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The first graphene jacket is here, and it’s magical

And it only costs $695.<p>At $695 a pop, Vollebak’s new graphene jacket isn’t for everyone. But if even half of what its creators promise is true, it could be worth every cent. According to the company, it shares many of the magical properties of graphene–absorbing heat and then warming you up over …

Graphene

Best to-do list apps of 2018 for managing tasks on any platform

Put those sticky notes back in your desk drawer. Our picks for the best to-do apps can help you manage tasks, stay on top of to-do lists, remind you of upcoming events, and even collaborate on projects with colleagues. All of our picks do a good job of covering the basics, but each approaches …

Apps

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow”

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow”. Listen in on this MastersofScale podcast with Reid Hoffman on how at the scale-up of Facebook the team worked …

Podcasting

I Wish I Never Built a Personal Brand

Some of you who are reading this know who I am. And many of you don’t.<i>So, for those of you who don’t…</i>My name is Neil Patel, and I am the co-founder …

Marketing

The Best Project Management Apps to Get Your Life in Order

Project management apps help teams collaborate more effectively and hit their deadlines, but you can use the same apps to put some order into your …

Project Management

How To Build A Positive Company Culture

Company culture is an integral part of business. It affects nearly every aspect of a company. From recruiting top talent to improving employee satisfaction, it’s the backbone of a happy workforce. Without a positive corporate culture, many employees will struggle to find the real value in their …

Corporate Culture

10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the power of the avatar will be essential for VR’s future

Digital self-expression has evolved rapidly throughout the past couple of decades, particularly thanks to the gaming industry and strange new social worlds like Second Life that have been key in accelerating the pace. Our conception of the “avatar” has transitioned from Ultima’s symbol of the …

Virtual Reality

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

A Study Of One Million Inventors Identified The Key To Success, And It's Not Talent

We want to believe that talent and opportunity are equally abundant. Not so according to this ground-breaking study.<p>There's a popular quote attributed to Leila Janah, "Talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not."<p>We can argue what "equally distributed" really means, but I'd submit that …

Innovation

The best time of day to get things done, according to data

If it’s true that we live in a workaholic culture, a new set of data would suggest that Mondays—the most consistently derided of days— are when we’re secretly happiest.<p>We reach our peak buzz of productivity on Monday mornings at 11 am, to be exact, and get the most done in October, compared to …

Software

How to Solve Problems Outside The System (Douglas Hofstadter on The Art of JOOTSing)

JOOTS stands for “<b>J</b>umping <b>O</b>ut <b>O</b>f <b>T</b>he <b>S</b>ystem.”<p>Jootsing is taking the leap.<p>The term was coined by Douglas Hofstadter, an American professor of cognitive …

Creativity

The five-minute trick that helps Instagram’s CEO crush procrastination

Kevin Systrom may be CEO and co-founder of Instagram—but he’s still susceptible to procrastination. And so the 33-year-old billionaire has come up with a simple trick to tackle the tasks he tends to put off. “If you don’t want to do something, make a deal with yourself to do at least five minutes …

Procrastination

“Urgency bias” is killing your productivity

We often deceive ourselves into believing that getting X done now will give us the freedom for Y later, when in reality we let too many other tasks flood in. Quick as it may seem we can knock them off our to-do list, these minor chores sneakily steal our attention. If they feel urgent, we’re …

Time Management

Implement First, Ask Questions Later (or Not at All)

Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg nicely summarized a modern philosophy about technology innovation when he spoke about the need to “move fast …

Innovation

How brand new science will manage the fourth industrial revolution

It's about artificial intelligence, data, and things like quantum computing and nanotechnology. Australian National University's 3A Institute is …

Artificial Intelligence

Mark Zuckerberg Is Totally Out of His Depth

I might be the only person on Earth feeling sorry for the big boys of technology. Jack Dorsey from Twitter, Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook, all those Google nerds: They’re monumentally screwed, because they have no idea how to tame the monsters they have created.<p>The way I see it, these guys -- and …

Mark Zuckerberg

e-Estonia: What is all the fuss about?

99 percent of government services are available digitally in Estonia, and that's only because the government wants citizens to be physically present …

Blockchain

Simplicity is a war

“Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.”<br>– Alan Perlis (American computer scientist)The default …

Product Management

Blind loyalty

There is a secret behind every open office in Silicon Valley — and it isn’t the drain on productivity.<p>Tech companies have been the vanguards for pushing corporate culture forward toward “radical transparency.” Mark Zuckerberg works in a fully transparent four-walled glass office surrounded by the …

OpenOffice

Here's why you're being kept in the dark about how your data is used

In 2017 alone, US companies spent upwards of $10 billion on third party audience data. And while generally speaking, people were once indifferent or oblivious to the way personal data was collected, the tide has certainly turned.<p>In the wake of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, people are …

Privacy

Serena Williams's Secret for Never Cracking Under Pressure Can Work for You, Too

It's used by sports stars and Zen masters, but it can help business leaders handle high-pressure situations too.<p>Watch Serena Williams play at Wimbledon today and you'll no doubt be left in open-mouthed awe at the speed, strength, and precision of her play. But perhaps the most impressive thing …

McKinsey Podcast: Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

<b>In this episode</b> of the <i>McKinsey Podcast</i>, McKinsey global managing partner Dominic Barton speaks with Simon London about how CEOs and boards can get …

Startups

Why Even AI-Powered Factories Will Have Jobs for Humans

It was going to be the factory of the future. Dubbed the “Alien Dreadnought,” Tesla’s new manufacturing facility in Fremont, California, was designed to be fully automated — no humans need apply. If all went well, AI-powered robots would enable the company to achieve a weekly production of 5,000 …

Machine Learning

This account shows everyone is living the same life on Instagram

When scrolling through your Instagram feed, do you ever feel like you’re getting déjà vu? This is probably because people seem to be living the same life on Instagram.<p>Whether it’s a perfectly shot piece of avocado toast alongside an artistic looking latte or a breathtaking image of someone jumping …

Social Media

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Deep Learning

What HBR Gets Wrong About Algorithms and Bias

Written: 07 Aug 2018 by <i>Rachel Thomas</i><p>The Harvard Business Review recently published an article, Want Less-Biased Decisions? Use Algorithms. by Alex P. …

Artificial Intelligence

The Mindsets of a Leader

One of the most revealing questions leaders can ask themselves is “Whom do I serve?” Their answers to that question say more about their style of …