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Intimate Self-Portraits by Sofia Masini

An ongoing personal project of intimate self-portraits shot by Italian photographer Sofia Masini.Born in 1991, Sofia Masini is an Italian …

Photography

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

Elements of Photography Every Aspiring Photographer Needs to Know

December 22, 2016<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

Don’t Choose A Unique Style: How to Find Your ‘Voice’ as a Photographer

For years, I battled choosing a niche and style. Everyone will tell you to pick a niche if you want to find success, but I was resistant. In …

Photography

Carlijn Jacobs Photography

Unique photography and creative direction by Dutch photographer Carlijn Jacobs.Represented by Unit C.M.A, Carlijn Jacobs is an exceptional …

Photography

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Artificial Intelligence

7 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM A PRO By Jay Dickman

7 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS FROM A PRO By Jay Dickman, Olympus Visionary The camera can reinforce and reinvent the reasons we travel. By learning to …

Photography Tips

6 Wedding Photos Couples Always Forget to Take But Shouldn't

For BRIDES, by Elizabeth Mitchell.<p>First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes those long awaited for wedding photos from the big day! To make sure you have no regrets, especially when it comes to those treasured bride and groom pics, we recommend adding these must-have couple portraits to …

Weddings

Singapore Is Getting Driverless Taxi Cabs

NuTonomy, a driverless car startup that spun out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology three years ago, has its sights set on operating a …

Driverless Cars

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

United Nations

A 10-Year Study Reveals What Great Executives Know and Do

Despite the huge impact executives can have on their organizations, failure rates remain high. Prescriptions for what to do continue to fall short. So we wondered: If we closely studied the executives who succeed in top jobs once appointed, could we identify distinguishing features that set them …

Management

The best action sports photography, in black and white

Scott Markewitz / scottmarkewitz.com<p>1 of 10<p>Brandon Semenuk, Virgin, Utah<p>"Brandon Semenuk and I were in Virgin, Utah, last fall working on his new …

Best action sports photography in the dry season

Pablo Vaz / pablovaz.com<p>1 of 10<p>Fabrizio Santos, Lake Elsinore, California<p>XGames.com presents our monthly ZOOM gallery, featuring the best action …

Sports photography can seem pretty drab, but at this year’s Swimming World Championship in Russia, photographers from the AFP took it up a notch. Shooting black and white exclusively, Christophe Simon...

Sports photography can seem pretty drab, but at this year’s Swimming World Championship in Russia, photographers from the AFP took it up a …

The 5 Skills That Shaped Visionaries Like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk

You don't have to be born a visionary -- it's a skill you can learn.<p>We've all admired such visionary leaders as Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Oprah Winfrey. But what, exactly, makes a visionary a visionary? Are these leaders just born that way, or have they developed insights that allow them to see …

Note-Taking

Dancing with Tove Styrke

Dancing

Conquering Digital Distraction

Sinan Koçaslan/iStockphoto<p>Digital overload may be the defining problem of today’s workplace. All day and night, on desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, we’re bombarded with so many messages and alerts that even when we want to focus, it’s nearly impossible. And when we’re tempted to …

Productivity

What I Learned from Warren Buffett

W<i>arren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist,</i> Roger Lowenstein (New York: Random House, 1995).<p>Roger Lowenstein begins his new biography of Warren Buffett with a disclaimer. He reveals that he is a longtime investor in Berkshire Hathaway, the company that under Buffett’s guidance has seen …

Berkshire

Improve Your Ability to Learn

<i>On the surface, John looked like the perfect up-and-coming executive to lead BFC’s Asia expansion plans. He went to an Ivy League B-school. His track record was flawless. Every goal or objective the organization had ever put in front of him, he’d crushed without breaking a sweat.</i><p><i>But something broke</i> …

Leadership

Zoning Out Can Make You More Productive

Thanks to our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices, there is no longer a technology reason why we can’t be working every minute of every day. In principle, that should help us get more useful work done—we can use every minute for maximal efficiency. But while it’s obvious that our …

Mindfulness

Get Your Passion Project Moving Without Quitting Your Day Job

You’ve finally figured out what you want to do with your life — start a company, launch a website, design an app, or found a nonprofit. The only problem is that you can’t afford to quit your job (and lose your benefits) in order to pursue it fulltime. So, where should you start? What’s the best way …

Guitar Lessons

How to Improve Your Business Writing

You probably write on the job all the time: proposals to clients, memos to senior executives, a constant flow of emails to colleagues. But how can you ensure that your writing is as clear and effective as possible? How do you make your communications stand out?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Overworked …

Your Elevator Pitch Needs an Elevator Pitch

Ah, the elevator pitch. A favorite tool of the networking masses. A rite of passage of sorts. You’ve heard the scenario: you step into an elevator and go up one floor. The elevator doors open and in walks the client of your dreams. They start some small talk and ask, “What do you do?” and you’ve …

Leadership Competency

What is leadership competency? Perhaps the easiest way to look at leadership competence is to use an example of a doctor. A successful doctor is one …

Leadership

The Necessary Art of Persuasion

If there ever was a time for businesspeople to learn the fine art of persuasion, it is now. Gone are the command-and-control days of executives managing by decree. Today businesses are run largely by cross-functional teams of peers and populated by baby boomers and their Generation X offspring, who …

Management

The two personality traits that made Steve Jobs great

The new Steve Jobs biography, <i>Becoming Steve Jobs</i>, rests on the premise that Jobs’ wilderness years outside Apple somehow helped turn a once-reckless co-founder into a seasoned leader.<p>Just how accurate the book’s kinder, gentler portrayal of Steve actually is, is something that will be discussed …

Arrange Your iPhone Icons Any Way You Want With Makeovr

One of the biggest gripes I have with the iPhone 6 Plus is that there’s no way to permanently bring my homescreen icons closer to the bottom of the giant screen. With Makeovr, a new web app, there’s finally a way.<p>Makeovr is fairly straightforward; take a screenshot of an empty page of your …

Steve Jobs’ best advice for managers

On Wednesday, Apple's lead designer, Jony Ive, was promoted to Chief Design Officer. For some good analysis of the corporate politics behind the move and what it signals about Apple going forward, see Ben Thompson and Jon Gruber.<p>But it reminds me of one of my favorite Ive anecdotes, which comes …

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

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