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Sama Group Is Redefining What It Means To Be A Not-For-Profit Business

Leila Janah chafes at the strictures of the traditional not-for-profit model.<p>“I am so sick of fundraising.”<p>Leila Janah, the founder and CEO of Sama Group, has just left an hour-long staff meeting about grant proposals, and she is venting as we dig into an artisanal brick-oven pizza at Farina, a …

How to succeed at failing: Two startup founders explain how they bounced back from adversity

At some point, every startup will experience a failure. If the startup is lucky, that failure will be minor, and the company will survive. But if …

How Does Language Influence Who Innovates?

Embattled by criticism that Silicon Valley is short on diversity, tech industry giants like Google, Twitter, and Ebay have vowed to expand the ranks of their minority and female employees.<p>Bringing diversity to the innovation movement has been central to our work for many years. One lesson that we …

Hex House is an affordable, rapidly deployable solar home for disaster victims

When natural or man-made catastrophic disasters hit, it can be difficult to find long-term housing solutions for the victims of these events. …

Big data gets a new open-source project: Apache Arrow

Hadoop, Spark and Kafka have already had a defining influence on the world of big data, and now there's yet another Apache project with the potential …

Articles about 7 modern backsplashes defy norm on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

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Create mobile-friendly interactive maps

Leaflet is a lightweight JavaScript library for creating interactive maps on the web. It's an open source alternative to Google Maps, and because of …

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New Age Marketing And The Urgency Of Innovation

Marketers ruin everything.<p>So says Gary Vaynerchuk, a marketer & content creator extraordinaire who has over the last few years become one of the most listened to voices at the intersection of brands and technology.<p>For someone who thinks marketers ruin everything, though, Gary is a pretty good …

How to Pitch, Value & Fund Your Digital Baby - Part 3 of a 6-Part Series for Digital Entrepreneurs

This is part 3 of a 6-part series where I present a set of contrarian <i>start/build/exit</i> best practices for digital entrepreneurs.<p>The first part addressed the processes and people that surround the <i>start/build/exit</i> process. The second part was about the players: entrepreneurs, investors, investment …

5 best font editors

There are thousands of paid-for and free fonts available these days. But sometimes, when you just can't find exactly what you're looking for, …

Typography

Patient wears VR headset to map brain during surgery

Virtual reality is becoming increasingly useful when it comes to the medical field, and doctors in France have taken notice. At Angers University Hospital in western France, physicians used a VR headset to map a patient's brain during surgery to remove a tumor late last month. The patient was …

Frontend Design

Somewhere between design – a world of personas, pixels, and polish – and engineering – a world of logic, loops, and linux – lies frontend design.</b> …

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How To Harness Your Emotions For Making High-Risk Decisions

Our emotions play a powerful role in how we assess risk. That can be a good thing if you know what to do about it.<p>Nobody in business has ever avoided the uncomfortable necessity of sizing up a risk. A startup that takes a round of equity funding with unfavorable terms may keep their payroll safe in …

Six categories of Data Scientists

We are now at 9 categories after a few updates. Just like there are a few categories of statisticians (biostatisticians, statisticians, …

6 Total-Body Exercises That Build Muscle And Burn Fat

We’re all busy people. So sometimes working out for over an hour is just not in the cards.<p>Unfortunately, your physique doesn’t make exceptions for …

How to operate an ‘illegal’ startup under the radar

While attending the monthly Startup Saturday event at Innov8 in New Delhi last week, an interesting thought popped up between discussions on …

13 Ways to Generate Revenue on Twitter

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The 3 Moves for More Muscle workout program

milan2099 / Getty<p>milan2099 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>How many exercises do you really need to build muscle? Notice that the …

The Surprising Humanity of Google Trends

Somebody is reading your Google search history. It's me.<p>But don't feel the need to jump quickly into justifying why you've spent a good deal of time Googling 'hedgehog bath time" or, you know, other things...because this is public knowledge in the form of Google trends.<p>Used worldwide by …

Mattel's ThingMaker brings 3D printing to iconic '60s toy

NEW YORK — Mattel's ThingMaker was the original at-home maker device of the 1960s, but now the company is giving it a modern reboot, allowing kids to …

How Choosing the Wrong Cofounder Can Destroy Your Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Unlocking solutions for the poor with inclusive business innovations

Asia offers huge untapped opportunities for inclusive business. New forms of public-private partnerships can help get them off the ground<p>Over 300 representatives of companies, social enterprises, and governments Asia-wide will gather 15-19 February at ADB for the 2nd Inclusive Business Forum for …

14 Items That Will Make You Loathe The Airport A Little Less

Just when you thought TSA pre-check was your golden ticket.<p>A trip to the airport is typically filled with dread, anxiety and a great deal of stress. So many things can go wrong -- weather delays, unpredictably long lines, no available outlets -- and for the most part, travelers have little control …

Not Sure What Font Looks Best for Web?

<i>Typography is the main pillar of the print and web design.</i> We know finding the perfect font for your web project can be difficult. This is why we …

Typography

5 New Travel Startups Solving Digital Problems That Brands Have Ignored

Travel brands in some cases still celebrate certain services finally going digital, as travelers wonder what took so long.<p>But in other cases trends …

How to live in luxury and save the planet - CNN Style

Too often "sustainable luxury" smacks of compromise. Parisian luxury design agency <i>1.618</i> has taken this as a challenge.<p>1.618 is an international network of high-end consumers and professionals that share information and ideas about how beauty and sustainability can inform one another. They believe …

Big Data Analytics to Bring Billions in Healthcare Market Growth

February 12, 2016 - Big data analytics isn’t just a fad for the healthcare industry: it’s a quickly growing, incredibly lucrative opportunity to …