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Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Peter Thiel

How To Increase Your Productivity With Anchor Habits

How can you dominate your day before breakfast? We’ve all heard of the grandiose benefits of waking up earlier and getting an uber-productive start to the day. But if you’re a night owl by nature, how do you train yourself to get up earlier without feeling tired all the time?<p>Jeff Sanders knows a …

Time Management

You Have the Alzheimer’s Gene? GOP Wants Your Boss to Know

Republicans derided Obamacare as the nanny state. But if this GOP bill on genetic testing passes, we’ll be living in the Orwell state.<p>The health and …

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People | Inc.com

Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from reading books or articles such as this one, but it's certainly a good start.<p>The real success factor comes from the …

Self-improvement

Be happy, not mindful

As post-Trump anxiety rates go through the roof, it’s time for less introspection and more social engagement<p>“Happiness comes from within,” declare a thousand advice blogs and books, fridge magnets and Facebook memes. Or “withinwards” as my local yoga studio prefers to call it.<p>The idea that …

Mental Health

3 Biotech Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into Over $100,000

Some biotech stocks have made shareholders a lot of money over the last decade. Few, though, have performed as well as <b>Opko Health</b> (NASDAQ: OPK), <b>Incyte</b> (NASDAQ: INCY), and <b>China Biologic Products</b> (NASDAQ: CBPO). These three biotech stocks turned an initial investment of $10,000 into more than …

Self-improvement

Top 5 2017 SF&F Novels I’m Already Thankful For

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States.<p>Family. Turkey. Football. Reading. Relaxing. It is a day that means a great deal to those who take the …

Books

The future of oil - Breaking the habit

Special report<p>Breaking the habitThe future of oil<p>AT THE TURN of the 20th century, the most malodorous environmental challenge facing the world’s big …

Are You 'Just' A Lifestyle Entrepreneur? Good.

At The Value Builder System, we help owners that run companies with between $1 million and $20 million improve the value of their businesses, and occasionally I’ll hear our market referred to as “lifestyle entrepreneurs”. It usually happens when I’m on the phone with a partner in a private equity …

Entrepreneurship

How Aydin Senkut Helped 11 Different Companies Grow to $1 Billion Each

Over the past 10 years, Aydin and the Felicis Ventures team have helped 11 companies grow to over $1 billion each. They also assisted 36 portfolio companies surpass the $100 million mark. Out of their 180 investments, 60 have turned into notable exits. That would be considered quite a great track …

Google has 6 new analytics apps for marketers

Whether you’re building an app or running an online store, analytics can help you figure out what your users are trying to achieve and how you can serve them better.<p>To that end, Google has launched a new set of enterprise-grade tools to help marketers gain insights about their customers’ journey …

10 Motivational Books On Productivity You Should Read Once In Your Lifetime

Time is a priceless commodity. Those who know the value of time make it point to never waste it unnecessarily. But most people who waste time don’t …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio

"Ultimate" isn't a term to toss around lightly. But in this case it fits. I believe the investment portfolio I'm about to describe is the absolute …

Investing

The People Who Believe Electricity Rules the Universe

"Electric universe" theory is at odds with everything modern science has determined about the universe. Yet something about it sparks fervor in the hearts of believers.<p>They call themselves The Thunderbolts Project.<p>They subscribe to an idea called "electric universe," and sometimes describe …

Black Holes

Good CEOs aren't busy

We'd just raised our $20M series B for Bigcommerce in 2012 and upon hearing that, both Eddie and I thought "Ha, yeah right! I don't have time to do anything but work and that won't change!"<p>Back then our "executive team" was me, Eddie and Rob — our current CFO and COO. We were a force to be reckoned …

CEOs

The Fed is test driving negative interest rates

According to the Fed, "The severely adverse scenario is characterized by a severe global recession, accompanied by a period of heightened corporate financial stress and negative yields for short-term U.S. Treasury securities."<p>In other words, including this scenario in its stress test is not …

Interest Rates

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Friday.<p><b>1. Support for Britain's leaving the European Union has gained support since David Cameron published his draft EU deal.</b> In the latest YouGov poll, commissioned by The Times, 45% are in favour of leaving the 28-nation bloc while 36% support …

European Union

39 Incredibly Simple Life Hacks of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

"When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than 8 out of 10 people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they failed to do rather than things they failed at doing."--David Niven, <i>The 100 Simple Secrets of</i> …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates on His 15-Year Plan, Capitalism's Downside, and Measles at Disneyland

Bill Gates proves that one person can make a difference—if he happens to be the richest person in the world. Since forming the Bill & Melinda Gates …

Finance

California boy, 13, builds Braille printer with Lego kit, starts company with Intel funding

In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.<p>The California eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print Braille, the touch-based writing system for the visually impaired.<p>Last year, Shubham built a Braille …

Home Built Solar Power System

Introduction: Home Built Solar Power System<p>First Prize in the<br>Green Tech Contest<p>View Contest<p>Hi. I've been interested in renewables for a while now. …

The One Business System That Drives All The Others

The most important thing to remember is that you aren’t setting out to ‘create’ your values, you are setting out to uncover them. They are already in …

Why low-tech living is back

Sales of books are eclipsing digital alternatives, while vinyl records, Polaroid cameras and even simple mobile phones are enjoying a resurgence<p>Books. Remember them? The big lumps of wood pulp that used to clog up your shelves? Well, they’re back, and hotter than vinyl records.<p>Last week, the …

A pristine paradise in New Caledonia

The Loyalty Islands represent the survival of a fragile world, one untouched by mass tourism where the indigenous Melanesians treat nature with care and respect.<p>The tiny Loyalty Islands may account for just 10% of New Caledonia’s landmass, but they represent the survival of a fragile world, one …

New Caledonia

Doing yoga for 20 minutes boosts brain function: study

Yogis may be enjoying a surprising benefit when they unroll their mats and strike a pose. A new study finds that just 20 minutes of hatha yoga …

Yoga