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Chatbot startup founder sees Southeast Asia potential despite slow start worldwide

Chatbots may have underwhelmed thus far, but the impact of the technology still has bags of potential in international markets where mobile messaging has been mainstream for years.<p>That’s the view of one startup that’s working to bring the benefit of bots to the mainstream in Indonesia, the world’s …

Chatbots

Here's What Stocks You Want to Own in the Event of a War With North Korea

North Korea has fired a missile over northeastern Japan, the Pentagon said Monday evening.<p>In light of these developments, the below piece from …

North Korea

Harvard Teaches Its Business School Students This Approach to Having Hard Conversations (but Stanford Prefers Another Way)

The longer you wait to have a tough conversation, the harder it gets.<p><i>What is the best way to approach a difficult conversation you have been avoiding? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Harvard Business School

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The Simple Interviewing Technique That Will Get You Hired

There is a simple interview technique that is easy to learn and very powerful. You can teach this approach to a high school kid, and you can use it yourself.<p>Once you get to the interview stage, your biggest obstacle as a job-seeker is your hiring manager’s overloaded brain.<p>It is very easy for a …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Online Education

What game theory tells us about nuclear war with North Korea

“Are we headed for a nuclear war?”<p>It’s the question hanging over, well, basically everyone these days, as North Korea flaunts new developments in its nuclear weapons program, threatening the United States, and President Trump promises “fire and fury” in response. Those tensions seem to be easing as …

Can game theory end world conflict?

Robert J. Aumann isn’t only famous for his long white beard and deep sense of wisdom. He’s also renowned for a string of controversies. On one hand, …

New Kids On The Block: What E-Commerce Leaders Need To Know About Gen Z Buyers

For the past several years, marketers have been focused on one demographic: millennials. It’s taken them almost a full decade to figure out this segment of the population. Brands struggled to identify what millennials wanted, how they wanted to interact with companies, what they valued and, most …

I Started My Business on a Spreadsheet -- Here's Why All Bootstrapped Companies Need to Start Lean

Start small, prove out the real business need, concentrate on learning how to sell or convert and then retain customers, and you're setting yourself up for bootstrapped business success.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In late 2012, I was burned out. I …

Entrepreneurship

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful

When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time?<p>1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 …

Motivation

6 tips from top entrepreneurs on turning real estate into real wealth — even if you start with nothing

At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate; some say that it's the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These six tycoons and members of The Oracles suggest how you can invest $100,000 or start with nothing.

Ways to Train Your Brain to Get What You Want

In April 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer.<p>In April 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my …

Self-improvement

NASA job opening to protect Earth from aliens has 6-figure salary

If you’re looking for a job that’s out of this world, there’s a position that just opened at NASA to fight aliens.<p>The gig, which comes with a …

A Navy SEAL's 15 Pillars of Resilient Teams

Resilient organizations last long and navigate change better than anyone else. Here are 15 reasons why.<p>One of our SEAL brothers was shot 27 times before proceeding to dispose of the four attackers surrounding him. He then walked himself to the medevac helicopter. Resilient teams are made up of …

Leadership

7 ways to navigate YouTube like a pro

On the surface, YouTube can be a bit boring. Sure, the videos you watch are entertaining, but the app or website itself doesn't offer much. Or does it?<p>As it turns out, there's a whole heckuva lot to YouTube, on mobile and the desktop. Below are a few features you should memorize and put to good use.<p>…

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

Motivation

5 Door Locks That Will Keep You Safe and 5 That Won't

Most break-ins are committed by criminals who come right through the front door, according to Department of Justice statistics. Even if you're …

Home Automation

64.5 Hours of Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark & More to Prepare You For One of Today's Fastest-Growing IT Careers

<b>From 0 to 1 : Hive for Big Data Processing</b><p>Connect the Dots Between SQL & Hive to Enhance Your Big Data Processing Skills<p>Hive is a Big Data processing …

Ubiquitous Computing

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem

Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not be the Western names that you expect.<p>Rather than Google, Facebook or Microsoft, increasingly Chinese duo Alibaba and Tencent are the driving forces behind the importing of …

South-east Asia

8 Ways Any Millennial Can Be a Millionaire in 5 Years

Hustle, thrift and perseverance combined are a potent financial force.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are hitting the workforce in large numbers each year, facing challenges as they do so. Recent research from USA Today reveals that millennials …

Entrepreneurship

5 unappreciated stocks with high returns on invested capital

These are difficult times for value investors.<p>Stock prices keep rising as profits stagnate. Overvalued stocks such as Netflix NFLX, +0.73% continue …

Investing

Thailand’s dark side: why you really shouldn’t visit Koh Tao

"Amazing Thailand" - so the slogan goes. But while Thailand shines brightly on many fronts – its exuberant capital, mesmerising beaches, bucolic …

Rallied by the GST, an army of robots is preparing to march into Indian warehouses

From the busy highway that runs through it, Gurugram’s Sector 34 doesn’t quite look like a hotbed for the robotics revolution. It’s a dystopian confusion of glass-fronted buildings, roadside shacks, and maddening traffic, all of which comprehensively camouflage the quest for order and efficiency …

Carnegie Mellon University

I'm Doing The Work -- When Will I See The Money?

Dear Liz,<p>A year ago I started selling a big idea to my manager “Charla.”<p>The big idea was for me to become our company’s Digital Marketing Specialist, because the company had never had one.<p>Like a lot of old-line companies they hired a new intern every semester to dabble in social media and they did …

Employment

On-demand road freight startup Ontruck pulls in $10M Series A led by Atomico and Idinvest

Ontruck, a Madrid-based startup that has built an “on-demand logistics platform” to connect businesses directly with road freight carriers, has raised $10 million in Series A funding.<p>The round was led by VCs Atomico and Idinvest, with participation from existing backers Point Nine Capital, La …

Startups