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60 Countries’ Digital Competitiveness, Indexed

It is barely 20 years since Sergey Brin and Larry Page registered the domain name google.com, and only 10 years since Steve Jobs walked onto a stage in San Francisco and introduced the iPhone. Yet in this short period, digital technologies have upended our world. We introduced the Digital Evolution …

Paying with Your Face

Face-detecting systems in China now authorize payments, provide access to facilities, and track down criminals. Will other countries follow?<p>Shortly …

China

Powerful innovation relies on weak signals and forces

For a long time I've wondered if we don't pay far too much attention to the obvious aspects of innovation - brainstorming, ideas, trends, etc - and …

How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)

Metrics are a combination of art and science. The trick is to inspire action around the goals you set.<p>There’s an elephant in the room when it comes to “innovation.” And it’s an ironic elephant given that we’re all so hooked on data analytics, a/b testing, and getting metrics for anything and …

10 esercizi (facili facili) da fare a casa per tonificare le gambe e i glutei

Per rimanere in forma bastano pochi minuti al giorno. Oggi ti spieghiamo qualche esercizio per <b>tonificare le gambe</b> e far scomparire quella brutta …

What Hospitals Can Learn from Airlines About Buying Equipment

For critically ill patients on breathing machines, a simple step drastically improves their survival chances by almost 10% — from 60% to 70%. It involves programming the machine to deliver enough life-sustaining breaths, but not so much that it damages their lungs by overinflating them. Given that …

10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Could Make Me a Better Doctor

Artificial intelligence (AI) will redesign complete healthcare systems in the near future, but it will also impact the life of the “average doctor” …

Artificial Intelligence

Is America Encouraging the Wrong Kind of Entrepreneurship?

Last month economist William Baumol passed away at the age of 95. His death was universally mourned by members of the economics community, many of whom shared the view that he had passed before receiving a much-deserved Nobel Prize. One of us (Robert) had the great privilege of working with him, …

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

Health news<p>A new, non-invasive knee procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, for whom surgery is not an option.<p>The treatment, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is called “cooled radio frequency ablation” and is a less drastic …

Physiotherapy

The Mall of the Future Will Have No Stores

When Starwood Capital Group LLC bought Fairlane Town Center in 2014, the investment firm had a lot of work to do.<p>The Dearborn, Mich., mall was only 72% leased, and among the vacant space was a sprawling former anchor store.<p>A chance call to Ford Motor Co. to sell some mall advertising turned out to …

Real Estate

Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs

All eyes are on the future of work and the impact that automation and machine learning will have on U.S. jobs. The blizzard of conferences, initiatives, articles, and reports on how to prepare for the changes technology will bring to our economy is important. But so is <i>today</i> — and it feels to us …

Why Micro Income Streams Are Better Than One Big Payday

Passive income opportunities have never been so accessible.<p>It's probably not a surprise that entrepreneurs experience more anxiety than their employee counterparts. A Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that 45% of entrepreneurs said they were stressed out, 3 percentage points more than other …

Latch Onto These 10 Business Trends to Boost Your Growth Rate

Working smarter means finding new efficiencies, respecting your team's time and reducing interruptions that distract you from your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top entrepreneurs understand the key to success is continual analysis and improvement. A number of …

Time Management

Why This Weird Wearable Let Me Down -- and What It Taught Me About Tech's Limitations

Healbe is trying to crack a really tough nut with the release of GoBe 2.<p>What do you do when people rip on your company and product, with <i>The Washington Post</i> questioning whether it's a "Russian scam?" You put your heads down and work on the next version.<p>Healbe, a Moscow-based startup, released the …

University of California

GE has a version of self-management that is much like Zappos’ Holacracy–and it works

Last November, a team of technicians at GE’s aviation manufacturing facility in Bromont, Canada, realized they would miss production goals for the year if they continued working at the same pace. Without being told by a supervisor or enticed by a bonus, the team opted to skip breaks, stagger …

If You Think Fighting Climate Change Will Be Expensive, Calculate the Cost of Letting It Happen

With the Trump Administration’s surprising U-turn on the COP21 Paris Agreement, the U.S. finds itself with some strange bedfellows, joining Nicaragua and Syria in abstaining from this important treaty. The White House’s argument for leaving the treaty is based on economic nationalism: President …

How I Established a Culture of Virtual Innovation

Even with physical distance, it's still possible to build an innovative culture.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business</i> …

From silver spoons to fresh vegetables: Why have elites’ signals of status totally shifted?

In 1899, the economist Thorstein Veblen observed that silver spoons and corsets were markers of elite social position. In Veblen’s now famous treatise <i>The Theory of the Leisure Class</i>, he coined the phrase “conspicuous consumption” to denote the way that material objects were paraded as indicators of …

Shoppers want VR in retail stores but we can’t figure out why

The virtual and augmented reality hype is now creeping its way towards the average American consumer. The thing is, no one knows what they’d even do with it, according to a recent study by Opinium.<p>What exactly do people want to use VR/AR for?<p>85% 一 Travel experiences<br>• 84% 一 Museums and galleries<br>• 84% 一 …

Esistono cibi grassi buoni che si possono mangiare anche quando sei a dieta?

Ecco perché consumare anche cibi grassi fa bene alla dieta. Ecco quali e perché<p>Stare a <b>dieta</b> per mettersi in forma non vuol dire eliminare tutti i …

4 Ways Co-Working Spaces Inspire Innovation and Collaboration

More interaction, ideas, concepts and thinking often lead to more innovation, creativity and a more profitable business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his</i> …

3 Things Are Holding Back Your Analytics, and Technology Isn’t One of Them

During the past decade, business analytics platforms have evolved from supporting IT and finance functions to enabling business users across the enterprise. But many firms find themselves struggling to take advantage of its promise. We’ve found three main obstacles to realizing analytics’ full …

Le ricerche svelano 9 fattori inaspettati che influenzano il successo a scuola di vostro figlio

I bambini sono sottoposti ad una grande pressione affinché sfruttino al meglio la loro istruzione.<p>E sebbene <b>buoni insegnanti e sane abitudini di studio</b> aiutino senza dubbio i ragazzi a ottenere voti migliori, lo stesso vale per un <b>sacco di altri fattori fuori dal controllo degli studenti.</b><p>Queste …

Machine learning that could make realtors extinct (VB Live)

<b>There are already 120 potential game-changing machine learning applications in 12 industries — and the evolution is accelerating. Join our latest VB Live interactive event for a deep dive into how machine learning can directly impact your business results.</b><p><b>Register right here for free.</b><p>What machine …

Rethinking Chatbots: They're Not Just for Customers

Chatbots and digital assistants benefit a business's internal communications and decision-making, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Grabbing that morning Starbucks fix got a little easier this year, thanks to artificial intelligence. Starbucks launched a new feature …

Get Started Now: How to Employ Lean Practices in a Regulated Industry

<i>Written by Misti Yang, Contributor for Lean Startup Co.</i><p>Anne Boden, founder and CEO of Starling Bank, bought her second copy of <i>The Lean Startup</i> in an …

3 Ways Retailers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Save Stores

Retail is getting an internet-based makeover, but artificial intelligence could help level the playing field.<p>Doom-and-gloom headlines about the …

The 5 basic types of logo and how to use them

Not sure where to start with your logo design? Maybe you should begin by deciding what style of logo it’s going to be.<p>Logo styles can be divided into …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …