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The Care and Keeping of Notebooks: A Reading List

I found my favorite notebook—a red Moleskine, narrow-ruled, hardback—at the Harvard Book Store while on vacation. I liked its bold color. Someone had …

Silicon Valley

artist carlotta kohl doesn’t want to be labelled

The German born, U.S. based artist on 70s porn, the power of social media, and the perils of being pigeonholed.<p>From her candy coloured dreamscapes to her intimate portraits of close female friends, Carlotta Kohl's work touches on all things girl. The daughter of two creatives, art has always been …


This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …


Selling for Entrepreneurs: Enroll in MaRS' open online course

MaRS has published the last unit of its online course, Selling for Entrepreneurs. Designed for startups, this free course offers on-demand lessons in …

Don’t Always Follow the Hype: Steer Clear of These Web Design Pitfalls

Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components and features. Attitudes and …

UI Design


Sunset In La Push

Lunar Eclipse Revisited (and updated)

Trump builds momentum with at least 3 more wins; Rubio drops out, Kasich takes Ohio

Donald Trumpromped to victory Tuesday in Florida, chasingMarco Rubiofrom the race, but Ohio Gov.John Kasichwon his home state, raising hopes for those seeking to stop Trump and settle the presidential contest on the floor of the Republican National Convention.<p>Trump also won North Carolina and …

Top Ten Business Books From 2015

Two of my favorite questions to ask an executive in an interview are, “What are you reading now?” and, “What is your favorite business book?” I tend to read about 35-40 business books a year. This keeps my mind sharp and attuned to what’s going in my space, which is customer service and customer …

Customer Service

Doing This for an Hour Each Day Can Make You More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …


The Best Secret Streets Around the World



The CEO of SoulCycle shares the interview questions she asks every job candidate

"The first thing I always say is, 'Tell me about your background,'" she told Bryant. "It's a great way to warm up any conversation, and it really helps me understand how you communicate. Are you linear, concise, and direct? Or are you a storyteller? Are you entertaining? Do you go off on …


How to Become a Millionaire: 9 Habits That Can Make You Rich |

Want to get rich? If you work for someone else, you won't. (Don't believe me? Check this out.)<p>That's why entrepreneurs are willing to face the vulnerability, the emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms--and they aren't willing to …


Two tech billionaires just interviewed each other in my Stanford class — here's what they said

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 18 of Stanford University's CS183C — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Chris Yeh, and Allen Blue.<p>Errors and omissions are my own. Credit for good stuff is Reid, John, Chris Yeh, and Allen's entirely.<p>This class …


Rapid Eye Movement

I asked a Wall Street billionaire for financial advice for someone my age — this is what he said

I wanted the best money advice the investor had for someone my age.<p>I'm 27, so this advice will probably be useful for most millennials — anyone aged 19 to 34.<p>Here are the key takeaways:<p>Noted.

Wall Street

The single best way to start getting rich, from a nearly 20-year-old personal finance classic

"It's not about how much money you make," Robert Kiyosaki writes in personal finance classic "Rich Dad Poor Dad." "It's about how much money you keep."<p>Most of us learn how to make money — how to get a job and work hard — yet we don't learn how to <i>manage</i> it, the important part.<p>"Money without …

Personal Finance

Do Machines Dream? Google's Do (Sort of)

In trippy news, Google highlights images created by an artificial neural network, which can ID objects in a photo.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Deep Learning

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …


These 9 startups you've never heard of could be worth $1 billion very soon

But a $1 billion valuation is still a huge milestone for any startup.<p>Pitchbook, a private-equity and venture-capital research firm, analyzed various patterns and other data to identify the next nine startups expected to reach the $1 billion threshold.<p>They may not all be household names, but they …

Venture Capital
Fashion Week

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

6 skills that all extraordinary entrepreneurs have

Some of these creators have started businesses that generate more than $1 billion in revenue every year.<p>Crisscrossing the country, I spent hours interviewing creators in technology, retail, energy, health care, media, mobile applications, biotechnology, real estate, travel, and hospitality, working …


The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

The Vanishing Island - Photographs by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

Imagine if over the next few decades, your home-town were to shrink by 1/2. No, not in population—in area. In available, physical space. What would you do? What could you do?<p>Ghoramara is an island located on a delta region in West Bengal. Due to climate change (melting ice in the Himalayas, …

Government (India)