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How to view Instagram Stories on your computer

At the start of August, Instagram launched "Stories" — a new feature that is basically a direct rip-off of Snapchat's own "Stories" section.<p>The feature — just like Snapchat's — lets the user save a series of short photos and videos that can be viewed by their followers, and disappear after 24 hours.<p>…

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The Most Creative People Of 2013: A Q&A With Sandra Richter<p>MIT Media Lab visiting scientist Sandra Richter is racing to increase urban cycling participation. Join her live as she answers your questions at 2pm (E.T.) on May 31st.<p>by <i>Anjali Mullany</i>on May 29, 2013 at 10:14 AM<p>Visiting MIT Media Lab …

Bicycle Helmets

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

Graphic Design

Big Data and the hospitality, travel and tourism industry

In a position paper, the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals shows how vital it is for the travel industry to effectively manage the millions …

Week in Review

Inside Flipboard / May 17, 2013<p>This week provided a rude awakening about the perils of life in the Information Age. On Wall Street, many were …

Rethinking management: How we'll be leading future businesses

Modern business leaders are facing employees and customers who demand engagement, transparency and responsibility. One billion people are now on …

A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

Wildlife

The Economist

How Jamie Dimon Became a Risk Factor

The annual 10-K report that JPMorgan Chase filed with the SEC in February includes a 13-page section on “Risk Factors.” It’s a lawyerly, exhaustive, <i>exhausting</i> rundown of all the things that could possibly weigh on the earnings of a giant global bank, from regulatory changes to loans going bad to a …

The Ten Golden Rules on Living the Good Life

What is good life? What is happiness? What is success? What is pleasure? How should I treat other people? How should I cope with unfortunate events? How can I get rid off unnecessary worry? How should I handle liberty?<p>The answers to all these questions are condensed in a little book, The Ten Golden …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

How cloud, big data and mobile will make the CMO the BMOC

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Pressmaster/Shutterstock<p>In every shift of technology, new companies emerge to dominate new spaces while incumbents …

How To Know What That Job Pays

One of the most useful tools when entering a salary negotiation: Knowing how much your prospective employer pays others at the company who hold your would-be title. It’s also helpful to have a sense of what you are worth in the labor market. In other words, what would competitors of your would-be …

Put yourself in uncomfortable situations

One of the biggest changes in the workforce in the new millennium is that we have to be information synthesizers instead of information producers. …

The Best Talent Is Bringing Out Talent in Others

"A superior leader is a person who can bring ordinary people together to achieve extraordinary results." Many years ago, an entrepreneur told me …

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What do good shoes, Google+ and Facebook have in common?

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>James Russell, a London based designer, took issue with my post Wednesday about the new Google+ (s GOOG) design and how its …

Business blog

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The measure of global warming

AT NOON on May 4th the carbon-dioxide concentration in the atmosphere around the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii hit 400 parts per million (ppm). The …

Climate Change

Presbyterian in a pickle

DAVID FORD, the thoroughly decent leader of Northern Ireland’s non-sectarian Alliance Party, is in a tight corner. That is not a consequence of his …

Religion

May #eweekchat recap: Defining, Deploying, Defending #SDN (with tweets) · eWEEKNews

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Gartner Program Portfolio Management Summit in London, UK

Scaling PPM for Digital Business: Pioneer. Partner. Build<p>Digital business requires speed, continuous change and the embracing of uncertainty. The …

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