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Get Started with Design Thinking

Design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. You can use it to inform your own teaching practice, or you can teach it to your …

26 Best Craft Beer Watering Holes in Singapore for Beer Geeks

If you’re like “Nah, I’m not a beer lover, craft beer wouldn’t be my thing.”… think again.<p>Craft beers can be very different from your usual …

Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese, Fried Chicken, and Other Breakfast Amazingness

Our 5 favorite breakfasts to dig into on Christmas morning. (After presents are opened, of course.)<p>Once the gifts have been torn open and the stockings unstuffed, it’s a glorious, indulgent breakfast—think cornmeal biscuits bathed in chorizo-studded gravy—that makes the day. Hey, Santa came and …

Breakfast

Lost In Translation: IoT Adoption In Southeast Asia In 2015

We spent a large part of the year in the cities of Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur speaking to local enterprises about this (too) broad and (too) overused term: the Internet of Things (IoT).<p>We discovered very quickly that, although IoT seems to be very much overly/wrongly used in the …

10 Reasons You Should Attend the 2015 Core77 Conference

DESIGNING HERE/NOW—the official title and mantra of the 2015 Core77 Conference—kicks off on October 22nd. Will you be there? With time running out to …

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Sculpture

Super-simple spending tracker: My Finances for iPad

The generically named My Finances app for iPad is an easy way to track everyday expenses and generate simple, clear reports that will show you what you’re spending your money on. In a world of automated and complicated finance apps, My Finances does one thing and does it easily and well.<p>I had a …

YouTube Opens Studio In Bollywood

YouTube is planning to open a studio for film creators in Mumbai, India, the company said on Wednesday.<p>Launching in partnership with renowned Indian …

TV networks are stuffing more and more ads into the commercial breaks in a 'desperate' attempt to counter plummeting ratings

The report shows that prime-time TV audiences (as determined by Nielsen C3 measurements: TV watched both live and three days after the show was first aired on catch-up services) are down 9% year on year, yet ad loads on some networks are up as much as 10% on last year.<p>Bernstein senior analyst Todd …

Media Management

The IoT and the Needs of Business

Bolder use of the Internet of Things by customers is generally feeding into to the corporate level.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>In a recent column, Bob O’Donnell took a look …

An innovation that could transform the drug industry faces a major hurdle

Drugs derived from biological substances like immune cells are major money-makers for pharmaceutical companies, representing most of the top ten best-selling pharmaceuticals. Unlike simple chemical formulations like Advil, these complex biologics cannot be turned into generic drugs even when their …

Stunning photos show what 'playtime' means for kids around the world

When photographer James Mollison looked back on his childhood, he was struck by how many of his memories revolved around the school playground. "It had been a space of excitement, games, bullying, laughing, tears, teasing, fun, and fear," Mollison writes in the afterword of his latest book, …

First Look At Uber’s Co-Founder’s Shopping Concierge “Operator”

Operator wants to “unlock the 90% of commerce that’s not on the Internet”, CEO Robin Chan tells me. After two years in stealth, Chan was finally willing to give TechCrunch a peek at his startup, which he sees as the convergence of the biggest themes in tech: mobile, messaging, and the on-demand …

eCommerce

Facebook Video Is On Course To Steal YouTube's Crown

Facebook video is big and it’s getting bigger. For the first time, YouTube really needs to worry about losing its position as the king of online video.<p>Facebook video, which is relatively young in comparison to YouTube which launched in 2005, is now delivering 4 billion daily viewers. That’s up from …

Social Media

Are M&A Replacing R&D In Pharma?

<b>By: Nicole Fisher and Scott Liebman</b><p>A $15.8 billion dollar bidding war for Salix Pharmaceuticals just came to a dramatic end as Valeant Pharmaceuticals beat Endo International with an all-cash offer for the company. While some sectors would view this as game changing, the pharmaceutical industry is …

Biotechnology

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Nendo’s Innovative New Suitcase Is As Versatile As It Is Beautiful

If you’re a seasoned traveler who is convinced that a hard-shelled carry-on is the only one worth considering, Nendo wants to change your mind, at least partially. The Japanese design house has teamed up with Fabbrica Pelletterie Milano to create a hybrid suitcase with a hard-shelled body and a …

How to Turn Eggshells into Hanging Planters for Spring Flowers

Dyeing and decorating Easter eggs is great and all, but there are so many other projects you can make with eggs around the holiday. Like a Gin Fizz served in an eggshell. Or an herb starter. Today we’re going to use these poultry creations to make hanging vases. Not only are they delicate looking, …

The Audiophiliac chats with one of the world's top speaker designers

Pioneer's Andrew Jones discusses designing the new Elite Series of loudspeakers.<p>Andrew Jones has a degree in physics, but his real passion is speaker design. He started as a research engineer for KEF then moved to Infinity Speakers, but he's mostly known for engineering with Pioneer; he's chiefly …

Audiophile

Interior design ideas: a glimpse inside gallery owner Jimi Lee's white home

Gallery owner Jimi Lee proves that a white home doesn't have to be cold or clinical, finds Rachel Leedham

21 Hidden Bars In New York City

These days, a new breed of speakeasy has cropped up around the city, featuring old-timey touches like hidden entrances, tin ceilings, and cocktails made with classic ingredients.<p>Here are some of New York's best speakeasies, from 67 Orange Street in Harlem to the new Featherweight in Bushwick.<p><i>Did we</i> …

Immersed in Nature Just Outside Bogor | Jakarta Globe

Lodges Ekologika At Portibi Farms. (JG Photo)<p>I went to a farm and managed not to kill myself. I’m quite proud. Last weekend, some friends and I …

Jakarta

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

Google logic: why Google does the things it does the way it does

<i>Michael Mace is co-founder of Zekira, and author of Map The Future, a book on how to create better business strategies. He was previously chief</i> …