Andy Storey

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Governments don't set the political agenda anymore, bots do

@ilduce2016 was born in November 2015 with only one purpose: to talk to Donald Trump. Every few hours, it sent him a message on Twitter, always …

Social Media

Apps are dying. Long live the subservient bots ready to fulfil your every desire

<b>The app boom is over. There are now more than 4.2 million apps</b> available for Android and iOS, but three-quarters of American smartphone users …

Chatbots

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Apps

Blogging for SEO: How to Write Blogs that Rank on Page One

Did you know that the search result in #1 position on Google gets 33% of search traffic? And that page 1 search engine results resulted in 92% of all …

Engines

Build a small, trendy home the Kubu way!

With pre-fabricated and modular homes becoming increasingly popular in the modern world, here is a refreshing cube design in pre-fabricated houses …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

How to Write Flipboard Headlines That People Want to Click

You spend enough time online to know that a great headline is critical to getting people to click through and actually read a post. Copyblogger did the math and figured out that while eight out of 10 people take the time to actually read headlines, only two out of those same 10 will actually click …

How to Sign Out of Gmail From Multiple Devices in 2 Clicks

If you bounce between various computers for work and personal use, you’ll want to make sure you’re signed out of your Gmail accounts when those …

Information Systems

How to Manage Read and Unread Books in iBooks

The iBooks app for iPhone is a great way to collect and read your favorite books or pdfs. The iBooks store has the latest in e-reading across all genres. However, if you’re an avid user of iBooks, it’s easy to lose track of which books you’ve read and how many you haven’t. iBooks doesn’t let you …

Books

What to consider before creating your next digital marketing strategy

Looking for ways to grow our customer or client bases, we turn to marketing and advertising as a way to generate interest and get our products or services out there to those who are the most likely to purchase.<p>Marketing plays a crucial role in growing and expanding companies, and finding those …

3 Excel mastery deals to improve your career

While most of us have a rudimentary understanding of Excel, moving beyond expense reports and household budgets can be seriously daunting. To help, we’ve put together three great offers on TNW Deals for anyone looking to increase their skill-sets and productivity with Excel.<p>Everyone from individual …

This startup you've never heard of is an expert at predicting what you want to do next

The B2B startup specializes in making apps talk to each other, and it has booked big-name clients like Uber, FourSquare, and Airbnb.<p>The key to Button is linking your intent with what comes next.<p>"Let's say you go to FourSquare and open up a venue," says CEO Mike Jaconi. "We understand that not only …

Apps

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

Flying

Making things pay: Our objects will soon shop for us, securely

<i>This essay is part of a series written by speakers featuring at TNW Conference in New York on November 18. Discount tickets to the event are still available for purchase here.</i><p>After 20 years of living in the UK, I’m now moving to the US. What I find most daunting about this relocation is not the …

Amazon Echo

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a recommendation. Why read a random website review when someone in your network has an opinion? Do the number of app downloads really matter if someone you trust loves a product? In the …

Startups

8 Fastest Growing Freelance Sectors of 2013

Every quarter, freelancer.com releases statistics about the fastest growing freelance sectors. Below are the eight fastest growing opportunities of …

Can sharing bring us together? Peers.org thinks so.

Natalie Foster founded Peers.org, a “member-driven organization that supports the sharing economy "through advocacy and networking."<p>One of the more …

Analysts Expect 3D Printer Shipments To Grow Ten Times Before 2017

Hardware analysts at IDC are estimating that 3D printer shipments will grow 10 times in the period between now and 2017. Printers, once the provenance of hackers and engineers, will soon be household commodities.<p>“Print is extending beyond output on media to the creation of an actual object, and …

The New Industrial Revolution: Everyone's a Maker

We're in the midst of another Industrial Revolution, and it's all thanks to 3D-printing. While there are several startups working to expedite …

A Guide to Free and Open Source Education

<i>Top image: sholeh!!. Article cross-posted from Opensource.com. Written by Carolyn Fox</i>.<p>Nearly every week, if not every day, there are more and more …

Can the Crowd Run a Company?

The growing power, secrecy and opaque decision-making processes of corporations are often cited as a major threat to free, democratic societies.<p>But …

The WE-economy: Value Creation in the Age of Networks

Underlying the collaborative economy are a handful of very strong and general trends that are challenging the conventional business models in just …

Sharing Economy

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful businesses, you can always use the advice of people who have "been there, done that.'’ What better …

Entrepreneurship

Get a Better Creative Workflow in Evernote by Ditching Tags

Tags can be useful for organization but they can also get in the way of your notes. Maybe we should ditch using tags in Evernote altogether.<p>That’s …

The Best of Freshome: Top 10 Posts of 2015

What a year 2015 has been! Amid all the terrorist attacks, natural disasters and political posturing, it’s tempting to want to hunker down in our …

New York City

Designers as architects debate is "f*cking opposite" of open-minded creativity says Wanders

Marcel Wanders has dismissed the ongoing debate about whether non-architects should design buildings as "an endless conversation about nothing" (+ …

Dezeen's 10 most popular Instagram images from 2015

Instagram is fast becoming the first place people see breaking news stories, but at its heart the photo-sharing social network is a depository of …

Get The Gig! Marketing Basics for Freelancers and Solopreneurs | Jacqui Moore

53 million Americans currently do some form of freelance work and that number is rising. As the freelance community grows, so does the need for …

Marketing

Our Favorite Evernote Community Stories from 2015

In a few hours, we turn the page to 2016. But before we do, we wanted to take a look back at 2015.Every day, the Evernote community amazes us. For …

Productivity

Top 10 Sites for Finding Freelance Jobs in 2016 | Inc.com

As 2015 comes to a close, it's been hard not to notice how an increasing number of friends and colleagues are moving towards the freelancing model. People are simply more comfortable being their own boss these days, even if it means a bit more uncertainty than they might have at a full-time …

Employment