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Residence G+C / DESK architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Sorel, the residence is positioned to benefit from the …

Follow these 6 savings life hacks if you want to retire early

Retiring early may seem like a dream, but with these retirement planning and savings tips, you could make that dream a reality.<p>Saving your money is …

Lifehacks

The math of why it’s so hard to build a spherical Death Star in space

In his book Math With Bad Drawings, Ben Orlin connects abstract math with reality.<p>Opting to build the Death Star in the shape of a sphere may not …

Darth Vader

Understanding Different Components & Roles in Data Science

There are many fields under the umbrella of the data science and sometimes these roles look similar to each other or are used interchangeably. Let us …

Machine Learning

Tips for Finding the Best Data Visualization Expert For You

When it comes to data, <b>data visualization</b> can tell stories from piles of numbers and statistics and bring life to facts and figures. There are …

Data Visualization

You Can Learn to Enjoy Public Speaking. Here's How | Inc.com

It's no secret that most folks loathe having to speak in public. Many CEOs and even Warren Buffett admits to struggling with fear.<p>But what if you could move past the fear and actually enjoy the experience?<p>It's a wild suggestion, I know. But I'm here to convince you that by adjusting your mindset, …

Business Strategy

Designing a dashboard: how to make sure it will show useful data

Designing a dashboard gives you an opportunity to showcase the data your users care about the most in one, beautiful page. It can be equally as …

UX Design

Scientists determine four personality types based on new data: Comprehensive data analysis dispels established paradigms in psychology

Comprehensive data analysis dispels established paradigms in psychology<p>Researchers have sifted through data from more than 1.5 million questionnaire …

Northwestern University

iPhone Photography Tutorial - 'How To Create An Abstracted Portrait Image'

Our new mobile photography tutorial section is in full swing and we’ve received much acclaim from the mobile photography community, thanks to all. If …

BI And Analytics: Driving Efficiencies In Operational And Digital Transformation

“Right decisions taken at right time guarantees success”The intent of the statement above was to draw parallels between right decisions, right time …

Storytelling

La Cabañita / Paz Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> La Cabañita seeks to integrate into the natural environment of a wooded area on the outskirts of …

Guatemala City

Eileen Grey, Le Corbusier, and the E-1027 House: A Tale of Architecture and Scandal

<i>This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as "The Sordid Saga of Eileen Gray’s Iconic E-1027 House."</i><p>It’s fair to say Eileen Gray’s …

Le Corbusier

7 ways illustration can help brands stand out

Illustration can help give a brand personality. It can make a brand more playful, more charming, more accessible or more beautiful – perhaps even all …

Michael Wolff

Growth Marketing: A Five-Step Framework

In recent years, “growth marketing” has become a buzzword used in strategy meetings all over the world. In reality, growth marketing is simply an umbrella term for holistically looking at a company’s existing condition, finding the bottlenecks preventing businesses from achieving their goals, and …

Google Analytics

Infographic: 64 content marketing stats to inform your strategy

Companies with content marketing strategies see six times the conversion rate of businesses that don’t.<p>That’s just a taste of the information …

Marketing

CR Residence / Padovani Arquitetos Associados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With extensive horizontal lines and benefiting from materials with organic tones and textures, this …

Wine Cellars

Tencent Seafront Towers Interior Design / B+H Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tencent is best known for running China’s biggest messenger app, WeChat. In recent years, the company’s …

Swimming Pools

Your how-to guide for an industrial dining room

They say that history repeats itself. Thus, whichever is considered trendy and “in” will become so again, right? Correct!<p>Just take a look at the …

3 Words and Phrases Great Leaders Never Say (Even to Their Worst Employees) | Inc.com

"Everything you say can and will be used against you."<p>That statement is not just true in a criminal arrest. In the workplace, great leaders know that the words and phrases you use are critically important. They set the tone for the entire office, and you simply can't lead a team unless you choose …

Employment

Gallery of Data Visualization - Missed Opportunities and Graphical Failures

William Playfair's charts are often considered as examples of graphical excellence, but a close examinination shows that this chart must be counted …

Data Visualization

13 Underrated Skills That Agencies Look For In New Hires

There are a number of traits that employers look for when hiring new talent. However, sometimes there are skills not included in a traditional job listing that can add exponential value to a position or company.<p>We asked members of the Forbes Agency Council about their thoughts on the most …

Creative Work

Backyard / CCDI

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The backyard, located in northwest of Beijing, seated at the foothills of Baihujian natural scenery, is …

Living Rooms

Jaguar Electrifies a Sixties Sensation

The British marque’s classic E-Type has been blended with the DNA of the I-Pace, and the result has a range of 170 miles.<p>Jaguar Classic is determined …

Jaguar Cars

Bernier-Thibault House / Paul Bernier Architecte

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Two boxes made of glass and wood, simple volumes of similar dimensions, were added to this house in the …

Living Rooms

Infographic: How to write copy that compels action

The words you use matter when entreating customers to take action.<p>Direct response marketing helps brand managers gather audience feedback, increase …

Loyalty

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Employment

Why Finding The Real Meaning Of Agile Is Hard

“I talked to 50+ leaders and consultants about what ‘agile’ means,” the legendary professor of management science at the Stanford Engineering School, Robert I. Sutton, wrote on Twitter late last week. “Read 10+ books. I agree with many principles and grasped it when it focused on software. I am now …

Agile Development

Healthy Red White and Blueberry Crumb Bars

<i>These healthy red white and blueberry crumb bars are chewy, sweet, and perfectly fruity! They’re perfect for a Fourth of July dessert, but are</i> …

Recipes

Mary Berry

Special mincemeat<p><b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>I prefer the flavour of butter to suet in mincemeat – which makes it suitable for vegetarians – but use suet if you …

6 really smart answers to the toughest interview questions

You’re in a job interview, and have been rocking all the usual questions that come your way. <i>What’s your five-year plan? Tell me about your last job.</i> …

Employment