Andrea Vicentini

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How Blockchain is Disrupting the Accounting Industry

Blockchain could be coming for the accounting industry.<p>Blockchain is arguably one of the most discussed technologies of 2018, and there's a reason for that. As a sort of indestructible and incorruptible ledger, it offers a new way to store and share data in such a way that it's simultaneously …

Prefab cottage designed as a cost-conscious summer retreat

The architect aimed to create “a forest cottage” in the Pyrenees<p>Summering in the Spanish Pyrenees doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive—and architect Marc Mogas wants to prove it.<p>The Spanish architect designed this prefabricated cottage with a set budget of €100,000, or about $105,000. To …

Architecture

Science says these 7 tactics will help you win any argument

After a highly controversial US election, you're likely to come in contact with someone you don't share the same views with.<p>It's easy for these calm discussions to turn ugly. If they involve family members, it can make the holidays especially stressful.<p>These are the most successful tactics to help …

How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

TAD Announce God’s Balls, Salt Lick, and 8-Way Santa Reissues

Seattle band TAD have announced reissues of their first three albums—1989’s <i>God’s Balls</i>, 1990’s <i>Salt Lick</i>, and 1991’s <i>8-Way Santa</i>. They’re all out November 4 via Sub Pop. <i>God’s Balls</i> producer Jack Endino remastered all of the recordings from the original tapes. This will be the first ever digital …

7 Ways to Earn Passive Income (and Why It's So Important)

The tradeoff is that most passive income sources require an upfront investment of time or money to begin paying off.<p>If you're looking to build wealth, if you're looking to save up a nest egg for retirement, or if you're merely looking for a way to alleviate financial stress in your life, passive …

7 Mistakes Photographers Make When Setting Up a Portfolio Website

It's no secret that if you want to succeed in the photography business these days, you need a killer website. You need an online presence that not …

This Video Shows All The Underhanded Ways Web Design Can Be Used To Rip You Off

Back in the ’90s, Columbia House famously had the biggest scam going in the mail. Subscribers could get 13 CDs for just a penny, but if they didn’t get that little card back to them immediately, every month, they’d overpay for a record Columbia House executives picked for them. Columbia House may …

10 Mobile Design Trends to Incorporate in Your Site

Are you launching a new version of your website? Make sure to learn the latest mobile web design trends working right now.<p>Mobile is here.<p>Mobile has become the most important device category.<p>As a result, new mobile design trends are booming.<p>Many companies have moved beyond simple responsive web …

Salesforce spikes to an all-time high as Wall Street buys into its growth story

Salesforce reached a closing price of $83.57 Wednesday, just a day after breaking its previous $82.14 record, which was set in December.<p>Salesforce shares have jumped nearly 55% since early February when the overall tech market was hit by fears of a broader industry slowdown.<p>The surge in …

The Three Rules Of Behavioral Economics That Can Lead To Success

Entrepreneurs know there’s little room in the startup process for error, and these three principles can help minimize it.<p>As just about every entrepreneur, business leader, or even ordinary job seeker knows, the success often comes with very thin margins of error. Look back on that big job you …

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

When mobsters meet hackers — the new, improved bank heist

The unprecedented heist of $81 million from the U.S. account of Bangladesh's central bank is the latest among increasingly large thefts by criminals who have leveraged the speed and anonymity of hacking to revolutionize burgling banks.<p>Hundreds of millions of dollars, and perhaps much more, have …

Craft the perfect portfolio in a day with the new Computer Arts

It's easy to neglect your portfolio. Whether it's work deadlines, freelance, friends or family, there's always something more pressing.<p>But for …

How I went from $40,000 in debt to a millionaire by 30

My father was a union electrician who brought in a nice, but not exceptional, living. My mom was a stay at-home mom turned jobbie-entrepreneur (as I talked about here). But, money was always tight.<p>When my parents separated in my early teen years (and ultimately divorced), that put further pressure …

Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes Of Entrepreneurs

Few people have seen more of the dumb mistakes entrepreneurs make than Guy Kawasaki, the former Apple evangelist and venture capitalist who has since written 13 books on entrepreneurship, startups, and running businesses.<p>Today at a two-day conference held in Silicon Valley by the startup community …

Entrepreneurship

House M / Peter Ruge Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> House M is a detached town house in the middle of Berlin for an academic Japanese-German family. The …

Warren Buffett's Best Productivity Hack Is A Simple 2-List System

The secret to the Buffett's success? If you look at how rigorously empty he keeps his calendar, you get the impression that he's a master prioritizer — and a story we spotted on Scott Dinsmore's productivity blog shows how we might gain that mastery.<p>While we haven't confirmed the story with …

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

The enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each worth more than $40 billion. The electoral influence of the Koch …

Obama Administration

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

'Big day for Britain' as economy bounces back to pre-recession levels

Ministers hail a “major milestone” as David Cameron says figures confirming that the economy was now larger than it was before the recession are a "credit" to the hard work of the British people<p>Britain’s economy has bounced back and is now bigger than it was before the financial crisis struck, …

United Kingdom

L'insensata sensatezza del senso

Angelo Delvero, dalla serie "Insensati sensi", 2014, © Angelo Delvero, g.c.<p>Oggi voglio parlarvi di un fotografo di cui colpisce in primo luogo una …

London flat sells for record price of £140m

A flat in West London has sold for a record British price of more than £140m, according to a report.<p>The 16,000-square-foot duplex penthouse, one of …

Housing

A Beginning Photographer’s Guide to Photographing The Northern Lights

<i>Dean J. Tatooles specializes in fine art panoramic landscape photography, wildlife photography, and indigenous portraiture from remote locations</i> …

Britain's property market posts highest sales level in more than six years

Britain's property market recorded the highest level of sales in more six years over the first three months of this year – but the surge came with a health warning from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).<p>Surveyors sold an average of 22.7 homes each in the three months to March – …

Krista Steinke’s Eerie Photos of Kids Inspired by Nursery Rhymes

<i>“And when he was good, he was very, very good.”</i><p>Smashing apples on a porch, burying dolls in a sandbox, or running away from suburbia, the children in …

Alec Soth: My top 10 photo Books of 2013

The Magnum photographer Alec Soth picks his top 10 photo books of 2013<p><b>1. Emmet Gowin & Sergio Larrain (Aperture)</b><p>A double-whammy of perfectly produced career retrospectives of two great and underappreciated artists. Beautifully understated design, great printing and solid scholarship make both books …

Street Photography