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亞馬遜CEO 傑夫.貝佐斯:選擇,比天賦更重要

(建議直接從 6:00 開始觀看,英文原文可參考普林斯頓大學官網)<p>在我還是一個孩子的時候,我的夏天總是在德州祖父母的農場中度過。我幫忙修理風車,為牛接種疫苗,也做其它家務。<p>每天下午,我們都會看肥皂劇,尤其是「我們的歲月」。我的祖父母參加了一個房車俱樂部,那是一群駕駛Airstream拖掛型房車的人們 …

Staying Focused on Your Startup: How to Build Habits That Stick

Maybe we’re tired of the crusty baby-boomers’ business model, or maybe we just have more resources and technology available to us. Whatever the …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook Employee No. 30 On The Big Fears Entrepreneurs Face–And How To Get Past Them

You’re going to fail. No, you need to fail. Here’s how to do it, and still crush your goals.<p>When people aren’t asking me whether I’m still an eligible bachelor or why I got fired from Facebook, they’re asking me how I’ve bounced back from my many failures (gee, thanks!) and how I started a …

Thinking of Starting a Business? Print Profits in 3-D Printing

From prosthetic limbs to funky jewelry, the advent of 3-D printing has brought huge opportunities.<p>Imagine you hit a button on your printer, and out emerges a prototype of a prosthetic leg or a component for a space shuttle. The moment has arrived, and it means big things for 3-D printing companies. …

3D Printing

Education data startup BrightBytes raises $2.5 million Series A

BrightBytes, a San Francisco-based education analytics company, has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding, led by ed-tech-focused venture capital …

Google logic: why Google does the things it does the way it does

<i>Michael Mace is co-founder of Zekira, and author of Map The Future, a book on how to create better business strategies. He was previously chief</i> …

Dropbox Has A Master Plan To End The Hard Drive As We Know It

This week it lured 500 programmers to San Francisco for its first-ever developer conference, reports Wired's Robert McMillan.<p>It's hoping to convince them to write apps that use Dropbox as their storage system.<p>It's ultimate goal is a lofty one.<p>"We are replacing the hard drive," Dropbox CEO Drew …

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Entrepreneurship

New APIs in iOS 7 Allow Developers to Detect Blinking and Smiling in Photos

In addition to a complete redesign and a slew of new features, Apple's iOS 7 offers a number of APIs for developers, including several camera improvements like zoom capabilities for video.<p>According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, iOS 7 beta 2, which debuted yesterday, added a new function that allows developers to …

Apple Highlights iOS 7 Features for Business and Education Users

As noted by <i>The Verge</i>, Apple has launched a new page on its website highlighting some of the features in iOS 7 targeted at business users.<p>iOS 7 provides enhanced security, powerful new ways to configure and deploy devices at scale, and features to help businesses purchase, distribute, and manage …

iOS 7 Installs Hit All-Time High for Beta Software

According to mobile publishing company Onswipe (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) adoption of Apple's iOS 7 beta software is ramping up faster than for previous versions.<p>For example, after the iOS 6 beta was released to developers on June 11, 2012, Onswipe noted two weeks later that 0.25% of mobile devices that …

Thousands of apps committing ‘appicide’ — and the numbers are growing

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Helpshift.</i><p>Every day, millions of us around the world are affected by “appicide”: mobile apps forcing users to delete them by failing to provide a superior mobile experience. In fact, research shows that only 3 out of 10 of us on average will keep a mobile app on …