Johan Helander

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‘Invisible, Inc.’ Is the Best Strategy Game of 2015

Klei's turn-based spy caper made its way into VICE Gaming's top 20 of 2015, and here's why.<p>When is it acceptable to leave a friend to die?<p><i>Invisible, Inc.</i>, the fantastically named turn-based stealth game from Klei, is my standout strategy title of 2015 (and one of VICE's top 20 games of the year), …

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The cheapest way to improve productivity: make your employees happy

Some employers view their relationship with workers as purely transactional: The company pays employees for their services, and staff members are responsible for getting their work done. Happiness doesn’t even enter into the equation, but we now know this is a mistake.<p>A slew of research has found …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop has 5 key advantages over today’s fastest trains

Last week, Hyperloop Technologies — a Los Angeles-based startup developing Hyperloop technology — announced its plans to complete an operational test track next year.<p>"Three years from now I believe that we will be designing and constructing the first two or three production Hyperloop systems in the …

5 Gorgeous Hospitals That Show How Good Design Can Improve Patients’ Lives

By Adele Peters2 minute Read<p>If you’ve ever been wheeled into an ER room on a stretcher and spent hours staring at a windowless gray wall, you’re …

The Chemical Brothers’ New Music Video Is A Gorgeous Dystopian Sci-Fi Short Film

Dystopia never really goes out of fashion. Whether it’s the dusky post-apocalyptic wastelands of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> or the “hell is other people (and zombies)” horror of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, the public appetite for the worst possible scenarios for humanity tends to be pretty ravenous. And speaking of …

Teachers Say They Have Too Much Money for Supplies in This Sarcastic Hefty Campaign

Trash bag company Hefty and Havas Worldwide Chicago tackle a big issue—one that's more powerful than smelly garbage or nondurable bags—for the …

8 Habits Of Leaders Who Know How To Delegate

The more leaders micromanage, the more their teams push for independence. Here’s how to break the cycle.<p>Many leaders would say they already delegate a lot, yet plenty of employees would say their bosses are micromanagers who don’t delegate enough.<p>[Delegating] isn’t about managers losing control and …

Ultra-Thin Printed Solar Cells Could Turn on Lights for 1.3 Billion People

As the solar energy trend continues to grow, it's becoming less expensive to produce. This is great for developed nations whose citizens want to decrease their carbon footprint, but it's even better for those living in developing countries. Advances in printed solar cell technology are creating …

The hidden psychology behind Ikea's food court

<i>Chris Spear is a chef and has overseen a food service operation at an Ikea store. He provides his insight below.</i><p>While you don't think of Ikea as a restaurant in the traditional sense, they have a quick-serve restaurant, as well as their Swedish food market downstairs.<p>They are using their food …

Apple Pay will now let you add store cards

Apple has announced at WWDC that Apple Pay will allow you to add your own store cards.<p>Partners featured during the presentation include Walkgreens, Dunkin’ Donuts, Wegmans and Coke.

Primal Marketing: 4 Ways to Create an Instant Connection With Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scientists have conducted research for years to unlock the secrets of the human mind -- and more and more marketers are starting to take notice. Here, four ways you can incorporate the latest study results into your marketing to better …

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A Lost Typeface Rediscovered 100 Years Later Under The River Thames

<i>Image via Sam Armstrong, Typespec</i><p><b>Typeface designer</b> Robert Green has recently rediscovered the ‘Doves Type’, a typeface which has been lost almost 100 …

How To Outsmart Any Multiple-Choice Test

Because of this fundamental flaw, William Poundstone, author of "Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody," claims to have found several common patterns in multiple-choice tests, including computer-randomized exams like the SATs.<p>After examining 100 …

Middle School

How We Trick Our Brains Into Feeling Productive

According to experts, not all procrastination distractions are created equal.<p>I’d been working from home last week when I found myself furiously scrubbing the grout between the kitchen tiles in the middle of the day.<p>I had a deadline and didn’t feel up for tackling the task. Somewhere along the line, …

The Psychology of Handling Criticism

I know it sounds crazy, but mistakes aren’t actually bad. True, sometimes they can result in ‘bad’ things like the wasting of your time or what seems like a blow to your reputation, but the subjective way in which we view such events is all that determines that they are bad.<p>Instead of feeling bad …

Freshpet Holiday Feast - 13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much.<p>Enter Material Palette, a …

How to choose the right colors for your brand – Learn

<i>Whether you’ve decided to branch out from a company and start your own business, or are launching a game-changing new startup, understanding the</i> …

Color Management

Finally, A Beer That Will Solve Your Creative Problems

A brew that promises just the right amount of liquid creativity.<p>Going by advertising alone, beer makes everybody better looking, funnier, and more charming. It surrounds you with interesting people and exciting times and will quench your thirst on a hot day all at once. But anyone who’s ever tried …

Instagram Is Now Bigger Than Twitter With 300 Million Monthly Users

Instagram now has 300 million monthly users, picking up 100 million since March. The photo- and video-sharing app has surpassed Twitter's official …

4 ways to improve your pitch's subject line

Great content is nothing without a great promotional strategy, but getting in touch with highly engaging and popular publishers involves breaking …

Top 10 Gadgets

10<p>Apple Watch<p>The Apple Watch wants to do to your wrist what the iPhone did to your pocket: stick a computer there. For at least $349, watchwearers …

Customer Service Resources, Building Customer Relationships

“The Forrester Wave™: Customer Identity and Access Management, Q2 2017” Gives Gigya Highest Score in Current Offering

The Case Against Paying Designers By The Hour

Creativity doesn’t start when you punch a clock. Here’s a better way to charge for design work.<p>Someone, somewhere, at some time decided that the value of design directly correlates to the time spent solving a client’s problem. Today, most design firms use an hourly rate to determine creative …