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I’m Patrick Moberg, Creator of Dots and Two Dots, and This Is How I Work

Patrick Moberg has wasted hours of your life, or of the life of someone next to you in a waiting room. His studio Dots created the beautiful and addictive mobile game Dots (the thinking person’s Candy Crush), and its sequels Two Dots and Dots & Co, all of which are on millions of phones. We […]

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Make Updating Your Resume Way Easier With This Very Smart Tip

You’re looking for a new job, so it’s time to update the ol’ resume. But when you try to describe your last position, you stare off into space thinking, “Wait, what did I do, exactly?” Well, who’s better than describing the duties of your role than the employer itself?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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We’re Mission to Zyxx, and This Is How We Work

Mission to Zyxx might be the best podcast. This science fiction comedy—a mix of Star Trek, Star Wars, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy—that leans on original jokes instead of references, is definitely the best of the current wave of fictional podcasts, partly because of its unique process. The cast improvises…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m Heather Dietrick, CEO of the Daily Beast, and This Is How I Work

Heather Dietrick used to run this place. Dietrick was the beloved president of Lifehacker’s former parent company, Gawker Media, before leaving in 2017 to join the Daily Beast as CEO. In How I Work’s tradition of interviewing our past and present colleagues, we talked to her about building a career in law and business…Read more… […]

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Charlotte De Witte on her intellectual bond with music, perseverance, and wisdom gained along the way [Interview]

“My goal at that stage [of my career] was just to be happy with what I do . . . and to feel satisfaction in what I’m doing right now,” mused Charlotte De Witte on her earlier days. Little did she know when taking up the art of producing and DJing at the age of […]

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I’m FreshBooks Co-founder Mike McDerment, and This Is How I Work

Invoicing service FreshBooks is part of the software canon for freelancers and entrepreneurs. It’s shown up in Lifehacker recommendations from 2009 to 2018, and it’s still one of the best ways to stay sane when billing multiple clients. Two years ago, the company rolled out an entirely new version that it had secretly…Read more… Continue […]

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Become The Self-Sufficient And Self-Assured Man Who Feminists Love To Hate

The latest wave of modern feminism and identity politics has ushered in a new level of intolerance towards men. Mainstream media and our increasingly effeminate culture continue to declare the masculine man an anachronism—an identity belonging to the men of a bygone era. Well, I say fuck that. It’s high time we reclaim our collective […]

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I’m Pop-Up Magazine Editor Douglas McGray, and This Is How I Work

Douglas McGray’s most famous magazine doesn’t look like a magazine. Pop-Up Magazine, currently on tour, is a live variety show that uses different techniques to tell a story onstage. McGray also runs the California Sunday Magazine (which does look like a magazine), a weekly magazine about California, the American…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m Fashion Institute of Technology President Joyce F. Brown, and This Is How I Work

This year Dr. Joyce F. Brown celebrates her 20th year as president of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, the SUNY arts and business school whose high-profile alumni include Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Joel Schumacher, Frankie Knuckles, Nina Garcia, and Michael Kors. Before becoming the first woman and the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m PicsArt Founder Hovhannes Avoyan, and This Is How I Work

Hovhannes Avoyan started PicsArt, an app suite and social network for making and sharing art and pictures, after his daughter got bullied to tears for putting her art online. Now the network has over 100 million monthly active users. We talked to Hovhannes about his inspiration and his development process, and how he…Read more… Continue […]

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I’m Smosh Games Host Mari Takahashi, and This Is How I Work

Before Mari Takahashi joined entertainment company Smosh, her job was ballet dancing, and her career aspiration was to make a living teaching dance. Now she’s in charge of Smosh Games, a YouTube channel with over 7 million subscribers, where she regularly appears in videos like her Minecraft show MariCraft. She told…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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I’m Kevin Gibbs, Creator of Google Suggest, and This Is How I Work

Kevin Gibbs created something you might use every day. Before founding workplace software company Quip and selling it to Salesforce, Gibbs created Google Suggest. We talked to him about building and running a company using the company’s own product, and the insight that made him a better public speaker. His answers…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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