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The hunt for ISIS's European mastermind

This week's devastating attacks in Brussels, in which more than 30 people died and scores were injured, are the latest phase of the war on Europe declared by the so-called Islamic State.<p>The attacks cast a dark shadow over last week's triumph, the arrest of Salah Abdeslam.<p>The hope will be that …

On agile, or how we managed to build the wrong product fast

It was a moment. A moment in which I wanted to bang my head against the wall for spending two months developing a feature that got rejected by our …

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

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Stop Using Your Inbox as a To-Do List

Do you leave emails in your inbox so that you remember to read or tackle them? If so, you’re using your email to manage your tasks—and those are actually two very different things. Using a separate task manager, one that ties in closely with your email, can help you spend less time sifting through …

Echo Yang Elevates Everyday Machines into Abstract Art Automata

Now that the digital era is upon us, the trope of mechanical reproduction has become a condition of contemporary culture, and machines in themselves …

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Striking Photographs of the Ancient Tradition of Honey Hunting in Nepal

Documentary travel photographer Andrew Newey recently went on an expedition to central Nepal, where he spent two weeks living with the Gurung tribespeople in order to document the ancient art of honey hunting. In these photos, Newey captures the risks and skills involved with this tradition, which …

More Fantastical Photos of a Dreamlike World by Oleg Oprisco

Ukraine-based fine art photographer Oleg Oprisco has continued to produce beautifully imaginative and emotive portraits since the last time we wrote about him. His imaginative photographs–featuring mysterious young women, fantastical props, and hazy, dreamy colors–evoke a strong sense of …

Surreal Portraits Reveal What Photographer Sees in Friends

<b>Alvarejo, Illustrator</b><p>In Jon Jacobsen's series, <i>People I Know</i>, the self-taught photographer uses costumes, props, and visual effects to produce surreal portraits of his friends and the people he admires. Each image represents the subject based on how the photographer views them. They feature elements …

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Guerilla Murals by Fintan Magee | Colossal

<p>When looking at these murals by Brisbane artist Fintan Magee they seem almost impossible to contain. Literally dripping with color, his bold images …

Blackphone: an Android phone that puts privacy first

This is Blackphone. It's a smartphone born out of a growing desire for privacy, as months of leaks have proven that agencies like the NSA are monitoring our communications. It runs Android, which many might perceive as a relatively insecure mobile operating system; its makers, however, have made …

Duolingo Raises $20 Million, Will Offer More Languages And A Certification Program

The translation startup has grown to 20 million users since its launch in 2011, and it is one of the most popular free educational apps on Google Play and Apple’s App Store<p>Duolingo, the startup that aims to translate the web while helping people learn new languages, announced Tuesday it has raised …

A Periodic Table Of Storytelling Tropes

The design of Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements has been used to catalog many things besides atomic structures, from cocktail recipes to heavy metal bands. Now it’s being used to characterize all of the elements of storytelling in a tongue-in-cheek infographic put together by Design …

The FAA Shuts Down Beer-Delivery Drone

Ice fishermen on Lake Waconia in Minnesota were pleasantly surprised when a Wisconsin brewery, Lakemaid, flew a twelve-pack of their frothy suds over the icy wastes to their warm fishing cabins using a hefty, remote-controlled quadcopter. It was a match made in zero-degree weather: the brewery took …

Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

Travel<p>This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking …

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It's Now Easier For Hackers To Crack Crazy-Complex Passwords

An update to a free online password-cracking program just made it easier for hackers to get their hands on more complex passwords.<p>When you sign up for an account on a website and create a password, that information is stored in a company database as "cryptographic hashes": strings of numbers and …

CHART OF THE DAY: The Cost Of Sitting On Cash

When investors get scared and they have nowhere to hide, they move their money to cash.<p>Cash is arguably a great place to store your wealth briefly until you make your next investing move.<p>However, cash itself is not really an investment.<p>"The one thing I will tell you is the worst investment you can …

How Big Data Is Transforming The Mobile Industry

CIBC, a Canadian bank, predicts that information-generation growth will increase 50 times over the next decade. IDC, a market research firm, similarly forecasts a 44-fold increase in data volumes between 2009 and 2020. Mobile is playing a large part in driving this explosion in data.<p>Apple upended …

Drew Houston's Commencement address

<i>Below is the prepared text of the Commencement address by Drew Houston '05, the CEO of Dropbox, for MIT's 147th Commencement held June 7, 2013.</i><p>Thank …

The Next Game-Changing iPhone Feature Is Fingerprint Scanning, Says Brian White

White is on a "tech tour" in Taiwan. Talking with sources at PC industry tradeshow Computex, White says "fingerprint technology will greatly simplify and speed up a customer's interaction with iOS devices."<p>He believes fingerprint technology will be the killer feature that makes the iPhone 5S stand …

451 Research - Insight in the age of digital disruption

<b>Put your finger on the pulse of the digital economy.</b><p>Our analyst team engages directly with IT industry leaders to understand the innovative …

Forrester's Mobile Mind Shift Index Shows How Ready Customers are for Mobile

Customers who have completely shifted towards mobile now expect information to be available on any device, in context, when they need it, a Forrester …

CHART OF THE DAY: Smartphone Penetration Reaccelerates In The U.S.

<i>This chart comes from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and and analysis service focused on the mobile and Internet industries. Sign up for a free trial here.</i><p>The U.S. added 31 million smartphone subscribers in the past four quarters. That represents a reacceleration of growth in U.S. …

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Why Mobile Payments Are Set To Explode

Now, the mass adoption of smartphones and tablets has set the stage for a new move — away from fixed-point, card-based transactions and toward those completed on mobile. The old dream of the "digital wallet" is coming true in a very particular mobile-led fashion.<p>In a <b>recent report</b> from <b>BI</b> …

REVIEW: The Fitbit Flex Is The Most Comprehensive Fitness Tracker You Can Buy

It can track how many steps you take in a day, the distance you've walked, calories burned, weight, sleep patterns, and even how much water you've consumed (although you have to enter how many glasses you drink manually).<p>The Flex wirelessly syncs this data to your computer (through a small wireless …