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5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

The Top Colleges and Grad Schools To Study Game Design

One of the best schools in the world to study computer game design started out as a private company. DigiPen Institute of Technology, a for-profit school with 1,200 students in Redmond, WA, was founded in 1988 as a computer simulation and animation company based in Vancouver. As the company grew, …

College & University

Dubai's A Strange Place But It's The Middle East's Startup Hub

Dubai looks like what would happen if Donald Trump played Minecraft: ever more ridiculous towers bursting forth from the sand, steel and glass everywhere. At night, it feels like the city from ‘Bladerunner’ blessed with better weather.<p>What Dubai doesn’t feel like at first glance is a startup hub. …

Inside the schools that dare to break with traditional teaching

From Quest to Learn in New York to the Liger Learning Center in Cambodia, <b>Matthew Jenkin</b> explores schools that use innovative teaching methods and curriculums<p>On 21 October 2015, we will finally arrive at the point in time that Marty McFly travels to in the 1989 sci-fi sequel, Back to the Future II. …

Teaching

Gamification User Types and the 4 Keys 2 Fun - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

I am pretty excited about this one.<p>Gamification User Types<p>When I created my gamification User Types definitions, it was with a mind to help people …

24 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

Artists' Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Home / ArtArtists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects<p>By Alice Yoo on December 26, 2014<p>Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact …

How to go from $0 to $75,000/mo. without taking on an investor or hiring a single employee

In case you didn’t know, we (Talkroute) declined our acceptance into a well-known accelerator, and a lot of people thought we were stupid. Even after I published a ridiculously long blog post explaining why we said “no thanks,” the skeptics remained, well, skeptical.<p>But today, right here on …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

7 unbreakable laws of user interface design

Are you a web designer? If yes, then you are also a user interface designer, and in the near future, this role will become even more important for …

56 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for Pies, Cakes, Cookies & More

Go beyond just the typical pumpkin and apple pies.<p>No matter how stuffed your guests are after the main meal, everyone will make room for these stunning sweets. We've got 53 pies, cakes, cookies, and other curveball desserts that are easy and exciting.

How You Can Create the 'Perfect' Social Media Post (Infographic)

2 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all wish there were a magic formula we could follow to create Facebook posts that our fans love or tweets that spark retweets by the thousands.<p>Alas, there isn't.<p>Each social network operates a little differently, and each brand's fans have their …

Social Media

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

Enough About Abraham Lincoln’s Pants, What Can You Learn From Him?

The Lincoln Memorial is clean again. Order is restored. So today is the perfect day to reconsider the great man–and discover lessons from Lincoln that you can apply to your life and work every day.<p>Someone dirtied Honest Abe’s pants today.<p>If you missed it, early Friday morning, a group of vandals …

Leadership

Teach Yourself: Start A Project

I wrote this for High School Students, but it’s applicable to anyone. It’s an address to education and self-fulfillment.<p>More high school and college students should start projects. Projects are a means to bite-size, practical, and self-driven education. They help you navigate interests and learn …

How to turn an iPhone into a professional video camera

The Telegraph used an iPhone to film, edit and upload instant video reviews from Glastonbury festival. Chris Stone reviews the accessories he used to do it.<p>Mention filming on a smartphone in professional video circles and you'll generally be met with a barrage of derision. While camera phone design …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

20 Hot London Startups You Need to Watch

Most entrepreneurs assume they’ll have to move to Silicon Valley to make it big. Let’s face it, some regions are more abundant with investors, …

Just What Do They Teach You at Stanford, Anyway? Exclusive Excerpt of 'Crane for Creativity,' Julia Davids' E-Book on Her d.school Education

<i>Graduation is always an occasion for reflection, and even though Julia Davids is still six months away from completing her Bachelor of Science in</i> …

eBooks

When People Live Their Lives Online, the Concept of Sharing Changes, Says Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel

In yesterday’s world, we went about our offline lives and selected pictures of moments we wanted to share that projected how we wanted other people …

The iPhone Tab Bar

Over the last couple of years, the iPhone has greatly popularized the tab bar navigational model for mobile handsets. Apple has put together a design …

Poutsch Is An Opinion-Gathering Platform For Tracking What The World Thinks

Here’s a startup hoping to fill the gap left by the demise of Facebook Questions: French-Belgian startup Poutsch, now based in New York and exhibiting here at TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley, has built a platform for tracking opinion data by crowdsourcing market research, which is …

No. 1: Bill Gates

Net Worth: $67 billionBill Gates, the world's most generous person, has already given more than $28 billion, but said in his fifth annual letter for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that the total amount invested is less important than precise measures of impact, like child mortality rates. …

6 Important Things We Learned About Apple This Week

"This is why we do what we do." -- Steve Jobs<p>Often, it's good to be reminded of things that get lost in the Internet storms and just plain bad …

One Man, One Computer, 10 Million Students: How Khan Academy Is Reinventing Education

<b>The headquarters</b> of what has rapidly become the largest school in the world, at 10 million students strong, is stuffed into a few large communal rooms in a decaying 1960s office building hard by the commuter rail tracks in Mountain View, Calif. Despite the cramped, dowdy circumstances, youthful …

'Cyber Jedi' schools contest a new hope for Britain's IT empire to strike back

The job might sound a little nerdy and conjure unflattering images of geeky men who need to get out more. But the UK is now so short of experts in …

Designing Mobile Apps, Where to Start?

<b>Mobile Design</b> is an area of design that started to develop and evolve a couple of years ago. With the launch of the iPhone and the App Store in 2008, …