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What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: A Case Study

The uncertainty we all face every day—everything from wondering if we will we have a job tomorrow to whether the weather (hurricanes; massive storms) will up-end our lives—is like being on a confusing road trip. You know where you want to go, but the incomprehensible road signs, congestion, …

Microsoft brings 3D maps to Excel users

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>The PC market might be a hot mess right now, but anyone using a Windows machine for data analysis might be …

Why Well-Paid Employees Are Good for Business

Zeynep Ton, a visiting professor at MIT's Sloan School of Business, argued last year in the Harvard Business Review that "the presumed trade-off between investment in employees and low prices can be broken." The likes of Trader Joe's and Costco, she points out, are able to maintain low prices and …

Employment

Articles about smart home technology apps products on Dwell.com - Dwell

Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming machines for living into veritable living...<p>Tech startup Quirky and GE, who officially announced their partnership in April of 2013, launched seven new products that seek to...<p>Looking to make your home just a little …

Apps

Review: Panic’s Status Board — the ultimate information dashboard for your iPad

The guys over at Panic Inc. have been teasing their new iPad app on their blog and Twitter all week, and today the app known as Status Board hits the App Store.<p>Panic was kind enough to allow us a preview of its app, and needless to say, we liked what we found.<p>The Oregon-based software company is …

The 45 Best Photos From The Department Of Interior's Instagram

Amazing photos.

Mobile Photography

Beautiful roads around the World (23 pictures)

There are certain roads around the world that go above and beyond average. They’re so sceni that traveling them is a true adventure.

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'Flying Wing' Uses Half the Fuel of a Standard Airplane

Aerospace engineers have long known that ditching a conventional tubular fuselage in favor of a manta-ray-like “hybrid wing” shape could dramatically …

International Bicycle Design Competition 2013 Winners, Part 1

Now in its 17th year, 2013 marks the first time that the International Bicycle Design Competition has partnered with iF Design Talents. Although the …

South Korea

Articles about renovate today hits newsstands on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nestled on an organic farm, this modern farmhouse in East Hampton features separate guest quarters and a horse barn.<p>Starting at $3,350,000, these twin carriage houses in Clinton Hill retain their historic charm while boasting dreamy, minimalist...<p>It's not the most obvious task to take the green …

Architecture

Play Ball! Free MLB Streams On Twitter, Facebook (And AllThingsD).

MLB Advanced Media, pro baseball’s digital arm, continues to find interesting ways to promote its popular subscription service. Here’s the latest: …

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

3D Printing

Google's Secrets Of Innovation: Empowering Its Employees

March was a good month for Google. Its market capitalization breached a record high $260 billion. Since its IPO in 2004, its shares have soared over 900%. The company’s success stems from its continuous innovation and it extraordinary management practices. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of …

Password denied: when will Apple get serious about security?

Last Friday, <i>The Verge</i> revealed the existence of a dead-simple URL-based hack that allowed anyone to reset your Apple ID password with just your email address and date of birth. Apple quickly shut down the site and closed the security hole before bringing it back online.<p>The conventional wisdom is …

31 Colorful Things To Make For Easter Brunch

If Easter isn't an excuse to eat pink frosted cake for breakfast, I don't know what is.

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

How to find truly free wireless access

Gaps in free wireless Internet access are slowly being filled in by public and private organizations, as well as by ad hoc groups of wireless-network users offering a portion of their bandwidth to the public.<p>You're in the middle of a city park. You're at a rest stop on the side of the road, …

Telecoms

Explore the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone with Google Street View

No-one has lived in the town of Namie, Japan for over two years since it was evacuated following the nearby Fukushima nuclear disaster, but you can visit for yourself today with Google Street View. Earlier this month, Google sent its camera-equipped cars into the exclusion zone at the request of …

Some US Housing Markets Have Seen Hundreds Of Homes Sell Within Hours Of Their Debut

More and more, we're hearing about U.S. housing markets that are heating up. Florida is apparently "on fire" and California is seeing buying frenzies.<p>Economist Robert Shiller often says Phoenix and Las Vegas are experiencing homebuyer exuberance.<p>Professor Mark Perry of the Carpe Diem blog points us …

Real Estate

How To Land That Job When You Think You Can't

When candidates prepare for potential make-or-break interviews that could land them their dream job or a spot in their dream school, the checklist often reads like this: What do I wear? How do I differentiate myself from the other candidates? How should I react if the interviewers ask me a question …

Planning For Retirement When Savings Fall Short

For most Americans, the math for a comfortable retirement may never add up.<p>According to recent census figures, Americans ages 55 to 65 had about $45,000 in savings and assets, not including their homes. In another survey, by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 57 percent of American workers …

London-Based Startup 3D Industri.es Aims To Become The Google Of 3D Search

Halfway between the Chinese factories and Silicon Valley tech giants, right in the heart of London’s emerging tech scene, is a startup that aims to revolutionize both manufacturing and internet search.3D Industri.es (3DI) commercializes advanced 3D search technology, creating applications based on …

Immigration Reform Advocates Struggle With Obama 'Love-Hate' Relationship

WASHINGTON -- There's a long-simmering tension between President Barack Obama's administration and immigrant rights advocates, who support his views, but not necessarily how he executes them. When Obama promised a first-term push for immigration reform and instead boosted deportation to record …

Erik Gutter

Loving the portfolio of interior stylist and decorator from the Netherlands Erik Gutter. Kinda funky, not overdone, featuring classic Eames chairs, …