Chih Hao Chen

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Mark Zuckerberg Delivers His Secret for Happiness at the Harvard Commencement | Inc.com

When Mark Zuckerberg gave the 2017 commencement address on Thursday at his alma mater, Harvard, there was some irony. He was introduced with the title "doctor," the result of the honorary doctorate he just received. But Zuckerberg never graduated, as he dropped out after a couple of years to putter …

Mark Zuckerberg

Startup unveils new open-source electric and self-driving car platform

Earlier this year, OSVehicle, an Italia and Silicon Valley-based company backed by YCombinator, unveiled an interesting new $12,000 open-source hardware platform to develop electric vehicles.<p>The idea is that the automotive industry has always been capital-intensive and that an open platform could …

The story of a Harvard PhD with a chronic illness will help you pinpoint how you should be spending your time every day

On a micro level, this is pretty obvious: If you spend the entire morning answering emails, you definitely won't have that project report ready by noon.<p>On a macro level, this logic is harder to internalize: You probably can't be a top-notch mom, manager, community board member, yogi, <i>and</i> musician. …

Make Your Bed

• <b>Author:</b> William H. Mcraven<p>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER<p>BASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 10 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE<i><br>If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.</i><p>On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at …

Raspberry Pi is merging with a coding foundation

Raspberry Pi's credit card-sized computers have helped kickstart a coding revolution. Thanks to their low cost, major companies like Google and VMWare have distributed thousands of the DIY boards to children all over the world in the hope that it'll inspire the next generation of computer …

The Two Words That Successful Entrepreneurs Never Use | Inc.com

You launched your new company. Excited at first, you charged at this new challenge headlong. You worked on your new project for a few months when you hit your first roadblock. Then the next, and the next and of course the next.<p>Now success seems further away than ever. Your motivation is waning. …

Entrepreneurship

All heck breaks loose in Toronto's housing bubble

Canada's largest alternative mortgage lender, Home Capital Group, which focuses on new immigrants and subprime borrowers turned down by the banks, is melting down after a run on its deposits that crushed its funding sources. The industry is worried about contagion.<p>At the same time, the provincial …

The newest $1 billion startup is this at-home cycling company

At-home exercise has always been a weird — but lucrative — market. Why do you think you've seen Bowflex commercials for the past three decades?<p>And …

7 books that taught me how to code

As you might read in my recent post - coding without Google - I've started learning to program mostly from books. In the beginning, I read them from …

Forget Supersonic. Hypersonic Is the U.S. Military’s New Speed

In the future, military dominance will depend partly on how fast you can fly and how quickly you can get into space. That’s one of the guiding …

Blockchain consortium R3 raises $107 million

People may well remember 2017 as the year that blockchain broke.<p>After years of development and flickering just outside of mainstream consciousness and acceptance, record high prices for the most popular blockchain-based cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and newcomer Ethereum and an embrace of the …

I became a self-made millionaire and retired by 37 — here are 9 truths that will help you reach financial independence faster

Some random guy from the internet emailed me wanting to meet up. This happens more than you think, and usually I'd say no because saying no to everything was the only way to protect my time so I could focus on my goals in life.<p>But now that I have my time back I'm starting to say yes. So we meet up …

The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer

On May 23, Hound Labs, an Oakland-based startup that makes a breathalyzer for marijuana, announced a new $8.1 million round of funding led by Benchmark Capital. In the past, the Silicon Valley venture firm made early bets on Uber, Snap, Dropbox, and WeWork, among other technology giants.<p>Founded in …

Cannabis

Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wave.<p>Andwhile Ford is looking to catch up to the leaders in autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturing, …

Blockchain

5 things I had to give up to be successful

There's an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life.<p>No matter what you're trying to accomplish, you'll have to give up something in order to make it happen.<p>When I asked people on Facebook what they had given up to get something else they wanted, I got about 60 answers.<p><i>Even if you get what</i> …

How I went from zero to San Francisco software engineer in 12 months

One year ago, I was working part-time as a route setter at a rock climbing gym in Tennessee. Today I’m working as a software engineer at a cyber-security startup in San Francisco.<p>My journey to this point has been unforgettable and life-changing. And yet as challenging as everything was, I think …

San Francisco

Sheryl Sandberg Researched How to Raise Resilient Kids. Here's What She Found | Inc.com

No kid should have to go through what Sandberg's two school-aged kids faced when their father died suddenly of a cardiac arrhythmia. But at least a few good things came out of the horrifying loss experienced by the Sandberg family.<p>First, Sandberg teamed up with Wharton psychologist Adam Grant to …

Parenting

The 1 Striking Difference Between a Successful Morning Routine and a Failing One | Inc.com

Effective morning routines come down to a very simple question. The problem is that most people don't ask themselves this question in the first place. It's the same issue with goal-setting, and our inherent knack (and love) for setting goals that sound lofty, important, valid, even appreciated by …

Time Management

Coding In The Age Of Code Components

This is the age of code components. Web, React, Angular, Vue, and even Node components are the building blocks of pretty much everything these …

These Entrepreneurs Won't Mind If You Copy Their Best Growth Strategies

Behind every high-growth business, there is a stroke of a genius kind of idea that put the wheels in motion.<p>If you talk to any entrepreneur, they’ll tell you that a great business idea without a tangible growth plan is worth as much as a car with an empty gas tank. You won’t get far. In fact, you …

Making Time for Learning Will Make You Healthier, Richer, and More Popular | Inc.com

If you're looking for reasons to make time in your busy schedule to keep learning, there's no shortage of possibilities. First and foremost, perhaps, is that you'll be in great company. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey all set aside dedicated time to learn new things each week. Look …

Bill Gates

How to Help Your Kid Succeed in a Dual-Language Program

Parent involvement is an important element for success in a dual-language program. We have some tips on ways you can help your child.<p>When it came time to decide our child's educational future, the choices were overwhelming: Private school, charter school, public school, or homeschool (at least we …

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

This Man Discovered The #1 Success Secret After Interviewing 1,500 Entrepreneurs

Let’s say you had the chance to interview 1,500+ successful entrepreneurs. And what if you were trying to discover the one key success secret they all have in common? Would you be excited to know the answer? And what do you think you’d find?<p>Meet John Lee Dumas, who has done exactly that. After …

Self-improvement

This cyborg insect could bring big advances In medical care

Scientists look to flying animals — birds, bats and insects — for inspiration when they design airborne drones. But researchers are also investigating how to use technology to interact with, and even guide, animals as they fly, enhancing the unique adaptations that allow them to take to the air.<p>To …

InterAct

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Epic! Gives Kids Unlimited Access to a Massive Library of Children's Books

Giving kids the power to choose what they read is a great way to get them reading more. The Epic! app gives kids 12 and under access to over 20,000 …

Kids

Studies Say You Can Improve Your Brain (and Become a Better Entrepreneur) | Inc.com

If you're an entrepreneur your brain is already wired differently. Research shows that founder entrepreneurs think differently when it comes to recognizing and choosing opportunities. Studies also show that entrepreneurs demonstrate a higher tolerance for risk because of the way their brains …

Humanity