Benjamin Eu

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How to Stash Your Luggage for a Couple of Hours When Traveling

You’ve just landed at your travel destination, but the Airbnb won’t be available for a few hours. What to do? You could start exploring the city, but …

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel gave the best career advice to a 19-year-old aspiring entrepreneur

Newman dreams of being a tech mogul in the image of Snap. He even launched a company that helped local businesses create geofilters.<p>So when Snap's famous founder, Evan Spiegel, came to USC and spoke to one of his classes, Newman was all over it.<p>Spiegel created Snapchat with his cofounders while he …

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

The secrets of design aren’t so secret, you just have to take the right classes [Deals]

Everything that is good in the world of tech is designed well. Being able to craft an intuitive, user-pleasing experience or product might seem like magic, but that’s probably just because you haven’t studied it. This bundle of 9 courses, clocking in at 57 hours of content and worth hundreds of …

The exact pitch deck strategy I’ve used to raise $125M since 2011

The right way to create a killer pitch deck and get funded — from someone who has raised $125M since 2011.<p>Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially …

11 pieces of life-changing advice from commencement speeches by tech celebrities

A lot of them are filled with unnecessary cliches.<p>But these 11 speeches by some of the most successful tech giants will inspire you to do great things in life.

Footloose – Adjustable High Heels by Marte den Holllander

The high-heeled shoe is a classic example of a no pain, no gain product. Women wearing them take so much trouble for granted! I decided to challenge …

Small-scale agriculture holds big promise for Africa

Supporting smallholder irrigation through finance and technical assistance could significantly improve productivity and incomes<p>The recent discovery of a large aquifer in Kenya is a reminder that far from being dry, Africa has abundant water resources. The problem for farmers is access: only around …

Google Autocompletes The World’s Opinion Of Women–And It’s Not Pretty

Here’s one easy way to determine how rampant sexism is across the globe: run a Google search. To prove that masses of Internet users have worrying opinions on what women should–or cannot–do, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) tested the search …

Increasing Energy Access to Eradicate Extreme Poverty - Global Moms Challenge

It’s something most take for granted. When we flip a switch, the light goes on. But imagine living without power: students are unable to study after …

Facebook Is Building A $120 Million Town For Its Employees

Facebook is partnering with a Sacramento-based development company to build a 394-unit housing complex within walking distance of both its Menlo Park HQ and its new West Campus, which is under construction. Aside from 15 low income units required under agreements with local government, the rest of …

Dennis Rodman gives away name of Kim Jong-un's daughter

Former US basketball star and frequent North Korean visitor shares name of leader's baby Ju-ae<p>When it comes to announcing a baby's name to the world, some will have a quiet word with friends and family while others might send a discreet email.<p>But the Kim dynasty in North Korea has never been one …

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

Facebook gets serious about its public image, hires first chief marketing officer

Facebook just hired its first-ever chief marketing officer. It’s about damn time.<p>With Facebook stock creeping up, the company is signaling to the Street that it’s serious about pushing its products to consumers and maintaining a strong public image.<p>That job will fall to Gary Briggs, who had …

Foxconn brushes off claims of pollution in China

The company says that any emissions from its plant in Kunshan are well within the legal limits.<p>Foxconn is standing up to newly filed complaints against one of its factories in east China.<p>Any emissions at its plant in Kunshan fall within the legal requirements, Foxconn told Bloomberg in a statement …

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The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger …

The Top 10 Future Tech Trends From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

The only thing people in Silicon Valley like to do more than talk about the future of tech is to invent it. Tonight they settled for the second-best thing, in the form of the popular Top 10 Tech Trends dinner.<p>Hosted by the Churchill Club, which holds speaking events featuring top tech folks every …

What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

The secret to getting engineers to be more charismatic

<i>Olivia Fox Cabane is an executive coach with an unusual approach: She teaches her clients how to become more charismatic. It’s an odd calling for someone who is an introvert by nature. In this excerpt from “The Charisma Coach” published by Matter, writer Teresa Chin explains why Silicon Valley</i> …

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What is a quantum computer?

QUANTUM mechanics and computers traditionally don't mix. The strange fuzziness of the quantum world is a big obstacle for chip designers, who work …

Admitting You Were Wrong Doesn't Make You Weak -- It Makes You Awesome!

It takes tremendous fortitude to utter the words “I was wrong, and I am sorry”. I love that word: fortitude. I could list the dictionary definition of fortitude, but let’s be honest, why go to that trouble when Bill Gates blessed us with Microsoft Word’s single click to see its synonyms, which are: …