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The Power of Unlearning: Serena Williams’ Story

At the beginning of the 2010 season, tennis superstar Serena Williams was at the pinnacle of her sport. She was the top-ranked female tennis player in the world. However, while dining at a Munich restaurant Serena accidentally stepped on some broken glass, and after her match the next day was forced to the sidelines for the […]

How Can Leaders Ensure Humanity in a World of Thinking Machines?

It’s hard to avoid the prominence of AI in our lives, and there is a plethora of predictions about how it will influence our future. In their new book Solomon’s Code: Humanity in a World of Thinking Machines, co-authors Olaf Groth, Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Economics at HULT International Business School and CEO of […]

Tips and Tales from Gareth Branwyn

In honor of the new DIY Humble collection launching today, we checked in with Make: author, columnist, and one-time editorial director Gareth Branwyn, whose most recent book, Tips and Tales from the Workshop, is the featured title in this bundle. Garet…

Breaking Out of the Corporate Bubble With Uncommon Partners

For big companies, success is a blessing and a curse. You don’t get big without doing something (or many things) very right. It might start with an invention or service the world didn’t know it needed. Your product takes off, and growth brings a whole new set of logistical challenges. Delivering consistent quality, hiring the […]

Building Your Company’s Innovation Portfolio With an In-House ‘Shark Tank’

I’ve been working with the executive group and teams from one of America’s leading finance services trading firms. The company has a proud history of disrupting its industry by offering innovative products and services that have shaken the finance system and caught many of its competitors off guard. From humble beginnings 20 years ago it […]

Leading Transformation in a World of Uncertainty

Whether creating a disruptive business model, developing a radical innovation, or executing a cultural makeover, leaders know that their job is to drive organizational transformation to keep pace with today’s rapidly changing world. They also know that the odds of success are against them. Often, however, it is not the inability to solve technological or […]

Reimagining Education in the Exponential Age

The future of humanity will be radically different than what we see today. As Ray Kurzweil put it, “We won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century—it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at today’s rate).” We’ll have the potential to live on Mars, connect our minds to machines, and access […]

The Best of Digi-Fab: New eBook Collection

We’re proud to announce that a collection of our best 3D and CNC printing books is now available with StackSocial.

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A Model for the Future of Education, and the Tech Shaping It

As kids worldwide head back to school, I’d like to share my thoughts on the future of education. Bottom line, how we educate our kids needs to radically change given the massive potential of exponential tech (e.g. artificial intelligence and virtual reality). Without question, the number one driver for education is inspiration. As such, if […]

How to Balance Experience and Youth for Powerful Leadership

Chip Conley is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, and self-proclaimed “modern elder.” After nearly 25 years of founding and running one of the world’s most successful boutique hotel chains, Joie de Vivre Hospitality, Conley joined Airbnb as the head of global hospitality and strategy, just as the company transitioned from promising startup to disruptive global market-maker. […]