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How to Build Your Own Artificial Intelligence

The AIY (Artificial Intelligence It Yourself) project at Google provides a low-cost infrastructure which, when combined with a Raspberry Pi, allows …

Here is how to get into the drone business and take advantage of growing opportunities

Gearing Up Towards a Drone-Powered Economy<p>Some trends have the capacity of turning into mega trends and bringing about a dramatic shift in the economy as we know it. UAVs have managed to do that in a rather short period of time.<p>From being considered as mere "toys of the hobbyists", "flying cameras …

Drones

Albert Einstein Quotes

By onAugust 24, 2013 in Scientists<p><b>Albert Einstein</b> (1879-1955) was born in Germany and became an American citizen in 1940. A world-famous theoretical …

Transmit Radio Signals with Raspberry PI

“In this video I show how to transmit radio signals with a Raspberry Pi! This video includes the complete steps from the beginning, where we format …

Raspberry Pi

Local Realtors Embracing Drone Tours - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Greg MacMaster’s Air Force experience continues to serve him well. While stationed in Germany, one of his duties was to forecast the weather using …

Drones

Home Distillation of Alcohol (Homemade Alcohol to Drink)

Using Potatoes<p>For those of you interested in making authentic Vodka or Schnapps from potato, the following emails from David Reid should be of …

The Empty Boat by Chuang Tzu

He who rules men lives in confusion;<br>He who is ruled by men lives in sorrow.<br>Yao therefore desired<br>Neither to influence others<br>Nor to be influenced by …

Spirituality

Stop Chasing Your Illusions

<b>Excerpts from<br>To you<br>by Sawaki Kôdô Rôshi</b><p><b>Translated from Japanese by Jesse Haasch and Muhô</b><p>“People only keep themselves busy to avoid boredom.<p>Everybody …

Zen

Flow Hive Extracts Honey On Tap Without Disturbing Bees

A new invention by father-and-son team Stuart and Cedar Anderson could drastically change the way we harvest honey from beehives. Created and tested by the Australia-based beekeeper duo over the last decade, the Flow Hive uses specially designed honeycomb frames and a spigot system to extract honey …

Off-grid

Emergency Power Based on Cordless Drill Batteries

[Don Eduardo] took matters into his own hands after experiencing a days-long power outage at his house. And like most of us have done at least one, …

Forget Chicken Coops—Fish Ponds Could Be the Future of Urban Farming

In a 950-square-foot second-floor walk-up in Manhattan, Jonathan Kadish grows rainbow chard, bok choy, and lettuce in a four-foot-square nook near …

iRobot Create 2 is a fully programmable robot for students and developers

Robotic technology company iRobot, most known for its Roomba vacuums, recently announced an expansion to its science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach program. Along with a series of new learning resources, the company has now made its Create 2 robot platform available.<p>Based on the …

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

13 Foods You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Every day we throw heaps of leftovers and scraps out which could actually be used to regrow fruits, vegetables, and herbs completely free of charge. …

Gardening

Inspiring Quotes to Help You Get Through Your Work Day

Entrepreneurs > Inspiration<p>Next Article<p>Want to Become the Elon Musk of Booze? Listen to These Entrepreneurs of Whiskey.<p>Next Article<p>Bernard Marr<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>If you find yourself in a little mid-week or mid-day slump, take a few moments …

10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>The average employee spends 13 hours each week on email. That, plus endless lists of to-do items, hours of seemingly pointless meetings and unexpected interruptions creates noise that prevents productivity, inhibits creativity …

Motivation

5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs > Inspiration<p>Next Article<p>21 Inspiring Quotes About Success, Persistence and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur<p>Next Article<p>Lewis Howes • Guest Writer<p>NYT Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Believe it or not, successful …

Motivation

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

Growth Strategies > Take It From The Pros<p>Next Article<p>8 Essentials for Building a Billion Dollar Company<p>Next Article<p>Dharmesh Shah • Guest Writer<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Dharmesh Shah, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Money of course isn't everything. Not by a long shot. Where your definition …

Are You Cultivating Knowledge, or Just Consuming Information?

Quality output demands quality input.<p>As healthy food fuels the body, so does brain food fuel the mind. Garbage in, garbage out as they say.<p>Amidst the “sky is falling” debates over how TV and the Internet are making us mindless drones, this is the real issue to keep in mind -- we need to be …

4 Bulletproof Productivity Secrets Gleaned From the World's Great Achievers

Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What defines an elite performer isn't how they perform when everything is going well but the way they deliver when their well-laid plans are falling apart.<p>Peak productivity is the result of …

Time Management

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. …

Personal Finance

Have Fun, Eat Well and Deduct it From Your Taxes

JD & Enrolled Agent<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the advantages of running your own business is taking lots of tax deductions. And some are pretty cool — like those for meals and entertainment (M&E).<p>Yet, the IRS has long kept a suspicious eye on this area. …

Deductible

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

Author and Serial Entrepreneur<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>That old sound of the cash register ringing in sale after sale was every brick-and-mortar business owner’s dream. Sales coming in the front door meant there was money in the cash drawer. You don’t necessarily get that same …

Marketing

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

Recipes

5 Unusual Ways to Start Working Smarter, Not Harder

Growth Strategies > Habits<p>Next Article<p>8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich<p>Next Article<p>Belle Beth Cooper<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>One of the things I love about the culture at Buffer is the emphasis on working smarter, not harder. Our team is all …

The Definition of Success, According to 5 Entrepreneur Superstars

Entrepreneurs > Success<p>Next Article<p>This Author and Entrepreneur Says She Was Never Meant to Fit In. But Does That Help or Hurt Her Business?<p>Next Article<p>Matthew Toren • Contributor<p>Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are …

Entrepreneurship

Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fact: a <i>very</i> high percentage of startups fail. They might run out of money, and they might very well bankrupt their founders in the process. Despite the odds, more people are jumping onto the entrepreneurial bandwagon.<p>I have seen highly …

Entrepreneurship

Staying Resilient Through the Ups and Downs

This story originally appeared on melaniespring.com<p>Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes. <i><br>- Psychology Today</i><p>My …