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3 lies millennials tell themselves about investing

Your 20s and 30s have the potential to be some of the most powerful investing years of your life. With decades of working years ahead of you, the …

Investing

IDC's Business Analytics Market Share Update Shows Oracle In The Lead

The worldwide business analytics software market generated $37.7B in sales during 2013, and is forecast to grow a 9.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2018 reaching $59.2B. These and other key insights can be found in a recent IDC forecast and market share analysis, IDC’s Worldwide …

As MapReduce fades, Apache Spark is now a top-level project

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Loops7<p>MapReduce was fun and pretty useful while it lasted, but it looks like Spark is set to take the reins …

The 5 stories that defined the big data market in 2014

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Nasdaq<p>There is no other way to put it: 2014 was a huge year for the big data market. It seems years of talk about …

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

Skyscrapers

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech

Disney Animators Study Their Reflections in Mirrors to Draw Classic Characters' Facial Expressions

For decades, professional animators have relied on mirrors and their own facial expressions to be able to produce the dynamic, expressive characters that audiences know and love. Using themselves as models, the artists leer, grin, and grimace at their own reflections so that they can recreate the …

Animation

Xiaomi, The Chinese Smartphone Company That's Crushing Everyone, Is Earning A Lot More Money Than People Realize

Xiaomi is currently trying to raise $1 billion in funding, the Journal reports. As part of the fund raise, it has a document detailing its financial performance. The Journal saw that document, and it reports the following:<p>A table in the document showed that Xiaomi's net profit last year rose 84% to …

Mobile

AeroMobile 3.0 flying car prototype debuts

Flying cars are something that many have dreamed about for generations. A car that can drive on the road, park in the garage, yet take to the skies …

Salesforce Hopes To Ride Analytics Wave With New Business Intelligence Service

Salesforce.com will unveil a new analytics service tomorrow morning they have dubbed Wave. The product will be introduced by CEO Marc Benioff at the company’s Dreamforce customer conference in San Francisco, but according to a Salesforce spokesperson, it is already available in the AppExchange …

Steve Jobs Sent This Inspiring Email To A Startup Who Helped Design One Of The First iPad Apps

Ashish Toshniwal, the 31-year-old CEO of app design firm Y Media Labs, told Business Insider about how one of the first iPad apps his startup helped create impressed the late Apple CEO and co-founder.<p>Y Media Labs works with an education app startup called Montessorium.<p>The company creates individual …

Apps

Learning To Sell Online: Cash Cow, Taobao

Establishing online stores on Taobao requires little more than decent internet links and a logistics chain (often motorcycle delivery), so millions have been able to start selling goods at low cost. The trend has reversed the fortunes of many rural people.<p>In the typical narrative of what have …

eCommerce

The Best Hotels In 18 Beach Towns Across America

With built-in services like housekeeping, room service, and access to amenities like pools and tennis courts, beachside hotels make for an easy summer getaway.<p>Our friends at Hotels.com created a list of the best beach hotels by looking at the highest-rated hotels at popular beach towns across …

New England

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

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EN PLEIN AIR

“STAZIONI D’ARTISTA” BY CENTOSTAZIONI CURATED BY MARCO ACHILLI.<p>Advertisements<p>17 January 2017 | Categories: EN PLEIN AIR, HOME | Comments Off on STEN …

Bangkok

Google Ventures On 12 Shortcuts Designers Should Never Take

Great designers don’t need the dark arts to succeed.<p>Designers can be tempted to cut corners to get the job done. Whether you’re a designer–or a CEO, a product manager, or an engineer who works with designers–you’ll want to watch out for these shortcuts. Great designers don’t need the dark arts to …

Genius

Nicolas Jolly Crafts Impressive New Fingerprint Drawings

Using just pen and ink, French artist Nicolas Jolly crafts intricately-swirling images that are as impressive as they are detailed. Each composition is comprised of a meticulous collection of mark-making featuring countless black hatches that effortlessly flow in different directions. Jolly calls …

Crafting

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

Time Management

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Daft Type

These Daft Punk merchandise ads do a great job of mimicking ads from the ’70s. The layouts, colours and type all evoke the decades’ graphic style.<p>Above, you can see one of their latest ads alongside a Coke ad from 1970. (The very same ad that Michael Bierut describes in the Helvetica film: <i>“It’s the real thing. Period! Coke. Period! In Helvetica. Period! Any questions? Of course not. Drink Coke. Period! Simple.”</i>)<p>The typeface chosen for the 2014 ad appears to be Kabel Black or Geometric 231 Heavy …

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Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

Nanotech