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Visual Inspector is a designer-friendly complement to Chrome's DevTools

Chrome’s DevTools is an essential component in any web developer or designer’s toolkit. It lets you modify, debug, and experiment with almost any element of a website’s front end. However, you could make the argument that it’s a little bloated, and some users would be best served by something more …

AdHawk aims to take the complexity out of Facebook and Google advertising

After more than a year in beta testing, AdHawk has opened its doors to all advertisers.<p>The company helps businesses manage their Facebook and Google advertising campaigns. It’s a world that co-founders Todd Saunders (AdHawk’s CEO) and Dan Pratt (its COO) know well, having formerly worked on the …

AdWords

Banking On Nostalgia: How Ban.do Figured Out What Millennial Women Want

The multimillion-dollar brand is winning over the most coveted demographic by creating bold, optimistic products that remind customers of their childhoods.<p>When I was in high school, one of my favorite late-summer rituals was going to the stationery store with my mom to buy a planner for the new …

Saks Fifth Avenue

What Designers Can Learn From The Museum Of Failure (Yes, It Exists)

“I just got sick and tired of all these success stories,” says the museum’s founder. “We glorify success so much, but at the expense of demonizing failure.”<p>Just a six-hour train ride south of Stockholm in the town of Helsingborg, Sweden, there’s a little gallery with an abnormal mission. Instead of …

Google Glass

Career site Workey raises $8M to replace headhunters with artificial intelligence

One of the ways companies fill their ranks with good employees is by scouting “passive talent,” or people who aren’t currently looking for new jobs but might be convinced with the right offer. This usually takes hours of networking, but a Tel Aviv-headquartered startup called Workey uses artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers Unleash Database of Atari Gameplay to Teach A.I.

In humanity’s latest blunder to unwittingly help A.I. take over the world, machine learning researchers have now made 45 hours of video game replays …

Machine Learning

How to Invest in Venture Capital

Can ordinary investors play in the same league with big institutions? Here's how it works.<p>Venture capital is the lifeblood of new business …

I figured out the secret to gaining confidence after being rejected

Once in high school, I was talking about a recent rejection with one of my teachers. She had helped me try to achieve a goal, and despite her thinking I deserved it, I didn't make it. I was telling her that I'd seemed to be getting rejected from things more than most people I know did, but that I …

Self-help

New York rent comparison: What $5,000/month gets you right now

See what $5,000/month rents you in neighborhoods like Bed-Stuy, Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and more<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!</i> …

7 Historic Changes That Have Transformed the Future Of Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship

Marc Andreessen explains how self-driving cars could create a bunch of American jobs

It’s all about what comes next.<p>Self-driving cars and trucks will cost millions of American jobs, right?<p>No, poses Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and early web pioneer.<p>Speaking at the <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California, Andreessen argued …

Autonomous Cars

Robots, Pizza, And Sensory Overload: The Chuck E. Cheese Origin Story

A 40th-anniversary tribute to Nolan Bushnell’s improbable restaurant chain, which combined raucous high-tech entertainment, arcade games, and kid-oriented food into something altogether new.<p>In May 1977, a new pizza place opened for business in San Jose, California. At the time, calling it “unique” …

New Jersey

How to Convince People to Invest In Your Startup

Recently, I rode the Amtrak across America, visiting 12 cities coast to coast. In each city, I met dozens of entrepreneurs — credible, legit …

Crowd Funding

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss too Early in Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How I Finally Organized My Messy Inbox with Sortd

GIF<p>I’ve tried dozens of solutions to clean up my inbox, and so far, the Sortd Chrome extension comes closest to helping me use and organize email the …

Resolving the Paradox of Group Creativity

Researchers have been studying creativity for more than 150 years, yet it still remains elusive. We’re not much closer to understanding what it is exactly that sparks unique ideas. One reason for this lack of insight may be that so much research has looked at the wrong things. Until quite recently, …

Creativity

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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CEOs

This wireless exec turned senator is leading the fight for workers of the Uber economy

As a VC and early investor in wireless technology, he helped start the company that became Nextel, invested in hundreds of other startups, and has an estimated net worth over $200 million.<p>But the Democrat from Virginia is worried about the state of capitalism today.<p>"I worry that capitalism is not …

Silicon Valley

This might be the best advice for stock market investors going into 2016

With the stock market basically flat for the year, it's easy to think that now's an opportunity to cash out of the market and get back in after the next sell-off occurs.<p>Unfortunately, markets are not that predictable. And while it doesn't feel good to lose money when the market falls, it isn't …

Stock Markets

How We Got off the Addiction to Venture Capital and Created Our Own Way to Profits

This is the exact headline I wrote in my head 18 months ago.<p>I didn’t know at that time if I would ever get to really write it but we made an insidery …

New York City

The Painful Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

19 hard things you need to do to be successful

You have to do the hard things.<p>The things that no one else is doing.<p>The things that scare you.<p>The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you.<p>Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016 | Inc.com

As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've got you covered.<p>Our most-watched videos in 2015 feature some of the biggest names in business describing the secrets they've …

Entrepreneurship

A top VC firm just put together a stunning presentation on the state of startups

A top NYC VC firm, First Round Capital, decided to poll more than 500 founders what it's like and, in an industry first, release data on the state of the startup industry, which they've let us republish in full here.<p>Here's how startups are feeling about everything from raising money (pessimistic) …

Venture Capital

Fresh Insights From Clayton Christensen On Disruptive Innovation

Following the publication in this month’s Harvard Business Review of the article “What Is Disruptive Innovation?” by Clayton Christensen, Michael Raynor and Rory McDonald, I talked with Clayton about the evolving thinking on disruptive innovation.<p><b>Steve Denning</b>: I was inspired by your call at the …

Innovation

6 Life Changing Tips To Stay Motivated

In order to truly become great and make our dreams into realities we have to cultivate superior levels of consistent motivation. This type of …

Motivation

Hostmaker raises $2 million for its Airbnb housekeeping service

Hostmaker founder Nakul Sharma and his wife Deepti Sharma, who is head of Hostmaker Managed Homes.YouTube/Hostmaker<p>Hostmaker, a platform that helps Airbnb hosts manage their visits, has raised $2 million (£1.3 million) in venture capital funding.<p>The seed funding round, announced in a press release, …

Hospitality

7 Wine or Spirit Gifts for Every Personality Type

F&W’s Ray Isle suggests a wine or spirit gift for every type of partygoer.<p><b>The Hipster</b><br>Choose a pet-nat (pétillant naturel), a low-tech, ancient style …

Sparkling Wine

What Chefs Actually Eat After They've Been Drinking

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist</i><p>Because under-the-influence eating is a universal truth that no one is immune to, we asked several great chefs around the country to give us the scoop on what they eat after they imbibe. They may be known for their culinary capacities, but even folks …

Eggs