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Re-educating Rita - Education and policy

Special report<p>Education and policyRe-educating Rita<p>IN JULY 2011 Sebastian Thrun, who among other things is a professor at Stanford, posted a short …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Steps to Get More Income From Your Portfolio

These are still tough times for investment income seekers. Even though the Fed recently raised short-term interest rates—and has signaled more increases are coming—yields for bonds and money market funds remain low by historical standards.<p>So if you’re nearing retirement, how will you generate …

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs like Warren Buffett Would Give Their Younger Selves

Advice from these key players in the business world could help you get ahead.<p>Every successful CEO has hit plenty of bumps on the road to the top. …

Howard Schultz

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Code Cards: A game to learn How to Code

Code, in other words Coding is a term that we rarely use on ABDZ. Maybe because most of us are designers and designers shouldn't right? We beg to …

Freebie Alert: Download This 15-Page How-To Guide to Luminosity Masking for Great Landscape Photographs

If you’ve ever marveled at a spectacular landscape photograph and wondered how it was made, there’s a good chance the photographer employed a …

3 ETFs to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

If you want the growth power of stocks in your retirement portfolio, here are three smart ways to get it.<p>The stock market remains the best way to …

Meet the Female Street Artist Painting Larger-Than-Life Feminist Goddesses

Julieta XLF paints whimsical figures, often entwined with nature, that seem larger than life.<p>The moment you see a giant woman painted on a wall surrounded by nature, it might seem like you've jumped headfirst into a mythical world. But these are the works of Julia Silla, a.k.a. Julieta XLF. Her …

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How to shoot on iPhone - Photography

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

On Our Shelves

Explore Our Shelves<p>Not all books are good. Not all books are new. From which it follows that not all new books are good, and not all good books are …

Staff Picks, Staff Favorites and Reviews - Powell's Books

Phil Knight<p>Phil Knight chronicles his journey from selling shoes out of the trunk of his Plymouth to becoming one of the wealthiest people in the …

24 Great Vintage Cameras You Can Still Buy

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added additional info on film photography as well as two new cameras. Links and formatting have also been …

9 overrated classics and what you should read instead

I still have nightmares about trying to read "Moby Dick" for a college literature class. Seriously, that book is my great whale.<p>Despite many (many!) attempts to read it, I still haven't been able to get through it all. Consequently, I believe it is one of the most overrated classic books I have …

These 16 Cookbooks are the Most Impressive of 2016

<b>Our annual Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks started in 2009 with a hope and a dream that cookbook reviews could be better, smarter</b>—and with a lot of hard work from three very smart women: our co-founders Amanda and Merrill, and our compatriot Charlotte Druckman. We wanted to put books in the hands of …

Tracking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Q4 2016 Update

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A, BRK.B) US stock portfolio on a …

Shareholder Letters

<b>B</b><b>ERKSHIRE</b> <b>H</b><b>ATHAWAY</b> <b>INC.</b><p><b>SHAREHOLDER</b> <b>LETTERS</b><p>Many of the letters below are presented in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat® Reader® software on …

Cannabis Stock Index Grew 236% In 2016

Marijuana's ambiguous legal status appears to have little effect on cannabis investment euphoria.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Putting money into the marijuana industry has become one of the hot topics for stock market investors.<p>The internet abounds with …

Cannabis

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

18 Game-Changing Productivity Tools Smart Entrepreneurs Use

Want to Get More Work Done? Start Using These Productivity Tools Today.<p>Updated April 25, 2018<p>In the life of a busy entrepreneur, there's so much to …

Incredible Night Landscape Photography by Andre Brandt

<b>Andre Brandt</b> is a Finish Carpenter by trade and also a hobby photographer currently lives and works in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada. Andre shoots mainly …

12 Powerful Tactics That Will Help You Banish Self-Doubt

How to stop fearing and start doing.<p>Often, people stand between themselves and success.<p>In our work with large organizations and individuals, we've learned that the number one impediment to success is not lack of time, limited resources, or a difficult boss or team. It's you!<p>We doubt ourselves, fear …

Self-help

Typography: Noway Font + Icons Free Download

Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a …

Typography

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

Make a Tax-Free Move From a 401(k) to a Roth IRA

Here's what you need to know about how to properly make the switch.<p>Q<i>I made after-tax contributions to my 401(k). When I retire, can I roll that money</i> …

Retirement

5 Stocks For 17% Returns This Year (& Beyond)

A few weeks ago we discussed how you can make 12% annually, forever, from stocks. Now let’s apply those lessons to 2017, and highlight five that should do even better (17%+ returns) this year (and likely beyond).<p>Remember, projecting our returns from any given stock is simple. We simply add together …

7 Tech Stocks With Explosive Growth Potential

Tech giants Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) comprise 23% of all U.S. corporate holdings outside the …

Inside My Portfolio: What I Hold And Why

It is useful for readers to have a solid disclosure about the investing choices of the analysts they follow. Seeing the choices the analyst has …