Shane Mayes

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DeepMind has conquered games, London's Underground and now it wants to help save the planet

DeepMind is building artificial intelligence. Mustafa Suleyman gets to decide how that intelligence should be used.<p>It has been an historic year for …

Check Out Flipboard's Minimalist, "Inside Of An iPod" Office -- And The Huge New One They're Planning To Move Into (PHOTO TOUR)

Flipboard, the iPad magazine app, has become very popular, thanks in large part to its clean, minimalist design.<p>Flipboard's corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., share a similar spirit. With bright white walls and desks and lots of natural light, it's sort of like "the inside of an iPod."<p>But …

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10 Cool Office Spaces

Most corporate offices are made up of fluorescent lights, bare beige walls, dated technology, and the dreaded cube farm. But some companies—like Facebook, Google and Box—offer employees much more creative, colorful and conducive workspaces.<p>“Creating a cool office space can and should reflect a …

Check Out Google's Offices In Stockholm Which Honor Great Swedish Inventors

And each office is unique to the place it's located. Sure, there are staples for each office like free food, massages, and often times, a slide.<p>But the decor of each office is tailored to the locale.<p>We have photos of Google's offices in Stockholm, Sweden, which were designed by Camenzind Evolution, …

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Office Oasis: When The Workplace Doubles As A Space To Unwind (PHOTOS)

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer issued her ban last month on employees working remotely, she cast herself as both enemy and savior of the modern working class. Critics bemoaned Mayer's brave new world with no place for the single working mother, while supporters noted Yahoo’s dismal finances, and the …

From Google Ventures: 4 Steps For Combining The Hacker Way With Design Thinking

With 150 companies to mentor, Google Ventures’ team of seven designers has time only for a sprint–and that’s one reason why it’s effective.<p>Jake Knapp is like the middle-school teacher everyone should have had. Tall, with clear blue plastic glasses, he holds a classroom-clock-sized timer like a …

Liberate Your Employees and Recharge your Business Model

It finally seems that the uproar over Marissa Mayer’s diktat banning flexible work policies at Yahoo is dying down. While good arguments were made on both sides of the issue, what got lost in the charged debate was the potential for evolving traditional business models through changing the …

Give Workers the Power to Choose: Cave or Commons

Not so long ago occupying the “corner office” was a sign that managers had reached the pinnacle of status in their organizations. However, the spare bedroom in one’s house has quietly usurped the corner office when it comes to the alpha position in organizations, as increased working from home (or …