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6 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started Managing People

I first became a manager in my 20’s and, back then, I probably wasn’t a very good one. Nothing really prepares you to lead other people. There is, of course, no shortage of advice out there, but most of it is more myth and lore than anything else and not very helpful.<p>Henry Mintzberg wrote, “The …

Leadership

What comes next after we're done with the Internet of Things? Intel gives us some clues - Pocket-lint

What's going to be the next big thing after the Internet of Things? It might be a massive trend right now, but once the standards have been cracked …

Remote Debugging with QEMU and IDA Pro

It's often the case, when analyzing an embedded device's firmware, that static analysis isn't enough. You need to actually execute a binary you're …

Google Publishes Its ‘Physical Web’ Standard for the IoT

Google has unveiled the code for its open source Physical Web standard, an attempt to provide an easier way to communicate with public connected devices like vending machines, posters and bus stops.<p>The Internet of Things is making objects around us smarter, but we don’t have a standard way of …

Medium launches a tool to help you build beautiful charts in seconds

Medium has today unveiled a handy tool called Charted for making beautiful charts in a few seconds.<p>The company says that Charted was built as an internal tool by the Product Science team at Medium to help “analyze data and communicate our findings with the team.”<p>It’s as simple as giving Charted a …

Google Play Music Now Has an Amazing Visualizer

I haven’t seen a cool music visualizer since Milkdrop landed all those years ago, but today Google’s dropped a surprise HTML5 visualizer for its music service.<p>If you’re a Google Play Music user, you’re able to get the new smokey visualizer by throwing on a song, then hovering over the album art and …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

Microsoft doubles your free OneDrive storage if you auto-upload pics

Microsoft has been rather generous with free OneDrive storage lately, and that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon. Now Redmond is bumping the previous <i>gratis</i> 15GB up by 100 percent, to 30GB. What's the catch? There isn't much of one, really. All Redmond says you have to do (regardless of if …

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

The Key To Creative Insight Can Be Simpler Than You Think

It’s called incubation in the research world, and it can work wonders.<p>Sometimes a creative breakthrough comes when we’re not doing anything creative at all. Maybe we’re taking a walk, or standing in the shower, or awakening from a nap. The mathematician Henri Poincaré may be king of what we …

Creativity

A company is marketing gun silencers by blowing drones out of the sky

Johnny Dronehunter, your moment is now<p>Poor Johnny Dronehunter. All this gun-toting, freedom-loving American wanted to do was cruise on down the Utah highway and listen to some rock 'n' roll at sunset. You know — America things. Then a bunch of sinister, privacy-destroying drones all but run him off …

How Well Can You Learn Photography Without Getting Up Off Your Butt?

Photography is a hobby that generally takes plenty of hands-on experience to nail down. Sure, the basics of photography, such as composition and the …

This Site Shows Who Is Hacking Whom Right Now — And The US Is Getting Hammered

U.S.-based computer security firm Norse has released a real-time animated map that illustrates ongoing cyberattacks around the world. Without a doubt, the U.S. is getting constantly hammered by hackers.<p>In just 45 minutes, the U.S. was the victim of 5,840 cyberattacks.<p>The Norse map does not …

Cybersecurity

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Photography

Functional Pinpress Shelving That Looks Like No Other

Storage furniture becomes more and more creative, it seems like a contest between the designers. But these shelves are so extremely unusual that I …

As Google AdSense Turns 10, An Upstart Wants To Own The Next Generation Of Web Ads

The year-old online advertising startup AdStage, though young, is taking online ads by storm. But founder Sahil Jain thinks he’s pinpointed Google’s weak spot.<p>This week, Google celebrated the milestone 10th birthday of AdSense, the self-serve version of its AdWords search-based Web advertising …

AdWords

Muzio’s beautiful iOS app makes it easier than ever to curate & share memories

This Pointer Answers The Age-Old Question, “Where The Hell Are My Keys?”

You’re late again (no judgment). But at least you’re finally on the move, making your way out. Phone? Check. Wallet? Present. Keys? Argh.<p>Even the most highly organized folks have it in them to come home after a long day and leave a trail of essentials everywhere and anywhere beyond the front door. …

Analog

Photo Series 'Cut Food' Documents Food Cross-Sections

It’s not that we dwell much on the subject, nor do we wonder much about this topic. However, while we are at it, how many of us has ever wondered how …

More Bike-robatics: BMX Virtuoso Tim Knoll Tears Up Parking Lots, Truck Depots & Other Miscellaneous Blacktops

This video has been making rounds for a hot minute now, but considering that it's a fitting follow-up to my post on the mad skills of Ines Brunn …

Design

GitHub Announces Octokit, The Official Way To Build Using The GitHub API

GitHub today announced Octokit, a new lineup of GitHub-maintained client libraries for the GitHub API.<p>Octokit comes in two flavors. It offers a kit for developing Ruby apps and another for Objective-C. The Ruby version is what the site describes as a simple wrapper for the GitHub API. The …

The 'Unorthodox' Way PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin Hired The Best Talent In Silicon Valley

At First Round Capital's CEO Summit, he revealed his hiring secrets.<p><b>Many of the people Levchin hired were friends of current employees.</b> "Peter [Thiel] sat me down and he made me write down every smart person I knew in college personally," Levchin told the audience. "It turned out to be a list of …

Silicon Valley

Pheed iPhone Craze Heads To Android

Pheed, a new social media platform aimed toward the younger generation, has just released a much-anticipated Android app, now available on Google Play.<p>The wildly popular social network, which launched in November last year and attracted millions of users and visitors since, is geared primarily …

Google Glass Is Half Full

Technocrats have been lining up in a virtual line by the thousands to get their hands on the first release of Google Glass. Google started shipping the much anticipated computing spectacles to developers, industry analysts and early technology adopters a few weeks back. But early feedback on the …

Thinglist: A Note-Taking App That Keeps Track of Your Every Wish

Apple's proprietary note-taking app is mediocre at best. You can make new notes, write things on them, and that's about it. So if you're one of those …

Meet Buck: Facebook's Android Build System Tool

Facebook is becoming a mobile company — or rather a “mobile best” one if you believe founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. It’s no secret that the company has had its hiccups when it comes to mobile applications, but in a new post on its engineering blog, Facebook reveals a build system that it uses to …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …