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LinkedIn Enters The Gig Economy With An Upwork Competitor

A new feature that helps employers find freelancers aims to boost LinkedIn's premium subscriptions. A new feature that helps employers find freelancers aims to boost LinkedIn's premium subscriptions. LinkedIn has created a freelance marketplace. Show More Summary

How Twitter Got Angry

As Twitter attempts to stem abuse, a look back at the service's earlier design shows how it became so ripe for it. As Twitter attempts to stem abuse, a look back at the service's earlier design shows how it became so ripe for it. Twitter is suffering from a systemic harassment problem. Show More Summary

Your Garbage Data Is A Gold Mine

An increasingly diverse array of geospatial, network, and time-series data is being used to generate new perspectives and insights about us. An increasingly diverse array of geospatial, network, and time-series data is being used to generate new perspectives and insights about us. Show More Summary

What Happened When I Pretended To Be Outgoing For A Week

Being outgoing can boost your career. Here's what happened when this shy writer faked it 'til she made it. Being outgoing can boost your career. Here's what happened when this shy writer faked it 'til she made it. I've always been shy. Show More Summary

Tapping The Hidden Team-Building Power Of Ropes Courses

Ropes courses can take teams to new heights, but experts advise researching ahead and being prepared for surprises. Ropes courses can take teams to new heights, but experts advise researching ahead and being prepared for surprises. Imagine being blindfolded and silenced, yet still expected to express yourself. Show More Summary

50 Reasons Why Everyone Should Want More Walkable Streets

From making you live longer to making cities more resilient: If you want a reason to make your city more walkable, it's in here. From making you live longer to making cities more resilient: If you want a reason to make your city more walkable, it's in here. Show More Summary

5 Timeless Design Lessons From The Bauhaus

The Bauhaus is nearly a century old, but it still has a lot to teach today's designers. The Bauhaus is nearly a century old, but it still has a lot to teach today's designers. Of all the influences from the past 100 years, the Bauhaus—the...Show More Summary

Introducing The First Voice-Activated Hotel Room

With Aloft's new system, you'll never need to get out of bed to change the thermostat or switch off the lights again. With Aloft's new system, you'll never need to get out of bed to change the thermostat or switch off the lights again. Show More Summary

How I Quit My Job And Finally Wrote That Novel

The steps and missteps one person took to achieve a dream, and how you can make it work, too. The steps and missteps one person took to achieve a dream, and how you can make it work, too. It's often been said that everyone has one novel in them—and the thing that separates novelists from everyone else is that they have multiple novels in them. Show More Summary

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner Is A Welcome New Authentication Option

A small sensor at the top of the phone briefly images your unique eye features to securely log you in. A small sensor at the top of the phone briefly images your unique eye features to securely log you in. This is the second in a three-part series reviewing Samsung's important new Note 7 smartphone. The first part concerned the device's design. Read Full Story

MIT Researchers Radically Boost Wi-Fi With Smart Routers That Talk To Each Other

Tech lets wireless access points cancel out interference, providing a speed boost for crowded venues. It might help cellphone towers, too. Tech lets wireless access points cancel out interference, providing a speed boost for crowded venues. Show More Summary

When To Avoid Negotiating

Striking a deal is stressful enough. You shouldn't do it when you've got other pressures to deal with. Striking a deal is stressful enough. You shouldn't do it when you've got other pressures to deal with. Even if you train yourselfShow More Summary

U.S. Cities Want To Totally End Traffic Deaths--But There Have Been A Few Speed Bumps

U.S. cities have eagerly embraced the Vision Zero plan for a safety-focused redesign of city streets. But reaching the final goal will require overcoming a host of issues, from NIMBYism and racial tensions to tight city budgets. U.S....Show More Summary

The Rio Games Might Be Over, But Nike Wants You To Keep Going

The last "Unlimited" ad shows the work is never done for Olympians like Simone Biles, Elena Delle Donne, Allyson Felix, and more. The last "Unlimited" ad shows the work is never done for Olympians like Simone Biles, Elena Delle Donne, Allyson Felix, and more. Show More Summary

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm

The "Ivy Lee Method" is stupidly simple, and that's partly why it's so effective. The "Ivy Lee Method" is stupidly simple, and that's partly why it's so effective. By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world. Read Full Story

This Is Your Brain's Default Setting--Here's How And When To Change It

We may be hardwired for overconfidence, but there's more than one trigger for it and it's not always a bad thing. We may be hardwired for overconfidence, but there's more than one trigger for it and it's not always a bad thing. We love stories about blind faith—Sylvester Stalone turning down deals until someone let him play Rocky, J.K. Show More Summary

A Brief History Of The Angry Social Network

As Twitter attempts to stem abuse, a recollection of the service's earlier design illuminates how it became so ripe for anger. As Twitter attempts to stem abuse, a recollection of the service's earlier design illuminates how it became so ripe for anger. Show More Summary

5 Things You Can Do At Home To Improve Your Life At Work

Don't underestimate the power of small things done at home to impact success on the job. Don't underestimate the power of small things done at home to impact success on the job. We all want to find happiness at work and at home, but 24% of U.S. Show More Summary

Whatever Happened To Dual-Screen Smartphones?

Smartphone screens can't grow any larger. Maybe they should multiply instead. Smartphone screens can't grow any larger. Maybe they should multiply instead. Back in 2011, an unknown smartphone brand called Imerj began to show off a slick prototype for a dual-screen smartphone. Read Full Story

The Surprising Scientific Link Between Happiness And Decision Making

There's a happiness gap between wanting the best and accepting good enough. Here are some science-backed ways to close it. There's a happiness gap between wanting the best and accepting good enough. Here are some science-backed ways to close it. Show More Summary

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