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Silicon Valley CEOs Swear By This Super Simple Meeting Technique

Like anything else that's relationship-based, it's a matter of communication.<p>Take it from Ben Horowitz, the high-profile VC and bestselling author.<p>He says that building the structures of communication is one of the CEO's most important jobs.<p>"Absent a well-designed communication architecture," he …

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Check out Dying Light's monstrous Night Hunter in action

<i>Dying Light</i> is an unusual sort of game. It's a zombie survival game from the folks behind the original Dead Island that seems to buck the trend when it comes to development.<p>Originally announced in May 2013, the free-running, open-world game shifted its launch not backwards, but forwards. Initially …

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop for Apple’s …

Yes, Paying A LOT for a Dress Shirt Can Change Your Life | Men's Health

I was teaching and lecturing in Japan a few years ago, and on my first free day, I took a solo trip to the city of Nara, which is famous for a beautiful park inhabited by spotted deer that make urban squirrels look like wild, untamable beasts. I saw one Nara deer stand at a crosswalk and serenely …

A first-person engine in 265 lines

Today, let's drop into a world you can reach out and <i>touch</i>. In this article, we'll compose a first-person exploration from scratch, quickly and …

Why Coders Are Going Nuts Over Apple's New Programming Language

When Apple unveiled a new programming language at its World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, the place went "nuts," erupting with raucous cheers …

Famo.us Part II: Javascript Platform Breaks Down Barriers For Web 3.0 App Makers

The world of apps is changing quickly and this makes app making a very exciting but nerve wracking business to be in. Every week there are new libraries, frameworks and platforms to assess and learn. Along with the big native app platforms (iOS and Android) you might need to figure out how to build …

One Of Silicon Valley’s Top App Designers Tells Us His Secrets To Success

Chances are, even those who can't put down their phone for more than five minutes haven't sifted through a fraction of what the App Store has to offer.<p>So what is it that makes an app popular? What makes one app better than another that provides a very similar service?<p>Those are million-dollar …

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The Universe Is Programmable. We Need an API for Everything

Think about it like this: In the Book of Genesis, God is the ultimate programmer, creating all of existence in a monster six-day hackathon.<p>Or, if you …

How Sleep Deprivation Drives The High Failure Rates of Tech Startups

I work in my sleep now. I fall asleep most nights writing and rewriting opening lines and first paragraphs in my head. And every morning before I wake, I am somehow still writing sentences in my head, twisted into my sheets while comparing arguments and searching for counter-arguments that could …

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Facebook's 'Hack' is here to shake up programming

Facebook engineers Bryan O'Sullivan, Julien Verlaguet, and Alok Menghrajani spent the last few years building a programming language unlike any other.<p>…

Online storage service Box is courting Hollywood, music industry

SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the<p>Oscarsthis year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers.<p>"I asked about the sneaker dress code," said Levie, who like many Silicon Valley entrepreneurs …

Study Shows Why It’s Worth Your Employer’s Money To Buy Everyone Walking Desks

Desk jobs are slowly killing us. Perhaps even worse than dying early, our office-potato lives are making us more susceptible to joint pain, fatigue, and illness. To fight off these modern diseases, I use a treadmill desk, which keeps me in motion all day long. Unfortunately, treadmill desks are …

5 gorgeous iPhone apps you need to check out right now

The perfect app. It serves its purpose and does its job well, but it also features a user interface that it unique, intuitive and beautiful. Too many …

How To Sell Your Company To Google In A Year

Password replacement firm Slicklogin just pulled off the slickest deal of all.<p>Israeli startup Slicklogin thinks passwords are insecure, messy, and time-consuming–and that two-step authentication via SMS text message is too awkward. The answer to the world’s password woes, according to Slicklogin: …

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How To Be Photogenic & Look Good In Pictures

Everyone wants to be photogenic, even us men. We yearn for the one photo that makes us look like we’re 8 times more handsome than we really are. One …

Three Skills Tech Execs Need To Land A Corner Office

For decades, the C-suite has reigned as the most important real estate inside a company. And now with technology becoming so inextricably linked with firms’ business goals, there’s a new powerhouse hitting the corner office.<p>Call it the T-suite. From the CIO to CTO and Chief Data Officer, these …

Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence

To get a more confident You in the new year — or a more confident company, community, family, or team — first know what gets in the way. The best resolutions will go nowhere without the confidence to stick with them.<p>Confidence is an expectation of a positive outcome. It is not a personality trait; …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

This will be the trend that we hope never ever dies. As the Web grows and becomes more involved, and as more things are developed, designers and Web developers are going to get their hands on them. If you thought parallax scrolling techniques were cool, just you wait.<p>Expect to see many more things …

Evaluating ERP Consulting Firms

Posted by Amede Hungerford, Vice President of Marketing at NetSuite<p>At some point, just about every organization calls in an outside consultant or two …