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Innovation, Empathy and Introspection

Innovation, Empathy and Introspection<p>When companies think about innovating new products and services (or just testing their existing ones), they know …

Fish

Pension advice for the self-employed - how to plan for retirement

A record number of people in the UK are now self-employed, yet less than a third are saving into a pension<p>A record number of people are becoming self-employed by going freelance or starting their own business. New figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number has increased by …

DJ & Dance Music, Tracks & Mixes

Why Use WebRTC?

By Robert Welbourn<br>Here's my story on choosing a VoIP protocol stack.

15 Must-See Artists at Movement Detroit 2016 | 6AM

Today Movement Detroit released its 2016 stage programme including full set times for the entire weekend. Naturally, conflicts abound with a lineup …

One of Britain's top tech bankers says 'whole industries are under threat' from disruptive startups

"There's a reality now of disruption that is a new one," Olisa told guests at the launch of the Virtual Technology Cluster (VTC) Group last night in London.<p>"A million years ago when I started out in this industry people worried about clerical workers losing their jobs because of computers. Now …

Read all about it: BBC micro:bit lands today!

Monday 21st March<p>We’ve been talking about it a lot, and it’s finally here! The BBC micro:bit will be in the hands of 11 & 12-year-olds across the UK …

Swiss Army Knives

Point Blank Music School | Page not found

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Tiny green-roofed studio is a hidden oasis of calm in Brooklyn

Having your own cozy cabin getaway in the city may seem near impossible, but that’s exactly what architect Nicholas Hunt achieved in his Brooklyn …

3 edible mushrooms that are easy to find - and how to avoid the poisonous ones

There’s no better way to enjoy rainy weather than to break out your Wellies and go mushroom-hunting in the forest. Mushrooms are a healthy addition …

Mabire-Reich's Landscape House features metal walls and a sloping roof terrace

Corrugated aluminium clads this extension to a house in Nantes, France, by local studio Mabire-Reich, which also boasts a decked terrace covering its …

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A simpler way to stay in touch: dumbphones tried and tested

Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer<p>Alcatel OneTouch: a sexy lozenge.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>https://media.guim.co.uk/f2e73ba71b4d634163e0eccc895a733773c51bd8/0_0_2560_1536/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer<p>Kazam Life B7: handsome …

A guide to branding your small business

From logos, to business names and marketing, here is a beginners guide to building a successful brand that conveys the right messages<p>Get your branding right, and your business could reap the dividends for decades to come but get it wrong, and it might be your most costly mistake. So how can you …

Small Business

Palette Gear

Get up to 20% off Adobe Creative Cloud products. <br>Details<p>Blaze through your editing tasks with fast, precise, hands-on control.<p>Palette is a modular …

How Kindness Became Our Forbidden Pleasure

“We are never as kind as we want to be, but nothing outrages us more than people being unkind to us.”<p><i>“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now,”</i> Jack Kerouac wrote in a beautiful 1957 letter. <i>“Kindness, kindness, kindness,”</i> Susan Sontag resolved in her …

How Do You Protect Your Business If Your Cloud Service Provider Fails?

By the end of this year, Gartner predicts 1 of 4 cloud service providers (CSPs) will no longer be in business due to consolidation or lack of funding. Based on the explosive growth of cloud use, you are likely using SaaS to support business critical functions and IaaS compute or storage services …

Office Plants Significantly Raise Productivity

Image: Lexa_1112/Shutterstock<p>For the first time, scientists have assessed the long-term impacts of plants in an office environment. Led by Alex …

Edbak’s 42-65" Pop-Out Universal Video Wall Mount

Edbak introduces the <b>42-65" Popout Universal Video Wall Mount</b>.<p>The <b>Edbak VWPOP65-P</b> is purpose-designed for easy and fast servicing of recessed video …

Monitors Join The (Video) Revolution

<b>ViewSonic designs a 24’’ Full HD integrated webcam LED monitor around the corporate and personal use of the latest videoconferencing and</b> …

Deutsche Bank to open tech innovation labs with Microsoft, IBM

Deutsche Bank has unveiled plans to open three tech innovations labs in Europe and America, including one in London.<p>It was rumoured last year that …

Architects to hatch Ecocapsule as low-energy house

Where people call home depends on varied factors, from poverty level to personal philosophy to vanity to community pressure. Ecocapsule appears to be …

Chalet des Fleurs

Fancy a night up in the trees? You can now stay in one of these lovely 'bubbles' high above the village of St Jean d'Aulps.

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

<b>Haiku Desk</b> is a free presentation tool with many themes and Creative Commons images to choose from. Users can import photos, make charts, and …

Common Sense Education

Common Sense

Three Awesome Video Games That Help Kids Make Their Own Games

By Tanner Higgin, Graphite<p>Some of the best games for learning aren't developed with schools in mind. But these more commercial games can be tough to …

How Imgur's New GIF-Maker Stacks Up Against Other Tools Out There

There's a new kid on the GIF-creation scene, and it's a good kid. This week, Imgur launched a new "Video to GIF" feature that lets you enter a URL, …

Man Quits Job to Convert Old Van into Mobile Home to Travel the World

Like many others, Mike Hudson longed to exchange the monotony of work and everyday routines for a life filled with adventure and travel. He made that dream a reality in 2013, when he quit his job as a systems engineer, gave away most of his worldly possessions, and began the enormous project of …