TED: From mach-20 glider to humming bird drone →
Regina Dugan, DARPA Executive (now with Google), speaks at TED about the impossible becoming possible, when fear of failure isn’t an obstacle. Wait for the Q&A session at the end. Jaw dropping, really!! DAPRA’s mission: Responsible for creating and preventing strategic surprise.
Bliss Control - manage all your social settings... →
Apple To Announce What They're Going To Do With... →
parislemon: The obvious answer is that they’re going to do a dividend. But remember that Apple doesn’t always do what’s obvious. Also remember that the majority of their cash (and cash equivalents) is overseas. If they try to bring that money stateside, it’s going to be taxed accordingly. I’d still bet on dividend, but I wouldn’t bet against something else. Maybe building more of their own...
parislemon: Power →
So true. Waiting for that disruptive technology that will change our lives. parislemon: My single biggest takeaway from SXSW was all the talk about battery life. Every single person. All the time. People changing plans because they needed to recharge their phones. People walking around with chargers. People who were chargers. Mophies galore. People uninstalling apps that would…
Americans Don't Have Time For Slow Websites... →
snackr.com Wow, 4 seconds - that’s the loading time to beat. Any longer, and you’ll start losing potential online consumers… More vivid insights in the Mashable infographic. http://flpbd.it/eU9uo
Google Confirms Kevin Rose and Some of Milk Team... →
Liz Gannes, allthingsd.com Google today confirmed the news we brought you yesterday: Kevin Rose and some of the team from his mobile app incubator Milk will be joining the company. The word came in two Google+ posts by Bradley Horowitz and Kevin Rose, which speaks… It’s official: Kevin Rose joins Google social team, following the acquisition of his startup Milk.
16 reasons NOT to buy a new iPad (including 7 that... →
An awesome list, really. Take reason #2 for example: Retina Display: If you want to see the phanbois erupt, it’ll be over this. But hear me out. Yes, I know there are more pixels on this beast than on HDTVs. And yes, I know there are more pixels on this display than most 24″ computer displays. But. The. Screen. Is. Still. Only. Nine. Inches.
Daring Fireball: iPad (3) →
After 244 years, Britannica printing will come to... →
‘Son, when your dad was at school, we used hard copy encyclopedia sets, that had 32 volumes and weighed like two people. Just FYI :-)’
Kevin Allocca - what makes a video go viral →
Awesome TED talk. And a funny one as well. Just watch.
The Highlight SXSW Drinking Game | Sean Percival's... →
Here’s how it works: Download and install the Highlight app Charge your phone (you’ll need the juice) Change your bio/blurb in the app to use a structure like: Hello I’m <name>, I’m into < your interests> and I’ll buy you a drink if you <an action you want>. #highlighting (See more examples below) That’s it! Now await for your first Highlighter to approach you to share a...
10 Innovative Uses of Facebook Timeline for Brands →
Couple of good ones there, Old Spice being one of them.
Jon Stewart explains to Iran who controls the... →
And why they should behave nicely to us, Jews :-)
Brilliant ad to launch your startup! Not sure if I’ll be a loyal user to the product, but I’ll definitely order a box or two of razors because of that ad.
Shimon Peres - Be My Friend for Peace →
Israeli President launching his Facebook page with this video, by Noy Alooshe.
Forbes: How to work a room like you own the place →
Some solid tips for your next event: Come with a purpose Watch your body language Don’t hang with people you already know
Some tips for interacting with the press - Chris... →
Here are a few things I’ve learned over the years about the best ways for entrepreneurs to interact with the press (by press I mean blogs as well as traditional media).
parislemon: I remember when Soluto presented at (and won) the first TechCrunch Disrupt in New York in May 2010. The pitch was an instant hit: most PCs run like crap, but they don’t need to. I had solved the problem a few years earlier with an expensive solution: buying a Mac. But I recognized that this wasn’t a feasible option for millions of others. Which is why CrunchFund later...