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The Isolating Life of Parenting a Potential Psychopath

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what do you do when the village shuns you?<p>Parenting a child with conduct disorder is the loneliest thing I know. Conduct disorder (CD) is a diagnosis given to children who have an ongoing pattern of troubling antisocial behavior. The definitions are …

Go Here Not There: Five Brilliant Alternatives To Expensive Destinations...

Goodbye, pushy tourists…<p>Social media has changed the world more than anyone could’ve ever fathomed. It’s not only turned tragically cat obsessed …

The Top 4 Reasons Startups Fail, According to 14 International Accelerators

The only mystery about startup failure is why founders keep making the same mistakes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As speakers, advisers and trainers in the entrepreneurial space, we’ve been particularly excited by our December survey of the principles of 14 …

How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

Remote communication isn’t always easy. Do you recognize yourself in any of these examples?<p><i>At 10 p.m., a corporate lawyer gets a text from a colleague and wonders (not for the first time) if there’s a protocol about work-related texts after a certain hour.</i><p><i>After a long and liquid client dinner, an</i> …

What Is Strategic Agility?

As I suggested here and here, the subject of Strategic Agility is important because it’s central to the key business issue: how to make money from Agile? If the Agile movement is only about creating great workplaces for software developers (also important!) but doesn’t generate better business …

Entrepreneurship

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Career Development

Israeli serial startup stars of blockchain tech return with QEDit, a zero-knowledge proof diligence tool

Leveraging some “mind boggling math” introduced as an update onto the Ethereum blockchain only a few months ago, QEDit is launching its product on our Battlefield stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin.<p>The company, which takes its name from the Latin phrase <i>quod erat demonstrandum</i> (which was what would …

Lunera turns lights into an “ambient cloud” of distributed Linux servers

Docker support + location tracking mesh = plug-in backbone for all the networked things.<p>The Internet of Things is a powerful concept, especially in …

MIT CSAIL research offers a fully automated way to peer inside neural nets

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has devised a way to look inside neural networks and shed some light on how they’re actually making decisions. The new process is a fully automated version of the system the research team behind it presented two years ago, which employed human …

We Are at the Dawn of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Still Be Able to Compete?

A shift from disrupting markets to tackling grand challenges.<p>I recently appeared as a guest on Wharton Professor David Robertson's radio show, <i>Innovation Navigation</i>. David is an old pro and recently published an excellent new book on innovation, <i>The Power of Little Ideas</i>, so it was an interesting, …

The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

AIG teams with IBM to use blockchain for 'smart' insurance policy

(Reuters) - Insurer American International Group Inc has partnered with International Business Machines Corp to develop a “smart” insurance policy that uses blockchain to manage complex international coverage, the companies said on Wednesday.<p>A man walks past the American International Group (AIG) …

AIG

How AI knocks down roadblocks for the auto insurance market

The insurance industry is a catch-22.<p>On the one hand, it is a customer-facing landscape, and there is marginal room for error due to the scope of the business. On the other, a vast amount of customer data, usually logged manually by humans, must be accounted for and analyzed. According to Experian, …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

Self-driving cars could create a massive new $7 trillion economy

The race to create self-driving cars is on—but what happens when they’re everywhere and nobody has to drive?<p>That could lead to a “passenger economy” …

Do Robo-Advisors Have a Place in Insurance?

To solve a problem, these founders turned to a 30-year-old answer.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When my co-founder and I were fleshing out the foundation of PolicyGenius, we knew our goal was to bring the insurance-buying process -- from education to shopping to …

A smart home mega sensor can track what goes on in a room

The concept digests all environmental data in a space to trigger IoT routines.<p>Creating a smart home currently requires either linking every connected device one-by-one or adding sensor tags to old appliances to make a cohesive IoT network, but there might be an easier way. Researchers at Carnegie …

Norton Rose Fulbright looks at the future of blockchain-automated insurance

The global law firm has released its second chapter on DLT technology, focused on the insurance industry.<p>Insurance requires the sharing of lots of …

Catastrophic Property Risks? There's a Blockchain for That

Defending against the uncertainties of the future is expensive.<p>Today, a network of insurance companies exists to insure the insurance companies that …

South Korea is Ready to Test Blockchain, Selects Insurance Company For Pilot Experiments

Kyobo Life, one of the largest insurance providers in the country, was selected by the South Korean government as the major operator of its …

Top 6 Hotels Under £50 In London To Stay In

Here are very budget friendly top 6 Hotels under £50 in London, which are perfect for solo travellers, groups and families travelling to the city who …

10 Secrets of the Louvre, The World's Most Visited Museum

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>For many people all over the world, a visit to the Louvre is a major bucket list item during a …