Yorkali Walters

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Burger King Makes a 240% Profit When You Say "Yes" to this Quick Question

This brilliant pricing scheme extorts huge margins while simultaneously increasing customer loyalty.<p>Macdonalds was sued this week because they charge customers for the cheese on a Quarter Pounder, whether they want it or not. Silly as that sounds, it's a big deal for McDonalds because, in fast …

Burger King

How I Shot A Wedding With Just One 35mm Lens

I recently shot a wedding with just one lens, a Rokinon 35mm t/1.5 on a Sony a7S II body. This was completely unplanned and wasn’t done to prove any …

Cameras

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Moleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooks

The legendary notebook maker’s third app is the epitome of simplicity.<p>The infinite descending spiral of chaos that I call “my life” is always in dire need of organization. While I should probably give up and embrace the madness, from time to time I’ve tried different task managers, apps, and tools …

Productivity

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

The Obamas Signed a Multi-Year Deal With Netflix, and Every Entrepreneur Should Learn This 1 Lesson From It

The people, brands, and companies that are embracing their role as a media company are increasing their platforms and winning new audiences<p>Today Netflix announced a multi-year agreement with former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. In a statement on Twitter, Netflix said the …

Michelle Obama

Here Are Some Easy Tips on How to Use the Important Tone Curve Tool in Lightroom (VIDEO)

We’ve shared several tutorials on Photoshop’s Curves tool in recent weeks and they’ve been quite popular. So, here’s a helpful video on a similarly …

Tutorials

$20 work light vs. $900 studio lighting: how does it stack up for food photography?

We all know how expensive photo gear is. Luckily, if you’re just starting out or you’re a poor photographer, there are plenty of DIY and cheap …

Photography

Your “Inspirational” Social Media Posts Are Hurting Your Career

It’s a lot harder to sound thoughtful and articulate than to tweet a Mark Twain quote. Real leaders don’t sound like tear-off calendars.<p>If you’re a leader or trying to become one, some degree of ongoing “personal branding” activity is inevitable. That often creates pressure to post something new to …

Social Media

Guess What? Turning Off This Setting on Your Phone Could Double Your Battery Life

It's so obvious, but at the same time--not obvious at all.<p>Stop me if you've heard this one before, but I was oblivious to it.<p>It turns out that using the vibration setting on your iPhone X can really hurt the battery life. If you disable that setting and the ringer, your phone will suddenly last all …

Batteries

What is GDPR, and why should designers care?

Your complete guide to the new law, courtesy of designers, agencies, and privacy experts.<p>Many designers don’t work with data directly. So why should they care about the General Data Protection Regulation, Europe’s far-reaching new privacy law? In short, GDPR will make privacy a mandatory design …

Privacy

High Demand for CMU Graduates - Jamaica Information Service

Photo: Michael Sloley Cadets of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) performing a drill at the University’s Charter Day.<p>Story Highlights<p>Graduates …

Natural Gas

The 4 Words Every Hiring Manager Wants to Hear, According to a Headhunter

One short sentence is they key to landing the job.<p>Nick Corcodilos has been working in HR for years. He began working as a headhunter in Silicon …

Employment

'Gonna be all right': Lyrics help New England family handle son’s...

One of their family mottos comes from Bob Marley's song "Three Little Birds" — every little thing is gonna be all right.<p>That motto is now helping the …

Bob Marley

I Spent 50 Dollars on Instagram and This Is What Happened

For those of us trying to expand our social media presence, Instagram has been the king for quite some time. So what happens when you put a little …

Landscape Photography

Keeping our fingers crossed for an oil find

<b>Over</b> <b>the next 12 to 18 months Jamaicans will be keeping their fingers crossed that the country's first-ever oil and gas exploration 3-D seismic</b> …

Oil & Gas Industry

Before Design was Digital—A work-in-progress screening of documentary Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production

The new documentary <i>Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production</i> will be screened at Midtown Cinema in Harrisburg on May 24 at 7 PM. Using …

Graphic Design

Five Aspects Of Visual Identity That Many Companies Tend To Overlook

A company’s brand can be as valuable – if not more so – than the products and services it offers. Just take a look at the 2017 brand valuation rankings published by global brand consultancy Interbrand. Apple’s brand alone is worth $184 billion, while Google’s is $141 billion. Yes, that’s billion …

Graphic Design

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.<p>An important part of differentiating your products is …

Public Relations

Jamaica making great progress - Ambassador Marks

Jamaica is making great progress towards achieving its long-term national development goal, says Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States, Her …

Jamaica

100 Filmmaking Tips in 10 minutes | The Film Look

Filmmaking

The best wireless security cameras on the market

Do you worry about what’s going on at home when you’re not there? Maybe you worry about intruders breaking in, fret that the dog is chewing up the …

Home Security

Two Fascinating Things Salesforce Discovered When It Studied Color

What you think you’ll like isn’t always what helps you make the best decisions, Salesforce Analytics finds in a new research.<p>Consider the last time you made a decision with data. Chances are, you used some kind of visualization to help understand the bigger picture. In visualizations, color is …

Color Management

The 4 reasons to stop setting goals (and focus on process, instead)

I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after the next.<p>The list is exhausting. Leaving Turkey and …

Motivation

Big Data Is A Sham

Big companies are hoarding big data and doing nothing with it–except invading our privacy. It’s time to think small, writes Paddle Consulting’s Brian Millar.<p>There’s a joke about a quality control guy in a match factory. He picks up every match, strikes it, says, “This one works,” blows it out and …

Big Data

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There - WSJ

HAMILTON, Ohio—Jobs at the paper mills and safe manufacturers on this stretch of the Great Miami River mostly dried up by the early 2000s, leaving behind closed factories and an abandoned downtown.<p>Today, a spruced-up waterfront, loft apartments and help-wanted signs give the appearance of economic …

Lofts

How Liberty University Built a Billion-Dollar Empire Online

<i>This article is a collaboration between The Times and ProPublica, the independent nonprofit investigative-journalism organization.</i><p>It was the start of the 2017 Fall Family Weekend at Liberty University, the school founded by Jerry Falwell Sr. 47 years ago in Lynchburg, Va., and the lines were …

Obama Administration

Crazy Materials And Innovative Tech Are Reinventing The Humble Chair

Aluminum dust, cornstarch, and molded wood: at Salone del Mobile, new materials and processes reigned.<p>Each year at Salone del Mobile, companies launch thousands of new furniture designs. Some of them pretty. Some–perhaps most–pretty boring.<p>But the 2018 edition of the Milanese furniture fair offered …

Furniture

Turn Touch — Beautiful Smart Home Remote

Works with hundreds of devices and apps<p>Turn Touch is a perfect match with<p>Philips Hue lights<p>Turn Touch is a music control for<p>Sonos speakers<p>Read …

Home Automation