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Snapchat just released a 35-minute video about itself

It's time for Snapchat to convince Wall Street and the world why they should be worth more than $20 billion — and here's a look at their secret …

DeepMind’s Mustafa Suleyman says general AI is still a long way off

Mustafa Suleyman, the Co-Founder & Head of Applied AI, which Google acquired in 2014, took the stage at our Disrupt London event today to talk to our Special Projects Editor Jordan Crook about his company, its relationship with Google, and the future of AI.<p>The goal of DeepMind, Suleyman said, is to …

Artificial Intelligence

Citizen science: how the net is changing the role of amateur researchers

Scientific advances have always drawn on the work of enthusiastic non-professionals. Even more so, now, thanks to technology<p>A new exhibition called Beyond the Lab will open at the Science Museum on Thursday, showcasing a cross-section of contemporary biomedical initiatives in Europe. The exhibition …

Citizen Science

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

7 Great Business Apps That Deserve Your Attention

Today it's all about user experience, even in business applications. There are a few forward-thinking brands getting it right.<p>Gamification, social sharing, incentivization - they're not just for consumer apps anymore. In the brave new world of business to business apps, startups are taking cues …

B2B

Storytelling for a Better User Experience

The way we consume and communicate information has changed. In today’s over-populated online landscape, we face a daily barrage of regurgitated …

The State of UX in 2016

Our team at uxdesign.cc has seen a lot this year: 48 issues published, 384 links curated and sent to 61,295 designers around the world every week via …

The future of motion in UX design

<b>Design is coming to life in ways never seen before.</b><p>That’s according to Kharis O’Connell, the CEO and founder of HUMAN, a Vancouver-based product and design studio focused on emerging platforms. Much of the company’s work is rooted in wearable technologies, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality …

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

Interactive Storytelling 101: User Experience & Information Architecture

When you write a blog post, do you think about the fact that the best practices you’re using to craft your story are the same ones you learned back …

Key rules when designing mobile apps

Ashni Sharma is an application developer at AppsChopper. She codes most of the time and as part of writing she writes about the new trends, latest …

Apps

How Mapping the Customer Journey Can Help You Create Better User Experiences

In 2012, Sephora decided to make major changes to improve customer experience both in its in-store and online platforms. The company looked at its current customer interactions and realized that shoppers took a multifaceted approach to purchasing the company's beauty products. The company needed to …

Customer Experience

The 3 Commandments of Great UX Design

Bonus IV: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s metrics.<p>When it comes to the Ten Commandments, there’s quite a few to remember. Talk about cognitive strain. Guess, Hick’s Law wasn’t much of a thing back in Biblical times.<p>For your convenience, we’ve narrowed down our list of commandments to just …

Are Apps The New Gurus? The Rise Of Self-Help Tech

William Hsu Contributor<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Term Sheet Mating Dance<p>Ellen Huerta Contributor<p>Ellen Huerta is the CEO of Mend.<p>The way we do everything has been turned upside down: how we read, how we communicate, how we get from point A to point B, how we eat and how we get help when we …

Apps

consciousness Archives

Neuroscience NewsMay 15, 2018<p>A new article looks at theories of consciousness and novel research aimed at providing a better understanding of the …

Read These 3 Books to Make 2016 Unforgettable

These three books (plus a bonus one!) will get your mind right for the upcoming year.<p>There is one solid way to prepare yourself for the upcoming year: read. Tech mogul Bill Gates has an annual must-read list and trailblazing entrepreneur Jessica Mah reads a new book every week. It's not a …

Bill Gates

7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no shortage of individuals with great ideas. There is, however, a massive shortage of individuals who can execute on great ideas.<p>The gap between idea creation and execution is often not the fault of the individuals with the …

Entrepreneurship

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs, 2015

“A word of warning about choosing to start a startup: It sucks! One of the most consistent pieces of feedback we get from YC founders is it’s harder than they could have ever imagined.”<p>That’s how Y Combinator President Sam Altman tells it in his Startup Playbook. No matter how prepared you think …

5 Productivity Tips I Learned From Uber and Other Silicon Valley Superstars

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I once asked Mitch Kapor how he stayed productive. The tech veteran smiled and showed me an elaborate Microsoft Word document he used to keep track of all the people, places and projects in his life with keyboard shortcuts to move …

Time Management

The Three Traits of Great Social Entrepreneurs

There's a bad habit in the social entrepreneurship world where we put outstanding social entrepreneurs up on a pedestal -- these incredible demigods who have accomplished something us mere mortals can only dream of. We see it when leading fellowships and incubators raise up the selected few above …