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11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience Age.”<p>When was the last time you updated your Facebook status? Maybe you no longer do? It’s been …

App Store

Artist's paintings of food are so realistic they'll make your mouth water

New Zealand-born, UK-based artist Joël Penkman combines her love of food and painting to create astoundingly realistic (and delicious looking) works …

Digital Art

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

This 3D-printed Rembrandt is the new frontier in forgery

A new Rembrandt painting was unveiled today in Amsterdam. But the portrait wasn’t exactly made by the 17th century Dutch master; it was created with 3D printers by a team of data analysts, developers, and art historians, <i>The Guardian</i> reports.<p>The painting, called "the Next Rembrandt," was developed …

Rembrandt

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors (and the skills you’ll need to work in them).<p>Two-thirds of Americans believe that, in 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans now do. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, <i>The Future of Jobs</i>, estimates that 5 …

World Economic Forum

11 Entrepreneurs on Snapchat Who Are Doing It Right | Inc.com

After talking to hundreds of entrepreneurs, I keep hearing the same excuses why Snapchat isn't the right platform from..<p>The people on Snapchat are kids, not professionals that will purchase.<p>Or, you can't click links and they don't help with SEO.<p>Well, these 11 entrepreneurs are running extremely …

YCombinator

Humans will live underwater in 100 years' time as the population is squeezed out of cities

A report predicts underground cities and floating neighbours will become commonplace in the next century<p>One hundred years from now, the human population will be living in underwater cities and in 3D-printed homes, according to a study that looks at the future of living.<p>Buildings and interiors will …

Singapore wants to 3D print skyscrapers

In the future, constructing skyscrapers may be as simple as following the instructions on a Lego model—albeit on a much grander scale.<p>The city-state of Singapore has invested S$150 million (roughly $100 million) into the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing at Nanyang Technological University to test …

3D Printing

This 10-minute video shows you how to land a plane in an emergency

If you’ve ever imagined a scenario where you’re safely piloting a plane to a runway after something catastrophic happens, this video is for you. If you, like me, would be spending your last few moments curled up in fetal position, not as much.<p>Tim Morgan, a commercial pilot, created a 10 minute …

This Photo Of People Falling Over On New Year's Eve Is Being Compared To Renaissance Art

"It's very well-weighted, like a Caravaggio."<p>"It's a lovely and flattering comparison, especially in the context of a category of photography that's too often derided," he said.<p>Goodman, a freelance photographer from Manchester, said he believed anything could be considered art.<p>"There are street …

We are surrounded by tiny particles, and scientists have no idea how they are affecting us

In recent years, efforts to develop the Next Big Thing—whether in medicine, computer technology, pollution prevention, or high-performance materials—have turned to some really, really small things: nanomaterials.<p>Working at the nanoscale—which can mean the near-atomic scale, with substances a …

Nanotech

UPDATE: Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp And Brazil’s Congress Wants To Shut Down The Social Web Next

UPDATE: WhatsApp came back online 12 hours into a court-ordered 48-hour blackout across Brazil for refusing to turn over data in an investigation, after a second judge ruled that “it does not seem reasonable that millions of users are affected” and suggested a financial penalty instead.<p>Overnight, …

Social Media

The Most Beautiful Tech Office Of The Year

Lightspeed’s new office in Montreal looks as though someone smashed a graphic design book into an old train station.<p>Place Viger in Montreal symbolized an age of glamorous travel and cosmopolitan ambition. Constructed in 1898, the train station was done up like a French chateau. But time wasn’t kind …

Speed Of Light

This holiday season, 34 long reads to explore

You’ve made it: your belly is full, and you’re now sitting on the couch with a glass of scotch in hand.<p>You now have a few hours to kill, so here’s a list of incredible features published this year – on this site and elsewhere – which we think are not to be missed. You will find tales of sorrow and …

Bill Cosby

The man everyone thinks is the creator of bitcoin gave a speech discussing the history of the technology

Szabo was speaking at Devcon 1 in London, a conference dedicated to "Ethereum." Bitcoin attempts to decentralise money by using a public ledger of all transactions called the blockchain; Ethereum attempts to do this to law itself, creating "smart contracts" based on a combination of cryptography …

Bitcoin

What Will 2016 Look Like?

The Gene Hackers

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before.<p>At thirty-four, Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the core faculty at the Broad Institute of Harvard and M.I.T. He is also among the most accomplished. In 1999, while still a high-school student, in Des …

Genetics

Twenty-Year-Old Shahed Khan Has More Connections Than You Do

Shahed Khan is a kind of VC wunderkind at the moment. At age 20, while many of his peers are either attending college or living with their parents, he’s working as an entrepreneur-in-residence with a noted team of investors at NFX Guild, a new accelerator program in San Francisco. (We’d written …

Startups

BlackBerry Priv is the best BlackBerry in a decade

Hello, old friend. I can’t say I’ve missed you, but it’s still a pleasant surprise to run my digits over your surface. The bumps and ridges feel, …

Driverless Car Accident Reports Make Unhappy Reading For Humans

As technology giants accelerate humanity towards a driverless car future, where we are conditioned to keep our eyeballs on our devices while algorithms take the wheel and navigate the vagaries of the open road, safety questions crash headlong into ethical and philosophical considerations.<p>Earlier …

Autonomous Cars

The Branding Mind Behind The Obama Campaign Is Now Tackling Health Care At Tech Startup Scanadu

Scott Thomas wants to empower patients with information about their well-being.<p>Scott Thomas earned his stripes in visual design—you probably recognize his work from the 2008 Obama campaign and the design of <i>Fast Company</i>‘s website—but he’s now heading into new territory: leading product design at the …

Product Design

Logo Design by Newrooera

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

The Windows 10 privacy issues you should know about

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake.<p>The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and …