Scott Carvalho

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50 of Boston’s Most Essential Bars

Boston loves booze. From Irish pubs to high-end cocktail destinations, long-tenured dive bars to beer bars with extensive tap lists, sports bars with a million televisions to wine bars with a penchant for sherry, the city has it all.<p>To describe Boston’s most essential bars, one must consider all …

Boston

Essential Boston Late-Night Food, According to Bartenders

To find out where to get the best snack, meal, or drink long after the sun goes down, we asked Boston-area bartenders about their favorite haunts.<p>Read on to see their recommendations, from whole fish at Peach Farm in Chinatown (open until 3 a.m. daily) to frappes at South Street Diner, a very rare …

New England

Algoriz lets you build trading algorithms with no coding required

Traders who have an idea for a money-making algorithm have two choices: learn to code themselves, or hire a great engineer. But neither of these two options are realistic, especially for part-time traders who don’t have a large bankroll behind them.<p>Meet Algoriz, a startup participating in Y …

Trading

Activehours, which makes every day a payday, just raised $22 million in Series A funding

What if you didn’t have to wait every two weeks to receive a paycheck?<p>What if you could be wired the money you earned almost immediately after a shift?<p>What if, unlike with payday lenders, you didn’t have to pay interest on those payments? Instead, you were merely encouraged to donate a kind of tip …

Personal Finance

Which programming languages are most popular (and what does that even mean)?

Popularity may not be a single vector answer, but students and professionals still want to know if they're guiding their careers and companies in the …

UC Berkeley

RedShelf raises $4M to shake up college textbook market

Walk through a bookstore and you can see $5.99 paperbacks along one wall and omg-how-much? college textbooks along the other. E-textbook company RedShelf today announced it raised a $4 million Series B from Coniston Capital, with participation from existing investors, including the National …

College & University

These are the best podcasts you should be listening to right now

Podcasts have become excellent sources for great storytelling, interviews, and journalism.<p>From a few minutes to more than an hour, podcasts give content creators a chance to speak directly to their listeners free of distractions, and give listeners a new way to expand their minds during their daily …

Comedy

Why The Shape Of A Company’s Logo Matters

Welcome to a world in which curves are a good thing.<p>Think about the iconic brand names you know: Apple, Target, McDonald’s, Gap. What images come to mind? For many of us, probably their logos. That’s because whether it’s an apple or big golden arches, a logo is crucial to a company’s identity. Now, …

Graphic Design

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015 | Inc.com

If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where we're heading as a society. They also inspire continued …

Public Speaking

These are the only 3 apps Apple and Google both agreed were the best of 2015

At the end of every year, Apple and Google pour over their respective app stores and select their favorite apps to highlight in their own year-end collections.<p>These lists aren't just the apps with the most downloads. Instead they are handpicked by teams at each company, featuring a mixture of …

Apps

Apple names the best iOS apps of 2015

Apple on Wednesday announced its choices for the best iOS apps of 2015. Taking top honors was Periscope, an app Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

Snapchat's valuation falls by 25%, and more big tech companies will follow

The big tech companies of our time are being cut down to size.<p>Snapchat, the messaging service with 100 million daily active users, and which rejected …

Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

In other words, instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.<p>The same strategy works for pretty much anything you're hoping to commit to memory, and there's a growing body of research behind it. Psychologists call this …

The Brain

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>There are so many ways to use the app and since we talk a lot about productivity here on the Buffer blog, I …

DraftKings, FanDuel Face Scrutiny Under Federal Gambling Law | Inc.com

Think wagering $20 to win $1 million by picking a winning combination of NFL players for a fantasy team this Sunday is gambling? The league says it isn't.<p>So do fast-growing daily fantasy sports companies like DraftKings and FanDuel that offer the games and advertise with the long gambling-adverse …

Fantasy Sports

Paper for iPhone will change the way you take notes

Taking notes on a smartphone has become so much more than just typing text.<p>How often do you see something that you want to remember and take a photo with your phone's camera? Or take a screenshot to save a photo you like on Instagram?<p>You may have a checklist app for going to the grocery store, a …

Apps

10 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch | Inc.com

It's 2015, and it’s no secret that millions of Americans are excited about startup culture in the country and around the world. It’s hard not to be fascinated by the growing landscape of thousands of new lean startups, most intending to disrupt entire industries.<p>Perhaps <i>you</i> want to get in on the …

Self-improvement

China’s astounding spending to prop up its economy

At “Summer Davos” in the coastal Chinese city of Dalian, a city whose large public squares and progressive modern urban layout were built during the …

China

Today in Gear Archives • Gear Patrol

April 16-20<p>A week's worth of product news, reviews and buying guides, all in one place.<p>What's New, Now<p>The best way to catch up on the day's most …

Product Management

EDC Upgrade: A Better Pocket Notebook

As smartphones get bigger, more are ending up in users’ bags rather than their pockets. This means two things: first, that whipping out a smartphone …

Essential Cheap Eats in Boston

From tacos to falafel, dumplings to doughnuts, here’s a selection of some of the best cheap eats in the Boston area — filling, delicious meals that won’t put too much of a dent into one’s wallet.<p>This map will be updated periodically; comment below with your own favorite cheap eats or hit up the …

Boston

How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

Perhaps your accessories collection is so vast it needs its own closet. Or perhaps you’re a one tie, one watch type who can barely remember if …

Men's Fashion

Exercises CrossFit Athletes Should Do Every Day

Starrett says that there are four key positions that he tasks all of his clients—from average Joes to NFL stars—with nailing. “These four positions are the aspects of people’s movement mechanics that are most limiting to their progress and performance,” he says.<p>Translation: If you can nail these …

How to create digital floor plans

Looking for an easy way to see how your furniture will look in a different arrangement? How about what to do with an oddly shaped room? Check out the HomeStyler website to make a digital floor plan.<p>After several years, you may decide it's time to rearrange your home so it can feel like a new place. …

Outdoor Spaces

Want to Be a Better Leader? Listen to These Podcasts

These shows are a great source of advice and inspiration for anyone in business.

Podcasting

Organize your desktop like a Mac expert with Spaces

Learn how to improve your multitasking ways by employing OS X's Mission Control and Spaces features.<p><i>Welcome to Mac Mondays! Each Monday, the team at CNET How To will go in-depth on ways you can improve your Mac. We'll talk performance upgrades (for old and new models), hardware hacks, and workflow</i> …

MacBook Pro

Bag Week: Herschel Heritage BackPack Plus

Chances are, you’ve seen someone wearing a Herschel backpack. They have signature leather elements including zipper pulls and straps, depending on the series, and they always bear the company’s old-timey logo in a small white patch somewhere you can reasonably expect it to get seen.<p>The Heritage …

9 Spotify tools for hardcore music fans

What more could music fans want from an app that contains more than 20 million songs? Quite a bit, it turns out.<p>There are several tools you can use …