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15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

30 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

But it's an ever-changing target. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com just sent us a list of tech skills that are worth over $100,000 a year. And that's just salary — a new job might also net you bonuses, stock options and the like. (Link, registration required.)<p>Dice is a …

Labor Economics

Email Is A Universal Plague; Can Mailbox Make It Manageable Again?

A quarter million desperate email haters have signed up for Mailbox, the email-as-to-do app. CEO Gentry Underwood shares his plans to repair our relationship with the inbox.<p>“Could we build an inbox that gave people a different relationship with their mail?” asks Orchestra CEO Gentry Underwood, …

Google April Fools 2013 joke roundup: Gmail Blue, Google Nose and more

The Google April Fools’ 2013 list of jokes seems the most comprehensive one so far, and it looks like Googlers have gone out of their way to make this April Fools’ Day the funniest one possible. Here’s what Google did for April Fools Day this year.<p>YouTube shutting down<p>One of the first jokes was the …

Google Fiber

Bonobos’ SF Engineers Split Between NY Relocation And New Company Led By CTO Mike Hart

Bonobos‘ newly hired San Francisco engineering team is fracturing, but there’s no disaster. Bonobos CTO Mike Hart has departed the company to become a co-founder, along with Cory Hicks, of a brand-new business.<p>After cooking up some hot new personalization technology at Bonobos, Hart and five other …

The Storefront: Imogene + Willie

<i>From the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>Matt and Carrie Eddmenson know denim.</b> For years, this husband-and-wife team was part of a family business that was the go-to source for processed, distressed denim for the likes of RRL and Rogan. And when that business went bust in 2008, they cut out on their own, creating …

Create an Entire Dining Set from Recycled Pallets

Over the last couple of years, sustainability, recycling and repurposing have been trending like crazy. With an estimated 2 billion pallets being used every day, and many more sitting around, no wonder so many projects have been done using pallets.<p>For our second foray into pallet hacking (be sure …

Woodworking