Facebook’s Plans for VR, Success Tips from Elon Musk & More Reading List Highlights

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1. 7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

By Umair Ahmed – Entrepreneur.com

Digest: Young Entrepreneurship

Curator: Chas Pulido

Founder of Tesla, SpaceX, Paypal, more Elon Musk shares 7 tips for young entrepreneurs! Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/caFwnH


2. Welcome to Zuckerworld: Facebook’s really big plans for virtual reality

By Bryant Urstadt and Sarah Frier – Bloomberg Businessweek

Digest: Virtual & Augmented Reality

Curators: Kelly Vicars, Lindsay Saunders, Martin Ahe

What does the future of Oculus look like? Mark Zuckerberg, who has thought about VR since middle school gives a view of what the future looks like and really, it’s pretty cool. This article outlines how the limits that are currently seen in Oculus, resolution, body tracking, response time, etc… are being worked with now to find solutions. While much of it is a human problem and recreating how people experience the world, there is also the hardware aspect and how companies are making a land grab for end users. If you want to meet the team behind Oculus, this is a good article to read. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/caD6jP


3. The five-hour rule for deliberate learning

By Michael Simmons – Inc

Digest: HR & Employee Experience

Curator: Philip Alexander

How leaders abide by the 5-hour rule – try to spend an hour a day on deliberate learning. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/caDulf


4. These 4 Questions Will Tell You If You Found the Right Company Culture

By Susan Zheng – Techstars

Digest: Startup

Curators: Zubin Chagpar, Chris McCann

“A company’s culture is ultimately decided by its leadership and carried out by its employees. If the leadership team has outlined a company culture around kindness and generosity, you may notice employees smiling at you, asking who you are there to see, and striking up a conversation with you while you wait for your interview.” Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/caDaxH


5. Yahoo Has a Tool that Can Catch Online Abuse Surprisingly Well

By Will Knight – Technology Review

Digest: Artificial Intelligence

Curator: Bjorn Larsen

Yahoo has apparently developed an algorithm for detecting and removing abusive comments that it is much better than anything available before. Important area of focus for AI tech, IMO, and one where it can bring huge value to society in the near future. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/caLPBX


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