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Regulating Bitcoin: how new frameworks could be a catalyst for cryptocurrencies

Computer geeks packing away hard drives was never going to be quite as dramatic as sharp-suited bankers carrying boxes of their possessions and pieces of office art down Wall Street, but the collapse of the Bitcoin currency exchange Mt Gox in 2014 was widely seen as the alternative digital …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

15 Thought Provoking Drawings that Urges us to Think about the Daily Realities of Life

Polish illustrator Pawel Kuczynski cleverly uses satire to portray today’s social, political and cultural reality. He has worked in satirical …

Smart bricks will transform how buildings work

Smart bricks capable of recycling wastewater and generating electricity from sunlight are being developed by a team of scientists from the University …

Nanotech

7 Design Choices to Improve Your Workplace Productivity

One of the most important functions of an office is to keep your team members working together in close proximity, theoretically improving morale and teambuilding by keeping your workers face-to-face, and improving communication and focus so your workers can get more done. If you create an office …

Employment

10 Stunning modern Architectural Masterpieces which the world will soon see

The future looks charmless and inhospitable. As the population rises, more and more cities around the world are becoming congested. Therefore, …

How to Fake It When You’re Not Feeling Confident

Sometimes you feel like you’re in over your head. Perhaps you got a big promotion or are leading a new, high-profile initiative but you worry that you don’t have the right skills or experience to succeed. Are there strategies you can use to jolt your confidence? How do you “fake it ‘til you make …

Leadership

BHS was a case study in how not to be a retailer in the 21st century

As a boy, British Home Stores was one of those shops I was dragged into with little willingness on my part. If I had to be shopping, I would rather have been across the road in the Early Learning Centre, or up the street sitting on the floor in Waterstones surrounded by stacks of books. Instead I …

eCommerce

Apartments are the hot new tech sector

Welcome to the land technology forgot. High-end leases negotiated and signed via fax. Millions of dollars in apartment inventory — in some of the hottest real estate markets in the country — tracked on whiteboards with dry-erase markers. Client histories recorded in longhand in legal notebooks and …

Real Estate

Logistics: The $350 billion opportunity tech hasn’t cracked yet

Uber is consolidating its food delivery business, shuttering an instant delivery option only a few weeks after its official launch. The move suggests that the company’s courier-provided meals posed a greater logistical challenge than the giant company anticipated.<p>If Uber couldn’t do it, it’s not …

Profit

Google has a new plan to cripple the iPhone app-store model and rule the mobile world

One thing it showed off was something called Android Instant Apps.<p>While Android Instant didn't turn heads like Google's new home-automation product, Home, or its virtual-reality tech, Daydream, it could be the announcement that has some of the most profound implications for Google and its …

Apps

Former CEO of a $33 billion fast-food company explains why his best career advice for 20-somethings is 'Walk in like you own the place'

During his tenure as CEO of Yum Brands from 1999 to 2015, David Novak turned a PepsiCo spinoff into a global leader in the fast-food industry through brands like Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut.<p>Today, it has 41,000 restaurants across 125 countries and a market capitalization of about $33 …

Fast Food

The Future of Creativity: Understanding Value

Surrender the JourneyFor more than five months Neil and Jen Baker Brown have chosen the most inefficient means<br>possible—driving 18,500+ miles—to meet …

Innovation

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

AI now fits onto a USB stick

Facebook's director of artificial intelligence, Yann LeCun.Twitter/Yann Lecun<p>A Silicon Valley chip designer has launched a USB stick with a supercomputer onboard.<p>Movidius, based in San Mateo, California, has essentially put a deep learning chip inside a USB drive. Deep learning involves "training" …

Deep Learning

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

Elon Musk

Travel back in time to 1900s NYC with this crazy realistic video

Will Gleason is a staff writer at Time Out New York. He's remarkably bad at predicting the plot of movies. Follow him on Twitter at @willsgleason.

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

The construction of 10 iconic landmarks, in color

Building 10 wonders<br>of the world — in color<p>Colorized construction of 10 global landmarks<p>c. 1889<p>These 10 photographs, in monochrome and then …

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

A Look Back at Havana in All Its Glory

From Karl Lagerfeld to President Obama, Cuba has made its way onto seemingly everyone's itineraries lately. In case a jaunt there for Chanel's cruise show there in May isn't in the cards, here's a look back at Havana's best architecture and interiors over the years.

Cuba

Why You Should Visit These 8 Spanish Towns That Time Forgot

Spain is such a diverse European Country, from the breathtaking heights of Ronda, the vibrant culture of Salamanca to the freaking delicious …

Barcelona

75 corporate slang phrases that drive people crazy at work

You can fall prey to "corporate Babblespeak" — business buzzwords that have become so overused, they've not only lost their original meaning, they're also <i>misinterpreted</i> by office skeptics.<p>The problem is, in a highly political workplace culture, overused office-speak can quickly sound like toddlers …

Leadership

The 12 best experiences you can have on the Oculus Rift

Did you just buy an Oculus Rift headset? Here are the launch titles we like best.<p>With 30 launch titles available on the new Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset as of today, you may be wondering where to begin. There's a wide range in price (anywhere from $9.99 to $59.99), comfort level and game …

Virtual Reality

18 Vegan Snack Recipes to Satisfy Every Craving

It's easy enough to find vegan snacks; after all, things like store-bought hummus, fruit, and some crackers come that way naturally. But when a real craving hits, we tend to want something packed with tons of flavor—like a sweet-and-sour eggplant caponata for dipping, a batch of hearty homemade …

Vegan

Could the Language Barrier Actually Fall Within the Next 10 Years?

David Arbesú, <i>University of South Florida</i><p>Pieter Bruegel the Elder's 'The Tower of Babel' (1563). Wikimedia Commons<p>Wouldn't it be wonderful to travel to a foreign country without having to worry about the nuisance of communicating in a different language?<p>In a recent <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article, …

Execs from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and other top Wall Street firms share their best career advice

You're up against thousands of other people during the application process, competing for a small number of roles.<p>And if you land a Wall Street internship or a full-time role, you'll have to learn how to navigate complex products, markets and organizations in double-quick time.<p>Business Insider …

Employment

Are We Mining Data Instead Of Answering Questions?

One of the most striking things about the “big data” world of today is the focus on mining data over answering questions. So many projects start with asking what data is easily obtainable and which tools are most easily amenable to working with that dataset, rather than asking what question the …

Data Science

This Is the Future of Work and What It Means for Your Career

In my 20s, I was an investment banker; in my 30s, a research analyst; in my 40s, I managed and led large, complex businesses; and now that I’ve …

Tech Industry

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment