We Are Big. We Are Four!

I have twin girls who will be four in July. I often think: how did we get here so fast? I know it’s a parental cliche, but man is it true. Time flies by at a breakneck pace. It seems like just last week my girls were communicating in their…

What's in a Name? And What the Heck is a Sky Squid?

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April is a big month for stable|kernel. This year marks our 4th anniversary and in an age when 90% of startups fail, we know each hard-earned year of growth is worth celebrating. There’s no shortage of pundits espousing theories on the 90:10…

The Ripple Effect of Positivity in the Workplace

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending an all-day seminar led by Dandapani, a Hindu priest and former monk. Not only was it tremendously informative, but it was also potentially life-changing. Well, for me at least.The workshop was titled…

A Designer's Argument for Crafting Content in an Age of Abundance

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In a world where content marketing is "king", no one really wants to add to the noise. As a user experience designer, the first question that comes to mind when presented with any challenge is: Why?  Why is this happening, why do we want to…

Why Your Brand Needs to Invest in a Mobile Strategy Right Now

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Let's discuss why your company needs to put a mobile strategy in place. When both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store (formerly known as Android Market) launched in 2008, it was hard to imagine the potential these distribution systems…

How to Foster a Growth Mindset

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Fostering a growth mindset may be the most valuable thing you can do this year. You'll soon gain a full understanding of what it means to embrace a growth mindset and you'll be given the tools to practice this skill at work in order to keep…
Artificial-Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Fuels Innovation at CES 2017

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This past week marked the 50th anniversary of CES - the Consumer Electronics Show. It’s the hottest event for consumer technology and electronics. As electronics become more connected, we are paying attention to what’s next and how these…

Transforming HR is 2017’s #1 Job Trend: What Can You Do to Keep Up?

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Andrew Chamberlain, Chief Economist for Glassdoor, recently shared with Fast Company that the #1 Job Trend for 2017 is the transformation of Human Resources into People Science thanks to the long-awaited arrival of new, data-driven tools. Now,…
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Google Pixel Is In Users Hands And Here’s What They’re Saying

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Google Pixel is here! After Google’s ground-breaking announcement about its first phone, our developers (specifically our Android devs) went nuts. I thought, here comes another contestant in the ultimate smartphone battle, and it couldn’t…
company-values

Are Your Company Values Actually Valuable?

On one of your company’s walls, in an employee handbook, or in a PowerPoint deck on someone’s hard drive there is probably a list of your company’s values. Company values that someone was feeling passionate about as they were selecting…
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Are You Looking For A Vendor Or A Partner?

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Recently we changed our tagline to “We’re Your Product Team.” And it was for a very strategic reason: at stable|kernel we firmly believe when we achieve “partner” status, WE (s|k, client, project, product) are far more successful.…
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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are here...and so are AirPods

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For months, many have conjectured over yesterday’s Apple event, predicting which new features would ship with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. In the case of the prophetic Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo of KGI Securities, he accurately predicted almost…