Photograph: Norbert von der Groeben/The Observer New Review Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, still owns around 16% of the company. 276 image/jpeg http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435921855071/ea0a35e0-17eb-4b36-8d63-3f8a7e8e8f5f-460x276.jpeg
Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones? A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these
This story originally appeared on Business Insider What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned? In his book, "Mastery," Robert Greene draws from the latest
As a result, they get involved in too many of the details of the business. This hurts the business in the long run, if not the short run, too. It is nearly impossible to do the jobs of subordinates properly
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.
This story originally appeared on Business Insider What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth. "The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas the
Self said whether the barge-mounted structure is a store, as is widely rumored, or a data center powered by wave action, for which Google has a patent, there are going to be grave concerns. "We don't want
Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’
Amazon is the perfect narrative vehicle for exploring how the revolutionary changes ushered in by the Internet have remade our world. As Stone reminds us, from the very first moment any of us pointed clicked
What's the definition of insanity? Trying the same thing several times and expecting a different outcome. While we wouldn't suggest that Microsoft's finest minds are in need of urgent medical care, it
Imagine that your new iPhone 5S or Android smartphone could control all aspects of your life. Change channels on your TV, start your car, change the temperature in your house, pay for your coffee, the
Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia’s handset business is going to be talked about for days, weeks, and probably years to come. The narrative talking place just now is one of Microsoft buying Nokia, but a closer
French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The is
Users of the Tor anonymous browsing service have been advised to stop using Windows, following the discovery of a vulnerability in the Mozilla Firefox web browser that could be used to expose their identities.
OpenSignal has some very visual charts showing the 11,868 distinct Android devices that were used to download its app over a timeframe consisting of 682,000 downloads. The 682,000 downloads was chosen
It was five years ago today that the way software was made, distributed and paid for fundamentally changed. Not very long ago, buying software for your computer was a much different experience than it
Musk describes the hyperloop as something that is a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table," and that it could go from San Francisco to New York City in 30 minutes. Sounds like something
Google Glass isn't even available to the public yet. But the wearable technology that packs a tiny computer into a lightweight frame has already faced mockery, condemnation, fear and threats of regulation.
When you’re making a checklist of items to buy for your new start-up small business, you’ll probably have the usual office supplies, desk chairs, computers, software and so on. But Microsoft has one more
Transnational tech companies are causing major headaches for tax regulators around the world With all the conflict, competition, and trash talk going on between them, tech companies can often appear to
Despite the persistent gnashing of teeth over Jony Ive’s re-making of iPhone’s apps, colors and iconography in the upcoming iOS 7, the real story is the many new features that Apple is incorporating into