Matthew Nuesca

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Compelling People review – how to win friends and influence people in the 21st century

Is it better to be loved than feared? No, reckoned Niccolò Machiavelli, who advised the rulers of 16th-century Italy to practise authoritarianism, if not outright tyranny, rather than benevolence. Yet most of us not trying to be Renaissance overlords adopt a friendlier disposition when courting …

Experimental Google Smartphone Becomes Brain Of Space Robot

NASA has hacked the phone to make an autonomous utility robot for the ISS.<p>Robots excel at the tedious, repetitive tasks that bore humans into ineffectiveness. So NASA has tweaked an experimental Google smartphone called "Project Tango" that takes 250,000 measurements per second to create a 3-D map …

Computer Science

Huawei's WiFi is ten times faster than yours

Don't look now, but the speedy WiFi router you just bought may already be old hat. Huawei has tested WiFi based on a future standard (802.11ax) that can hit 10.5Gbps -- about 10 times faster than what you typically get out of an 802.11ac connection today. The trick, the company says, is making more …

Want To Make $1 Billion? Just Solve One Of These Huge Tech Problems

There's a lot of room for improvement when it comes to things like artificial intelligence, mobile payments, internet speeds, and even how we think and communicate.<p>So here's our list of the ten biggest problems in tech right now. Solve one of these, and you're on your way to billions.

As Kickstarter Evolves, Investors Watch For Next $1 Billion Idea

Most of the projects on Kickstarter are quirky, small and artisanal — take the example of the glow-in-the-dark dog collar — but in one corner of the online bazaar, the projects are about the numbers. Some investors visit Kickstarter in search of the next billion-dollar company.<p>On the crowdfunding …

3D-print your own lightsaber with these free files

Star Wars Day was Sunday, but the celebration is never over. Keep your fan passion going by making your own lightsaber using Ultimaker's free 3D-printed lightsaber source files, released in honor of May the 4th. The design is modeled after one of Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsabers, so you know you'll be …

3D Printing

Collaboration Technology and the Future Workplace

I often get asked by customers and partners what it takes to create an activity-based workplace – one that gets employees out of assigned cubicles and gives them a variety of spaces to use based on what they need to do and who they need to connect with throughout the day.<p>There’s no doubt that the …

My #InternetofEverything Perspective: Transforming Property Management with IoE

Roger Vasquez, Director of Engineering of Transwestern, shares his perspective on the Internet of Everything<p>In order to compete in the commercial real estate market, we at Transwestern knew we had to differentiate ourselves with innovative new services to attract clients. We turned to Cisco and the …

How full-stack entrepreneurs should build their skill set

Recent years have seen the rise of full-stack startups. Like Apple, these companies build an end-to-end offering, owning much of the hardware, software, design, distribution, sales, customer service, and supply chain. Examples include Uber, Tesla, and Nest.<p>I’ve been thinking that some of the most …

How Personalizing Energy Data Could Help Utilities Stay In Business

How to sell consumers stuff they want is the age-old challenge for any merchants. It’s becoming a particularly difficult one for utilities as they lose customers to businesses from solar to cable companies.<p>That has created opportunities for companies like Tendril, which has been working on using …

Leadership Is All About Balance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you track the development of many of the high-tech industry’s most successful entrepreneurs, you’ll find an interesting trend.<p>They start out with an overpowering sense of urgency, a desperate need to prove themselves. They truly …

How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More and more small businesses throughout the world are finally waking up to the benefits of accepting Bitcoin payments. Zero chargebacks, low (and sometimes no) transaction fees and no transaction reversals are big boons, but they’re …

This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity

What do Beethoven, Virginia Woolf and Steve Jobs have in common? Yes, they were all creative. But they also shared an important habit that helped them to be so creative:<p>Walking.<p>Beethoven would write symphonies in his head while on long, solitary walks through the woods and vineyards near Vienna, …

Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every economist has an opinion on the economic viability of emerging markets -- and those opinions rarely correlate. Emerging markets are shape-shifting creatures and this lack of fix creates tension among investors and businesses …

How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To the casual observer, entrepreneurship may seem glamorous: Those who start companies have infinite freedom and are their own bosses. Newspaper headlines are full of tales of billion-dollar acquisitions, IPOs, fancy club events and hip …

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up …

5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people are hardwired with an entrepreneurial spirit, while others cultivate it over time. We all work diligently to nurture the skills and passion necessary to shoulder the risks of reimagining existing processes or bringing some …

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was hired as a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines in 1992, I had to quickly learn how to be comfortable in front of a crowd. Keeping everyone engaged through a monotonous safety presentation, after all, is easier said than …

Stop Being a Jack-of-All-Trades. Join the Billion Dollar Unicorn Club.

Fast-forward a few years and after a capital raising or two, the business is humming along. By this point the company has proven its product-market fit, is generating revenue and things are scaling more or less as expected.<p>But the team that got the company to where it is now may not be the team …