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EA Sports wants its 2014 World Cup game to appeal to all, not just FIFA fans

"We don't have limitless resources. We wanted to bring the game to as many people as possible and right now that was the 360 and PS3." That's what <i>2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil's</i> lead producer Matt Prior had to say about the title not launching on Xbox One or PlayStation 4. Which is to say, EA's …

High Performers Are Covertly Victimized, Unless They’re Altruistic

In a study set in a Midwestern field office of a U.S. financial services firm, high-performing employees were more likely than average workers to report that colleagues covertly victimized them through such behaviors as sabotage, withholding resources, and avoidance, says a team led by Jaclyn M. …

Should You Hire an Overqualified Candidate?

As politicians and economists puzzle over America’s jobless recovery, managers who have started to hire again face another problem: how to handle all the overqualified candidates coming through their doors. The prevailing wisdom is to avoid such applicants. But the unprecedented availability of top …

Seven Things Great Employers Do (that Others Don’t)

For most people, paid work is unsettling and energy-sapping. Despite employee engagement racing up the priority list of CEOs (see, for example, The Conference Board’s CEO Challenge 2014), our research into workplaces all over the world reveals a sorry state of affairs: workers who are actively</i> …

Tinkering with Strategy Can Derail Midsize Companies

Many leaders of midsize companies – especially if they’re the founders – are constitutionally inclined to see new opportunities around every corner. And they love to pursue them, deadline commitments or old strategies be damned. They forget that the strategy which took them from small to midsize …

Coaching the Toxic Leader

Senior executives have the power to create an environment that allows people to grow and give their best—or a toxic workplace where everyone is unhappy. How executives end up using that power depends in part on their mental health. Sound, stable bosses generally build companies where the rules make …

Managing Creativity: Lessons from Pixar and Disney Animation

Ed Catmull is a co-founder and the longtime head of Pixar Animation Studios, which struggled for 10 years from its founding in 1986 until the runaway success in 1995 of its first feature film, <i>Toy Story</i>. With the acquisition of Pixar by Walt Disney in 2006, Catmull became president of Walt Disney …

Brands are already playing with Twitter’s new layout

Twitter announced a design overhaul of their desktop product that will require everyone — but brands especially — to raise their visual game. For …

The Nun Who Got Addicted to Twitter

Using social media to spread the word of God<p>“My superior is a gamer." Sister Helena Burns said, laughing. "You know you’re a media nun when your superior is a gamer."<p>You might not expect nuns to be experts on Twitter, Facebook, and multi-player video games, but Burns defies all expectations. With …

Apple: iOS, OSX, and Web site safe from Heartbleed attack

Apple confirmed Thursday that it's safe from the massive bug that has been bombing the Internet.<p>When CNET asked Apple if it had patched the vulnerability for its Apple.com Web site and all the services it offers, a company spokesperson said its Web site is in the clear and that it never used the …

OS X

Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant …

Landscape Photography

Canon EOS 1200D Review

Introduction<p>The Canon EOS 1200D (also known as the Digital Rebel T5) is the new entry-level model in Canon's extensive range of digital SLR cameras, …

What a lens can teach you: A beginner's guide

Looking for a lens<p>Deciding on the right "glass" from a variety of lenses is often a tough nut to crack.<p>The beginners among us face this dilemma as we …

Cameras

Sigma 50mm Matches the Otus in Almost All Tests, Said to Cost One-Fourth as Much

Just days after publishing their glowing review of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art series lens that ranked it leaps and bounds ahead of the Canon and Nikon …

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

How To Choose Your Best Images: Top Tips On Culling Your Photos

It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete photo neophyte, enthusiast, or a working pro photographer, learning to cull your photos and choose the best …

Lighting A Lighthouse With A Strobe Attached To A Drone

As a photographer, I'm always looking to capture something in a unique way. This is the craziest landscape photoshoot I have ever done. By taping a …

Lighthouses

7 Reasons why most Photographers and Videographers don’t Reach their Goals

You’ve done it. Looked at another photographer’s Instagram, website, Facebook, or Twitter and seen their huge following, beautiful photographs, the …