Ash Hoffman

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The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Apply these 4 Creativity Principles to your Entire Life.

Every human being on Earth is wildly creative.<p>Yet, as I sat in front of my computer screen attempting to write this very article, I couldn’t help but …

Why your side-hustle will make you a better creative

Iris' creative director disagrees with a column by Creature's Ben Middleton which claims side-hustles are hurting the advertising industry.<p>To …

Advertising Industry

Creatives Are Overworked

A new survey suggests creative professionals are being asked to do more work in less time–and it’s taking a toll.<p>Creative workers are overwhelmed.<p>That’s the key takeaway from a new survey by the nonprofit professional organization InSource and the software company inMotionNow. The survey queried …

Gamescom 2014: EA's Biggest Reveals

A little bit of something for everyone.<p>EA showed off some of its biggest games at Gamescom this year, with a ton of new content, gameplay and …

9 Skyrim Secrets You Probably Didn't Find

Sneaky secrets.<p>Skyrim is a game so massive that you can explore the tundras for days and still not see everything. Even if you’ve slain every dragon, …

If You Think 5G Is All About Faster Network Speeds, You're Wrong

You can already reach for your phone, ask Google a question, and receive the answer within seconds.<p>The forthcoming generation of wireless technology will be even faster, but it's not just about sheer speed.<p>The next major network upgrade will solve one of the most aggravating problems we experience …

Android Wear smartwatches get the jump on Apple’s iWatch

With Google showing off Android-powered wearables from Samsung, LG and Motorola at its Google I/O developers conference this week, the smartwatch competition has officially heated up.<p>The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live will ship in early July, so Android Wear smartwatches will definitely beat …

Microsoft Releases Windows Drivers for Xbox One Controller

Microsoft today released PC drivers for the Xbox One controller, allowing Windows gamers to use the device to play games on their computer. You can download them now directly from Major Nelson: Windows 32-bit and Windows 64-bit.<p>Microsoft says it plans to release the drivers as part of a Windows …

Innovative 360cam storms past crowdfunding target in 24 hours

The pear-shaped camera uses three 185 degree fish-eye lenses which overlap to enable the capture 360 degree video, which is stitched together inside …

ShopRunner could be Alibaba’s Trojan horse in a future challenge to Amazon

To read Alibaba’s recently filed IPO prospectus, you’d think that the e-commerce giant is focused primarily on beefing up its China businesses, with little interest in challenging those who dominate US e-commerce on their own turf.<p>But there are clues that this might not be the case, as we outlined …

​Sprint is ready to throttle its unlimited data plans, but only in 'congested' areas

It was a big promise: unlimited data, without quotes, throttling or restrictions. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse has repeatedly defended the company's pledge to offer a true unlimited plan, but now the company is quietly eating its words. Customers on Sprint, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile have all …