Roberto Del Valle

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These 5 Big Tech Trends Are Changing the Way We Learn

Our current education system is not fit for purpose. Student mental health is at an all-time low, and student debt is at an all-time high. Dominated …

Education Technology

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world

It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon future<p>It started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can …

Startups

How vertical farming reinvents agriculture

Instead of growing crops in sunny fields or greenhouses, some companies stack them and grow them in old, dark warehouses with UV lights — saving water and harvesting produce faster.<p>In an old carpet factory on the outskirts of the Belgian city of Kortrijk, an agricultural upheaval is being plotted: …

Aquaponics

Everything You Need to Know to Write Blog Posts That Readers Will Love

Digital marketing expert Neil Patel shares his top tips for writing blog posts that people will read--and share.<p><i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Neil Patel is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded several successful web analytics firms such as Crazy Egg and Kissmetrics.<p>He's also one of the …

Electric car plus motorcycle: The autocycle

It sounds too good to be true: designed and made in America, gets around 85 mpg, and costs under $7,000.<p>That�s the promise of the Elio E-Series, an …

Why You Don't 'See' Motorcycles on the Road

As illustrated by the SUV driver who nearly ran me over.<p>The late-model Ford Escape and I arrived at the intersection in my neighborhood at about the same time. I recognized the driver, a nice guy whose kids play with mine. I brought my Honda CB1100 to a stop and waited. So did he. Which was …

16 thought-provoking global predictions for 2016

2015 was a roller coaster of a year for analysts of global economics and politics. Terrorist tragedies from the United States and France to Nigeria …

8 gadgets to help you relax in the new year | ZDNet

The PIP<p>The PIP is a biosensor that helps you learn to relax using biofeedback, a process through which users learn to control their body and mind by …

3D-printed medicine may be the next big thing

There’s a revolution happening in the medical field, and it starts and ends with 3D printing. Scientists have successfully printed skin, self-forming …

This New Injectable Foam Can Repair And Regrow Degenerating Bones

This is awesome.<p>Researchers in France have developed a special kind of injectable foam that could be a significant help in repairing bones damaged by …

8 Startups Disrupting Multiple Industries From The World's Largest Startup Accelerator in Boston

<i>Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup. You can sign up to stay up to date with this series here.</i><p>Startup Insider got to visit MassChallenge, which is said to be the world's largest …

Startups

Low oil prices are intensifying competition between OPEC members

With swelling crude oil inventories and rising global oil production, oil prices have now fallen below 11-year lows. On Monday December 21, 2015, Brent was trading at $36.04 per barrel while the WTI benchmark was trading at $34.74 a barrel.<p>While investment bankers from Goldman Sachs are predicting …

Oil

This couple quit their jobs to travel the world and is building a business on the move: Pikkabox

<b>Big corporations and the employable model</b><p>A couple of months ago Brazilian entrepreneur Gustavo Tanaka shared a massively popular post on Medium …

Comment on Longer Life in a Pill May Already Be Available at Your Local Drug Store by Germen Roding

Richard, that is an obsolete, misinformed scarcity mindset. Technically spoken, we can produce about 0.2 kilograms of edible material,about 800 kcal, …

Drugstore

Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness……So What Good is It? The Future of Money.

Chapter 1<p>Chronicles of a Not So Distant Future<p>The idea of these Chronicles had its origins about a year ago when I was invited to a seminar about …

NEW UNICORNS: The 42 startups that grew to be worth billions in 2015

1/<p>42. Datto<p>Screenshot/YouTube<p><b>Valuation:</b> $1 billion<p><b>Founded:</b> 2007<p><b>What it does:</b> Datto helps small and medium-sized businesses get back to work after …

Startups

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

Developing Countries

A startup that finds discount flight tickets 'hidden' on airline websites just launched in the US

So when Oliver Dlouhý and Lucie Brešová told me their startup, Skypicker, helps people find flights that cost as much as 90% lower than those booked via a regular flight ticket, I was skeptical, but definitely interested.<p>If you're like me, you probably use a flight aggregation service to buy your …

Flying

10 times science ruled in 2014

There's no denying it: Science is cool, and 2014 was no exception.<p>This year, we discovered that one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, was shooting …

10) Someone Else’s Project

Some people are just scared of all motorcycles, even 50cc mopeds with a top speed slower than an Olympic sprinter. But there exists a handful of …

6 Ways to Upgrade Instant Ramen

Confession time. Sometimes I actually like instant ramen. You know, those little packets of salty noodles that are only 30¢? I don’t eat them often, …

Vermonters Are Installing The First Tesla Home Batteries, Preparing For Winter

But they might well help utilities as well, smoothing out demand peak and reducing the cost of dealing with outages.<p>That’s why Mary Powell, CEO of …

Customers

Cash losing its currency? - Sweden prepares to bid farewell to physical money

How long will Swedes continue queuing at cash machines to get their Kroner?<p>The answer is, maybe not that long at all.<p>Sweden already uses less physical money than any other country and could be set to become the world’s first cashless society over the next few years.<p>Swedish Central Bank data shows …

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Johns Hopkins University

Germany just fired up a monster machine that could revolutionize the way we use energy

The machine is called the Wendelstein 7-X, or W7-X for short. It's a type of nuclear-fusion machine called a stellarator and is the largest, most sophisticated of its kind.<p>Nuclear fusion could prove to be a clean, inexhaustible energy source. But humans are still a ways from successfully building a …

Physics

Jefes Ojetes (Los verdaderos Horrible Bosses)

Variopintito (6/11/2015)<p>Hace dos años empecé a trabajar tiempo completo con un tipo que es extremadamente difícil. Al principio se presentó como una …

Capítulo 2. Barriles de aire y tanques de sol. La energía del futuro.

Crónicas de un Futuro Cercano. Variopintito 10/12/2015<p>En las últimas semanas de este 2015, el mundo se ha visto otra vez sorprendido por lo que …

La mentira en los tiempos del Internet. Variopintito 18/10/2016

Decía PT Barnum «nace un tonto cada minuto». Bendito sea el Internet que hasta eso ha acelerado. Y no necesariamente es incapacidad, a veces puede …

Lo raro de ser raro. Variopintito. 21/10/2015

Empezamos el divague de hoy con la siguiente historia. Se llama “Conoce a El Estable Esteban”<p>Conoce a Esteban el Estable<p>El trabajador corporativo que …

Chronicles of a Not So Distant Future

>Prologue<p>I have been flirting with the idea of sharing what I think it is to come for quite some time. When I discussed the title with some people …