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5 Technology Trends That Will Make Or Break Many Careers In 2018

Technology is bringing about seismic changes to just about every aspect of our modern lives. In 2018 we will see self-driving cars, artificially intelligent doctors and deliveries carried out by drones.<p>Contrary to what many seem to think, you don’t need to be a software engineer or computer …

Artificial Intelligence

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

How To Spend A Lazy Day In Vancouver, Canada…(Plus, Exploring The Incredible Capilano Suspension Bridge)

Ever since we laid out our plans for Vancouver, there was one thing I was really looking forward to – that thing was heading over to Whistler for the …

British Columbia

Google's taking on Apple's AirPods with $160 wireless headphones that can translate different languages in real time

Google is taking on Apple's $160 wireless AirPods headphones with a direct competitor: Google Pixel Buds.<p>Google introduced the headphones during an event on Wednesday morning in California, alongside new entries in the Google Home smart-speaker line, a new Chromebook laptop, and the next generation …

Tech Trends

WATCH: Passenger drones to launch in Dubai

Image: Ehang 184, The first flying taxi. (YouTube)Image: (YouTube)<p>CAPE TOWN- Dubai will be the first city in the world to have flying taxis. The …

Drones

This pretty e-paper smart calendar is everything I want in a gadget

A designer named Kosho Tsuboi has conceived a beautiful gadget idea. His product, the Magic Calendar, is an e-paper calendar that syncs with a smartphone to display your schedule. The project is associated with Google’s Android Experiments, which appears to be a Japanese program in which creators …

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

How To Learn Entrepreneurship: Closing The Gap Between Theory and Real World Experience

<i>This is Part I in a three-part series about using the case method in entrepreneurial education. Stay tuned for Parts II and III in the months ahead.</i><p>If the best way to educate yourself in entrepreneurship is to have the lived experience of launching and growing businesses, then most aspiring …

Entrepreneurship

A First Look at the Spacesuits of the Future

After years of anticipation, Elon Musk has finally revealed the design that could take humans to a new level of space exploration.<p>In true Elon Musk fashion, the latest SpaceX creation has been revealed with dramatic flair.<p>Posting on his Instagram account early Wednesday morning, Musk unveiled the …

An air purifier the size of a building is sucking up China’s smog and turning it into jewelry

Anti-pollution technology is receiving a breath of fresh air in China.<p>Yesterday (Sept. 29) Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde and his team erected a seven-meter-tall air purifier in Beijing. The so-called Smog Free Tower purportedly treats 30,000 cubic meters of air per hour, collecting more than 75% of …

Pollution

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these clich …

Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit | Inc.com

Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University …

The Brain

What everyone needs to know about China’s debt load

Few have watched the development of the Chinese economy as closely as Arthur Kroeber.<p>His new book, published last month, is a wide-ranging and authoritative primer on the history and development of China’s unique blend of decentralized economic authoritarianism.<p>It’s an idiosyncratic system, …

Economics

These 4 graphs will change your thinking on employment in SA

The Employment Equity Commission for South Africa has released its 2015/16 report, flipping the table on the belief that whites are struggling to …

South Africa

LinkedIn HR chief recommends 3 books to all new managers

As the head of HR for LinkedIn, the professional social network with more than 400 million active users around the world, Pat Wadors is constantly having conversations about what tools and resources managers and their employees need to succeed.<p>She says learned two fundamental truths about …

5 excellent questions to ask the hiring manager when your job interview is going horribly

The person I ended up speaking with got called in to talk to me at the last minute and hadn't really prepared much. He only spent five minutes asking me about my professional qualifications and then answered my questions about the company and his role in a matter of 15-second, one-sentence …

Take the next step with your business | Vusi Thembekwayo's rise to entrepreneurial success

Content in this guide<p>Vusi Thembekwayo is an entrepreneur, founder and managing director. He started out his career as a motivational speaker, ranked …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Scientists develop Matrix-style technology capable of 'uploading knowledge' to your brain

Scientists believe they may have taken the first steps towards making <i>Matrix</i>-style 'instant learning' a reality.<p>A team of researchers from HRL …

The Man Behind The Media Agency Group That Controls 30% Of Every Media Dollar On The Planet

<b>A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Dominic Proctor, President, GroupM.</b><p>Dominic Proctor runs the world’s largest media agency, GroupM, which itself is the media arm of the advertising agency holding company behemoth, WPP. The company provides …

Mad Men

This 32-year-old CEO shares the most common piece of advice she gives aspiring entrepreneurs

Cofounder Cassandra Stavrou, 32, came up with the idea for the company — which makes posh, healthy popcorn — while working at advertising agency BBH in London.<p>"3pm everyday people go and buy a snack," Stavrou told Business Insider. "Invariably they'd buy a chocolate bar and feel really guilty or …

Entrepreneurship

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

The 13 worst money habits of 20-somethings — and how to fix them

Saving for retirement or financial goals may be the last thing on your mind as a 20-something — but when it comes to managing money, your 20s are a critical decade.<p>Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing could set you up for a wealthy future.<p>To get on the …

Everything You Need To Know About Having Sex With PCOS

It's estimated that one in every 10 to 15 women has polycystic ovarian syndrome, a.k.a. PCOS. But while the condition is fairly common, medical …