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Is America Encouraging the Wrong Kind of Entrepreneurship?

Last month economist William Baumol passed away at the age of 95. His death was universally mourned by members of the economics community, many of whom shared the view that he had passed before receiving a much-deserved Nobel Prize. One of us (Robert) had the great privilege of working with him, …

Entrepreneurship

How Ben Thompson built Stratechery into a one-man publishing empire

“The internet enables niche in a massively powerful way.”<p>Ben Thompson has established himself as one of the smartest analysts and clearest thinkers on the media and technology industries. And he has built an interesting, rather unusual business, self-publishing his Stratechery blog and …

Mary Meeker

7 Design Thinking Tips to Improve Your Startup Growth 💰🦄 🔑

Below is a collection of my tips and feedback from a creative branding workshop I led during the most recent 500 Startups’ seed accelerator program, …

Startups

Gene pool engineering for entrepreneurs

Table of Contents<p>INTRODUCTION<p>A founder, sometimes a business person or early CEO and maybe one or two engineers: this is the typical size of a …

Human Resources

Tom Peters - Reimagine Business Excellence in A Disruptive Age

7 Rules for Job Interview Questions That Result in Great Hires

Some of the long-held ideas about how to conduct interviews are no longer accurate. For example, there’s no such thing as a surprise interview question anymore. With sites like Glassdoor.com, candidates can identify each of your likely interview questions and expected answers ahead of time. With …

Employment

How to Take Notes Like an Alpha-Geek (Plus: My $2,600 Date + Challenge)

I take notes like some people take drugs.<p>There is an eight-foot stretch of shelves in my house containing nothing but full notebooks.<p>Some would call …

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Makerarm is a digital fabrication system that lets virtually anyone make virtually anything

Imagine if you could roll every technological tool for creatives into one workspace-sized robotic arm. Sounds pretty excellent, right? Well Makerarm …

Fabrication

The Early Pitch Decks Of 10 Startups Before They Became Billion-Dollar Companies

Notching a billion-dollar valuation as a private tech company is hard, exiting at one is even harder. For nearly all the most valuable …

Venture Capital

The Business Model Behind The #AskGaryVee Show

It shocks me that so many people still fundamentally misunderstand YouTube. They look at my show, and they ask me things like “wait why aren’t you …

Gary Vaynerchuk

New ‘magnonic’ holographic memory device could improve speech and image recognition

Clockwise, photo of the prototype device, schematic of an eight-terminal magnonic holographic memory prototype, and s collection of experimental data …

Meet the 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 companies

In the third annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC features private companies in 16 industries—from aerospace to financial services to cybersecurity to …

Ecosystems

The Economics of You: A Call to Be Extraordinary

<i>What do we see in ourselves today that is different from yesterday?</i><p>Recently, I met with a guy who is a 40-something programmer. His resume is …

Becoming More Innovative in 2015: Innovation Resolutions

What are you going to do this coming year to be more innovative? Innovative organizations deserve innovative leaders and members and if you’re not consciously thinking about how you might improve your own personal innovativeness, you’re abdicating on an important managerial responsibility.<p>Since …

Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Lean Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dan Kaplan helps</i> <i>startups tell their stories</i><i>. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce, and is preparing to launch</i> <i>Dispatches From The Future</i><i>, a podcast about the future of humanity.</i><p>In his book Zero To One<i>,</i> Peter Thiel has some harsh things to say about lean startups. He …

Product Management

New Form of Memory Could Advance Brain-Inspired Computers - MIT Technology Review

A new form of computer memory might help machines match the capabilities of the human brain when it comes to tasks such as interpreting images or …

The Brain

Don’t fear artificial intelligence | by Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil responds to concerns from Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, Phd, on the future possibility of dangers from developments in artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Yoga as a potential therapy for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome

(Credit: iStock)<p>A systematic review of 37 randomized controlled trials showed promising evidence for the ability of yoga to improve cardiovascular …

Diabetes

Fingerprints can be reproduced from publicly available photos

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Chaos Computer Club<p>At a conference in Hamberg Germany this weekend, biometrics researcher Jan Krisller demonstrated …

Apple Pay headed to UK for 2015 — but banks fear a financial 'invasion'

Payment service set to launch in 'first half' of the year<p>A major UK bank's concern over data collected by Apple Pay is reportedly stalling negotiations to launch the mobile payments service in the country by "the first half of 2015." <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that "at least one" of the UK’s biggest …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

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Video: 25 Characteristics of Successful Entepreneurs

What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Does it help to be a creative person? Or maybe is it more beneficial if you’re numbers-driven? …

Entrepreneurship

The 25 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs have a lot of responsibilities on their plate from day one of operation. Everything from hiring employees, managing teams, marketing the brand and dealing with finances can fall under a founder's responsibilities. …

Small Business

Crash Course on Startup Boards with Brad Feld, Managing Director, Foundry Group

China Steps In as World's New Bank

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …