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20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Demonstrated the Perfect Way to Respond to an Insult

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when one audience member took a shot at him. What happens next is remarkable.<p>We live in a world where the insult has become the weapon of choice.<p>Internet trolls use them to get us riled up.<p>Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, …

Demonstration

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

17 Things That Freak Out Your Employees (If You're Doing Any of Them, Stop)

Leadership isn't only about charisma. It's about being rock-solid steady.<p>Once you hit the leadership ranks, all eyes are on you. That's because for your employees, they use you as a barometer of how things are going. They look to you for clues on the stability of their employment.<p>For that reason, …

Team Building

10 marcas de diseño LOWCOST (que no son Ikea)

Algunas son conocidas por el gran público, otras son un secreto que los decoradores se niegan a compartir. Aquí están las 10 firmas de diseño que …

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups and backs Element AI incubator

Microsoft Ventures today announced two steps that point to how the tech giant’s VC arm wants to get involved in artificial intelligence in a big way. First, it’s now going to pursue investments through a special fund dedicated to AI startups that focus on “inclusive growth and positive impact on …

Medium’s Best Design Writing of 2016

Creative, insightful, helpful, and actionable; we’ve curated and categorized 75 of Medium’s best design posts from the past year. Enjoy!<p>See Medium’s …

Our 3 Favorite Stocks to Invest in the Internet of Things

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the growing network of connected sensors and devices, and the increasing connectivity is already having significant impacts at the consumer, enterprise, and public levels. Research firm<b>Gartner</b> expects the number of IoT devices to …

What to know about managing “older” versus “younger” millennials

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Are there differences between employees who are older millennials and those who are younger millennials?</i> <i>Answer by Helen Min, Head of Marketing at Quora.</i><p>I’ve managed older and younger high-achieving millennials in tech and found that there are differences …

Demographics

What Do You Mean by Python? The Content Marketer's Guide to Programming Speak

As a content marketer, I’ve often found myself in a sort of awkward conversational limbo when asked about what I do for a living. People generally …

Startup Idea Validation Tools

One of the most popular concepts for validating a product is known as the Starbucks Test<p>You walk into a Starbucks and then find a random person. You …

5 Nonfiction Books We’re Excited to Read in 2017

Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution<p>A. Roger Ekirch<p>As we’ve seen with fugitive Edward Snowden, the process of criminal extradition can turn into a diplomatic nightmare, especially when the two nations at the negotiation table already have a difficult relationship. Such …

Huge Arts District development along L.A. River races for approval; here's an early look

Another high-design megaproject is being pitched for the Arts District, this time right alongside the Los Angeles River.<p>The Gallo family, longtime owner of the Rancho Cold Storage facility on Mesquit Street, has teamed with rising-star Danish architect Bjarke Ingels and real estate firm V.E. …

Sometimes Money Isn't The Best Employee Motivation

It’s that time of year again, when many managers work through the ritual of company-required employee performance appraisals and then will meet individually with each employee in January to discuss their 2016 accomplishments.<p>But if your budget hasn’t been increased for 2017, what can you do to …

The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try

Maximize efficiency in your business with this battle-ready approach to planning.<p>The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at …

Project Management

36 Days and 36 Design Prompts Lead to 36 Spectacular Typographical Creations

Jesseca Dollano makes a new type pattern with polished futurism.<p><i>36 Days of Type</i> is a yearly challenge created by Spanish designers Nina Sans and Rafa Goicoechea, which invites people across the world to design a new font every day for 36 consecutive days. For this year’s edition, up-and-coming …

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Is Japan Too Scared to Succeed?

The country needs bold new entrepreneurs, not more easy money.<p>Of all of the scary economic data that routinely streams out of Japan, this statistic should terrify you: $800 million. That’s the total value of venture capital deals completed in Japan in 2015, according to accounting firm Ernst & …

Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

What Will the Next Mid-Century Modern Be? 3 Contenders to Watch

First off, let me preface this post by saying I think mid-century modern is a classic and versatile style that will be relevant in home design for …

Reify Officially Debuts the Solus DLP 3D Printer

The SolusDLP is unleashed! We have reported on the Reify project before, and, now, the announcement has finally breached and the rest of the 3DP …

3D Printing

10 New Tech Inventions You Didn’t Know Existed #2

Bixpy<p>Check out these top 10 new amazing inventions, you didn’t know existed in this technology World. Here we make a list of best new tech gadgets …

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

20 Signs That You Should Quit Your Job (Infographic)

If you can relate to many of these signs, it's time to rethink your 9 to 5.<p>For most of us, we spend at least 40 hours a week at our jobs. That’s <i>a lot</i> of time. So if you’re not feeling passionate about the work you’re doing or notice you’re not growing professionally, maybe it’s time to rethink your …

Employment

Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

Under Armour

‘Saudi civil servants work 1 hour a day, we’re headed for bankruptcy in 3-4 years’ – ministers

Top Saudi officials have hit out at shockingly low productivity in the country’s bloated public sector, as the kingdom – reeling from low oil prices …

Spotlight: Next Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>For a look at the methodology behind our Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, take a look here.</b><p><b>GoFundMe</b><p><b>Founders</b>: Brad Damphousse and Andy Ballester<b>(Pictured:CEO Rob Solomon)</b><p><b>Equity raised</b>: Atleast $300 million<p><b>Estimated 2016 revenue</b>: $100million<p><b>What it does</b>: Runs the world’s largest and most successful …

A $99-a-month startup wants to help straighten your teeth without you having to step foot in an orthodontist's office

Instead of being filled with your typical supersized plastic models of teeth, the startup's space features images of smiling faces assembled from flowers, doodles, or cereal pieces. Work stations with high-tech orthodontics equipment are scattered throughout. In short, it's not your usual …