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Find the Right Marketing Talent

The head of marketing analytics at a manufacturing company needed a marketing analyst. But first, she needed a job description. She recognized that a …

How Design Thinking Improves the Creative Process

How entrepreneurs can take a big idea to a real-world product.<p>It’s not just IDEO implementing design thinking into everyday work. More companies are …

Kingdom Death: Monster is the Everest of board games

Its graphic art style and wider universe detract from the masterful gameplay<p><b>This article is absolutely NSFW.</b><p>On my kitchen table was the ass end of a giant demon bird. I was inspecting its empty orifice, comparing it to a photo on my iPad. The directions said that I had to glue a tiny lump of human …

How to use an Xbox One controller on a Mac

Xbox One S controller<p>If you've got a newer Xbox One S controller with Bluetooth, you can use the controller with your Mac without any additional …

72 Hours of Food in New York City

In New York, if you aren’t always in action, you’re missing out. This makes the culture something of a grind. Everyone works late and drinks more …

Want to Start a Business? Here Are 3 Tips from NPR’s New Podcast, ‘How I Built This’

For four years, NPR’s Guy Raz has helped weave stories and life advice together on the <i>TED Radio Hour</i>. Now, in addition to that popular series, he’s …

Selling

The New York City Adventure Guide

Leave the Guidebook at Home<p>According to the City of New York, about one in every 38 people living in the US call Manhattan or its surrounding …

IBM Says Macs Are Up to $543 Less Expensive Than PCs Over Time

At the Jamf Nation User Conference yesterday, designed for IT management professionals, IBM VP of Workplace as a Service Fletcher Previn talked about IBM's decision to start letting employees choose between Windows or Mac machines, the cost of PCs vs. Macs, and the resulting changes to the …

Employment

25 Great American Boutique Hotels

Singular Hospitality<p>Boutique hotels, despite an impulse to define them, hinge just as much on what they aren’t: They are not mainstream, found at …

Los Angeles

Top 10 Best RPG Video Games Of This Decade

I’m grouping the two of these together (and losing the middle instalment) because the first and third Dark Souls titles really are outstanding RPGs …

A brief history of Niantic Labs, the makers of Pokémon Go

Niantic Labs, a small gaming company previously owned by Google, has gone from a somewhat obscure gaming shop to one of the most prominent developers overnight.<p>The company launched Pokémon Go in July 2016, the first very long-awaited smartphone version of a Pokémon game. After holding out for …

10 Reasons You Should Vacation in Scotland

Scotch isn't one of them

Buying New Headphones? Start Here

There’s no one pair of headphones to rule them all. The same sweatproof beats you wear running, while also adequate for commuting, aren’t cut out for …

Audiophile

The Seven Types of Dress Shoes Every Man Should Own

<b>Last Updated December, 2017.</b><p>Long a product of the highest craftsmanship and design — from wizened men in Turkey to cobblers in Western New York — …

Men's Fashion

15 Essential Jazz Albums to Know (and Own)

Joe Locke is a renowned jazz vibraphone player who has recorded with everyone from Grover Washington Jr. and Kenny Barron to the Münster Symphony …

Soul Music

Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think

By now everyone has heard of Google’s RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest from Mountain View, Calif. What many of you might not realize, however, is just how fast the SEO industry is changing because of it. In this …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Listen Better: Modern Classical Music

Classical music changed dramatically over the 20th century, reacting to a global culture influenced by world wars, technology and changing social …

Classical Music

The Best Watches Under $1,000

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> In compiling this list, we focused specifically on watches with an MSRP at $1,000 and did not include gray market deals or sales. …

Watches

7 Games for Your Morning Commute

Over 55 percent of Americans play mobile games, according to a recent survey. And while there are numerous blockbuster games (you’ve heard of <i>Angry</i> …

Commuting

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

We've entered the most profound era of change for financial services companies since the 1970s brought us index mutual funds, discount brokers and ATMs.<p>No firm is immune from the coming disruption and every company must have a strategy to harness the powerful advantages of the new financial …

Financial Services

Experimental Solar-Powered Plane Completes Journey Across The Pacific

Experimental solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Mountain View, Calif., after a three-day flight across the Pacific.<p>"Good morning, California!" the plane's visibly emotional pilot Bertrand Piccard told a cheering crowd at Moffett Airfield, where he landed at 11:44 p.m. local time. …

How drones will change the world in the next 5 years

The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market.<p>A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a long list of …

Drones

Gamer one-ups Super Mario Bros. speedrun record with amazing time

The world has been playing Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo Entertainment System since 1985, and we're still not done playing with it.<p>Even though all gamers who call themselves a "gamer" has beaten the classic NES platformer on multiple occasions, some with thumbs of steel have tried to reach a …

The Best In-Ear Noise-Canceling Headphones for Every Budget

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with new picks for 2017.<p>The market for active noise-canceling (ANC) headphones is saturated with over-ear …

The 10 Best Watches Under $5,000

Setting your sights on a nice watch can land you in pricey, and sometimes confusing, waters. As price tags head north, value becomes that much harder …

Watches

One-Seventh Of The Global Population Now Uses WhatsApp

Only a few companies in the world can claim more than 1 billion active users and as of last night, WhatsApp was one of them.<p>Founder Jan Koum and Facbeook CEO Mark Zuckerberg both announced on Facebook that the 7-year-old messaging service had gone past the 1 billion user mark. Facebook itself also …

Messaging

The 10 best games of 2015

The ten best games of 2015<p>It's been a big year for games as PS4 and Xbox One both started showing their true colours when it comes to triple A …

This game is so addictive for 'Star Wars' fans, Disney thinks it'll be a $1 billion business

"Disney Infinity," if you don't know, is a video game that is brilliantly addicting.<p>Indeed, Disney believes that "Disney Infinity" will be a billion-dollar business before too long.<p>And I fell for it. Hook, line, and sinker, taking me from "zero" to "collector" in less than 12 parsecs.<p>The way …

Walt Disney Company

Conquer digital marketing: 3 great e-Learning deals under $40

Digital marketing is a rapidly evolving field, but there are fundamental skillsets an aspiring internet marketer must possess for full-sail success.<p>With the Full-Stack Marketer Bundle on sale for $19 now from TNW Deals, you can prime yourself to become a strategic marketer with three courses …

How to Make a Cheese Platter

Sometimes soft and creamy, other times crumbly and sharp or melted with a smooth, luxurious texture, cheese isn’t just for topping off a burger; it’s …

Flavors