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Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

Climate change hopelessness is a real condition—these experts have advice on how to cope

At the 2022 Aspen Ideas Festival, experts discussed how to cope with the toll that negative climate news and developments can take on your mental health. → Read More

These are the 5 best—and worst—states for women-owned businesses in America

A Clarify Capital study ranks the best U.S. states for women-owned businesses based on metrics like gender pay gap and percentage of women-owned small businesses. → Read More

Forget Silicon Valley—these 10 small cities are great places to launch a side hustle or start-up

Utah, Washington and Michigan are well represented on Verizon Small Business' fifth annual rankings of the best small U.S. cities to start a small business. → Read More

This Stanford researcher isn't worried about Google's 'sentient' chatbot: A truly sentient AI could be '50 years' away

Google recently suspended an engineer who became convinced that the company's AI-powered chatbot had achieved sentience. AI experts say that's not the case – and likely won't be for decades. → Read More

Millennials and Gen Zers do want to buy homes—they just can't afford it, even as adults

Most Gen Zers and millennials really do want to own a home someday, if not right now. Their biggest roadblock is affordability, a recent Bankrate survey says. → Read More

228 high-powered CEOs—from Lyft to Bain Capital—are calling for 'bold, urgent action' on gun violence

High-powered CEOs from a wide range of U.S. companies signed a letter urging Senators to take 'immediate' action on gun violence in America, following multiple mass shootings. → Read More

The pandemic-era bump in tipping is officially over—and inflation might be to blame

Despite promises to tip better during the pandemic and beyond, Americans now say they're tipping less regularly than in 2019, according to a recent report. → Read More

Bill Gates has 5 book recommendations for your 2022 summer reading list: ‘Compelling without sacrificing any complexity’

Bill Gates' summer 2022 reading recommendations don't "exactly sound like the stuff of beach reads," the billionaire writes. Here's why they made his list anyway. → Read More

The pandemic gave lots of people 'food nostalgia,' landing this 9-year-old start-up a million new customers

Goldbelly was already 7 years old when Covid-19 hit — but the national food delivery website turned out to be perfectly suited for the recent era of pandemic lockdowns. → Read More

Dialogue is 'not enough' to get more women into tech, says fintech CEO—here's what is

"Dialogue was great, but it's not enough. We have to take action," says Stax CEO Suneera Madhani on the tech industry struggling to address its own lack of diversity. → Read More

How this 34-year-old CEO beat self-doubt to build a $1 billion start-up: 'I was the last person to bet on me'

Suneera Madhani's Orlando-based fintech start-up Stax is a billion-dollar company, run by the daughter of Pakistani immigrants. It almost never launched at all. → Read More

These are the best and worst states to live in for millennials in 2022

A new study from personal finance website WalletHub says that millennials thinking of relocating should consider Washington state or Washington D.C. Here's why. → Read More

Want to change the world? Bill Gates says you should 'read a lot' and 'find a skill you enjoy'

During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder was asked what advice he'd offer to a young person looking to "make a positive impact on this world." → Read More

Mark Cuban says he supports President Biden's $10,000 student loan debt proposal: 'It has to be fixed'

The billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner is outspoken about student loan debt — and he's on board with President Biden's proposal to forgive $10,000 per borrower. → Read More

This 49-year-old CEO used lessons from Amazon and Google to build a $1.5 billion start-up

Faisal Masud worked his way up the ranks at Amazon, Google, eBay and Staples. Now, he's applying lessons from those companies to Fabric, a start-up valued at $1.5 billion. → Read More

Nearly a third of U.S. adults are more ‘scared’ of the metaverse than 'excited'

Americans are more likely to fear the metaverse than be excited about it, according to a recent Axios-Momentive survey. Even more likely: You don't know what to think, or you don't care. → Read More

The NFL Draft's No. 2 pick wore a jacket sewed by his mom — featuring mantras and 'manifestations' that helped him succeed

Aidan Hutchinson showed up to the 2022 NFL Draft wearing a unique suit jacket with a custom liner sewn in by his mother. Here's what made it so special. → Read More

Warren Buffett's charity lunch auction is back – and it's your last chance to bid on a meal with the billionaire investor

After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Warren Buffett is auctioning off a lunch with himself — billed as the "grand finale" of the annual event. → Read More

Mark Cuban says he bought the Dallas Mavericks 6 weeks after attending a game and thinking, ‘I can do better than this’

In an interview with Chris Paul, Mark Cuban says he decided to buy the Dallas Mavericks while sitting in the stands, watching his favorite team struggle. → Read More

Recreational cannabis is about to be legal in New Jersey – here's what you should expect, dispensaries say

On Thursday, the doors will finally open on what analysts believe could be a $2 billion market for adult-use, or recreational, marijuana in the Garden State by 2025. → Read More