Gavin Ferris

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Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned

Actor, 78<p><i>Born in San Francisco and raised throughout northern California, Eastwood attended Los Angeles City College under the G. I. Bill and served as mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988.</i><p><b>In the first place,</b> I was taller than most kids in my classes. In the second, we were always moving. …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Landscape Photography

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.

IBM’s Clever Billboards Double As Benches, Shelter, And Ramps

Billboard ads are an architectural eyesore. And they’re fundamentally designed to get in your way–to leverage visual noise to distract you while going about your day and having your own thoughts. Worried about filing that report? A bus stop wants to sell you french fries. Dodging other drivers …

Car Insurance

Pick a Porsche

by Katharine Erwin<p>"I never understood someone who says, I want the blue car with the beige interior and buys the black car with a grey interior. I never get that, but it happens all the time." These are the words of Sascha Glaeser, the US manager of Porsche's Customer Consultation Program. His …

The Bathing Sphere

While the lines between the bathing space and the bedroom are getting blurry by the day, its great to see how designers are modifying their approach …

Your Business Can Have Corporate Structure And Still Be Innovative

Both are somewhat dirty words in the startup community at large (which Shanley recently pointed out).<p>Process is associated with large companies.<p>All the cool hipster startups seem to do without anything of the sort. It is certainly a very attractive idea that small groups of smart engineers can …

In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple

Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business.<p>Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion and did a one hour interview with Fuqua's Dean.<p>Duke posted a clip from the interview to …

15 Style Tips That Wall Street Interns Have To Know

Congratulations on scoring the position. Now it's time make sure you impress your peers and superiors with an appropriate internship wardrobe.<p>Don't worry. We're here to help!<p>Our thanks go out to The Fine Young Gentleman, one of our very favorite men's fashion bloggers, whom we consulted for tips …

Clothing

This Philly Startup Wants To Transform The Way Brands Use Pinterest And Instagram

That's what happened with Apu Gupta, the co-founder and CEO of Curalate, a company that provides advanced image analytics for social networks like Pinterest and Instagram, with clients including retailers like Gap and top ad agencies like Ogilvy.<p>Curalate does pixel-level analysis to understand why …

Make The Decisions That Will Define You

Always go with the hard choice.<p>Here's why:<p><b>Effort creates its own reward.</b><p>Hard work - especially incredibly hard work - rarely pays off in the short term. But without incredible effort there is almost never an incredible payoff.<p>The hard choice usually requires the most effort and the greatest …

14 US Industries That Will Boom In The Next Decade

The fastest-growing industries — according to a 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics report— include ones tied to the aging population, like home health care services and offices of health care practitioners.<p>High tech industries are also doing well, and there's even a steady comeback happening in …

12 US Industries That Will Collapse In The Next Decade

Fifteen of the 20 fastest shrinking industries are in the manufacturing sector, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report on job growth from 2010 to 2020.<p>Government jobs, especially in the postal service, are also getting axed.

The 23 Coolest Small Businesses In Seattle

Today the Pacific Northwest city continues to set trends with innovative new businesses.<p>We found the 23 coolest small businesses in Seattle. The list includes a top new bakery, a paper shredding company, and a kind of boat that people used to only dream of.

12 Technologies That Are Improving At Insane Speeds

Even though we don't always see it every day, technology and businesses are moving at a breakneck pace, dismantling industries, saving lives, and transforming the world.<p>McKinsey recently released a report on the 12 technologies that are disrupting the global economy, from advanced robotics and …

20 Startups That Mary Meeker Thinks Could Change Everything We Do

Mary Meeker, a former Wall Street analyst who's now a prominent Silicon Valley investor, highlighted a number of innovative companies in her recent presentation about the future of the Internet.<p>We pulled out the game-changing startups she mentioned and added few others. The following startups are …

A Thorough Analysis Of What Will Happen To Wall Street Bonuses In 2013

Look at the numbers, our analysis below, and other sources, and you can't help but draw that conclusion.<p>The bad news?<p>The irresponsible policies of central banks around the world, led by the lunatic-in-charge at the Fed here in the US, mean that those higher bonuses could be worth… nothing in the …

Startups Can Never Take Themselves Out Of Pitch Mode

Peter has been been a part of building companies like Photobucket and was responsible for driving growth to 61M users, leading its $300M acquisition in 2007. Peter then turned his energy in helping people save money as CEO of BillShrink from inception to their 1st Million users in a little over a …

The 20 Best Internships In America

Google remains the best internship program in America, according to ratings by interns at career site Glassdoor.<p>In terms of pay, Microsoft interns earn the most, with an average monthly base pay of $5,869. JP Morgan is the highest-rated financial company on the list and made the biggest …

China's CNOOC teams up with Icelandic company to explore for oil in the Arctic

CNOOC, the Chinese oil company, is to explore for oil in the Arctic in partnership with an small Iceland energy company, according to reports.<p>The state-owned explorer is teaming up with Eykon Energy to bid for licences to look for oil off the northeast coast of Iceland, the <b>Financial Times</b> …

London on top in race for growth

LONDON’S grip on the British economy is continuing to grow, after a survey revealed almost one-third of the UK’s fastest growing companies are based …

UK Economy

Art exposes weird glitches in Google Maps: http://trib.al/7GMaJ8D For his Juxtapose series, artist Daniel Schwarz went all the way around the world (virtually) and found several instances of fault lines in Google's images of Earth's surface. In each one, satellite images from different points in time and different weather conditions are stitched together, creating a confusing Land of Narnia-like effect: A thin line separates two places on Earth, where it's arid and dry on one side and a snowy tundra on the other.

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler performs with The Rolling Stones in Montreal – watch

Canadian frontman sings 'The Last Time' with Mick Jagger in hometown<p>Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler performed with <b>The Rolling Stones</b> on stage in …

Exploring Argentina and Chile by bus

First-time visitors to the southern cone of South America arrive in Buenos Aires or Santiago with visions of glaciers, waterfalls, penguin colonies, vineyards, the baby whales off the Patagonian coast and the dramatic spires of Torres del Paine.<p>Argentina and Chile have all of this, and more – but …

South America

The Seedy Part of Tokyo

Correcting the Fisheye Lens<p>I took this photo with the fisheye (see my Nikon 16mm Fisheye Review) and then did the lens correction in post. What do …

A Rainy Scene in Tokyo

Non-Pro Bodies Shooting in the rain<p>I’m scared to death to take my NEX-7 in the rain. I know pro bodies like the Nikon D4 can take it with no problem, …

The Shuttle in Repose

Processing Photos Out-of-Order<p>Many of you know that I process photos in random order. Chronological order seems as arbitrary as any other order, so I …

Lava in the streets of Tokyo

The original Photoshop<p>I saw this great article on Petapixel about the super-duper-orignal Photoshop!<p>Daily Photo – Lava in the streets of Tokyo<p>I had a …