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The Common Wisdom on Antibiotics Is Wrong

<i>This story originally appeared on the Conversation and is republished here with permission.</i>A recent article in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> set off a …

Microbiology

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence

Your Amazon wish list is about to get longer.<p>I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got …

Emotional Intelligence

What really motivates people to be honest in business

Each year, one in seven large corporations commits fraud. Why? To find out, Alexander Wagner takes us inside the economics, ethics and psychology of …

APIs

Don't Play Around With Mattel

We have not looked closely at Mattel MAT for almost a year, and back then we said, "A close below $29 on MAT will put the bears in control. Above $32 …

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Presents At Morgan Stanley 5th Annual Laguna Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. in conjunction with this event.<p>110<p>Click to enlarge

How the aristocracy preserved their power

After democracy finally shunted aside hereditary lords, they found new means to protect their extravagant riches. For all the modern tales of noble poverty and leaking ancestral homes, their private wealth and influence remain phenomenal<p>On 11 January this year, Charlie, the genial 3rd Baron Lyell, …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Democratic Party

The secret life of a startup employee: it’s like being a firefighter led by an arsonist

If you’re lucky, new ventures can be fun, and do great things. But most are rudderless, stuffed with clueless children – and founded by capricious narcissists<p>A lot has been written about startups. It usually involves devoted employees working long hours to deliver explosive growth via ping-pong …

3 things need to change or American will 'lose the whole middle class'

In an article posted on Gallup's website, he made his case:<p>And these "Invisible Americans," as he calls them, are facing the "disastrous" emotional toll often associated with a sharp loss of household income. It hits "self-esteem and dignity," and produces an "environment of desperation." Even many …

Demographics

Timeless Fitness Books for Your Home Library

We all want to be stronger, faster, fitter. Look no further than the $22 billion fitness industry, with its fad workouts, would-be gurus and gimmicky …

Fitness

IPOs are sending a chilling message about the stock market

"Either the IPO market is going to pick up, or the stock market is going to pull back, but it's hard to envision both conditions peacefully coexisting," Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank told the Wall Street Journal.<p>In the US, only 8 IPOs made it through the window in the …

Markets

Exploring the Latest CSS Animation Trends in Web Design

The web is an ever-evolving medium propelled forward by enthusiastic developers and creators. Animation is just a slice of web design that has risen …

The programming and engineering skills with the highest salaries

You're a programmer. And the work you do is the engine behind this crazy, massive shift in the global economy and how people fundamentally interact with their computers. You're probably being paid fairly well, especially if you are in one of the tech hubs of the United States like San Francisco, …

Employment

A guide to the obstacle-filled road from Kickstarter to Best Buy shelf

[<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This is a guest post by Sean Lewin, sales director for Pressy. The post went through Pando’s usual editorial process and Mr. Lewin was</i> …

eCommerce

Flipboard’s Approach to Automatic Summarization

Bringing the beauty of print to the mobile interface is our all-encompassing vision at Flipboard; in doing so, we’ve learned that it’s necessary to provide our users with an experience dedicated solely to their content. With powerful magazine and topical recommendations, we’ve nearly perfected the …

a tool for data center automation

Genesis is a tool for data center automation. The primary motivation for developing Genesis at Tumblr was to streamline the process of discovering …

Tumblr Engineering — Colossus: A New Service Framework from Tumblr

One of the biggest challenges we continue to face at Tumblr is how to properly organize and scale our infrastructure as the platform continues to …

Bits to Gifs

Re-Introducing Deployinator, now as a gem!

If you aren’t familiar with Deployinator, it’s a tool we wrote to deploy code to Etsy.com. We deploy code about 40 times per day. This allows us to …

Software Development

Transitioning to SCSS at Scale

Naively, CSS appears easy to comprehend — it doesn’t have many programming constructs, and it’s a declarative syntax that describes the appearance of …

CSS

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

Public Relations

This Guy Is Launching 12 Startups in 12 Months

Can't get enough of that animated GIF where Oprah unleashes a swarm of bees on her studio audience? Or the one where some guy gets hit in the face by …

The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech

This summer, major tech companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Apple released their own diversity reports. At many of these companies, the ratio was 70% male, 30% women.<p>It's a shame because women are doing incredible work, and bring a different view point to the industry that can make products …

How To Win In Business, According To A 30-Year-Old Startup Millionaire Who Wrote 1,284 Slides About It

So as not to break our CMS, we're publishing all the slides in three installments.<p>Installment 1 is 566 slides on how to win at life, and it can be found here.<p>Here is part two: how to win in business.<p>You can also skip ahead to installment 3, How to win in the world, according to Ryan Allis.

Self-improvement

The Most Powerful Person In Tech At Every Age

From Marissa Mayer's two-year-old son Macallister to 95-year-old VC Henry Hillman, it's clear that influence in tech comes in all ages, shapes, and sizes.<p>We've compiled a list of the most powerful people in tech at nearly every age, considering factors like the person's sphere of influence, clout, …

Silicon Valley

Google's First 21 Employees: Where Are They Now?

Some early Google employees have become entrepreneurs. Others are angel investors. A few are happily retired.<p>A Quora user compiled a list of all the original Googlers.

Silicon Valley

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

The Steak And The Sizzle Of Entrepreneurship: How Baby Boomers And Millennials Can Get Together

When fellow Baby Boomer, Bob Marley, uttered the phrase, “Let’s Get Together” in 1977, he probably had no idea that his message would resonate with entrepreneurs almost 40 years later. The only issue is that we haven’t witnessed much “getting together” of the Baby Boomers and the Millennials to …

Entrepreneurship

How to Write a Business Plan - Tools, Techniques, and Resources.

When how to write a business plan is at the top of the SBA list of the ten steps in how to start a business, it tells you something about how …