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This is the life you are missing (here and now)

Paul McCartney had a dream that would change his life and career forever.<p>In retrospective, it seems it happened at the right moment and time. …

Mindfulness

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

7 Cutting-Edge Tips to Achieve What You Really Want in Life

Here's how to stop feeling stuck.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people have no clue what they want to do with their lives, even into their 50s. Even after finishing college, mapping out a career, starting a business, and making money, they still feel …

Entrepreneurship

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

PaaS platforms are dead, thanks to IaaS providers

I can see it coming soon in the obituaries:Some time in 2017 or 2018, at a date that is much in dispute, private and public PaaS died of neglect. …

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

The FBI wants you to reboot your router NOW to help destroy a botnet

Remember when the world discovered that <i>over half a million routers</i> have been infected with sophisticated "VPNFilter" malware that could, among other things, cut off access to the internet or be used for Russian spying?<p>Today, the FBI is asking everyone -- yes, <i>everyone --</i> to reboot their routers …

Routers

How to Use Psychology to Get Investors to Close When You Want Them to

Deadlines can trigger FOMO and FOMO can trigger signing the papers.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The night before Demo Day, my co-founder and I were sitting in a drab hotel room next to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Deciding that the …

15 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. They're disciplined, figure out which routines help them succeed and religiously stick to those daily habits. Here are a few you …

Success

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Teaching

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Microsoft Announces Azure Sphere, a Promising Approach to IoT Security | Institute for Information Security & Privacy | Georgia Tech

<i>April 27, 2018</i> | By Joel Odom<p>At the recent RSA 2018 conference, Microsoft announced Azure Sphere, a free and open-source security solution that …

How to Live in San Francisco Without Spending Any Money - WSJ

San Francisco is a land of punishing costs, where the median home sells for $1.6 million, and toast smeared with avocado tops $10.<p>But 26-year-old Ben Yu calls it “one of the cheapest places in America to live.”<p>A new type of bargain hunter has found an Eden in the epicenter of the tech boom. The …

San Francisco

Take Back Control of Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

Wi-Fi

25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

Science Focus Podcast: What it’s really like to die

Palliative medicine expert Dr Kathryn Mannix on the myths and taboos of death<p>This week, we tackle one of the last taboos. Death is the only certainty …

Infographic: 6 social media marketing trends to watch | Articles | Social Media

When it comes to social media marketing, one thing is certain: Nothing lasts forever.<p>What worked last year for your marketing strategy might not this …

8 Mental Habits That Will Make You Successful, According to Entrepreneurs

Build the habits you've always wanted.<p>We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but a …

These 3 Personality Traits Affect What You Earn — but Only After Age 40

We often hear about the power of personality, and how some traits are beneficial for our careers while others are more harmful. For example, we know that being more conscientious (hard-working, driven, reliable, and organized) is associated with better job performance, and that being nice (more …

4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know

Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what …

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices — the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features. …

Linux

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

Here’s how you can master AI & machine learning for just $39

With self-driving cars navigating the streets and smart assistants discovering our preferences for food and music, one thing is clear: We're living in the midst of an artificial intelligence (AI) revolution. What's more, these innovations are just the beginning, which means now is the ideal time …

Machine Learning

Would You Answer These 100 (Controversial) Job Interview Questions?

How much personal information are you willing to reveal to a hiring manager?<p>At first, I thought it was a job scam. A joke. But, a little research proved it was legit. Companies are doing this thing referred to as a, "Snowflake Test." One employer using this technique recently sent the list of 100 …

Employment

These Cryptocurrencies May Beat Bitcoin in the Coming Months

In the past, when cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have split in two, it was as if money fell from the sky.<p>Take Bitcoin’s August fork, for instance. …

When the cryptocurrency bubble pops, these tokens are built to survive - MIT Technology Review

<b>Being in a cryptocurrency bubble is not entirely a bad thing.</b> At least according to crypto’s true believers. The argument goes like this: Sure, lots …

News: Microsoft's Alex Kipman Predicts Three Trends in Augmented & Virtual Reality for 2018

In a LinkedIn post published on Tuesday, Microsoft's leading advocate for the HoloLens made a prediction that the mixing of immersive technologies …

The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence

Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.<p>Looks like you've hit your article limit. Please or register for a free …

What Amazon's Healthcare Initiative Can Teach Us About Listening to Customers

Why it never stops making sense to listen to your customers.<p>When the heads of Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JP Morgan Chase announced that they would start a new non-profit initiative to find a better healthcare solution for their employees, stocks across major healthcare and insurance companies …

Customer Experience