Melissa Maw

17 Flips | 6 Magazines | 14 Likes | 1 Follower | @melcmaw | Keep up with Melissa Maw on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Melissa Maw”

Icona Pop Says They Were Thinking of Tupac When They Recorded “Girlfriend”

It’s no secret that Tupac’s impact stretches far across the globe. His influence not only touches kids from the inner city but from all walks of …

When Perfect Isn’t Perfect or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blur

Quite a few years ago I took a solo trip down to Key West, FL. It was the first time I had gone on a vacation by myself, and since I was free of the …

New Music: The Bullitts Feat. Jay Electronica “Murder Death Kill”

Jay Electronica’s solo output may have waned since the days of “Exhibit C” (still holding out for that <i>Act II</i> album?), but he stays busy with The …

Action Bronson: The 10 NYC Rap Albums Every Man Should Listen To

<b>Action Bronson is a big guy,</b> and it looks like he's about to blow up. The 29-year-old Queens native — whose new EP, <i>SAAAB Stories</i> (with three As), is out this week — has been heating things up over the last two years, earning gushing accolades from <i>The New York Times</i> and Pitchfork. Born Ariyan …

A Chair That Shields You From Snooping Coworkers

In the race toward a more progressive office floor plan, designers have created communal tables, desks you reserve in advance, and modular desks designed to spur collaboration around the clock. All try to be flexible alternatives to the traditional desk-and-conference-room model, but when it comes …

22 Great Pictures of People Feeding Pigeons

Like skyscrapers and taxis, pigeons are so common in cities that you might naturally begin to ignore them after a while. That is, until you start …

Out With the Old, In With the New: Photos that Show the Modernization of China

Photographer Christopher Domakis has photographed both sides of the urban coin in China. Through two unrelated photo series, <i>Hutong</i> and <i>Microcosm</i>, he …

Connected Sofa is the Perfect Space to Work From Home

Working from home isn’t nearly the oddity it was just a few years ago. Today, people around the world work from home from full-time to one or two …

42 Amazing Tropical Bathroom Décor Ideas

A tropical bathroom provides a spa-like experience and to create such an interior in your bathroom you needn’t much. If you can’t make an outdoor …

Post Ratio Landing Page

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Among Layoff Reports, An IBM Executive Explains How Big Data Can Be Used To Manage A Workforce

So we listened with interest to IBMer Brenda Dietrich talk about a big data project that IBM uses internally to size its workforce.<p>Dietrich is an IBM Fellow and VP, CTO and Strategist for the Business Analytics unit at IBM. She was speaking on a panel about big data tech at Bloomberg's Next Big …

Tech companies changing face of education

From textbooks to tablets, some innovative thinkers are unlocking new and powerful ways to teach kids, changing the way we look at our education system. NBC’s Craig Melvin reports.

Exclusive: Meet the first startups in Kaplan’s TechStars-powered ed tech accelerator

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The power of TechStars is being put to the test by the demands of education. On Tuesday, the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered …

Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular …

Digg's Google Reader replacement beta opens on June 26th, friends and family get access on the 19th

Digg -- yes, <i>that</i> Digg -- has a replacement in the works for Google Reader, and it looks like it'll arrive just ahead of the final days of Google's RSS aggregation service. The service, which uses the same API as Reader, is planning a public beta starting on June 26th; a "friends and family" beta …

Chinese Supercomputer Is Now The World's Fastest - By A Lot

Every six months, the Top500 organization reveals its list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. And for the past few lists, there’s been a lot of movement. In June 2011, it was Japan’s “K” supercomputer. In June 2012, it was IBM‘s Sequoia. In November 2012, Cray took the lead with its Titan …