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Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Employment

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

Scott Jurek: 'Being uncomfortable brings us back to our roots'

Ultrarunning legend Jurek on his toughest race, his love of tempeh and why he’s running the Boston marathon<p><b>You’re a famed ultramarathoner. How come you’re running the Boston marathon?</b> I’m a lover of all distances and I love to jump into marathons. Boston is such a special race, the energy, the …

Running

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Analytics

What colours say about your brand identity and industry

One of the most fundamentally important things to keep in mind when creating a piece of branding or logo design is the choice of colour. This is …

Graphic Design

Land a six-figure project management salary with this ‘Agile and Scrum Career Advancement’ training bundle

Over the past several years, Agile project management has become the premier method powering software development industry-wide. You can join the ranks of fully-trained and certified Agile masters with this Agile and Scrum Career Advancement Bundle. For a limited time, grab this high-level …

Inside an Apple smart home

Ever since I saw Disney’s Smart House in 1999, I’ve dreamed of a home that cleans itself and cooks breakfast, lunch and dinner. We’re not there yet, but Apple’s HomeKit and Home app gets us (me) a bit closer to that dream.<p>Apple is racing against Amazon and Google to try to get the masses to adopt …

Home Automation

Changing IoT Passwords Won't Stop Attacks. Here's What Will.

The solution will take an industry-wide effort, it won't happen overnight, and the problem is not the users' fault!

Information Security

13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

Investing

The Steph Curry Fallacy

<b>tl;dr In the same way that Steph Curry is “hurting the game of basketball”, Silicon Valley’s success is “hurting” nascent venture ecosystems around</b> …

Steph Curry

10 essential OS X command-line tips for power users

For most casual users, the OS X command line, accessed via the Terminal app, is at least as murky and daunting as the Windows Command Prompt, to be …

Linux

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

To stop data theft, pull the plug

Back in the 1980s, when I was the networking editor at InfoWorld, one of my jobs was to write profiles of corporate networks. One of those profiles …