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Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps
Creativity

The Next Cold War Is Here, and It's All About Data

The headlines about the trade wars being touched off by President Trump’s new tariffs may telegraph plenty of bombast and shots fired, but the most …

Geopolitics

Tesla is making more cars than ever before

Tesla is ramping up its vehicle production. New data from the company reveals that the electric car maker has produced nearly 35,000 new vehicles since the beginning of 2018, which is 34% more vehicles produced than during the company's previous record-high of 25,700 in Q2 2017.<p>This chart by …

Tesla

Los barcos del futuro volverán a ser veleros : El futuro es apasionante

Los 16 barcos más grandes del mundo producen la misma cantidad de emisiones de azufre que toda la flota de coches del planeta. El dato, por poco …

El 'boom' de las criptomonedas llega a las universidades españolas

IE, Esade y Comillas, entre otras, lanzan asignaturas, especialidades o titulaciones en ‘blockchain’ y bitcóin<p>Los nuevos cursos buscan cerrar la …

How collaboration and A.I. are transforming creative jobs in 2018

The creative industry has always been faced with a rapidly changing landscape, but in 2018 we face some of the largest, and most unknown challenges …

Artificial Intelligence
Innovation

Snapchat’s new feature is aiming to turn Snap Map into a next-gen newsfeed

Snapchat may still be getting a lot of heat for their redesign, but the company is continuing to devote resources to build out Snap Map, the map-based feature it introduced last year.<p>A new feature called Map Explore will let you thumb through Snap Map updates in a more methodical way, so that you …

Nextgen

Now The Church of England takes Apple Pay and Google Pay

What can a church do when its younger parishioners stop carrying coins they can toss into the donation box? In the Church of England's case, it's to offer high-tech collection plates that accept Apple Pay, Google Pay and SMS mobile payments. According to the <i>BBC</i>, the Church conducted a trial run of …

Church of England

How Amazon Became Corporate America’s Nightmare

How Amazon’s Bottomless Appetite Became Corporate America’s Nightmare<p>By Shira OvideShira Ovide<p>Amazon makes no sense. It’s the most befuddling, …

eCommerce

Google, Amazon and Microsoft cloud businesses helped more than double spending on data centers last year

2018 could be a record, too.<p>Google, Amazon and Microsoft are spending big money to buy data centers for their exploding cloud businesses.<p>Cloud companies and data center providers altogether spent a record $20 billion in 2017 buying properties known as data centers that house computer servers. …

Real Estate

Amazon has a secret way of judging the success of its TV shows

Do you remember the first TV show you watched on Amazon Prime, its $99-a-year shipping and streaming service? Amazon probably does.<p>Understanding what series new Prime signups watch helps the company evaluate the cost of acquiring new members as well as the performance of its shows, internal company …

Porsche wants to build flying cars

Luxury sports carmaker Porsche is considering the development of a flying passenger vehicle, according to the company’s sales chief Detlev von Platen in an interview with the German magazine Automobilwoche. Passengers would be able to use the cars without a pilot’s license, the magazine said, since …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

La inteligencia artificial llega a Microsoft Word con Resume Assistant, gracias a LinkedIn - Centro de noticias

Post original de Bryan Goode, General Manager de Office 365<p>LinkedIn ha anunciado Resume Assistant, una nueva función para Microsoft Word cuyo …

Blockchain is entering the valley of despair phase, and that’s a mistake

I’ve had a number of conversations with blockchain-focused people over the past few weeks. In some of those conversations — particularly with engineers — there is a palpable excitement and a belief that this technology is going to end up being their life’s work. As one blockchain hacker told me …

Blockchain

Reader Question: What to do when you feel out of touch with creative energy?

“Be sure not to overlook an obvious consideration: Do you have a strong emotional connection to the story you’re writing?”A question from Julian …

Screenwriting

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Apple offers look at the development of Portrait Lighting camera feature in new video

Apple this evening has shared a new video offering a look into the development process that led to the creation of the Portrait Lighting feature on iPhone X. The video shows how Apple used the “art of portraiture” to come up with the technology…<p>Apple explains that it worked with photographers and …

Netflix: What Happens When You Press Play?

This article is a chapter from my new book Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. The first release was written specifically for cloud newbies. I've made …

Televisions

Apple topped the Swiss in holiday watch shipments

Apple Watch had its naysayers when Apple launched it. And it may never achieve the kind of mainstream success of the iPhone and iPad. But in the watch industry, it's a breakout hit.<p>As this chart by Statista shows, Apple shipped more watches during the holiday quarter last year than the entire Swiss …

Smartwatches

Artificial Intelligence Will Create More Jobs Than It Will Eliminate and Here’s Why

Robots stealing jobs — emerging reality or unfounded fear? Before panic descends and we begin imagining scenarios where redundancies abound and pink …

Dropdown alternatives for better (mobile) forms

Using dropdown menus in forms might seem a no-brainer: they don’t take much space on the UI, they automatically validate the input, all browsers and …

UX Design

El “fotógrafo amateur” que hacía poesía con su Leica

Una monográfica de 160 imágenes recupera la delicada obra del valenciano Gabriel Cualladó a los 15 años de su fallecimiento<p>Algo tan complicado como …

Apple Music Student Memberships now in 110 countries outside the US

After launching discounted Apple Music membership rates for United States students back in 2016, Apple is now rolling it out to 110 markets outside …

Why Your Brain Clings To False Beliefs (Even When It Knows Better)

We evolved to be not just gullible, but stubborn.<p>How do you calculate a dog’s age in human years? Most people think you just multiply by seven, but they’re wrong. It’s just a made-up number that’s been circulating since the 13th century. Where did we get beliefs like this, and how do they persist …

Penguin Random House

Sketching Interfaces

<i>The time required to test an idea should be zero.</i> This was the very first sentence I wrote when considering the Airbnb design tools team vision. We …

UX Design

Susan Meiselas: from the dressing room to the danger zone - in pictures

Susan Meiselas has spent five fearless decades at the frontline of history, photographing revolutionaries, teenagers and risque carnival dancers<p>Mediations by Susan Meiselas is at Jeu de Paume, Paris, until 20 May

Street Photography