Quora

Notification System Design (99+)

This is a post about the different challenges that come along with working on notification systems from a product perspective. I’m going to overload …

UX Design

Your Career Will Not Follow a Fixed Path, So Don't Make That Part of Your Plan

The biggest mistake people make when they actively try to develop their career is to focus on a developing a career path for themselves to follow.<p><i>What are key mistakes people make when trying to actively develop their career? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Success

Are You In or Out? 4 Factors for Considering an Entrepreneurial Opportunity

If there isn't someone willing to pay me for whatever the start-up does, I don't really bother going through the rest of the motions.<p><i>What encourages entrepreneurs to go "all in"? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How to Innovate Your Company Without Scaring Your Employees

Innovation can be an intimidating word, because it sounds like something "huge".<p><i>How can leaders encourage innovation when a company is culturally resistant to change? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Innovation

Eliminating Barriers Won't Necessarily Bring Success to Your Company

I thought my job was to barrel through opposition to innovation and barriers to my team's creativity, so I did.<p><i>Which professional failure have you learned the most from? and What are the most valuable lessons you've learned about entrepreneurship? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain</i> …

Business Strategy

5 Management Strategies to Make Leaders Out of Millenials

Don't get distracted by the stereotypes. Drill down into the individuals you're mentoring and learn what makes them tick.<p><i>How would you train a millennial employee to be a leader? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Leadership

Why Is It Offensive to Tell Someone He or She Looks Tired?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

If I Don't Have A Computer Science Degree, Can I Still Get A Software Engineering Job At Google?

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez<p><i>How can I prepare myself to be a software engineer at Google without a CS degree? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Terry Lambert, former Sr. Software</b> …

Employment

What Is A Reasonable Budget For A Gaming PC?

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg<p><i>What do you think is a reasonable budget for a gaming PC? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jae Alexis Lee, Technology Enthusiast, on …

PC Gaming

The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

A New York City startup called The Mednet today launched a platform that gives physicians a knowledge-sharing tool that’s as easy to use as Quora, but provides them with expert answers about the latest research in their field. The site has focused, so far, strictly on cancer.<p>Due to rules governing …

Cancer

Will The Sun Become A Black Hole When It Dies?

Shutterstock<p><i>If our sun dies, will it become another black hole? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T. Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on Quora:</b><p>If our sun dies, will it become …

Astronomy

Int’l Day of Happiness: 7 Jokes on Startups and Entrepreneurs

“Did Sequoia pass?” he asked. “No, we didn’t speak with them.” I said. He asked again, “Why did Sequoia pass?”

Entrepreneurship

Does Tennis Equipment Need to Be Tweaked at Different Temperatures?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Why Data Collecting Can Be Dangerous For Personal Freedom

Shutterstock<p><i>What are the biggest threats to our personal rights and freedoms in the age of technology? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bruce Gibney, Venture Capitalist, Author of A</b> …

The Next Obsolete Office Skill? It Could Be Planning

It is much easier these days to do something at the last minute.<p><i>What skill is necessary for the future? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO. fmr LiveRamp</b> …

Marshmallows

5 Powerful Practices That Neutralize Toxic Managers

The only power a manager (or anyone else) has over you is the power you give them.<p><i>Why do managers and CEOs have so much power over people who are working hard for them and the company? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

Business

8 Essentials For Becoming A Manager Who Motivates | Inc. Arabia

<i>In your experience as a manager, what practices have helped you to motivate and influence your team to be productive and fulfilled employees?</i> …

Leadership

How We Can Embrace The Replacement Of Jobs By Artificial Intelligence

Photo credit: JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images<p><i>What kind of existential problems does AI bring about? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bruce Gibney, Venture Capitalist, Author of A</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Brilliant Immigrants Reveal America's True Greatness

From Albert Einstein to Elon Musk, immigrants have been at the forefront of innovation in the United States.

Procter & Gamble

How Much of a Pilot’s Training Is Emergency Landing Practices?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Aviation Safety

How trans bathroom access is the latest front of the culture wars | Opinion

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

Transgender

Why Cooked Meat Is Easier For Humans to Digest Than Raw Meat

Shutterstock<p><i>Are human stomachs better able to digest cooked meat than raw meat? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Adriana Heguy, Professor of Pathology at NYU Langone Medical CenterE,</b> …

Nutrition

8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

From the moment two people meet, they're sizing each other up, looking for signs of qualities like honesty, intelligence, and altruism.<p>Whether it's a …

Personality

Should the commander-in-chief have military experience? | Opinion

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

U.S. Constitution

A strategy for blogging.

How to figure out what you want to say.<p>The great thing about blogging is that you can, literally, write about anything. The sky is the limit.<p>Also? No …

Digital Media

Do Startups Exaggerate Their Achievements

This is a follow up to the story, <b>“Decoding Press Releases: An Industry Insider’s View”</b><p><b>The PR agency perspective</b><p>Suhasini Ahluwalia Mehta is director …

Startups

8 pieces of networking advice you can't afford to ignore

About a year ago, I went to a networking night for media professionals, hosted by my alma mater.<p>I said hello to a few people I recognized, sat through the presentations without asking any questions, and as soon as they were over, made a beeline for the door.<p>Rest assured, that's not the way I …

Networking

How Internships Can Increase Your Odds of Landing a Good Job

<i>Answer by Erin Berkery-Rovner on Quora.</i><p>Absolutely. There are a few things that you gain in an internship that will increase the odds of landing a …

Employment

The Single Biggest Marketing Challenge for Startups

No one cares about your startup.<p><i>What are the main marketing challenges for a startup founder? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Tommy Burns, Works at Matrix Marketing Group, on Quora:</b><p>…

Digital Marketing