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Waze now tells you when to leave, thanks to its new Planned Drives feature

Turn-by-turn navigation application Waze announced this morning a handy new feature that will make it easier for those who are planning to drive to an upcoming appointment, meeting or other important trip: Waze Planned Drives. The option allows you to tell the app when you need to reach your …

Sensor Size, Perspective and Depth of Field

A few months ago we wrote an extensive article on sensor crop factors and equivalence. In that post we covered several topics: the history of the …

Cameras

A Harvard psychologist says there's a personality trait that's just as important as charisma and is easier to develop

Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, and Martin Luther King Jr. had the ability to captivate and inspire their audiences the way few other leaders could.<p>Yet Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy says there's a personality trait that's just as important as charisma — and it's considerably easier to develop.<p>That …

How To Use A Book Club To Turn Your Startup Into A Learning Machine

Dmitry Koltunov Contributor<p>Dmitry Koltunov is a co-founder and the CTO of ALICE.<p>For me and my co-founders, building our first tech company from the ground up has been both an exhilarating and humbling process. Coming from a corporate background, we had limited experience in scaling a business — and …

These Are The Coolest Products From 2015

It's been a great year for gadgets.

Crowd Funding

30 essential books for business, marketing and social media

Most everything I’ve learned (and continue to learn) about marketing and the web has come via the inspiration and example of others—reading amazing blogs, learning from great content, and diving deep into favorite books.<p>I’d love to share, in particular, <b>the books that have been most influential to</b> …

British engineers invent system to take control of rogue drones

Defence group Selex ES uses military technology to build system capable of taking control of remote-control aircraft<p>A defence shield which takes control of rogue drones that could be used in terrorist attacks or by criminals to smuggle drugs has been developed by British engineers.<p>Researchers at …

How to master a Reddit AMA

Reddit is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and since its launch, it’s become one of the most dominant social platforms out there. (The site boasts more than 16 billion upvotes, over 36 million user accounts, and more than 850,000 subreddits!) Arguably, one of the more popular subreddits …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

Washing Machines

7 Classic Sci-fi Books That Billionaire Entrepreneurs Love | Inc.com

I've previously posted the (mostly non-fiction) books recommended by Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Sir Richard Branson.<p>As I've complied those lists, I've noticed that a handful of science fiction titles kept popping up. Here are …

Science Fiction

This is how to motivate creative teams

An early-80s baby, I was among the first Millennials. Yet, when I entered the workforce, we were already a hot topic. Business magazines published article after article extolling our virtues— creativity and technological know-how — and outlining the challenges managers would face when attempting to …

Employee Engagement

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Top 5 Classic Novels About Business | Inc.com

While I was researching my post on the odd hobbies of famous entrepreneurs, I ran across the tidbit that the ceiling of the library in Bill Gates's home features an engraved quote from The Great Gatsby.<p>After reading this, it occurred to me that favorite classic novels seem to be about business, …

Literature

Paparazzi-proof clothing that's embedded with reflective glass

<b>(WIRED) —</b> "Hey Liz, do you have an iPhone? Turn on the flash, and take a picture."<p>The directive comes from Steven Wheeler, a senior designer at online clothing company Betabrand.<p>We're at the company's San Francisco headquarters in a little room in back of their retail front that functions as the …

Kim Jong-un

Military team offer James Bond-style immersive getawaysImmersive experiences have been big business for a few years now

Immersive experiences have been big business for a few years now. Thrill seekers in the UK can be chased by zombies and their French counterparts can even pay to be kidnapped by Ultime Réalité. The latest offering in the field comes from London-based Special Operations Agency, who offer participants James Bond-style adventures complete with special forces and secret service training. <b>READ MORE…</b>

25 New Photoshop Free PSD Files for Designers

Fresh and useful Photoshop freebies for commercial purpose. <b>Free PSD Files</b> are fully editable with smart objects, created by professional graphic …

Graphic Design

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

11 Secrets for a Winning Cold Call | Inc.com

Cold calling is a labor-intensive way to get sales leads into your pipeline. In addition, people don't like to be cold called, so you're at a disadvantage from square one. If you can, build your business with referrals. Even sales emails are preferable.<p>However, if you're determined to "dial for …

Public Speaking

How Will FAA Drone Regulations Impact Small Businesses?

As small businesses anxiously await the FAA’s rules for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), many are fearful that the rules may force them to leave the market or abandon plans to enter the market. Colin Snow, a drone industry analyst surveyed small businesses in the middle of last year and …

Unmanned Aircraft

Facebook Unveils Facebook At Work, Lets Businesses Create Their Own Social Networks

About six months ago, we reported that Facebook was working on a new product aimed squarely at the enterprise market under the working title, “FB@Work.” Now that product is officially coming to light: today the company is launching new iOS and Android apps called “Facebook At Work,” along with a …

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Entrepreneur

8 Books That Will Help Any Technical Entrepreneur | Inc.com

As serial technical entrepreneurs, Laura Smoliar and Ted Hou have had plenty of occasions to figure out what they don't know. One way to fill the gaps: Good books. At a talk earlier this month hosted by Columbia Startup Lab, the duo presented their list of best books for entrepreneurs, with a …

Entrepreneurship

The 9 Most Electrifying Energy Stories Of 2014

This is the year renewable energy got interesting.<p>Want more of Co.Exist’s best stories of 2014? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Most-Read Stories<br>• Photos<br>• Infographics<br>• Lists<br>• Videos<br>• Maps<br>• Buildings<br>• Robots<br>• Transportation<br>• Bikes<br>• Food<br>• Collaborative …

Fossil Fuels

Cyber Security Resources to Protect You from Hackers

After the recent spate of online intrusions, it’s become more important than ever to safeguard yourself on the Web.<p>Whether you want to protect your personal browsing activity and identity from hackers, or build a bulletproof site or app, be sure to check out our best deals for cyber security …

5 Remarkably Powerful Habits of Great Leaders | Inc.com

There are literally millions of leaders, in all sorts of organizations, all around the globe. While some run businesses, others lead nonprofits and government offices and agencies. Regardless of the type of organization, however, <i>great</i> leaders all share certain habits in common. And these habits …

Leadership

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

4 Mental Skills Every Business Leader Needs | Inc.com

It takes a lot of smarts to run a small business, but not just any smarts. Four specific mental skills, or "intelligences" will help make any entrepreneur more successful, according to Valeh Nazemoff, a management consultant and author of <i>The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind</i>.<p>"These …

Small Business

10 predictions for content marketing in 2015

If 2014 was the year content became the connective thread for all marketing, 2015 is poised to be the year that brands actually understand their …

12 tools and resources that prove there’s never been a better time to start your own business

<i>Selina Ife is living her dream working for a tech company in Melbourne, Australia. In recent years, she has focused on optimizing communication</i> …