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Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Doctor, engineer, and businessman. These were the top three career choices for the children of middle-class families in India when I was young. Doctors earned the most respect; engineers were second-best; business was something you got into if you didn't have the chops to complete a degree.<p>I chose …

Frog Design on the Future of Work

Despite the odd name (or maybe because of it), Frog Design is one of the world's leading design and innovation firms. I really like their logo, which …

Cells, Pods, and Squads: The Future of Organizations is Small

Think small and you will achieve big things. That’s the Yoda-esque, counterintuitive philosophy that nets Finnish game company Supercell revenues of</b> …

With Software Eating Hardware, Silicon Valley Enters “Hard” Times

Software’s inevitable dominance is something of an axiom in Silicon Valley, where Marc Andreessen once famously wrote that it was “eating the world.” Software companies like Microsoft, Google and Facebook are among the world’s most iconic and valuable, and new startups like Airbnb and Uber aim to …

Ask This Small Question To Make Big Changes

One question could help you make simple, but meaningful, improvements in your work and life.<p>I’ve written in previous posts that asking the right questions can help you overcome fear of failure and identify your true passions. Another thing questioning can do is enable you to approach a daunting …

Flipping Failure

Who wants to fail? Not me. I don’t fear it, but I loathe the feelings it stirs up: the hurt, the loss of control, the dread that your dream may be …

What Millennials Want—And Why Cities Are Right to Pay Them So Much Attention

The Future of Making (Full Session) | Interactive 2014 | SXSW

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COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

David Foster Wallace Commencement Address | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from a commencement address author David Foster Wallace gave in 2005 to the graduates of Kenyon College. Wallace</i> …

Roadmap, our experience design conference, kicks off tomorrow!

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>If haven’t heard already, we’ve spent this past year organizing what’s going to be an awesome two-day conference focused on …

The Real Reason Tesla Is Still Alive (And Other Green Car Companies Aren't)

Say goodbye to another green car start-up. Vehicle Production Group, which planned to build thousands of wheelchair-accessible vans powered by natural gas, has called it quits. According to Bloomberg, the company ran out of money and couldn’t pay its 100 employees anymore.<p>Add VPG to the growing …

“Ambient Backscatter” Brings Us Closer To An Internet Of Things

There are exciting implications of the latest ultra-low-power communication breakthrough, beyond your couch talking to your keys.<p>Everyone is online these days. Pretty soon, “everyone” could include inanimate objects like your couch and your car keys.<p>“Ambient backscatter” might sound like an …

Kitchen Appliances, Refrigerators, Dishwashers

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Is design still about making things?

‘Designers are starting to operate in a way that’s more important to society as a whole’, says Stephen Burks, industrial designer and founder of …

Product Design

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Why Behavior Change Apps Fail To Change Behavior

<i>Editor’s Note: Nir Eyal writes about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business at NirAndFar.com. Follow him @nireyal.</i><p>Imagine walking into a busy mall when someone approaches you with an open hand. “Would you have some coins to take the bus, please?” he asks. But in this case, the …

50 Design Problems In 50 Days: Real Empathy For Innovation (Part 1)

The adventure taught me an unbelievable amount about design’s power to solve problems and about my own capacities as a designer. Importantly, it …

3 Of The Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches Ever

Yes, commencement speeches are often little more than platitudes. But as David Foster Wallace, Jeff Bezos, and Arianna Huffington show us, some platitudes can save your life.<p>After the cherry blossoms have fallen from their branches in rising temperatures of the late springtime, we are every year …

Ideo Imagines 18 Packaging Concepts For The Future

From a medication bottle that “ripens” with age to a 4G mixtape that hooks up to iTunes, these new designs push the limits of quotidian packaging.<p>Browse through any design monograph or website and you’re bound to come across such terms as “tinkering,” “iterative thinking,” and “prototyping.” In the …

What Are The Best Ways To Think Of Ideas For A Startup?

This approach will help you think of a solid startup idea.<p>It is broken into 5 steps to facilitate progress through a system that in total should take about <b>30-40 hours to complete</b> over a week or two, if you do it all.<p><b>Summary</b><p>Add rigor and discipline to your brainstorming and idea evaluation …

The New Clarity: RISD MFA Furniture Show 2013

Last week, a vacant industrial loft was magically transformed into an elegant gallery space for the evening, as the Rhode Island School of Design's …

Google's Innovative New Business Model For Google Glass

Google Glass has plenty of novelty about it. When Google Ventures teamed up with two venture capital firms, KPCB and Andreessen Horowitz, to fund the Google Glass ecosystem, apart from the excitement of wearable computing we also witnessed the emergence of a new kind of business model and a new …

Playborhoods: Why Children Playing Street Games Is the Best Measure of a Healthy Neighborhood

Friends And Family Of Pakistani Teen Killed In Texas School Shooting Ask For Peace “Governments should protect all our children.”<p>Communities<p>The …

NFL Owners

Articles about psychology seating on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you really want to create a talking point in your home, give the floral wallpaper and the Danish lampshades a miss.<p>A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the...<p>A bold chair emerged on the scene in 1934.<p>The time …

Pizza Bianca

This pizza stars 3 cheeses melted on a crisp crust. Top with peppery arugula for a better-than-delivery dinner.

Ricotta Pizza with Fresh and Roasted Tomatoes

After baking, this pizza is topped with an abundance of colorful tomatoes -- it's practically a salad!

Pepperoni, Potato, and Broccoli Rabe Pizzas

Hearty and bold, these pizzas have assertive and mouth-watering ingredients like broccoli rabe, pepperoni, manchego cheese, and -- yes, on a pizza -- potatoes for a dish that'll satisfy any hunger.