Michael Tervanen

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Joukkoistaminen voi johtaa Google-rahaan tai luovaan tuhoon

Maailmalla sijoittajat ja teknologiajätit seuraavat kiinnostuneina joukkoistamista hyödyntäviä start up -virityksiä. Suomessakin yrityshautomoissa …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

New tool makes accounting easy for freelancers

There are many great things about being a freelancer, but for most of us, accounting is not one of them. Which is why we were intrigued to hear about …

Logo design tips from the pros

Great logo design requires a complex mixture of design skills, creative theory and skilful application. Any designer worth their salt can create a …

Graphic Design

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes

The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in "stealth mode" for three years, tinkering with their …

14 Year Old Boy Just Wrote The Most Significant Poem Of This Decade

Derek Nichols recently tweeted a poem written by his 14-year-old brother Jordan. Clearly, Jordan, is quite insightful for his young age.<p>Here's what …

Why Russia No Longer Fears the West

The Kremlin sees its evidence in the former leaders of Britain, France and Germany. Tony Blair now advises the dictatorship in Kazakhstan on how to improve its image in the West. Nicholas Sarkozy was contemplating setting up a hedge fund with money from absolutist Qatar. And Gerhard Schroder is the …

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

Clubbing in São Paulo

Every city has a small group of striking features that can make it, if not unique, special. Few cities, however, have so many striking features that …

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9 Inventive Ideas For Improving Cities

From parking sensors to home help for teachers, here are some of the latest and greatest ideas for making cities better.<p>Last summer, the Center for an Urban Future and NYU Wagner published a report identifying a series of creative ideas for improving cities. They’re now back with a follow-up study, …

Smart Cities

20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Surprisingly Sage Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life

As a hopeless lover of both letters and notable advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old <b>Hunter S. Thompson</b> (July 18, 1937–February 20, 2005) — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in <b>Letters of Note:</b> …

Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence

The question of what it takes to excel — to reach genius-level acumen at a chosen endeavor — has occupied psychologists for decades and philosophers for centuries. Groundbreaking research has pointed to “grit” as a better predictor of success than IQ, while psychologists have admonished against the …

My Dad Will Never Stop Smoking Pot

Marijuana makes him carefree and happy. But years of using the drug had a ruinous effect on my family.<p>My entire life, my dad has smoked pot. It's so synonymous with him that I've made a joke out of it. “What does your dad do?” comes that age old question. “He's a pot-smoking hippie” is the easiest …

China creates giant vending machine dispensing electric cars for rent

Kandi Technologies has developed a gigantic vending machine stocked with cars, delivered on-demand as part of an electric vehicle sharing program.<p>15 …

I Learned to Speak Four Languages in a Few Years: Here's How

<i>Lifehacker reader Gabriel Wyner was tasked with learning four languages in the past few years for his career as an opera singer, and in the process</i> …

Language Learning

Let's change coffee. Together. - Bonaverde: The Coffee Revolution

Together, we can change the way coffee is perceived, traded and prepared. It is our goal to revolutionize the second biggest commodity market in the …

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Ekonomistit: Suomessa ei ole asuntokuplaa

Saksalaisen Commerzbankin ekonomisti arvioi, että Suomen asuntohinnoissa olisi 20 prosenttia ylihintaa. Suomen pankit, kiinteistövälittäjät ja …

Sofia Coppola Discusses ‘Lost in Translation’ on Its 10th Anniversary

A decade after its release, Sofia Coppola talks to Marlow Stern about making the modern classic.<p>There are a handful of films that have carved out …