April Bertram

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The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

European Travel

Pfeiffer Beach Day Use Area

FAQs:<p><b>Q: How much is the Day Use Entry fee at Pfeiffer Beach?</b><p><b>A:</b> It is $10 cash or check for entry. Debit and credit cards not accepted.<p><b>Q: How long is</b> …

Suggested Routes

Drive-in Visitors<p><b>When you drive in the Reserve, please remember that the 15 MPH speed limit is necessary for the safety of other visitors and of</b> …

A Quick Guide To 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, California

Pebble Beach is well-known for a few things: excellent golf courses, stunning coastlines, and large-for-California mansions. Located just south of …

Why Men Quit and Women Don’t

This year’s Boston Marathon, with its horizontal rain and freezing temperatures, wasn’t just an ordeal unfolding amid some of the worst weather in decades.<p>It was also an example of women’s ability to persevere in exceptionally miserable circumstances. In good weather, men typically drop out of this …

Marathons

The 2018 Boston Marathon Was Perfect Chaos

I’ve never enjoyed watching a TV broadcast of a race more than Monday’s Boston Marathon. I’d be lying if I said that this wasn’t partially due to the fact that I was in a warm, dry place and not attempting to run 26.2 miles in the freezing rain. It also didn’t hurt that two of pro running’s most …

Marathons

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

Innovation

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an …

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to your face. You talk to it. It talks to you. But no words are said. You say things in your head, like "what street am I on," and it reads the signals your brain …

MIT Media Lab

Here is why nobody has succeeded at running IoT on the blockchain

From the permissioned blockchain networks of IBM to the newly introduced Hashgraph technology, some of the largest technology and financial conglomerates have been testing the applicability and potential of blockchain with the Internet of Things (IoT) market since the beginning of 2016.<p>Yet, with …

Blockchains aren’t just tech, they’re new economic systems

Forget for a moment about the value of the cryptocurrencies that you may or may not own. Instead of thinking of blockchains as investment bets or just cool technology, think of them as entirely new, and previously impossible, economic systems. Because that’s what they are.<p>Just like any economy, a …

Blockchain Could Phase Out Employment Screening, Secure Candidate Data

It’s not a question of if, but when. “Blockchain will be the fundamental way we store data in the future,” said Kevin Wheeler, founder and president …

Restaurants make big bucks off people who aren’t eating a thing

If you can’t sell enough food and booze, try marketing the toilet.<p>Slammed by soaring costs for food, labor and rent, New York’s bars, restaurants and …

Forget about Wifi and look for LiFi

Buy <b>Philips LiFi Systems – internet connectivity | Philips Lighting</b> <br>Learn More Don’t miss out. Buy it before they’re gone<br>Take wireless internet …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

12 Startups Utilizing Blockchain Technology in New Ways

Blockchain is good for a lot more than just Bitcoin.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cryptocurrency created quite the buzz this past year. Although the technology has been around for a few years, 2017 was the year it really took off. Bitcoin, the first application of …

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

How Blockchain Will Change HR Forever

Blockchain is about to revolutionize our way of doing business, but probably not in the way that you think. While it is most closely associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology is primed to disrupt a whole lot more than currency.<p>Blockchain’s decentralized network of …

Blockchain

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Natural Gas

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Travel

Elon Musk's hyperloop dream may come true — and soon

Elon Musk first described his idea for a futuristic transportation system that would send passenger pods through tubes at speeds of hundreds of miles an hour back in 2013. At the time, the idea of actually building and operating a so-called “hyperloop” seemed far-fetched, to say the least.<p>But …

High-speed Rail

Knowing These 6 Statistics Could Change the Way You Think About the IoT

Still not sold on IoT tech? Check out these facts.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) helps drive a reliable mode of interaction with customers, providing real-time insights to help streamline operations and make for greater personalization in the consumer experience. As a result, understanding the IoT is …

Know Your Customers’ “Jobs to Be Done”

For as long as we can remember, innovation has been a top priority—and a top frustration—for leaders. In a recent McKinsey poll, 84% of global executives reported that innovation was extremely important to their growth strategies, but a staggering 94% were dissatisfied with their organizations’ …

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings. The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet …

Innovation

The Five New Forces In Innovation Strategy

The Drucker Forum 2017 in Vienna last month gave considerable attention to the role of a corporate strategy in a rapidly changing world. In particular, Steve Blank explained how CEOs have to grapple with five new forces, that led, among other things, to Jeff Immelt losing his job as CEO of General …

Innovation

We Need Breakthrough Business Models, Not Breakthrough Technology

Technology doesn’t transform markets, business models do.<p>When humanity encounters a shiny new technology and senses its potential, we usually glibly assume that the world will instantaneously jump aboard and surf the resulting wave of change.<p>Anyone who has experienced at least one of these wave …

Top 10 Fascinating Tree Tunnels Across the World

<b>Nature</b> always has something more to surprise and inspire us. If we look carefully around us, we can notice that the beauty of nature is everywhere. …

Cherry Blossom

The State of 5G: When It's Coming, How Fast It Will Be & The Sci-Fi Future It Will Enable

Although 5G may seem like just another generational upgrade for mobile networks, touting more speed and less latency than previous iterations, the …

Telecoms

Want to Run the Paris Marathon? Subscribe to This Newspaper

Getting a bib can be tough to score, but here’s an easy way you can secure your spot for this big race.<p>For many runners, the Paris Marathon—storming past the Bastille, the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and charging to the finish under the Arc de Triomphe—sounds like a …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …