Readings for Lunch — [ 12 Dec 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
This is Margaret Hamilton, NASA lead software engineer, and this is the Apollo guidance program she wrote. (source)

GENDER BIAS

How to get more women to speak at conference?

In this post blog, Anna Shipman gives her point of view on why woman are under-represented in tech conferences. And how to fix this problem at the root.

STARTUP

How I raised $2m for my startup (+ 10 key takeaways)

How a Russian boy living and working in London became a serial entrepreneur (and investor on his own).

Readings for Lunch — [ 05 Dec 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
"The 1845 depiction of a galaxy that inspired Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, from the altogether spectacular Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time – a 4,000-year visual history of mapping the universe and our place in it."
APPLE

An illustrated history of Mac OS X

Interesting to see the evolution & changes throughout the years!

KNOWLEDGE

The Digital Einstein

Princeton University have released full public access to 5,000 of Albert Einstein's work, including papers, letters & correspondence.

Readings for Lunch — [ 02 Dec 2014 ]

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DIGITAL

The world now has its first E-Resident!

Estonia now issues supranational digital identities.

"In its embryonic form, […] the program is a cross between techno-utopian ambition and bureaucratic reality—a theoretically seamless, borderless digital system grafted onto a messy physical world"

PSYCHOLOGY

10 of the most counter-intuitive psychology findings!

Super interesting studies with findings that may surprise you.

ART / CULTURE

Illustrated badass women throughout history

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Readings for Lunch — [ 27 Nov 2014 ]

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FRONT-END

Design Engineering

What is a Front End Developer? Jonathan Snook shares his point of view, with a great definition of what being a FED means today.

TOOLS

Blocs

A new web-design application (available here) that takes a componentized approach to constructing pages, allowing users to build pages in a very easy way.

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Nov 2014 ]

APPS

A quiz for the best apps for your productivity problems

Depending on your productivity problems (being overwhelmed with meetings, forgetting passwords, etc.) this quiz suggests apps that can help! More recommendations are welcome!

BECAUSE IT'S FRIDAY

The 50 best GIFs of 2014

Some are hilarious…some are sweet…& some are just plain weird. Enjoy!

ART / DESIGN

Adobe x Moleskine = Creative Cloud Moleskine

Readings for Lunch — [ 20 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Dan Flavin – light installation – 1996

CREATIVITY

5 Creativity Myths You Probably Believe
"It’s encounters between fertile minds that breeds innovation"

Really interesting research & ideas on creativity myths we probably have all believed at some point

ADVERTISING

Apple To Turn Around iAd By Venturing Into Programmatic

Apple's mobile advertising unit is partnering with automated advertising company Rubicon Project.

& one for the Disney enthusiasts –
Disney's Cinderella trailer! Out in theaters in March 2015…

Readings for Lunch — [ 18 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Siberia from the sky – via Jonathan Davidoff
LIFE

Overcoming the 5 biggest distractions

Whether at work or in life, these distractions keep you from successfully achieving your goals…learn what they are & how to overcome them!

APPS

Snapchat making mobile payments 'fun'

Partnership of Snapchat & Square to create a new way for people to send & receive money – Snapcash! Currently only available in the US…

& the 10 Things in Tech you Need to Know Today, like Uber partnering with Spotify, & Fitbit in court…