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The Power Of Data Exhaust

Scott Brown had a question about the number of parked domains he was hearing about: Do the domain providers have an email reply set up? What he found has led to the launch of Bounce.io, a five-month company that harvests 20 to 30 million bounced emails per day in what is amounting to an advertising …

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15 Startups Leading The Hardware Revolution

Instead of building apps and Web services, companies are building real physical hardware that you can buy and use.<p>A lot of these find life on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, where the community votes with its wallet on what gadget they want to use. Most notably, there's Pebble, a company that …

17 Money-Making Techniques That Startups Can't Afford To Screw Up

Yet so many do it.<p>Instead, startup founders and CEOs need to focus on what they could charge for that people would actually pay for.<p>The Board of Innovation — a startup consultancy — recently posted a great deck detailing 17 money-making techniques every startup should know.<p>The common theme is that …

Innovation

Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

How Real People Make It Big | Inc.com

There's way too much focus on amorphous concepts like leadership and entrepreneurship these days. If you spend enough time around successful executives and entrepreneurs, you quickly learn that none of them ever set out to become either. That's just not how it works.<p>The more I think about it, if I …

Inventions

Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He Quits

This is a bummer. Minack's work was lucid and helpful.<p>But as a parting gift to clients, Minack wrote a two-page farewell note that contains the best investment advice you will likely ever receive.<p>What is this investment advice?<p><b>Don't try to pick stocks</b>• <b><br>Don't try to time the market</b>• <b><br>Just invest in a</b> …

Investing

Good Work Habits That Nearly All Geniuses Have In Common

Good Work Habits Of Geniuses<p>A very interesting new book, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, examines the good work habits of over 150 of the greatest …

Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal - Supercut

The Internet is ablaze today with this incorrigible meme, in which the beloved actor, gasp, refuses to eat cereal. Here's a supercut of these simple …

Elevatr Is A Mobile-First Tool For Startup Business Plan Creation

Serial entrepreneur with too many ideas rattling around in your head? Then you’re going to like this one: a new mobile app called Elevatr will help you keep track of your inspirations, as well as develop a business model, in order to turn your passing thoughts into plans actually worth pursuing …

Pusha T - Numbers On The Boards (Explicit)

The 10 Best Hudson Mohawke Productions

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: Transportation Woes

<b>Day 2</b>.<p>After one day of living only on Bitcoin, I’ve become very tired of having to walk everywhere. The San Francisco public transportation system won’t accept my digital tokens. I contacted Lyft, Sidecar and Uber to see if any of those tech savvy ride services would take my virtual coin, but to no …

Thundercat - Heartbreaks + Setbacks

A$ton Matthews - Mack 11 (prod. Evidence)

A$ton Matthews - Mack 11 (prod. Evidence)<p>I aint my brothers keeper, I’m my brother’s reaper..washed his blood on my hands as I dug him deeper. Chipper Jones Volume 2 // A$ton 3:16 coming this May.

Why Ryan Kavanaugh Is Now The Most-Watched Man In Hollywood

It’s 10 p.m. in Los Angeles, and Ryan Kavanaugh is doing what Hollywood executives do then and there: schmoozing. <i>Safe Haven</i>, produced by his Relativity Media movie studio, has just premiered at the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood, and stars, agents and wannabes alike fill a nearby …

Why Every Job Seeker Should Have a Personal Website, And What It Should Include

Earlier this month I uncovered seven little-known facts about the job search process. I reported that 80% of job openings are never advertised; the average number of people who apply for any given job is 118; and only 20% of applicants ever get an interview, among other things—and today I …

Finding Your Passion in 5 Easy Steps

Five easy steps... are you kidding me? People, people, people! I know you want everything like a drive-through window: quick and greasy.<p>How about <i>instead</i>, I give you five organic, thought-provoking, deep steps. Ooh, some of you like this version better.<p>Okay, so, here's what I'm going to do, as I …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Every Spreadsheet Has An Error: 7 Lessons Motivated by Reinhart and Rogoff

“Every complex spreadsheet contains an error.” Back when Lotus 1-2-3 was new and cool, I read an article that made this claim. The topic was in the news last week with a challenge to the very widely quoted research by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff regarding financial crises. A graduate student …

13 Hot London Startups You Need To Watch

While there are large, promising tech companies coming out of London (Hailo and MindCandy to name a few), we're highlighting very early stage startups that few people have heard of but are up and coming.<p>With some more work, they could grow to become the next big things in tech.<p><i>Disclosure:</i><i>London &</i> …

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Summer Movie Preview: 34 Movies To Watch Out For

Will this be the summer that all your favorite icons reach their true potential for greatness on the big screen? Or will all your favorite characters …

Entropy law linked to intelligence, say researchers

The tyranny of entropy abounds in everyday examples of disorder - and a tendency toward mess<p><b>A modification to one of the most fundamental laws of physics may provide a link to the rise of intelligence, cooperation - even upright walking.</b><p>The idea of entropy describes the way in which the Universe …

Watch Coby Ashpis’ Funky Maschine Routine Live in Downtown Madison

Previously, we watched as producer Coby Ashpis chilled (literally, I assume) in front of a lake in Madison, Wisc. and banged out a Nujabes/Flying …

Flying

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15 Career Insights From Benjamin Franklin

But throughout his life, he played several other imperative roles — politician, inventor, scientist, musician, entrepreneur and author. He also gave tons of great advice (which he admitted that he only tried to follow) in his serialized "Poor Richard's Almanack" and elsewhere.<p>On the 223rd …

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