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Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Cryptocurrency insecurity: IOTA, BCash and too many more

Cryptocurrencies: a weird agglomerate of fascinating technology built by brilliant engineers; a whole new and potentially important form of economics; … and hype-machine puffed-up crazy-talk nonsense. So, as you might expect, they also combine state-of-the art resilient engineering and comical …

Bitcoin Cash

AI is more than just a Sputnik moment

David Ignatius’s Aug. 8 op-ed, “A Sputnik moment for our military,” argued that artificial intelligence advances of potential adversaries could overwhelm the United States’ “expensive, manned, hard-to-replace systems” such as aircraft carriers and other “legacy systems.” Russia’s launch of Sputnik …

Artificial Intelligence

Essential Tips and Tricks for Starting Machine Learning with Python

We describe some essential hacks and tricks for practicing machine learning with Python. Covers most important libraries, and the overall approach.

Machine Learning

Unmasking A.I.'s Bias Problem

<b>WHEN TAY MADE HER DEBUT</b> in March 2016, Microsoft had high hopes for the artificial intelligence–powered “social chatbot.” Like the automated, …

Artificial Intelligence

World class AI experts share what their favorite algorithm is

Credit: Mr. Nobody<p>From keeping our inboxes free from SPAM to mining your favorite cryptocurrencies, algorithms are all around us. While we feel like we’re drowning in an ocean of big data, clever algorithms are actually helping us to make sense of it all. And although these algorithms are ruling …

Artificial Intelligence

Google's Grand Plan To Make AI Accessible To Developers And Businesses

Artificial intelligence took center stage at Google’s annual user conference, Cloud Next 2018. The company made several announcements that make machine learning and artificial intelligence accessible to both developers and businesses.<p>One of the first announcements came in the form of Cloud AutoML, …

Machine Learning

AI And RPA Will Absolutely, Positively Threaten Your Job

If that headline fails to get your attention, there’s nothing about artificial intelligence (AI) or robotic process automation (RPA) that will shock or scare you. Will AI and RPA take your job and kill your career? It depends on what you do for a living, how old you are, where you live and your …

Artificial Intelligence

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

The Sooner You Get Your First AI Job, the Better for Your Career

Artificial intelligence is in its infancy. Businesses are eager to hire people who can help them adapt and then move ahead.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Artificial intelligence is already reshaping society as we know it in both business and consumer realms. Early use …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Ways To Grow Your Side Podcast Into A Six-Figure Business

At first glance, podcasting may not seem like the most enticing (or lucrative) side hustle idea.<p>After all, it clearly requires a fair amount of work and the right recording equipment just to get your podcast up and running. That combination of time and financial investment can be a lot to handle …

Need a Business Plan Template? Here Is Apple's 1981 Plan for the Mac.

If you want to write a business plan, Apple's plans for the Macintosh can help.<p>Business plans are often composed of four parts. There is typically an executive summary, a marketing plan, a management team description and a breakdown of company finances. When Apple's Joanna Hoffman created the …

Small Business

Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer

The workforce of the future is going to change significantly alongside new technologies. Virgin Founder Richard Branson believes these changes will benefit both workers and employers.<p>Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, …

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

Entrepreneurship

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

Startups

Israel may issue cryptocurrency to speed up payments

Some countries are treating cryptocurrencies as the bane of their existence, but that might not be true of Israel -- it might see the technology as a cure. <i>Reuters</i> sources have claimed that the Bank of Israel is considering issuing virtual currency in order to both build a "faster payments system" …

Want your company's share price to rocket? Simply add 'blockchain' to its name

Shares in an American drinks producer soared by almost 500pc on Thursday after it announced that it would be adding the word "Blockchain" to its name.<p>New York-based Long Island Iced Tea Corp said it will change its name to Long Blockchain Corp because its parent company is shifting its corporate …

Blockchain

AI is better at picking stocks than the stock market

One of the most notable success stories on Wall Street in 2017 isn’t exactly a human-interest story.<p>The AI Powered Equity, an exchange-traded fund …

Amazon unveils $250 AI camera and machine learning tools for businesses

Off-the-shelf artificial intelligence services to take on Google<p>Amazon wants companies to take advantage of artificial intelligence — and, more importantly, it wants to sell them the tools to do so.<p>Today, the online retailer’s business subsidiary, Amazon Web Services (AWS), unveiled a suite of new …

5 Of The Sectors Blockchain Is Currently Disrupting

It's so much more than the bitcoin.<p>Blockchain has been everywhere lately - and it's so much more than a few bitcoins.<p>It seems that everywhere you turn in the tech industry, someone is talking about the promise of blockchain technology and how it's going to change the world. Well, I'm here to tell …

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Bet Your Business On A Platform

The basic laws of business have not changed<p>Hertz is a nearly 100 year-old business valued at about $2 billion. Uber is an 8 year-old business valued at $50 billion. Marriott is a 90 year-old business, with hotels all over the world, and is valued at $39 billion, while AirBnB achieved a similar …

Innovation

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Entrepreneurship

Is Blockchain the next big thing in technology?

Credit: slightly_different<p>The Blockchain technology has been the talk of the town as both Bitcoin and Ethereum have risen in their value per token in the past few months.

Blockchain Technology Is Set to Disrupt Every Industry--and Music Is Next

Artists deserve more.<p>What is happening today with cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is how I imagine the dot-com gold rush in the 90s felt.<p>Since I was too young to experience those years (I was 5 years old), I am paying extra close attention to what is happening today. And for those that …

Incredible Real-World Applications Prove the IoT Is Here to Stay

Industrial accidents? Air pollution?Actionable change is already occurring on the business application side of the IoT.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) has its fans and skeptics, both of whom present their cases as to why it will or won’t …

Internet of Things

Y Combinator Has Gone Supernova

<b>If the casting director</b> of the TV show “Silicon Valley” were asked to produce a canonical example of an applicant to Y Combinator’s incubator …

Bill Gates and Digitization: Ahead of the Curve Yet Again

We are moving from the buzzword “Internet of Things” (IoT) to the term “digitization.” As a supply chain professional, the digitization I’m most interested in is the “digital supply chain.” The concept of the digital supply chain encompasses IoT, but also includes the idea that sensor data needs to …

Could This Firefighting Drone Be the Wave of the Future?

Aerones Ltd. believes they would be able to reach parts of high-rise buildings that conventional ladder trucks fall short of.<p>Aerones/Youtube<p>Max …

Element AI, a platform for companies to build AI solutions, raises $102M

The race for artificial intelligence technology is on, and while tech giants like Google and Facebook snap up top talent to build out their own AI-powered products, a new startup has just raised a huge round of funding to help the rest of us.<p>Element AI — a Montreal-based platform and incubator that …