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Adobe Seeks Respect for New Artificial Intelligence Tech

Add Adobe Systems to the list of software companies proclaiming themselves to be artificial intelligence powers. It’s in august company: IBM (ibm), …

Kickstart Your Morning With These 10 Whole30 Breakfast Recipes

Early mornings can be <i>rough</i>, especially when it comes to prepping healthy meals for breakfast. Though it may be tempting to fall into the trap of reaching for a healthy breakfast that tastes like dessert , you should be careful to not let an early morning sweet treat lead to worse choices throughout …

This car insurer wants your Facebook data to determine if you're a risky driver [update: they're denying it]

Can the way you use social media determine how much you should pay for your car insurance? Is it possible to make judgements on what type of person you might be behind the wheel, just from how you use language and grammar? UK car insurance company Admiral seems to think so.<p>Admiral, for the record, …

The 10 Best History Books This Fall

A good grasp of history can help us all understand the issues, conflicts, and discussions of the present moment with that much more clarity. And in a year in which history has led to unexpected events across the globe, from the deeply contentious nature of the current U.S. presidential election to …

Microsoft Debuts "Teams" Office Chat, And Slack Might Be A Little Worried

Microsoft's new office chat system enters a market crowded with big name software, including its own.<p>Today Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams, a new office chat platform that looks a lot like a Slack competitor. Microsoft created the enterprise software to help tie together work people do in …

The 10 most in-demand skills that can get you hired in the US in 2017

If a new job is part of your plan, there are a few skills you'll want to learn and master before you start applying.<p>LinkedIn recently looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on its site so far in 2016 to identify the most sought-after …

Employment

When You Feel Pressured to Do the Wrong Thing at Work

By now you’ve probably heard the story of the fraudulent business practices at Wells Fargo – the bank that pressured employees to create false credit card and deposit accounts. Have you asked yourself what you would do if you were an employee facing that kind of pressure? In other words, how do you …

8 Wedding Destinations That Are Positively Swoon-Worthy

Weddings are fun. But, destination weddings, with their built-in vacation status, are even better. As a bride, though, you want to make sure you’re …

How Couples Can Cope with Professional Stress

Most of us are familiar with the cycle. At work, the pressure to be “always on,” to meet deadlines, to serve the demands of colleagues or customers, or to deal with a difficult coworker can create stress that leaks into our personal lives. This stress can cause us to be impatient with romantic …

Research: Using a Smartphone After 9 pm Leaves Workers Disengaged

Smartphones are enormously valuable for helping people to fit work activity into times and places outside of the office. Now that workers are able to access email and websites at any time from almost any location, they can be responsive to professional demands in ways unimaginable just a few …

The Key to a Better Board: Team Dynamics

The belief that there is a direct connection between the board of directors and organizational success has been gaining ground lately, evidenced by the pressure shareholder activists have been exerting on boards for transparency as well as the “zombie director” movement to remove underperforming …

The five must–have leadership traits

Creativity happens when boundaries are crossed.<p>These days in business, there is one thing all managers need to know: forget what you used to know about being a manager.<p>Gone are the days when middle management was expected to lead troops into some territorial battle with rivals. Disregard the old …

Turn Talent Data Into Real Information

Big data is all the rage in HR recently. But more immediately promising is the talk of small data — of more effectively managing the data we already have before we start thinking about analyzing more complex datasets. And nowhere is this more pertinent than with talent assessment data. For here, …

Start-up secrets

<b>Your new business is just getting off the ground. You have fantastic ideas and a strong team, so there’s a great chance of success, right? Not so fast. Even the strongest start-ups need stable grounding behind the scenes.</b><p>This week, LinkedIn Influencers weighed in on the oft-overlooked secrets to …

From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design Entrepreneurs

In Kern and Burn, two designers compile pearls of wisdom from the biggest players in the field.<p><i>For the modern-era business to succeed, design has to be built in from the ground up. It’s a tall order for designers, who now–more than ever–need to nourish their inner CEO. Graphic designers Jessica</i> …

Research: How Sensory Information Influences Price Decisions

Words are not simply the flat, black-and-white letters as depicted in the dictionary. They are three-dimensional objects that contain feelings, sounds, and pictures when they are said or read. We use words to represent the sensory experiences of sight, sound, touch, taste and smell. The map we use …

Your Brain at Work

When Apple fanatics lined up to get the new iPhone in 2011, the New York Times published an op-ed titled “You Love Your iPhone. Literally.” It described an unpublished experiment in which the author scanned the brains of 16 people as they heard and watched audio and video of ringing or vibrating …

The 'extra something special' employers seek

What, exactly, do companies want from their employees — outside the skills and aptitude required for a job? How about emotional intelligence or curiosity?<p>These two skills are vital to companies — but not always easy to describe. Several LinkedIn Influencers weighed in on that topic this week. …

Want a job? Better make the grade

Employers around the world are using assessments to find and screen potential employees.<p>I hadn’t taken a test in decades. Now I was being timed on my potential creativity.<p>Like thousands of others worldwide who are now being told to take a test — or several — before being interviewed or selected as …

Word mapping is one of the most valuable leadership tools I’ve ever seen. It causes people to think you read their minds, can be deeply seductive and …

Selling

Are You Data Driven? Take a Hard Look in the Mirror.

The term “data driven” is penetrating the lexicon ever more deeply these days. Data Driven was the title of my latest book, and recent academic work shows that companies that regard themselves as “data driven,” are measurably more profitable than those that aren’t. So becoming data-driven is …

Cargo Showdown: Which Crossover SUV Is Best for Hauling Your Stuff?

These machines are built for hauling, but which one is the best? We packed as much stuff into them as we could to find out.<p>As the sea of crossover vehicles becomes ever more crowded, it can be difficult to navigate those waters and figure out which size machine will best fit your needs. So we spend …

Honda CR-V

Dwell on Design: Prefab Preview

A perennial subject at Dwell on Design, prefab housing takes the show floor by storm this year. As usual we've got on-site prefab homes—we're very excited to welcome Living Homes's C6 model, Sustain Design's miniHome, and a model from Method Homes kitted out with furnishings from our keynote …

Prefab Homes

New King Of Ad Tech: How AppNexus CEO Brian O'Kelley Went From Fired To First

Employees at AppNexus, a bustling advertising technology firm near New York City’s peaceful Madison Square Park, don’t often interact with the boss. The five-year-old company, with 547 employees, has been growing too fast for that. Plus, its 6-foot-5, 240-pound CEO, Brian O’Kelley, can be, well, a …

Meet New York's First Internet Tech Startup Billionaire

Shutterstock founder Jonathan Oringer officially became a billionaire today when the company's shares hit a record high this morning, Bloomberg's David de Jong and Max Raskin report.<p>Shutterstock, a stock photo and video site, went public last October.<p>The 39-year-old owns about 55% of Shutterstock. …

Behind the top mobile ad publishers: Facebook, Google, Pandora and Twitter

Publishers like Facebook, Google’s YouTube, and Twitter are reporting an explosion in mobile advertising this year. After years of false starts, 2013 has become <i>the</i> year of mobile advertising.<p>Notably, these publishers are doing better than some big ad platform companies, such as Millennial Media, …

UK’s BSkyB Wins Case Against Microsoft Over Use Of “SkyDrive” Name In Europe; May Have To Drop Name Or Pay Fines

Microsoft went big on pushing cloud services this week at its Build conference, but today it was dealt a blow for how it might get to market them in Europe. BSkyB, the pay-TV broadcaster partly owned by News Corp., won a judgement in the England and Wales High Court against the U.S. software giant …

Foldable plug updates a decades-old design

Few objects are so perfect that they cannot be redesigned - as British company Made In Mind have shown, creating a foldable plug which updates a design in use for more than 60 years.<p>Successful designs can come from unlikely inspirations. For Min-Kyu Choi, it was a scratch on his laptop from a power …

Design