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500 Startups LPs Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein react to Dave McClure’s resignation

Earlier today, TechCrunch reported that 500 Startups co-founder Dave McClure, who had already stepped down as CEO, has resigned from his general partner role. Now, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein, who are limited partners in 500 Startups, have spoken out about his resignation in light of …

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All cancer patients should have their DNA tested to save lives, Chief Medical Officer says

Every cancer patient in Britain should undergo DNA gene sequencing to prevent the misery of misdiagnosis, needless hospital visits and ineffective chemotherapy, the Chief Medical Officer has said.<p>In her annual report, Dame Sally Davies, said it was time to end the ‘diagnostic odyssey’ which left …

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Slack’s growth slows as it hits 1.25M paying work chatters

Slack is still growing fast, about 33% in daily users and paid seats in the last 5 months. But not as fast as before, when it saw 50% DAU growth and 63% paid seat growth in the 5.5 months from December 15th to May 25th.<p>This aligns with rumors TechCrunch has heard about a slight dip in customer …

Emptying your inbox might feel good, but it's not making you any more successful — so stop wasting your time

As in, you can sink an hour into bullet journaling, or color-coding your wardrobe, or calendaring your workweek in 15-minute chunks — but to what end? So you <i>feel</i> more organized? Or so you make substantial progress toward your most important personal and professional goals?<p>If you find yourself …

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A View That Puts Window Seats to Shame

Crossing the US in an open-air, two-seat aeroplane afforded an extraordinary look at the world below.<p>Story and photos by Jeff Greenwald<br>April 2015<p>I hung my leg out of the cockpit and let the wind cool my foot. It was 10 in the morning. Two thousand feet straight down, the lowest airport in the …

Internet.org opens up to sites without HTTPS or JavaScript

Facebook has announced a process to open Internet.org to more websites, provided they meet certain restrictions and are approved by the social …

Product Management: New Tools and Technologies

Although product managers historically have been forced to rely on general business applications and legacy project management tools, technology …

Google acquires time scheduling app Timeful, promises to integrate its tech into Google Apps

Google is acquiring time management startup Timeful, the company announced today on its Gmail blog.<p>Timeful’s team, including several data scientists …

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How Being Organized Can Save Money: Organization Ideas For All Corners Of Your Life

Being organized can improve almost every aspect of you life.• When you’re organized, you spend less time searching and you remember important details. …

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IKEA's all-natural NIPPRIG line is handmade, and available for a limited time only

1/10<p>IKEA NIPPRIG Collection<p>Everyone's favorite furniture store has an exciting new line that rocks our earth-loving world. IKEA teamed up with local …

Amazing Online Productivity Resources for Procrastinators

If you’re looking for ways to improve your productivity, there are plenty of educational resources to be found online. The hardest part about finding …

Becoming a More Thoughtful User Experience Designer

<b>A simple experience that opened my eyes to new possibilities took the form of a 170px smiley face.</b> After a stressful day, I attempted to clear my …

7 criteria for data encryption

Encrypting data provides a critical, last stand for protecting information that becomes compromised. However, improperly implemented strategies can …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

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Articles about shibuya vases on Dwell.com - Dwell

Shibuya Apartment 201 is a minimal home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Hiroyuki Ogawa Architects.<p>A series of vases by American craftsman Kent Ipsen (1933-2012), a substantial contributor to the 1960s studio glass movement, go...<p>Have you heard of online startup Of A Kind? If not, bookmark it …

Articles about lambswool cushion on Dwell.com - Dwell

Don’t be surprised if this sustainable material shows up in surprising places, from cushioned flooring, to wall coverings, and...<p>Designer and builder Damian Velasquez of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is exhibiting his all-metal outdoor furniture line, Half13, at...<p>Twenty years ago, interior architects …

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Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian Have an Emotional Conversation About Bruce's Transition

"I have these memories of this life, and I feel sometimes like it didn't exist."<p>Kris Jenner has so far not spoken out about her ex-husband Bruce Jenner's transition, except to show her support on Twitter after Bruce's interview with Diane Sawyer.<p>(She also clapped back at Perez Hilton, who'd …

Microsoft is working on two high-end Lumia phones for Windows 10

Microsoft is working on two new high-end Lumia phones for Windows 10. A flagship device, codenamed Cityman, is currently being developed, alongside a high-end handset codenamed Talkman. Unleash the Phonesfirst reported details on Cityman and Talkman, and <i>The Verge</i> can confirm the codenames are …

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