Mandeep Aulakh

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Mind vs. Machine

In the race to build computers that can think like humans, the proving ground is the Turing Test—an annual battle between the world’s most advanced artificial-intelligence programs and ordinary people. The objective? To find out whether a computer can act “more human” than a person. In his own …

How to Start a Company for Less Than $10,000

The people behind these success stories started out with practically nothing. This is how they did it--and how you can, too.<p>If you think the only thing keeping you from entrepreneurial greatness is a killer VC pitch and a few million dollars in seed funding, we've got good news and bad news for …

Small Business

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

How to Invest in the Stock Market with just $100 every Month?

As passive investors, many of us including myself invest regularly on a monthly basis. Additionally, some of us are investing for long term goals …

The Thankful Gig Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur in the Gig Economy is challenging. But it’s getting easier. Gig entrepreneurs have a lot to be thankful for in 2014 and the future is even brighter. More people than ever are moving to entrepreneurship to have control over their careers and lifestyles. And that’s a good thing. …

Teaching Literary Analysis

To guide students toward discovering literature all on their own, the steps of this process need to be introduced in a simplified form. It's very …

Pedagogy

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

4 Reasons Successful Entrepreneurs Need Executive Assistants

As an entrepreneur, you put a great deal of thought in surrounding yourself with talented and dynamic people who add to the success of your business endeavors. The abilities and contributions of your team often determine the overall outcome of your project. Yet there is one position often …

Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking

Technology will eventually become self-aware and supersede humanity, says astrophysicist<p>The development of artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race, Professor Stephen Hawking has said.<p>The famous astrophysicist said he believed technology would eventually become self-aware and …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

The Connection Between Fear And Career Regret

Train your brain to react differently in those situations that cause fear and keep you from doing your best work.<p>How often has fear held you back from doing something you knew in your gut you should do? There’s a scientific explanation for that hesitation.<p>When we encounter a risky situation, our …