How 8 artists used Dropbox to transform song lyrics into works of art

On Thursday night, a group of famous artists and curators met in downtown Los Angeles to kick off an interactive experience called Lyrics to Life. The event—hosted by Dropbox and music encyclopedia Genius—features a series of original art pieces, each inspired by some of the most iconic song lyrics in popular culture. It’s an opportunity for artists to celebrate the stories, feelings, and cultural insights in this century’s biggest hits—from Radiohead’s “Creep” to Sia’s “Chandelier.”

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Working with Google Cloud to bring all your work together

With different projects scattered across storage buckets, apps, and devices, we’re constantly forced to take extra steps to get work done. Over the past year, we’ve been focusing on how we can solve this problem for individuals and teams by delivering a unified home for work. And today, we’re announcing a new partnership with Google Cloud that will bring Dropbox and G Suite users one step closer to a world where our work comes together.

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How to keep productivity from killing your creativity

When you think about your favorite day of work, what comes to mind? Was it the day you answered 80 emails in an two-hour sprint? Or was it the day you discovered a new way to solve a problem you’d wrestled with for weeks? Chances are, you remember the day you did your best work better than the day you did the most work.

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Catching up with Julian Edelman

Over 100 million people are expected to tune into the football game this Sunday. They’ll be watching 92 athletes compete on the biggest stage in American sports—but that won’t include one of the heroes from last year’s game.

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Tell your story, not theirs: The case against conventional wisdom in film

In the film industry, there’s a lot of pressure to appeal to the broadest possible audience. Make sure the movie isn’t too niche, conventional wisdom says. Take care not to alienate men, and to include characters that will connect with a mainstream audience.

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