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According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas | Inc.com

As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of 100, saw more change in her lifetime than I'd ever possibly see. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong because my future math was a few …

Singularity

10 science books that will make you see the world differently

To better understand our place in the world, check out these groundbreaking books. <br>Read More

Consciousness

Pixar's Biggest Mistakes Were Just Leaked--by Pixar | Inc.com

Here's some news you may find hard to believe: Even Pixar makes mistakes. In fact, the details in a new video recently released by the animated film studio juggernaut would suggest it makes some doozies.<p>But that isn't how we imagine our heroes, is it? Person or company, most often we picture them …

Animation

Why should we subsidise writers who have lost the plot?

Following the announcement from Arts Council England that sales of literary fiction are plummeting, it is suggested that arts subsidies be deployed to help writers survive. I have another idea. They should write better books.<p>Literary fiction is in crisis. A new chapter of funding authors must begin …

Creative Writing

The 30 best comic book artists of 2017

Skottie Young<p>There’s a psychotic gleefulness throughout all of Skottie Young’s work that pairs quiet lovingly with Gert in I Hate Fairyland, and this …

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Online Education

Top 5 WordPress predictions for 2018

While those in the industry know that cyber security is hugely important, many choose to skip over it as they believe that their websites will not be targeted or that very simplistic security measures are enough to protect them from potential threats.<p>As 2017 has shown us, that notion is not only …

Moral Conundrums and Political Passions

The controversy over a Balthus painting at the Met, and the socially committed work of Käthe Kollwitz and Sue Coe.<p>I both like and dislike “Thérèse Dreaming” (1938), the Balthus painting that thousands of people have petitioned the Metropolitan Museum to remove from view because it brazens the …

Advanced Algorithms: A Free Course from Harvard University

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Advanced Algorithms," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. All 25 …

The Animated Films That Shined in 2017

While it may not have been a year abundant with great animated features, 2017 was a year which contributed entertainment, heart, and innovation to …

Three Books To Power Up Your New Year

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is that I get some breathing room in my calendar. I love to use this time to spend time with friends and family, to work on projects and certainly to catch up on my reading.<p>If you want to take time to read to improve your professional life, there are …

Leadership

The 8 Most Underrated TED Talks That Defined 2017 | Inc.com

Every day, somewhere in the world, it is likely there is a TED or TEDx event going on. This speaks to the power of a brand that has flourished for more than 30 years, providing thought-provoking talks on the simple premise of "ideas worth spreading."<p>This can be a double-edged sword -- there are so …

Digestion

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new …

Creativity

Novel-Writing App WriteWayPro Is Now Free

If you're looking for an all-in-one program to handle your novel-writing needs, then WriteWayPro is worth a look. The creator recently made the …

Yes, You Can Make Millions With This Insanely Simple Strategy (But Most Entrepreneurs Don't) | Inc.com

"Holy shit."<p>$1 million dollars in new sales from one single source. In just 10 months.<p>It was October 2016 when I found out that we hit jackpot.<p>And this golden mine was none other than Yelp, a popular consumer review site.<p>Now, most entrepreneurs kind of get that customer reviews are important for …

Small Business

The Best Samurai Anime Series and Movies

The Coolest Anime Series for Fans of Japanese History and Culture<p>Just as Western countries create movies and TV series inspired by their own past and …

10 Incredible Websites That Teach Business Leadership Skills for Free | Inc.com

And if you insist that you do not have the luxury of time or money to spend on a formal class, you will be happy to learn that the internet has a plethora of high-quality, self-paced educational resources that can help you equip yourself to run your business.<p>Dive into any of the courses and turn …

Online Education

Nomadic Homes

Published by Taschen, Nomadic Homes: Architecture on the move is a new book showcases some of the most remarkable examples of homes on the move. From …

The Creative Curve by Allen Gannett

About The Creative Curve<p><b>Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets</b> …

The 10 best design books that aren't about design

There are plenty of amazing design books around, but some of the best lessons can be learned from books that are about a different topic altogether. …

UX Design

This 7-Step Formula Will Help You Reach Your Dreams in 2018. | Inc.com

Any serious achiever knows the importance and effectiveness of writing down their goals. It's not uncommon for very successful people to read their goals list at the beginning of each and every day upon awakening in the morning. Most people will not dispute the effectiveness in this daily ritual. …

Success

Great Questions Lead to Great Design: A Guide to the Design Thinking Process

Great designers help teams and stakeholders make better decisions by using questions to identify opportunities, reveal underlying needs, and …

UX Design

Kate Bellm Presents Surreal Scenes in Night Sky Rising

A sense of escapism ensues within Kate Bellm’s solo show ‘Night Sky Rising’. British-born photographer Kate Bellm’s latest series showcases an …

Archives

A New Show at MOMA Explores the Ghosts in Our Machines

As we bumble down the street, staring at our phones like an Observer from <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> holding his blue brain in front of him, it’s …

David Bowie

Steve Jobs: This Is the Mindset That Separates Those With Extraordinary Lives From Everyone Else | Inc.com

To leave your mark on the world and accomplish truly interesting things, do you need to be rich? Brilliant? Able to take a mental beating and keep on fighting?<p>Not according to Steve Jobs. None of those factors will probably hurt your efforts to be exceptional, but according to the former Apple boss …

Self-improvement

Easily Build VR, AR, And 3D Apps With Amazon Sumerian

Amazon has created a new application which has been designed to provide the fastest and neediest way to create virtual reality, augmented reality and …

9 Actually Inspirational Podcasts To Listen To If You Want To Start Your Own Business

Things To Do<p>by Anna Heaton | 11 07 2017<p>Grab your headphones and prepare to take note, guys.<p>The rise of entrepreneurship in recent years has been a …

Entrepreneurship

New SEO Ranking Factors Study Suggests Possible Shift in Google Search Algorithms | Inc.com

Image source: SEMrush<p>Here's an overview of their findings.<p>Direct Website Traffic is the Most Influential Ranking Factor!<p>This was an extremely unusual finding because generally "direct website traffic" (when a user heads straight to a site rather than say, navigating via some other channel like a …

SEO

The 5 Simple Habits of Highly Creative People | Inc.com

I teach and write about creativity, and often when doing training on creativity, I hear this statement, "I am just not creative." If someone continually says (out loud and to themselves) that they are not creative, it becomes a limiting belief and a self-fulfilling prophecy.<p>In my opinion, there are …

Creativity

Research: For Better Brainstorming, Tell an Embarrassing Story

It was Alex Osborn, a 1960s advertising executive, who coined the term brainstorming. He passionately believed in the ability of teams to generate brilliant ideas, provided they follow four rules: members should share any idea that came to mind, build on the ideas of others, avoid criticism, and, …