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Here are some tips to help you speed up your Lightroom workflow

Even if you know how to use Lightroom, your workflow may still be a bit chaotic (I know mine is). If you work with a lot of photos at once, Tyler …

Tutorials

Perspective Distortion, Or: Why Lens Compression Doesn’t Exist

Here’s an enlightening 7-minute video by <i>Fstoppers</i> that explains why “lens compression” is a misconception that’s actually “perspective …

Cameras

FreedomPop launches Unreal Mobile service, dreams of premium subscribers

The budget MVNO has Sprint and T-Mobile's customers in its sights.<p>Sprint and T-Mobile have finally sealed the deal to merge and virtual network provider FreedomPop sees an opportunity. The budget MVNO, which has traditionally operated across Sprint's wireless network, on Wednesday unveiled its new …

4G LTE

Instagram Growth with Video is Easier than You Think

Now that Instagram is one of the fastest growing social networks, a great-looking video will attract more attention and engagement from viewers …

Marketing

IBM combines AI and blockchain to turn your phone into a counterfeit detector

IBM Research today unveiled its Crypto Anchor Verifier, an AI-powered counterfeit detector that verifies an item’s authenticity using your phone’s camera and blockchain technology.<p><b>How it works:</b> You pull out your phone, open an app, and take a pic of, for example, a diamond. IBM’s AI determines what …

Blockchain

This bitcoin explainer created by AI is hilariously insane

Look, understanding cryptocurrency can be confusing. We here at Mashable are dedicated to helping our readers understand the complexities of this new …

Cryptocurrency

The Lean Startup Is A Total Sham (And Other Reasons You Should Follow Its Recipe For Success)

Publishing a book that turns into a bestseller is a life-changing event. In the back of the minds of all of us who sell our ideas for a living is a persistent hope that one day we’ll get there.<p>But while there’s a lot that goes into turning a book into a bestseller, there’s one tactic that …

San Francisco

Want to Instantly Become a Better Writer? Stop Using These 7 Words in Emails

Where good writing is concerned, the words you don't use often matter more.<p>If you think you're not a good writer, you've probably gotten hung up on the "craft" of writing. Worry too much about <i>how</i> you write and it's hard to write well.<p>But that's okay: Style doesn't matter (unless you're Nicholas …

Hung Up

9 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With an Inauthentic Person

There is no skill more important to success than being able to detect who is sincere and who isn't.<p>8 min read<p>Authentic people are self-aware. They avoid blaming others for their own mistakes and accept their strengths and weaknesses. They show vulnerability, opening themselves up to others and …

Self-help

The Secret to Using Color to Make Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Sharper looking images don’t only have to do with your lens and the clarity slider.</i><p>Of course we can all sit here and talk about sharpness of a lens …

Chicken Breast

Reading body language at work: 5 mistakes you don’t want to make

Human beings are genetically programmed to look for facial and behavioral cues and to quickly understand their meaning. We see someone gesture and …

Body Language

It Is Never Too Late to Learn These Top 7 Powerful Leadership Habits

No matter what type of organization or industry you're in, it's possible to become a more effective leader, inspiring your people to give their very best every day of the week.A lot of time, energy and money has been spent in the study of leadership. Even with all the studies, there is still little …

Leadership

WhatsApp Marketing Just Became a Huge Deal: Here's How 5 Innovative Brands Broke In

Consumer attention--and the conversation--is moving from social media to mobile messaging services. Here's how 5 brands got one giant step ahead of the game by creating their own unique experiences on WhatsApp.<p>Remember when Facebook spent a whopping $19 billion on messaging platform WhatsApp? It …

Messaging

How to Master Shooting Street Portraits

If you are drawn to interesting people, faces, and subjects, I recommend you to shoot street portraits!The definition of a “street portrait”LAUGHING …

Street Photography

This startup is poised to optimize digital advertising, using blockchain

2017 marked a major milestone in the world of advertising: it was the first year on record that global digital ad spending exceeded global TV ad spending. Worldwide, advertisers spent $209 billion on digital, compared to $178 billion for TV.<p>The digital marketing sphere has come a long way from …

Blockchain

How to Use Psychology to Get Investors to Close When You Want Them to

Deadlines can trigger FOMO and FOMO can trigger signing the papers.<p>5 min read<p>The night before Demo Day, my co-founder and I were sitting in a drab hotel room next to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Deciding that the extra precious minutes to practice our three-minute pitch for …

Investing

Survey: The secret to a successful life is apparently tied to your mouth

If you want to become successful, break out your dental floss. According to a new Porch survey of over 1,000 people, the most successful people were …

Success

France is Being Invaded By Giant Killer Worms

France is known for many of its cultural items, including exceptional cuisine, wine, and the Louvre. Soon, it may also be known for its arm-length, …

Zoology

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain — and it could save you money, too

Eating healthy in a country where heavily processed snack foods are sold as breakfast and fried foods are cheaper than fresh produce is no easy task. Finding the right eating plan gets even harder when medical experts can't seem to agree on what we should consume for optimal health. But as it turns …

Holistic Medicine

Our Favorite Gardening Advice That Really Works

I keep a bar of soap in my garden tool bag and run my nails over it before I start gardening. It prevents dirt from getting under my nails, and I …

Gardening

Dare to be Different and Make Your B2B Content Marketing Really Stand Out

<b>What separates good from great in B2B content marketing and what’s stopping marketers from producing truly differentiated content?</b> What makes content …

Marketing

Three Cheap Options to Achieve Beautiful Diffused Light

<i>Setting up a studio? You’ll definitely need some diffusers, but there’s no need to break the bank to get beautiful diffused light.</i><p>Whether you’re …

Tutorials

Follow These Tips to Survive Facebook's Ad Changes

These tricks will ensure your business can weather the Facebook ad adjustments.<p>2 min read<p>Still confused about the changes Facebook has made to its advertising system? You are not alone, but as Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel explains, there are some ways you can make the adjustment easier …

Thought Leadership

5 Effective Tips for Moving Forward When You Feel Like Quitting

Anything worth doing is not easy.Successful people keep going.<p>Anything worth doing is not easy. So getting discouraged when trying to reach your goals is only natural. But that doesn't mean you should give up, no matter how impossible things are looking at the moment. Here are 5 tips for sticking …

Motivation

Dropbox beefs up mobile collaboration in latest release

Dropbox announced several enhancements today designed to beef up its mobile offering and help employees on the go keep up with changes to files stored in Dropbox .<p>In a typical team scenario, a Dropbox user shared a file with a team member for review or approval. If they wanted to check the progress …

Apps

Astrophotography: Stacking Up Your Signal - Sky & Telescope

<b>The secret to stacking images is increasing signal rather than just increasing the number of exposures.</b><p>Last month we laid the groundwork for further …

Landscape Photography

Slack introduces Actions to make it easier to create and finish tasks without leaving

As Slack tries to graduate beyond a Silicon Valley darling to the go-to communications platform within a company, it’s had to find ways to increasingly pitch itself as an intelligent Swiss Army knife for companies — and not just a simple chat app — and it is trying to continue that today once again …

Chatbots

7 tactics you can implement right now to grow your startup

As a first-time founder or entrepreneur, knowing where to start when it comes to scaling your business can be extremely overwhelming. With an overabundance of resources telling you the <i>right</i> way to grow your startup, focusing on the wrong thing before having the basics down pat could spell …

Startups

Why You Should Prefer a Blog Over Social Media

We live in the social media era and it is the preferred the marketing channel. Why should we talk about blogs? Here are some thoughts on giving more …

Marketing