Brian Lackey

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New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

Even parents who don’t know programming are using games, apps to teach basic skills<p>Filip Icev, 10, writes code on his laptop at his home in Kirkland, Wash., using a visual-programming language called Scratch.<p>Annabel Clark for the Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 9<p>•••••<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The …

Kids

The Real Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Dough Recipe

"I have it on good authority that this is the real deep dish pizza dough that's used in Chicago. The real thing is nothing like bread, or even pizza, …

This Is Why So Many Startups Aren’t Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

It’s Photoshop Down & Dirty Trick Friday (Reflection & Lighting Advertising Effect)

Hi Gang: Sorry for the late post today (I’m still up in NYC – supposed to have gone home last night but the weather didn’t cooperate), but better …

Core77 Visits Festool, Part 2: A History of Power Tool Innovation

Inside their private museum, we see the company has been inventing better ways of doing things for 90 years<p>"We have a large number of customers," …

Why Having Your Portrait Made Is Important

My friend Matthew Simmons and I did recently did a photo shoot with an amazing little girl named Desi Robinson. After sending Renee, Desi’s mother, …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

A list of great apps for entrepreneurs to increase productivity, manage projects effectively and expand your business with ease!

What Steve Jobs Taught Us About Holding Effective Meetings | Inc.com

Much has been written about Steve Jobs. He paved a path that most entrepreneurs aspire to replicate in their own unique way. There are many fascinating aspects to the man, the myth, and the legend that is Steve Jobs.<p>Pankaj Sharma, a social media expert and entrepreneur I connected with on Twitter, …

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Every Day

It’s really easy to let your ventures take up all your time, and a work-life balance can be a huge challenge for entrepreneurs. However, taking it one day at a time and making small shifts is much more achievable than huge, life-altering changes.<p>There are many step entrepreneurs can commit to do …

Entrepreneurship

Fully loaded: 5 Super Bowl-worthy potato skin recipes you need in your life

There's a reason why potato skins have been a go-to party snack for decades: They're inexpensive, simple to make and, once you add meat and cheese, become a satisfying mini-meal for your guests.<p>Although the traditional cheddar-chive mash-up is certainly delicious, the mild-tasting, versatile potato …

12 design secrets spilled by Jony Ive

Jony Ive made a rare public appearance at the Design Museum in London yesterday, where he discussed a range of topics with museum director Deyan Sudjic. Everything from the future of design, to Jony’s work at Apple popped up in the conversation, but the most intriguing parts where the insights into …

6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Mark Mann: Creating Timeless Portraiture

Mark Mann is a celebrity and sports photographer. He was born in Glasgow, where he lived until he went to study in the prestigious photographic …

Photography

How to boost your Innovation and stand out from the competition

Before we start to talk about design thinking it’s important to understand what design is. Design is not just about aesthetics, form, typography, …

How To Become a Professional Cyclist – New and Improved

<b>Cycle every day.</b> Training and experience are the foundation of any sport, and for a professional cyclist, this means making lots of miles on the …