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Here's What Introverts Find so Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning …

Psychology

It’s the End of Agencies As We Know It. Here’s Where We Go Next

“I don’t know what agency or consultancy to go to anymore.”<p>A client of ours bemoaned this to me not too long ago. As a director of a major …

Advertising Industry

Your Startup’s MVP Isn’t Working, But Here’s What Might

Make your customers jump through hoops. Add friction. Your goal is to test how much effort they’re willing to make to obtain what you’re offering.<p>“It’s five years from now and the startup you’re pitching me failed. What happened?”<p>I love asking this question to early-stage founders interviewing for …

Product Management

A Safer—and Speedier—Way to Name Your Startup

01 Dec 2017<p>by Julia Hanna<p>Topics:<p>image by Edmon de Haro<p>So you have an idea for a new business, product, or service. What are you going to call it? As …

Harvard Business School

Opinion / Privacy by Design

‘Your privacy has been deleted’; ‘Social media owns your relationships’; ‘Our democracy has been hacked’; Remember when these cool-sounding taglines …

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

How to Create an Extraordinary Social Media Strategy for 2018

Crafting a effective social media strategies to help you achieve your goals can be a real challenge.<p>Like we mentioned earlier this week in a post …

Digital comics startup Madefire launches its first virtual reality app

When digital comics startup Madefire announced its latest funding round a few days ago, co-founder and CEO Ben Wolstenholme said the company was getting ready to move into virtual and augmented reality. He lived up to that promise in very short order, launching a preview app for Samsung’s …

Digital Comics

Facebook adjusts News Feed to favor friends and family over publishers

Bye!<p>Facebook is adjusting the algorithm that runs the News Feed to promote posts from friends and family members over posts from publishers, the company said today. This marks the second time in recent years that Facebook has committed publicly to tilting the feed to posts from people you know in …

Targeted Advertising

50 fresh, essential and free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Netflix shares how it grew to 81 million monthly subscribers: Secrets of a subscription model (webinar)

<b>How did Netflix become a global, best-in-class monthly subscription service? Join our free, in-depth look at converting users into long-term members, optimizing payment solutions, and expanding into the growing global market.</b><p>With a record-breaking quarter — a gain of 6.74M new subscribers in the …

Business Development

Which Web Tools Are Experts Using?

Have you ever asked yourself which are the <b>tools that experts are using</b>? The difference between a rookie and a pro is represented by the tools …

Web Design

Is Content Marketing a Waste of Time?

She was summoned to the office.<p>Anxiety, panic and stress surfaced. Am I being fired? What did I do wrong? But she had an idea of what the possible …

Exploring the Myth of the Scientific vs. Artistic Mind

It’s a stereotype, but many of us have made the assumption that scientists are a bit rigid and less artistic than others. Artists, on the other hand, …

How Instagram’s favorite beauty brand is also winning on Snapchat

Anastasia Beverly Hills, a family-owned beauty company, is proof that when it comes to building a social media presence, small can be …

Makeup

Getting Started with Wireframes

Following up on my tutorial 5 steps for a successful website design that walks you through 5 essential steps of a website ‎design process to boost …

Prototypes

The Three Types of Presentations: “Why?”, “What Now?”, and “How?”

When putting together their talks, many speakers miss a critical early step: <b>understanding what type of presentation they need to give.</b><p>What does that …

This adorable robot could revolutionise home delivery in 2016

WIRED Retail is our annual exploration of the ever-changing world of commerce, featuring leading technologists, entrepreneurs and creatives …

How GE Modernized an Old-School Strategy With Social and Mobile, Reaching 40 Million Local Shoppers

For an appliance brand like General Electric, partnering with retailers for sales is nothing new, but this year the tech company is taking a fresh …

Advertising Industry

The Pulse uses 3D sensors to turn your every movement into music

A new kind of synth controller that uses “virtual reality” to create sounds may soon be coming to a stage or studio near you — provided the company …

Music Production

How Pinterest Got the Full Attention of Ad Agency Execs

Pinterest is getting serious about becoming a formidable digital advertising player, and agency executives are taking notice.<p>"What Pinterest has …

eCommerce

How Technology Helps with Relationships on Social Media

Social media relationships lead to engagement, engagement leads to action and action leads to sales.Technology can help or hinder relationships.You …

Marketing

Gest Allows You to Control Your Computer or Mobile Device With Your Hands

Computers have changed over the last few decades, most of our daily tasks we can even manage with our smartphones and/or tablet computers. Yet the …

Stoli’s Mobile Ads Let You Actually Feel a Cocktail Being Made in Your Hand

Stoli is trying to get a better feel for mobile advertising—literally.<p>Today, the brand and Horizon Media are launching a campaign with mobile ad …

Mobile

Back to the Future Day: Six experts predict life in 2045

What will life be like in 30 years' time? We asked six forecasters to do better than Back to the Future II's predictions<p>Back to the Future II, released in 1989, made a series of outlandish predictions about 2015, the year its key characters travel to from 1985.<p>Although several of the film's …

Infographic: How Mobile Use Varies Across Generations

While mobile usage increases from generation to generation, there are stark differences when it comes to how the different age groups interact with …

Mobile

3 Ways Email Is Embracing the Trends That Were Supposed to Make It Obsolete

The eulogy for email has been in slow-clap mode for a while. With social app after app after app promising to make communication faster than it …

Marketing

Self-Driving Cars May End the Fines That Fill City Coffers

Before long, self-driving cars will deliver a lot of benefits. First and foremost, they'll increase safety. Accidents won't be eliminated, but surely …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The WTF Economy

WTF?! In San Francisco, Uber has 3x the revenue of the entire prior taxi and limousine industry.<p>WTF?! Without owning a single room, Airbnb has more …

Innovation