If you believe that sales fix everything, it follows that most startups fail because they don’t ship a great product in a growing market before they run out of money. Assuming you’ve picked an explosive market, how do you go about building a great product?1
After years of feeling guilty about not wanting to do everything, I realized I don’t need motivation to get things done. Below, I describe how I use the concept of not thinking instead. It took me five years to get in the habit of exercising. I just didn’t want to do it.
I didn’t figure I’d fall in love with the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S for its headlights. This, after all, is a car that has 640 horsepower, does zero-to-60 in 2.6 seconds and tops out at 205 mph. I figured I’d be into it for mostly those reasons, which are pretty solid positives in any context.
Piloting an ocean exploration ship or Martian research shuttle is serious business. Let’s hope the control panel is up to scratch. Two studs wide and angled at 45°, the ubiquitous “2×2 decorated slope” is a LEGO minifigure’s interface to the world.
The second wave of COVID-19 infections has dashed all illusions of going back to the way things were before. Permanent, radical shifts in corporate policy are becoming more mainstream every day.
Users often perceive aesthetically pleasing design as design that’s more usable. Productivity soars when a computer and its users interact at a pace (<400ms) that ensures that neither has to wait on the other.
The relentless pressure on TikTok ramped up further this week, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo again claiming user data is sent to to China.
Paris (AFP) – Tools excavated from a cave in central Mexico are strong evidence that humans were living in North America at least 30,000 years ago, some 15,000 years earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday.
Herd immunity differs from place to place, and many factors influence how it’s calculated.
Earlier this year, people started noticing something peculiar about MTV’s schedule: The network had quietly morphed into an almost 24/7 offering of just one show.
Today, we will look at one of my favourite mental models called – The Inversion principle. Mental models are a set of simple, abstract but useful principles that help us make sense of the world around us. I came across the Inversion principle on the Farnam Street blog.
Tales of the ocean swallowing places are as ancient as the myth of Atlantis, but there is an element of truth in the science, according to a NOAA-backed expedition set for Florida’s Gulf Coast. The ocean does open up and consume areas of sea floor.
SAN DIEGO — The average American lives to be around 75 or 80 years old; but if you had an opportunity to slow down the aging process and live an extra couple of decades would you take it? It’s a loaded question, strife with philosophical, religious, and societal considerations.
Elon Musk‘s mysterious Neuralink startup is working on a brain-computer interface that will allow wearers to stream music directly to their brain, the technology entrepreneur has claimed.
Lollapalooza co-founder Marc Geiger predicts there may not be concerts or festivals in the U.S. until 2022 due to the coronavirus. The music exec said any “super-spreader” event such as concerts, sports or festivals would not do well economically while COVID-19 is still a present threat.
Layer is not trying to replace Excel or Google Sheets.
With the Covid-19 pandemic rampaging across the U.S. in April and 20 million people filing for unemployment in that month alone, libertarians thought there was a better way. The Heritage Foundation praised Sweden for “preserving economic freedom.
The coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected both our work and our leisure in unprecedented ways. But a third pillar of our everyday lives has been less studied: how has the pandemic affected our sleep?
Cars have not been good for the environment, to put it lightly. Transportation accounts for 28 percent of US greenhouse gas emissions, and light-duty vehicles for more than half of those. Someday, self-driving cars will appear widely in the US.