Sean Ritter

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Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

Blockchain

Net Neutrality is over. It's time to get a VPN.

by Chelsea Gohd December 18, 2017 Robots & Machines 13446<p><i>Futurism has forged a partnership with ExpressVPN, the world’s largest premium VPN service</i> …

This Detroit Furniture Startup Wants To Dethrone Ikea

Floyd wants to furnish your house forever.<p>A few years ago, Kyle Hoff moved to an apartment in Chicago and decided to bring his Ikea Malm bed with him. He took extra care to remove every bolt and screw and package them for safekeeping so he could reassemble the bed when he arrived at his new place. …

Usher in an 'Entrepreneur Mindset' With These 6 Apps

Use your phone to jump-start the process to improve your investment skills, use time more productively and sharpen your memory.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset isn’t easy. Some people just seem to be born with it, but sometimes you …

Stop pretending you really know what AI is and read this instead

You’ve probably heard the news: AI is going to take your job. Wait, no: It’s going to create a new job for you. AI is going to kill us all! Wait, no it’s not. AI is already totally smarter than us at, like, all the smart things. But that probably doesn’t matter? Neural networks. Machine learning. …

Beautiful Industrial Design - Logitech CRAFT

Industrial design has definitely become a differentiator. We see that everywhere, from phones, computers, cars, pretty much every product tries to …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Try This 20-Minute Daily Clean to Get Your Weekends Back

Weekends should be for recharging, not for catching up on work we didn't get to during the week. This includes housework. While we like the end …

The New Provencal Style: An Artfully Reinvented French Mas

In Provence, traditional working farmhouses (known as <i>mas)</i> often evolved over time into sprawling, self-sufficient compounds that accommodated both …

Dining Rooms

The 'End Of Loyalty' And The Decline Of Good Jobs In America

Author Rick Wartzmansaysthatjobs offering security, decent wages and good benefits are becoming harder to find, in part because of automation, globalization and the weakening of unions.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. Good jobs are getting harder to find in America. …

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done

Here's how to work smart to get more done.<p>For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

7 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be More Productive in 2017

Now that 2016 is (finally) coming to an end, we want to make sure you start the new year on the right note. All of those ideas, projects, and new …

Did West Elm Rip Off These Midcentury Masters?

The line between paying homage to a design classic and outright piracy is fuzzy.<p>Recently, the furniture giant West Elm and the L.A.–based design studio Commune released a collection of furniture and accessories with a midcentury-inspired sensibility. But as some bloggers were quick to point out, …

10 Success lessons from Jack Dorsey – “Founder of Twitter and Square” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share26<p>+11<p>Shares 64<p>You may know him as the serial entrepreneur founder of both Twitter and Square. But did you know Dorsey’s also a …

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

These tricks from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

The Future Of American Cities May Be In Our Backyards

Forget tiny houses–meet the ADU.<p>We tend to think of housing as fitting into a few generic typologies: Single-family home. Apartment. Condo building. But in reality, the fabric of neighborhoods is made up of plenty of interstitial spaces that are neither here nor there–from the odd backyard shed to …

10 Iconic Chair Designs from the 1960s

Chair design in the 1960s continued to explore new materials, in particular plastic: Robin Day and Verner Panton were two keen proponents. Work from …

Design

Meet the people with almost nothing in their closets

Could you live with only 33 pieces of clothing? How about just 10?<p>The best part of Joshua Becker’s morning routine: he doesn’t need to spend time thinking about what to wear. After all, he’s got very few options.<p>Becker, author of The More of Less, is part of Project 333, a movement where …

“Work at things that are central to your life”: The argument for never retiring

In the US, a traditional career is designed as a marathon, with the finish line at age 65. After a 40-year grind, we’re expected to stop working and revel in a life of idle, stress-free days funded by hard-earned pension plans.<p>But not everyone wants to stop: For the few who’ve found a way to blur …

10 Bad Work Habits to Eliminate Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have bad work habits, and most of us are content to get away with them for the foreseeable future. Sure, they may make us a little less productive, and they might not look great in a performance review, but they’re relatively …