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By Ariel Coro | Lo cautivante del mundo de la tecnología / All things technology

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.

Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess entrepreneurial aspirations need to know how tough it is to …


How the world’s first robot astronaut is helping pave the way for the future of human-android interaction

With automated systems, self-driving cars, and robot helpers on the horizon, the way in which we interact with technology is going to undergo another massive shift. We might not have everyday access to these technologies now, but we will soon.

But for that to happen and for these technologies to …


Twitter just launched Periscope, its hot new streaming app

Twitter has launched Periscope today, the livestreaming app it acquired back in February.

Livestreaming has become a hot topic in recent weeks: Meerkat, a similar app, has seen a slew of media attention, explosive growth, and recently raised $12 million at an estimated $40 million valuation. Twitter …


Que es un Drone y dos modelos de drones que están impresionantes

Malware Can Steal Data From Non-Networked Computers, Via Heat

"Hot or not?" comes to computer security

Back in 1999, Neal Stephenson's novel Cryptonomicon introduced me to the idea of Van Eck phreaking—intercepting the weak electromagnetic radiation from a computer monitor to recreate what the person is seeing on the screen. Now security researchers have come …


An Exoskeleton That Acts Like a Wearable Chair

The Chairless Chair is a hydraulic powered chair that lends lower-body support to people who have to stand all day long.The post An Exoskeleton That …


A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier

Soon, it could take as little as $60 and a laptop to begin messing around with a car's digital innards.The post A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking …


Clever App Reveals a Snapshot of Your Location—In the Past

The app aims to bring glimpses of history to your smartphone screen.The post Clever App Reveals a Snapshot of Your Location—In the Past appeared …


The Most Important Thing on the Internet Is the Screenshot

Screenshots never used to be this powerful.The post The Most Important Thing on the Internet Is the Screenshot appeared first on WIRED.


Legendary investor Fred Wilson: Here's how much money a startup needs to raise

Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson has one simple principle when it comes to how much money startups should raise: less is more.

Mark Suster, a partner at Los Angeles-based VC firm Upfront Ventures, interviewed Wilson about how much money a company needs to raise to be successful.

"I just think if …


FTC opens new office to protect you from the Internet of Things

The FTC says it'll be broadening its scope with the launch of a new Office of Technology Research and Investigation, described by the agency as "the next generation in consumer protection." The new division succeeds and replaces the FTC's current Mobile Technology Unit, which focused on …

Internet of Things

How Platzi bootstrapped its way into Y Combinator to build the future of education

Latin American ed-tech startup Platzi will be on stage at Y Combinator’s Demo Day this Monday. As you may remember, Platzi is the new name of online education platform — a rebranding aimed at reflecting its global ambitions.

Its co-founders may also be familiar figures to TNW readers: …


25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.

Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we're arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Fashion Trends

Nintendo assures its new mobile games will mostly be developed internally

For years, Nintendo has had a strong stance as to why it wouldn’t bring its games and characters to the mobile platform, but that all began to change …


E-ink turns one pair of shoes into many shoes

Volvorii is a pair of chic heels with an embedded e-ink panel that can be programmed with patterns to match your outfit.

It seems we're only just …


Converted Factory-Turned-Vertical Farm Will Grow 2 Million Pounds of Vegetables

The city of Newark, New Jersey will soon be home to the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. A 69,000-square-foot building is currently under construction, and it will serve as the new global corporate headquarters for AeroFarms, an urban agricultural company. Having this facility means that …


Robot model for infant learning shows bodily posture may affect memory and learning

An Indiana University cognitive scientist and collaborators have found that posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge.

The …


Sawyer: Rethink Robotics Unveils New Robot

Earlier this week, we went up to Boston to see something new from Rethink Robotics. They wouldn’t tell us what (not even a hint), but we bought plane …


Latin America Is Home To Innovative Financial Tech Firms

Last autumn MasterCard asked the CVOX Group in Miami to put together a demo day in Brazil for startup tech firms. They expected about 15 applicants. Instead they got 236, and all but 36 of those were strong.

“That was very surprising,” said Ray Ruga, a co-founder of the firm. It just might have …

Latin America

Why Starbucks Pays Its Baristas With Stock: A Beginners' Guide To Company Stock

Kaycee Kiesz was 18 in September 1992 when she started work as a Starbucks barista. She took the part time gig to help cover costs while pursuing an accounting degree at Highline Community College, located about 20 miles south of Seattle. The coffee company had gone public that summer.

A year before …


Clearpath Robotics Raises $11.1 Million To Build Ethical Industrial Robots

Ontario-based industrial robot maker Clearpath Robotics announced today that it had raised CAD 14 million (about $11.1 million USD) today in a Series A round. RRE Ventures is leading the round and iNovia Capital is also participating.

Clearpath was founded by a group of friends from a robotics …


Vintage NASA photos full of space firsts (pictures)

From the first color photograph of Earth from space to Buzz Aldrin's 1966 spacewalking selfie, an auction of vintage NASA images brings together a …


Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You're an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here's how to work with yours.

Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they're the most effective way of working. But what's fascinating is why they make us work so well.

For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it's …


10 PDF reports to learn about usability

You always need a guidance whenever you are into the task of usability. You research online for several usability testing and materials. For your …

Information Architecture

Make Games On Your iPhone With Playr

Aside from the money-making behemoths like Candy Crush Saga, one of the most interesting trends in mobile gaming is the rise of flash-in-the-pan viral hits like Flappy Bird and Timberman. These games takes seconds to learn, days to master, are free or cost a few bucks each, and are basically …


Watch This Creepy Drone Climb A Wall [Video]

Spider-Man it is not

There’s a reason it’s Spider-Man and not Superman who climbs up the walls of buildings: Superman can fly instead. But the KAIST Urban Robotics Lab in South Korea wants to turn flying quadcopters into wall-crawling robots that could wash windows and inspect infrastructure. The …


Ways to Resist Our “Buy It Now” Culture

Understanding how the enticing world of immediate shopping hits our brains can keep us sane.

Managing a budget has never been easy, but with the …

Online Shopping

Smartphones Aren’t Everywhere, Yet

The race to integrate complex computing with communications technologies could lead to more people using smartphones around the world.

Having a mobile …

Intel Atom

Frugal Innovation Brings Healthcare to Rural India

A team of Intel researchers in India is finding ways to tackle social needs using affordable technologies.

For India’s emerging urban middle class, …