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There's a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by researchers at the chip maker Nvidia, didn't look different from other autonomous cars, but it was unlike anything demonstrated by Google, Tesla, or General …

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, …

Self-improvement

The 15 hottest New York City startups you need to watch

In just the last few months, we've seen the $3 billion-dollar acquisition of Jet and talks of IPOs on the horizon for Blue Apron. Silicon Valley giants like Google continue to hire in the region, and West Coast giants like Uber and Lyft are expanding their presence and fighting for turf in New York …

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system often skips one of them. This is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Top 20 Artificial Intelligence Companies

These artificial intelligence companies are advancing this emerging tech through myriad variations on AI systems.

This map shows what startups in Europe have the most funding

However, the tech boom is diffusing across continental Europe and startups are emerging outside of the established hotbeds for technology and innovation.<p>Ireland (Future Finance), Spain (Cabify), and Denmark (Trustpilot), to name a few — all have at least one tech startup that has raised $100M+ to …

Once down to its last $350, this fast-growing startup is now reportedly valued at more than $1B

OfferUp has more than doubled its employee count in the last year and is reportedly set to raise $120 million in a round that would give the company …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

How Winners Work With People They Hate

Winners don't let their emotions rule them. They flip the script.<p>Everyone has to work with people that they hate, but winners go about it totally differently from other people.<p>It's tempting to complain or gripe about co-workers you hate, gossip about them behind their backs, and even try to put …

Billion Dollar Shave Club: L.A. start-up is purchased by Unilever for a staggering sum

One of the darlings of the Los Angeles’ start-up scene is cashing in on a $1-billion payday — a rise fueled by a disruptive business model and a series of offbeat viral ads.<p>But this company does not traffic in virtual reality headsets, video games or disappearing messages. Its business, instead, …

The One Rule For Having a Successful Career

Careers have changed dramatically over the last decade. There’s no such thing as a <i>lifer</i> or sticking to a single company for the duration of your …

Self-improvement

20+ AI Startups

AI is primarily concerned with the creation of intelligent agents that use methods and techniques such as machine learning, optimization, language …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Ways Your Mindset Derails Your Success | Inc.com

More and more, evidence points to the power of mindset as a source of our failures and our successes. What differentiates those who are successful from those who aren't is often nothing more than mindset.<p>If you're not where you want to be, not achieving what you know you're capable of, maybe it's …

Number26 raises another $40 million for its vision for the future of banking

Berlin-based startup Number26 just raised a $40 million Series B round led by Horizons Ventures. With 200,000 clients, Number26 wants to become a major consumer-facing bank in Europe providing all the services you’d expect from your bank. And this funding round is an important milestone in order to …

There are 2,000 empty restaurants during the day in New York — and this startup is trying to do something about it

They all have their laptops out, and a pair are holding a meeting at a bar table. It's because during the day, the restaurant doubles as a shared workspace.<p>That's thanks to Spacious, a startup cofounded by Preston Pesek and Chris Smothers to make use of empty restaurants by offering them up to …

The 11 Hottest Startups in the Country, According to Investors

I recently polled 25 angel investors and venture capitalists, and asked about the portfolio companies that are executing well. Here is what I learned.<p>With all of the talk of downturn, doom and gloom in the Silicon Valley press cycles, it's easy to forget that venture capital deals are still getting …

7 tips to create massive wealth

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>Imagine if you were a millionaire right now.<p>You would have practically everything you want. You could enjoy the …

15 Game-Changing Artificial Intelligence Startups | Inc.com

Here are a few of the many artificial intelligence systems out there.<p>Take a peek at them, because many of them are already looking at you.<p>1. 6sense<p>This startup helps companies like Cisco and IBM predict sales.<p>2. Botanic.io<p>This company builds an interactive, verbal personality for your code. Yep, if …

Artificial Intelligence

Search Engines Instead of Google For Better Search Results

As the web has gotten bigger, the internet search engines too have evolved themselves to cater to various needs of the users. With 63.9 percent …

SEO

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

6 Brand-Building And Thought Leadership Companies To Watch

As leaders and their teams assess current marketing efforts and budget for a new year, it’s important to consider the benefits of establishing your company’s key subject matter experts as thought leaders in your industry, which I recently wrote about as part one of my 2016 personal branding trends …

Public Relations

These 13 startups have raised millions — but no one knows what they do

CB Insights, a venture capital data firm, assembled a list of the top-funded stealth companies that haven't opened to the public yet. We excluded one name, Jut, because it has already opened up its beta to the public.<p>To be considered among the most well funded, the company had to actively raise …

How Big Data Is Disrupting Law Firms And The Legal Profession

The legal system generates a huge and ever-increasing amount of data. Each new case brought to court (and there are 350,000 in the US alone each year) increases the body of knowledge that a lawyer has to get to grips with to do their job. Judicial ruling, precedents and interpretations of …

Big Data

How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

Search engines are pretty good at finding what you’re looking for these days, but sometimes they still come up short. For those occasions there are a few little known tricks which come in handy.<p>So here are some tips for better googling (as it’s the most popular search engine) but many will work on …

AdWords

6 Mind-Set Changes To Help You Make A Fresh Start

Adjust your expectations before setting out. The outcome can fall short of your ideal and still count as success.<p>Sure, you’ve set some New Year’s resolutions and told yourself this is going to be the year when you actually follow through with them. But more often than not, we fail, but not because …

11 tough truths about leadership that no one talks about

Ever wondered how the greatest leaders are able to handle being at the top so effortlessly?<p>The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public …