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How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

Employment

User Experience and Experience Design

3. User Experience and Experience Design<p>by Marc Hassenzahl<p>I open my eyes. Lush light floods the room, birds chatter. It is only 6:30 o'clock in the …

Interaction Design

The Building Blocks of Visual Design

<i>Visual design is about creating and making the general aesthetics of a product consistent. To create the aesthetic style of a website or app, we work</i> …

UI Design

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Real-World Virality

<b>Distinctive design can make consumer products go viral.</b><p>Viral loops have long been one of the most explosive ways for online products to grow. Now a …

Blockchain Powered AI Doctors to Revolutionize Medicine

Doc.ai is hoping to revolutionize the medical industry by bringing AI doctors to all through their smartphones. Using Blockchain technology, the …

NRA’s Visit to Dallas Prompts Ellen’s Owner to Get Political

After NRA convention attendees allegedly spewed racially driven insults at Ellen’s staff, one of the downtown restaurant’s owners responded by printing a politically-charged message on all customers’ receipts.<p>“Thanks for visiting Ellen’s! A portion of this week’s proceeds will be donated to …

Continuous Development Will Change Organizations as Much as Agile Did

In 2001, a new approach to technology development was created by a daring group of developers. Called Agile, the process put customers at the center of product development, encouraged rapid prototyping, and dramatically increased corporate speed and agility.<p>While Agile began as a product …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Capitalism

Gamification: The Science and Software to Make You More Productive

Gamification is everywhere: in to-do list apps Todoist and Asana, encouraging you to get more done; in Apple Watch, rewarding you for achieving …

Introduction to Effective Altruism

June 22, 2016<p>Most of us want to make a difference. We see suffering, injustice and death, and are moved to do something about them. But working out …

Management

How can you figure out which global problem is most pressing?

Suppose you’re trying to figure out whether to learn about health in developing countries; or whether to become a researcher in solar energy; or …

8 of the most successful independent design studios

There are thousands of small, independent design studios around the world. But once businesses get above a certain size, with offices around the …

What’s your attachment style?

What kind of attachments to do you form?<p>Secure?<br>• Avoidant?<br>• Anxious?<br>• Resistant?<br>• Disorganized?<p>Do you recognise how you become attached to people?<p>Have you …

Want To Switch On This Lamp? You Have To Pay It First

When you flip on a lamp, it’s so convenient that it feels free. You probably aren’t thinking that about 10% of your household energy bill comes from lighting, or the ecological toll of utility companies burning gas to keep your lights on.<p>But what if you had to spend real money to turn on your …

Industrial Design

If We Want To Save Humanity, We Need To Advocate For The Future

While it’s crucial to focus on immediate issues like health and dependence on factory farming, Effective Altruism’s Will MacAskill wants us not to forget about huge existential threats like global pandemics and nuclear war.<p>Across the world, we’re confronted with numerous problems. And while it can …

Brutalist design is the bad influence we all need

The UX/UI world has gradually come to be dominated by guidelines and aesthetics belonging to companies like Apple or Google.It’s absolutely normal …

td-atelier refurbishes century-old japanese guesthouse

<b>td-atelier’s renovation of a japanese guesthouse combines traditional architectural elements with modern interventions.</b> located nearby kyoto’s nijo …

Science says the difference between a friend and a best friend comes down to two things

Teaching someone how to make friends is like teaching someone how to ride a bike — <i>you say this, you put your foot here, do you get it now?</i><p>That is to say, it's all kind of intuitive: When it's working, you'll know.<p>But a new scientific paper, which was published in the Journal of Social and Personal …

Sponsored: The Future of Retail is Happening Right Now in China

If you need evidence of the US retail sector’s precarious condition, consider that more than 9,000 stores closed last year, and another 12,000 are on the chopping block this year, according to commercial property firm Cushman & Wakefield.<p>Despite a 4.2% rise in 2017 over the previous year, US retail …

A Harvard professor thinks that tech’s true power comes from design

There’s great risk attached to providing personal information to tech companies through everyday connections—these days, even as you sleep. Harvard professor Latanya Sweeney says the companies’ great power comes not only from the inescapable presence of their creations but from the ability to …

Why Whole Foods employees are crying on the job

Employees at Whole Foods Market say the company’s new policies have thrown their workday into chaos, with one supervisor saying it’s not uncommon to …

New Whole Foods drama: 'Seeing someone cry at work is becoming normal'

'Seeing someone cry at work is becoming normal': Employees say @<b>WholeFoods</b> uses "scorecards" to punish employees for failing to comply with its …

Storytelling — the secret to designing empathetic products

We all grew up with stories. Whether we read them from books, saw them on TV or heard them from family, stories played a crucial role in our …

Is “Murder by Machine Learning” the New “Death by PowerPoint”?

Software doesn’t always end up being the productivity panacea that it promises to be. As its victims know all too well, “death by PowerPoint,” the poor use of the presentation software, sucks the life and energy out of far too many meetings. And audit after enterprise audit reveals spreadsheets …

Apartment Refurbishment / Aboim Inglez Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The existing apartment, of unusual dimensions – thirty three metres long by seven metres wide – …

Franklin / ARRIBA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The operation should adapt the interior space of the apartment to a contemporary way of living, without …

432 The Coolest Kitchen Designs Of 2017

Here are the coolest kitchen designs that we showed on DigsDigs in 2017. Btw, don’t miss the coolest kitchen designs of the previous year. They are …

Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars. (Don’t Be Shy.)

LOS ANGELES — On any given day, something crazy is likely to be happening at 1600 Vine Street, a 550-unit apartment complex in Hollywood.<p>A scary-looking clown might be shimmying across a narrow ledge eight floors above the sidewalk, or a young woman dangling from a balcony while a masked man wields …

Social Media

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …