We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are more common than we'd like. Whether it's fatigue, distractions, lack of motivation,
At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago. iOS 7 is a strange new land,
Classrooms across the nation are adopting a new technology trend known as the “flipped” classroom, where students watch lecture videos as homework and teachers use class-time for discussion. First popularized
The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program is program run by biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey in Maryland. Part of their work is to develop identification tools and keys for native
Driving north from Nairobi on the new super-highway, the Kilimambogo hills rises slowly ahead of us. My travel companion is Emmanuel Mwendwa, who has spent the past two years researching, licencing, collecting
A traditional Kenyan meal [Photographs: Brian Oh] On a recent work trip to Nairobi, I had the opportunity to fly out to Mombasa one weekend. Mombasa is Kenya's second largest city and a major beach town.
After years of silence, former Apple CEO John Sculley has recently been moving more into retrospective mode. On Thursday, Sculley gave perhaps his fullest public account ever of the circumstances surrounding
Everyone seems to assume that Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, spent $250 million on the Washington Post as some kind of hobby or charitable move. And some question whether he even has a plan on
It's a social media marketer's dream: a formula for a successful Reddit submission. A team of statisticians at Stanford has spent the past few months analyzing 16,700 pictures on Reddit in order to analyze
It's never been more expensive to have kids. But it's never been cheaper to clothe and feed them, as well. So what's getting more expensive? Much was made last week of a recent study on the cost of child-rearing
US oil output hit its highest level in 20 years in July in a power shift with big geopolitical consequences. Some industry veterans believe it's the biggest development in the energy game since 1859, the
The fascination with the decline of JCPenney obscures a much bigger retail story: The traditional "department story" is in a seemingly endless death spiral. This story is driven home in two simple charts.
Behold the ever expanding rings of big data, tech’s most overhyped sector. I say overhyped, yet demand is fierce for software, hardware and consulting services that help companies process and store giant
40% Mobile revenue DEBENHAMS, UK 36% Mobile revenue LANCÔME, USA 49% Mobile revenue LILLY PULITZER, USA The best way to launch Progressive Web Apps for ecommerce. Find out why Mobify powers more ecommerce
1) Spend The Most Money On The Items You Use The Most So simple, yet so often overlooked: It’s smart shopping to splurge on the items you spend a lot of time with, and skimp on the ones you don’t. “Don’t
“A computer program is not a patentable invention.” Time to bust out the champagne*, neckbeards! The above statement is from a bill that just passed in New Zealand. In a word, free software advocates won
The science of what makes coffee great Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency. - William H.
Editors note: This is a guest by Tony Gines, Director of UX/UI at iFixit, user interface designer, team leader, husband, dad, and martini consumer. It happens about once or twice a year. I travel over
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Rob Palmer, the UK-based head of design for Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in London and New York. Apple is set to release iOS 7 this fall,
CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Buyers Are Younger, Richer, And Better Educated Than Samsung Smartphone Buyers
For the past couple of years, Samsung has been mocking Apple in its advertising. One of the overt messages delivered repeatedly is that Apple's iPhone is no longer hip. It is for old dorks. Samsung is