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How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

The vast majority of humans throughout history worked because they had to. Many found comfort, value, and meaning in their efforts, but some defined work as a necessity to be avoided if possible. For centuries, elites in societies from Europe to Asia aspired to absolution from gainful employment. …

Watch an Apple designer talk about storing every single memory you've ever had

TED posted the Siri co-creator's talk online on Monday.<p>In the short, 10 minute discussion, Gruber imagines a product or service that could make a human's memory "as good as computer memory."<p>"What if you could remember every person you ever met, how to pronounce their name, their family details, …

How Much of Your Income to Save Based on When You Want to Retire

There's no one-size-fits-all approach to saving for retirement. If you want to retire earlier than the traditional retirement age, this "Financial …

20 Tricks You Can Use to Score a Cheap Hotel Room

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>If you're looking for a cheap hotel room, it's only gotten more difficult over the years. In fact, the average daily rate for U.S. hotel rooms has increased in the past seven years, to $121.37 in 2015, according to statistics resource Statista.<p>That doesn't mean you …

Analytics packages are easy to use and measure the success of your website<p>Having a website for your business is one thing, but have you checked whether it is actually doing its job?<p>Who is visiting your site? Are they spending anything? Where are they from? What time of day or night do they visit? …

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10 dividend stocks for 2016 with yields up to 15.6%

Why buy dividend stocks?<p>There are two main arguments. Let’s start with ...<p>... the growth case<p>If you’re a long-term growth investor, the S&P 500 …

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

How to profit from the next stock market plunge - the Warren Buffett way

Warren Buffett keeps an investment "war chest". We suggest what to sell to create your own. And highlight the bargain investments to buy<p>Investors may soon be able to go bargain hunting. Undervalued assets have been thin on the ground in recent years, as shares, bonds and property have all risen …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

7 Podcasts That Will Make You A Smarter Entrepreneur

A year ago, I had never listened to a podcast in my entire life. They seemed like this weird thing that old people might do (if you’re old and that …

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The Top 50 Blogs at Top Sales World

Today I want to point out the Top 50 Blogs that you’ll find at Top Sales World, which I’m privileged to be part of. If you’re not following and …

15 great books for investors

I’m often asked, especially as the holiday gift-giving season approaches, which books I recommend for investors.<p>I haven’t kept exact count, of …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are The 45 Best Stocks For The Long Run

In September, strategist Adam Parker said the S&P 500 could peak near 3,000 during this cycle.<p>In a recent note to clients, Morgan Stanley analysts identified 45 stocks that could work with the long-term recovery in mind.<p>"Given the extremely long time horizon, we were agnostic about current …

A History of FIFA World Cup Kits From the Last 84 Years

Courtesy of The Guardian, we have here the comprehensive and interactive guide of the participating<p>Courtesy of <i>The Guardian</i>, we have here the comprehensive and interactive guide of the participating 32 teams’ football kits from the past 84 years. Most of us will not have had the chance to see these …

With IPO Hopes Fading, Square And Box Face Reality Of Commodity Products

Square and Box would seem to be the very epitome of every startup founder’s dream of reaching the pinnacle of entrepreneurial success. Take a kernel of an idea and turn it into a massive, multi-billion-dollar company that publicly debuts in an IPO. For the founders involved, the exhilaration and …

5 strategies to build your retirement income

When building retirement-income portfolio, advisers tend to fall into one of two camps. There’s the save-the-principal-and-live-off-the-income camp. …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

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Everything gamers want to know about the Xbox One

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Just a week after the PlayStation 4 hit stores, the Xbox One has arrived, setting the state for a pretty vicious Black Friday …

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

Xbox One review: a fast and powerful work in progress

<i>On April 22nd, 2016, Engadget published an updated review of the Xbox One, complete with a higher score of 84 and detailed impressions of the newer UI.</i><p>Your new running shoes have WiFi, but there are still -- <i>still!</i> -- no flying cars. We've got mini-supercomputers in our pockets, but where's the …

IPhone hidden features: nine ways to extend the battery life on your smartphone device

Battery drain can be frustrating so here are nine ways to extend the battery life on your iPhone, iPad and Android<p><b>Disable the parallax effect</b><p>The parallax effect taps into the iPhone's inbuilt motion sensors and makes the home screen icons float when moving the phone around.<p>It means that when you …

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Google Chrome's top 10 hidden features

From the iPad interface to quick calculations, Daniel Johnson brings you 10 of Google Chrome's best hidden features<p><b>1) Built-in task manager</b><p>Everyone knows Ctrl+Alt+Delete brings up Windows task manager. But did you know Google Chrome has its own?<p>Chrome treats each tab as a separate process so if …

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