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The Science Of Great Ideas–How to Train Your Creative Brain

Creativity is a mystery right? Maybe not. Here’s a look at the science of the creative process and how to harness your brain’s power to come up with more great ideas.<p>Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do.<p>I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect …

Why Hustling Helps People To Become Insanely Successful

Take a page from Twitter investor Chris Sacca to take your career to the next level–put your nose to the grindstone, hustle, schlep, slog, and invent a consultancy.<p>Super lucky people get so frustratingly fortunate by finding ways to expose themselves to positive chance.<p>Such is the story of Chris …

A Camera Lens and a Smartphone Hook Up. Hilarity Ensues.

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: That seems to be Sony’s motto with its newest digital-imaging product, a camera that looks like a lens and …

Mobile Photography

We’re on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Credit: Google's new deep learning architectures<p>Google (s goog) silently did something revolutionary on Thursday. It open …

Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

<i>“Writing is a little door,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. <i>“Some fantasies, like big pieces of furniture, won’t come through.”</i> <b>Sigmund Freud</b> (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) — a key figure in the making of consumer culture, deft architect of his own myth, modern plaything — set out to peek through …

Nokia said to hold event in NYC on September 26-27

Nokia may be gearing up for another event at the end of September, says Windows Phone Central. What will be on the agenda?<p>Nokia will hold a two-day event in New York on September 26 and 27, according to the folks at Windows Phone Central. No details were spilled as to the nature or topic of the …

The DIY Dry Erase Workspace

Coat your desk with whiteboard paint and you'll always have a place to jot down quick notes, plan your workweek, or doodle.<p>That's what software …

DIY

HomeDine, The Airbnb For Home-Cooked Meals, Has Launched An iPhone App

HomeDine is all about getting more people cooking — and eating — home-cooked meals, with a peer-to-peer marketplace that connects people who like throwing dinner parties with those who like to attend them. To make those events even easier to find and create, HomeDine has rolled out a new iPhone app …

'eBay Exact' App Allows Users to Customize and Print 3D Items

eBay has launched a new app that allows users to order and customize a number of printed objects from companies like MakerBot, Sculpteo, and Hot Pop Factory. Items available from <i>eBay Exact</i> range from jewelry to personalized figurines to iPhone cases.<p>- Bring your style to life. Choose from a variety …

Umano App Reads the News To You With Help From Voice Actors

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

8 Best Apps for Team Collaboration

As more and more apps utilize the cloud's file-storing and -sharing capabilities, remote team collaboration becomes even easier.<p>There are hundred of …

Bench's Beautiful Bookkeeping Service Lets You Snap Daily Expenses

For small businesses and self-employed professionals, keeping an accurate financial record of day-to-day expenses can feel laborious, confusing or downright tedious. Bench wants to make the entire bookkeeping process simple with a new service that blends expert human advisors, a simple mobile …

Uber Ice Cream delivering tomorrow, one day only

As announced on the company blog, popular transportation app Uber will have ice cream trucks available from 11-5 in 33 cities tomorrow.<p>If you are lucky enough to live in one of the cities, you can pop open the app tomorrow and slide to the “Ice Cream” option. The ice cream isn’t cheap – around $4-5 …

10 Steps to Building a Top-Selling App

Chad Mureta was in a car accident two years ago. During a lengthy recovery in the hospital, a friend gave him an article about the app market. …

Report: Cyber Attacks On Stock Exchanges Put Markets At Risk

The prevalence of attacks along with the interconnected nature of the markets creates the potential for widespread impact, said the joint staff working paper by the International Organization of Securities Commissions' (IOSCO) research department and the World Federation of Exchanges Office.<p>"There …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Drew Houston And Bryan Schreier On Dropbox’s Future As An Enterprise And Consumer Company

Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston and Sequoia Capital partner Bryan Schreier joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for a special three-part series on how Houston and Schreier work together on recruiting, growing as a CEO, and building the company.<p>The first part of this series was focused on …

China's ZTE Moves Toward High-End Smartphones

In spite of posting a loss last year, ZTE Corp. is seeking to reposition itself within the highly competitive smartphone field with pricier 4G (LTE) devices to boost its profitability.<p>According to Lv Qianhao, global marketing director of ZTE’s handset division, the world’s fifth-largest smartphone …

World Bank cuts growth forecasts

The World Bank cut its forecasts for this year, citing a deeper than expected recession in Europe and a slowdown in China and India.<p>Renewing fears …

Argos and Homebase growing for the first time in five years

Home Retail Group says its two retail chains Argos and Homebase are both growing for the first time in more than five years.<p>The company said that like-for-like sales rose 1.9pc for Argos in the 13 weeks to June 1 while Homebase sales rose 1.4pc.<p>Terry Duddy hailed the results as a “good performance” …