Jüri Pilviste

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Investors Fawning over Uber Should Recall AOL’s Stumbles

January 10 marks the 15th anniversary of the announcement of a merger that most observers agree was just about the worst in history: the fusing of the start-up AOL and the venerable Time Warner. This year also marks AOL’s 30th birthday as a company. Finally, it’s also the 30th anniversary of a …

I Think Climbing the Corporate Ladder Is Thrilling (and I'm Not Sorry)

I work for a large, bureaucratic organization. People write almost exclusively in the passive voice (“It was decided at the meeting that…”), there …

How To Pitch Your Boss On A Salary Increase

You could ask your boss for a raise right now, but if you launch that conversation without advance planning you’re likely to go down in flames.<p>“Sorry, I wish I could do something, but budgets are frozen until the end of the year.”<p>Every boss has that speech ready to go. They have to, in case …

Black Friday App Store sale guide: The best deals on iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps

If you’re looking for some great apps to spend those iTunes gift cards this holiday weekend (currently 20% off on 9to5Toys), below we’ve put together the best App Store apps discounted for Black Friday. Like our roundup yesterday of the best accessories for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, we’re only …

Estonian Startup Plumbr Raises $1M To Make Memory Leaks A Thing Of The Past

Chalk this up as another Estonian startup to watch. Founded in late 2011 off the back of a PhD research project, Plumbr has developed a memory optimising tool that it claims can predict and avoid software failures. It already boasts paying customers such as HBO, Dell, NATO, TeliaSonera, and …

45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

Population growth and climate change explained by Hans Rosling

11 DIY Dining Tables to Dine in Style

Many people’s lives revolve around food, entertaining, and sitting down to a wonderful nightly family dinner. So why should your dining table, the …

30 Places to Take a Seat

When it comes to your home, every surface you work on, sit on, and sleep on should reflect your style and provide comfort after a long day at work. Sometimes that perfect chair is even better than a cozy couch, especially when you can curl up in it with the latest copy of <i>The New Yorker</i> or <i>Vogue</i>, and …

Living Rooms

How Estonia became E-stonia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/education/977000/977962_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534487783_ce1c8edf6d5ec3e71e7be5c23a212731<p><b>In some countries, computer programming might be seen as the realm of the nerd.</b><p>But not in Estonia, where it is seen as fun, simple and cool.<p>This …

Screen use is bad for brain development, scientist claims

<b>Before my meeting with controversial neuroscientist and renowned social media cynic Susan Greenfield, I do two things - post a Facebook "check-in" from her base at Oxford University (which attracts five "likes" and a direct message), and mention her on Twitter.</b><p>I have a feeling I am exactly the kind …

Pictures: Solar Eclipse Creates Ring of Fire

Case Study: An Example of One Photographer's Workflow

If you like taking photographs like I do, either for the pleasure of it or for the living, you must have dozens and dozens of thousands of pictures …

7 stories to read this weekend

After a long hiatus, I am back with my curated list of recommended stories for the weekend. My travel schedule has made it difficult to do this …

Five road trips from airports worldwide

London, Paris, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Sydney: all great cities. But let's say you've just landed and want to get away from their urban sprawl as quickly as possible; get out into the surrounding region where you can explore towns and natural treasures at your own pace without hassles of traffic, …