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10 Reasons You Have To Quit Your Job In 2014

This was going to end badly.<p>My boss screamed at me in front of my colleagues. I had done something wrong of course. I had sent a product to the …

Build A Better Network: The Third Tier Theory

There are people at the top and then there are the rest of us. And most of us in “the rest of us” camp pay special attention to the folks up top.<p>We …

San Francisco

I Didn’t Know Dog Beds Could Be This Badass

The world of pet accessories can get pretty scary. There’s the $725 mink fur coat for princess pooches by Hartman and Rose; a $3000 22K gold-thread pet mattress (the price of three human-sized Tempur-pedics); the $23K Louis XV Pet Pavilion, styled after an 18th-century French Rosewood commode; and, …

Subway – Munich Underground Photography by Nick Frank

Subway – Architecture Photography.<p>Hard to believe that these are all subway stations. The German photographer Nick Frank is well known for his …

Photography

How Greg Hickman Created a Successful Blog in Under a Year

Greg Hickman is the blogger and podcaster behind Mobile Mixed, a mobile marketing resource for businesses. In addition to providing a wealth of free …

Marketing

Jony Ive: The man behind Apple's magic curtain

The reclusive and prolific Jony Ive, the man behind the Apple iPod, meets with USA TODAY for a rare interview about Apple's once and future mission.<p>CUPERTINO, Calif. — The man who designed the iPod ponders the question with furrowed brow.<p>"That's a good one," says Jony Ive, when asked what he would …

Why Touch ID is bigger news than any of us appreciated

Touch ID is far, far more important than most people have realised – the core message behind a <i>Quora</i> post by the CEO of a card payment service. We can expect to learn far more “in the next few months, and that’s likely to eventually include both Touch ID Macs and use of the fingerprint system for …

Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit

The British trait of being too polite to speak one's mind has led to a table translating numerous hollow English phrases becoming an internet hit.<p>The table sheds light on just how difficult it can be for a foreigner to understand what the British really mean when they're speaking – especially for …

Language

Every culture in the world explained in one chart

Have you ever been confounded by another country’s culture? Now that travel is dare I say, ubiquitous, knowing about other cultures and reactions …

Why Outsourcing Innovation Will Be Big in Tech and Beyond

<i>Paul Jozefak, co-founder and managing director of innovation laboratory Liquid Labs, argues that outsourcing innovation will become a mainstream business practice and a key driver of growth, specifically in the tech sector. While he clearly has a business interest in companies outsourcing their</i> …

UK teen launches Thinkspace, seeks to bring software development to high schools around the world

Thinkspace, an organization created by sixteen-year-old James Anderson, seeks to “inspire the next generation of app developers” through dedicated coding zones in high schools across the globe. Anderson formally launched Thinkspace this month with campuses in Plymouth and Northern Ireland.<p>Anderson …

Parallels Desktop 9: Noticeably faster, smarter setup and ready for Mavericks and Windows 8.1 [Review]

With over 90% market share in Mac desktop virtualization software (according to NPD), Parallels is the clear leader in the industry. Now, Parallels has introduced Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac, bringing in new features, improving performance, and preparing for Mavericks and Windows 8.1. How does this …

Why Minecraft is more than just another video game

<b>Minecraft's creators revealed this week that the blocky freeform building game has 33 million users. It can easily become an obsession.</b><p>"You've exceeded your usage allowance," read the email from my ISP.<p>I was pretty sure I hadn't but I know a couple of people, my two boys, who might have done it for …

Unlikely: The Impossible and Improbable Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso | Colossal

<p>In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either …

OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown

Serenity at the tip of Cape Cod? We’ll take it. Look inside this eclectic hideout just steps from the bay.<p>William Waldron/The Interior Archive

Amy Porterfield on Facebook Marketing [Podcast]

Facebook marketing is so important for many small businesses, yet success proves elusive.<p>In this episode, Amy Porterfield, one of the world’s leading …

Marketing

Business | WIRED

Business<p>The Blockchain Explained<p>The blockchain. Everyone's talking about it. But what is it, how does it work, and what's it for?

Apple's Eddy Cue Spotted Celebrating Miami Heat's NBA Championship Win

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King today posted a picture of Miami Heat player Shane Battier with Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue and his son Spencer following the Heat's championship win last night over the San Antonio Spurs.<p>Battier played basketball at Duke before joining the NBA and …

iOS 7: Thoughts and Questions – MacStories

Announced yesterday at Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote, iOS 7 is a dramatic reimagination of Apple’s mobile operating system.<p>iOS 7 introduces new user features and brings over 1500 new developer APIs. For users looking for a quick overview of what’s changed and improved in iOS 7, the OS’ user interface …

Apps

Introducing Points –The World's Most Intelligent Street Sign

Brooklyn-based creative agency Breakfast spawned out of the desire to create value-driven products<p>Brooklyn-based creative agency Breakfast spawned out of the desire to create value-driven products that harnesses information from the web to in turn change how people interact with the surrounding …

The Steve Jobs emails that show how to win a hard-nosed negotiation

The US government’s price-fixing lawsuit against Apple goes to trial next month in New York. Ahead of its court date, the US released emails that purport to show Apple was the “ringleader” in a scheme to set artificially high ebook prices with some of the largest American publishers, which have …

Freedom of Information

Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

Boeing: Randy's Blog

How Tablets Can Help You Reach Young Tradesman - Sonnhalter

Times they are a changing. Last year, the tablet category essentially didn’t exist. Today with the <i>iPad revitalizing the category, it’s expected to</i> …

How to Have Preview Sign Your PDFs in OS X

I continue to marvel at the utility that the Preview app in OS X delivers. Even though Preview is categorized as a PDF and image <i>viewer</i>, a …

OS X: Application Switcher Power Tips

If you're like me, you probably have lots of apps running on your Mac at any given time. Using the Application Switcher (<i>aka</i> Command + Tab) is a …