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Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof

“What are you?” a member of the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston asked at the trial of the white man who killed eight of her fellow black parishioners and their pastor. “What kind of subhuman miscreant could commit such evil?... What happened to you, Dylann?”<p>Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah spent …

The Admiral in the Library

I recently attended a talk in Boston given by Adm. <b>James Stavridis</b>, the dean of the Fletcher School — Tufts University’s graduate school of Law and …

America, Home of the Transactional Marriage

The country’s exceptionally thin safety net prompts residents—especially those with less-steady employment—to view partnership in more economic terms.<p>Over the last several decades, the proportion of Americans who get married has greatly diminished—a development known as well to those who lament …

Relationships

The Beginning of Uber

Since we just passed the ninth anniversary of the idea of Uber (originally UberCab, in Aug 2008), I thought it would be interesting to share the very …

What’s New in the iPhone X

Better Late Than Never<p>While Apple invented the modern smartphone, it has since mostly played catch-up with competitors. A few times it got there …

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

The Incredible, Tragic Life of Toyota's Most Important Test Driver

Test driver Hiromu Naruse was a legend who influenced half a century of Toyota history. But with his crowning achievement came tragedy.<p><b>THE DAMPERS NEEDED ONE MORE CHECK.</b><p>The dampers always needed one more check. It was midmorning on June 23, 2010, and Toyota’s most senior test driver had just …

The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice - WSJ

The internet’s global expansion is entering a new phase, and it looks decidedly unlike the last one.<p>Instead of typing searches and emails, a wave of newcomers—“the next billion,” the tech industry calls them—is avoiding text, using voice activation and communicating with images. They are a swath of …

Mobile

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

Zach Hambrick has always been fascinated by exceptional performance, or what he calls “the extremes of human capabilities.” Growing up, he’d devour <i>Guinness World Records</i>, noting the feats it described and picturing himself proudly posing in its pages. By the time he reached college, though, he’d …

Short-Term Memory

A parent's guide to Destiny: violence, myth and storytelling

A common response to parents who inadvertently let children play violent games is to suggest all they need to do is read the box and obey the PEGI …

After Fox, Megyn Kelly Aims To Be a Force for Good

Megyn Kelly is excited about bonding with her fellow human beings. She’s so excited she’s bouncing in her chair, hands waving, as she talks about empowerment and laughter and tears. It’s a recent summer evening, and we’re in her living room on Manhattan’s Upper West Side—a simple space of modern …

Automation may take our jobs—but it’ll restore our humanity

For humans to survive the automation revolution, we need to double down on our humanity.<p>The argument goes like this: Artificial intelligence is getting better and better at automating things that humans do. Not just repetitive tasks like assembling parts in a factory, but complex tasks that have …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Homemade Airplane Meals That Are Better than Paying $40

Are you planning a trip this summer? Perhaps taking advantage of some of the cheap airfare deals to Europe? This past February, Norwegian Airlines …

These are the electric cars arriving by 2020 that you can actually afford

A slew of long-range electric cars are expected to hit the market by 2020.<p>Several of these electric vehicles will be made by luxury automakers and will most likely cost upward of $50,000.<p>But several automakers are working on EVs with a range of more than 200 miles that are likely to have a …

Electric Vehicles

If You Were a Teen in the ’80s or ’90s, You’ll Love These Books

There was a time before texting and Snapchat, before streaming endless television, before being able to snap a selfie and get the opinion of a dozen …

Books

Design Thinking for Doctors and Nurses

The trauma area at my hospital is similar to thousands of others. When a patient with a gunshot wound or a motor vehicle accident arrives, a bed is prepped, the right supplies are on hand, and up to 20 nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians are ready to spring into action.<p>There is one …

Why Are There No New Major Religions?

The story of one imprisoned prophet illustrates the difficulties of getting a “baby religion” off the ground.<p>Cipinang prison stands like a huge fortress in East Jakarta, its massive walls and guard towers separating the city’s bustling traffic from the criminals held within its gates. I visited in …

Political Donors Put Their Money Where the Memes Are

Imagine you’re a millionaire or billionaire with strong political views and a desire to spread those views to the masses. Do you start a think tank in Washington? Funnel millions to a shadowy “super PAC”? Bankroll the campaign of an up-and-coming politician?<p>For a growing number of deep-pocketed …

Generation X needs to save America from millennials

Though one of its own sits yet again in the White House, the baby-boom generation, 78 million strong, is finally preparing to depart the scene. …

Demographics

Inside the fearless bike movement tearing up London

It’s a bright summer day in central London and a swarm of tourists are snapping selfies overlooking the River Thames. Out of nowhere, hundreds of …

East London

The New Yuppies

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

Income Inequality

The Golden Age Of UX Won’t Last. Here’s How To Prepare For What’s Next

Great UX abounds. How will UX designers continue to prove their value?<p>When I started the digital design agency AJ&Smart in 2011, UX design was still so misunderstood that I spent the next three years just explaining to my clients what it actually was and why it was valuable (while also defining it …

UX Design

Embrace Design Thinking to Create More Relevant Marketing

For strategic advantage and breakthrough innovation, build diverse teams that take an empathetic view of the customer experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apple’s iPad, Nike’s Flyknit sneakers, Hint Water. Creative design delivered the breakthrough success of all …

Design

How Color Vision Came to the Animals

Animals are living color. Wasps buzz with painted warnings. Birds shimmer their iridescent desires. Fish hide from predators with body colors that …

Kim Hughes: 10 dark truths about the life of a bomb disposal expert

British Warrant Officer Kim Hughes received the George Cross in 2010 for heroically defusing seven Taliban bombs with his bare hands in a single day. He talks to Telegraph Men about defusing primal fear, dealing with painful memories, and the danger of developing a god complex<p>1. A black sense of …

This Is How To Use Negative Feedback To Be More Successful

No one likes negative criticism, but it’s often what you need in order to grow. Here’s how to use it to your advantage.<p>Let’s face it: Negative feedback on your job performance can be a drag. Who likes to be told that their work could use improvement?<p>Research published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> …

An Oral History of the Funniest Podcast Ever

We spoke to more than two dozen comedians who helped Scott Aukerman’s ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ podcast get to 500 episodes.<p>It’s a hazy Saturday afternoon …

Into the Spotlight: It's Neymar's Time to Complete His Rise to Royalty

<i>This story appears in the Aug. 7, 2017, edition of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Subscribe to the magazine here.</i><p>If Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi has …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

High School