Ben Graham

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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 …

UX Design

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. …

UI Design

Great Barrier Reef plan must move faster: UNESCO

Water quality not improving enough.

Great Barrier Reef

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 …

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 …

Larry Summers calls Donald Trump's budget 'simply ludicrous'

by Lawrence H. Summers<p>Details of President Donald Trump's first budget have now been released. Much can and will be said about the dire social …

Adani to pay just $2m a year in royalties

The Queensland government is being attacked from all sides over a "secret deal" offered to Indian mining giant Adani, which could end up costing …

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 …

Meet Fluent, Microsoft's New Design System

At the 2017 Microsoft Build Conference, the company announced the <b>Fluent Design System</b>, Microsoft’s new design language. Fluent was no secret. …

Build Developer Conference

Editorial: The best of budget 2017 - and Labor's response

When the political spin, vested-interest whingeing and ideological outrage from both left and right is stripped away, federal budget week 2017 …

Nick Xenophon Team

Australia leads the world in cancer-survival rates

Advertisement<p>May 12, 2017<p>Australians are better than everyone else at surviving cancer<p>While cancer remains one of our biggest killers, we've made …

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 …

Cloud Computing

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 …

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 …

Adobe Illustrator

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 …

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 …

Cameras

Urgent warning after vaccination rates plunge in Queensland

Yahoo7 News<p>Doctors have issued an urgent warning after new figures showed less and less Brisbane parents are having their children …

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 …

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

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, and answer trivia questions. But it can do …

Jeff Bezos

'Eye-watering prices': Australia's housing affordability crisis laid bare

Mortgages now soak up 42% of average income in Sydney, 37% in Melbourne and 23% in Brisbane, with other capitals around 20%<p>After more than 20 years as a property analyst consulting to developers, Michael Matusik wonders why there aren’t any Occupy Wall Street-style protests from Australians looking …

Real Estate

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 …

Graphic Design

“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 …

ANZ to make the whole bank agile

ANZ Bank will overhaul its workforce to adopt the scaled agile methodology in order to be able to respond faster to customer expectations.<p>The radical …

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 …