Alex Mendelsohn

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The Pros and Cons of Product Management

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the pros and cons of becoming a product manager?</i><p><i>Answer by Dan Schmidt, PM my entire career, on Quora</i><p>If you are considering becoming a product manager, you are probably not comparing the role’s merits to unrelated professions such as sushi chef or …

Details of the Apple Watch iPhone App Emerge

Apple’s busy testing iOS 8.2 which adds Watch features right now, but 9to5Mac got its hands on the Apple Watch companion app that will be used to configure the device.<p>The companion app provides a lot of insight into how the Watch will work, revealing options like the ability to mirror iPhone …

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …

The anti-Facebook: one in four American neighborhoods are now using this private social network

Neighborhood gossip and community policing thrive on Nextdoor<p>It was early in the morning when the flooding hit The Knolls, a neighborhood of about 500 homes in Columbus, Ohio. The sewer overflowed, dumping a foot and half of water into Chuck Totten’s basement, where his wife Deb kept around $25,000 …

With Aperture developing ceasing, Adobe says ‘rich roadmap’ of Lightroom, Creative Cloud products ahead

Following Apple’s announcement that it has ceased software development of the Aperture professional photo editing software for Mac and the development of iPhoto on iOS and OS X, Adobe has issued a statement. The digital software company is promoting its Lightroom and Creative Cloud photo editing …

Social Media

Facebook Says Its Mobile App Ads Work, So It’s Making More of Them

One big reason that investors like Facebook again: The company looks like it has figured out how to make money — a lot of money — on mobile.<p>One big …

Wait, what? Yahoo tops Google in US traffic

For the first time in five years, Google is no longer No. 1 in US Internet traffic, and its top spot was taken by a surprising competitor -- the once lackluster Yahoo.<p>ComScore released its monthly report on the top 50 US Internet properties Wednesday, and it listed Yahoo as the top dog in July with …

Will Google Glass change the way we think?

<i>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>A new video from Google shows how people will probably end up using Google Glass in the real world — looking up information.</b><p>You know …

A Rare Peek At The Guidelines That Dictate Google’s Graphic Design

A pair of “Visual Assets Guidelines,” posted by one of the company’s senior graphic designers, outline precisely how Google designers are supposed to sweat the small stuff.<p>In April 2011, Larry Page took the reins as Google’s CEO. He didn’t waste any time getting down to business. On his very first …

A Modern Concrete House in the Himalayas

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>An origami-like roof, inspired by the surrounding mountain ranges, caps the structure of inclined concrete planes which encloses the three …

Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success

It took <b>Thomas Edison</b> superhuman feats of biology to fuel his astoundingly ambitious to-do list. He reportedly slept a mere three to four hours at night, “regarding sleep as a waste of time, ‘a heritage from our cave days,'” as James Maas tells us in his 1997 productivity bestseller <i>Power Sleep</i></i> …

Uber, Data Darwinism and the future of work

A year ago, I hosted a small conclave of fellow (early) explorers of the post-html Internet. And while we are not of the SnapChat generation, most of …

Coffee & Empathy: Why data without a soul is meaningless

While on my way back from New York, for some odd reason I started playing around with Foursquare and plotting my check-in data using a handful of …

frog

COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

Articles about graphic designer we love aaron eiland on Dwell.com - Dwell

Relocating from New York to Kyoto, Japan in 2012 not only marked a new beginning in his life, but proved to be a working catalyst...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson …

Tidemark’s Infographics Could Change How Your Business Is Run

Tidemark rolls out infographics that map a company’s profits in microscopic detail, in real time.<p>It’s only been a few months since Tidemark, a bold Andreessen Horowitz-backed business analytics platform, emerged from its beta cocoon. But today, the fledgling company is introducing a new set of …