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8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

20 Moments From The Past 20 Years That Moved The Whole World Forward

From 1995 to 2015, Fast Company looks back at the people, products, and ideas that have transformed business and culture.<p>Do you remember the day when Netscape became a $2 billion company, or when Amazon upended our online expectations by introducing 1-Click shopping? How about when Napster faced …

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

Top 10 Leadership Books of 2015 | Inc.com

Over the next few weeks, I'll be revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 15th) the very best of the best.<p>So far, I've chosen the top 10 "start your own business" books. This column reveals the top 10 books of the year for managers and …

Leadership

10 Great Books All Leaders Should Read This Fall | Inc.com

It's said that every good leader is a reader. With that in mind, here are 10 new books that will help you step up how you show up as a leader. This list includes wisdom about well-being, culture, human-centered leadership, being a values-based leader, and even why we work.<p>1. <b>Everybody Matters</b> …

Leadership

Mark MacLeod - A blog on funding, growing and exiting startups

In February 2007, I signed up for a blogger account and wrote my first post here. I had no grand intentions when I started. I like to write and I was …

12 Motivational Quotes That Aren't for the Weak-Willed | Inc.com

Sometimes we need someone to give us the hard truth--a dose of pure, distilled honesty--to shake up normal patterns and give us fresh perspective.<p>Here is a collection of quotes that have the same effect as jumping into cold water--they are crisp, to the point, and not always altogether pleasant, …

Motivation

Indian Startup Hubs: 38 Mumbai Startups To Look Out For

According to Angellist, Mumbai is the heart of more than 500 startups and numerous accelerators, incubators and investors. The city of Mumbai is …

Promoter? No, it’s entrepreneur! – How SEBI rewrote its regulations for startups in 100 days

In what was considered lightning fast for a regulatory body, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), took only 100 days to come up with …

Startups Offer Unusual Reward for Investing

Simple Agreement for Future Equity promises benefits later if the firm is able to move forward<p>When a young Boston entrepreneur sought half-a-million dollars to launch his startup last fall, he turned his back on today’s usual tactics, such as selling equity stakes or issuing convertible …

Startups