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Why Women Collaborate, Men Work Alone, And Everybody’s Angry

It’s a study of rare quality that can aggravate chauvinists and feminists equally.<p>But the work of Peter J. Kuhn and Marie-Claire Villeval for the National Bureau of Economic Research may be able to do just that.<p>In their new paper, “Are Women More Attracted to Cooperation Than Men?,” the economists …

Online Workspace Dispatch.io Becomes Dispatch.cc, Now Focused On Email-Based Collaboration

Dispatch, the NYC-based startup launched out of the TechCrunch NYC 2011 hackathon, is flipping its product on its head – it’s shifting from a project management tool with email features to become an email product with project management features. The change, explains the company founders, was …

The Future Of UX Design: Tiny, Humanizing Details

Designer Dan Saffer’s new book, Microinteractions, makes the case that design is in the details–the very small details that make systems friendlier.<p>Dan Saffer, like many designers, likes to quote Charles Eames. But unlike many designers, Saffer–Director of Interaction Design at Smart Design–wrote a …

WigWag Puts The Thing In The Internet of Things

The Internet is changing from a medium that moves bits from computer to computer to an Internet of things. Ordinary devices like lights and sensors …

Inspire Your Business With Elevatr

Looking for a way to make your business dreams become a reality? With Elevatr, you can capture your inspiration on the go and make your business …

Spinnakr calls for death of the data scientist in push to democratize analytics

Spinnaker founders Michael Mayernick and Adam Bonnifield<p>Adam Bonnifield and Michael Mayernick think Google Analytics is too complicated, the data …

Kickstarting: An iPhone App To Turn Windows From Clear To Opaque

Tap an icon. Instant privacy. Magic? Nope. Just the future of DIY home upgrades.<p>Blinds are a clumsy technology. And generally, they can’t offer privacy to your windows without cutting out light. So when your blinds are down, you might as well not have a window at all.<p>A startup named Sonte has a …

Open Sourcers Build 'Google Search for Big Data'

On the surface, Google's search engine is a simple thing. Type what you're looking for into that Google search box, and you get a list of relevant …

Dr. Pepper Raises A Can To The “One of Ones”

The ” /1″ campaign features lesser known achievers in a salute to the one in a billion.<p>There may be nearly 7 billion people on Earth, but with its /1 (slash one) campaign Dr. Pepper wants you to know that none are quite like you.<p>Meant to convey that every person is 1/1 (one of one), the work for …

National Championship

From Industry to Entrepreneurship: Lessons from Jay-Z and FieldLens

This might be a bit of a stretch, but I’m saying that the reason Doug Chambers and FieldLens are going to be successful is the same reason Jay-Z is …

Tracking: Drones At Home

Drones are coming to American airspace. Whether used in agribusiness to monitor farms, by landscape architects to design properties, by law enforcement, or by hobbyists, UAVs are everywhere. Here, a look at the latest developments in this growing industry.<p><b>9:05 a.m., 07/07/13</b><p>Customs and Border …

iPhone-Operated Digital Lock Makes House Keys a Thing of the Past

Kwikset's new Kevo door lock turns your iPhone into the simplest of digital keys. Just have your phone in your pocket or purse, tap the Kevo lock, …

Ford’s Latest Brand Content Initiative Is a Meta Web Series About Brand Content

“Escape My Life” is a branded web series that knows exactly what it is.<p>The best commercials are those that seem like anything but commercials. Movies? Sure. Sketch comedy? Great. Abstract expressionism? Perhaps–just as long as these ads aren’t, you know, ad-y. An exception to this rule, however, …

Morpholio 2.0: A Portfolio App With A Built-In Studio Crit

The Morpholio portfolio app relaunches with seven tools that promise to change the way you design.<p>Anyone who went to architecture or design school knows that studio is a mean but formative experience. We like to pretend we’re idea-shamans who work in a brilliant vacuum, but those so-called <i>Aha!</i> …

Surprising Ways to Create an Inspiring Workspace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like fashion or music, office design is influenced by trends. From drab cubicle farms and prestigious corner offices 1980s and 90s to today's open spaces and emphasis on collaboration, workplace design has evolved to incorporate …

The 15 Most Important Minutes Of The Work Week

Feedback is a powerful management tool. But it’s often misused. Here 15Five CEO David Hassell discusses why every employee should spend 15 minutes per week answering four short questions. Could the end of the annual review be near?<p>How often do you and your boss have a real conversation about your …