Harsh Ganatra

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Meet the 12-year-old boy who makes games instead of going to school

Sam Smith is a 12-year-old game developer. That’s rather young, sure, but that’s not even the strangest part.<p>Sam makes games instead of going to school.<p>Spacepants is Sam’s latest game, available for $1 on iOS and Android devices. It’s a brutally tough “endless runner” — like Jetpack Joyride or …

10 amazing female singers you haven't heard of yet

Underrated female singer-songwriters that you need to know about<p><b>Rae Morris</b><p>Aged 21, <b>Morris</b> sings about the challenges of life and love with both rawness and a charming freshness: 'It’s happened again, I am stolen alive by my terrified side,' she sings in Way Back When. Her powerful voice flutters …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

These Are The 9 Hottest Startups In Los Angeles

Disney bought Maker Studios for $950 million, Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion, and Apple recently scooped up Beats for $3.2 billion. Meanwhile, ad tech startup Rubicon recently went public.<p>Throughout all of Los Angeles, there are 892 startups, according to an open source map called …

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Here's Why Amazon Is More Ruthless Than Walmart

The recent dustup between Amazon and publisher Hachette reminds us that retail is a brutal business — tough on employees, really hard on suppliers. …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

Spectacular Aerial Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Approximately 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa lies an island nation known as Mauritius that gives off the illusion of an underwater waterfall at the southwestern tip of the island. The visually deceiving impression, created in the water due to the runoff of sand and silt deposits, is …

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When to tweet, how to behave in a queue and the best way to deal with a troll : Sandi Toksvig's new etiquette guide

They are the conundrums of modern life: should you use your mobile phone at the supermarket checkout, can you ever “tweet” during a meal, and just how should you react when your teenage child comes home with a tattoo?<p>Thankfully, a new guide to twenty first century etiquette has all the answers. …

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Where to find your next read: Book recommendation sites you should know about

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Looking for new books to add to your summer reading list? You probably already know to check sources like …

How Jon Oringer became Silicon Alley's first billionaire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1002000/1002070_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524650921_1a3e03b457dfd935a480fae65c695bf7<p><b>Jon Oringer, 39, founded 10 companies before he hit on the idea for Shutterstock, the successful stock-photo website that has made him Silicon</b> …

Five Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Do

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’m breaking all the rules.<p>I’m at a silent retreat for the week. No …

Why Founders Fail: The Product CEO Paradox

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ben Horowitz is co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz. He was co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP, and ran several product divisions at Netscape. He serves on the board of companies such as Capriza, Foursquare, Jawbone, Lytro, Magnet,</i> …

How can I convert RAW files to JPEG?

A simple guide to converting unprocessed image files into JPEG format.<p>Is there a simple but effective program to convert RAW to JPEG?<p><i>Stanton D’Arcy, by email</i><p>RAW or unprocessed image files contain all of the information captured by a camera’s sensor chip. They can be very large, and strangely enough …

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Meet the innovators changing our world

Michael Hayman, co-founder of StartUp Britain, draws inspiration from six remarkable people who show what entrepreneurs can achieve .<p>"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”<p>That was the clarion call of the campaign that relaunched one of the 21st …

Entrepreneurship

Top Execs On The Power Of Good Mistakes

Mistakes–as long as they’re not thoughtless–can do your business more good than bad. You just need to make sure they’re the right kind of mistakes.<p>Who thinks creativity blossoms in an environment where mistakes are banned?<p>Not me, not you. Not anyone who wants to generate a steady flow of ideas in …

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How to look stylish this summer

<b>Summer – at last! But is there any way to look stylish in the summer?</b><p><i>Sadie, north London</i><p>I'll tell you one way not to look stylish, Sadie: by taking …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Konrad Kellen was a US defence analyst with a flamboyant past who knew how to listen. If only people had listened to him, the war in Vietnam might have ended much sooner than it did. http://bbc.in/1aiFW3m

The 2013 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

Using maths to explain the universe

LEONARD SUSSKIND is a professor of theoretical physics at Stanford University and director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics. He is …

Google: 'We are not in cahoots with the NSA'

Governments around the world should have clear rules and guidelines on what data they can and cannot collect in secret, Google's legal head has …

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