Brian Burriss

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How to Make the Bixby Button Launch Something Else on Your Samsung Phone

I love my Note 8. It’s fast, has a beautiful display, and it takes better pictures than any smartphone I’ve ever had. I hate the Bixby button.<p>I’ve …

Bixby

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

5 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand

The days of people creating a resume and looking for a job may soon be gone. People want to get to know you.<p>There are so many examples of folks who have helped build their careers on the back of their personal brand, like Gary Vaynerchuk.<p>Personal branding is something everyone is paying more …

personalbrand

Feeling stuck in life? How to take your life from stuck to awesome

It sucks to feel stuck.<p>You’re in a rut, and you can’t get unstuck.<p>You’re convinced that something must change, whether in your work or personal life. …

Motivation

How To Elevate Yourself When Your Job Search And Life Are Dragging You Down

When you are interviewing, it is easy to become discouraged and feel defeated and dejected. It’s not just you; everyone experiences rejection in the process.<p>Here are some motivational thoughts to keep you positive and energized when your job search<i>—</i>and life for that matter<i>—</i>is looking bleak and …

Employment

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

Your Résumé Has Only 5 Seconds To Grab Someone's Attention -- Here Is What You Should Do Now

I’d like to offer you some counterintuitive advice: don’t spend too much time worrying or stressing out over your résumé. Yes, I know everyone else tells you to spend an inordinate amount of time writing, rewriting, correcting, asking people to proofread it and offer their comments and advice to …

Employment

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Recipes

5 Tricks to Simplify Your Lightroom Workflow and Begin Editing Photos with Ease (VIDEO)

If you’re new to Lightroom, and feel somewhat bewildered by the myriad of options available, take a deep breathe, watch this quick tutorial, and …

Tutorials

These key psychological differences can determine whether you're liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are highly divided.<p>When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.<p>Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say poor …

Political Science

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

Networking

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

How To Make A Billion, Well, Maybe Just $100 Million, Sitting In Your Armchair

“Within a tempo, every beat has its own physiognomy” – <i>Arturo Toscanini</i><p>If you confiscated all my dough but $10,000, I’d make my comeback. Gimme a desk, phone and legal-sized yellow pad with lines.<p>“Living well is the best revenge.” There’s the comparable “I’ll never be able to spend all my money.” …

Become a kickass photographer with these easy-to-learn tricks

Shooting great photos can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be reserved for the Insta-famous Gray Malins of the world. You too could learn to take …

How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

Starting a blog isn't hard. Generating traffic and making a profit is.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever thought about launching your own blog? Ever wondered what it takes, not only to start up that blog, but also to successfully build it over time to make …

Marketing

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Photoshop Trick: Learn How to Expand Dynamic Range and Make Your Photographs POP! (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple but powerful Photoshop tutorial demonstrating how to rehabilitate flat and boring images with a few tips and tricks for expanding …

Tutorials

IoT In The USA: 3,000 Companies, $125B In Funding, $613B In Valuation, 342,000 Employees

2,888 businesses building the Internet of Things employ 342,000 workers, have raised $125 billion in funding, and have created $613 billion in value.<p>95 of them are now unicorns: billion-dollar startups.<p>Spoke Intelligence and ReadWrite, an IoT-focused publication and accelerator, just released their …

Internet of Things

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

How To Retire Comfortably On Just $500,000

Most financial advisor hacks are dead wrong. You CAN comfortably retire on a modest $500,000 investment portfolio.<p>Of course you’ve heard the warnings …

The Best Enterprise Software Startups To Work For In 2016, Based On Crunchbase & Glassdoor

• Employees are most recommending aPriori Technologies, Gainsight, Kaminario, Tanium, nCino, Taulia, Okta, Revinate, Zenoss and Elementum to their friends interested in joining an enterprise software.<br>• 39% of the top 100 enterprise startups are in the Bay Area, 12% are in the Boston and 7% in New York …

5 reasons why your Wi-Fi is slow (and how to fix it)

For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections. Frustration quickly sets in when pages won’t load, videos buffer, or email crawls to a halt. Here are five common problems and solutions to …

Find Purposeful Work With The Joy-Money-Flow Model

“Follow your passion” isn’t always the best advice, and that’s partly because it’s so limiting. Instead of looking for a single path to success, …

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in July 2016

Summer is here and that means full-blown days of binge-watching Netflix while the A/C keeps you from melting into a pool of sweat. This month, …

Entertainment

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

The Coolest Things You Can Do With Android's Hidden System UI Tuner

Google introduced a sweet hidden menu in Android Marshmallow called the System UI Tuner. It packs a ton of neat little tweaks like hiding status bar …

15 ways to stay focused all day, according to scientists

What was I doing again?<p>We've all had days where we can't seem to focus, asking that question too many times to count. For some of us, those days are …