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How to make $115 an hour in the ‘gig economy’

This is one hell of a gig.<p>Millions of workers now participate in the gig economy — loosely defined as the workers who work a series of freelance or …

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

The Ancient Greeks had two different concepts of time — and the second could change how you organize your day

I like it when that happens. It introduces me to a new way of thinking, to a concept I hadn't considered in the same way.<p>The ancient Greek language has two different words for time. <i>Chronos</i> refers to the kind of time we measure by the ticking clock. It's the time we use as we try to meet deadlines, …

Wearable Tech

GKA's iron ring sculpture represents the intimate relationship between the medieval monarchies

<b>london-based practice george king architects’ (GKA) recent project, iron ring, is a large scale, iconic sculpture for flint castle in the form of a</b> …

Henry IV

The Netherlands, always vulnerable to floods, has a new approach to water management

Much of the Netherlands is below sea level and major floods have occurred every generation or so for hundreds of years. In a warming world with increased rainfall and sea level rise, the threat from floods is increasing worldwide, and the Dutch are leading the way in water management …

I used to work 80 hours a week — until I stumbled across a technique that cut my office hours down to 20

I would work 60, 70, sometimes 80 hours a week — it was never enough. I wore my 'busy-ness' like a badge of honor ... I loved telling you how unbelievably hectic my life was at any given moment.<p><b>Until I completely burned out.</b><p>After years of grinding away, I realized one day that I needed to …

Time Management

7 Steps to Making $900,000 (or More) Before You're 30

Live someplace too dull to distract you from making money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people in their 20’s are still in debt from their student days. My trading challenge aims to help people turn small amounts of money into six and seven figures in a short …

Profit

Richard Branson wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning—here's his daily routine

How you start your morning can set the tone for the rest of the day. As entrepreneur Tim Ferriss, who has asked hundreds of ultra-successful people …

Tip Box offers mountain views that will blow you away (and give you vertigo!)

It’s minimalist architecture offering huge views. But this is not for the faint of heart – imagine standing in a box balanced precariously on the …

UK military lab launches £40,000 machine learning prize

Tech giants including Google and Facebook have been rushing to snap up artificial intelligence and machine learning talent in recent years. Now, the …

Machine Learning

New Clerky tools help startups hire and raise funds without running into legal problems

Clerky may not be a household name like TurboTax today, but the company’s business formation software has been called a “secret weapon” by startup founders in Silicon Valley for years. Many Y Combinator co-founders use it to get their companies started on paper. And now, Clerky is launching two new …

When Did UX Design Become So Easy? – Muzli - Design Inspiration

If design was so easy, then everyone would be a designer.<p>I get it. Time isn’t always on our side. We want to learn what we can in a short period of …

The ousted co-founder of Hyperloop One launched a rival startup — and it plans to build a Hyperloop in just 3 years

Brogan BamBrogan isn't new to the Hyperloop startup scene.<p>Just a year after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk released a 57-page white paper outlining plans for the Hyperloop, BamBrogan co-founded Hyperloop Technologies, which now goes by the name of Hyperloop One.<p>Since its 2014 founding, Hyperloop …

High-speed Rail

Become a coder with the $15 Complete Web Developer Course ($200 value)

The world of coding can be intimidating if you’re new to the game and don’t know where to start. Today there exists an ocean of programming …

9 of the best resources for learning HTML and CSS

Learning HTML and CSS can feel like a bit of an uphill struggle, especially because there's almost too much information out there. Where do you even …

Web Design

22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On

To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.<p>We believe that working with a company that you trust is imperative when building your dream home. Take a look at 22 top-tier, reliable prefab …

Prefab Homes

A Price You Pick Gets You 156 Hours of Premium Coding Instruction, From Python to Ruby & Everything In Between

<b>Learn How To Code: Google's Go Programming Language</b><p><b>The Complete Python Course: Beginner to Advanced!</b><p>Get the Complete A to Z Story on Python & Start …

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

7 Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills<p>Updated January 05, 2018<p>In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether …

OpenCourseware

Think and Grow Rich Summary

This book was written a very long time ago. First published in 1937, it has been recommended by many leaders all around the world. The author shares …

Motivation

Now is the time to ditch your 9 to 5 and become a freelance web developer

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>With the …

The Indian government is considering introducing a Universal Basic Income

Professor Guy Standing, an economist who co-founded advocate group Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) in 1986, told Business Insider that the Indian government will release a report in January which says the idea is "feasible" and "basically the way forward."<p>The idea behind universal basic income is …

Universal Basic Income

The 27 best startups that launched this year

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

Startups

Free Online Architecture Courses From World-Class Universitites

Thinking of continuing your studies but don't want to start a master's or a doctorate just yet? Around the world, short-term courses taken remotely …

Faceted Classification

Starting A Company In 2017? Here Are 7 Tools To Make Your Job A Whole Lot Easier

These are the essentials.<p>Nowadays, it really doesn't matter what field you're in--you need to be digital. Big cabinets and stacks of paper are going out the door, and so are sloppy desktops with endless excel files. There are too many great programs out there with automated processes to warrant …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

The Backpack You’ve Been Dreaming Of

Designers broadly aim for two reactions to their design. For other designers to go “I wish I had thought of that”, and for everyone else to go “I …

CBS Is Developing A Show About A Badass Architect

Television has plenty of cops, firefighters, and doctors. But architects? About as common as a T square in a contemporary practice. (Unless you’re talking about romantic comedies.) But the drought is soon to end. According to a <i>Variety</i> report, CBS is developing new drama loosely based on the …

Startup Resources | Books, Articles, Podcasts, and Videos

The Idea<p>(vision, problem to solve, product details, value & growth hypotheses, etc...)<p>How to generate startup ideas - i.e. solve problems, scratch …

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

The Brain