Albert Oppon

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Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …

German Ghost Cars from the Future, by Kat Bauman

<i>Reporting by Kat Bauman</i><p>This season, Germany is for car lovers. Last week's Frankfurt Auto Show saw the debut of a slew of new cars—some slated for …

Design thinker Don Norman on his stealth startup, Apple vs. Android vs. Microsoft, and experience design

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Don Norman’s <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> is the bible for design thinking and technology. The author and cognitive scientist …

Woman miraculously survives after her car is flattened by giant container

and<p>Rescuers were astonished to pull the driver of this car alive from the wreckage.<p>She lay trapped for half an hour in the flattened Nissan, with …

Rare Pictures: Golden Eagle Savages Russian Deer

How Much Coworker Socializing Is Good For Your Career?

Wondering whether, where and how often you should socialize with coworkers? Weighing the pros and cons of getting to know them on a personal level? Thinking about how it might help (or hurt) your career? I spoke with four workplace experts to get some answers.<p>“Socializing with your coworkers is …