Chase Sterner

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How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Google Docs

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Flute

Breaking a 700-Year-Old Tradition: The American Islamic Gospel Drummer

Inside Flipboard / July 25, 2014<p>When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan wraps up at the end of July, a small group of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Creation Of An Electronic Music Track

Part of the thrill of going to a rock show is getting to watch musicians nimbly interact with their instruments. But at electronic music shows, where performers stand behind barely visible laptops and other mysterious machines, it’s near impossible to get a good look at where, exactly, their …

InterAct

The Power of Two

Despite the mythology around the idea of the lone genius, the famous partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney demonstrates the brilliance of creative pairs.<p>In the fall of 1966, during a stretch of nine weeks away from the Beatles, John Lennon wrote a song. He was in rural Spain at the time, on …

Make a 1-3-5 List for a Faster, Instantly-Prioritized To-Do List

Struggling with a sprawling to-do list is no fun. The folks at WorkAwesome suggest tweaking your to-do list into a "1-3-5 list," or one big thing you …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Seth's Blog

When in doubt, or when it's just not good enough, make an exhaustive list.<p>The challenge of <i>every</i> is that it's exhausting. You have to go to the edges, …

Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds

Pharrell Williams helped make two of 2013's biggest songs: He sang on Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and co-wrote Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." He received seven Grammy nominations, in some categories competing against himself. His song "Happy" was featured prominently in the film <i>Despicable Me 2</i>. <i>Morning</i> …

These Heatmaps Reveal Where Humans Feel Certain Emotions

<i>Note: warm colors indicate regions of increased sensation while blue and black areas represent decreased sensation.</i><p>A group of bio-medical engineers …

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

Eric Clapton: Give Me Strength: The '74/'75 Studio Recordings

<i>Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs</i> was Eric Clapton's Icarus flight. His next three albums – <i>461 Ocean Boulevard, There's One in Every Crowd</i> and the …

How America Learned to Love Whiskey

Attempts to control the fermentation and sale of alcohol are older than the republic itself.<p>In October 1794, Alexander Hamilton took time out from his regular duties as secretary of the Treasury to lead 13,000 militiamen into western Pennsylvania. Resistance to a tax on whiskey production, intended …

Twang 101: Bending Through a Scale

<b>Chops:</b> Beginner <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to bend strings throughout a specific scale.<br>• Play double-stops that involve both …

Electric Guitar

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

Mindfulness

The Songs Otis Redding Could Have Sung

A new singles collection highlights the staggering fact that one of the greatest singers ever likely died not in his prime, but before it.<p>Wikimedia / Billboard<p>Death came too soon for too many of the 1960s' musical talents, but there's a special tragedy to Otis Redding. When Redding's Beechcraft H18 …

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Technology Is The Fastest Way For 20-Year-Olds To Get Rich

<i>This post is #4 in a series that amplifies emerging powers — girls and women who are solving the world’s problems by disrupting the status quo.</i><p>Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started three companies before her 28th birthday. She launched her first business venture — The …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

Classic Cars

Waddy Wachtel Reflects on Working With Warren Zevon, Keith Richards

Session pro seeks donations for a documentary about his life<p>Waddy Wachtel may be the greatest session guitarist of all time, with a resumé including …

Rocker Traces the Rolling Stones' Story in 50 Songs

Buffalo Tom frontman details the Jagger-Richards songwriting partnership<p>When Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen were given PEN's inaugural songwriters' …

8 Reasons to Date Someone Who Works in the Food Industry

<b>1. Discounts on Food, duh.</b> Whether you're paying or they're paying, indulge in that extra dessert cause it might be 50 percent off or it might even be on the house.<p><b>2. They like people!</b> They will probably (definitely) tell you they hate people, because the service industry will do that to you, but …

34 Things You Miss About Mixtapes

Memorex…light the corners of my mind.

Indie Music