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Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Monday, 1 June
Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Recently, Old Taskmaster has read a lot about how robots could mean the end of many careers – and frankly, I’m sick of the whinging! Here’s why the rise of the machines is less of a jobs threat than some claim.

Technology

Start-up TV

Seven pieces of startup advice from Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed

Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed says he didn’t realise venture capital was an option when looking at ways to grow the business in its early days.

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Business Planning

Painkillers or vitamins?: Five tips for a first-time entrepreneur

Painkillers or vitamins?: Five tips for a first-time entrepreneur

Thursday, 20 August 2015 04:38 | by Mark McDonald

For every entrepreneur, one thing is guaranteed - you will make mistakes.

'No' is the new 'yes': Pareto rule for entrepreneurs

'No' is the new 'yes': Pareto rule for entrepreneurs

Thursday, 6 August 2015 05:34 | by Mark McDonald

Controlling your attention might be a mental ability, but it can also mean you choose your tasks wisely.

Marketing

Marketers target social media influencers: Why your business should consider doing the same

Marketers target social media influencers: Why your business should consider doing the same

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 03:58 | by Eloise Keating

Australian businesses are increasingly spending their marketing budget on creating branded content to engage social media users with large and engaged audiences, or 'influencers'.

Hypetap puts 75 million followers within reach

Hypetap puts 75 million followers within reach

Monday, 3 August 2015 04:32 | by Denham Sadler

The Melbourne-based startup connects brands and agencies with ‘influencers’ – social media users with a large following – to create marketing campaigns.

Technology

Facebook’s M ready to help out

Facebook’s M ready to help out

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 22:21 | by Kye White

Facebook has launched M, a virtual assistant found in its messenger app, that will help users complete tasks, like making bookings, finding gifts or completing purchases.

Just how big has eSports become?

Just how big has eSports become?

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 04:20 | by Dmitri Williams

Which sport saw its major surge begin a mere 10 years ago, and whose global revenue has already surpassed the revenue of the entire music industry by $20 million?

Financing A Business

New angel investor guidelines mean startups won’t have to wing it

New angel investor guidelines mean startups won’t have to wing it

Thursday, 27 August 2015 04:08 | by Denham Sadler

New voluntary guidelines aiming to create a “new dynamic in the relationship” between angel investors and Australian startups have been announced.

Stock market turmoil ‘an opportunity’ for startups

Stock market turmoil ‘an opportunity’ for startups

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 22:17 | by Denham Sadler

Australian investors say this week’s global stock market volatility can be seen as an opportunity for local startups as attention turns away from commodities.

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