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This Study Proves That Instagram Stories Has Dethroned Snapchat

Following a year-long study, Mediakix has confirmed what most of us had already suspected: Instagram has dethroned Snapchat and reigns supreme when …

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Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom Talks Snapchat, Russia and Bro Culture

The ceo went to Hearst for a chat.<p><b>NEW YORK</b> <b>—</b> It’s hard to believe that just seven years ago, Instagram did not exist. Now a vibrant platform with …

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How Instagram Co-founder Mike Krieger Took Its Engineering Org from 0 to 300 People

Instagram Co-founder and CTO Mike Krieger built one of the industry's leading technical teams from scratch. Here's how he navigated rapid scale. …

How Facebook’s VP of Product Finds Focus and Creates Conditions for Intentional Work

Facebook VP of Product Fidji Simo shares tactics to master focus in a world where possibilities are endless and the stakes are high. <br>Continue reading …

How should retailers reinvent the center store?

Through a special arrangement, presented here for discussion is a summary of a current article from the Mark Heckman Consulting blog.For the past …

Everything To Know About The 529 College Savings Plan

The College of William & MaryThe best gift any parent can give a child besides unconditional love is a great education. A 529 college savings account …

Demystifying Venture Capital Economics, Part 5: When Should New Entrants Partner with Incumbents

At some point in its evolution, every startup faces the question of whether or not it should partner with a large company to accelerate its growth. …

Emma Watson Shows Off Her Beatboxing Skills With 'Hamilton' Star Lin-Manuel Miranda

<b>Emma Watson</b> can officially add another talent to her list – beatboxing!<p>During an interview for HeForShe with <b>Lin-Manuel Miranda</b>, the creator and star …

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Evernote’s 5% problem offers a cautionary lesson to tech companies

Looking back at Evernote’s fall from grace, it’s clear the problems were already apparent to the company when I sat down to interview then-CEO Phil Libin in August 2013.<p>On the surface, Evernote was on a roll. It had just moved into a new headquarters. It was growing quickly and was valued at $1 …

14 Free Simple Resume PSD Mockups & Templates

In this round up, we have put together a vast collection of free and minimalistic resume templates and mockups in PSD format. Professionally composed …

ClassDojo launches new tool to simplify parent-teacher communication

Classroom management tool ClassDojo has publicly launched a new offering called Class Story that it believes streamlines communications between teachers and parents. The aim is to eliminate newsletters and websites that teachers create in order to update parents about what’s going on in the …

Numerous wants to be the ultimate app for numbers geeks

Numbers make the world go ’round. Or so the old adage <i>should</i> go.<p>Numbers hold a lot of inherent meaning within the context of things that matter to us, be it hobbies, work, or the world at large. Whether it’s counting down to your holiday, counting up from when you stopped smoking, tracking your …

Numenta’s Grok for Stocks app uses A.I. to decipher stock market patterns

Numenta today released Grok for Stocks, a new mobile application that tracks the trading patterns of companies in the stock market.<p>The new Google Play app can monitor stock price, stock volume, and Twitter activity for hundreds of publicly traded companies, and it uses artificial intelligence …

12 Empowering Children's Books To Add To Little Girls' Bookshelves

The books we read as children can have a huge impact on the weird humans we eventually become. Our beliefs, aspirations, and morals can all be …

“Mommy will you lay with me?” – when your children want you to lie down with them at night

Your Modern Family - Raising our kids, organizing our home & saving money http://yourmodernfamily.com Download your Free eBook, Beat the Boredom in a …

How and why buyers from China are snatching up Bay Area homes

When Linda Vida sold her house in the Oakland hills this summer, she was hoping for a buyer who would live there, put kids in the local schools and “give back or participate in the community,” she says.<p>However, “as is very typical these days, a woman from China paid all cash for the house, and is …

11 custom photo book sites, the best of the best

This is that time of year when I start thinking about putting together a photo book with all my pictures from the year, but I usually get hung up on …

LinkedIn had one of the first data science teams. Now it’s breaking up the band

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — LinkedIn has divvied up its respected data science team, which created features like skills, “people you may know,” “people also viewed,” and “who’s viewed your profile,” VentureBeat has learned.<p>The shift, which occurred around five months ago, split up a team that had for …

22 Things I Want My Daughters to Know in 22 Years

This month, ENERGY STAR is helping my family become more energy efficient. We are switching out the light bulbs in the rooms we use the most to …

How the tech elite teach Stanford students to build billion-dollar companies (in 11 quotes)

Stanford is offering a class in startups taught by some of the most successful tech founders in the valley. The class was packed on day one, as famed investor Sam Altman revealed some of the secrets he teaches aspiring startups at incubator Y Combinator. You can watch the full lecture with Altman …

'Time-Outs' Are Hurting Your Child

Time-out is the most popular discipline technique used by parents and the one most often recommended by pediatricians and child development experts. …

26 Websites Every New or Expectant Parent Should Read

What are you going to do with that two-hour nap window? Or that precious evening when baby’s asleep? Surf the web! (After taking a shower in peace, …

Losing my daughter is the worst thing that ever happened to me - but it made me a better person

Shares 727<p><i>We are honored that our friend and frequent contributor Karen shared her story with us today ~ Whitney and Heather</i><p>6 months ago, I was 8 1/2 …

“Last Days in Vietnam”: Is the humiliation of 1975 about to be repeated?

A mesmerizing documentary captures the trauma — and the heroism — of America’s final exit from Southeast Asia<p>It’s become a commonplace of political discourse to say that Americans keep on fighting the Vietnam War over again in search of a different outcome, but that doesn’t make it untrue. One of …

Saving money shopping online for big sales? Yes please.

We’ve learned over our years of online shopping that the number one rule is never hit “buy” without first searching for a discount code. Even if the …

10 Types of Bosses You Don't Want to Work With

Everyone has a boss, in one way or another — even those of us who are bosses. (If you are a boss without a boss, please look away.)<p>Like snowflakes, …

A Mighty Girl

This fascinating article on how girls and boys confront new and challenging material differently is one that many parents of Mighty Girls have found …