Jason McCaffrey

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Watch: Learn How to Duplicate Objects with This Simple Cloning Trick in Premiere Pro

You can create this impressive cloning effect right inside of Adobe Premiere Pro.Visual effects are a great way to add some flair and a little …

Tutorials

How to Write and Pitch an Idea for a TV Show

Competition is stiff in the television industry, as shows come and go rapidly. Knowing how to write and pitch your original ideas or scripts will …

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity

To keep your team on track and working productively, follow this 3-step process for identifying and solving their time management issues.<p>As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the …

We Need to Talk About Magic Leap's Freaking Goggles

Magic Leap finally did it. After $2 billion in funding and a few years of leaks, teases, and hints, Magic Leap finally has an actual product that …

Origami-Inspired Artificial Muscles

Take Your Web Design to the Next Level with Animations

Let’s journey back to a time when professional webpages were just text, basic hyperlinks, maybe an image or two, and perhaps a form. And if you were …

UI Design

Some of the World's Best Universities Just Released 600 Free (or Nearly Free) Online Courses

The founder of Class Central has compiled a huge list of newly offered courses to update your skills.<p>These days there's no excuse not to feed your brain. You don't need to upend your life and go back to school to get smarter. Nor do you need to find tens of thousands for tuition. Instead, you can …

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

While this sentence is one you might not expect from Steve Jobs, it is one that all of us can -- and should -- say.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's …

Millennials Perceive 'Good Leadership' Differently Than Everyone Else--and They're Right

Millennials get a bad rap. Here's what leaders should really know about the U.S.'s largest workforce.<p>I was recently working with the CEO of a large technology firm in Boston who, over dinner, began venting about his employees. He told me that many of them felt entitled, were lazy, and expected …

Jump Start Your Creative Process with Brian Eno’s “Oblique Strategies” Deck of Cards (1975)

The likes of U2, Coldplay, and David Bowie can afford to hire producer, artist, and thinker Brian Eno to shake up their creative processes. You and …

Meta hopes to redesign the work place by using augmented reality to organise your desk.

Meta says it has redesigned the work desk by replacing computer screens with an augmented reality interface that appears in front of the user's eyes. The BBC's North American technology reporter Dave Lee had a go.

5 Tips To Deal With Anxiety In 10 Minutes Or Less

We have all experienced some form of anxiety in our lives, whether we're anxious about a job interview or going on a first date. Yet, for people with …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

College & University

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

5 websites where you can learn in-demand skills for free

Employees must up-level their skills and seek new challenges at work and outside of work. One of the best ways to do that is to take a class on an in-demand topic.<p>From Mandarin language classes to computer programming bootcamps and digital marketing workshops, there's a course for almost anything. …

Learning

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

3 rules I live by to get more done in a day than most people do in a week

Staring at my to-do list, all I saw were tasks that seemed to never end. Too much to do, and not nearly enough time.<p>This was when I believed that productivity was all about "managing your time." I'd hear things like we all have the same amount of time in the day as Beyonce, so none of us had any …

Time Management

Storytelling advice from Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa was one of the masters of cinema. Below is a six-minute interview where Kurosawa offers advice to aspiring filmmakers, but the advice …

Filmmaking

Google & H&M’s Ivyrevel will make you a dress customized using your personal data

At last year’s Google I/O developer conference, Google introduced a new Awareness API that would allow for smarter applications that could understand where you were, what you were doing, what’s nearby, and even the weather, in order to more intelligently react to your current situation. Today, …

Personal Data

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Bill Gates

Proof That the Creators of Batman: The Animated Series Knew What They Were Doing From the Start

<i>Batman: The Animated Series</i> still remains as one of the most iconic takes on the Dark Knight years after it graced our screens. But to get there, the …

4 Steps People Who Weren't Born Rich Can Take to Get Rich

Building wealth is a matter of working consistently and managing what money you do have well. A little luck is a big help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>President-elect Donald Trump was born into wealth. His first job was literally handed to him in the form of a lofty …

Personal Finance

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings)

Learn how to balance honesty with compassion for maximum impact<p>Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance …

Japanese company replaces office workers with artificial intelligence

Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI<p>A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan, where more than 30 employees are being laid off and …

Artificial Intelligence

Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we …

Proof That the Clothing of the Future Will Likely Come From a Printer

PRETTY IN PLASTIC<p>Avant-garde fashion collective, threeASFOUR, flaunted their new 3D printed dress at the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017.<p>The …

Amazon Is Considering Drone-Friendly Floating Warehouses

Amazon might soon take flight in more ways than one.<p>The e-commerce giant has been awarded a patent that describes a logistics technology it calls …