Tuomas Silverang

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The Power of a Monthly Poker Game

Just one way to stave off a midlife crisis.<p>I'm not here to talk about my marriage. Though not wanting to talk about my marriage is part of the reason we were in couples therapy in the first place. Let's just say I had drifted, in my early forties, from a midlife malaise—the graying temples, the …

This is the Jeff Bezos playbook for preventing Amazon’s demise

It’s Day 1 forever because Day 2 is death.<p>Once a year, in his letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos gives us all a glimpse into his business world view and management philosophy. This year’s version did not disappoint.<p>In it, Bezos explains how he thinks about preventing Amazon from slipping …

Watch Pearl Jam’s Humble Rock Hall Induction Speech

<i>A quarter of a century after they released their 13-times platinum debut,</i> Ten<i>, Pearl Jam remain one of rock’s biggest bands. They had sprung into the</i> …

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor

Most marketers focus on the wrong information, says bestselling author Clay Christensen.<p>Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Announcing The 2017 World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Amazon, Snap, Chobani, and others are changing the way we shop, eat, play, work, and live in 2017.<p>This year marks the 10th edition of our World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings …

Norway's Radical Military Experiment

Two years ago, 19-year-old Mari Gillebo reported for duty as a professional soldier in central Norway. Far from being a minority in her air defense …

‘He Has This Deep Fear That He Is Not a Legitimate President’

On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s biographers ponder his refusal to bend his ego to his new office.<p>In the days immediately after the election that shocked the world, POLITICO Magazine convened the group of people who know Donald J. Trump better than anyone outside his family. We asked his …

Donald Trump

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

How to Create Infographics Using PowerPoint or Keynote [Infographic]

Give your inner designer a chance to shine by creating your own infographics.<p>That's right: By using tools you likely already have, you can create …

Flat Design. History, Benefits and Practice.

Famous artist Edgar Degas once said: «Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.» In terms of graphic design, which could be also defined …

Bill Perry Is Terrified. Why Aren’t You?

How an 89-year-old cold warrior became America’s nuclear conscience.<p>At this naked moment in the American experiment, when many people perceive civilization on the verge of blowing up in some metaphorical sense, there is an elderly man in California hoping to seize your attention about another …

Cold War

Amazon Go means more than just job losses, it will restructure the economy

The ramifications for jobs are obvious, but Amazon Go also changes the relationships between business and employee, governments and citizens<p>Amazon has launched a real-world shop that allows customers to walk in, take what they want and walk out. No checkouts, no queues. As they explain in the FAQ …

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

Consciousness

Why (and How) HR Needs to Act More Like Marketing

At this point, we all know that company culture plays a pivotal role in companies hurtling into out digital transformations. This is particularly true for the marketing department, which is changing at such a break-neck pace that marketing success now depends heavily on support from HR to identify …

The 18 best TV shows right now, according to critics

This year, HBO leads the pack with 22 nominations. There's a tie for second place between ABC and Netflix, with each earning 14. And FX takes the third position with 12 nominations.<p>"In this golden age of peak TV, viewers have an embarrassment of riches to choose from every day and night," said Joey …

TV

How Half Of America Lost Its F**king Mind

I'm going to explain the Donald Trump phenomenon in three movies. And then some text.<p>There's this universal shorthand that epic adventure movies use …

Paramount Pictures

Pixar animators spent 5 years making this devastatingly beautiful short film in their spare time

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj’s brilliant short film has been racking up accolades on the festival circuit, and now you can watch …

21 Secrets Behind Viral Infographics

It’s no secret that infographic marketing works…<p>90% of information that’s transmitted to our brains is visual. So it’s not surprising that publishers …

Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up. | WIRED

Spiny grass and scraggly pines creep amid the arts-and-crafts buildings of the Asilomar Conference Grounds, 100 acres of dune where California's …

Ad of the Day: Dollar Shave Club Shamelessly Mocks Axe and Old Spice in Shower Gel Ads

Attention, men. If your body wash makes you feel like a muscle-bound rage monster, or a cologne-oozing nightclub sleaze, Dollar Shave Club wants you …

Infographic: How to get more email opens and clicks

Email etiquette is a hot topic.<p>Everyone has email pet peeves that drive them crazy (replying all, failing to address all parts of the message, etc.), …

Marketing

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

The 10 Most Important Business Books of All Time

Entrepreneurs who want to change the world should read the books that actually changed it.<p>In previous posts, I've provided the business books that every manager should read, the business books that every person should read before turning 30, and the books that billionaires don't want you to …

Google just unveiled new tools to fight harassment online

A new piece from Wired's Andy Greenberg describes the technology, which was created by Google subsidiary Jigsaw. Jigsaw was previously Google's think-tank division and was spun out in February to focus on projects that use technology to solve geopolitical problems.<p>Called Conversation AI, Jigsaw's …

Geopolitics

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative commits to investing $3 billion to cure diseases

An effort to cure all diseases within the lifetime of their daughter<p>The philanthropic initiative founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will spend $3 billion over the next decade in an effort to cure and manage all human diseases. The Chan Zuckerberg's latest …

Playing through This Is The Police made me think about morality, bigotry and oppression more than any other video game

Following the release of This Is The Police, developer Weappy penned an open letter to its players, stating that the game isn’t political, but human. Having played and digested the game for a good 30+ hours, I understand what they meant regarding the content of the game. But I disagree. I think …

Comic Books

These Are the 10 Albums You'll Want to Hear This Fall

Our guide to upcoming releases.<p>To expect more fire releases from 2016 feels pretty greedy considering the first half of this year. David Bowie, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, Radiohead, Chance the Rapper—they've all released some of the biggest albums of the decade within the past few months. …

AC/DC Has Improbably Become the Most Poignant Story in Rock

Over its 43-year career, AC/DC has been called intentionally lowbrow, basic, repetitive, misogynist, Satanic, just plain bad. And you’d have to be a …

AC/DC