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Bill and Melinda Gates Just Wrote an Extraordinary Annual Letter That Teaches Us 7 Powerful Leadership Lessons

In their phenomenal Annual Letter released yesterday, Bill and Melinda Gates take us to leadership school.<p>A decade ago, Bill and Melinda Gates began writing about their enormous philanthropic efforts impacting the world, which they highlight in their annual letter.<p>They just released their 10th …

What is the Dark Web ?

The world wide web is more vast than you think, but the majority of us see only the surface of it.In fact, when someone says that Google or other …

Privacy

The titans of AI are getting their work double-checked by students

We trust in science because we can verify the accuracy of its claims. We test and verify that accuracy by repeating the scientist’s original experiments.<p>What happens when those tests fail, particularly in a field that has the potential to create billions of dollars of revenue?<p>In 2016, Nature …

Social Sciences

In 1995, this astronomer predicted the Internet’s greatest failure

22 years ago, astronomer Clifford Stoll made a huge mistake. He challenged the popular notion that the Internet was a force for good, and he was ruthlessly mocked by just about everyone.<p>On the surface, you can see why his 1995 Newsweek column has been maligned for decades. Some of the problems he …

Internet

The 8 Best Leadership Lessons From 'Game Of Thrones'

In some respects, Westeros is nothing like the real world: there are no dragons, no white walkers, no faceless people, wargs and political rivals are mysteriously murdered far less frequently. In Westeros there are no cell phones or cable television where in the real world, people watch the most …

TV Series

MIT researchers can now track AI’s decisions back to single neurons

AI researchers had a breakthrough when they became able to practically replicate in their machines what we believe to be one of the most basic functions of the human brain: thought is generated by the combined activity of clusters of connected neurons. They’re now left in the same position as the …

Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI

As part of a new project to humanize AI, the company created a guide to what it calls “human-centered machine learning.”<p>How do we make sure we’re designing artificial intelligence that takes human behavior into account? How do you integrate machine learning into a product or service while ensuring …

How To Turn Any Vegetable Into Rice

With this technique, the world is your grain-free oyster.<p><i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Becky Hughes.</i><p>In the throes of every health trend — Whole 30, Paleo, keto, and the like — we’ve offered solutions for every possible restriction. We’ve replaced toast with sweet potato slices, used sunflower seeds to make …

Recipes

From Prototype to Production: 3 Things You Must Do

There's no substitute for research. Your success depends on knowing what it costs to create your product and finding the best way to build it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating new hardware products is hard. No surprise there. Every step along the way has its own …

Selling

🌟 Introducing Dash 🌟

Create Reactive Web Apps in pure Python<p>Dash is a Open Source Python library for creating reactive, Web-based applications. Dash started as a public …

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How

Thousands of startups around the world finally have access to the world's most powerful startup accelerator.<p>Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners …

Yelp reveals top 100 U.S. restaurants for 2016

What's for lunch? It appears everything is on the menu.<p>Yelp released its list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S. on Wednesday, honed through …

A venture capitalist explains how to become insanely well-connected

Fall 1996. A young <b>Chris Fralic</b> is selling software for Oracle. He’s not sure what he wants to do next, but he’s always been curious about venture capital. And then some unusual magic happens—a friend offers to introduce him to Kevin Compton, a vaunted name in VC. To his surprise, they talk on the …

Google Search

YouTube has a dark mode. Here's how to turn it on

Google is rolling out a dark mode to its YouTube mobile apps. Last year, it added the previously hidden ability to change YouTube's background from white to black to YouTube on desktops and laptops. Dark mode is available now for iOS and is coming soon to Android. Here's how to enable it:<p>Launch the …

I Quit Drinking: 7 Ways It Changed My Life and Business

How to revolutionize your life and business by giving booze the boot-from an entrepreneur who has done it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>The Oracles</i> <i>member, James Swanwick, who is an</i> <i>author</i><i>, entrepreneur, co-founder of</i> <i>Swanwick Sleep</i><i>, and CEO of</i> …

Alcohol

He Buys a Lot of Ads, and He’s Frustrated With Digital

LOS ANGELES — Marc S. Pritchard, the chief brand officer of Procter & Gamble, has become the face of marketers’ frustrations with digital advertising this year. His message to the industry: Grow up.<p>With the clout that comes with overseeing marketing for one of the world’s largest advertisers — one …

AdTech

Bruce Lee achieved all his life goals by his death at age 32 because of one personality trait

In 1969, nobody expected a thin Asian man with a high pitched voice to become one of the most influential characters of the 20th century.<p>Nobody knew, that is, except Bruce Lee.<p>That year, Bruce Lee wrote a letter to himself:<p>My Definite Chief AimI, Bruce Lee, will be the first highest paid Oriental …

Bruce Lee

The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First

Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47% of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take …

This Company Is Challenging Apple’s Design Empire With A $129 Computer

After years making affordable computers for the developing world, Endless comes to the U.S.<p>The Mission Mini and the Mission One computers, both recently released at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, are two unadorned white and bamboo boxes, each about the size of a wireless router. The …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Download 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media

A quick note: Thanks to O'Reilly Media, you can now download 20 free ebooks focused on design--everything from <i>Designing for Cities</i>, to <i>Designing for</i> …

The Ugly Unethical Underside of Silicon Valley

<b>By Erin Griffith</b><p>Illustration by Alconic for Fortune<p>December 28, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>As the list of startup scandals grows, it’s time to ask whether …

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional …

The eco-friendly villa in the tropics, too good to be true

As the days get shorter in the northern hemisphere, most of us will spend our time dreaming about migrating to warmer climates, or to sunny beaches. …

Swimming Pools

Pinebook Linux Laptop Unveiled From Just $89

Anyone in the market for an affordable Linux laptop may be worth checking out the new Pinebook Linox laptop which will soon be available in two …

Gear & Gadgets

The 7 Best Books for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Started your own business (or just thinking about it)? These are this year's must-reads.<p>Every year, I select the best books published over the past 12 month in several categories, culminating in my Best Business Books of the Year, which in 2016 will post on December 16th.<p>Today's column provides the …

The God Algorithm

<i>Joey Camire, Strategist, Sylvain Labs</i><p>What is the mechanism at play in the minds of the influenced?<p>Over the past few years, our collective culture has been plunged time and time again into shock events that take us by complete surprise - unpredictable elections, Brexit, Arab Spring. Events where …

The 7 Books That Explain 2016

These thoughtful, well-written, recently published books provide perspective on a very strange year.<p>Regardless of your political and cultural viewpoint, 2016 was an astounding year, full of surprises. As I've struggled to understand what's happened and why, I find myself frequently turning to these …

Great Depression