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This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

Why Resilience Is The Key To Lasting Happiness + How To Cultivate It

Although we all try to do what we think it takes to be happy, so many of us are still unhappier than ever before. The code to unlocking bliss and …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

University of Michigan

Stockfighter is a game that puts your programming skills to the test

Stockfighter is designed to challenge programmers of all levels.<p>Built in the style of a classic ‘Capture the Flag‘ game, it gives you access to a virtual trading market where you have to write code to solve the puzzles you’re presented with.<p>These challenges span software security, distributed …

Learn the Basics of Quantum Computing in Less Than Seven Minutes

Know your bits from q-bits with this helpful guide.<p>Quantum computing is just over the horizon. It's crunching big numbers for NASA and Google, and Intel is investing big money to advance it over the next decade. But what is quantum computing, and how is it different from traditional computing? Even …

Joe Stiglitz Knows How to Solve Inequality, if Anyone Will Listen

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the battle against economic inequality. He’s …

Where Jim Cramer says young people should invest their first $10,000

When you're young, your biggest asset is time, thanks to the effects of compound interest.<p>But how exactly do you leverage time most effectively? And where should you put extra money as a young investor?<p>Jim Cramer, cofounder of financial site TheStreet.com and host of CNBC's "Mad Money," answered …

Investing

This tiny drone costs $14 and is perfect for beginners

Christmas morning 2015 is going to be terrifying. Up to a million people—many of them children—are going to find drones under the tree, gifted to them by well-intentioned relatives who have no clue how dangerous these flying lawnmowers can be.<p>The thing about drones is that they can be very tricky …

Drones

19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today

Inspired by a 2012 Quora thread, we came up with our own list of companies you should join if you want to make some serious cash in four years, assuming you're able to negotiate a bunch of stock options when you join.<p>We've included employee count for each company. For startups whose employee …

Startups

12 Life Lessons To Teach Your Kids That Might Make Them Billionaires Someday

Even the best MBA programs teach you how to go to work for that guy rather than be that guy.<p><i>What are good ways to prepare my kids to become billionaires? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, venture entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>I once had a venture …

High School

Talent Search: Upwork Can Help With Your Startup's Staffing Needs

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you thought setting up a company was hard work, wait till you try to find people to work for it after you’ve gotten it off the ground. While convincing people to work at a startup has never been an easy …

Employment

Some coding 'bootcamps' can get graduates an average salary of over $100,000 after just three months, and now you can pay for them with student loans

These programs are designed to take in students with minimal coding knowledge and shoot them back out a few months later as employable software engineers. And the top schools have enjoyed outstanding success, boasting over $100,000 in average exit salaries and up to 99% employment rates, partially …

Higher Education

“My model for business is the Beatles”: Why Steve Jobs was no lone hero

Jobs is credited with Apple’s amazing comeback, but he was always partnered with another creative person or team<p><b>Apple’s Comeback</b><br>One of the greatest examples in business history of a large organization’s maneuverability took place right before our eyes: Apple Inc. In September 2002, Apple’s future …

Great Depression

Mark Zuckerberg's vision of the future is full of artificial intelligence, telepathy, and virtual reality

They may seem far-fetched now but some of the Facebook CEO's deas are shared by futurists and scientists alike.<p>Scientists at Facebook and elsewhere are working toward a future where artificial intelligence (AI), telepathy, and virtual reality are commonplace. In fact, some of that technology is …

Artificial Intelligence

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out 41 books that will better your life in a dramatic way. Whether it's figuring out how to get out of debt, learning how to be happier, or trying to find …

Top 5 Must-Have Software Tools for Startups and Entrepreneurs - Review

0 0 Edit this post<p>From the advent of the first computer to - <b>"There's an app for that"</b>, we have come a long way and the journey has been an exciting …

Web Analytics

These are books Wall Street's smartest people think you should read this summer

We've compiled their suggestions here in a list surprisingly diverse in genre, topic, time period, and style. Together, they form a comprehensive picture of Wall Street's in and outs, and deepen the reader's understanding of forces driving the market.<p>So crack one open. It'll help you get through …

Books

Here's some great news for those who want the stock market to crash ...

Margin debt (red in the chart above) hit a new high in April.<p>Even after adjusting for inflation, margin debt is now higher than it was at the peak of the great bull market in 2000 and the echo bull market in 2007.<p>What is "margin debt"?<p>It's the amount of money stock investors have collectively …

Stock Markets

'Spooky' experiment proves quantum entanglement is real

Einstein was wrong -- about the quantum mechanical phenomena known as superpositioning and wave form collapse, at least. A team from Australia's Griffith University and Japan's University of Tokyo, have proven that both are tangible phenomena, not simply mathematical paradoxes. See, back when he …

National Geographic Travel

13 jaw-dropping caves you can safely explore

Man left the cave centuries ago, but we're still diving back in for different reasons. The beautiful natural structures peak our interest, feed our …

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know Before Taking Any Outside Investment

If you are going to build a company with outside capital, one of the most critical decisions you will make is who will be your investor.<p>Whether you want to build a lean startup by bootstrapping or a fat startup with millions of dollars from VCs or institutional funding, you need some level of …

Venture Capital

The Dark Side Of The Moon: Why So Many Entrepreneurs Fail

Entrepreneurship is the new black.<p>The life of an entrepreneur is glorified as an intoxicating blend of freedom, flexibility and financial fortune. The media depicts the sexy, creative entrepreneur’s life as an express train to infinite income, fulfillment and fame.<p>But there is a dark side of the …

How to deal with Wall Street and income inequality in one fell swoop

If we want to curb the worst Wall Street abuses, and also make America a more equitable place, here’s what to do<p>The financial industry is a behemoth. Over the past 150 years, it has grown dramatically as a share of GDP. And entrance into its ranks has become a great way to enter into the top 1 …

5 Best Ways for Funding a Startup | Inc.com

For many, the decision about whether or not now is the right time to start a business comes down to funding. There are quite a few different ways that you can go about funding a startup, but not all are created equal. You may have a wonderful business idea that you have perfected, but it won't mean …

Small Business

This Is The First Question The Godfather of Silicon Valley, Ron Conway, Asks Before Making An Investment

Y Combinator's Sam Altman has been teaching a class called "How to Start a Startup" this fall at Stanford. The 20-session course has an amazing list of guest speakers, including early Facebook investor Peter Thiel, Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman (all lecture …

Silicon Valley

5 tips for building a small business website on Squarespace

Small businesses need big websites.<p>Squarespace can help. The website-builder has become a go-to for folks looking to create their own sites, an …

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