Andy Herman

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This app hacked the iPhone’s dual camera system, and you’ve never seen anything like it

Apple wasn’t the first smartphone maker to switch to a dual-lens camera setup on the back of its handsets. Of course once Apple did it, plenty of …

Mobile Photography

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

12 books you should read before starting a business

1/<p>1. 'The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Guy Kawasaki<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Entrepreneur …

Mouse And Keyboard Users Are Dominating PUBG Mobile

<i>PUBG Mobile</i> players struggling to survive the grand battle royale have a new problem to worry about. Crafty players using emulation and computer …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

15 Crazy and Surprising Ways People Are Using Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of how blockchain can be used for transactions and tracking.<p><i>This article originally published Jan. 25, 2018.</i><p>Hacking and fraud have in some cases become more difficult to prevent and track as people have moved more of their lives online. But …

AWS launches GuardDuty, its new intelligent threat detection service

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing division today announced a new threat detection service that aims to help keep the company’s users safe from potential security threats. The service applies machine learning to identify threats (think an EC2 instances that starts mining Bitcoin without your knowledge or …

Google Is Quietly Building a Facebook Page Killer for Local Businesses

In case you missed it, topping the 2017 American Customer Satisfaction Index, which evaluates how users feel about internet social media companies, …

Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World?

CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Carbon Engineering, a company owned in part by Bill Gates, has its headquarters on a spit of land that juts into Howe …

Obama Administration

5 Things an IP Attorney Will Make You Do Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign

Evaluating patent risk is serious business -- and the single most important reason for retaining an experienced patent attorney.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you launch a crowdfunding campaign, you also -- literally -- launch a lot of potentially sensitive …

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

Real Estate

6 Fatal B2B Sales Mistakes You Must Avoid

Say yes to face-to-face meetings with the power players.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>B2B sales can be incredibly rewarding and lucrative -- if you know what you’re doing. Unfortunately, most salespeople in this field make the same few mistakes again and again. When …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity | Inc.com

Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also fueled by an insatiable appetite to discover, explore and indulge his curiousity, …

Creativity

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers | Inc.com

You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself.<p>So how can you make sure you're ready to pitch?<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to …

Business Strategy

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

In the knowledge economy, we need a Netflix of education

Rob Harles Contributor<p>Rob Harles is managing director at Accenture Interactive.<p>Karl Mehta Contributor<p>Karl Mehta is the founder and chief executive of EdCast, Inc. and the founder of Code For India.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Lessons from Dharamsala on business and life<br>• In a knowledge economy …

How to Write an Email Subject and Opener That Will Actually Make People Pay Attention | Inc.com

How many of these emails have you deleted this week? Maybe this one...<p>Hi John, I hope all is well. Wanted to reach out to you about the useless crap we are selling and that I really don't care about but want to get my quota bonus so I can save up for the new iPhone 17.<p><i>So</i> weak. On every …

Creative Writing

7 Podcasts That Will Make You a Smarter Leader | Inc.com

"Venture capitalists are great aggregators of information (and opinions) on specific industries, geographies and market sentiment," said Kara Nortman a seasoned entrepreneur and venture capitalist at Upfront Ventures. "They're paid to stay ahead of trends and look at pitfalls and success factors of …

Startups

10 great examples of web design portfolios for 2017

If you want to get the job or freelance gig you’re looking for, your portfolio needs to impress. And web designers have a tougher time than other …

Now sites can fingerprint you online even when you use multiple browsers

Online tracking gets more accurate and harder to evade.<p>Researchers have recently developed the first reliable technique for websites to track …

Information Systems

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

Phil Nadel Contributor<p>Phil Nadel is the co-founder and managing director of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>11 reasons we didn’t invest in your company<p>It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance …

Product Management

Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will Achieve Anything You Want In Life

The time before you go to bed is golden, as it exists every single day, and it’s usually completely yours to schedule. What do you want to do with …

Thinking Beyond The Interface

Designers have largely shifted their skill sets toward interface design, prototyping, and code. Are writing and art direction getting left behind?<p>Around 2010, designers the world over proclaimed Photoshop was dead in web design. We moved away from static comps, learned to prototype, and invested …

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang noticed that he got more done on sabbatical than at work. His latest book is about the benefits of rest and shorter working days<p>Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is a consultant in Silicon Valley and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He writes about technology and its cultural …

Mount Everest

Adobe InDesign Magazine Template from AlfianBrand

A 34-pages Adobe InDesign magazine template in A4 and US Letter for multi purpose.The team of AlfianBrand specializes in high quality print resources …

Graphic Design

Peanut is a new startup from Deliveroo co-founder and former Badoo deputy CEO

Peanut — which TechCrunch understands will launch as early as next month — is a new London startup founded by ex-Badoo deputy CEO Michelle Kennedy and Deliveroo co-founder and former CTO Greg Orlowski.<p>Initially available for iOS, the app appears to be a social networking platform, designed to …

Startups

Getting started with UI motion design

How workflow can change the way you design<p>Our work at This Also mostly falls into two categories: <i>product design</i> and <i>product vision</i>. For our product …