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Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

Nachos with All the Fixings

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Layering the chips and fillings is key for an optimal cheese-to-crunch ratio.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 9-ounce bags tortilla chips<p>Beer-Braised Carnitas (click recipe)<p>2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed<p>1 large white …

The Humble Origins of Barcelona and Real Madrid's Clasico Superstars

On Saturday at the Santiago Bernabeu, arguably—inarguably?—the two biggest clubs in the world will go head to head, with seemingly more individual stars on display than ever before.<p>Luis Suarez could well make his Barcelona debut, while James Rodriguez's summer arrival at Real Madrid ensured the …

4 Countries Where Expats Can Live For Cheap

Many people catch the travel bug — but few can afford to move abroad.<p>Expat Insider recently released the results of its annual InterNations survey, which looks at factors that motivate expats to move to certain parts of the world, including personal finance.<p>Overall, Ecuador emerged as the winner, …

Retirement

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

This Guy Arrived In The US With $26, Sold A Startup For Half A Billion, And Is Working On Another Cool Company

He arrived in the U.S. from Communist Romania in the early 1990s speaking no English, with $26 in his pocket. He lived in a youth hostel and drove a limo for a living.<p>Today, he's working on his fourth successful startup, having sold all of his previous ones, including his third one, OutlookSoft, to …

Startups

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• Small Business Ideas<br>• Top 15 Venture Capital Deals<br>• Small Business Investors<br>• Sample Business Plans<br>• Angel Investors<br>• How to Start a Small Business<br>• Crowdfunding …

Introducing Structure Connect, the evolution of Gigaom’s mobile conference

This year will be our seventh year putting on a conference about mobile computing, but as we discovered this past year, the pulse of our industry has …

Why We Love Narcissists

Have you ever wondered why selfish, arrogant, and entitled individuals are so charming? These narcissistic people have parasitic effects on society. When in charge of companies they commit fraud, demoralize employees, and devalue stock. When in charge of countries they increase poverty, violence, …

Programming challenges and Developer jobs

HackerEarth has been a great place to find competitions that interest me. It's great to have somewhere to practice these skills that companies are …

Community

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

Steven Spielberg tops our list of entertainment's top-earning men; he earned $100 million between June 2012 and June 2013 http://bit.ly/184j56J

The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

A world traveler who speaks ten languages, British linguist Richard Lewis decided he was qualified to plot the world's cultures on a chart.<p>He did so while acknowledging the dangers of stereotypes.<p>"Determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising …

Wall Street

The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition

A few years ago, Gene Robinson, of Urbana, Illinois, asked some associates in southern Mexico to help him kidnap some 1,000 newborns. For their …

Psychology

Billionaire's Failed Education Experiment Proves There's No Shortcut To Success

Frustrated that Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs “were not on focused on breakthrough technologies that will take civilization to the next level”, Peter Thiel announced the Thiel Fellowship in September 2010. He paid children $100,000 not to complete their college education. His plan was to have them …

Submitting a résumé written in Klingon language from Star Trek, or trying to pass your video gaming accomplishments as leadership experience probably won't land you the job–but it will, however, grab the potential employer's attention. The most outlandish resume mistakes of 2013: http://bit.ly/1bc09YK

Shake could be big news for entrepreneurs--users can source documents, review and sign via iPhone. It's legal without the lawyers. http://bit.ly/1g7Ia3p

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide To Being A Man

Stop talking about where you went to college.<p>Always carry cash. Keep some in your front pocket.<p>Rebel from business casual. Burn your khakis and wear …

How Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, And Maria Popova Got More Creative

To be more creative yourself, listen to lessons from the masters.<p>“We learn, from the time we’re little, the process of the scientific method–how to discover things–but we don’t teach the parallel art of how to invent things,” Stanford innovation scholar Tina Seelig told us, “That’s one of the …

Through the Valleys of New Zealand in a Chopper

Daily Photo – Over the Top<p>I’ve taken a few different helicopter rides, but this one below was with Choppy from Over the Top. She’s a super-cool lady …

What are Maxwell's Equations?

How a Scottish physicist formulated the equations that showed us how to electrify the world<p>Maxwell's Equations first appeared in "A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, in 1865. These are the equations of light, the mathematical …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …