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Business Design Is a Powerful Tool for Breaking Down Bureaucracy

Designing the right business model and value proposition is fundamental to the success of any endeavor—yet rarely have governments used these …

Innovation

The Secret To Great Logos, From The Gurus Of Corporate Branding

“Symbols don’t make clear what you do; it makes it clear who you are.”<p>This year the inimitable branding firm Chermayeff Geismar & Haviv celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the past six decades, these godfathers of corporate graphic design created logos for PBS, MoMA, PanAm, NBC, Chase, and more. …

A Minimal, Sleek CV Portfolio Template That Looks Professional But Not Boring

<b>Every job seeker</b> knows the importance of one’s CV—it can have a huge influence whether you get that coveted position at your dream company.<p><b>For people</b> …

Graphic Design

Handling Non Functional Requirements in User Stories

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p><b>Please Note:</b> User Stories are …

DA's own choices are draining his office of resources for prosecution | NOLA.com

<b>Opinion by Emily Maw</b><p>Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro complains that City Council's recent $600,000 cut to his budget cripples his …

Deep Learning for Noobs [Part 1]

Deep Learning has been on the rise for some time. Recently people have started using Deep Learning in many fields. If you directly want to dive in to …

It Only Costs $400 to Build Your Own Cell Phone Network

Sometimes, owning a smartphone feels pricy. There’s the hefty chunk of change you’ll need to spend on the phone itself, and then the monthly fee …

User Stories Best and Worst Practices

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p>Summary<p>This presentation got …

User Stories

Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

What is agile?Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called “sprints” to focus on continuous improvement in the …

Bold Linear Shapes Form this Canadian Ski-In Lodge

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson completed this modern ski-in / ski-out lodge called <b>Kicking Horse Residence</b> for its location in British Columbia. The owners …

20 Innovative Ways Companies Are Using Virtual Reality

Virtual reality might be the new reality for concerts, home renovation, roller coasters, and commercial real estate.<p>Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Magic Leap, Google Daydream View, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR have created immense buzz about the potential of Virtual Reality (VR). VR has been met …

A Simple Root Cellar

Some of the most overlooked aspects of food storage are the old-time ones that work just as good as new processes, but for whatever reason have been …

Onions

Inside Atlassian: how we do marketing project management with JIRA Core and Confluence

Marketing can be a cyclical process. We marketers typically plan projects, assign work, review content, publish, and then…. start all over again. At …

Project Management

Airbnb inquiry: NSW parliament investigates short-stay rentals

Public hearings into adequacy of holiday letting, including through websites such as Airbnb and Stayz, begin on Monday in Tweed Heads<p>Short-term accommodation through Airbnb could be a boon for regional tourism, a New South Wales parliament inquiry has been told.<p>On Monday the NSW Legislative …

Reactive Web Applications

Bio<p>Stephane Maldini is Project Reactor Lead and All Things Reactive at Pivotal. Rossen Stoyanchev is a Spring Framework team member, Pivotal senior …

What Does Haiti Have to Show for $13 Billion in Earthquake Aid?

Americans texted tens of millions of dollars in donations and governments gave billions, but five years after an earthquake left corpses and rubble piled across Haiti, 85,000 people still live in crude displacement camps and many more in deplorable conditions.<p>The disconnect between the massive …

Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels

In Xiaolin Zheng's version of the future, installing solar panels could be as simple as applying a sticker.<p><i>Editor's Note: Xiaolin Zheng is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and</i> …

Amazon Reveals the Robots at the Heart of Its Epic Cyber Monday Operation

Don't tell the kiddies, but Santa's workshop isn't at the North Pole. It's here in Tracy, California, next to a line of rusting, graffiti-covered …

Earth has its own 'Star Trek'-like force field, study suggests

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced a discovery 7,200 miles above Earth of a protective shield similar to the force fields you might see in "Star Trek."<p>The discovery of this barrier in the Van Allen radiation belts suggests a new explanation for how "killer electrons" are held at bay. …

FAQ

The Odin Project is for absolute beginners and those who have tried other resources without success. In reality, The Odin Project is for anyone who …

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

These aren't just gadgets that charge your devices faster or "groundbreaking" apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the …

Judge orders end to federal oversight of Detroit police

More than a decade of federal oversight of Detroit's police will come to an end in 2016 following a series of reforms to the department's use of force and a decline in officer-involved shootings, a federal judge ruled Monday.<p>The U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Detroit had agreed that the …

Five Key Properties of Interactive Data Visualization

According to renowned AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories statistician John Tukey, “data may not contain the answer. The coordination of some data and an aching desire for an answer will not ensure that a reasonable one can be extracted from a given body of data.” While Tukey (1915-2000) is correct in …