Dennis Mulder

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Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

Supply chained: Apple's sapphire production will be hard to copy

Apple opened the door to machined-aluminum electronics, will it do the same for sapphire glass?<p>Though abundant in nature and everyday items like soda cans, aluminum didn’t figure prominently in modern electronics until just a few years ago. Then Steve Jobs discovered an appreciation for the metal, …

Media Storm Signs Eyeview as Exclusive Partner

Independent media agency Media Storm had made a deal with Eyeview to further personalize its video offerings.<p>Charlie Fiordalis, managing director of …

How To Run Live User Testing, Part 3: The Debrief

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: <i>Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, and previously created Onesheet, MorningPics, ArtistData, and others. This is the final part of a three-part series on how live user testing is run at Cluster in preparation for the next release of their iOS and Android …

25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday

1 <b>The importance of "permissionless innovation"</b><p>The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables <i>permissionless</i> innovation. This stems from two epoch-making design decisions made by its creators in the early 1970s: that there would be no central ownership or control; and …

Deep learning might make your Netflix recommendations a lot better

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / phipatbig<p>Streaming video giant Netflix is experimenting with the advanced artificial intelligence method …

What You Don’t Understand About Ethics

Simply put, there is a lot that so many people don’t understand about ethics. If the difference between ethical and unethical was the same as the …

Philosophy

You’re Not Behind; You’re Just on Your Own Path

<b>“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Eriksson</b><p>Endlessly comparing ourselves to others and idealizing their best …

20 Things That Mentally Strong People Don't Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. …

The Hard Truth About Trust

To effectively cultivate trust we must recognize that trust is more than just a feeling.<p>It is an assessment we make, either consciously or …

Leadership

The Most Important Person in Your Office Isn't Who You Think | Inc.com

Executive assistants spend endless hours catering to- and anticipating the needs-of their bosses. A good assistant keeps a business owner on time and in the know - in other words, it's an assistant's job to make the CEO look good, and keep him or her organized. But while there are conferences for …

Entrepreneurship

16 Ways to Lose the Respect of Your Employees | Inc.com

If the people you work with (or who work for you) don't respect you, they'll question your every decision--and keep one eye on the door as they continually look for somewhere else to work.<p>Based upon the newly published book "Culture Without Accountability--WTF" by Julie Miller and Brian Bedford, …

Self-help

5 Questions That Measure Team Toxicity: Organizational Health Matters | Inc.com

Being a great team is a choice.<p>It doesn't just happen naturally when you bring together a group of talented individuals; it takes hard work and a firm commitment. The sum of a team's parts is tremendous when working cooperatively, as is the pay off for all that hard work. That's the good news.<p>The …

Leadership

Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things

Before this past December, when Google acquired seven robotics companies back-to-back, the company’s ambitions in the “Internet of Things” space looked as detailed as a freshly started jigsaw puzzle.<p>But with its last three acquisitions — Boston Dynamics, Nest and DeepMind — it seems like Google is …

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Steve Wozniak Has A Problem With The New iPad Air

The new iPad Air may be thinner, lighter and faster, but for Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, that doesn’t mean it’s better for him.<p>"Not every Apple product makes a big enough difference to me to get instantly, although many do," Wozniak explained in an email to The Huffington Post. "For example, I …

Freeformer industrial 3D printer creates complex items in batches, can combine soft and hard parts

Regular 3D printers (from pens to desktop models) debut quite frequently these days, but a new machine named Freeformer was created with industrial-grade manufacturing in mind. The device was designed by German company ARBURG and employs a proprietary process called ARBURG Plastic Freeforming or -- …

Mintigo Raises $10M More To Improve Sales And Marketing With Social Data

Marketing intelligence company Mintigo is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series C funding.<p>In an email, co-founder and CEO Jacob Shama compared the company to an “air traffic controller” that points marketers and salespeople to the leads most likely to respond in a given campaign. It …

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

Die Hard

Twitter Succeeding Where Facebook Failed

As Twitter grows beyond its 140-character limitation and prepares for an IPO, we could be witnessing the rise of a platform that succeeds where Facebook has failed.<p>Remember the Facebook platform? Its debut was May 2007, and it was a big deal at the time. “Right now, social networks are closed …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Google Earth

Connected devices: Creating jobs and growth

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Open Garden<p>If we could better control the physical world, how might we improve our lives? This question is being asked …

Trading Faster Than The Speed Of Reality

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Michael Wellman is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering.</i><p>At 1:07 p.m. on April 23, a hijacked AP Twitter account falsely reported an attack on the White House. Seconds later, major US stock indexes started to fall. They …