tom carter

20 Flips | 2 Magazines | 54 Likes | 8 Following | @tomcarter199 | Keep up with tom carter on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “tom carter”

5 ways Surface Dock makes your Surface even more awesome

For those of you Surface fans out there who love to use your Surface in airport lobbies, cafés and anywhere in between, you know how great Surface is …

Gear & Gadgets

Mercedes-Benz home battery systems pricing is now public

As more information about home battery products emerges, the differences among the major manufacturers are being revealed. Daimler’s ACCUmotive …

Beyond Gorgeous Video Shows the Making of a Damascus Steel Sword

Turn it up to 8K if you can (you can’t), because this truly awesome video of master bladesmith Tony Swatton working on a Roman Gladius Sword made …

Where Ideas Actually Come From

A thunderbolt of inspiration? Try again. One entrepreneur describes the long slog that led to his big idea.<p>There’s a popular notion in tech lore of the lone genius who’s struck by a lightning bolt of inspiration and out pops a brilliant product idea, fully formed and crystal clear. Sure, that might …

40 Funny Posters About Graphic Designers

<i>Posters can be an incredibly fun and colorful way to brighten up the spaces around you – whether they be in your office or at home.</i>They can provide …

Graphic Design

User Experience Design — Best sources to learn UX

<i>Sites, courses, UX Degrees and books</i><p><i>This list about User Experience is often updated! We add newest sources on top of the list.</i><p>Demand for UX …

Stages of a web design project in Dreamweaver

Learn about the key stages in a web project including planning your content, wireframing your design, creating web pages, and publishing your site.<p>1. …

How Playing the Long Game Made Elizabeth Holmes a Billionaire

Inside the 31-year-old's fight to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and grow it by another $125 billion.<p>You'd have to look really hard not to see Steve Jobs in Elizabeth Holmes. Both Holmes and Jobs were loners as kids. As a teenager, Jobs discovered Plato; Holmes favored Roman emperor-philosopher …

How to Cross the Chasm from Idea to Product

UX Designers must not only create concepts and designs; they must also make the process of creation transparent and communicate the basics of UX …

UX Design

Why You Only Need to Test with 5 Users

<b>Summary:</b> Elaborate usability tests are a waste of resources. The best results come from testing no more than 5 users and running as many small tests …

UX Design

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Psychology

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

The Brain

4 Unbelievable Things You Didn’t Know about Rolex

Whether you’re a watch enthusiast or you’re just a curious watch wearer, here’s a few interesting facts about Rolex:<p><b>Rolex started in London, not</b> …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Creating an IKEA Alternative in America

We talk to furniture startup Greycork about the extensive cost-saving measures behind its minimalist sofa.<p>Yes, I admit it: I have IKEA furniture. …

3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

I have worked with some of Silicon Valley's best entrepreneurs and unfortunately some dismal ones too. Because we are all part of the Software Revolution, the Valley attracts the world's most ambitious and gives everyone a chance to build something great. So what determines if you will build what …

Entrepreneurship

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Use the Bartender's Golden Ratio to Master Dozens of Drinks

In the course of a busy shift, a craft bartender may make drinks from 40 to 50 different recipes. To be efficient, some bartenders may have dozens—if …