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You probably have it on your computer. And your work computer. And your phone. And maybe your tablet, too. We’re talking about Dropbox, the ubiquitous file sharing solution used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
The technology is superb, yes, but it’s the design that makes Dropbox approachable for anyone. And so it should be no surprise that Dropbox has such impressive design team.


We’ll be talking to their all-star design team, three of this year’s Most Creative People in Business: Soleio Cuervo (who invented the Facebook “like” button), Tim Van Damme (the former lead designer at Instagram), and Gentry Underwood (who founded the email client Mailbox—which was acquired by Dropbox last year) about designing and developing a hit product.
Submit your questions ahead of time using the “Make a comment” box. We’ll begin the discussion promptly today at 1pm EST.

You probably have it on your computer. And your work computer. And your phone. And maybe your tablet, too. We’re talking about Dropbox, the ubiquitous file sharing solution used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

The technology is superb, yes, but it’s the design that makes Dropbox approachable for anyone. And so it should be no surprise that Dropbox has such impressive design team.

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We’ll be talking to their all-star design team, three of this year’s Most Creative People in Business: Soleio Cuervo (who invented the Facebook “like” button), Tim Van Damme (the former lead designer at Instagram), and Gentry Underwood (who founded the email client Mailbox—which was acquired by Dropbox last year) about designing and developing a hit product.

Submit your questions ahead of time using the “Make a comment” box. We’ll begin the discussion promptly today at 1pm EST.

Daily Fast Feed Roundup
Good morning Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today: 
A patent trolling’ firm called Eolas was just crushed in court. A win for web innovators every where.
Finland is set to vote on a set of fairer copyright laws that were drafted by its own citizens. Cool!
The NSA can send a drone after any mobile phone, even if its off.
The Google Street View team hauled itself up Mt. Fuji.
A Japanese power company admits that radioactive water is leaking from the Fukushima nuclear power plant that was damaged in a 2011 tsunami.  
Stream Nation is like a Dropbox for storing and sharing videos privately. 
Ubuntu is crowd funding $32 million for a dual-boot smartphone that loads either Android or Ubuntu. Wait, $32 million?
Have a great week!
—M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

Daily Fast Feed Roundup

Good morning Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today: 

  • Stream Nation is like a Dropbox for storing and sharing videos privately. 

Have a great week!

M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

How To Maintain Motivation When Your Goals Are Epic
Companies like Box, TaskRabbit, NASA, and The Huffington Post have such huge missions that there’s no easy way at all to put it on a to-do list. So how do founders and leaders at these places stay motivated? Read on for advice from Aaron Levie, Leah Busque, Arianna Huffington, and more.

While luck may play a small role in the success of Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley’s most famed entrepreneurs, it is their unique mindsets that provide the energy, inspiration, and drive needed to achieve what others simply see as unattainable.
So, what distinguishes these entrepreneurs from the rest of us? The seven tech leaders below shared their personal stories on how they think, live, and work in order to survive the grueling hours, overcome the challenges that others have found insurmountable, and achieve what others have failed to do.

Here’s the story.
[Image: Flickr user Tim Simpson]
 

How To Maintain Motivation When Your Goals Are Epic

Companies like Box, TaskRabbit, NASA, and The Huffington Post have such huge missions that there’s no easy way at all to put it on a to-do list. So how do founders and leaders at these places stay motivated? Read on for advice from Aaron Levie, Leah Busque, Arianna Huffington, and more.

While luck may play a small role in the success of Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley’s most famed entrepreneurs, it is their unique mindsets that provide the energy, inspiration, and drive needed to achieve what others simply see as unattainable.

So, what distinguishes these entrepreneurs from the rest of us? The seven tech leaders below shared their personal stories on how they think, live, and work in order to survive the grueling hours, overcome the challenges that others have found insurmountable, and achieve what others have failed to do.

Here’s the story.

[Image: Flickr user Tim Simpson]

 

Dropbox Unveils Incredibly Simple Two-Click File Sharing

To share a file, simply right-click on the item or folder in your desktop Dropbox, and click ‘Get Link.’ That’s it. The link can then be shared by any means—emailed, texted, tweeted, whatever—to give others access to your files, even if they don’t use Dropbox.

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Dropbox Unveils Incredibly Simple Two-Click File Sharing

To share a file, simply right-click on the item or folder in your desktop Dropbox, and click ‘Get Link.’ That’s it. The link can then be shared by any means—emailed, texted, tweeted, whatever—to give others access to your files, even if they don’t use Dropbox.

Read more->