Samuel Koh

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Tech startups hoping to become household names in 2016

Food, finance, furniture, fashion and film could be transformed if these seven promising firms achieve their potential<p>What will be the next household-name app-based service like Uber? Where are the next “unicorns” – startup businesses which rapidly rise to a $1bn valuation?<p>The biggest successes of …

Virtual Reality
Adventure Travel

How To Solve The Celebrity Lookalike Problem

FIRST there was Shazam, an app that allows users to identify which song is playing using their phone, and then a wave of shopping apps promising to …

Apps

Hairstyles for short hair that’ll inspire you to chop off your locks

Because who better to look to for inspiration than the stars of the red carpet?<p>As the saying goes, when a woman cuts her hair, she’s about to change …

Samuel L. Jackson Speaks Out Against the Racial Profiling of Muslims Post-San Bernardino

“I feel sorry for everybody who looks Middle Eastern,” the Oscar-nominated actor said Saturday.<p>“We have to be these very <i>nice</i> kinds of Negroes so that …

'The Walking Dead' Is Still A Monster Because The Audience Has Become Survivors

<i>The Walking Dead</i> continues to be one of the highest rated shows on TV, not just cable, deep into season six now. I write about it here weekly, and discussions about the new episodes get tens and even hundreds of thousands of views. My editors had a simple question. Why? Why is this show such a …

The Walking Dead

Records Tumble As China’s Top Online Shopping Day Sucks In Billions Of Dollars

We’re barely halfway through Single’s Day, China’s largest online shopping day, but already the records are tumbling.<p>Alibaba, the most visible and best-known online retailer from China, and its chief rival JD.com both surpassed their final tallies from November 11 2014 at around today’s halfway …

eCommerce

Awe-Inspring Illustrations and Digital Art by Bram Vanhaeren

Bram is 24 years old and studies cross media design, he’s an amazing illustrator artist and currently <b>Art Director</b> at KBC (Bank & Insurances), looking …

Digital Art

Operation KKK Is Beginning To Unmask Hate Group Members

Operation KKK, an Anonymous -led effort to shut down the Ku Klux Klan, has begun in earnest. The main Twitter account is reporting that many KKK-related sites are down after concerted hacking efforts and that more are to come as they prepare for an action called HoodsOff on November 5.<p>The Ku Klux …

Ku Klux Klan

From writing to photography: six ways to build a portfolio career in the arts

Collaborate with other sectors and knock on doors to build a freelance career in culture, advise the experts<p><b>When pitching freelance articles, choose a unique angle</b><p>When pitching for freelance work there is no set of rules, says Dany Louise, who writes about the visual arts and cultural policy. “If …

SumoBoy: the game that takes aim at bullying

The creators of SumoBoy are on a mission: to use the power of gaming to send a message about bullying.<p>There's no denying that bullying is a pretty big and long-standing problem. It's entirely possible it's one that will never be solved -- but that doesn't stop some brave people from standing up and …

Globalization

How Sleep Deprivation Drives The High Failure Rates of Tech Startups

I work in my sleep now. I fall asleep most nights writing and rewriting opening lines and first paragraphs in my head. And every morning before I wake, I am somehow still writing sentences in my head, twisted into my sheets while comparing arguments and searching for counter-arguments that could …

How to learn like a memory champion

Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?<p>For most of his 20s, Ed Cooke had been hovering around the top 10 of the World Memory Championships. His achievements included memorising 2,265 binary digits in 30 minutes and the …

Education Technology

5 Steps To Follow Through On Everything

How exactly do you see through everything you start? (Hint: Much of success lies in what you do before you start.)<p>It’s creeping up on February. The gym crowds have thinned–in quantity, not in body mass index. That meditation DVD you picked up is still in its shrink wrap. And, if you’re like more …

Motivation

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

Rage Against The Regime: How Young People Are Using Music To Create Social Change In The Middle East

“Before the revolution we were like zombies, we were like dead people,” says Egyptian musician Ramy Assam. “But now we have dreams.”<p>Assam, who was arrested and tortured in March 2011 for his role as stirrer of the pot during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, is one of the musicians followed in a new …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Drawing

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Africa's first start-up bus hits the road

<b>Imagine a bus, jam-packed with uber-geeks from different countries, taking on a four-day brainstorming marathon across Southern Africa.</b><p>Well, imagine no more because it has just become a reality.<p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessSolving a game of hospital TetrisHow do game companies share …

South Africa

What the World's Oldest People Have in Common (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has heard the saying “with age comes wisdom.” But what do the oldest people in the world have in common – and what can we learn from them?<p>There are only 300 to 450 estimated living centenarians – people aged 100 years or older – …

Infographics