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Photos of Honeymoon Horrors in a Pennsylvania Love Hotel

For her latest show, the award-winning photographer traveled to a Pennsylvanian love hotel to capture marriage and intimacy at its most alienating.<p>Juno Calypso loves food, as in: Not eating it. Food is a powerful visual metaphor for the London-based photographer, one that allows her to deconstruct …

Facebook says 10K+ developers are building chatbots, analytics are coming

Despite gripes about the usefulness of Facebook chatbots, “tens of thousands” of developers are building them, Messenger’s head of product Stan Chudnovsky revealed onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. And, 5,000 Shopify merchants are now distributing order confirmations and shipping alerts via …

Chatbots

Here are Google, Amazon, and Facebook’s secrets to hiring the best people

Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year (source needed). So it’s safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job candidates. But what is it?<p>No, it’s not that list of popular Google interview questions …

Career Development

Google's genius futurist has one theory that he says will rule the future — and it's a little terrifying

Futurist Ray Kurzweil has made headlines with his provocative yet often accurate predictions, like that a computer would beat a human in chess ( …

Singularity

This Tech Bubble Is Bursting

Despite record amount of money flowing into venture capital, funding for startups is drying up<p>By<p>Christopher Mims<p>Christopher Mims<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mims<p>christophermims<p>christopher.mims@wsj.com<p>When the dot-com bubble burst in early 2000, the fallout for publicly traded stocks was quick …

Venture Capital

29 Subreddits For Social Media and Marketing Professionals

Reddit is often considered the “front page of the Internet”.<p>It’s where viral videos originate, it’s where the most shared memes start out, and it’s …

A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Finally, social scientists suggest a precise time for mid-afternoon coffee runs.<p>Sometimes, productivity science seems like an organized conspiracy to justify laziness.<p>Clicking through photos of cute small animals at work? That's not silly procrastination, Hiroshima University researchers said. …

The Types of Revenue Investors Love the Most

Whenever you approach potential investors, revenue will form a big part of negotiations.<p>Revenue is inbound money. This is the basic idea of revenue. Whenever you approach potential investors, revenue will form a big part of negotiations. Investors want to be sure that they are actually going to …

Radiohead's corporate empire: inside the band's dollars and cents

The band have proven themselves shrewd businessmen, forming some 20 companies since their inception – including LLLP LLP and Random Rubbish Ltd<p>If you want to get to the heart of Radiohead as they prepare to release their new record, due in June, there is only one place you should go. It is a …

New Albums

50 Social Media Marketing Influencers to Follow

One of the largest and most influential social media conferences, Social Media Marketing World, starts this week in San Diego.Bringing together a mix …

Social Media

What Prince ate: An interview with Prince's personal chefs

"Whatever was going on with him that night, he clearly wanted to be alone," said Roberts. Typically, the artist was jovial and his home and recording …

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Prince's Life as a Jehovah's Witness: His Complicated and Ever-Evolving Faith

Yes, the most sexually charged artist in music became a Jehovah's Witness. He would flip-flop on homosexuality, proselytize door to door and reveal …

The Most Common Mistake People Make on LinkedIn (and How to Fix it)

To this day, it kills me.<p>I can't believe I'd been making what now, in retrospect, seems like such a massive mistake with my LinkedIn profile.<p>But …

Customers

Don’t try to defend yourself in court. But if you have to, here are some crucial tips | Rupert Myers

More people than ever seem to be defending themselves. If you do it, make sure you understand the law, know the lingo and how to play the system<p>If you were charged with a crime, could you defend yourself in court without a barrister or a solicitor? More and more of us are doing just that, according …

Your Media Business Will Not Be Saved

Video will not save your media business. Nor will bots, newsletters, a “morning briefing” app, a “lean back” iPad experience, Slack integration, a …

Being A Developer After 40

This is the talk I have given at App Builders Switzerland on April 25th, 2016.<p>The slides are available on SpeakerDeck and at the bottom of this …

How to Get Started With Facebook Instant Articles

<i>By Ash Read</i><p>Facebook have opened up Instant Articles to publishers of all sizes. In this post, we’ll guide you through the ins and outs of Facebook’s …

Prince in private: lascivious, relentless, exacting, remote

People who worked closely with the pop superstar paint a picture of a hard taskmaster who protected himself assiduously from the public gaze<p>Alan Edwards recalls the first time he did business with Prince in 1991 with amused clarity. “I got a call from Rogers & Cowan in America, the PR firm, asking …

The first rule of pricing is: you do not talk about pricing

I’ve been slightly obsessed about pricing since 2010. Before joining Fluxx, I was part of the team that changed the price of The Times digital …

We found Prince’s original Love Symbol font, and here’s how to use it

On Thursday morning, legendary musician Prince passed, leaving a nation of fans in mourning. His music and image will undoubtedly live on in many …

Keith Rabois's formula for startup success: Hire geniuses no one has heard of

"That’s the core ingredient for a CEO and a startup, being able to find those people and assess them when the rest of the world doesn’t know how to assess them yet."<p>During his first week at PayPal, in November of 2000, Keith Rabois went jogging with then-CEO Peter Thiel around the Stanford …

Startups

The Fascinating Origin Story of Prince's Iconic Symbol

Here are two sides to the same story everyone's heard about Prince Rogers Nelson, who died Thursday at 57. You know the first; it's something of a …

How Swimming With Sharks Can Push Your Business to Profitability

Three reasons to get a shark investor to activate your business and two reasons to avoid becoming bait.<p>Kevin Harrington, one of the Original Sharks, wants to be your 'Shark' too. He wants you to put into practice a secret shared by generations of Japanese fishermen for bringing fish back to shore …

5 Ways to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

Anyone can become a better leader -- anytime, anyplace. Here's how.<p>As a leader, you have the opportunity to directly and positively influence the success of not just your organization, but also the people who work for you. One of the hallmarks of successful leaders is that they are genuinely …

Why This Brand Expert Believes Every Company Should Practice Culture Management

How many companies are intentional about cultivating culture management? I'm betting less than 50%.<p>Company culture is more important than ever. It sustains employee enthusiasm and keeps customers happy. It determines how employees treat their work and react to opportunities or challenges when the …

5 Types of Content Your Company Blog Needs

Your company blog is the one content platform you have complete and total control over.<p>Your company blog is the one content platform you have complete and total control over. It's also a crucial part of your sales funnel. Bring someone to your blog and you can lead them on to your products and …

Doing time: confessions of a crime reporter

Duncan Campbell has reported on the most infamous cases of the past 50 years, from the Rosemary West trial to the Hatton Garden heist. The veteran journalist recalls a life in crime<p>I met my first professional criminal in 1962, a charming fraudster who had studied economics at Jesus College, …

Prince broke all the rules about what black American men should be

The musical genius captivated both men and women with his high heels, tight butt and playful sexuality – and he refused to be anyone’s slave<p>It was the summer of 1989 in suburban Oxnard, California, and I got my dad to drive me to K-Mart so that I could use my allowance to buy Prince’s new album, …

High Heels