Pedro Marques

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Making things pay: Our objects will soon shop for us, securely

<i>This essay is part of a series written by speakers featuring at TNW Conference in New York on November 18. Discount tickets to the event are still available for purchase here.</i><p>After 20 years of living in the UK, I’m now moving to the US. What I find most daunting about this relocation is not the …

This Photoshop Tutorial Will Show You How To Soften Harsh Shadows In Black And White Portraits

We photographers all strive for the perfect light. It is normal to aim for perfection, however, the light that we usually imagine in our heads is …

Tutorials

Nike Finishes Last, The North Face Goes Global: The Top 5 Ads Of The Week

Samsung sends you to the Himalayas, Dove tackles imperfection, and a Danish travel brand wants you to make babies for your mom.<p>At first glance, there might not be a lot here to be happy about–finishing last in a marathon, getting nagged by your mom to have a grandkid already, being reminded how …

Apple has made ad-blocking mainstream, prompting fears in the $31.9bn mobile ad market. But those grappling with the problem say the user must come first

Digital Advertising

The ad industry may gripe about adblockers, but they broke the contract – not us

The latest version of Apple’s operating system for phones and tablets, iOS9, allows the installation of adblocking software that removes advertising, analytics and tracking within Apple’s Safari browser.<p>While Apple’s smartphone market share is only around 14 percent worldwide, this has prompted …

Apple growing its share of the mobile ad spend

Apple is increasing their share of the mobile advertising pie, and they’re not even trying.<p>The Cupertino-based behemoth is set to see its market share of the mobile advertising spend — which amounted to nearly $10 billion last year — increase by the end of 2014. In 2013, Apple’s mobile ad slice was …

First vehicles with Apple’s CarPlay hit the road as Ferrari delivers new FF to customers

Vehicles with Apple’s new CarPlay functionality are starting to hit the roads with Ferrari announcing today that it’s delivered its first batch of Ferrari FF models equipped with the new feature.<p><i>In Europe, they are bound for Germany, Great Britain, France and Switzerland while others have been</i> …

How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies

The evolution of products into intelligent, connected devices—which are increasingly embedded in broader systems—is radically reshaping companies and competition.<p>Smart thermostats control a growing array of home devices, transmitting data about their use back to manufacturers. Intelligent, …

Internet of Things

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8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

Smart Cities

How Managers Can See the Future More Clearly

Management is a lens. It’s the best way yet invented to focus the organization’s capital, human, and time resources toward the goals of the business. Many have observed that companies can have admirable goals; but, if poorly managed, success proves elusive.<p>Suppose the management lens was smeared, …

Don’t Base Business Partnerships on Personal Chemistry

When I hear that two CEOs are striking a deal in part because they get along well personally, I cringe. Of course, good personal rapport can help you see opportunities in working together and can get a complex deal done. And in long-term partnerships, it is essential to managing the inevitable …

Explaining Gender Differences at the Top

Even in societies and organizations that value gender equality and invest in initiatives to reach it, women are underrepresented in most senior-level leadership positions. They account for less than 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs, less than 15% of executive officers at those companies, less than 20% of …

The Key to Giving and Receiving Negative Feedback

Rich was a plant manager with a 10,000-person workforce producing a billion dollars of product per year. He was a pro at his craft and highly respected in his industry. I met with him and his team weekly as an organization development consultant for a couple of years. Someone from HR asked him to …

3 Ways to Incorporate Sustainability into Everyday Work

<i>NICHOLAS BLECHMAN FOR HBR</i><p>A look at global trends such as energy demand should remind leaders of businesses small and large that what we do every day matters. The key to solving the world’s pressing energy and environmental challenges is for organizations with the right expertise — like the one I …

What Generous People’s Brains Do Differently

Some people make giving look effortless. They’re the kind of people who bring donuts on Friday mornings and don’t think twice before helping overwhelmed colleagues, even if it means they end up working late (again). For these “givers,” taking one for the team comes <i>too</i> easily, and their needs often …

Why Apple’s New iPhone Upgrade Plan Is Driving Growth

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>You have to hand it to Apple. What other company incites such a frenzy when it releases an updated version of its product? The recent iPhone 6S release went as expected: winding lines of eager consumers at Apple stores and fevered media coverage. Apple announced over 13 million units were …

6 Ways to Tell Stories with Data Throughout the Customer Lifecycle

Data-driven storytelling is poised to be the next big trend in content marketing. Indeed, companies are already harnessing its power at every stage in the customer relationship lifecycle—from building up-front brand awareness to reminding customers of their success. Here’s how to use data at each …

The Essential Guide to Crafting a Work Email

You, like me, probably rattle off emails quickly, all day (and sometimes all night) long. And that means the people receiving your emails are doing exactly the same thing. Whether this is good or bad for us, generally speaking, is an open question. But until we all get better at dealing with email …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

The American Academy of Pediatrics is catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for …

Digital Age

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Hurricane Joaquin rolls towards New York with winds of 130 mph and rated as a Cat 3. Great. My book publishing class starts tomorrow so it's gonna turn into a hurricane party I can tell. @_tejucole, @robertclarkphoto and @michaelchristopherbrown will be showing my 15 students their new books along with BurnBooks producer @diegorlando. @kozyulka shown here this afternoon on my rooftop was a major character in my upcoming BeachGames book. So it's gonna be books, movies, popcorn and beer. Oh yes Mark Lubell Director of ICP who I interviewed this morning for BurnMagazine will also be a special guest. My old buddy @jmmitchem from Honduras war reporting days is also in town setting to produce a tv program on the Burn tribe. My OBX neighbor @obxhomepage is assisting as is @kayaleeberne my longtime producer .Nothing better than riding out a storm with your friends. #hurricane #rain #wind #fujifilm

Can't Stand Ads? 5 Blockers for iPhone and iPad Users

When iPhone and iPad users downloaded iOS 9 in September, they found a new category of app available: ad blockers.<p>Like the name suggests, these programs block the ads that sometimes appear when you're looking at a website in Apple's Safari mobile browser. For consumers who want an uncluttered …

Internet advertising does work — here are 9 of the most effective campaigns of this year to prove it

The average click-through-rate on display ads in the US is just 0.06%, according to Google. But many creative digital marketing campaigns do manage to break the mold.<p>To celebrate digital ad creativity and effectiveness, US trade body the Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its second annual …

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Best new apps of the week: Pixelmator for iPhone and Spark

Every week, our staff will handpick an app from the past two weeks that we believe is a must-have download for your iPhone or iPad. These apps will …

Apple’s rumored streaming TV service reportedly won’t be announced at WWDC

While Apple’s streaming music offering is apparently set to debut at WWDC, a new report from Re/code said the company’s rumored subscription TV …