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55 of Our Favorite Digital Marketing Tools for 2016

From my perspective, <b>digital marketing is all about the thinking involved rather than just the tools.</b> But tools these days are making it increasingly …

Top 11 project management tools for 2016

A look back at the tools Opensource.com covered in 2014 and 2015, with updates on new releases, notable new and improved features, and more.

Project Management

Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we're stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account. I can't do anything …

Europe’s Man Problem

Migrants to Europe skew heavily male—and that’s dangerous.<p>The recent surge of migration into Europe has been unprecedented in scope, with an estimated 1 million migrants from the Middle East and North Africa this past year alone, making for a massive humanitarian crisis, as well as a political and …

5 Things We Should Teach in Our Educational System But Don't

Every time I teach my interpersonal communication class, I give an introductory lecture that starts off by asking the students, "How many of you had a communication class in grade school or high school?" I usually have maybe one or two students raise their hands. Then I ask, "And what did you learn …

Teaching

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

If You're Looking for Your Next Unicorn, Head to Sweden

There are more unicorns per capita in Sweden than anywhere else in the world besides Silicon Valley. Sweden has incubated household names such as Spotify, Skype, Candy Crush and True Caller to name a few. With a population of just 9.5 million, this country has certainly made their mark in the world …

Startups

Five great books you should think about reading in 2016

We read here. A lot. We're book nerds. Honest. I wore a Powell's hoodie to work recently. And some of us even search antique markets for the perfect reading chair.<p>We love books!<p>So do the correspondents we go to for news around the globe. We wanted to know what books they loved this year.<p>They gave …

Your Future Depends on Your Ability to Understand Big Data. Here's What You Need to Know.

The global impact of big data is too important to be left in the hands of a limited number of highly skilled data scientists. Time to get in the game.<p>This is what today's entrepreneurs need to understand. 90% of the world's data is estimated to have been created in the past 2 years and most …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

Mozilla upgrades Thimble with sleeker interface and more tools for those learning to code

Mozilla has updated Thimble, its online code editor. The app now has a sleeker interface, and allows you to drag-and-drop a zipped website into the interface so you can start picking through it straight away.<p>Like many IDEs, Thimble positions the code on the left side of the screen, and a preview on …

Software

8 Great Android Apps to Unleash Kids Creativity

September 1, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some excellent Android apps to unleash kids creativity and expand their imaginative powers. These apps are …

7 bits of LinkedIn advice from an agency recruiter

• Some of Fill Recruitment’s clients won’t consider a candidate for interview unless they have a LinkedIn profile, particularly if it’s a digital …

5 Great TED Talks on How to Present Before An Audience

May 8, 2015<br>Presenting in front of a large (or small) audience is not always an easy task especially for those of us who are not used to public …

Microsoft outs free coding tools for Mac and Linux

Microsoft may have opened BUILD 2015 with a deep-dive into Azure rather than the Windows 10 release date we were hoping for, but it does have a …

Software

One Stupidly Easy E-book Hack That'll Supercharge Your Language Learning

Reading a full-length book in a foreign language without much prior reading practice?<p><b>That’s like trying to run a marathon without any training.</b><p>Sure, …

Productivity expert David Allen on getting things done in a digital world

By Jena McGregor<p>, Reporter<p>David Allen can sound something like a guru. The author of the productivity bible <i>Getting Things Done</i> likes to talk about "mismanaged inputs," the things that "pull on your psyche" and the nirvana people experience when they fully empty their email inbox.<p>"Have you ever …

Productivity

10 Best Creative Writing Exercises

Here are ten of the best creative writing exercises for you to enjoy.<b>1. 7x7x7</b><br>Find the 7th book from your bookshelf. Open it up to page 7. Look at the …

Creative Writing

The ‘most powerful’ classroom innovation — by the $1 million teaching prize winner

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Nancie Atwell is the renowned founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, an award-winning non-profit independent K-8 demonstration school in Edgecomb, Maine, where she teaches seventh- and eighth-grade writing, reading and history. She is the author of numerous …

10 Tips to Get eLearners Engaged Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 4, 2015<p>Are you looking for a fresh approach to engaging your learners? Learner engagement is at the heart of successful and memorable …

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Travel<p>Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight …

30 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Self-improvement

Two Great Resources for Flipped Classrooms

April 1, 2015<br>Flipped classroom or flipped learning is a methodology, an approach to learning in which technology is employed to reverse the …

Education Technology