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5 Whiskey Cocktails That Will Never Let You Down

Much like with fashion, or tech, trends in cocktail culture come and go. But some drinks never change. From the Old Fashioned to the mint julep, here …

Made in America

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Best whisky 2018: The smoothest Scotch whiskies (and other styles), from £17

Malts, grains, blends and bourbons – there’s nothing quite like a dram to warm away the winter blues<p>Whisky (or, as our friends across the Irish Sea …

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

Try Training This AI To Respond To Your Face

Google’s latest AI Experiment lets anyone teach a neural network in seconds.<p>Machine learning is a complex topic, and it requires specific expertise to build products using this form of AI. That’s a serious problem for designers, who have no easy way of experimenting with this new technology. But a …

10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

How Apple machine learning is different from Android ML

From a note to subscribers posted Tuesday by Loup Ventures’ Gene Munster:<p>Google provides developers with TensorFlow compiling tools that make it easy …

AI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online Course

The founder of Google Brain and former head of Baidu’s AI efforts wants to train a giant new workforce to help make “AI the new electricity.”<p>Artificial intelligence could be as important to transforming the economy as electricity was 100 years ago. But for that to happen, the world will need a huge …

These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America

This infographic created by Jason at Frugal Dad shows that almost all media comes from the same six sources.<p>That's consolidated from 50 companies back in 1983.<p>NOTE: This infographic is from last year and is missing some key transactions. GE does not own NBC (or Comcast or any media) anymore. So …

Time Warner

Thousands of ICE detainees claim they were forced into labor, a violation of anti-slavery laws

Tens of thousands of immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were forced to work for $1 day, or for nothing at all — a violation of federal anti-slavery laws — a lawsuit claims.<p>The lawsuit, filed in 2014 against one of the largest private prison companies in the country, …

Immigration

The 100 Richest Universities: Their Generosity and Commitment to Research

In looking for a university to attend, you are probably considering such factors as location, reputation, faculty, and majors. But are you …

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

Video: How to tell the difference between AI, machine learning, and deep learning

Advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are impacting businesses. But, the terms are often used interchangeably. …

Machine Learning

Learn How to Properly and Efficiently Cull Images in Lightroom

I am notoriously plagued by indecision. I will often stare into my cereal cabinet for tens of minutes. Choosing images strikes fear deep into my …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Pocket-size light packs studio power for your iPhone shoot

For all the magical powers coded and wired into the iPhone camera, it can’t rise to every challenge. You still need light to make a decent photograph and good light can be as fleeting as the moments you are trying to capture.<p>But what if you could put good light into your pocket and pull it out when …

Crowd Funding

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Elon Musk shared a video of Tesla's new self-driving car system in action

The video — shared by Musk on his Twitter profile on Wednesday — shows a Tesla vehicle driving itself on highways and urban streets without any human input.<p>A person sits behind the wheel of the car as it drives them to a Tesla office. When the vehicle arrives, it drops the person off at the …

Tesla

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

3 Best TED Talks of 2016 Reveal the Secrets to Create and Deliver World-Class Presentations

An expert on all facets of business presentations selects her top TED Talks of the year (so far.)<p>In some ways, we're all presenters. Even if we never give a TED Talk, at times we all need to convince, to inspire, to motivate, to inform, or entertain. That means we can all use some help in improving …

IKEA Launches DIY Restaurant Where Guests Are the Chefs

Ikea’s latest dining innovation arrives in the United Kingdom next week. The Scandinavian purveyor of sleek home goods and Swedish meatballs is now in the business of letting guests cook for themselves at one store in the Shoreditch district of London, <i>Fortune</i> reports.<p>"The Dining Club" is a free DIY …

15 Best Books on Coming Up With Genius Ideas

The old, the new, and the most brilliant ideas.<p>There are thousands of books on creativity and innovation out there. Many are great, some are exceptional, but few stand (or will stand) the test of time. As an author and researcher on innovation myself, I keep a short list of books to recommend to …

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some insight from these 18 provocative and wildly …

Wall Street

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Alibaba joins the automotive race with new 'internet car'

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has just revealed its automotive ambitions with the announcement of an "internet car."<p>The mid-size SUV will be made with SAIC, one of China's big four state-owned automakers, and is called the RX5. It will retail for 148,800 yuan (converts roughly to $22,300, …

The Biggest Mistake Young Entrepreneurs Are Making Today

The overhyped startups with multibillion-dollar valuations are setting a bad example.<p>I'm getting worried about the effect the unicorn phenomenon in Silicon Valley is having on entrepreneurs around the country. I keep running into young people who have everything they need to launch a successful …

The top 17 startups to launch so far in 2016

While the start of 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, superfast internet, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data …

Startups

This Entrepreneur Created a Global Café Franchise as an 'F You' to Starbucks

Maria De La Croix has a fine arts degree and an advertising background, and she lives in Stockholm, Sweden -- unlikely characteristics for a Silicon Valley-backed founder. But she does embody the region's status-quo-disrupting ethos.<p>Two years ago, the 27 year old applied for a barista job at a …

Customers

Spotfund Lets You Become A Micro-Philanthropist At The Touch Of A Button

So they launched Spotfund, a micro-donation app to fix injustice at a price point everyone can afford. The platform features a newsfeed about ongoing …

Social Media