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Driving an EV means changing the way you think about “refueling”

You've finally taken the EV plunge. You're "one of the good ones," you think to yourself. It's all about reducing your impact on the planet and moving further away from fossil fuels. Here's to a cleaner, brighter tomorrow and maybe saving a few bucks on gas.<p>Then you pull up to your first charging …

Electric Vehicles

3 Questions That Kill Innovation -- and What to Ask Instead

The questions you ask can derail your progress, or empower your business.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Questions are powerful tools -- as essential to investors and venture capitalists researching opportunities as they are to entrepreneurs seeking the best …

How to Make Sure Agile Teams Can Work Together

Increasing volatility, uncertainty, growing complexity, and ambiguous information (VUCA) has created a business environment in which agile collaboration is more critical than ever. Organizations need to be continually on the lookout for new market developments and competitive threats, identifying …

Management

The Ways Customers Use Products Have Changed — but Brands Haven’t Kept Up

Here’s a truth: many in the marketing industry today don’t really understand brands. They may think that “brand” and “customer experience” are different. But that kind of brand is a <i>layer</i> of communications. That is the stuff of blowhard manifestos — too high-minded to sell anything, and too lofty to …

3 Ways Senior Leaders Create a Toxic Culture

Whether presiding over the entire company, a function, a region, or a business unit, the people at the top of an organization have a disproportionate level of influence over those they lead. Those further down in the organization look to their leaders for cues on what’s acceptable (and what isn’t), …

You Can Motivate Your Employees Without Creating a Hyper-Competitive Culture

Creating work atmospheres where people choose to engage and do their best work for the right reasons will lead to sustainable success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, major companies -- from the flashiest tech startups to centuries-old legacy banks -- have made …

When Companies Make People Choose Between Their Career and Their Spouses’

As the head of a large manufacturing plant at a multinational conglomerate, an executive I’ll call David had proved himself a competent, trustworthy manager. So when the presidency of one of the company’s key businesses unexpectedly became vacant, the CEO sat David down to share the good news that …

There's a glaring weakness in electric vehicles. (It's range anxiety.)

The traffic was bad. It was raining. The windows kept fogging up. And there was no guarantee that a public charging station would be available when …

How Grubhub Analyzed 4,000 Dishes to Predict Your Next Order

All Matt Maloney wanted to know was whether Chicago-style deep dish pizza is better than New York-style thin crust. It’s a simple question.<p>If he were …

Cream Cheese

Here’s How to Use Long Exposures During the Day for Epic Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Some photographers are under the misconception that slow shutter speeds are only required when shooting at night or under less-than-ideal lighting …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Great City Photos at Night

Intimidated by nighttime photography? Here’s an inspiring 11-minute video from photographer Peter McKinnon on how you can take better photos of …

Photography

Say Hello to Japandi (The Minimalist Design Trend You’ve Been Waiting For)

Sometimes two styles are better than one. Japandi, one of 2017’s coolest design trends, is absolute proof of that. This hybrid aesthetic combines the …

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

Landscape Photography

The field of AI research is about to get way bigger than code

When it comes to developing artificial intelligence, the largest technology companies in the world are all-in. Google and Microsoft say they’re “AI-first,” and businesses like Facebook and Amazon wouldn’t be possible without the scalable personalization that AI allows.<p>But if you look for research …

The titans of AI are getting their work double-checked by students

We trust in science because we can verify the accuracy of its claims. We test and verify that accuracy by repeating the scientist’s original experiments.<p>What happens when those tests fail, particularly in a field that has the potential to create billions of dollars of revenue?<p>In 2016, Nature …

McGill University

Here Are Five Major Performance Benefits Of An Electric Car

Electric motors are coming whether we want them or not. So let’s not pout, but instead celebrate the ways in which electric vehicles actually …

A Nurturing Family Home / Takashi Okuno & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The clients have 3 children and they are busy looking after them. The brief is for a large 2-story house …

The 8 coolest buildings in Japan

Limited space and high land prices have prompted Japanese architects to think well outside the box. Surprise is the watchword - vegetables sprout …

Elon Musk's masterplan for humanity's future is beyond your wildest sci-fi dreams

Elon Musk is about to become a CEO of another company. Yes, the guy who's already the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX will take on lead duty at a new company …

How artificial intelligence learns to be racist

Simple: It’s mimicking us.<p>Open up the photo app on your phone and search “dog,” and all the pictures you have of dogs will come up. This was no easy feat. Your phone knows what a dog “looks” like.<p>This and other modern-day marvels are the result of machine learning. These are programs that comb …

This Untouched Frank Lloyd Wright House Is For Sale

It's been almost 60 years since Paul and Helen Olfelt hired iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright to build their Minnesota house. Now the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Tiny desert cube house has everything you need for $275K

Take in the stunning landscape from the expansive roof deck<p>Not quite a tiny house but still impressively small, this 529-square-foot cube in Arizona contains everything so efficiently within its walls. Clad in weathered corrugated steel to reflect the rugged desert landscape surrounding it, the …

Architecture

Just Wait Until You See Inside This Towering 'Treehouse' Home

This "Falcon Nest" is high on style.<p>Most of us can only dream of living or sleeping over in a treehouse. But for the future owner of this 10-story home in Prescott, Arizona, it’ll be an everyday reality.<p>Nicknamed the Falcon Nest, this place looks more like an industrial tower from the outside. But …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

An MIT professor explains why we are still a long ways off from solving one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars

The Trolley problem goes like this: a runaway trolley is barreling toward five people on a track who cannot move. But you have the option to pull a lever and send it to a side track where you see one person standing. What would you do?<p>But as Rahwan puts it, the Trolley problem gets thornier when …