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How I studied for (and passed) the FAA Part 107 Drone Test

I'm legal! Check out the post if you've ever been curious about getting certified to operate your drone by the FAA, which is required if you ever …

Drones

The problems with Swagger

If you don’t know Swagger, Swagger is a tool for documenting REST APIs. The documents are written in YAML, which I call <i>XML for lazy people</i> 😉<p>Before …

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've both worked …

Employment

Pattern recognition

I helped work on a thing last weekend that I can’t write about, yet, and then last week I found my way to San Jose for Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference, and fine, all right, OK, I’m convinced: Now that the smartphone boom is plateauing, AI/deep learning is the new coal face of technology — and, …

Deep Learning

Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies

Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video …

Machine Learning

The next big step for AI is getting out of the cloud and onto your phone

You want AI on your phone. It’s faster, more secure, you can use it regardless of the availability of cell service or wi-fi, and perhaps just as importantly, you can look down in your hand at that five-inch device wrought from sand and silicon with the full knowledge that dozens, if not hundreds, …

How to build a brand new Alexa skill

Who knew it would be an online retailer that would introduce one of the most exciting coding opportunities to come along in a while? With Amazon’s Alexa — the voice recognition software that powers Amazon.com’s physical devices Echo, Dot, and Tap — Bezos and Co. have given third parties the tools …

Alexa

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Worldwide Can Learn From Israeli Culture

Lesson 1 in the "Startup Nation"? Lemons can always be turned into lemonade.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the course of my career representing technology startups, I’ve spent a lot of time in Israel, where one of my offices is located. As a result, my PR firm …

Entrepreneurship

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

eCommerce

25-Year-Old May Soon Give Hong Kong Its First $1 Billion Startup

Hong Kong may soon get its first billion-dollar startup, thanks to a 25-year-old entrepreneur whose company leases phones to travelers.<p>Tink Labs Ltd. …

Hong Kong

$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

Startups

The secret that makes Japanese and Swedish design look so similar—and so good

Two of the world’s design superpowers are coming together in a quiet, cheerful explosion: MUJI, the lifestyle brand and veritable design ambassador of Japanese culture, has launched a line of Swedish goods.<p>Their roughly 40-item MUJI Sweden catalogue includes Swedish melamine tableware, a special …

Furniture

How to absolutely, positively get seed funding every single time

Seed Funding

The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

Cancer

Eagles are being trained to take out illegal drones

Forget anti-drone drones, one of nature's most majestic hunters may soon play a valuable role in taking down dangerous UAVs. As part of a new trial, the Dutch National Police force has begun training eagles to intercept troublesome drones during an emergency, when another capture device might put …

10 Gift Ideas for Budding Entrepreneurs

Want to encourage your child to become an entrepreneur? Then these toys make the perfect holiday gifts.<p>What's left after the craze of holiday gift opening? Often just a giant pile of used wrapping paper, a large credit card bill, and some toys that your kids may or may not discard with boredom in a …

7 Industries Born to Fuel Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With so much competition in the field today, being an entrepreneur has never been harder. Only the best ideas thrive and turn into growing, successful businesses. Yet entrepreneurs also have more opportunities than ever before to compete …

Small Business

The Social Good Network: Where 11,000 Entrepreneurs Go To Grow

Starting any business is tough, and it’s often even harder for those looking to help, rather than just to capitalize. The most valuable asset many entrepreneurs have, especially when starting out, is their network—but how do you find those like-minded people, if you don’t already know them?<p>Enter …

Finnish Independent Film is Doing Better Than You Might Think

This year, the Love and Anarchy film festival in Helsinki dedicated one of its program sections to Finnish indie films. A closer look reveals that …

Film Festivals

Escape Your Awkward Thanksgiving: Build One of These 6 Projects

I love Thanksgiving. I love the food, my family, and even the tryptophan-induced gluttony nap. That said, there are times when the house is packed with relatives and the only island of sanity left is the garage.<p>If your family’s home is lucky enough to have a garage, it makes a great Maker escape …

Batteries

A design for life: architect’s modelling kits plug a gap in the construction toy market

Arckit has gained a strong foothold in the lucrative construction toy market but it is not just for kids, as its founderDamien Murtagh explains<p>As the Irish property market was in the early days of what would become a freefall in 2008, Damien Murtagh had an opportune idea.<p>The architect, then working …

New airspace security tool can knock a drone out of the sky in an instant, or steal control

As drones grow more and more popular, so too do anti-drone security solutions that look to protect users from the influx of airborne pests. Of …

What's the difference between a junior and senior developer?

Companies large enough to have a distinction between types of programmers are often looking to hire junior or senior developers. The distinction …

Tech Entrepreneur Nanodegree helps developers turn apps into business (it can be free)

You may be able to make amazing apps, but it takes a special set of skills to effectively get your content into some of those 1 billion+ active Android users around the world. There’s over 1.6 million Android apps in the Google Play Store (according to Statista), so the competition is fierce and …

Apps

How to Growth Hack Your Business

Growth hacking is about practical action steps you can take to immediately grow your business. For any startup, this is the secret sauce that allows you to grow quickly, cheaply, and effectively.<p>In case you missed it, Vincent Dignan's discussion of "growth hacking" was voted the best talk on the …

People are trying to fly drugs into British prisons with drones

LONDON — A drone attempting to deliver mobile phones and drugs to a prison in England was intercepted earlier this year.<p>The unmanned aerial vehicle …

PreNav Reveals Centimeter-Accurate Drone System

With the launch of its centimeter-precision drone platform today, PreNav is bringing quadcopter flight into highly technical arenas, both outdoors and in.<p>Most quadcopters now are equipped with GPS for position stability and to autonomously following pre-set flight-paths. And that system works well …

Drone no-fly zone in California will stifle innovation, say industry advocates

If bill is signed by governor, it will be a trespass violation to fly unmanned aircraft or drones over private property below 350ft without consent of owner or tenant<p>California lawmakers have sided with privacy advocates to pass a bill that bans drones from flying lower than 350ft (106m) over …

Drones

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Panoramic Photography