The New ‘Qualified Business Income Deduction’ Varies Based On Your Business Type – Or Does It?

Two short weeks ago, we dissected perhaps the most widely-anticipated but least-understood aspect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: the new deduction available to business owners. As a reminder, under the new law, after January 1, 2018, the owner of a: sole proprietorship reported directly on Schedule C rental activity reported directly on Schedule E S corporation, […]

Starting a Business? Here Are the Most and Least Profitable Industries.

If you’re thinking about starting a business, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting into. Today, one-third of startups fail within their first two years of business, according to recent research by the Small Business Association. To ensure you’re not part of this 33 percent, it’s important to make sure the industry that you’re getting into […]

13 of the best business books of 2017

Looking to get a promotion at work, become an entrepreneur or just have smart topics of conversation at your fingertips for cocktail parties in 2018? Hit the business section of your local bookstore. There are so many business books published each year, it can be hard to overwhelming to sort through them all. So here […]

The Best PC Games of 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Thimbleweed Park is an entertaining old-school adventure Assassin’s Creed Origins is a welcome return for the series Hellblade and Pyre show that indie developers haven’t given up on PC Sony has the PS4 Pro and Microsoft has the Xbox One X. The humble PC doesn’t need to brag about 4K resolution or HDR when customisation and flexibility […]

More than words: 6 typefaces that changed how we see the world

Paul McNeil is a typographic designer with experience in brand and corporate communications. He is co-founder of London graphic design studio MuirMcNeil, and currently works as a Senior Lecturer in Typography at the London College of Communication. His latest book, “The Visual History of Type,” published by Laurence King, is out now. I’ve always been fascinated by […]

The growing role of artificial intelligence in business

To meet growing consumer expectations in a digitally-driven world, companies have to deal with huge amounts of real-time data and create personalized consumer experiences to stay relevant. As such, they are increasingly employing newer technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive computing and robotics, among others. From Apple’s assistant Siri to self-driving cars, evolution of […]

The 5 Best PC Games Of 2017

First-person shooters, survival-horror games, RPGs, adventure games, and real-time tactical strategy games; these are all genres that PC has used throughout its existence to solidify itself as one of gaming’s most popular platforms. If you love to play on PC, this was a good year, as 2017 offered mastercraft executions of every genre mentioned above. […]

Gujarat’s under-22 generation: Young cattle rearers in Kutch debate the future of their grassland

Savan Halepotra chops Banni’s infamous gando bawal weed for a living | Aarefa Johari Every winter for the past decade, Mirkhan Gafoor Jat has watched tourists flocking to the white salt desert of the Rann of Kutch to participate in Gujarat Tourism’s annual Rann Utsav. Most of the tourists pass through his home turf, the expansive […]

The Popular Design Tool That’s Actually A Privacy Nightmare

There’s a lot going on in the background when you visit most websites. Scripts may be providing analytical data about what you click on. Trackers may link your activity back to your social media accounts. In fact, one type of script allows whoever owns the website you’re perusing to literally watch whatever you’re doing. Called […]