jobs will help you find your next startup gig

Take it from me, startups are fun places to work. They’re more casual than your average 9-to-5. You don’t have to wear the dreaded suit-and-tie. And if your company becomes a “unicorn” and you have stock, there’s a chance you’ll become fabulously rich.<p>But finding your first startup gig can be …

Seizing the Big Data possibilities - Understanding analytics

We’ve all heard the hype that surrounds “big data” and how it’s changing everyone’s business. But how do businesses make the most of this data? And …

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

The Brain

6 Steps Resilient Entrepreneurs Take to Rebound From Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is not ultimate failure, it is the clean slate you need to move forward.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bankruptcy has affected millions of Americans. As an entrepreneur, having personal or professional issues -- or even a failed venture -- that …

Entrepreneurship

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a …

Pay Per Click

The difference between being rich and poor comes down to luck — but it's more complicated than you might think

They believed, however, that they created their own good luck.<p>I have learned from my research that luck, good or bad, is a major part of success or failure in life.<p>Here's some of the data from my research regarding luck:<p>41% of the self-made millionaires in my study were born into a poor family. …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

The 7 Biggest Lies Holding You Back From Happiness

Over time, our consistent thoughts become our beliefs. This is a positive thing if our beliefs serve us in some way—like believing you are a healthy …

Getting Your Mojo Back: 10 Things to Do When You Feel Stuck

What to do when you're stuck and need to get back into your creative space<p>Did your va-va lose its voom? Your edge its steely sharpness? Boomerang not coming back? Mojo not working its magic?<p>Chances are you're suffering from the age-old disease of "stuck." People feel their best when their focus and …

Productivity

20 Scientific Truths About Success (Some May Surprise You)

Sometimes the reality of what creates success can be quite different from what you've been taught.<p>We all grow up dreaming of what we will become. Visions of grandeur are commonplace, because when you are a kid, you have nothing but time and pure hope.<p>But as we age, the messages we get about success …

personaldevelopment

Simplify These Things and You'll Enjoy Life a Lot More

<b>“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” ~Lao-Tze</b><p>So said Lao-Tze, perhaps one …