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26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Get started with machine learning using Python

Have you wondered what it takes to get started with machine learning? In this article, I will walk through steps for getting started with machine …

Machine Learning

If You Want to Glimpse the Power of AI, Play These Games

Google made one thing abundantly clear at this week's big I/O developer conference: It is an AI-first company now. The brass spent hours explaining …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Nonprofits

Coding Interview University

I originally created this as a short to-do list of study topics for becoming a software engineer, but it grew to the large list you see today. After …

Programming

The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

25 Design Freebies Websites Every Designer Should Know

One of the most clever shortcuts I’ve found as a creative entrepreneur is to use freebies. Whether you’re prototyping a new website or designing a package for your product, you can find high-quality resources to help you speed up the process and get things done in a professional manner.<p>There are …

Graphic Design

3 Industries That Will Be Transformed By AI, Machine Learning And Big Data In The Next Decade

Historically, when new technologies become easier to use, they transform industries.<p>That’s what’s happening with artificial intelligence and big data; as the barriers to implementation disappear (cost, computing power, etc.), more and more industries will put the technologies into use, and more and …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Reasons Your Great Idea Isn't Enough to Be Successful

It's great to be a visionary, thinker, or a dreamer--but none of these matter in the business world if you can't execute.<p>As a small business and startup advisor, I find that entrepreneurs often love to talk about their latest idea, but not their execution.<p>Like most investors, I'm convinced that …

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

Is the Library of Things an answer to our peak stuff problem?

New social enterprise lending everything from spades to wetsuits is one of a new breed of organisations pitched as a democratic alternative to Uber and Airbnb<p>The carpet is filthy. Guests are about to arrive. You have several choices: buy a carpet cleaning machine (around £130 upwards), pay for a …

VCs have a new term for entrepreneurs who aren't Silicon Valley insiders

For those scrappy startup founders who have hit on an idea — but aren't totally speaking fluent startup— there's a new term being tossed around: "off-the-grid entrepreneurs."<p>Normally this would mean someone who is building something off-the-grid, i.e. without internet, but this is the tech industry …

Silicon Valley

How Steve Jobs Saved Nike (and Apple) With 1 Simple Piece of Advice

Why going after every opportunity can kill your business.<p>When Nike named Mark Parker its CEO in 2006, one of the first things Parker did was call Apple CEO Steve Jobs for advice. At the time, Nike was trying to fit its digital strategy into its line of hundreds of thousands of products.<p>Steve Jobs …

The Best Time to Raise Money for Your Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Venture Capital

LG Display reports 91% drop in operating profit, Samsung shelves transparent OLED displays

While LG Display revenue only dropped by 13% year-over-year in Q2, operating profit was down 91% from this time last year. Those figures maybe up from Q1, but they weren’t enough to save LG Display from a net loss of 84 billion. To put that in perspective, this time last year LG Display posted a …

Televisions

7 Ways the Most Successful People Think Differently From Everyone Else

A successful person is not someone in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of smart attitudes.<p>It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and …

Self-improvement

10 Biggest myths about being an entrepreneurs

Share2<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+12<p>Shares 10<p>Becoming an entrepreneur has been on top of wish list of most people. After all, who don’t want to be a boss at least …