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Rise of the robots: There won't be enough work to go around, fmr. Apple CEO says

In 10 to 15 years, robots will be able to write better computer code than even the most skilled coders today, according to former Pepsi president and Apple CEO John Sculley, a development that is representative of the growing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workforce.<p>“AI is foundational …

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

Leadership

This Is How You Stand Out, According to a Harvard Professor and Gary Vaynerchuk

Being able to recognize, leverage, and manage this one thing separates companies that succeed from those that fail.<p>Most businesses understand publishing content is a smart strategy to generate leads, nurture existing customers, and ultimately earn customer loyalty.<p>But even though they get that …

Marketing

How GE Appliances Built an Innovation Lab to Rapidly Prototype Products

Many large companies yearn to rekindle the innovative magic of entrepreneurship, but very few actually succeed. The reasons have been well documented and include:<p>Large, established companies answer to investors who value predictable, consistent financial results, and so are intolerant of the risks …

Innovation

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

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17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

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White House announces Office of American Innovation, says it is working with Tim Cook & others

President Trump is forming a new team, known as The White House Office of American Innovation, which he says is intended to harvest ideas from the business world. Apple CEO Tim Cook is reported by the <i>Washington Post</i> to be one of the business leaders working with the team.<p>The innovation office has a …

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

<i>How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a</i> …

Mental Health

Older isn’t necessarily wiser, but age can change us profoundly | Ian Jack

A survey suggests that people’s personalities can change radically over a lifetime. I think that’s what has happened to me<p>In the autumn of 1971 a Yorkshire landlord, Jack Showers, declared that the New Inn at Appletreewick would be the first non-smoking pub in the world. The consumption of tobacco …

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Did China Just Make ALL Stealth Fighters (Think the F-22 and F-35) Obsolete?

Could Beijing’s quantum radar technology render stealth aircraft obsolete?<p>While theoretically, if such a radar existed, it would be able to detect …

48 Tested Tools for Boosting Business at Every Step

Here are forty-eight tested tools that can make running a business (no matter what phase) a little easier, efficient, and enjoyable.<p>The right tool executed the right way at the right time can save entrepreneurs time, money, and a whole lot of headaches. Today's digital age has ushered in countless …

Project Management

Over-the-air wireless charging from Disney? Research paper published on magnetic waves

Energous seems to be the company in the lead for extending wireless charging beyond the pale of a contact pad.<p>Its WattUp standard works to deliver …

The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep.<p>Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others have proposed that sleep simply forces animals to lie …

Neuroscience

5 Ways to Convert Employees into Intrapreneurs

It can be difficult to empower employees and get them to behave like entrepreneurs. It's not an easy thing to do despite the benefits, including creating a culture of iteration, innovation, and learning among your employees.<p>Lean Startup teaches startups and organizations the world over how to use …

Business Strategy

How the Indie.vc model is disrupting VC firms

The way technology companies grow may be broken, destructive, and wasteful. At least that’s the gospel some renegade venture capitalists at Indie.vc have been spreading. If you’re working in venture capital or tech, you might not have heard of Indie.vc yet (some partners I’ve spoken to haven’t), …

New Solar Capture Technique Converts CO2 Into Burnable Fuel

University of Chicago Engineers have built a new type of solar cell that would efficiently convert atmospheric carbon dioxide to fuel—and it achieves …

Will corporate intrapreneurs put entrepreneurs out of a job?

There's nothing more faddish than some of the terms used when devising corporate strategy, and now, for better or worse, "intrapreneurship" is back.<p>Born in the late 1970s, when sudden market shifts first started to demonstrate that the average corporate entity isn't actually good at adapting to …

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These Offices Will Blow Your Mind

These days, a simple office water cooler and coffee machine won’t cut it. Workspaces are bigger and more impressive than ever — boasting perks that …

Coffeemakers

Fulfill All Your 2016 Resolutions With This Workout Playlist

Hit the gym and hit play.<p>Congratulations! You survived 2015 (and hopefully, this morning's hangover). You can make it through 2016 too, at least on the fitness side of things, with the right music.<p>MICK, a favored DJ of the fashion set, collaborated with luxe gym series s10 to curate the ultimate …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This startup has found a way to remove CO2 from the air and turn it into pellets

An “air capturing” plant is taking in air through giant fans, filtering out the carbon dioxide, absorbing the gas in liquid, and converting it into pellets in a bid to combat climate change.<p>A Canadian start up, backed by Bill Gates, built its first such plant in Squamish, Vancouver, where members …

Bill Gates

Camp No Counselors Has Co-Ed Bunks and No Curfews

Two years ago and living in New York, Adam Tichauer organized a long weekend away with a group of almost 100 people that would switch a lightbulb on and completely change his course of action. Working for a successful tech company, the positive feedback Tichauer received and the friendships that …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Race to renewable: five developing countries ditching fossil fuels

Costa Rica, Afghanistan, China, India and Albania are all embracing renewable energy sources – five experts give their opinion on what the future holds<p>Costa Rica is well on its way to becoming the first developing country to have 100% renewable electricity. Thanks to our hydro, wind and geothermal …

Renewable Energy

'Smart drug' taken by one in four students really does boost performance

Scientists say it is time to have an ethical debate about whether Modafinil should be 'condoned or condemned.'<p>A ‘smart drug’ taken by one in four students at Oxford University really does boost brain power and colleges need to consider whether it should be banned, scientists have said.<p>Modafinil is …

The bio-fuel start-up that sells cooking gas by the rucksack

<b>Inside a large ramshackle shed a struck match is held to the end of a metal pipe, and a faint blue flame springs into life.</b><p>Zenebech Alemayehu smiles, puts her finger tips to her lips, then towards the flame, a symbolic kiss for her new biogas business.<p>A single mother with a nine-year-old son to …

Europe unchained: new realities for external energy policy

New foreign policy developments - including the Iran deal - may help free Europe from the shackles of Russian energy dependence

This 2,000 trillion watt laser could re-create the Big Bang–and make clean energy

The most powerful laser beam ever created has been recently fired at Osaka University in Japan, where the Laser for Fast Ignition Experiments(LFEX) has been boosted to produce a beam with a peak power of 2,000 trillion watts—two petawatts—for an incredibly short duration, approximately a trillionth …

Physics

Community Picks Recipe Testing—Middle Eastern Recipes

<i>It's that time again—help us pick the contest finalists for Your Best Middle Eastern Recipe!</i><p>Any Food52 member is welcome to help us test our Community Pick candidates, so go call dibs on the recipe you'd like to test that's in the list below! We'd love to see some new testers in the mix—remember, …

How to Recklessly Saber a Champagne Bottle With Your iPhone

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