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GENERAL ASSEMBLY COFOUNDER’S NEXT STARTUP IS A COLIVING COMPANY

THE RENT IS TOO DAMN HIGH. WHICH IS WHY BRAD HARGREAVES IS LAUNCHING A COLIVING COMPANY CALLED COMMON. BY SARAH KESSLER With General Assembly, cofounder Brad Hargreaves helped build a company that fills the gap between what’s taught at school and what skills are needed for work. Now, he wants to fill a similar need between dorms

The Kingii, A Tiny Life Preserver, Could Save Your Summer

The Huffington Post   |  By James Cave We’ve all been there: Someone offers you a bulky, bright orange life vest and you politely decline. You know how to swim, you tell yourself. Plus, it would look pretty dorky. But according to the the United States Coast Guard, 82 percent of people who drowned in 2013 weren’t wearing

How to Overcome the Midday Slump

By Carolyn O’Hara, JULY 01, 2015 Doing your best work requires focus and energy. But it’s hard to stay focused for an 8-hour stretch. So how can you find the necessary energy to get your work done? How do you choose those precious moments when you think you’ll be feeling your best to do the most challenging

INSIDE SPOTIFY’S PLAN TO TAKE ON APPLE MUSIC

WE KEEP HEARING THINGS LIKE “HUMAN-CURATED” AND “MACHINE LISTENING,” BUT WHAT DOES IT ACTUALLY MEAN FOR YOU? BY JOHN PAUL TITLOW Brian Whitman landed at Spotify just in time. The MIT Media Lab alum and machine listening expert joined the product team at Spotify early last year when the streaming giant dropped a reported $100 million to acquire