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Behind the famous ‘36 questions that lead to love’ - Hack - triple j

We’re always told love is complex. Love is blind. Love hurts. Love will happen when you least expect it.<p>But what if falling in love is actually a …

Love

Harvard Professor Swaps Content For Connections In EdTech Strategy U-Turn

Professor Bharat Anand teaches digital strategy at Harvard Business School, yet when he came to co-developing the HBS digital education business (HBX) he fell headlong into the very trap he tells leaders to avoid. That is to say, the content trap.<p>In <i>The Content Trap</i> (Random House, 2016) Anand shows …

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How Mobile Technologies Are Innovating The On-Site Retail Experience

MIT research shows that over 80 percent of in-store shoppers first visit online<p>The increasingly mobile retail environment is changing consumer expectations about shopping experiences. At the same time, it is putting new tools in the hands of retailers to help them reach, engage, and ultimately …

How To Move From An Entrepreneur To Manager Or Fail

As a business advisor, I have too often seen technical entrepreneurs get a product or service off the ground with ease, but then struggle mightily when their business reaches a couple of million in annual sales, or the employee count grows beyond a handful. It’s at this stage that the job changes …

Entrepreneurship

Why People Analytics Is The Next Big Opportunity For Your Organization

This video is coming to you from Zurich, Switzerland, where I just finished meeting with a large financial institution to discuss the future of work and designing employee experiences. Without people analytics, it’s impossible to design any type of employee experiences since you need the data and …

Employment

The AI Bots Are About To Get Emotional

Straight out of science fiction, artificially intelligent machines could soon learn to mimic and manipulate human feelings<p>We already interact with artificial intelligence in our daily lives. Furby and Clippy were early forms; driverless cars and Facebook's chatbots pick up the mantle today. But if …

Follow These 27 Digital Marketing Teachers To Add Some Value In Your Life

Whether you’re a startup, business owner, beginner or expert in marketing who is looking for new marketing ideas and the right advice. You don’t need …

Scientists Caught 'Undead' Genes Coming Alive After Death

Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.<p>What really happens to us after death? Once a person stops breathing, and their heart ceases to pump blood, they're what doctors consider "clinically dead." On a biological level, the eventual decomposition of cells, organs, and brain tissue …

Mysterious earth mounds discovered by lasers at reveal hidden Cambodian cities of Angkor Wat

An extensive network of ancient cities has been discovered in the Cambodian jungle around the ruins of Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world.<p>Using ground penetrating lasers, scientists, researchers came back with high definition images of 12th century cities. Covering an extensive …

A Danish media agency that uses AI to make all its ad spend decisions is coming to the US to steal clients from the big holding companies

Blackwood Seven was founded in Copenhagen in 2013 but has now entered the US market, thanks to the acquisition of performance marketing agency Two Nil, which has a roster of clients including Dollar Shave Club, Groupon, Wix, Zillow, Blue Apron, and The Honest Company.<p>Speaking to Business Insider, …

Why Salespeople Need to Develop “Machine Intelligence”

Artificial intelligence (AI) is on quite a run, from Google’s AlphaGo, which earlier this year defeated Go world champion Lee Sedol four games to one, to Amazon’s Echo, the voice-activated digital assistant.<p>The trend is heating up the sales field as well, enabling entirely new ways of selling. …

Yoga Nidra: The Key to Better Sleep? | Goop

According to Ananda’s head of yoga, Kirit Thacker, one session of the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra, which means, “psychic sleep,” is equivalent to …

9 Jaw-Dropping Weight-Loss Transformations You Have to See to Believe

If these before-and-after photos don’t motivate you, nothing will<p>The following nine men transformed their bodies—and their lives. Read their stories and get inspired.<p>Then share your own transformation stories with <i>Men’s Health</i>.

The Neuroscience That's Turning Good Managers Into Great Leaders

A new book explains how to tap into empathy as a leader and not rely so much on spreadsheet-based analysis.<p>See if you can get your brain wrapped around this one.<p>Two researchers have written a book that claims there is a neuroscience to leadership, one that allows managers to move from "good" to …

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 30th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

Entertainment

New study reveals how a variety of companies can generate new revenue from asset tracking

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Zebra Technologies, a leading provider of devices and systems for asset tracking, released a white paper on how different industries can combine traditional asset tracking solutions …

Lazertouch projector turns any flat surface into a touchscreen Android tablet

Turning every conceivable surface into a touchscreen is a deeply held goal of the human race. We must not give up. We must not relent.<p>Lazertouch is a new, small-ish projector that just showed up on Indiegogo and promises to do exactly what we all crave so desperately: turn walls and tables and …

This New York Project Fuses Energy Microgrids With Blockchain Technology

A microgrid using TransActive Grid’s model could let you directly sell energy generated from your rooftop solar panels to your neighbor.<p>If in the future you find yourself selling your excess solar panel energy to your neighbor via secure blockchain, you’ll have one startup’s actions on President …

5 Ways to Stop Hair Loss In Its Tracks

Use this dermatologist-approved plan to slow the erosion of your hairline<p>Going bald is a common concern for many guys, and estimates show that roughly two-thirds of men will start losing their hair by their mid-30s. While some men might embrace the change and shave their heads, others may seek out …

hair loss

Siemens is building a swarm of robot spiders to 3D-print objects together

3D printing is still in its infancy, but it’s starting to show signs that it might revolutionize the way we manufacture products. That said, current technology won’t allow us to make anything larger than the printing machines themselves. Some smart people have suggested that we should look to …

Facebook's lead HR consultant explains how the company radically changed the way it trains managers

As a young manager in the early aughts, Lori Goler was profoundly impacted by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 management guide "First, Break All the Rules."<p>When she joined Facebook in 2008 as its head of HR, she decided to reach out to Buckingham through his consulting and software firm …

A leadership coach and bestselling author shares his favorite daily habit to start becoming a better person

She doesn't say much — she's really there to listen as Goldsmith reads off a list of 32 questions and answers.<p>Goldsmith is a leadership coach and the author of multiple books, including "What Got You Here Won't Get You There." He has been named multiple times to the Thinkers50 list of influential …

Self-improvement

Pinterest's 10 Most-Pinned Travel Destinations Will Give You a Serious Case of Wanderlust

We’re just a couple of months away from the official start of summer, which means it’s time to <i>actually</i> start planning something for all those …

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

Download Your Mind into Another Body? To No Longer Die Changes Everything

<b>Steven Kotler:</b> In the face of immortality, morality is going to radically change, right. We’ve evolved to die. Like for the entire history of life on …

How This Startup Coach Helps Founders Around The World Raise Millions

<i>This is the first “Master Class” in a new Geek Girl Rising series offering tips to female founders.</i><p><i>Win wallets first, then hearts.</i> – Andrea Barrica, 500 Startups<p>Andrea Barrica has seen thousands of pitches in her role as venture partner and “pitch coach” at 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley …

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

Startups

Measure your muscle and fat anywhere with Skulpt Chisel

The $99 device uses EIM to tell you how strong your muscles really are.<p>It can be hard to see progress when you're trying to get fit. Pounds don't fly …