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Startups Get an Unusual Message: Go Slow, Think Small

Etsy-backed business-education program counsels founders to focus on sustainability before growth<p>Startup founders often feel pressure to chase rapid growth at any cost. So it is notable that one new program urges them to think small.<p>In an era of startup accelerators, the Good Work Institute, a free …

Startups

This Super Sustainable House Can Be Built in One Day

A Dutch design firm has redefined living by creating a house that doesn't need a foundation, can be built in one day and is three times more …

How Entrepreneurs Pick a Target Market - Small Business Trends

As an entrepreneur, you haven’t got the time or money to pursue all customers in your market simultaneously. You need to pick a target market to go …

Small Business

The F* Word Asian Entrepreneurs Need & Why No One Likes Saying It

If someone quits the firm in Silicon Valley to start a company that ultimately crashes, it’s more than OK to go back to the old firm. Supervisors will celebrate the attempt as an educational rite of passage even if it failed. Why do Americans, especially in the Silicon Valley, tolerate failure in …

How Your Startup's Org Chart Changes Your Product

In 1967, Harvard Business Review rejected a paper submitted by Mel Conway. A year later, Conway’s thesis would eventually be dubbed Conway’s Law. …

Lessons From Asia's Under 30 Travel Startups

Globally, the travel and tourism industry is being shaken by the impact of technology, rapidly changing consumer markets and the emergence of new business models.<p>One of the fastest-growing industries in the world with 1.2 billion customers last year (source: UN World Tourism Organization), …

Modern Sculptural Fish Tanks

Misawa Design Institute, a Japanese studio, imagined a collection of amazing fish tanks, modern, architectural and sculptural at once. Entitled</i> …

Legendary Designer Seymour Chwast On Failure, Egos, And The Value Of Self-Promotion

Chwast, who founded the studio Push Pin with Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel, has a new book on Kickstarter.<p>One of the most influential graphic designers and illustrators of the 20th century, Seymour Chwast founded the collaborative studio Push Pin in 1954 with Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel. …

Finding Product Market Fit

There’s a fine line between the “reality distortion field” founders create and just being a bit delusional. During our first year and half as a …

Stop messing up your SEO and do these things instead

The days of using underhand tactics like hidden text and keyword stuffed title tags to influence search rankings may be rapidly retreating into the mists of time, but as much as search engine optimisation (SEO) is coming to reflect time-honoured good marketing practices, there is still a …

For Designers: Psychology Principles To Apply To Your Work

<b>Knowing the basics</b> of psychology can come in handy for designers, and having a good knowledge of what makes a person respond to certain designs can …

Beautiful, Vibrant Animal Logos Based On The Golden Ratio

Here’s a gorgeous collection of animal logos by Tom Anders Watkins, a half Finnish, half English, self-taught designer from Lincoln, UK. The …

Houston's Emory House is a spatially-efficient marvel on a tight lot

The sustainable Emory House is a cozy home for a young family in Texas. In designing the house, Houston-based studioMET Architects focused on design …

Living Rooms

29 of the Best Pay Per Click Tools to Boost Your Campaigns - Small Business Trends

Since the dawn of mankind we have been inventing tools to help us survive and overcome challenges. Even monkeys use tools to make their lives …

AdWords

18 Entrepreneurs Who Bootstrapped Their Startup from Nothing

Think you can’t start a successful business without huge rounds of funding? Think again.<p>There have been plenty of hugely successful entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

Best HDR Software?

Author Topic: Best HDR Software? (Read 69549 times)<p>« <b>Reply #45 on:</b> February 03, 2014, 12:13:48 PM »<p>So would it be a choice between LR 5 and the NIK …

Build a 6-figure career with this JavaScript and jQuery Bundle

Behind the Web that you see, there are gears turning and keeping everything running. One of the most important of these is JavaScript, and you can learn the language with the JavaScript and jQuery Front-End Developer Bundle, on sale now!<p>Over the course of 24 hours of in-depth courses, you’ll learn …

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

Here’s What Happens When You Unleash A Bunch Of Designers On An Island And Tell Them To Build Their Dream Campsite

Armed with a few supplies, two weeks time, and a wealth of ideas, 18 designers descended on the Swedish island of Gotland and built their dream campsite. Hailing from all across Europe and practicing an array of disciplines—from product design to biology and mathematics—the group riffed on the …

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JPEG Compression Test: Google Photos vs. JPEGmini

In this article I will take a look at Google Photos’ new photo compression performance. I’ve been using a program called JPEGmini for a couple years …

Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own

Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own, the inventor and entrepreneur said in an interview on Beijing Television.<p>The school is called Ad Astra — which means “To the stars” — and is small and relatively secretive. It doesn’t have its own website or a social media …

Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Alton Brown

<i>Editor's note: A version of this story was originally published in May 2012.</i><p>If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.<p>"Flame does nasty things to food," food historian and science guy Alton Brown tells NPR's Scott Simon.<p>"[Flame] makes soot, …

Could electric biorocks save coral reefs?

In Indonesia, ecologists have created ‘biological rocks’ on the ocean floor using an ingeniously simple technology. Katie Silver investigates.<p>Just metres off the beach, beneath the clear water, is a giant motorbike, sitting atop a big steel structure in the shape of a speedbump. It is covered in …

Developing Countries

Philippines’ Kickstart to support high-growth startups using fresh $50M funds

Philippine telecommunications giant Globe Telecom announced today it is injecting up to US$50 million into its incubator arm Kickstart Ventures, …

Swirl Is the Most Beautiful Sink Faucet

Categorize this design concept in the realm of “unnecessary, but we want it”. Royal College of Art student Simin Qiu’s Swirl concept was awarded a …

Articles about green house japan sets stage family time on Dwell.com - Dwell

This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.<p>In Galileo’s day, men counted their pulses to tell time.<p>Wundrwatch aims to reinvent the concept of traditional timepieces and encourage the user to see time in a completely new light.<p>…

A New House in Seattle Made From Retired Materials

Seattle-based design/build firm Dwell Development LLC partnered with architect Julian Weber to realize this net-zero house in Seattle’s Columbia City …