How Lonely Planet shares stories from 350,000 travel destinations

To cover 350,000 destinations, it takes hundreds of writers working with content teams spread across Lonely Planet’s international offices. Together, they constitute what might be the ultimate remote collaboration team. Here’s how they use Dropbox to coordinate work that’s contributed from different locations around the world.

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Stay in flow with new Dropbox mobile app features

By some estimates, half of the workers in the US have jobs that are at least partially suited to working outside the office. Think of it as being unchained from your desk—and not a work-til-you-drop lifestyle. Want to be able to check in quickly while you’re at a coffee shop, or on a train, or maybe just going outside for a breath of fresh air? That’s the kind of flexibility we want everyone to have. It’s part of our mission to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. So we’ve introduced new features to help you keep work moving from anywhere. With the latest additions to the Dropbox mobile app, you’ll be able to:

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Q&A with Sam Spiegel: musician, filmmaker, DJ

Sam Spiegel enjoys just about every creative medium. He writes music. He directs films. He makes time to visit art exhibits at local museums. And when he’s ready to get to work, he’ll often bring a group of artists together to create something distinct and collaborative. We had a chance to chat with Sam about the people he works with, how he spends his free time, and why it took him 14 years to produce a single song.

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The most memorable collaborative insights so far from Nicer Tuesdays

Can collaboration be curated? How do artists merge disparate styles to conjure a confluence of ideas they wouldn’t have discovered on their own? Every month, It’s Nice That and Dropbox ask pairs of illustrators to create exclusive posters, together. In March, we went behind the scenes to show how two artists used Dropbox Paper to co-create the monthly poster for Nicer Tuesdays. Today, we want to share insights heard at these events, and reveal how the guest speakers collaborated on recent projects. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

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How Dropbox Showcase helps Zambezi Elephant Fund present their mission

The Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe contains a World Heritage Site and the longest contiguous wilderness area in Southern Africa. Though the region is home to one of Africa’s remaining elephant strongholds, it’s lost 40% of its elephant population since 2001. This crisis has inspired a passionate group of people to join forces to stop the poaching. Here’s how the Zambezi Elephant Fund unites different parties in pursuit of a common goal—and uses Dropbox to make that work easier.

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