Boris Vanrillaer

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Donald Trump's 54 most outrageously over-the-top lines from his North Dakota speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump jetted to North Dakota Wednesday night for a rally in support of GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer's candidacy against Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat. Trump was at his most Trumpian, delivering a free-form campaign speech that went in 100 different directions all at once.<p>I read …

Maxine Waters

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

There's a new ride in town

La Chiron<p>Billund, Friday 1st June, 9:31 AM<br>We find ourselves in the LEGO House where the crew of Bugatti and LEGO are in the midst of revealing the …

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Marissa Mayer Is Still Here

Marissa Mayer was celebrated as a savior when she left Google to become chief executive of Yahoo in 2012.<p>A brilliant computer scientist, Ms. Mayer was the 20th employee at Google, and influenced many of the company’s signature features — including Gmail and Google Maps.<p>But could she save Yahoo? The …

Silicon Valley

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Friends

Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, …

Jennifer Aniston

Best Friends Forever

Friendship is one of the 5 words I selected in December before we embark on this journey. Not only Friendship is important to me, but it is also a …

Lego

Classic Space Nostalgia

Nostalgia<p>I think Nostalgia is one of the main things that brought me to toy photography in the first place. Having collected toys for most of my …

H&M Surrenders After Graffiti Writers Declare War

The retailer used a street mural by Los Angeles artist REVOK in its advertising, then said he had no standing to tell them they couldn’t do so before …

Bose sunglasses hands-on: audio AR makes more sense than you think

This week, Bose made a surprise announcement that it was getting into the augmented reality game. But Bose makes headphones, right? And AR is all about glasses with visual overlays? Well, nobody told them, and that's a good thing. The company believes that the classic approach works fine for many …

Consumer Tech

Here's Everything I Learned From Doing Morning Pages Every Day

Yes, you really do have to write them *by hand*. No, they aren't just for writers or even for Creative People. Yes, they are pretty great.

Productivity

McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down in an unprecedented statement

People driving by a McDonald's in Lynwood, California, might be baffled by an upside-down sign. The golden arches, typically standing as an M, have been flipped over to become a W.<p>But this isn't a bizarre prank or a careless mistake. The upside-down arches are in "celebration of women everywhere," …

Googlers are furious about their AI being used with military drones

Gizmodo reports that Google employees are enraged at the company after discovering that the AI they built is presently being used by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to analyze the massive troves of video footage captured by military drones.<p>It’s part of Project Maven, aka, Algorithmic Warfare …

Machine Learning

Apple’s HomePod is a pricey predicament for Spotify users

Apple’s new smart speaker only helps the company build its case for living in the walled garden<p>I want to hate the HomePod. Apple’s new $350 speaker symbolizes everything backward and compromising about the iPhone maker’s walled garden: the speaker requires you have an iOS device to use it, and it …

The Homepod Is A Prime Example Of One Of Apple's Core Problems

Much was written about how Apple missed an opportunity when it announced that their Homepod smart speaker was not going to be released in time for the 2017 holiday shopping season. The pundits got the missed opportunity part right, but the timing wrong. Apple’s missed opportunity happened in 2011, …

Meeting half the SiP crew

Hello!<p>Hi to the Stuck in Plastic community!<br>You probably don’t know me.<br>I am Karine.<br>I’m the humble owner of a toy photography blog (wait, what?!) and I …

Lego

Cheezzzz !!!

The first series of the LEGO Batman Movie minifigures was a mix of much-loved characters coupled with freaks, geeks, and oddities from the DC …

Harley Quinn

Batman Rings Twice

Batman Rings Twice. Euh, Twenty Times.<p>When the doorbell rang twice and the postman handed me a carefully packed box with a SiP sticker on the front, …

Harley Quinn

Batman Returns | Stuck In Plastic

Hi Folks,<p>Batman here.<br>I have been saving the world, shipping crates to Paris and driving all the way to Hamburg for our awesome exhibitions old and …

Batman

Week 7: Spirituality

The traditional idea<p>I´m sure most everyone who participated in our little weekly challenge #SiPgoes52 asked themselves the same question: What <i>is</i> …

Spirituality

Life on the Death Star

We are now 7 weeks into this year challenge, here on Stuck In Plastic. A new word (value or emotion) every week with a picture to illustrate it.<p>I am …

Star Wars

Week 6: Emotion

Emotion<p>Another week is a wrap and I´m happy to say we´ve had one more week of great submissions to our photography challenge #SiPgoes52! There were …

Emotions

Capturing Emotion

LEGO and Emotion<p>A bit more than a week ago, when we celebrated the 60th Birthday of the LEGO Brick, I stumbled upon this post from The Brothers Brick …

Lego

Embracing emotions

Emotion<p>Emotion, what is it? Well, emotion is defined as the natural instinctive result of a stimulus, whether that be mood, circumstances, or …

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years …

Leadership

How much should photographers charge in 2018

How Much Should You Charge? Each year, I write and update this article for photographers. In my opinion, this post is more important than the latest …

The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

In 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist who would see its impact on society with uncanny prescience.<p>First is the man often called "the father of the Internet," Vint Cerf. Between the early 1970s and early '80s, he led a team of …

Black Mirror

Week 5: Security

The word ‘secure’ entered the English language in the 16th century. It is derived from Latin <i>Securus</i>, meaning freedom from anxiety and so it has been …

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …