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List of stock market crashes and bear markets

This is a <b>list of stock market crashes</b> and bear markets in Europe and United States.<p>[34]<p>List of recessions in the United States<br>• List of economic …

Coincident Bubbles: Art Versus The Stock Market

Handicapping 2014, maybe I see up to a 10% gain for the S&P 500 Index, refusing to anticipate the death toll of rapidly escalating interest rates or inflation. The market can sell at a high teens price-earnings ratio, even with earnings rising mid-single digits. Speculation is in the air so good …

Newsletter Archives

The Art Market vs. The Stock Market<p>I was sitting at the breakfast table the other morning watching the stock market report. Once again a company had …

Stock Markets

There's A Big Debate About Whether Booming Art Auctions Are a Warning to Investors

The art market hit a new milestone last week, with a record $2.7 billion sales frenzy and a single Picasso selling for $179.4 million, the highest …

Wild Animal Illustrations Burst Out of Geometric Encasings

Master doodler Kerby Rosanes (aka Sketchy Stories) is back with a new series of creative sketches. The Manila-based illustrator, who is internationally recognized for his whimsical illustrations, continues to combine elaborate detail with a trademark charm. In the past, Rosanes created intricate …

Have Auction Houses Reached a Tipping Point Online? | Artinfo

Related<p>Venues<p>Auctionata, Inc.<p>Christie's<p>Sotheby's<p>Paddle8<p>Devang Thakkar spent 10 years developing new products for Microsoft in the Pacific Northwest …

The World's Most Spoken Languages And Where They Are Spoken

This beautifully illustrated infographic (above), designed by South China Morning Post’s graphics director Alberto Lucas Lopéz, shows the most spoken …

Silicon Valley Doesn’t Believe U.S. Productivity Is Down

Contrarian economists at Google and Stanford say the U.S. doesn’t have a productivity problem, it has a measurement problem<p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google Inc. chief economist Hal Varian is an evangelist for Silicon Valley’s contrarian take on America’s productivity slump.<p>Swiveling to a large screen …

Silicon Valley

Mapping the Connections Between Cities, Inequality, and Creative Economies

Some of the world’s most powerful creative economies are doing economic development wrong. It doesn’t need to be that way.<p>Capitalism is in transition. It’s pulling away from its previous industrial model to a new one based on creativity and knowledge. In place of the natural resources and …

Fluence makes it easy for musicians, artists, even tech startups to get feedback from experts

New technology makes it increasingly easy to produce and promote music, film and other creative works. The downside is that artists now face a vastly expanded field of competition so it’s no easier (and maybe even harder) to get noticed by key influencers with their overflowing inboxes. Fluence is …

Your Dating Insecurities Are Big Data Artists' Paint

Beautiful visualizations of human life emerge in the works of data artists Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.<p>Data artists Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg invent color platforms and graphics for people to think and talk about data as art. The collaborators are leaders of Google's Big …

Why Circa failed

Atoms bomb<p>A front page led by the day’s biggest news. A selection of stories, chosen by editors, arranged more or less by importance. And inside, a bundle of sections highlighting various subjects: arts and entertainment, business, technology, and health. That describes a newspaper, the beloved but …

Ascribe Raises $2 Million To Ensure You Get Credit For Your Art

Digital scarcity is an oxymoron. Unless it isn’t. Thanks to a recently funded startup called Ascribe, artists and writers can now create unique copies of their work that can be bought and sold and cannot, in theory, be duplicated.<p>The founders, Bruce Pon, Trent McConaghy, and Masha McConaghy have …

The Current State of Machine Intelligence

(The 2016 Machine Intelligence landscape and post can be found here)<p>I spent the last three months learning about every artificial intelligence, …

Rewrite the OS,

Change the World<p>A challenge worthy of the greatest hearts and minds of our generation<p><i>By Bryan Johnson</i><p><i>Today I am announcing</i> <i>the OS Fund</i><i> — $100 million</i> …

The ultimate guide: How to become a UX Designer

But a formalized university education certainly doesn’t hurt. Unfortunately, you won’t find a huge selection of formal UX university programs, but you can certainly break into the field with a related degree in psychology, human-computer interaction, graphic design, visual design, UI design, and …

UX Design

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them

DocSend, a startup that provides people with a secure and private way of sharing files like offer letters or legal agreements, studied more than 200 pitchdecks to figure out the right way to graduate from bootstrapped to seed-funded, or from angels to a Series A.<p>They partnered with Harvard Business …

What Programming Language Should I Learn First

Programming Languages

Follow the world's mass transit on this live map

Sure, it's not hard to learn when your bus is likely to show up, but have you wondered where everyone else's bus is at any given moment? You now have an easy way to find out. GeOps and the University of Freiburg have rolled out TRAVIC (Transit Visualization Client), a map that shows the real-time …

Value of the global art market hits record €51bn in 2014 | Financial Times

When Pablo Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” fetched $179.4m at Christie’s on Monday it became the most expensive artwork to be sold at …

Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform

Next week at its F8 developer conference, Facebook will announce new ways for third parties to offer experiences through its Messenger app, according to multiple sources. Facebook hopes to make Messenger more useful, after seeing Asia’s chat apps WeChat and Line succeed as platforms that go beyond …

Apps

Watch Tech’s Takeover of San Francisco’s Office Space In This Visualization

Here’s a visualization of all the major commercial real estate deals involving the tech industry and San Francisco’s SOMA district over the past three years, thanks to Stamen Design and broker Kalin Kelly, who finds space on behalf of tech companies and nonprofits.<p>The point of this visualization is</i> …

What Tinder Did For Dating, Tableau Wants To Do For Spreadsheets

One of Pixar’s founding employees and the ex-CTO of Lucasfilm have a new mission: Reinventing data analysis for the masses.<p>You may not have heard of Tableau, the Seattle-based software firm that helps Fortune 500 companies make sense of their massive spreadsheets. You may not even care about …

16 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones you'll get on your iPhone.