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There is something extraordinary happening in the world

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago I freed myself from standard-procedure society, I broke …

Overwhelmed by the Amount of Processes and Materials Involved in 3D Printing? Check Out This Helpful Chart

For those unfamiliar with 3D printing, the technology can seem a bit overwhelming. It can be hard to know where to start when trying to learn about …

A Large McDonald’s Fries Will Cost You This Much in Venezuela

McDonald’s is bringing back its French fries to Venezuela after a 10-month absence. And no thanks to the country’s skyrocketing inflation rates, a …

Reflections On Venezuela's "Economic Miracle"

Back in 2013, <i>Salon</i> took a quick break from criticizing a caricature of libertarianism to let <b>David Sirota write an embarrassing article praising</b> …

How a Latina with red hair and a Jewish last name challenges ideas about race

There's a whole series of web videos dedicated to stuff white people say to minorities.<p>Like asking someone of Asian decent where they're from. Like <i>really</i> from.<p>Joanna Hausmann takes this one step further. She's a white Latina American from Venezuela. Yeah, she gets plenty of questions about it.<p>"Even …

The startup lie

Have you ever been tempted by a lie? If you’re a regular reader of <i>Tech in Asia</i> or any other site like us, the answer is probably yes.The lie takes …

Startups

Researchers Show How Self-Control Can Drain Your Memory Banks

Stop trying so hard.<p>The human body has a finite amount of resources, and scientists are always discovering more about how these resources are shared, …

Innovative company sells simple product for five times the normal price

Companies all around the world are facing an epidemic: mass commoditization. Products and services are becoming commodities faster and faster and margins are disappearing just as quickly, putting great pressure on an organization's bottom line. This trend is not going to slow down; in fact, the …

Inside the life of a Wall Street intern: It's not very hard, but it's grueling

We've all heard horror stories about sleepless nights at the office and midday root-beer-float runs for senior bankers in the summer heat.<p>But what are things really like for this year's crop of summer investment-banking analysts?<p>One investment-banking intern at a bulge-bracket bank told us his days …

If You Want A Billion-Dollar Startup Idea, Take A Look At This Chart

Pinterest is the new Craigslist. That's what Kevin Ryan, a serial entrepreneur believes.<p>Ryan co-founded multiple startups, including Gilt Groupe, wedding site Zola, MongoDB and Business Insider.<p>He's eying new companies to start and turning to Pinterest for ideas. Ryan's statement that Pinterest is …

Startups

8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Committing To A Partner

By Bonnie Olson for YourTango<p><i>Before you make the big choice of a partner, take time to ask some very important questions.</i><p>"You must choose, but choose wisely. For as the true Grail will bring you life, the false Grail will take it from you." This ominous quote about choices is from the movie …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …