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HBO's 'Silicon Valley': The Problem With Taking Yourself Too Seriously | Inc.com

Last night, HBO premiered <i>Silicon Valley</i>, the highly anticipated new comedy series from Mike Judge.<p>The show follows an introverted, Zuckerbergish computer programmer named Richard, who creates an algorithm in his spare time while working for the tech giant, Hooli (think Google). As fate would have …

Why Hiring Summer Interns Is Like March Madness

Here are five ways that candidates from less prestigious colleges almost always trump their peers from "elite" schools.<p>In my company's annual summer internship hiring madness, candidates from "mid-majors" such as The University of South Carolina, SUNY Oneonta, Trinity University, and the University …

College & University

100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.<p>There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would …

Leadership

5 Surprising Truths About Content Marketing for Brand Building

Build brand recognition and authority with these pro content marketing tips.<p>With consumer demand for custom content greater than ever, it’s mission critical that brands get their content house in order. We hear a lot about tracking, conversion and assigning a proper value to content, but using it …

Marketing

Finding The Courage to Go After Your Dream (And Live Your Truth)

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>I hate hearing that I'm brave.<p>Thanks to a boob cancer diagnosis at age 33 - not even 3 years ago - I've heard it a lot.<p>I didn't feel that way on the inside though. Instead, I felt that I was just dealing the hand I was dealt. I saw my …

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Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …

What It's Like to Be One of the First 10 Employees at a Successful Startup

<i>If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, you don't ask what seat. You just get on.</i><p>This advice from Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is one of …

Google Thinks It Can Replace Passwords With Inaudible Sounds Only Your Phone Can Hear

The company lets your phone "listen" to a web site, and the confirmation of the unique inaudible sound confirms it's you trying to get access, not a hacker in a remote location.<p>You'd never need a password again — just hold your phone near your computer.<p>Cult of Android explains it best:<p>Here's how …

Google buys sound authentication firm SlickLogin

<b>Google has acquired SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves.</b><p>It works by playing a uniquely generated, nearly-silent sound through computer speakers, which is picked up by an app on the user's smartphone.<p>The app …

The Open Office: Friend or Foe To Startup Success?

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of Open Me and Ciplex, and is a columnist for Inc, Forbes, and LinkedIn.</i><p>Is your open office floorplan killing your employees? A recent article in The New Yorker took a hard-hitting look at the open office trend to take stock if the concept was a good or bad idea.<p>The …

Postcard For iPhone Lets You Post To Any Social Network At Once, Even Your Own Website

A new application, Postcard, launching today, will help you cross-post to various social media websites, but with a few unique twists. Unlike similar tools, this “Swiss Army Knife” of an app lets you set any one social network, or even your own website, as the content’s host. So, for example, if …

Personalized Fitness Startup Sessions Acquired By MyFitnessPal

Sessions, the behavioral health startup that launched out of the Rock Health startup incubator in June 2012, has been acquired by MyFitnessPal for an undisclosed sum. This is MyFitnessPal’s first acquisition.<p>The three-person Sessions team will be joining MyFitnessPal in San Francisco this month. …

12-year-old startup Meetup brings on new investors, including Ev Williams and Tony Hsieh

12 years into the game, Meetup, a network of local groups, has closed a secondary round from three key investors.<p>This round, according to co-founder and chief financial officer Brendan McGovern, “was kept small” and raised for the purpose of allowing 10 to 15 current and former employees to …

Samba Offers A New Video Messaging App That Records Your Friends’ Reactions

Thanks to Facebook’s $19 billion WhatsApp acquisition yesterday, the tech industry is going to be on the lookout for the next great mobile messaging app. With fortuitous timing, a new mobile video messaging app called Samba is debuting today – and, no, they didn’t move up the launch to take …

Camera+ iPhone app adds 16×9 widescreen shooting mode, improved filters & editing

The popular Camera+ iPhone app from developers tap tap tap was updated today with a number of new features and improvements. On top of a “a bunch of refinements to The Lab” and photo editing, the app gains a new BOOST feature for setting filters to 200% intensity and widescreen 16×9 shooting mode. …

WhatsApp is Huge But Not Dominant Like You May Think

In case you missed it, Facebook has agreed to buy WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging app, in a deal worth as much as $19 billion.<p>With 450 million active users each month and 1 million new sign-ups per day, there is no doubt that WhatsApp will increase Facebook’s reach in emerging markets …

Find Your Ideal Business in 5 Simple Steps

The dream isn't out of reach if you're willing to follow these steps.<p><b>Define your dream:</b> <b>Write down your goals.</b> Have you ever gone to a grocery store without knowing what you want to buy? Chances are you always have a list with you, at least a mental one. Your dream business demands similar action. …

Why You Should Embrace Your Creative Blocks

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>In his TED talk, Phil Hansen shares how his physical limitations ultimately became the source of his greatest creativity.<p>This idea of limitations as a creative source is a time-honored one, well understood by anyone who's ever created to a …