Startups create systems of efficiency to make organizations maximally awesome. That works for individuals, too. “Entrepreneurship, by definition, is the art of creating systems that generate more value
Like they always say: Where there’s an indomitable will, there’s a Hemingway. To say that Ernest Hemingway is a writer’s writer is an understatement, just as to say that George Plimpton is an editor’s
Why the iPhone 5S’s fingerprint sensor is the next step toward the ultimate Apple product: iYou. Apple has always been good at convincing people to interact with their computers by making them more intimate.
Every person counts. And four other important rules to work by. In the military, there are shared beliefs, consistent values, and deep traditions across all military units. In comparison, it’s often unclear
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It can be extremely difficult to maintain creative momentum at the office. That’s why these tips are so simple to implement–but pay off big time. Things are going pretty well in the office. You’ve hit
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What makes an entrepreneur? A combination of privilege, smarts, and risk-taking–with the potential for seriously high earnings. That is according to a new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Can something be good for you and sexy, too? That’s precisely what Microsoft is hoping. “Sexy” is the worst word to use regarding industrial design, but it’s had staying power for a reason: Sexy has a
Storytelling is the most effective to way to get your point across. Here are some expert tips for doing it right. Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, there was a salesman who traveled the countryside,
Taking another step in their ongoing quest to steal all the jobs in the world, a pair of computer scientists at the University of Edinburgh have created a computer program that can generate original jokes
Do you feel like you need automatic reminders to stay hydrated and drink your water? CamelBak is working on it. The high-end water bottle maker hired the Digital Surgeons agency to create a Google Glass
We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process. Wouldn’t it be great if
Don’t think of it as eating bug babies. Think of it as protein gardening. As the population grows, so, too, will its hunger for meat. By 2050, meat production will need to surge by 50% to quell demand.
You know how Kinect lets you interact with virtual objects? A groundbreaking project called Aireal lets you feel them, too. Microsoft’s Kinect is an amazing device. It can track virtually any motion you