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Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

Two regular people explain how they became millionaires in their 30s

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn't easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can accumulate wealth through saving and smart investments, but unless you're putting away a <i>lot</i> of cash, a seven-figure net worth at such a young age can seem like …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Feel Like Quitting? These 9 Women Prove Grit Can Lead You to Massive Success.

When life knocks you down, true grit is a quality that sustains you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Talent and intelligence may help you land some success, but it’s a positive, non-cognitive skill known as “grit” that is the secret sauce in reaching the next level of …

The 7 Habits of Highly Brandable People

Stay on brand and make money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having built the wine brand Barefoot, we learned a few things about branding consumer products. Get your product in front of the folks who will benefit from it. Be clear about what you are selling. Distinguish …

A tour pro lost 32(!) golf balls at Bahamas event that produced the highest cut line in Web.com Tour history

The opening event of the 2017 Web.com Tour season has been confusing to follow. The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic started on Sunday, its second round didn't finish until Tuesday, and now, its planned Wednesday finish might not happen until Thursday. But if you think that's tough to keep track of, …

Golf

Getting Rich in Entrepreneurship Begins With Just Wanting to Help People

Entrepreneurs who focus on helping people never worry about not having customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want a nice car. You want a nice house, and lots of money so you can do everything you want -- I get it. But those things aren’t going to make you …

How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

Anytime Fitness Australia co-founder Justin McDonell brings Massage Envy to Oz: His three-step guide to building a franchising empire

Eight years after launching his first franchise with his sister Jacinta McDonell, Anytime Fitness Australia co-founder Justin McDonell is focused on …

Small Business

Changes at Ralph Lauren come at cost investors are OK with

NEW YORK (AP) — Ralph Lauren swung to a first-quarter loss as it spends heavily to turn itself around, but the damage was not as bad as many had …

Ralph Lauren

Bloggers and digital influencers are reshaping the fashion and beauty landscape

In early June, Arielle Charnas of Something Navy posted about the Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask on her Snapchat story. Then the frenzy happened: Within 24 hours after her story went live, the post was responsible for the sale of 502 masks, or $17,565 worth of product. Do the …

Public Relations

7 Tips To Gain The Confidence You Need To Succeed

Are you holding yourself back because of low confidence? Do you spend a lot of time “in your head” worrying, regretting, putting yourself down, and wishing things were different? Do you stop yourself from taking advantage of opportunities and reaching the success of which you know you are capable? …

Self-esteem

Product Of The Week: A Beautiful Terrarium

Terrariums are cute little gardens maintained inside glass containers. Think of them as aquariums but with no poor fishes(and therefore no water) …

Plants

How the Best Leaders Motivate Their Teams

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

This Is What Makes a Great Boss

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Marketing And Sales

• Customer Analytics (48%), Operational Analytics (21%), Fraud and Compliance (12%) New Product & Service Innovation (10%) & Enterprise Data Warehouse Optimization (10%) are among the most popular big data use cases in sales and marketing.<br>• Customer Value Analytics (CVA) based on Big Data is making it …

Big Data

25 Dazzling Geometric Walls for the Modern Home

Geometric prints are taking over the design world. From runway fashion to company branding, we’re seeing kaleidoscopic designs pop up in lots of …

Modern Nightstands for a Polished and Functional Bedroom

The star of your bedroom may be the bed, but don’t count out nightstands as an essential part of the room. A bedroom without a bedside table means …

15 Objects for Happy Spring Cleaning

When it comes to our homes, we should be much more deliberate in the choices we make and think about how they can affect the way in which we live. …

Furniture

30 Gorgeous Shabby Chic Home Offices and Craft Rooms

For the last few months, we have been sharing with you some of the best shabby chic interiors from across the globe ranging from fabulous living …

5 Ways to Decorate with Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Pantone’s unveiling of its color of the year is always an exciting time for design fanatics, but 2016 is especially noteworthy because this year, the …

China’s coming crash could dwarf the great recession—says an investor who called 2008

China is heading for further financial chaos. In the near future the yuan could lose a third of its value against the dollar, the government would need to print more than $10 trillion to keep banks liquid, and financial institutions are set lose trillions of dollars in equity value.<p>That’s according …

Central Banks

Avoid These Common B2B Content Marketing Mistakes

B2B buyers often have made up their minds about a purchase before a sales rep even gets a foot in the door. It’s no wonder, then, that more than 90% of B2B sellers have turned to content marketing to help regain access to buyers in the early stages of the purchase process. Yet CEB research finds …

How to Hire Like a Superboss

A woman shows up for a job interview. It’s a management position, but not a high-level one. While she’s waiting, someone drops down in the chair beside her. It’s the legendary head of the company. “Are you here about a job?” he asks. Speechless, the woman nods. The CEO then asks her about the more …

7 ways to retrain your brain so you are more productive

Evolution is a slow process. In the timeline of our species, we’re not far removed from our days of living in small clan groups, hunting and …

Humongous sea spiders from Antarctica are baffling scientists

If you're reading this, you probably aren't a spider, and may even have a strong aversion toward eight-legged, web-weaving creepy crawlies — especially giant ones.<p>However, we regret to inform you that spiders of epic proportions are more than just the stuff of fiction, and do indeed walk among …