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How to Make Golden Milk

By Maggie McCracken<p>Have you heard of golden milk? Brit + Co calls it the new green juice, but this delicious concoction is no trend—it's been around …

Garlic Parmesan Pasta

<b>The fresh garlic in this Parmesan pasta dish balances with other ingredients in a way that will rock you a new groove.</b><p>Fresh Garlic Parmesan Pasta is …

Italian Food

Don't assume anything with evolving Google Docs

As Google Docs evolves, you may discover that the things you know about Google Docs are no longer valid assumptions.<p>Last week, I called a client at a …

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Hong Kong

Simultaneously 21st century and ancient, Hong Kong is one of Asia’s most bustling, frenetic cities—though its not without its tranquil temples and …

Hong Kong

‘Unicorn’ Domo unveils new business analytics cloud features, more funding

Domo – the Utah-based company that has raised more than a half-billion dollars since being founded six years ago – this week is unveiling broad new …

The Viktor NV-1 Synth Will Blow You Away, And It Lives In Your Browser

If you haven’t tried it out yet, and you’re running Safari or Chrome on a Mac or PC, then head there now and prepare to be impressed by the Viktor …

Product Management

Five Questions To Ask Before Joining A Coworking Space

Coworking spaces are helping to fill a much needed real estate gap for new ventures or individual workers. They offer temporary spaces for companies finding their way, or desk options for freelancers and remote workers. These spaces offer the chance to be part of a community of like-minded …

The Workplace

Big Data Projects With Big Potential

So far, successful applications of data analytics have been few and minor enough to leave many skeptics unconvinced. But some of Palantir’s early …

Big Data

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Startups: Never Start With More Than a Minimum Viable Product

<i>It's almost always a bad idea to try and launch with more than you need.</i><p>When you come up with an idea for a business--and I'm talking moment of conception here--it's usually very simple. You see X need and develop Y solution for it. Then, you go nuts thinking about all the improvements, expansions, …

Startups

7 Places to Ride Before You Die

Excerpted from The Cyclist's Bucket List, these bike trips will stoke your imagination and vacation planning

Cycling

Facebook’s Product Design Director Explains One Of Its Biggest UX Changes In Years

Not everything in life is Likable.<p>I come to Facebook to share all kinds of things with people I care about — from celebratory posts about practicing yoga for 60 days straight, to mourning the loss of a parent. Those same people who connect with me on my stories also have their own stories to share. …

UX Design
Startups

Typing with fingers is so passé! Google enhances 'voice typing' in Docs for Chrome

In the classic film, Back to the Future II, some children remark to the main character that his use of hands to play a classic video game is …

Microsoft just made a brilliant acquisition by grabbing a hot startup called Xamarin

It's a crucial buy for Microsoft, which has been working around the clock to get more apps onto its Windows Store app market — a key part of the Windows 10 operating system.<p>The Wall Street Journal pegs the purchase price of Xamarin at between $400 and $500 million. In its five-year lifespan, …

Apps

Planning successful products - Fluent in San Francisco 2016

With all the courses available online, it’s easy to access the technical tools needed to build a website. However, the actual process of how to go …

Why Should You Use PostCSS

Front-end developers have already been acquainted with SASS and LESS. Many of them have also heard about PostCSS, but not everyone had a chance to …

Acquainted

On Losing my Likability

There is no one, in the history of anyone in the world, who has stood up for what they believed in and remained liked by everyone.<p>In sophomore …

Entrepreneurship

All Talk and No Buttons: The Conversational UI

We’re witnessing an explosion of applications that no longer have a graphical user interface (GUI). They’ve actually been around for a while, but …

Chatbots

How To Choose The Best Font For Mobile User Interfaces

Typography certainly plays one of the most important roles in web design-it tries to convey your written content in the easiest possible manner. …

UI Design

Introducing Vega-Lite

Today we are excited to announce the official 1.0 release of Vega-Lite, a high-level format for <i>rapidly creating visualizations for analysis and</i> …

Data Visualization

The Eight Principles That Made Google the Most Innovative Company on Earth

<i>Don’t think outside the box. Go box shopping. Keep trying on one after another until you find the one that catalyzes your thinking. A good box is</i> …

Innovation

Jetbrains: The unicorn Silicon Valley doesn't like to talk about

Jetbrains has won developer tools.<p>Of late, Jetbrains has:<p>Introduced a subscription model on all its IDEs<br>• Released new Intellij 16 in just 3 months …

Startups

10 incredible ways to see Iceland

The land of fire and ice is awash with glaciers, towering volcanoes and geothermal pools. Add to that Reykjavik, its hip capital, and you have a destination that provides not just otherworldly sights but also plenty of culture.<p>Whether you’re in search of the Northern Lights or the sights featured …

The 10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Keep On Hand

Inflammation has become an absolute epidemic. Sure, at its most basic, it's our body's response to outside irritants, a natural part of our immune system without which our wounds wouldn't heal. But thanks to increasingly high stress levels and an over-reliance on processed foods, many of us are …

Building a Platform for Cloud Profitability

Demand for cloud services is exploding. The Cisco Global Cloud Index now forecasts that cloud traffic will grow by more than 30 percent in every region in the world over the next five years. In all, global cloud traffic will quadruple by 2019.<p>It’s a huge business opportunity for cloud service …

Cisco Systems

These companies are leading the trend in consolidating your workflow

Establishing an effective workflow process for your company is central to how successful your business will be. Though workflows differ from one company to the next, the end goal is always the same: increased productivity and sales.<p>If your team is tangled up in emails, deadlines, meetings and …

Bill Gates

9 of the Best River Journeys in the World

Rivers, the great, ever-changing highways of water on the banks of which nearly all early civilizations were built. <i>Nehir</i> in Turkish, <i>rio</i> in Spanish -- the river's signifier in almost every language is beautiful, conjuring images of life and death, of settlement and flight, of the unstoppable flowing …

Mark Twain