Jason Paul

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Makr Shakr Nino Robotic Bartender

Add "bartender" to the list of professions in danger of succumbing to our robotic overlords. The Nino Robotic Bartender is the latest version of Makr …

Customers

You’re Not Just Imagining It. Your Job Is Absolute BS

If you voted for Bernie Sanders, have sea-punk green hair, and wear a pin declaring “Capitalism Is the Crisis,” you may already be familiar with …

Bernie Sanders

The 100 best movies on Netflix right now

We all know the feeling: desperately scanning through endless menus of Netflix choices, eyes glazing over, knowing that our impulsive thumbs are …

Microsoft to unveil new Surface Hub 2 displays in coming months

Microsoft is currently working on a second generation of its Surface Hub, the company’s giant 55- and 84-inch 4K smart displays. “Surface Hub created an entirely new device category and we’re thrilled with the strong momentum we have seen across the globe,” says a Microsoft spokesperson in a …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

The New Orleans Pop-Up Confronting White Diners With Their Privilege

<i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil Eats</i><i>.</i><p>“Give me 15 minutes and I’ll change your life.”<p>This was the caption on Tunde Wey’s Instagram post announcing a pop-up for the month of February in the Roux Carré outdoor food court in New Orleans.<p>The pop-up, which ends on March 4, is called Saartj, …

Income Inequality

‘Fonts In Use’ Identifies Typefaces Of Real-World Items For Your Inspiration

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left image via LunaseeStudios / Shutterstock.com, right screenshot via Fonts In Use<p><b>If you’re</b> in search of fonts for …

Here’s where millennials are moving

According to a new report by the Brookings Institution<p>As much as the term may seem overused, “millennials” certainly aren’t going anywhere.<p>A new report by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, The Millennial Generation: A Demographic Bridge to America’s Diverse Future, examines …

25 Valuable Quotes to Remember When You Feel Like You've Failed | Inc.com

When a little kid falls on their face, they might cry for a few seconds. But what do they do afterward? They don't just stay in the dirt. They get up and bounce back from the failure. You need to show that same resilience any time you fail as an adult. If you need some encouragement along the way, …

Motivation

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas | Inc.com

As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of 100, saw more change in her lifetime than I'd ever possibly see. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong because my future math was a few …

The Brilliant Strategy That 1 Entrepreneur Used to Turn $50,000 Into $1 Million (All Tax-Free) | Inc.com

I'm a CPA, not a financial advisor. But I'm the first point of contact for many of my clients. They'd rather ask me a financial question before they bounce it off their financial planner (if they have one).<p>Even though I don't give financial advice, I've seen many things over the years. I've had …

Retirement

Burger company stock soars after it mentions blockchain

As the bitcoin and blockchain craze continues to explode, nothing should really surprise us anymore. Yet there's news that a company that owns some …

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

7 Tools to Streamline Your Business Operations | Inc.com

When you're running your own business, every minute is valuable. You can't afford to waste any time. But with so much on your plate and limited hours in the day, how do you make sure everything gets done - and done right?<p>The success of your business depends on your business operations. In his …

Small Business

Makers of popular live trivia app HQ just gave Android users an early Christmas present

HQ, the addictive live trivia app, is finally coming to Android. No, really, it is. Well, it's at least about to come to Android.<p>The makers of HQ, …

Vacant storefronts are becoming more noticeable in the capital of consumption, as small retailers are being pushed out by wealthy investors<p>Walk down almost any major New York street – say Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower, or Madison Avenue from midtown to the Upper East Side. Perhaps venture down …

Real Estate

Yes, You Can Make Millions With This Insanely Simple Strategy (But Most Entrepreneurs Don't) | Inc.com

"Holy shit."<p>$1 million dollars in new sales from one single source. In just 10 months.<p>It was October 2016 when I found out that we hit jackpot.<p>And this golden mine was none other than Yelp, a popular consumer review site.<p>Now, most entrepreneurs kind of get that customer reviews are important for …

Yelp

4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

NYC Planning Labs ‘pushing the envelope’ with new ZoLa map

The city released a new web application Wednesday that will help make the lives of planners, builders and designers across the city significantly …

Micro Units That Come With a Lending Library

With a nod to the millions of New Yorkers who live alone, studio apartments of less than 400 feet are setting new standards for efficiency. Now tiny living has arrived at the Brooklyn Cultural District with Caesura, a mixed-used building developed by Jonathan Rose Companies. It is a project of New …

Advanture Van Conversions

It doesn't matter the model or year of your van — if you'd like to get more out of it, Advanture Van Conversions can help. Their base package …

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

3 Changes Retailers Need to Make to Survive

Few industries are being disrupted as drastically as the retail industry. Pioneers of new business models, such as Alibaba and Amazon, are launching innovations in rapid succession, such as voice ordering and real-time pricing, while simultaneously building scale and driving down costs. More retail …

The 20 Best Workplaces in Retail

A job in retail can be difficult work (whether it’s because of the customers, or because the customers wound up shopping online). But these 20 …

Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life

Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but its upcoming Noise-Masking Sleepbuds are making an unprecedented debut -- for Bose anyway. The company is preselling prototypes by way of an …

Audiophile

3 Excel Tricks Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Microsoft Excel is one of the most useful computer programs ever created. Need help with math? Excel has you covered. Mail merge? Excel’s got it. …

Allbirds Wool Runners

The colder it gets, the better a pair of Allbirds Wool Runners sound. That's because each pair is woven from superfine New Zealand merino wool, a …

Tech Is Transforming Our Spaces, And We’re Just Beginning To See How

Our smartphones have enabled us to do everything, everywhere–and our physical spaces are changing as a result, according to a comprehensive new survey by the architecture firm Gensler.<p>If you step inside a new boutique hotel’s lobby, you’ll probably see more people in the space who aren’t there for …

Mexico's New Action Sports Mecca

An hour south of Cancún along Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya has always been adventure-friendly—the perfect base camp from which to kayak in sea coves, explore Mayan ruins, and swim in cenotes. And now, thanks to the opening of Woodward Riviera Maya, a …

Surf Travel Just Got Easier with a Board-Ready Backpack

It’s one of those inventions that makes you wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?”<p>For years, surfers have awkwardly tiptoed through crowds and tight spaces with our surfboards held to our sides. We held our breath and spun around to avoid bumping into people, all the while chafing our armpits on …

Backpacking