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Art Is Becoming a Financial Product, and Blockchain Is Making It Happen

LONDON — In recent years, there has been plenty of talk of the “financialization” of art. As prices soar to new levels and digital technology opens new markets, that talk is getting louder.<p>Last month in London, DACS, Britain’s leading artists’ rights management organization, unveiled “The Art …

Andy Warhol

Digital banking startup Revolut raises $250M at a valuation of $1.7B

Revolut, the London-based fintech that offers a digital banking account and sprawling set of other financial services, is disclosing that it has raised a whopping $250 million in Series C funding, less than three years since launching.<p>The new round, which gives the company a $1.7 billion post-money …

The Most Valuable Photography Tips Ever - Results of a Social Media Survey

I recently asked the following question on social media: “What was the most valuable photography tip you ever received?” Needless to say, I received …

Top 10 Rules of Travel Photography

Photography is not about the camera. It’s not even about the beautiful images we create. It is about telling powerful stories. Photography is a tool …

The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography

Travel photography is done best with light, sharp, prime lenses. See how I used the fisheye, the 50mm, and the 135mm on the Trans Siberian Railway.

Travel Photography

Choosing your next Sony Alpha APS-C E-Mount Lens

Apple Details Revolutionary New iPhone Camera

If this recent patent filed by Apple is anything to go by, future iPhones and similar devices could contain cameras unlike any before seen on a smartphone, including technologies as radical as multiple zooming lens elements, wobbling mirrors and even a built in periscope.<p>Picked up recently by the …

Setting goals doesn’t help us or our children

I know – or have heard of – families who organise their lives along corporate, bordering on military, lines. They have timetables, structures, house rules; all designed, presumably, to give them the illusion of control. Most signally, and disturbingly, they have imposed or mutually agreed “goals” …

The Inflexion Point for the IT Service Industry (Long)

3 January 2015<p><i>This is a long post. It’s meant as weekend reading, and I would love to hear your thoughts: deepakshenoy at capitalmind.in or comment</i> …

Service Industry

How not to be ignorant about the world | Hans and Ola Rosling

Jeremy Heimans: What new power looks like

An Almost Foolproof Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set

Step One: Stop focusing on the actual goal.<p>I love setting goals.<p>Unfortunately, my goals don't always love me back.<p>I've tried using silence to accomplish a goal, and I've tried to sneak up on big goals, and although those strategies work, they're hardly foolproof.<p>Fortunately James Clear, an …