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The Hunt for El Chapo

How the world’s most notorious drug lord was captured.<p>One afternoon last December, an assassin on board a K.L.M. flight from Mexico City arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. This was not a business trip: the killer, who was thirty-three, liked to travel, and often documented his journeys around …

Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook

At a recent all-hands meeting with employees, Kevin Systrom, a founder and chief executive of Instagram, showed off one of his favorite charts: Days to Reach the Next 100 Million Users.<p>“It’s the only graph in the company that we celebrate when it declines,” Mr. Systrom said in an interview last …

Social Media

Sortd for Slack

Sortd for Slack - Get Trello-style project boards right in your Slack!. (Mac, Slack, and Productivity) Read the opinion of 61 influencers. Discover 5 …

Product Hunt

The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Engagement in 2017

Recently we teamed up with Mari Smith to discuss our research into Facebook’s most engaging posts, and Mari’s top tips for your Facebook content …

Marketing

AI Can Make Us All Dress Better. So Why Isn’t The Fashion Industry Using It More?

From sneaker bots to machine-human stylists, brands are exploring artificial intelligence. So far, results have been mixed.<p>Fashion has always taken to the latest in trendy tech developments, from sparkly wearables and interactive dressing rooms to robots walking the Chanel runway. Increasingly, the …

Slaves to the algorithm

There are many reasons to believe that film stars earn too much. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie once hired an entire train to travel from London to …

There’s an Uber for Everything Now

Apps do your chores: shopping, parking, cooking, cleaning, packing, shipping and more<p>The fabulously wealthy may call their servants by ringing a little bell. In the lifestyles of the geeky and lazy, one can now summon a household staff just by tapping on a smartphone.<p>I’ve got a maid, masseuse, …

Apps

The Time to Think About the 3D-Printed Future Is Now

3-D printing, or additive manufacturing, is likely to revolutionize business in the next several years. Often dismissed in the popular mindset as a tool for home-based “makers” of toys and trinkets, the technology is gaining momentum in large-scale industry. Already it has moved well beyond …

When G.M. Was Google

The art of the corporate devotional.<p>One Friday afternoon a dozen years ago, Larry Page, one of the founders of Google, posted on the wall of the office kitchen a printed-out screenshot of Google ad results, with “These Ads Suck!” scrawled on it. Google’s AdWords engine was supposed to serve up ads …

UK government sets 2020 deadline to end replica furniture production

<b>Business news:</b> the UK government has finally set a date for the introduction of its new copyright protection law, making it illegal to manufacture or …

The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Product Design

Biostamps are coming to a pharmacy near you

Adhesive Wearables Function As Second Smarter Skin<p>technology<p>EMail<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>The Latest<p>Experiential Marketing<p>Pop-Up Shop …

A Mind-Bending Game Being Designed in the Open

Willy Chyr is a first-time game designer, yet his debut effort, <i>Relativity</i>, is among the most anticipated games of 2015.<p>Chyr has shot to stardom by …

US E-commerce Giants Compared Across the Web and Apps

Games used to dominate the mobile app market, but as use of smartphones continues to grow and mobile devices are becoming bigger and with larger screens, apps are becoming a key driver for other sectors too. One such, rapidly growing, industy is online retail.<p>We’ve dug into our data to analyze the …

Apps

How Bourbon is Made

Year Ahead 2015: A User Guide to What Matters

2015: A User's Guide<p>Our guide to the companies, economies, products, and innovators that will matter in 2015<p>#yearahead<p>Editor’s Letter<p>Risk<br>Smackdown …

16 Best Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership Articles of the Year | Inc.com

Learn how to transform your life for the better with 16 of the Web’s favorite entrepreneurship and leadership articles from this year. Guaranteed to encourage and inspire, these popular posts are absolute must-reads.<p>Mental fortitude is essential for entrepreneurship, and in this wildly popular …

Entrepreneurship

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe

Long before Galileo pioneered the telescope, antagonizing the church and unleashing a “hummingbird effect” of innovation, humanity had been busy cataloging the heavens through millennia of imaginative speculative maps of the cosmos. We have always sought to make visible the invisible forces we long …

Watch How Google X Employees Deal With Failure

Google X isn’t like most R&D labs. In this month’s feature, <i>Fast Company</i> was granted first-of-its kind access into Google’s top-secret research laboratory, where “moonshots” trump real-world feasibility, and failure is openly encouraged. “If we can get to a <i>no</i> quickly on an idea, that’s almost as …

100 Ideas That Changed the Web

In his now-iconic 1945 essay “As We May Think,” Vannevar Bush considered the problem of organizing humanity’s knowledge, which he poetically termed “the common record,” in an intelligent way amidst an era of information overload. It was a challenge first addressed a decade earlier by a Belgian …

The Apple Watch Will Be the Most Viral Apple Product Ever

In economics and business, a network effect (also called network externality or demand-side economies of scale) is the effect that one user of a good or service has on the value of that product to other people. When a network effect is present, the value of a product or service is dependent on the …

11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

Yosemite Creek II

3 Ways Ford's Model T Reinvented the Wheel | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: This article is part of a series that examines the lessons behind the most disruptive products in history through the lens of design.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, you've probably been advised multiple times during your career not to "reinvent the wheel" when designing products.<p>While it is …

Innovation

Behind The Scenes Of Design Observer’s New Look

One of the web’s most influential design criticism hubs gets a redesign. Cofounder Michael Bierut doesn’t mind if you hate it.<p>Launched in 2003, <i>Design Observer</i> has been one of the most influential sources for design thinking and criticism on the web. It was founded by four outspoken design critics …

Bike Sharing Vending Machine Fits 32 Bikes In The Equivalent Of 1 Parking Spot

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Daily Zen on Twitter: "“Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.” —Alejandro Jodorowsky"

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How to Get Rich: Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth

<i>“The moral challenge and the grim problem we face,”</i> Alan Watts argued in his superb 1970 essay on the difference between money and wealth, <i>“is that the life of affluence and pleasure requires exact discipline and high imagination.”</i> Hardly anywhere is this urgency manifested more vibrantly than in …

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