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Send Help: I Can’t Stop Making This Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

By Amiel Stanek<p>It strikes the ideal balance between those ultra-rich, all-in pasta dishes and the kind of veggie-packed situation that's healthy enough to eat once a week.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>I’ve always taken a …

Italian Food

“De-optimizing” account removal: A study of account deletion flows

While you typically optimize for best performance through all your flows, improving the deletion flow is very different. In some ways, deletion flows …

Stack Overflow

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

5-Ingredient Smoothies That Taste and Look So Good We Want to Cry

Whether you've got a hankering for something fruity, a craving for dessert (when don't we?), or just need a heavy dose of greens to cancel out the …

Recipes

Alton Brown Shows How to Make His Unique Glazed ‘Bonuts’, Donuts Made From a Biscuit Recipe

The wonderfully quirky food expert and self-proclaimed Thyme Lord Alton Brown demonstrated how to prepare his unique recipe for “Bonuts”, yummy …

Alton

The Value of Design

Design-driven companies outperform the<br>S&P 500<br>by 219%<p>Much has been written lately about the strategic value that design can add to organizations of …

UX Design

30 Most Delicious Pancake Recipes

Here you will find 30 most Delicious Pancake recipes. Make your breakfast super cool and tasty with these recipes. Start your day with delicious …

Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 1

Welcome to robot nursery school,” Pieter Abbeel says as he opens the door to the Robot Learning Lab on the seventh floor of a sleek new building on …

Describing Personas

People seem to fall into a hole when writing personas, even when they’re doing it based on research: they use demographics to divide between segments …

UX Design

DesignOps Handbook

<b>01</b><p>Introducing DesignOps<p>AMPLIFY THE VALUE OF DESIGN<p>by Dave Malouf, DesignOps Summit and IxDA<p>I’ve always been on the fringe of people in the design …

The Problem with Patterns

It started off as an honest problem with a brilliant solution. As the ways we use the web continue to grow and evolve, we, as its well-intentioned …

UX Design

Your Guide to Every Type of Cheese

From crumbly, salty feta to smooth and milky mozzarella, here are 10 essential cheeses to experiment with at home.<p>10 Must-Try Cheeses<p>Whether it's the …

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

Ideo redesigns the dreaded annual review

And they didn’t even make an app for that.<p>No one likes annual reviews: They’re structured, overly formal, and they make it difficult to get real feedback that you can act upon. At major law firms, which are notoriously hierarchical, reviews can be even more stilted and ineffective.<p>The multinational …

The City

Quick Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"Quick and easy cinnamon rolls from scratch, with no yeast, proofing, or kneading necessary!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup butter, divided<p>Dough:<p>2 cups …

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

For home bakers of every skill level and interest.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an</i> …

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

4 Ways the Best Leaders Turn Their Employees Into All-Stars

We've all got a story to tell. But as a leader, it's your job to use your tale to improve your organization.<p>I have never met of half of my employees in-person. But as the leader of a completely virtual team, it has always been important for me to maintain a company that feels like a family. I want …

Leadership

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Entrepreneurship

How Smart Leaders Handle Employee Turnover

Turnover is a part of any organization. How you handle it will make all the difference.<p>"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse."<p>It hurt and I was disappointed. Not only was he a super talented professional but he added …

Employee Engagement

Research Shows This 1 Rare Habit Separates Successful Leaders From All Others

This may be cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat ​Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

Leadership

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

4 Ways to Share Your Vision and Lead a Successful Team

Do you know how to connect with your team in an impactful, goal-oriented way?<p><i>"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality."</i><p><i>- Warren Bennis</i><p>Every leader has a vision. If you want to see success as a leader, you need to effectively share your vision and ideas.<p>A "vision" tells your …

workimprovement

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

Style Guide-Driven Design Systems

There are many facets of a design system initiative, so it can be extremely daunting to figure out where to begin. There are stakeholders to educate, …

Interface designers — you need to be thinking product

<b>You’re doing more than just “design” — whether you know it or not</b>Photo by Allef ViniciusAs interface designers, our primary focus is on the look and …

Pixar's Biggest Mistakes Were Just Leaked--by Pixar

Pixar has a strategy so simple you'll want to laugh. Don't.<p>Here's some news you may find hard to believe: Even Pixar makes mistakes. In fact, the details in a new video recently released by the animated film studio juggernaut would suggest it makes some doozies.<p>But that isn't how we imagine our …

Animation

Becoming A Better Facilitator

There are already a lot of great books, articles and resources about methodologies and techniques to use for collaboration. This article is focused …

10 Beautiful Examples of Motion Design in Mobile Apps

Interactions are a smaller detail of mobile design but can make a tremendous difference to the overall user experience of an application.In the past …