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Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

Chocolate Avocado Bread

Avocado is a healthy fat so naturally we wanted to see if we could use avocado in place of the fat in our favorite zucchini bread. Now that there's …

Food

Finally Stop Procrastinating With These 4 Simple Steps

Jeff Rose breaks down the main reasons we all procrastinate -- and what is waiting for us when we get things done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you frequently putting things off until the last minute? You may be a procrastinator. This sort of behavior is …

Thought Leadership

6 Sheet Pan Breakfasts You Can Make for a Morning Crowd

Chrissy Teigen's recent announcement about her love of sheet pan meals made waves on the internet. Everyone, it turns out, loves sheet pan meals for …

Google Is Offering Free Career-Prep Courses to Help You Get a Job

A new partnership with Udacity will allow anyone to brush up on their resume writing, interviewing and other related skills.<p>Access to information via Google has always been free, thanks to its ad-revenue based model. But lately, it's been sharing a wealth of knowledge beyond Search, offering …

MOOCs

How to Use Psychology to Get Investors to Close When You Want Them to

Deadlines can trigger FOMO and FOMO can trigger signing the papers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The night before Demo Day, my co-founder and I were sitting in a drab hotel room next to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Deciding that the extra …

Investing

Is Fear Stopping You From Achieving Your Goals? Overcome it by Understanding These 3 Principles

Fear can have a paralyzing effect on our lives. However, by understanding the cause of fear you can overcome blocks to progress and achieve your dreams.<p>At certain points in life, everyone experiences fear. But as a businessperson, you must learn how to understand and cope with your fear. Better …

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

3 Public Speaking Tips You've Probably Never Thought About

Does the thought of public speaking make you break out into a cold sweat? These tips will help you ditch the fear and connect with your audience. ​<p>If you Google "public speaking tips," you'll find a plethora of articles on the subject. Some are helpful, but others ... not so much. So, how do you …

Warning signal on US borrowing costs is a red herring | Financial Times

Perhaps because it reflexively takes us back to an unhappier time, there’s a strong sense of disquiet about the rising gap between the dollar Libor …

The 3 Tricks That Made AlphaGo Zero Work

There were many advances in Deep Learning and AI in 2017, but few generated as much publicity and interest as DeepMind’s AlphaGo Zero. This program …

The web is dying, but mesh networks could save it

My previous article, <i>The web began dying in 2014, here’s how</i>, raised much more awareness than I thought it would. Many people found it to be an insightful analysis of the web under the control of tech giants, but the article ended without providing anything positive to hold on to.<p>I actually have …

Peer-to-peer

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Why 2018 could be the year for Europe's next $100bn tech firm

Thriving technology ecosystems need three key elements: an abundance of great entrepreneurs; talented teams to support them; and investors covering …

Venture Capital

Microsoft releases quantum computing development kit preview

At the Microsoft Ignite Conference in September, Microsoft let it be known it was going to be a player in the future of quantum computing, and today the company took another step toward that goal when it released a preview of its quantum computing development kit.<p>The kit includes all of the pieces …

Quantum Physics

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

Two Google alums just raised $60M to rethink documents

When you open a Google doc or a spreadsheet, you get a blank spreadsheet and some documentation as to what you can do with it — and that’s pretty much where we’ve been for quite some time.<p>But two MIT graduates, coming in from Microsoft and Google, have built up a team that for the past three years …

Atomic, a startup studio backed by Peter Thiel, ups its ambitions

Atomic isn’t a household brand, but Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen know it fairly intimately. The two billionaire investors, along with the venture firm Felicis Ventures, were among the earliest investors in the four-year-old, San Francisco-based startup studio, which closed its debut fund with …

Venture Capital

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

This Planned Electric Three-Wheeler Looks Fantastic And Has A Novel Solution For Charging

I get emails about concepts and proposals and grand automotive schemes all the time. It’s pretty rare that any of them actually come to fruition. But …

AI analyzes spacetime distortions 10 million times faster than current methods

by Dom Galeon September 3, 2017 Future Society 9535<p>A Fraction of a Second<p>Gravitational lensing is a curious phenomenon. Not only does it demonstrate …

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

Quantum Computing

This 23-year-old just closed her second fund — which is focused on aging — with $22 million

Laura Deming is not your typical venture capitalist. Then again, she isn’t typical in many ways.<p>For starters, the 23-year-old, New Zealand native was home schooled, developing along the way a love of math and physics and, perhaps most interestingly, the biology of aging. In fact, she became so …

Kinetica scores $50 million Series A for super-charged in-memory database solution

Kinetica’s roots as a company go back to a 2009 consulting project for U.S. intelligence services. When they couldn’t find a solution on the market to meet the strict demands of the army and NSA to track terrorists in real time, they decided to build one. Today, it’s an in-memory database solution …

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Electric Vehicles

Coursera’s new skill search could do for learning what Netflix did for TV

Coursera has emerged as a formidable competitor in the online education space, racking up 24 million registered learners with access to 1,900 courses. But with that growth in volume comes new challenges. With so much content, it’s difficult for users to find the videos they need. Today, Coursera is …

Machine Learning

Inside The R&D Lab Where Uber Is Building “The City Of The Future”

The Advanced Technologies Group Center in Pittsburgh, where Uber is building autonomous cars, is a gleaming white vision of the future.<p>Self-driving cars are no longer a far-flung prophecy; they’re descending upon our roads, dominating conversations about the future of mobility, and becoming a …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …