Nik Sharifidin

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Square is expanding its lending business through partners to try to reach millions more small businesses

Merchants using delivery service Caviar will also be eligible for Square Capital loans.<p>Last summer, Square began offering loans to non-Square merchants with the help of a restaurant software partner called Upserve.<p>Now, the payments and financial services company has created a formal partnership …

Jack Dorsey

Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species

New Space<p>Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species<p><b>To cite this article:</b><br>Musk Elon. New Space. June 2017, 5(2): 46-61. …

What Is Online Marketing? The Definitive Guide To Internet Visibility

Today, with nearly half the world’s population wired to the internet, the ever-increasing connectivity has created global shifts in strategic thinking and positioning, disrupting industry after industry, sector after sector. Seemingly, with each passing day, some new technological tool emerges that …

Marketing
Leadership

This Photographer's New Book Takes a Closer Look at LA's Lowrider Culture

Emanuele D'Angelo's Baby Let's Cruise, gives a snapshot of what makes up this unique subculture.<p>Shrouded by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood Boulevard and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles' lowrider culture is as vibrant and iconic as ever. Photographer Emanuele D'Angelo's dives into the subculture in …

Italy

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

Exponential Finance Conference

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

FinTech

Fat Loss & High-Protein Breakfast

Here's what you need to know...<p>Bulletproof coffee, a homemade blend of coffee, MCT oil, and butter, has plenty of calories in it, but very little …

Mark Sisson Is the Pied Piper of Paleo

Ask a group of marathoners why they run, and then count how many of them say, half-seriously, “So I can eat as much as I want.” The wish list usually includes carb-heavy foods like pasta, fruit, mac and cheese, pancakes, and Cap’n Crunch. For decades now, the value of carbs for improving …

Philip K. Dick

Michael Pollan Wants You to Get Off the Internet and Back in the Kitchen

I spoke to slow food evangelist Michael Pollan about his new Netflix docu-series <i>Cooked</i> and why everyone should learn how to roast a chicken.<p>As one of the leading voices of the slow food movement in the US, Michael Pollan has long advocated that we put down our beloved bags of chips and …

Agriculture

John Oliver's Donald Trump Segment Is Everything You've Been Waiting For

He played the long game. He won.<p>For the better part of a year, the sane people in this country have watched in horror as discarded <i>Sesame Street</i> villain Donald Trump has mutated from national punchline to leading Republican presidential candidate. As the media relentlessly covered Trump's every …

Donald Trump

How To Replace Your iPhone 6's Screen And Avoid Dreaded Error 53

The story about the iPhone 6 and Error 53 – caused by specific third party repairs to devices, isn’t over yet and will likely rumble on, I suspect, until Apple is forced to come up with a better solution than we’ve seen so far.<p>It’s a PR nightmare for sure – even though most agree that security of …

Mobile Technology

How Stockholm Became a ‘Unicorn Factory’

With a population of less than 900,000, Stockholm has given birth to prolific global tech brands like Skype, Spotify, Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga, …

Wharton School

Taking the plunge: Should I start a company or work for one?

<i>Editor's note: this is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of "Hello, Startup: A Programmer's Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams," by Yevgeniy</i> …

Phil Libin

You Don't Need More Training, You Need More Recovery

<b>A while ago I wrote about training and recovery, putting it into an equation.</b> The equation was simple:<p><b>Training Effect = Work x Recovery</b><p>In simple …

Fluffy Pancakes Recipe

Recipe by: kris<p>"Tall and fluffy. These pancakes are just right. Topped with strawberries and whipped cream, they are impossible to …

Breakfast

Everything You Need to Know About Smart Home Networking

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

20 Nutrition Facts That Should be Common Sense (But Aren't)

Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition.<p>All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts.<p>Here are 20 …

Nutrition

Man eats sugar-heavy diet for 60 days, receives shocking diagnosis

Following in the footsteps of Morgan Spurlock, who ate only McDonald’s food for one month in the film <i>Super Size Me</i>, an Australian man has undergone a sugar-heavy diet for 60 days to explore the ingredient’s impact on his health.<p>In the upcoming <i>That Sugar Film</i>, Damon Gameau, a filmmaker and TV actor, …

These 11 Charts Show Everything That's Wrong With The Modern Diet

The studies are clear on this ... when people abandon their traditional foods in favor of modern processed foods high in sugar, refined flour, and vegetable oils, they get sick (1, 2, 3). Of course, many things can contribute to these health problems, but changes in the diet are the most important …

Nutrition

13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick And Fat

The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top 13 nutrition lies that have made the world both sick and fat.

Nutrition

Medical experts: The medical establishment was wrong about fat

For more than half a century, the conventional wisdom among nutritionists and public health officials was that fat is dietary enemy number one - the …

The smart-lighting race: How Belkin's WeMo aims to outsmart Philips Hue (review)

Nowhere is the war for the smart home raging harder than on the lighting front.<p>Traditional players and new contenders with connected lighting products are duking it out to replace the humble lightbulb. The goal: to give consumers total control over their lighting, whether they’re at home or …

August Smart Lock skips over pre-order customers to stock Apple stores instead

Home automation company August launched their flagship Smart Lock today to much fanfare, glowing reviews (well, mostly), and an announcement that the …

Tado adds physical controls to its second-gen smart thermostat

Smart thermostat maker Tado landed itself a new retail partner in the UK a little over a month ago, but with so much competition in the market, you need to keep on kicking if you want to stay above water. In an effort to do just that, Tado's ready to show off its second-generation connected …

The Ollie: A Pretty, Smartphone-Controlled Robot You Can Smash Into Stuff

Meet the spiritual successor to the Sphero.<p>When the original Sphero launched in late 2011, plenty of folks were wowed by it. (We sure were.) The robot crammed the remote control capabilities of an RC car into a perfectly round, Apple-esque design that lit up in different colors when it rolled …

When fridges attack: the new ethics of the Internet of Things

The following post is an edited version of the presidential lecture of the Mathematical Sciences Section of the British Science Association, given by Peter McOwan at the 2014 British Science Festival<p>Around 1914 the first practical domestic refrigerator was invented. Early in 2014, just one hundred …

What you 'know' about saturated fat is probably wrong

Your grandparents never thought twice about eating foods with saturated fat.<p>They drank milk with cream on the top, ate whole eggs for breakfast, and …

Nutrition