Ben Gonshaw

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Why Silicon Valley wants to hack the food industry

We stood in an airy San Francisco warehouse, staring at two plastic cups of gleaming mayonnaise. A golden retriever snored lightly in a patch of sunlight on the floor as Josh Tetrick, the 33-year-old founder of Hampton Creek Foods, waited for me to scoop up the fluffy, effulgent goop with a chunk …

The Complete Quantitative Guide To Judging Your Startup

Raising capital from investors is often a frustrating experience. While part of that frustration will always be present when working on high-risk projects, a lot of the aggravation comes from the lack of clear signposts that allow founders to judge their company’s performance. The reality is, most …

Kinect-based games shown to have positive impact on children with learning difficulties

A company called Kinems is using personalised, video game-based learning to improve the skills of children with motor impairments and learning …

Leave the absolute zero to NASA. Your quantum computer will be an API

If you’ve seen the video below, you know what it takes to run a quantum computer. The only version commercially available today, made by D-Wave …

James Frey and Google team up to fuse interactive teen novels with AR games

We knew Google's Niantic Labs was planning to use its Ingress tech to power other augmented reality games, but we didn't expect this. In an announcement today, Niantic announced it has teamed up with publisher HarperCollins to create a location-based game for <i>ENDGAME,</i> a new book trilogy for young …

Morning Star: Alex Seropian's crazy plan to change the world of video games, again

We explore how the Halo co-creator plans to reinvent the shooter for tablets.<p>Two years ago, Alex Seropian was on the top of the world. And he hated it.<p>As vice president of development at Disney Interactive, Seropian oversaw the venerable entertainment company's entire video game arm. It was the top …

Daily chart: How does the civil war in Syria, which pits rebels armed with light weapons against the tanks and jets of the government, compare with the bombs planted by terrorists in Pakistan or the drug war in Mexico? Today's chart gives the clearest picture of how deaths from organised internal conflict in 2012 stack up. View chart here: http://econ.st/13Vz5FV

How Mothers Are Using Social Games to Educate Children on Women's Rights

<i>This post was originally written for Half the Sky Movement: The Game, a Facebook game that creates real change for women and girls.</i><p>While some parents shy away from letting their kids play games or learn about tough social issues, such as injustices against women, there’s a new breed of mothers …