Eythor Kristleifsson

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A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

How I Stopped Hustling and Started Succeeding

If you think hustling all the time is required for success, you are mistaken.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an entrepreneur with a few profitable online businesses in the fitness industry. I also work on a strict 9-to-5 schedule to ensure that I spend plenty of …

Successful CEOs Use These 5 Hacks to Always Stay Productive

You don't always have to feel behind. Here's what it takes to get out of the perpetual cycle of busyness and stay two steps ahead.<p>It's no secret that startups are hard. To be successful, it can require unending mental and physical energy, superhuman patience, and a massive demand on the most …

Time Management

The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

University of California

Implement Algo Trading Strategies in Live Markets

<b>Webinar Date and Time</b><p>Wednesday, September 28, 2016<p>7:30 PM IST | 7:00 AM PT<p>Many quant traders and researchers prefer Python algorithmic trading these …

How to enter login information for a website from the linux command line

My internet connection is provided by the university. It is protected to a username/password combination. This means when I start up my computer, I …

15 Movies All Entrepreneurs Love

Regardless if you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about throwing in the white towel in regards to your 9-to-5 job, one of the best sources of …

Entrepreneurship

8 Open Source/Commercial Billing Platforms for Hosting Providers

If you run hosting business, one of the main components of your success, is a solution for sales automation. Needless to say, that finding the best …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

General Electric

1,500 scientists speak out on science's reproducibility crisis - ExtremeTech

1,500 scientists speak out on science’s reproducibility crisis<p>By on June 3, 2016 at 2:34 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

A Short History Of Deep Learning -- Everyone Should Read

Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech. Scientists have used deep learning algorithms with multiple processing layers (hence “deep”) …

Machine Learning

How This Entrepreneur Went From Getting Rejected by 200 Investors to Getting Funded in 56 Days

Raising money for your company is one of the hardest things you'll do. Learn these tips to ensure success.<p>Every entrepreneur hates raising money. Raising money is like being stuck in the Lincoln Tunnel on a weeknight just after the St Paddy's Day parade. Yes, that happened to me last week. Raising …

Venture Capital

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Inside Deep Dreams: How Google Made Its Computers Go Crazy

Why the neural net project creating wild visions has meaning for art, science, philosophy — and our view of reality<p>I gripped the desk and sagged …

I taught a computer to write like Engadget

That's my baby.<p>Raising a kid is the closest analog I've found to explain the pride and wonder I drew from training a neural network. But while my own son's development has taken years, I've been able to watch my artificial children mature in a matter of hours.<p>Neural networks are a type of machine …

PRESS RELEASE: BASECAMP VALUATION TOPS $100 BILLION AFTER BOLD VC INVESTMENT

CHICAGO — December 1, 2015–Basecamp is now a $100 billion dollar company, according to a group of investors who have agreed to purchase 0.000000001% …

My brightest years running a startup were the darkest ones for my family

My wife and I both worked at startups and were committed to our careers; we expected that we would both pursue our careers and raise our first child at the same time. To facilitate that, we found an amazing, energetic, full-time nanny. In fact, my wife went back to work just two weeks after our …

10 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

Maybe finding the entrepreneurial advice you need is as simple as watching TED Talks.<p>It's 2015, and it’s no secret that millions of Americans are excited about startup culture in the country and around the world. It’s hard not to be fascinated by the growing landscape of thousands of new lean …

Self-improvement

'Fake It Until You Make It' Rarely Pays Off For Entrepreneurs

We live in the world where “fake it until you make it” has become a commonplace behavior, especially for entrepreneurs. Startup founders in particular face incredible pressure to look like an overnight success, which can lead them down a dangerous path of deception. However, I’ve found that the …

Why Consciousness Exists: Douglas Rushkoff on Science, God, and the Purpose of Reality

What to make of the fact “that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his magnificent meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have</i> …

Consciousness

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship

How Two IT Guys Turned Their Love For Apple Products Into A Multi-Million Company

Flash forward 11 years to Tuesday. The company they founded together, JAMF Software, just raised $30 million from Summit Partners, its first second VC investment. (UPDATED: the company raised $3 million three years ago.)<p>In 2002, they were bucking the trend. Those were the days when most businesses …

The Idea That Saved My Company

Embattled hotelier Chip Conley found inspiration from an unlikely source: psychologist Abraham Maslow.<p>During the glory days of the dot-com boom, Chip Conley built Joie de Vivre, a chain of 17 boutique hotels in the Bay Area. Then came the tech bust, 9/11, the outbreak of SARS, and margin-crunching …

vivre

The religious faith of Richard Dawkins

Is Richard Dawkins religious? The obvious answer to many would be "no" since the principle basis of his notoriety is that he is perhaps the most …