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That glass is so hot right now
The process of making glass was already amazing. Take tiny grains of sand, melt them at staggering temperatures with other chemicals, then carefully cool it into a brand new solid, ready to be a vase, window, bottle, or bead. It's possible to make glass on your grill …Sculpture
Richard Branson, American Family Insurance, and the venture arm of a private homebuilder round out the new investors.
Jamie Siminoff, CEO of Ring, a maker of a video doorbell, is proof that a missed connection isn’t the worst thing that can happen to an entrepreneur.
Fourteen years ago he met Richard …Richard Branson
Guest author Amber Case is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and researcher who helps Fortune 500 companies design, build, and think through their roadmap for connected devices. She is the cofounder and former CEO of Geoloqi, a location-based software company acquired by Esri in 2012.
Tesla announced …Used Cars
Photo: Cockrell School of Engineering/University of Texas at AustinThe GPS navigation system in your mobile phone can get you to the airport or the …
When contracting for a new project, the two biggest questions to which clients want to know the answers are:
How much is it going to cost?
• When will it …
RICHMOND — The sprawling field hospital that springs up in rural southwest Virginia every summer has been called the largest health-care outreach operation of its kind.
This year, the event may have another first.
Unmanned aerial vehicles — drones — are supposed to deliver medicine to the Wise County …Medicine
SUMMARY – Chancellor George Osborne has just launched his latest Spending Review. He has failed to mention government-as-a-platform. Why?
The UK’s …
SUMMARY: Wearables in manufacturing will transform shop floor activities such as training, safety and transparency, writes Plex Systems’ Jason Prater.
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When something breaks, the first thought is usually some inappropriate words and then an encroaching anxiety of making time to call or Web chat with customer service. That is, unless there is a viable …
July 6, 2015We’ve only got so much mental bandwidth, and it seems like we’re always pushing that bandwidth to its limit: multitasking, moving at a …Heuristics
Force works if you are in a position of authority over someone and you are in a situation where flash decisions need to be made immediately. …
Galileo knew it. Every ancient culture that left traces of knowledge in their art knew it. Basic shapes compose the fundamental geometry of the …Geometry
This is the 8th in a series of 9 articles based on research findings from our e-commerce product list usability study.Both our qualitative and …Information Architecture
Digital technologies have shifted control into the hands of your customers. Your customers are now independent, active agents in everything, from …
“When an organization is a service organization—that is, their revenue and business model center on offering a service to their customers—the …
There's something about Tesla ...
In Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, Ashlee Vance's excellent, newly released biography of the Tesla Motors CEO, he writes that Musk's all-electric Model S Tesla sedan "slapped Detroit sober," despite the automobile industry tinkering …Tesla
Trust is pretty simple in concept, but extremely difficult to accomplish because we don’t think about what creates and earns trust. …
Architecture – The architecture of your solution must be reusable, extensible and modular.
Reusability – How reusable are the individual components of …
Your harshest critic is often yourself. You might not even realize it, especially as you go around administering fair attention and wise advice to …Psychology
June 22, 2015What is Mobilegeddon? It refers to Google’s latest search algorithm update, which rolled out at the end of Arpil with the promise to …Mobile Devices
Of the 7,100 languages on the planet, only 23 are spoken by more than 50 million people natively.
Most maps are structured according to the world's geopolitical borders, but there are other ways to map the globe. In his latest infographic, Spanish designer Alberto Lucas López creates a globe filled …Big Data
Every day we come across newer and smarter ways to alter our websites to make them perform better, offer users a smooth, trouble-free experience, and …Personalization
A solid idea
Concrete has been a go-to building material since Roman times. It’s durable, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. There’s just one problem: It has a tendency to crack.
There are a lot of different reasons that concrete cracks, but in general, it gets stressed either from the load …Concrete
Understand the market territory.
Do your homework on your competition and the disruptive forces that may be impacting your market. Look for places to …
Leading into Google I/O, one session caught everyone’s attention. Google ATAP — the company’s skunkworks division tasked with creating cool new things we’ll all actually use — teased their session with talk of a new wearable that would “literally” blow our socks off.
Project Soli is that wearable, …
As a chief marketing officer, your job description five years ago would hardly be recognizable today. And in the next few years, an entirely new list …
We’re surrounded by advertising from the moment we wake up: it’s on our coffee cups, on TV, and driving in front of us on the way home. But we can …Augmented Reality
Mike Curtis may not have the typical background of someone dedicated to vanquishing bureaucracy. AltaVista, AOL, Yahoo, Facebook — he’s a veteran of …