Ben Graham

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Want To Become A Better Leader At Work? Try Spending Less Time In The Office

Conventional wisdom has it that the more time you spend in the office, the faster you’ll climb the corporate ladder. But what if spending time on other aspects of your life could make you a better leader?<p>Stewart Friedman, a professor of management at the Wharton School of Business at the University …

The Workplace

3 Mistakes Executives Make When Telling People That They’re Leaving

Senior leaders in Silicon Valley are among the best-educated, most sophisticated, and savviest executives you’ll find anywhere. Yet over the course of placing senior high-tech leaders in new positions over the past 14 years, I’ve seen far too many make fundamental mistakes that cast a cloud over …

Harvard Business Review

At Facebook and Google, Highly Successful Teams Use This 3-Word Question to Spark Creativity (With Incredible Results)

This short phrase has immense power, and can help your team block out doubt and find amazing creative solutions.<p>Imagine you're a leader, and you want your team to accomplish ambitious goals. (Maybe you don't have to imagine.) There are three basic questions you can ask at the outset.<p>All three …

Creativity

The natural evolution of user interface design

The modern movement of the web<p>In the 19th century, with the advent of mechanized mass production, an excess was created both in production and in …

A Short History of Computer User Interface Design

Whether it’s a laptop or a smartphone, every piece of hardware has a user interface (UI) design that tries to contribute to a great user experience. …

UX Design

Barrier Reef plan must move faster: UNESCO

Australia is being urged to accelerate its efforts in rescuing the Great Barrier Reef amid fears the nation will fail to meet its 2050 target.<p>The …

The best Data Science courses on the internet, ranked by your reviews

An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1) and (Part 2) by Rice University via Coursera<p>Rice University’s Interactive Programming …

Data Science

Angled rotors let drone fly in any orientation (and play catch)

Conventional multirotor drones, be they quad-, hexa-, octo- (or even 18-rotor) copters, have all their rotors positioned on the same horizontal …

Science Says This 1 Thing in Your LinkedIn Profile Will Make or Break Your Chances of Getting Hired

Studies show your first impression sticks.<p>Many LinkedIn users invest hours into making their profiles look professional. They scour the thesaurus looking for a verb to describe their work experience and they tediously list every professional accomplishment they've ever achieved.<p>Yet, many of those …

Employment

Meet Fluent, Microsoft’s New Design System

You're reading Meet Fluent, Microsoft’s New Design System, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Build Developer Conference

Australians are better than everyone else at surviving cancer

While cancer remains one of our biggest killers, we've made significant progress in treating it in recent decades -- and we're doing better than …

Health Care (Australia)

The 14 Best Mirrorless Cameras in 2017

What are the best mirrorless cameras that you can buy in 2017 and how do they compare? From entry-level to professional, we've got the best for you...<p>…

Microsoft introduces Azure Cosmos DB, a globally distributed database with 5 consistency choices

Arguably the biggest Azure news to come out of Microsoft’s Build 2017 developer conference is the debut of Azure Cosmos DB. The schema-free database service offers developers flexibility with five consistency choices, instead of forcing them to choose between strong and eventual consistency. The …

Databases

Warren Buffett: One metric tells me the most about the future

Warren Buffett made a name for himself and became a multi-billionaire by making some savvy moves in the stock market. So, it might surprise some …

Finance

How to make 3D lettering in Illustrator

Last week Adobe released some more videos to their useful Make It Now playlist, giving creatives the chance to pick up a range of practical skills in …

3D

Former Microsoft design director on shaping Hololens, Xbox and Cortana with inclusive design thinking

Kat Holmes is the former principal director of Inclusive Design at Microsoft. In this episode, we talk about the definition of inclusive design, take an inside look at her “special ops” design unit, and dive into the best method for deploying human-centered design.<p>Design is more than a department …

Design Thinking

Wider than wide: A landscape photographer's thoughts on the Canon 11-24mm

Even though I've been writing for DPReview for over 4 years, I've never written any equipment reviews. And why should I? There are far better …

Update: New Rumored Specs of Nikon D820

As previous post said, Nikon will announce a full frame DSLR camera Nikon D820 in this summer, this camera will replace currently Nikon D810 DSLR …

Nikon

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A …

Economics

How Amazon Stays More Agile Than Most Startups

<i>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</i><p>Last Thursday, Amazon launched Echo Look. The company’s latest addition, much like its digital cousins, is essentially a Wi-Fi speaker — a sort of Siri-in-a-tube — that listens to and obeys people’s commands. It can call Uber, order pizza from Domino’s, …

Jeff Bezos

How to Wake Up To Your Creativity

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Sleep<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Sleep is, as ancient maps once …

The Brain

Introducing the EPA Graphic Standards System

The EPA Graphic Standards System was a guide to consolidate numerous US state offices with their graphic design and communications department. Back …

“Atelier 12: Beeldje voor beeldje” catalog / flip book

Contributed by Nick Sherman<i><br>Source: http://resolver.kb.nl License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Catalog for the “Beeldje voor beeldje” (“Frame by frame”) …

Typography

7 Scientific Reasons Why Being An Optimist Is Good For Your Health | HelloCare

<i>“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – The Dalai Lama</i><p>When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be an optimist or a …

Scientific Research

ANZ to make the whole bank agile

Radical overhaul of product delivery.

Agile Development

New study says knocking back two beers offers better pain relief than paracetamol

A new study shows that drinking two beers is a more effective way to ease pain than dabbling with codeine or paracetamol-based pain …

The best DSLR cameras you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Emperonie/Wikimedia Commons/Business Insider</i><p><b>The Insider Pick:</b><p><b>Photography enthusiasts still love their trusty DSLR cameras. During our</b> …

Cameras

Web Design Concept for the Photographer Aldo Sessa

Aldo Sessa is a concept art direction, UI/UX and web design project created and shared by Adrián Somoza. Aldo Sessa is a well-known photographer and …

This interactive map uses machine learning to arrange visually similar fonts

Typography enthusiasts likely already know how to identify fonts by name, but it’s always useful to explore visually similar fonts when you feel like changing up your options. Design consultant firm IDEO’s Font Map helps you do exactly that, with an interactive tool that lets you browse through …

Machine Learning