This 6-year-old made $11M on YouTube last year. What are you doing with your life?


Six-year-old Ryan has the job most of us dreamed about when we were his age. For the last three years, he’s opened toys, played with them, and cashed checks that most of us can only dream of. According to Forbes’ new list of highest paid YouTube stars, Ryan of “Ryan ToysReview” earned about $ 11 million between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017, good for eighth on the list — tied with Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, of the popular comedy channel, Smosh. “Ryan was watching a lot of toy review channels — some of his favorites are EvanTubeHD and Hulyan…

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Facebook gets new festive features for the holidays


Facebook today began to roll out a suite of new holiday features to raise the spirits of its millions of users. The most useful cheer update is probably the holiday cards you can send to family and Friends. You can customize them with special photos and messages, and the designs are cute, if generic, holiday designs involving stars and doves. As we get closer to the end of the month, the site’s users will be able to use a number of holiday backgrounds in their updates. Most of the other holiday effects involve the Camera. Facebook will be adding time-exclusive…

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WTF: What’s the future of business – Why challenging the status quo takes more than a rallying cry


“It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.” – Leon C. Megginson We live in an era of digital Darwinism, where technology and society evolve faster than most businesses can adapt. Business as usual is no longer good enough. To survive, organizations must also evolve. While this sounds commonsensical, it’s easier said than done. Challenging convention might be in the DNA of progressive companies such as Apple, Netflix, Starbucks and Tesla, but it’s not an inherent trait for more traditional organizations. And, while the “digital” in Digital Darwinism might…

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How a decentralized economy helps society


Much like the early days of the internet, the blockchain revolution has begun to attract an incredible amount of attention from entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers alike. With Bitcoin soaring past USD $ 11,000, and other alternative coins trending upwards, the cryptocurrency movement is finally beginning to solidify its utility and gain viral momentum. Though the volatile, high-risk/high-reward nature of the currencies has proven lucrative for investors, realizing unbelievable short-term gains, technologists are far more encouraged by the long-term implications of blockchain. The next generation of startups will be able to leverage core tenants of blockchain to solve foundational obstacles present across…

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Learn the program that will turn you into a spreadsheet guru for just $18


Right now, you can learn how to use VBA to become an Excel super-user with this Microsoft VBA bundle, on sale now for only $ 18 with coupon code “GREEN40” for a limited time (87 percent off) from TNW Deals.
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