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Dear Camera Makers, Please Bring Back the Compact Film Camera

Over the past several years, I have watched as the prices for compact film cameras have steadily increased into the sort of price ranges usually …

Cameras

HOW TO MAKE FEAR YOUR SLAVE

Dear friend, I have a proposal for you in life — make fear your slave. I. FEAR tells us what we want to do A lot of what we are afraid of is what we …

Barack Obama Shares His Lessons Learned on Leadership and Power

The power and responsibilities of the U.S. presidency are unique and unmatched—only 44 people have ever had the job. On Tuesday, former President …

Why India Is A Better Investment Bet Than China

China may be the world’s largest emerging economy, beating India in many economic and financial indicators. But India is beating China in an indicator that matters the most to emerging market investing: financial market development. This means that India is less prone to a financial crisis than …

German Journalist Who Interviewed Syrian ISIS Daesh Commander: US Providing Weapons to Terrorists | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Last month, German journalist Jurgen Todenhofer, the first Western journalist to be given access to Daesh (ISIS) controlled territory, conducted an</i> …

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak dismisses AI concerns raised by Stephen Hawking and Nick Bostrom

But Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak told Business Insider in an interview this week that he's not concerned about AI. At least, not anymore. He said he reversed his thinking on AI for several reasons.<p>"One being that Moore's Law isn't going to make those machines smart enough to think really the way a …

What Yahoo's Fate Says About Twitter's Future

This morning Verizon (vz), the proud new owner of Yahoo Answers, among other assets, reports its second-quarter financials. Verizon’s acquisition of …

Verizon Buys Yahoo: A Moment of Silence Please, for an Internet Pioneer

Long before there was virtually everything else on the Web, there was Yahoo.<p>Friends, Romans, Inc.com readers: I come to praise Yahoo, not to bury it.<p>Verizon announced this morning that it has reached a deal to buy another of the true Internet pioneers.<p>If you're over say, 35, I'm going to bet that …

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10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement

China-led group targets Starwood; tops Marriott offer

(Reuters) - China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co has challenged Marriott International Inc’s (MAR.O) merger with U.S. hotel operator Starwood with a $12.8 billion cash offer, burnishing its credentials as one of China’s top corporate acquirers.<p>The non-binding bid, unveiled on Monday, just days after …

IT

The Worst Question You Can Ask a Woman at Work

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

#GIRLBOSS

• <b>Author:</b> Sophia Amoruso<p><b>In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called “Lean In for misfits,” Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.</b><br>Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and …

Trump: The Art of the Deal

• <b>Author:</b> Donald Trump & Tony Schwartz<p><b>President Donald J. Trump lays out his professional and personal worldview in this classic work—a firsthand account of the rise of America’s foremost deal-maker.</b><p><i>“I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: If you’re going to be thinking anyway,</i> …

14 books that inspired Steve Jobs

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

Literature

The 10 most important things in the world right now

1. Hungary has made it a crime to cross or damage the razor-wire fence it has built along its Serbian border, closing off a key entry point for tens of thousands of migrants into the European Union.<p><b>2.</b> Migrants are looking for new routes into Western Europe after Hungary sealed its border, with many …

Cloud-based smartphone hits $1M on Kickstarter -- double the original goal

The call of a cloud-based smartphone is proving irresistible for some.<p>Startup Nextbit, which reached its Kickstarter funding goal of $500,000 on its first day, said late Tuesday that it has now raised more than twice that amount. After hitting its original goal two weeks ago, the company had …

Apple CEO Tim Cook on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

He even let Siri pose the final question.<p>Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook brought his soft Alabama drawl and courtly Southern demeanor to the late-night talk show circuit, doing a celebrity turn on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”<p>The Apple executive, who last week presented Apple’s new product …

Tim Cook

Japanese Artist Creates Delicate Watercolor Paintings of Fish Every Week

Tokyo-based artist Yusei Nagashima has been fascinated by fish since he was a child, so it's no wonder that the aquatic creatures have become the sole focus of his beautifully detailed watercolor paintings. Every Friday for the past three years, Nagashima has posted a new illustration of fish on …

Here's How You Can Actually Travel The World Without Quitting Your Job

The world's your office now. Boom.

Five Stupid Rules That Drive Great Employees Away

It is hard to unlearn the messages that we have heard repeated since we were children. One of them is “Business is a stiff and formal place. To be human and spontaneous is fun, but it isn’t professional!”<p>Some organizations understand the connection between passion and performance, but a lot of them …

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