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Episode 39 — Perceiving Our Perceptions

Google cofounder Sergey Brin says these 2 books most influenced him

On his personalized Stanford site from those early days, he wrote, "Research on the Web seems to be fashionable these days and I guess I'm no exception. "<p>Today, Google is the primary subsidiary of Alphabet, Brin and Page's monolithic tech company with a market cap of more than $480 billion. Aside …

Sergey Brin

Fujifilm's X-Pro2 is finally here

It’s four years since Fujifilm kicked off its X-Series range of mirrorless cameras at CES 2012 with the X-Pro1, and it’s hard to believe that we haven’t seen a new version of that camera since. Although Fujifilm has provided multiple firmware updates, and the camera has attained as close to classic …

Duet turns your iPad into a monitor running iOS and Mac apps together

Just Duet<p>Duet Display, the $9.99 app that turns a tethered iPad or iPhone into an extra display for your Mac or Windows PC, is now more capable than ever thanks to performance improvements and new split-screen multitasking support. Available to download now from the Apple App store, version 1.2 …

Tweetbot for Mac now works in full screen and split view on OS X El Capitan

Tweetbot for Mac has learned a handy new feature with the latest update just released. Tweetbot for Mac now supports OS X’s full screen mode, including El Capitan’s new Split View feature that lets you run two full screen apps side-by-side. This works a lot like the split view multitasking features …

From Content Marketing to Content Commerce

Does your content inspire readers to instantly purchase products? In general, the main goal of e-commerce content marketing is to attract traffic and …

On the Red Couch with L.A. Times Reporter Diana Marcum and Photographer Robert Gauthier

<i>The chances of California returning to normal water conditions is like a snowball’s chance in, well, California. The picture is not a good one. River beds are dry, farms are parched and boats sit idle throughout the state.</i> <i><br>If one thing has grown from this mega-drought, it’s the perseverance amongst</i> …

The Amazon Web Services Engineer Bootcamp Bundle

If you need to deploy any kind of application, especially one that needs room to grow, Amazon is a great place to host it. These four courses show you how to configure the perfect AWS setup.<p>The tuition starts from scratch, looking at the various services Amazon provides, such as EC2, S3, and the …

10,000 Year Old Rock Paintings Depicting Extraterrestrials & UFOs Discovered In India

I'm in!<p>Our ancient world continues to become more mysterious by the day, as 10,000 year old rock paintings depicting possible extraterrestrials and …

13 Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing | SEJ

Although important in today’s marketing landscape, content marketing can be time-consuming for an already busy entrepreneur. Luckily, there are …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

An IBM engineer quit to become an Instagram star — these 29 photos prove it was a good idea

But his biggest passion was always photography, and after he saw his Instagram followers grow past 100,000, he quit his IBM job.<p>Now Roos is one of the most popular Instagram photographers, with more than 433,000 followers. Some of the world's biggest brands, including Samsung and Sony, reach out to …

Samar Yazbek: ‘Syria has been hung, drawn and quartered’

As she sits at a cafe table in the 7th arrondissement – elegant and intense, waving around a Gitane for emphasis – it’s hard to imagine a more Parisian figure than the writer Samar Yazbek. Except that she is speaking to me mostly in her native Syrian Arabic (we use an interpreter). And for all her …

Middle East

5 can't-miss apps: Kiwi for Gmail, Disney Gif, Medium and more

Between iTunes showcasing LGBT pride and Facebook's rainbow-filtered profile photos, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.<p>Luckily, …

Apps

This is not a typo: Only 3% of Americans are legally allowed to invest in start-ups

Of the richest venture capitalists, all are worth more than $1 billion, and all are men. The majority of these have invested in Groupon, LinkedIn, Skype, YouTube, Paypal, Facebook and others. Chances are, you are legally barred from joining their exclusive investors’ club.<p>More than 97% of Americans …

ISIS captures three solar storms that crash into Earth's atmosphere

Red sky at night, astronaut's delight: Three solar storms combine and crash into Earth's atmosphere, creating spectacular but dangerous</b> …

5 lessons we learned from YouTube

As such, there are many cases where some really fantastic new marketing approaches are pioneered by those well outside the profession.<p>This article will take a look at five non-marketers who are using some pretty remarkable approaches to market themselves and their brands on YouTube.<p>Michelle Phan …

Google finally makes ‘Undo Send’ an official feature of Gmail on the Web

In what could be described as one of the longest “experimental” periods of any product feature, Google is finally bringing the life-saving “Undo Send” option to the main settings on the Web version of Gmail.<p>Google first introduced Undo Send to Gmail way back in March 2009, so you could be forgiven …

VPRO Tegenlicht

78: How to Use Branding to Make Your Startup Look Like a Beast (Feat Hillel Fuld, CMO of Zula) by Startup Camel Podcast - Listen to music

6 USB-C accessories that'll let your new MacBook actually connect to stuff

USB-C's tiny and reversible design may be the one port to rule them all, but the world — especially the working world — isn't ready for it yet.<p>Until …

The Innovator's Dilemma for SaaS Startups

<i>See also: Innovator’s Solution for SaaS Startups</i>There’s a familiar path now to SaaS companies that start in the SMB (small-to-medium business) part …

Startup Best Practices #11 - Practice Negotiations Before the Meeting

My first major negotiation was a potential advertising agreement between Google and Facebook. I was PM on the social advertising team at the time. …

Falling back to Earth looks beautiful and majestic in this GoPro footage from SpaceX

5 can't-miss apps: Workflow, Popcorn Buzz, 'Hitman: Sniper' and more

With Pinterest rolling out buyable pins and rumors swirling in the wake of Twitter investor Chris Sacca's epic 8,000-word rant on why Google should …

Apps

Build a Growth Machine Like Andy Johns

Facebook → Twitter → Quora → Wealthfront<p>Andy Johns has had the good sense to hop on, not one, but FOUR rocket ships. He’s been a key member of the …

Product Management

How To Make Streaming Royalties Fair(er)

Let’s change how streaming royalties are calculated, and save the full-length album while we’re at it<p>S<b>treaming services</b>, most notably Spotify (by far …