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Emotionally Intelligent Advice From an 80-Year-Old Man

Number 32: Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you.<p>From time to time, I come across a list of life lessons "as described by an 80-year-old man." They've been widely shared online, and maybe you've seen them pop up in your social feeds.<p>As I read them again recently, I …

Self-help

AI Is Transforming Healthcare as We Know It. Here's a Look at the Future -- and the Opportunities for Entrepreneurs.

Artificial intelligence companies are taking on the health industry with big results for consumers. Here are the pros, cons and potential business opportunities.<p>7 min read<p>Try to conceptualize all the medical knowledge in the world. How many books would it fill? How many topics would it cover? How …

Artificial Intelligence

The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare within AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including …

Digital Health

$200 Bln UnitedHealth Group Unveils First Blockchain Foray

US healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group has partnered to use Blockchain to keep records up to date, a statement confirms April 2.<p>Under a new joint …

Health Care

Preventive healthcare sector to hit $106 b in 4 years

Growth driven by the affluent class

Startups

Big Data, Predictive Analytics Major Boon for Physician Practices

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Estimates are as high as $125 billion lost by physician offices annually due to billing claim denials and difficulty in navigating the billing and collections maze.(1) Due to the immense burden put upon them, many physicians are selling their …

Big Data

How This Female Founder Is Making The Healthcare Industry More Accessible

Julia Cheek started her company to create a better solution for a problem she faced. In 2015, Cheek was working in consulting when she started to feel sick and spent six months going to specialists who ran a variety of lab tests to find out why she wasn’t feeling well. “I never got the results and …

Health Care Industry

FDA clears device that lets paraplegics walk again

A device designed by a quadriplegic Israeli entrepreneur to increase his own mobility, and in use already to get wounded U.S. military personnel up and walking again, has won clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for broad marketing in the United States.<p>The ReWalk system is sometimes …

Woman Who Sought Secret Meeting for Trump and Putin Is Charged as Russian Agent

WASHINGTON — A Russian woman who tried to broker a secret meeting between Donald J. Trump and the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin, during the 2016 presidential campaign was charged Monday and accused of working with Americans to carry out a secret Russian effort to influence American …

Donald Trump

10 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurial Graduates

Take command of your success with these essential reads.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new class of graduates are entering the workforce, and many are doing it on their own terms. Unlike previous generations, a large percentage of this "internet generation" …

Entrepreneurship

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth's electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

Insects

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

Synthetic Diamonds Lead Princeton Team to Quantum Computing Breakthrough

Natural diamonds didn't work, so they made their own from scratch.<p>Storing quantum bits of information, or qubits, is a lot harder than storing …

Quantum Physics

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

Two Harvard alums built a payment app so people can pay for rent, tuition, and even taxes with a credit card

Move over Venmo and Apple Pay— there's a new payment app in town and it's called Plastiq.<p>"Plastiq is bill pay with benefits," cofounder Eliot Buchanan told Business Insider. "Our service makes it possible for business owners and savvy consumers to use a credit card for virtually any expense that …

Personal Finance

Self-Made Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Ray Dalio Attribute Their Success to This 1 Surprising Trait

Principles matter more than you think.<p>Think about industry heavyweights such as Amazon. What's their secret sauce?<p>Well, there's always a great leader behind these businesses. We know that much. They have rockstar employees as well, and they consistently deliver a tremendous amount of value to their …

Jeff Bezos

"Finding Your Passion" Is an Ineffective Way to Live Your Life, Say Scientists

So much for eat, pray, love.<p>When Steve Jobs delivered his commencement speech to Stanford University’s class of 2005, he instructed them to find …

Psychology

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before Greek philosopher was born, say experts

The builders of Britain’s ancient stone circles like Stonehenge were using Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts have claimed.<p>A new book, Megalith, has re-examined the ancient geometry of Neolithic monuments and concluded they were constructed by …

Archaeology

Surgeon Atul Gawande selected as CEO of new health care company from Amazon, partners

Dr. Atul Gawande — the prominent physician, prolific writer, and all-around health care celebrity — will become the chief executive of the new health …

Solar-powered harvester sucks drinkable water out of thin air

Although there are trillions of liters of water floating around in the air, it's not easily accessible for those who need it. Now engineers at UC …

A rare look inside Saudi Aramco ahead of sale | Reuters.com

As Saudi Arabia prepares to sell a part of its national oil company, doubts are growing about whether it will take place this year. The kingdom says its determined to move ahead with an initial public offering of Aramco, which could be the largest IPO ever. Reuters Nawied Jabarkhyl has been given a …

AI detects movement through walls using wireless signals

You don't need exotic radar, infrared or elaborate mesh networks to spot people through walls -- all you need are some easily detectable wireless signals and a dash of AI. Researchers at MIT CSAIL have developed a system (RF-Pose) that uses a neural network to teach RF-equipped devices to sense …

How to Read a Cash Flow Statement

You've developed a solid overview of a company's financial statements,how to read an income statement, and how to separate a strong balance sheet …

Investing

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …

Tech Trends

Einstein's travel diaries reveal 'shocking' xenophobia

The publication of Albert Einstein’s private diaries detailing his tour of Asia in the 1920s reveals the theoretical physicist and humanitarian icon’s racist attitudes to the people he met on his travels, particularly the Chinese.<p>Written between October 1922 and March 1923, the diaries see the …

Albert Einstein

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

Automation reshapes national political debate

Even before the technologies of the future come to fruition, they're igniting ethical, economic and political debates at the Capitol and around the …