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SII ACQUA, AMICO MIO.

di Simone Barbero, originariamente postato <b>nella mia newsletter</b><b>.</b><p>Una delle citazioni più famose di Bruce Lee recita:<p>Non essere un’unica forma; …

How to be an “Overnight Success”

Every day of my life, I get somewhere between five and twenty emails from people who want to quit.<p>They’re usually coming to me as a last resort. They …

Professione startupper

Sono sempre più convinto che ciò di cui oggi l'Italia ha bisogno non sono altre "sicurezze". Occorre invece creare le condizioni per tornare a …

90% of Startups Fail Because They Don’t Do This

Yesterday while on Growth Hackers, I came across an article by Pieter Levels AKA Levels.io titled “How I Got My Startup to #1 on Product Hunt and …

Biggest Failures, Best Advice and Defining Success From 14 Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently connected with some of the most inspiring men and women in entrepreneurship. I asked them to share the best advice they’ve ever received, their biggest failure, lessons learned and their definition of success. Here what they …

Entrepreneurship

Why Silicon Valley Shouldn’t Be the Model for Innovation

Worldwide, politicians and policymakers lust after innovation, proclaiming it to be the ultimate solution to all economic maladies everywhere. Practically every country aspires to create its own Silicon Valley.<p>What a bad idea.<p>Not only is Silicon Valley pretty much impossible to recreate as an …

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

The phrase "personalized learning" gets tossed around a lot in education circles. Sometimes it's used in the context of educational technology tools …

Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sixty hours per week. That's how much I work, on average, which seems like a lot to some people. However, my job is my greatest hobby and my projects are like my children. Therefore, 60 hours per week is perfectly fine for me. Besides, my …

Web Summit, ecco le start up italiane che piacciono in Europa

Sono ben 93 le startup italiane che espongono qui al Web Summit, selezionate tra le più promettenti in Europa, una grandissima opportunità per …

Video e e-commerce: perchè no? Alcuni dati ed esempi

<b>E' passato un po' di tempo da quando ho scritto questo articolo.</b><br>Il mondo del digital è sempre in evoluzione e potresti trovare delle informazioni non …

18 successful startups that seemed crazy at first

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>What are the most ridiculous startup ideas that eventually became successful?<p><b>Answer by Michael Wolfe,</b> …

The Biggest Venture Capital Players Investing in Travel Startups

<i>Last week we launched our report Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry: Lessons & Strategies for Travel Startups, which looks at what type</i> …

The Periodic Table of Tech

The 118 venture capital firms, micro-VCs, angels, accelerators, late stage investors and acquirers you should know.<p>We’ve done a number of analyses …

Con i tablet si studia meglio. Una ricerca spiega perché

L'uso del tablet in classe permette di realizzare una lezione multitasking dove il docente riesce a cercare materiale sui motori di ricerca, video e …

Hackers: they're 'superheroes' that 'change the world'

Hackers, CyFI tells the audience at WIRED Next Generation, are good people. "They're the superheroes that help fix flaws in the internet so that it's …

Why the Gap Between Fashion and Tech Still Exists

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On September 9, Apple debuted its Watch in another attempt to close the gap between fashion and technology. The iconic tech company came out with three versions of the new device including the Watch Edition, which comes with an 18-karat …

High Fashion

The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

A few students, like Cheng Dao Fan, get close. "It's a woman, probably," she says searching her mind for a name. "It's not necessarily [an] …

Digital Natives, Except When It Comes To Textbooks

The spiral of destruction.<p>We're not talking about instability in the Middle East or Ebola.<p>We're talking textbooks.<p>Yesterday on <i>All Things Considered,</i> our friends at Planet Money explored the rise in college textbook costs. One big reason for the increase: the Internet. It gave students a vibrant …

Why Even Print Projects Need UX

<b>For a long time it seems like we’ve argued that the old art-and-copy agency teams of the past need an injection of UX.</b> We've seen UX become …

Every child should learn to program, but not necessarily how to code

I am a proud geek and father of three young children. I taught myself to code Basic at the age of 12 on my father’s Commodore 64, and I actively encourage my children to be enthused by the notion of building with digital tools. But I don’t necessarily agree with the notion that every child must …

When Women Stopped Coding

Modern computer science is dominated by men. But it hasn't always been this way.<p>A lot of computing pioneers — the people who programmed the first digital computers — were women. And for decades, the number of women studying computer science was growing faster than the number of men. But in 1984, …

The Business Journals

7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life

A unique perspective on what it takes to succeed in life.<p><b>Yeah that’s right; you heard me… I’m talking to you… I’m calling you out.</b><p>I’m looking you in …

Sex Is Sex. But Money Is Money. – Matter – Medium

Escorts make $100 a hand job — but entrepreneurs like me? We make $5,000 a night. Welcome to the new economy of the oldest profession.<p><b>By Svetlana</i> …

How quitting my corporate job for my startup dream f*cked my life up

Finally the SMS arrived:<p><i>“Tomorrow morning 5am, flight number AZ610 from Rome to NewYork.”</i><p>An SMS hitting my BlackBerry on Sunday evenings used to …

Silicon Valley 101

Code2040 welcomes the next generation of black and Latino engineering students with access, awareness and opportunities in tech<p>“I discovered Silicon …