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Watch a young Steve Jobs explain why most professional managers are “bozos”

Nobody ever accused Steve Jobs of lacking strong opinions.<p>In a video posted to YouTube, a young Jobs talks candidly about his approach to management and leadership. As the founder of Apple, and the guiding force who transformed it from emerging upstart to one of the world’s most innovative and …

Recruitment

Gorgeous Cosplayer from Spain 'Juby Headshot' is Turning Heads

Cosplay Spotlight – Juby Headshot<p><b>ALL IMAGES COURTESY:</b> Oriol Lamiel Photography<p>Here at COGconnected, we have a huge appreciation for talented …

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

College & University

Model embraces her ‘rolls, cellulite varicose veins and all’

La’Tecia Thomas wants you to embrace your body — but knows all too well it can be a difficult point to get to.<p>In her early 20s, the 27-year-old model …

This smart window uses electricity to quickly change from clear to dark

Bright news.<p>In a world where even mundane devices like water bottles and toothbrushes have become smart and connected, it’s easy to scoff at yet another attempt at smartifying practical gadgets. But new technology for smart windows, described today in the journal <i>Joule</i>, might actually be an …

Columbia University

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness

Want to improve your success in life and business? The results of this study will show you how.<p>Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After …

Scientists implanted rodents with lab-grown human ‘mini brains,’ and that’s not even the scary part

Stem cell research has been a hotly debated issue for years already, but groundbreaking work utilizing stem-cell-grown human brain tissue is about to …

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San Francisco tenants win $3.5M in wrongful eviction case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A landlord has been ordered to pay $3.5 million to a San Francisco couple after a jury ruled they were wrongfully evicted from …

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

Real Estate

One of the most successful Kickstarter projects of all time is now on Amazon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon When you think about successful Kickstarters, card games or movie reboots probably come to mind, not showering systems.<p>But Nebia …

Tim Cook

Roofstock, a marketplace for single-family homes with tenants, just closed on $35 million in new funding

Roofstock is a two-year-old, Oakland, Ca.-based marketplace for buyers and sellers of single-family homes that have tenants residing in them. The rather specific idea behind it is appealing on a couple of levels, including because both institutional and retail investors can buy and sell homes …

Elon Musk Promises A Transport Revolution With New Rocket (And This Time It's On Earth)

Any two points on earth would be within reach in under an hour if Elon Musk is able to pull off the plans he laid out Friday. The billionaire believes a new reusable SpaceX rocket he intends to build — the BFR — has the potential to launch communities to Mars, as well as reshaping transportation …

A new website lets you design custom maps of anywhere in the world — and the results are undeniably cool

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Grafomap<p>I've lived in my current apartment for six months, and I still have yet to find wall art my partner and I both like enough to hang …

A pair of investing startups are in a public spat about the future of real-estate investing

Silicon Valley and Wall Street are crowded with startups promising small investors better returns and new ways to access markets like real-estate.<p>Now, a disagreement between two of these companies has broken out into the open. The long and short of their squabble has to do with one question: when …

Investing

How A New Programming Language Created By Four Scientists Now Used By The World's Biggest Companies

There’s diversity in the world of programming languages, and often, the problem for mathematicians, researchers and data scientists is to find a single language that suits practically any task at hand.<p>To avoid the difficulties, co-founders of a Bengaluru and U.S.-based startup, Julia Computing, …

University of California

Cummins Beats Tesla To The Punch And Introduces An All-Electric Heavy-Duty Truck

With Tesla purportedly gearing up to introduce an all-electric semi next month, diesel engine supplier Cummins took some of the automaker’s buzz away …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

Tesla

5 Effects Hyperloop Transport Will Have on Cities

During a Reddit AMA on Tuesday, engineers from Hyperloop One described how the spread of ultra-fast hyperloop will dramatically change our cities in …

How this bikini babe makes $170K a year on Instagram

Thanks to her nearly 8 million followers on Instagram, this curvy bikini babe is making bank.<p>Abigail Ratchford, 25, has come a long way from her days …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Demonstrated the Perfect Way to Respond to an Insult

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when one audience member took a shot at him. What happens next is remarkable.<p>We live in a world where the insult has become the weapon of choice.<p>Internet trolls use them to get us riled up.<p>Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, …

Florida teens who recorded drowning man will not be charged in his death

<b>(CNN) —</b> A group of Florida teens who taunted a drowning man while filming his death from afar will not be criminally charged, according to police.<p>In the more than two-minute long video, the five teen boys -- who are between the ages of 14 and 16 -- can be heard laughing as the man struggles to stay …

Crime

The man who helps Apple and Microsoft create irresistible products explains how to find your own million-dollar idea

His company counts the who's who of global brands as clients — Apple, Bank of America, IKEA and Microsoft (to name a few). Who knows who he works with under strict non-disclosure.<p>He recently sat down with Bobby Ghoshal and Jared Erondu with the podcast High Resolution.<p>During the podcast, he shares …

Bank of America

Utah man pleads not guilty in multimillion-dollar drug case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with running a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring out of a suburban Salt Lake City basement pleaded not …

Corruption

Chicken Piccata With Lemon and Parsley

Use small chicken breasts, chicken tenders, or larger chicken breasts cut in strips in this recipe. Add capers to the sauce for the classic lemony …

Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last)

Is it possible to engineer the perfect boss? Google was up to the task, and found data that will forever change the keys to getting promoted.<p>Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret …

Employment

Is The Proudly-Weird Culture Of Tony Hsieh's Zappos Also Its Customer Service Secret?

<i>It’s indisputable that Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who sports a mohawk and lives in a trailer park of his own design, lets his weirdness flag fly. (Zappos’ Core Principle #3, in fact, is “Create Fun and A Little Weirdness.”) But the secret of Zappos’ customer service success lies elsewhere, I’d argue,</i> …

Classic Beer Can Chicken

This quick, easy method of roasting a chicken yields a crispy skin and tender moist interior. You may never roast a chicken in the oven again!<p>It's …

Baked Lemon Chicken With Garlic

This lemon chicken is flavored with garlic, fresh lemon juice, zest, and a little thyme. It's an easy and rewarding dish with bright, bold flavor. A …