Héctor Daniel Marciales

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The 35 coolest CEOs in Silicon Valley right now

Business Insider recently released its annual Silicon Valley 100 list, highlighting the people in tech who have made a difference in the past year, and it's ripe with outstanding CEOs.<p>These chief executives have developed game-changing ideas, raised billions in funding, and led their companies …

CEOs

The Drive Behind Uber’s New Branding

Evolving the Uber brand was a no brainer. Since they are a young company with such sudden growth and an audience primarily of young people, keeping …

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Venezuela Is So Fucked

Our nation has problems, and your nation has problems, but be thankful you don’t live in Venezuela, which is truly one of the most fucked places on …

How 2 Georgia fraternity brothers created Yik Yak, a controversial app that became a ~$400 million business in 365 days

By the end of the day, Long estimates her fellow students had written thousands of yaks, short messages posted publicly to other users within a 1.5-mile radius.<p>A few months before that, Long was hospitalized after she attempted suicide. The 17-year-old junior was distraught to read yaks that not …

The future of branding is a six-second video

Dear marketers, throw out your big budget campaigns, carefully crafted scripts, and celebrity ambassadors. If you really want to reach people, think …

1. Amazon Will Finally Face Its Match/Matches

“While Amazon still clearly rules the digital shopping roost, other retailers are finally getting their digital businesses in order such that shoppers don’t always have to think Amazon first,” writes Wendy Liebmann, CEO of WSL Strategic Retail in her report, “Trends From the Edge.”<p>Mass-market …

Online Life

From Apple to SoulCycle: Here's How Cult Brands Breed Loyalty and Fanaticism

The best brands, like cults, inspire consumers to act irrationally.<p>Basking in the marketing glow of companies like Apple, Harley-Davidson, Lululemon and more, a worshipful public is willing -- and even eager -- to wait in ungodly lines or shell out top dollar. On social media, consumers turn into …

11 Ways to Use Body Language to Get What You Want

Master the art of these nonverbal cues to secure the raise or promotion you deserve.<p>Asking for a raise makes most people anxious. You love the prospect of making more money and and hate the fear of rejection.<p>The most important element of negotiating a raise is the logic you use to illustrate why …

How To Navigate The Tricky Waters Of A Career Change

Figuring out that you’re in the wrong job is the first step. Then comes the hard part–figuring out how to make the career switch.<p>Do you step into the office some mornings and wonder how you got there or what your life would look like if you had taken a different turn or studied a different …

Employment

Easiest Way to Actually Like Being Productive

Manage your desires instead of your time, suggests hedge fund manager Brooke Allen.<p>If you’re looking to get through more tasks per day, there is no shortage of schemes, systems, and tools out there to help you. From to-do list apps to productivity hacks, there are a million gurus selling a million …

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Walking in a Winter Wonderland - Winter Photography to Motivate you

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365 Continue reading...

5 Street Photography Techniques

Matt Stuart is a 39-year-old London photographer who has been shooting for 18 years. His favorite types of shots are those featuring people going …

British Journal of Photography Focuses on Smartphone Photos With FLTR Magazine

Those who see iPhoneography as some kind of barbarian invasion may want to give their DSLRs an extra hug after hearing this: The venerable <i>British</i> …

Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

So you’ve read up on the technical side of taking great photos. You know your aperture from your EXIF, and you’ve experimented with shutter speeds. …

What Amazon’s Most Wished For Cameras Tell Us About the Industry

There are all sorts of statistics we can look up to tell us how the photography industry is doing and whether or not smartphones really are going to …

Young Reuters Freelance Photojournalist Killed While Covering Syrian Conflict

A young photographer who was freelancing for news agency <i>Reuters</i> chronicling the ongoing clash between rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar …

Still Life Photography

In today’s photo tip, we begin a study of still life photography techniques. We’ll start out with a still life photography definition that will …

Photography Tips

Pics.io rolls out an online RAW converter

<b>Ever wanted the ability to convert RAW photos on the run? Thanks to the power of the browser, this is now a possibility.</b><p>Pics.io has been talking …

The Best-Selling Prints and Products of 2013, and Trends for 2014

With only a few weeks remaining in 2013, it’s time to start preparing for 2014. To help your photography business get a jump start on the new year, I …

Love Sick: An Incredibly Creative Medical-Themed Pre-Wedding Shoot

“Don’t be afraid to be different.” That is the moral of this video. Usually you save the moral for the end, but it is stated, restated and …

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

Top Photography Articles of the Year 2013

As the year ends and a new one begins, we looked back at what articles & topics attracted the most attention. Listed below are some of 2013’s most …