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Are Investors Still Squeamish About Putting Money Into Women's Health?

Karen Long is no stranger to entrepreneurship, having worked at fast-growing startups in everything from biotech to wine. But with her newest company, Nuelle, she...

How "Hamilton" Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Building A Brand For The Ages

How "Hamilton" Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Building A Brand For The AgesEven now, he insists that the calmest he ever feels is during the 2...

Why Comcast Buying DreamWorks Animation Is A Major Threat To Disney

Under the leadership of the Pixar founding fathers John Lasseter and Ed Catmull, this year alone the company is unleashing three major animated titles: Disney's...

Starter Auction House: Paddle8 Guides Affluent Millennials Into The World Of Fine Art

... desk accessory," she says. "There's an appetite for that—not only seeing into these collectors' personal lives but also how you can bring it into...

This App Takes A New Approach To Sex Ed: Fun

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Security Pros React To Apple VP Federighi's Op-Ed On Dispute With FBI

"On the one hand, it is conceptually simple to understand law enforcement's desire for total data access capabilities," Fu says in an email to .

The Apple TV Is About To Get Much Better

... not seen a significant upgrade since 2012. While the box itself looked basically the same, only thicker, it packed more powerful internals and a...

India Has Blocked Facebook's Free Basics Internet Service

During this time Facebook launched a media blitz defending Free Basics, with Mark Zuckerberg himself writing an op-ed in The Times of India about how...

How To Stop Getting So Many Useless Emails

Are those emails relevant, or are they the ones that you quickly delete or stash in a folder? Is it clear why all the ...

A "Learn To Code" Startup For Instagram&Loving Teenage Girls

A "Learn To Code" Startup For Instagram&Loving Teenage GirlsThat careful balance has allowed Vidcode to partner with teachers at co-ed as well as all-girls schools.

Capsule: The Tradeshow That Helped Bring Menswear Mainstream

"It was this monstrous booth that was all of Ed Hardy's men's, kid's, women's, belts, shoes--everything," recalls Quirk, a former fashion writer, with a laugh.

Call Me Ishmael Is An Intimate, Multimedia Love Letter To Books

Ishmael, who is voiced by TED-Ed director Logan Smalley, turns one of those voicemails each week into a video by sticking his iPhone to his...

A Visual Guide to Vaginas, So No One Ever Compares The Airbnb Logo To A ...

For those of you who were playing paper football during sex ed, welcome to remedial female anatomy. By Sydney Brownstone · On Wednesday, Airbnb released...

Why Silicon Valley Needs The Coder Grrrls Of Double Union, The Feminist ...

But these training camps don't address the sexism women face once in the industry, or even when they participate in discussions online--where comments tend to...

The Woman Behind The Funniest Shows On TV

: As the person who's ultimately responsible for the success of the network, what goes through your head when you get the news that one...

What's Wrong With Higher Education? "Ivory Tower" Dissects The Answer

What's Wrong With Higher Education? "Ivory Tower" Dissects The AnswerWe then hear from Mitchell Stevens, an education professor at Stanford, who calls higher ed “an...

A Sneak Peek Of "Inside Out," Pixar's Next Great Film

A Sneak Peek Of "Inside Out," Pixar's Next Great FilmPixar President Ed Catmull thinks the studio's next film, Inside Out, has the potential to be...

4 Ways To End A Professional Relationship

Ed Batista, executive coach and instructor at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, recently examined this topic for Harvard Business Review, and says its important...

If You Don't Read The Onion's New Clickbait Parody Site, They'll Kill This Dog

The excerpt above is from an op-ed titled "Let Me Explain Why Miley Cyrus Was Our Top Story This Morning," which was "written" (read: not...

The Secret Service Is Seeking Sarcasm&Detecting Software For Social Media

Ed Donovan, a spokesman for the Secret Service, told the Washington Post (rather humorlessly): "The ability to detect sarcasm and false positives is just one...

Ignore The Impostors: This Is What Stellar Leadership Really Looks Like

Ed Catmull, co-founder and head of Pixar, has shown how real leadership works. In dealing with leaks from within the studio he did not rely...

How To Use the Psychology Of Social Proof To Your Advantage

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How Disney's Imagineers Keep The Magic Ideas Coming

Over the years, he learned, much like Pixar president Ed Catmull, that creativity doesn't just happen; it has to be engineered. "If there is any...

Pixar's Ed Catmull On Why Communication Should Know No Boundaries

At the recent Innovation Uncensored New York event, Pixar President Ed Catmull shared his experiences with keeping a diverse crew on track. At the wrap...

When Email Overload Actually Works In Your Favor

I have hundreds of thousands of emails--I had to buy more Gmail storage," the Of a Kind founder told . If inbox zero is zen,...

Google Glass Lost Its Number One Fan

As it stands, Glass is today's equivalent of a scarlet letter, a $1,500 emblem of all the resentment harbored toward Silicon Valley. As USC journalism...

Pixar President Ed Catmull On How To Run A Creative Business

In a sold-out talk at 's Innovation Uncensored conference last week Executive Editor Rick Tetzeli asked Pixar President Ed Catmull to share his secrets to...

Can You Find All The Easter Eggs In Pixar's Movie?

Pixar President Ed Catmull, however, somewhat dispelled that idea during 's recent Innovation Uncensored event when he said that for each of its movies, Pixar's...

Chelsea Makes Her Move

"Many of the initiatives of the foundation were in silos," says CGI's deputy director, Ed Hughes. "The president was happy to see each .... As...

How Steve Jobs Changed Pixar And Pixar Changed Steve Jobs

But Disney and Pixar president Ed Catmull came to know another Jobs while working with him at Pixar. "When he overreached and when he was...

What Is Cover And Why Did Twitter Just Buy It?

"Twitter, like Cover, believes in the incredible potential of Android," wrote Cover's cofounders Todd Jackson, Ed Ho, and Gordan Luk in a blog post. "They...

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Crowdfunding

“There's a new era of social networking that's taking shape around charitable giving,” founder Ed Norton told in December. “Younger people are rapidly adopting...

How To Manage Your Startup's Fast Growth

At General Motors, former CEO Ed Whitacre--who held the same post at AT&T--is credited with turning the ailing automotive company around by slashing the number...

Building The Next Pixar

1 box office hits and $7 billion in worldwide ticket sales--has come to stand for consistently wondrous excellence, thanks largely to the leadership of president...

Ed Catmull On Why Things Will Always Go Wrong&&Even At Pixar

Lessons Learned. Ed Catmull On Why Things Will Always Go Wrong—Even At Pixar. In a wide-ranging conversation with , Catmull--the president of Pixar, who has...

Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools--the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score...

Pixar's Ed Catmull On How Disney Found Its Way To A Hit With Frozen

In his book, Creativity Inc., Pixar president Ed Catmull details the Pixar Braintrust--one of his essential management tools. Here, in a wide-ranging conversation with ...