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Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better

This article is part of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils.<p><i>For more information watch the What If: Privacy Becomes a Luxury Good?</i> …

World Economic Forum

Michelle Obama Just Explained How to Be Successful in 6 Short Words

The former first lady is known for her pithy and inspirational comments. This time she outdid herself.<p>Michelle Obama has a history of making pithy, inspirational remarks. Earlier today, the former first lady spoke at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. During that speech she encapsulated …

Michelle Obama

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Does Backflips Now and It's Full-Tilt Insane

Atlas, the hulking humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics, now does backflips. I’ll repeat that. It’s a hulking humanoid that does backflips.<p>Check out …

Robots

4 Ways Companies Can Reach Millennials With A Message Of Sustainability

Millennials are a diverse demographic, and their focus is about as widespread. While they change the channel during commercials half or even a quarter as often as members of older generations, the 18- to 34-year-old demographic is typically splitting focus between multiple devices at the same time. …

Sustainability

Bangkok Based Sansiri Is On A Mission To Create A Global Lifestyle Of Cool

Srettha Thavisin is President of Thailand’s largest real estate developer, Sansiri. The seasoned executive towers at over six feet tall, with a lithe build and chic, but smart, style. His voice is clear, his eyes are focused, he is well-presented but hardly uptight and his power is palpable even …

Innovation

Guy Kawasaki – “jump to the next curve”

In this video Guy Kawasaki shares how to make waves, and drive breakthrough innovation.<b>Catherine Moulds</b> – Great empowering video. I like learning …

Guy Kawasaki

The Resume is Dead, Says This Hiring Expert

The business world is evolving in a direction where the resume isn't always necessary, and certainly not the best method a company has for evaluating a potential hire.<p>Absolutely no one enjoys making a resume. It's a painful time-suck to come up with the best language with which to sell yourself, …

Employment

3 Essential Strategies to Help You Master Public Speaking

Take control of your fears and your self-confidence will soar.<p>The dreaded day is drawing nearer. Agreeing to the public speaking event that's looming up on your calendar now seems like the most stupid thing you ever did. It's one of your weak spots, so why on earth did you agree to it?Just thinking …

Self-confidence

Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work

A technology-stimulated, connected, and accelerated marketplace is generating different roles and additional skills requirements for us as workers. The traditional model of completing our lifelong education needs <i>before</i> we enter the workforce is now obsolete. On-the-job experience must now be …

Learning

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait

Cutting your employees some slack could be just the thing they need to increase their effectiveness.<p>Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally …

Emotional Intelligence

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

List-Worthy

Science Says the Best Managers Do These 6 Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

Employment

Nvidia CEO: Gaming will be huge, but so will AI and data center businesses

Nvidia reported a stellar quarter for the three months ended October 31. Nvidia had $2.6 billion in revenue in the quarter, and $1.5 billion of it came from graphics chips for gaming PCs. But the company’s investment in artificial intelligence chips is paying off, with data center growing beyond …

Nvidia

Automating my job taught me that robots aren’t as scary as we think

I learned that robots could do my job just as I was about to graduate from college, in 2010. My university’s computer science department had created a new class for journalists during my senior year, and I had enrolled in a last-ditch effort to acquire marketable skills.<p>At that point, my classmates …

Intelligence

Focusing on What 90% of Businesses Do Now Is a Big Mistake

Andrew Winston is founder of Winston Eco-Strategies and an adviser to leading companies on how they can navigate and profit from solving humanity’s …

MIT

Resilience to phishing attacks is failing to improve

The bad guys use phishing because it works, and it works because it exploits weaknesses in human psychology and organisational culture. We won't fix …

Information Security

Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain

Cybersecurity workers are in high demand, and the security industry may face a shortage of close to two million qualified personnel by 2022. That’s concerning giving the increasing number of cyber attacks we’re witnessing. But what’s more concerning is that, according to recent research I …

The Workplace

Don’t Make a Journey Map: 9 archetypes of good / bad, and how to decide what to use

This is a rough transcript of my Big Design conference talk <i>Don’t Make a Journey Map: when good tools go bad</i>.<p>Expectation setting<p>This is not going to …

Customer Experience

Cognitive bias cheat sheet

Information overload, lack of meaning, the need to act fast, and how to know what needs to be remembered for later.<p>Great, how am I supposed to …

10 Lessons I Learned From YCombinator’s Startup School

I recently completed the first online version of <b>Startup School</b> through the heralded <b>YCombinator</b>(YC). I can honestly say I loved every minute of it.<p>The …

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sale amassed $25.3 billion, doubling 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales combined

A decade ago, November 11th was a tongue-in-cheek cultural “celebration” of single people in China. In 2009, retailer Alibaba turned the day into the country’s version of Black Friday — and eight years later, sales from the Chinese e-commerce event has more than doubled those from Black Friday and …

eCommerce

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman reveals what it was like building PayPal with Elon Musk and Peter Thiel and what it takes to make an $26.2 billion company

• <b>Reid Hoffman is the billionaire cofounder of LinkedIn and served as its CEO for four years.</b>• <b><br>He's also an investing partner at Greylock Partners.</b>• <b><br>Hoffman was on the early executive team at PayPal and created web-based social networks in the 1990s.</b><p>People talk about Reid Hoffman as a philosopher of …

Silicon Valley

Actual Reasons I’d Like to Add You to My Professional Network on LinkedIn

We went to high school together. You might not remember me—I was a freshman when you were a senior. I was kind of weird back then, ha ha, but I’m older now and also went to college!<p>I’m a headhunter from the opposite coast. I don’t want to reach out at the moment about an opportunity, per se, but …

Networking

This is the Age of "Big Data." And It’s Changing Everything.

<i>Futurism only supports companies that we like and trust. Springboard is one of those companies. We may collect a share of the sales from the items</i> …

Big Data

OOO – out of office

“OUT OF OFFICE”, or OOO messages. We are living in a globally connected world, where urgent matters are not followed up through mail. At least I …

Mobile

XY marketplace – connecting the brightest minds to the biggest problems

<b>Talented people want to work on meaningful things – come join XY Marketplace for project-based work that solves global challenges</b><p>OUTNR.’s <b>Corey Glick</b> …

Innovation

Why a Gen-X CEO Hired a Millennial to Help Him Keep a Learning Mindset

At age 41, I am where I want to be in my career: running my own sales-training business, with enough clients lined up that I can probably live comfortably for the next several years. But I’m in trouble. Every Gen Xer is.<p>Younger generations are quickly taking over the workforce. They’re also …

M-learning

Furniture That Changes to Fit Your Life - DIF 2017

Katrine Hesseldahl<p>Co-founder and CEO<p>Katrine is a product designer educated from The Royal College of Art, London. Katrine brings experience and …

Furniture

Jeff Bezos teaches his kids math with a strategy that's made Chinese and Singaporean students the best in the world — but it's unusual in the US

• <b>Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos use an approach called Singapore math to teach their kids mathematics.</b>• <b><br>It's used predominantly in South Asia.</b>• <b><br>Singaporean students outperformed those from all other countries on a math exam in 2015.</b><p>Jeff Bezos, the Amazon CEO and richest person in the world, has amassed his …

Mathematics