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 it
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. The
Medium has today unveiled a handy tool called Charted for making beautiful charts in a few seconds. The company says that Charted was built as an internal tool by the Product Science team at Medium to
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. If you’re a Google Play Music user, you’re
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. Courses include
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 gratis 15GB up by 100 percent, to 30GB. What's
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
It’s called incubation in the research world, and it can work wonders. Sometimes a creative breakthrough comes when we’re not doing anything creative at all. Maybe we’re taking a walk, or standing in shower,
Johnny Dronehunter, your moment is now 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.
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.
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. This week, Google celebrated the milestone
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. Even the most highly organized folks have it in them to come home
GitHub today announced Octokit, a new lineup of GitHub-maintained client libraries for the GitHub API. Octokit comes in two flavors. It offers a kit for developing Ruby apps and another for Objective-C.
At First Round Capital's CEO Summit, he revealed his hiring secrets. Many of the people Levchin hired were friends of current employees. "Peter [Thiel] sat me down and he made me write down every smart
To be a successful startup company, you don’t always need to enter the biggest, sexiest industry you can find. Some of the most interesting startups these days are finding ways to disrupt what is old,
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,
Pheed, a new social media platform aimed toward the younger generation, has just released a much-anticipated Android app, now available on Google Play. The wildly popular social network, which launched
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,