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9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch

By Elisabeth BehrmannElisabeth Behrmann, Jack FarchyJack Farchy and Sam DodgeSam Dodge<p>When BMW AG revealed it was designing electric versions of its …

Electric Vehicles

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

What is the blockchain? WIRED explains

It’s got stiff competition, but ‘blockchain’ might just be the tech buzzword <i>de jour</i>. Want to make your startup sound like it’s much more …

Blockchain

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

eCommerce

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

A radical startup has invented the world’s first zero-emissions fossil-fuel power plant

Houston, Texas<p>From the top of the Sam Houston Ship Channel Bridge, more than 50 meters (160 ft) above Buffalo Bayou, in every direction you look, you can see huge oil tankers, massive piles of coal, and uncountable smokestacks. This small corner of Houston is home to some of the world’s most …

Fossil Fuels

Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap

Hydrogen-powered vehicles are slowly hitting the streets, but although it's a clean and plentiful fuel source, a lack of infrastructure for mass …

Motion Design: Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

The WWW (Wonderful Women at Wednesday Studio) invited Eze Matteo to collaborate animating some bits of this piece for Ted that explains why …

Solar power making perfect water from the air – for your house

ZeroMassWater has developed a solar panel kit – “Source” – that uses its electricity to draw water from the atmosphere. The kit delivers up to 5 liters (1.3 gallons) of pure water per day in optimal locations. The unit can be installed and integrated into a regular house.<p>“Our vision is perfect …

Why Your Marketing Results Are Not Living Up to Expectations

For many years, businesses have been talking about the need to develop systems to tie every aspect of marketing together from developing marketing communications through recording sales and providing after-sale customer service.<p>The problem is that very few have invested the resources to develop …

Marketing

How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies?<p>The notion occurred to me roughly a decade ago, after spending years as a reporter and interviewing C.E.O.s about many of the expected things: their growth plans, the competition, the …

Leadership

Google’s DeepMind achieves machine learning breakthroughs at a terrifying pace

It’s time to add “AI research” to the list of things that machines can do better than humans. Google’s Alpha Go, the computer that beat the world’s greatest human go player, just lost to a version of itself that’s never had a single human lesson.<p>Google is making progress in the field of machine …

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

Machine Learning

You Can Be Successful Without Loving Your Product

Yes, passion is a requirement. But you don't necessarily have to be passionate about the product you sell.<p><i>Do you need passion to be a successful entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Business Strategy

14 Noteworthy Social Ventures Looking To Scale

The Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University runs the GSBI Accelerator for social entrepreneurs from around the world. The ten-month program culminates in a few weeks on campus in Silicon Valley, ending with a traditional entrepreneurial demo day. The Center hosted me so …

Salesforce

Valuation And The Case Of False Precision

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about leadership issues from a millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>In 2014, a recent round of funding had valued Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone company and supposed wunderkind, at $45 …

Venture Capital

9 Smart Design Ideas I'd Love To Have At Home

I have been living in the Swiss city of Basel for some time now. Just a few months ago, I moved from a student dorm to an unfurnished flat with two friends, and went through the complete ordeal of furniture hunting,planning,transporting it and setting it all up.I think by the end of it all, we …

Time I

Scientists Possibly Find "Revolutionary" Fifth Force of Nature

Physicists appear to be on the verge of a tremendous discovery. While examining an anomaly reported by a 2015 study on dark matter, a research team …

Physics
Women's News (India)

Next Level Cool: Fresh Ideas for Projects to Do with Washi Tape

(Image credit: Solebich)<p>Washi tape is that ubiquitous Japanese masking tape that has taken the design world by storm. It seems almost <i>too</i> simple — …

Chemicals

China's Suit Maker Redcollar Blazes Trail For Mass Made-To-Measure

A custom made suit has long been a desirable wardrobe choice for people seeking a more sophisticated look, but intense manual craftsmanship, from taking measurements to the last stitch for refitting, has made it a luxury for the mass consumers.<p>There are some good news for those unwilling to …

Manufacturing

The young entrepreneur with big plans but 'still has to do homework'

<b>Most 12-year-olds are worrying about their maths homework and trying to fit in with other kids their age, but Henry Patterson does this as well as running a successful online business.</b><p>Henry, from Bedford, started his business, Not Before Tea, when he was nine. He began by selling sweets, but soon …

Entrepreneurship

10 New Design Books You Need To Read Before Summer Ends

From coffee-table tomes to glossy monographs–and one of the most talked about comics this year.<p>It’s late July: School is out, the heat is oppressive, and summer vacation-brain is imminent. It’s a great time to catch up on your reading, and luckily there are plenty of new books out this summer for …

Books

How To Choose A Domain Name

One decision you'll have to live with for a long time is the domain name of your website. You may have some ideas, but what should you keep in mind …

4 Groundbreaking Market Strategies to Skyrocket Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many companies invest heavily to perfect their product development process, hoping the result will entice customers to buy. But most entrepreneurs overlook market trends that could attract more customers and sustain their sales.<p>When it …

Customers

The Dramatic Rise (And Fall) Of Xiaomi

Once China’s biggest smartphone vendor, Xiaomi is now in decline. What can it possibly do to make a comeback?<p>Never had a Chinese domestic phone achieved such dizzying heights of success before Xiaomi came along. The smartphone vendor sold over 61 million phones in China in 2014, beating the …

Mobile

10 Marketing Terms Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Bounce Rate. Calls to Action. Lead magnet. Inbound Marketing. What do these terms have in common? They’re all marketing terms you will likely come …