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The Quirks of Smallness

What is it about modestly-sized companies, corporate boards, and teams that enables them to thrive?<p>Herb Hyman, the owner of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a chain of coffee shops local to Los Angeles, was worried about the future of his business. It was the early 1990s, and Starbucks was beginning to …

There Was A Mini-"Friends" Reunion And It Was Perfection

In an exact replica of Monica's kitchen, no less! Could we be more excited?<p>Many have tried to organize an official <i>Friends</i> reunion in the decade since NBC's beloved show went off the air — but we came as close as we likely ever will on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> Wednesday night. The late-night host asked …

Inside The World’s Most Intriguing (And Probably Only) Futurist Bar

Sip a drink and watch a chalkboard-scrawling robot do its thing as you engage with the Long Now Foundation’s ode to the future.<p>The Long Now Foundation supports a 10,000-year clock project, a digital library of human languages, and research to bring back species from extinction. It’s not exactly …

VideoDubber Auto-Dubs Your Videos

English may have become the default <i>lingua franca</i> of many facets of the Web, but the fact remains that most people online speak a language other than English as their native tongue.<p>For content producers, the myriad of different languages can be a headache, as it’s costly to reproduce words – spoken …

Apple reportedly building huge, three-story structure at site of September 9th event

Apple has a lot to showcase on September 9th, and apparently it's not sparing any expense for the big occasion. <i>MacRumors</i> reports that Apple has quietly been building a massive, three-story structure at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts, the venue that's hosting Apple's event. The area, which …

Pluralsight Raises $135 Million At A Valuation Approaching $1 Billion

The online technology training service Pluralsight has raised a whopping $135 million in new financing as it looks to consolidate its position as a major player in personal and professional continuing information technology education.<p>“We believe in the vision we have of democratizing professional …