Peter Diamandis

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Big Ideas

Andrew Young on race and Donald Trump: You don’t help an alcoholic by calling him a drunk

<b>On the eve of the Martin Luther King Jr.</b> holiday, the fierce topic of Sunday morning news shows was President Donald Trump and his reference, during …

George Stephanopoulos

Tony Robbins and Peter Diamandis Believe Entrepreneurs With Crazy Business Ideas Will Save the World

I think we forget the fact that today, as an entrepreneur, there is no real limitation other than the self-imposed," Diamandis said during a webcast with Robbins.<p>Tony Robbins and Peter Diamandis don't want you to be afraid of the future. Instead, they encourage all entrepreneurs to be inspired by …

Success

"How I Work": Heather Kahler, VP of Customer Exeperience at PFL @sunshinegrrrl #HowIWork

<i>By Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing</i><p>“How I Work” is one of my favorite recurring features in <i>Inc Magazine</i> as well as via Lifehacker’s This Is …

Psychology

8 Must-Attend Events for Making 2018 Your Best Year Ever

Here are eight great conferences and events every entrepreneur should attend this year.<p>The new year is upon us, and entrepreneurs around the world are looking for tools and information to make the most of their business in the coming year. There's almost no better way to get everything you need -- …

Festivals

The Transhumanist Pipe Dream of a ‘Zero-Cost’ Future

"What is possible is speeding up at such an accelerating rate is that it's challenging our sense of stability.... We're rapidly moving toward a world …

Conservative View

Why you should feel optimism for your New Year.

The beginning of a new year is often a time for reflection. It is also a time when people think about their futures. Often we set goals for the year ahead. I have been inspired recently by a book that was referred to me from a friend. It is called <i>Abundance, The Future is Better Than You Think</i> by …

Exponential Finance Conference

China Will Be Carrying Insects And Plants to The Surface of The Moon This Year

It begins.<p>It would be no exaggeration to say that we live in an age of renewed space exploration.<p>In particular, the Moon has become the focal point …

Science

Marco Bizzarri on How Gucci's Company Culture Fuels Business Success

The Gucci chief executive talks to BoF about how a culture of purpose and new ways of working underpin the brand’s impressive turnaround.<p><i>This</i> …

Exponential Finance Conference

Western Australian startup Speqs allows users to virtually try on glasses in real time

With online shopping now accounting for more than seven percent of total Australian retail sales, consumers are growing accustomed to buying most …

Startups (Australia)

Brain hacking: What Bill Gates and other tech titans want with our mind

We are on the verge of unlocking the mysteries of the human brain: 2018 will see a critical mass of researchers, technologists, and entrepreneurs coalesce around that mission.<p>“The frontier for the next decade is definitely human brain research and augmentation of human intelligence,” Peter …

Business

How This Social Entrepreneur Impacts The Slums Of Mumbai To Silicon Valley

Kunal Sood is a social entrepreneur, the Founder of The Novus Summit, and X Fellows. He is also a partner at the X-Impact Group.<p>Sood is breaking ground at the intersection of education, innovation, and entrepreneurship.<p>Sood is engaged in high-tech startups, curates high-octane flagship summits, and …

Entrepreneurship

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much …

Motivation

The 7 Hub Stories That Got the Most Social Media Love This Year

I bet you think 2017 was a hot mess, a relentless series of tragedies and catastrophes that exposed humanity for what little it’s worth. Let us …

The Future

Digitized to Democratized: These Are the 6 Ds of Exponential Technologies

<i>From time to time, the Singularity Hub editorial team unearths a gem from the archives and wants to share it all over again. It’s usually a piece</i> …

Innovation

Why the World Is Still Getting Better—and That's Likely to Continue

<i>From time to time, the Singularity Hub editorial team unearths a gem from the archives and wants to share it all over again. It’s usually a piece</i> …

The Future

9 Ways You Can Use Your Devices for Advanced Scientific Research

Want to help solve world problems like finding a cure for cancer? Looking to make a global impact in 2018 with minimal effort on your part? It’s …

Scientific Research

This Is How You Train Your Brain To Get What You Really Want

In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an eBook, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know …

Success

6 Secrets About Bitcoin Value Most People Aren’t Aware Of

“At its core, Bitcoin is a smart currency designed by very forward-thinking engineers. It eliminates the need for banks, gets rid of credit card …

Bitcoin

Term Sheet -- Friday, December 14

VENTURE DEALS<p>• <b>Ginkgo Bioworks</b><b>,</b> the Boston, Mass-based organism company, raised $275 million in Series D funding. Investors included <b>Viking Global, Y</b> …

Venture Capital

Insilico to present the recent advances in AI for aging research at the 25th annual A4M Conference

Wednesday, 13th of December, 2017, Baltimore, MD - Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based company specializing in the application of artificial …

Longevity

When Corporate Anti-Bodies Attack Innovation, This Is How Banks Fight Back

The connection between abundance and technology may have been immortalized in a TED Talk from Peter Diamandis, but that hasn’t stopped the fear-based conversations about robots greeting us in hotels or drone fleets delivering our packages.<p>Michael Leadbetter, Head of Strategy at ExO Works, picked up …

Innovation

South By Southwest: YouTube’s Lyor Cohen Set to Keynote

South by Southwest Conference and Festivals has announced the addition of Lyor Cohen as a keynote speaker to its programming lineup for March. The …

Exponential Finance Conference

SXSW Announces Lyor Cohen As Keynote, ‘This Is Us’, ‘The Chi’ Cast & Creators As Featured Speakers

Next year’s South by Southwest Conference and Festival has added more notable names to their lineup of speakers. The annual confab has added Global …

TV

Announcing Keynote Lyor Cohen and Featured Speakers Common, Lena Waithe, Peter Diamandis and More for SXSW 2018

SXSW is pleased to announce <b>Lyor Cohen</b>, Global Head of Music at YouTube and Google, as the latest <b>Music Keynote</b> for SXSW 2018. Additionally, a new …

SXSW

Why Intelligent Optimism Is Crucial to Human Progress

There is nothing to be gained from blind optimism. But an optimistic mindset can be grounded in rationality and evidence. It may be hard to believe, …

Exponential Finance Conference

8 of the Most Innovative Sports Organisations

New technology continues to drive innovation within the sports industry. Whether sports organisations are looking to provide enhanced experiences for …

Arjen Robben

Abundance of Capital

There is a growing abundance of capital to fund entrepreneurs’ Massively Transformative Purposes (MTPs) and Moonshots.<p>Just this year, venture capitalists in the United States have poured over $70 billion into entrepreneurs — just the tip of the iceberg.<p>In this blog, I’ll cover three places outside …

Bitcoin

PETER DIAMANDIS: PART 2 – What The Hell Is a Moon Shot? - #449

What is your Moonshot? Space Enthusiast Peter Diamandis’ include mining asteroids, extending human lifespan, and increasing brain functionality. He …

Exponential Finance Conference

Can Zim ride the optimism wave and leapfrog to Economy 4.01?

<i>The momentous shift in Zimbabwe has opened up the space for political and economic reform that has the potential to reinvigorate the entire SADC</i> …

Business (South Africa)