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How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity

4 Ways To Build Business Software Users Actually Love

There’s an untapped opportunity to design software environments that are beautiful, thoughtful, and humane. Here’s how one company is doing it.<p>Over the last 10 years, great design has become an essential for consumer software success. If it’s not easy and enjoyable to use, forget about it. But …

Project Management

Double-Volume Van: Compact VW Camper Pops Up & Out

The ultimate test of any mobile home design is the cubic footage it occupies when on the road versus when it is deployed, and on that metric, this …

Chrome App Launcher coming to OSX – beta version now available

The Chrome App Launcher is coming to OSX, providing a simple way to launch Chrome ‘packaged apps’ – web apps that are written in a combination of HTML5, Javascript and CSS but which look and behave like conventional PC or Mac apps …<p>Google Chrome team member François Beaufort, who has the whacky job …

Brow.si Is An Add-On And Platform That Wants To Put The Engagement Fight Back Into The Mobile Web

In the debate surrounding native versus web apps, the mobile web has been getting a bad rap lately. Not least since Zuckerberg famously threw HTML5 under a bus. But for publishers, a mobile website is more often essential, even if they have a shiny so-called “native” app too.<p>Brow.si, a new product …

Twitter granted patent on pull-to-refresh, promises to only use it defensively

Can the Innovator's Patent Agreement bring peace to the patent wars?<p>Twitter was just officially granted a patent on the ubiquitous pull-to-refresh gesture — a touch interface concept the company acquired when it purchased Tweetie developer Atebits in 2010 and hired founder Loren Brichter, who …

Listen to Giorgio Moroder’s first-ever DJ set

Believe it or not, but last night disco legend Giorgio Moroder performed his first-ever DJ set. The hour-long performance, which took place at the …