JSNHWG

69 Flips | 8 Magazines | 5 Followers | @JSNHWG | Keep up with JSNHWG on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “JSNHWG”

Udacity wants to get you a job in the nascent VR industry

Udacity – the online school started by Google X founder and self-driving car pioneer Sebastian Thrun— is offering a new “nanodegree” online to prepare students for jobs in the still emerging industry of virtual reality.<p>Udacity promises to give online learners with no prior programming experience …

The CEO guide to China’s future

How China’s business environment will evolve on its way toward advanced-economy status.<p><b>For ten years or more,</b> China has been a uniquely powerful …

3 Surefire Ways to Become More Productive in Your Life

How to Become More Productive in Your Life?<p>Steve jobs fascinated the world with his innovative ideas where he reached from nowhere to somewhere. His …

Self-improvement

Generation Z and the 6 Forces Shaping the Future of Business

Put aside all the discussion of millennials for now. It's time we start thinking about Generation Z.<p>First there were Baby Boomers, then Generation X, and then Millennials. But now a new generation is entering the workforce and shaking things up by changing the way we look at employees and work in …

Tesla’s 3-Phase 4-Pole AC Induction Motor — Why Nikola Tesla’s 19th Century Induction Motor Is The Ideal Choice For The 21st Century Electric Car

<b>Published on</b> May 30th, 2016 | <i>by Steve Bakker</i><p>109<p>Tesla’s 3-Phase 4-Pole AC Induction Motor — Why Nikola Tesla’s 19th Century Induction Motor Is The …

Your 'Dumb' Business Idea Could Bring You A Fortune

What do Amazon, Dell Computer, Home Depot, Airbnb, and Uber have in common? They all started with a “dumb” idea.<p>Every fortune begins with a business idea that passes the market test and turns into a product that changes people’s lives.<p>Business ideas come in two types — smart ideas and “dumb” …

Home Depot

Facebook begins testing live video streaming for all users

Also: collages!<p>Four months after introducing live video streaming for celebrities and other high-profile users, Facebook is now rolling the feature out to everyone inside its flagship app. Starting with a small test today, Facebook users will be able to use a redesigned status menu to select "live …

Everything to play for as employers turn to video games in recruitment drive

Job interviews have traditionally been painful affairs, with applicants sitting, sweaty-palmed, in some anteroom wondering whether or not to accept a biscuit. But today’s job applicants may well find themselves facing not an intimidating interview panel but a computer-based “psychometric” test.<p>And …

Employment

Domino's unveils the DXP, the first purpose-built pizza-delivery vehicle

Domino's has just lifted the veil on the DXP, a vehicle built solely for pizza delivery. The car, which started life as an ordinary 2015 Chevrolet Spark, has been re-engineered for the sole purpose of delivering pizza and everything that entails, including keeping the food at the right …

San Diego

Valk Fleet Is Delivery Hero’s Stealthy Logistics And Food Delivery Platform

Delivery Hero, the European online take-out ordering behemoth that was recently valued at $3.1 billion by investors, is busy building a new logistics and food delivery company.<p>Valk Fleet is a B2B offering that provides technology and a fleet of drivers to power the food delivery of restaurants and …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

Robinhood launches its free stock-trading app on Android

The simple and stylish stock-trading app Robinhood has arrived on Android. Robinhood launched for the iPhone late last year, offering users a stripped-down overview of their portfolio and a fee-free way to buy and sell. In the time since, Robinhood says that it's brought on "hundreds of thousands" …

With $3.6 Million In Funding, Meal Box Is Building A Turkish Food Delivery Empire

After launching in Istanbul just over a year ago, Meal Box, a healthy meal delivery startup, is looking to corner the take-out market in the world’s fifth-largest city.<p>Backed by $3.6 million in funding from Aslanoba Capital, one of Turkey’s most active venture firms, the company wants to replace …

MacroFab Raises $2M In Seed Funding To Help Hardware Startups Manufacture PCB Boards

MacroFab, a platform to help hardware startups prototype and manufacture PCB boards, has raised a $2 million seed round led by Techstars Ventures.<p>Any company that has worked with manufacturers to produce PCB boards knows how hard it can be. The process is old fashioned and time intensive, with lots …

The Windows 10 privacy issues you should know about

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake.<p>The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and …

The 5 Types Of Innovation For The Future Of Work, Pt. 1: Employee Innovation

As the world of work continues to evolve at a rapid pace innovation continues to become both a top priority and a top challenge. For most companies, innovation is handled behind closed doors in a secluded part of the company that only a few have access to. This type of innovation is no longer …

Innovation

Scientists make a transistor from a single molecule

You're looking at what could be not just one of the smallest semiconductor parts ever, but one of the smallest semiconductor parts <i>possible</i>. A worldwide research team has built a transistor that consists of a single copper phthalocyanine molecule, a dozen indium atoms and an indium arsenide backing …

Nanotech

Google acquires Pixate - mobile app prototyping service now free

Google’s never-ending shopping spree continues as the company tries to expand its reach anywhere possible. Their latest acquisition has just been announced and developers will be especially fond of it. The Search Giant is now welcoming the Pixate crew and integrating them right into their design …

Pixate

Saying farewell to Pixate.<p>When we launched Pixate, our mission was to change the way mobile apps were prototyped. We joined Google just over a year …

Apps

Brushless DC Electric Motor (with Hall Sensor)

Introduction: Brushless DC Electric Motor (with Hall Sensor)<p>This <b>DC</b><b>electric motor</b> project uses a <b>Hall</b> sensor to detect the position of the <b>rotor</b> and …

A Powerful New Way to Edit the Human Genome

UK Government Study Finds: If Nothing Is Done, Expect Civilizations' Collapse By 2040

<b>New scientific models supported by the British government’s Foreign Office show that if we don’t change course, in less than three decades industrial</b> …

Climate Change

Memory alloy bounces back into shape 10 million times

<b>Engineers have produced an alloy that springs back into shape even after it is bent more than 10 million times.</b><p>"Memory shape alloys" like this have many potential uses, but present incarnations are prone to wearing out.<p>The new material - made from nickel, titanium and copper - shatters previous …

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there to keep our lights on and our Netflix streaming. But a new study from MIT (PDF) suggests that's not the case. According to the massive report (an epic 356 pages) current crystalline silicon …

Clean Energy

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

Raspberry Pi

10 Rules Successful Startups Should Follow

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Carol Broadbent and Tom Hogan are the founders and principals of Crowded Ocean, a Silicon Valley marketing agency that has launched over 35 startups, with 10 of those companies being either acquired or going public.</i><p>Having launched over 35 startups in our decade of operation, we’ve …

Add Graphene To Spider Silk To Create The Strongest Fiber Yet

Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade<p>Your move, limpets. Earlier this year, the long-reigning champion of the Strongest Biological Material Competition, spider silk, was usurped by the upstart limpet teeth. But we all knew that the arachnids would not go quietly into the night.<p>In an unorthodox move, …

VoxieBox Displays 3D Images Just Like R2D2’s Message From Princess Leia

Voxon, chosen out of the Hardware Alley to do the ‘wildcard’ pitch during TechCrunch Disrupt NY, demonstrated a truly amazing technology today. Imagine the scene from Star Wars where Princess Leia is projected in 3 dimensions recording a message to Obi-Wan Kenobi. Well, Voxon’s VoxieBox product …

Meet the man responsible for Google's billion-dollar acquisitions

On its top ten acquisitions alone, it has spent more than $24.5 billion dollars.<p>That's a lot of money, but Google has learned how to make the most of those purchases. Time Magazine recently wrote that the company had "perfected" the Silicon Valley acquisition, in part because its so good at …