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15 Best Books on Coming Up With Genius Ideas

The old, the new, and the most brilliant ideas.<p>There are thousands of books on creativity and innovation out there. Many are great, some are exceptional, but few stand (or will stand) the test of time. As an author and researcher on innovation myself, I keep a short list of books to recommend to …

Nest open-sources its home automation network protocol, Thread

Nest has released an open-sourced version of its Thread protocol, making its home automation network technology more broadly available to developers. The introduction of OpenThread is expected to give parties interested in working with open-source technology all the benefits of building on Thread — …

Home Automation

The US smart home market has been struggling — here's how and why the market will take off

At its current state, we believe the smart home market is stuck in the 'chasm' of the technology adoption curve, in which it is struggling to surpass the early-adopter phase and move to the mass-market phase of adoption.<p>There are many barriers preventing mass-market smart home adoption: high device …

Internet of Things

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

Artificial Intelligence

12 book recommendations from millionaire entrepreneurs

Every successful person has a favorite books list.<p>These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me.<p>Enjoy!

Entrepreneurship

30 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read : startups

The Lean Startup<p>Written by Eric Ries, this is sort of the bible for new business ventures. Regardless of the business you build, this will teach you …

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Books

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Penguin Random House

The Big Short 's Big Shortcomings

"Food Stamp recipients didn't cause the financial crisis," said President Barack Obama in his final State of the Union speech. "Recklessness on Wall Street did."<p>That's also the message of "The Big Short," a fascinating film that looks at how bankers' greed led to the 2007 mortgage meltdown, the …

The 25 Best Books for Entrepreneurs

If you have your sights set on building a massively successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with the following books.<p>You are what you read, and if your goal is to build a massively successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with the following …

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

As of this writing, I’m 22. In the last 12 months I’ve generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the …

The best free online business courses starting in January

Tell me if you've heard a version of this cliché. A pebble that falls into the ocean can create a ripple that crosses the globe. Nonsense? Don't say that to United Airlines.<p>Seven years ago, Dave Carroll found his $3,500 Taylor guitar heavily damaged when he picked it up in United's baggage claim. …

Online Education

Space and Time: Inertial Frames (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

The term “reference frame” was coined in the 19th century, but it has a long prehistory, beginning, perhaps, with the emergence of the Copernican …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement