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41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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Books

Why most A/B tests give you bullshit results

By now, anyone in product or marketing knows what A/B testing is. What we don’t know, or at least won’t admit, is that too many A/B tests yield nothing.<p>Too often they measure meaningless variants, produce inconclusive results, and nothing comes from them. Of course, some A/B tests yield real, …

UX Design

The Product Manager’s Essential Reading List for 2016

Update: after phenomenal feedback on this post, I’ve posted another list of 14 additional books based on suggestions from friends, colleagues and …

How to build a corporate innovation lab that works

If your company has decided to set up an innovation outpost (see our last post on how to make that decision), how do you actually do it? How do you staff it? What should the team in the outpost be doing day-to-day? In what order?<p>Here’s a step-by-step guide that will answer all of those …

Innovation

Investing In Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is one of the most exciting and transformative opportunities of our time. From my vantage point as a venture investor at Playfair Capital, where I focus on investing and building community around AI, I see this as a great time for investors to help build companies in this …

Why Product Thinking is the next big thing in UX Design

<i>Life’s too short to build something nobody wants…</i><p>When thinking of User Experience, we often think of a simple, beautiful, and easy to use feature-set …

The complete guide to scenarios – part one

What is the real test of how well a product has been designed? Whether it looks great? Whether it’s easy to use? Whether it sells well? In my opinion …

UX Design

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

The Science of Going Viral

Have you heard about that viral video that everyone is talking about? You know the one, it's the YouTube video featuring cats doing the Harlem Shake …

6 Qualities To Make Your Videos Go Viral

Viral content is highly coveted, but getting your videos to go viral is no easy feat. Highly sharable content can give your business a lift, leading new people back to your site and increasing conversions. Creating a viral video, however, is far from easy.<p>Having a piece of content go viral is like …

How to Deliver an Amazing Customer Experience

It’s pretty amazing how much time and energy business owners think about marketing and advertising these days, especially when it comes to the digital revolution. Each day thousands of entrepreneurs are taking precious time out of their day to read new blog posts about the latest social media …

Customer Experience

Product Management & Analytics: what metrics should you be measuring?

Product organizations increasingly talk about how data is at the heart of their decision making process. But, what does that mean? More specifically, …

Product Managers: Doing nothing is a lot of work

It’s a question every product manager faces: What do you do, exactly? I got it from a newly appointed Executive Vice President of Marketing, to whom …

6 Things a Product Manager Is Not

A product manager is simultaneously none of these six things and all of them at the same time. Not all of us get to work in organisations that are …

Product Management

7 Web design trends for 2016

Examples of the latest trends in creating desktop and mobile digital experiencesIn this article I'm going to review the trends in digital experience …

UI Design

World Heritage Day: Five must-visit sites in India

From the magnificent Taj Mahal, architectural ruins of Hampi, captivating Badami cave temples in Karnataka to the historic Jallianwala Bagh in …

6 Powerful Questions That Will Change Your Life Forever

<b>“Information is not knowledge.” ~Einstein</b><p>A few years ago I was lost. Frustrated. Scared. Unsure. Anxious. Trapped. Unfulfilled. Stuck in a dead-end …

Positive Thinking

Portraits from India

If you are camping next to a river, where a party with loud music is going all night, you could be in a couple of locations. You could be in California during spring break or you could be in India during the Kumbh Mela. If your neighbors at the river are sober, respectful, Hindu, and there are …

27 pictures that will make you want to visit India

The intricacies found in the detailed architecture of India's palaces and temples are both fascinating and breathtaking, and most of the sites are unlike anything you would encounter in the Western world.<p>From stunning temples to lush tea plantations, here are 27 photos that will inspire you to book …

Asia Travel

15 Gorgeous Unseen Pictures From India By The Photojournalist Behind “Afghan Girl”

The man behind the famous "Afghan Girl" photo has released a new set of pictures of life in India, spanning three decades.<p>Thirty-seven pictures by American photographer Steve McCurry of everyday life in India are to go on display at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York in November, including many …

Places To Visit In Chikmagalur | India Travel Guide

Chikmagalur is located in the state of Karnataka, and is filled with mountains. Bababudan hills offer a wonderful and picturesque backdrop to this …

The Golden Temple in the city of Amritsar, Punjab

Tiruvannamalai - Deepam (festa de la llum) 3

Voices of Varanasi, India

One of Hinduism’s holiest, the north Indian city draws travellers from around the world seeking spiritual peace.

Hinduism

Meet July’s BBC Travel Photo Nomad

Dean Hammer, the winner of this month’s BBC Travel photo competition, tells us how he got this starry shot.<p><i>Congratulations to</i> <i>Dean Hammer</i><i>, 34, the winner of BBC Travel’s July photo submission! This month we asked you to show us what ‘unbreakable’ means.</i><p><i>Every month, a new winner will be inducted into</i> …

Amazing

Hunting the blue Yeti of Bhutan

Once thought to be a Himalayan myth, Bhutan’s national flower is a once-in-a-lifetime find.<p>On a clear day, the entire Jomolhari Range – including Bhutan’s second highest peak and one of the country’s most sacred places – should be visible from where I was standing. But on that cold and gloomy June …

Mountaineering

The Most Unbelievable Temples in the World

Be it a gilded sanctuary or a cliffside monastery, these beautifully designed temples will impress even the most seasoned of travelers.

The ruins of Avantipur in Kashmir

The ruins of Avantipur in Kashmir<p>The ruins of the temple in Avantipur<p>A holiday in Kashmir is always filled with sunrises. You feast your eyes on …

Ancient History

A morning at Pahalgam Kashmir

I wake up to the darkness enveloping me in the room. For a moment it is all silent around me. And then I hear the whistle again. A tad familiar and …

Hiking