Claudia Reyes

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Changing Our 'Stuff' Is Not Enough

<b>If you’re an educator</b> and you’re even remotely connected through social media to your professional world, you know that there is a tremendous amount …

On Student Engagement: How To Be As Interesting As A Video Game

On Student Engagement: How To Be As Interesting As A Video Game How Video Games Have Mastered Learning Engagement Terry Heick Agreeing on how to best …

Gamification

28 Female Thinkers You Should Know, Even If Wired Magazine Doesn't

When Wired magazine set about compiling their recently released "101 Signals" list of the "best reporters, writers and thinkers on the Internet -- the people who understand what's happening," they included many valuable sources of insight and analysis. Yet as many readers noticed, the list is …

Career Advice From Advertising Leaders

Digiday has gathered more than 50 top young agency staffers in Vail, Colo., as part of the Digiday Agency Innovation Camp. Several industry leaders …

Tilda Swinton Is Officially Art

Long suspected of being either art or an alien, Tilda Swinton recently confirmed that she is definitely one of those things. The actress, riveting in films like <i>I Am Love</i> and <i>The Deep End</i>, and the inspiration for a fantastic parody Twitter, has just resurrected an old performance art piece at MoMA in …

Tilda Swinton

Ding Dong: An Easy Way to Share Locations With Friends

What the world needs is another location-based, social-centric, photo-messaging app, right?<p>If that just made you zone-out and reach for your cup of coffee, that wasn’t the intention. But that’s what Ding Dong is, and in its short lifespan so far, signs are this app <i>could</i> have legs.<p>After a closed …

Now You Can Bargain Hunt On Pinterest

Pinterest has just given users a new reason to lighten their wallets.<p>On Thursday, the image-curating community introduced savings alerts, so you can be notified when a product you’ve previously pinned is suddenly available for a lower price.<p>At its inception, savings alerts only work with retailers …

H&M finally opens US web store

The second largest clothing retailer in the world has just launched its US online store today. H&M has offered online shopping in a handful of European countries, but until today the only way to purchase the brand's ever-popular affordable clothing in the US was from one of the company's nearly 300 …

PayPal APIs aim to win back app developers

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>PayPal announced Thursday the global rollout of its new and improved REST application programming interfaces (APIs), released …

Netflix to allow 5 viewing profiles on same account

Non-subscribers hoping to check out “Orange is the New Black,” you’re in luck<p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix's latest attraction will enable families and other people sharing the same account to set up separate identities so the Internet video service can give them better recommendations on what to …

Marissa Mayer's Latest Plan For Yahoo: Hiring Dozens Of PhDs

She's hired 30 PhDs so far this year, with plans to hire another 20, Mayer said.<p>The research group is led by Chief Scientist Ron Brachman, who joined Yahoo in 2005. He's a former director for DARPA, the government agency that created the Internet and, he says, his work on artificial intelligence …

Amazon gets all Pinterest-like with 'Collections'

The e-commerce giant quietly launches a new feature that lets users add items to shopping wish lists and follow others with similar tastes and interests.<p>Amazon seems to be taking some cues from the social network Pinterest. The e-commerce giant launched a feature on Thursday dubbed Amazon …

eCommerce

Transactional Big Data Startup ERN Bolsters Its Analytics By Acquiring Elucidata, Inspired Analytics

ERN, the London-headquartered startup that’s planning to use Big Data to enable banks and merchants to create loyalty-based offers for cardholders, has acquired two U.K. companies to bolster the analytics side of its platform.<p>In a transaction consisting of “undisclosed fees and stock”, the company …

Here Are 8 Killer Single-Purpose Design Utilities

Subtle Patterns isn’t a secret by any means, but the site houses some of the best images to use for project backgrounds available. The beauty and …

Web Design

More Doing, Less Promoting: The Key To Creating Great Work

The author and designer still doesn’t have social media “follow me” icons on his website. Yet, he’s been booked for work months in advance for over 15 years. Why?<p>I feel like I’m drowning in self-promotion on social media. Links to buy digital products, e-courses, tickets to conferences (on the …

Fast Company posts tagged Dialed | Fast Company

Fast Company3 Steps To Hire The Right AssistantHiring an assistant takes careful consideration of your own needs–and how they will fit into your life.<p>Fast CompanyThe 5 Secrets Of ReinventorsChanging for the better: Let go of conventional ideas about growth and embrace these tips for making each …

From Google Ventures: How To Hire The Best Designer For Your Team

The key to recruiting for a startup is to craft a realistic job description. And stop looking for unicorns–they don’t exist, writes Google Ventures’ Braden Kowitz.<p>Finding the perfect designer to join your team is tough–there’s no way around it. I’ve struggled for months searching for the right …

Bringing Big Data Into Marketing Operations

Marketers often get accused of creating hype. But when it comes to big data, they're facing the same challenge as everyone else in separating fact …

Big Data

David Ogilvy’s Timeless Principles of Creative Management

Advertising legend <b>David Ogilvy</b> endures not only as the original Mad Man, but also as one of modern history’s most celebrated creative leaders in the communication arts. From <b>The Unpublished David Ogilvy</b> (<i>public library</i>) — the same compendium of his lectures, memos, and lists that also gave us …

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

5 Public Speaking Tips That'll Prepare You for Any Interview

Landing a job interview is incredibly exciting –- and often terrifying. But fear not. There are clever ways to transform your angst into nerves of …

The Simple Question That Helps You Use LinkedIn Better

LinkedIn can accelerate your career–if you understand this key to the site.<p>For its founder Reid Hoffman, launching LinkedIn ten years ago was like jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the way down–but what vehicle hath he wrought upon the working world?<p>Writing at <i>HBR</i>, social media …

Foodspotting Founder Alexa Andrzejewski: Designing The Experience Is The First Step In Designing The App

The young entrepreneur is building the first experience design team at Open Table. Here, she shares some of her guiding principles for building a killer app.<p>In January, Alexa Andrzejewski, 28, sold food discovery app Foodspotting to restaurant reservation platform Open Table for $10 million–enough …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Kia Brings Compact Cars Into the 22nd Century

This isn’t your grandmother’s Smart car. The Kia Electric POP concept vehicle, set to be unveiled at the Paris auto show in October, brings the traditional compact commuter car into the future–a gaudy, shiny future, but the future nonetheless.<p>Kia won’t say much about the three-seater yet, but we do …

Slow Ideas

Some innovations spread fast. How do you speed the ones that don’t?<p>Why do some innovations spread so swiftly and others so slowly? Consider the very different trajectories of surgical anesthesia and antiseptics, both of which were discovered in the nineteenth century. The first public demonstration …