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How I Set Up My Workspace in Photoshop

At some of my workshops I get asked how I set up my Photoshop Workspace. I also get asked about that Calibration Strip displayed on the right sidebar …

SXSW: Sony’s Future Lab shows off its ‘N’ audio-based wearable, other projects

Earlier this month Sony announced a new R&D initiative called the “Future Lab Program” and a mysterious device simply called “N” was concurrently shown off in a YouTube video. Details on this audio-based wearable were light until today, but the Japanese company set out to fix that by heading to the …

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Monetize Their Free Time

The biggest advantage that the Internet has brought to the world of work is the ability to combine several jobs in an efficient way. Working both day …

Small Business

Why one designer is breaking all the logo design rules

If you've read our pro guide to logo design, you'll know the most effective logos are those that are simple, memorable, timeless, versatile and …

7 Secrets of Successful People to Living a Balanced Life | Inc.com

Most of us business leaders have a time in our lives when we just feel out of whack. Specifically, we feel like we've lost that sense of work-life balance. We know we may have been putting in too many 80-hour weeks in a row, and we can feel the side effects of making that kind of commitment. The …

Success

‘Biggest parenting problem of our time’

THE most troubling challenge parents face today has nothing to do with the kids’ diet, or their homework. It’s all laid bare in a new documentary.

Today’s Cars Are Parked 95% of the Time

Reports of the death of car-buying among millennials turn out to have been greatly exaggerated. But there’s one big reason ride-hailing services like …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

These beautiful tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build — take a look inside

After more than a decade of designing, editing, and reworking, the students at Rural Studio, Auburn University 's architectural-design program, built two cottages with raw materials that cost just $14,000 each. (The team calls them the "20K Homes.")<p>The goal was to create a model for building homes …

Amanda Charchian Photographs Female Nudes Around the World

We caught up with the artist about her intimate new book, 'Pheromone Hotbox.'<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators and contains adult content.</b><p>Amanda Charchian celebrates the female nude in her new book, <i>Pheromone Hotbox</i>. From 2012 to 2015 the LA-based photographer traveled the world, shooting …

These 15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos Show What's Really Under the Sea

Winners from the Underwater Photographer Awards.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced, and the beautiful yet eerie photos are amazing. The awards cover eight areas—wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, British waters wide angle, British …

Slow internet? 10 easy ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

Broadband customers in the UK suffer from "dire" internet connections, according to a recent government report.<p>The report from a coalition of over 100 cross-party MPs found that 5.7 million people don't receive Ofcom's minimum stipulated download speeds.<p>While scientists try to fix the problem with …

Google is quietly building a much smarter email app

Google / Skye Gould / Tech Insider<p>There are more ways to communicate online than ever before. Yet millions of people still use email to interact with …

A Hoodie Startup Whose Target Market Is Entrepreneurs

<b>Startup</b>: The Entrepreneur Hoodie<p><b>Founder</b>: Elena Titova<p><b>Location</b>: New York City<p><b>Employees</b>: 1<p><b>Launched</b>: January 2016<p><b>The pitch</b>: Elena Titova is the founder of Et 2 Graphics in New York City, a UI/UX design firm and she interacts (and hires) lots of developers and technical geeks. She noticed they all seem …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

Vogue 100 features rare celebrity portraits - CNN Style

Written by Esra Gurkan, CNN<p>"Vogue 100: A Century of Style," a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London, showcases the remarkable range of photography that has been at the forefront of British <i>Vogue</i> since it was founded in 1916.<p>Structured in reverse chronology, the exhibition …

21 Insane Gadgets To Make Your iPhone Even Cooler

Because carrying a handheld computer isn't high-tech enough.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Google reportedly building Cardboard v2

It’s been a year and a half since Google first introduced the world to VR with its low-cost Cardboard headset that worked with almost any smartphone. The Financial Times reports that the company is now working on the next iteration of its VR viewing device, slated for release later this …

Your next Android phone might 'see' like humans

NEW YORK—Human beings can instantly recognize the objects in a room. How many are there, what color are they? If anyone is speaking we understand that, too.<p>Google's next generation of digital devices will soon process and understand what they’re they’re seeing just like we humans.<p>On Thursday, San …

Google adds chat-like commenting to Sheets and Slides on your phone

Over the last year or so, Google has put a focus on making the phone and tablet versions of its productivity suite up to par with the web versions. The latest new feature Google's rolling out around that mission is a revamped commenting experience in Docs, Sheets and Slides for Android and iOS. For …

Spotify launches its video and podcasting service for Android and iOS devices

<b>Spotify is launching its first video and podcasting services.</b><p>The music steaming company will have content available on Android and iOS by the end of next week in the UK.<p>By adding videos to its app, the firm believes it could encourage subscribers to spend more time using it and make more money …

Inbox by Gmail now lets you find the information you need even faster

The latest Inbox by Gmail update brings some big improvements to the way search within the app works, allowing you to find the information you need …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>Google Photos is adding 'Favorite' and 'Like' buttons to your pictures<p>Google is updating its Photos cloud storage service with a star-shaped button to mark selected pictures as your Favorites. ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>YouTube's streaming music service is launching next week<p>YouTube …

Apps

What My Failed Presentation Taught Me About Pitching Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Why Management Dashboards And Analytics Will Never Be The Same Again

A picture can paint a thousand words, the saying goes. But unless we know how to decode its message, a picture can also be difficult to read.<p>Words, on the other hand, usually have a very direct meaning and are simple to understand. But critical messages can be lost if they are not used in an …

Big Data

Serial Entrepreneurs vs. LifeStyle Businesses | Inc.com

Have you ever heard the phrase "lifestyle businesses" in venture capital circles? It has a condescending undertone--those are little companies that might not grow 100 x, so they're not interested in them. The entrepreneurs who hang out in these circles are often referred to and revered as "serial …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Not to Do When Running a Small Business

I’ve been a creative entrepreneur since 2005. My first design company was a partnership with my significant other. It was largely a freestyle …

The One Challenge Every Startup Will Face

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Humans Watch More Porn Than You Can Even Imagine

More than that.<p>To truly step back and realize that you're just a tiny pebble on an infinitely large shore, that life is far more vast and complex than any of us mortals can possibly comprehend, one must simply behold the number of hours of porn humans viewed this year: <b>4,392,486,580</b>. Narrowing down …