Jesús Zurdo

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Why I cut my income in half and stopped freelancing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>There’s a lot of stories of freelancing success out there and to most people looking from the outside I could be one of them too.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>I’m not going …

One month with the OnePlus 2: The good, the bad, and the meh

Smartphone upstart OnePlus scored a minor success with its first phone, the OnePlus One, shifting 1.5 million devices globally in its first year in business. But all eyes were on the China-based company when its second phone was unveiled last month: the somewhat predictably titled OnePlus 2.<p>Initial …

Gear & Gadgets

<i>Last night saw the UK launch of the ‘ecomodernist manifesto’, produced by the US Breakthrough Institute. The manifesto calls on environmentalists to embrace technology in order to save nature. Professor Georgina Mace was one of the speakers. Here, she summarises her argument.</i><p>It is refreshing and …

Ecology

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Imperial to create new opportunities for spin-outs and scale-ups at Babraham

Imperial is to invest in a new facility at the Babraham Research Campus in Cambridge to support spin-out and scale-up companies.

The Very Best Books I Read in 2014

Every year, I try to narrow down the hundred plus books I have recommended or read down to just the three or four best. I know that people are busy, …

Merck-NewLink Ebola vaccine trial resumes at lower dose: Geneva hospital | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - The clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine developed by Merck and NewLink resumed on Monday at a lower dose after a pause to assess complaints of joint pains in some volunteers, the University of Geneva hospital said.<p>An Ebola outbreak, the worst on record of the highly infectious …

Plasma trials and two antiviral drugs are being used on sufferers but their effectiveness remains unknown<p>Even at the Royal Free hospital in London, the lead UK specialist centre for Ebola, doctors have limited options for treating their patients. In the end, survival may depend more on the strength …

Disease

The world’s hottest new travel experiences for 2015

Which of the planet’s amazing experiences are on your wish list for 2015? How about exploring the inside of an ice cap in Iceland, star-gazing in Australia’s outback or zip-lining over lush valleys in Taiwan?<p>Lonely Planet’s destination gurus have scoured the globe to find awesome attractions for …

15 Worst Tech Predictions Of All Time

There’s an old saying that goes, <i>“Predicting the future is easy … getting it right is the hard part.”</i> As we welcome in the start of another year, we’re greeted with an almost unlimited supply of Nostradamus-wannabes trying to predict how the future of technology will play out. The interesting part …

Ford Motor Company

These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm