Eugene Gussman

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Leatherman’s New Wearable Multitool Is TSA-Approved

Since 1983, Leatherman has made a mint selling men increasingly elaborate multitools, under the rather fanciful notion that they will someday be in a position where instantaneous access to, say, a torx wrench the size of a pencil eraser will somehow save the day. For that man, we write this post: …

Google considers warning internet users about data risks

<b>Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.</b><p>Many sites have adopted the secure version of the basic web protocol to help safeguard data.<p>The proposal was made by the Google developers working on the search firm's Chrome …

Mobile Analytics Company Mixpanel Raises $65M Round With An $865M Valuation

Mixpanel, which describes itself as offering “the most advanced analytics platform ever,” is announcing that it has raised $65 million in new funding.<p>That round comes entirely from previous investor Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder/CEO Suhail Doshi told me that it values Mixpanel at $865 million …

How to optimize your business with a mobile app

When it comes to the business value of mobile, the growth and engagement numbers speak for themselves. According to one study from Cisco, traffic from wireless and mobile devices are expected to outpace wired devices by 2018. Not to mention, mobile data traffic will grow three times faster than …

Le Wagon Is An Impressive French Coding Bootcamp For Entrepreneurs

Coding bootcamps are nothing new, but they have always been more popular in the U.S. than in Europe. Last year, when Le Wagon started, it was a breath of fresh air. The team not only wanted to bring the concept back to Europe, but also wanted to add its own flavor. Le Wagon is a coding school …

Insight in the age of digital disruption

<b>Put your finger on the pulse of the digital economy.</b><p>Our analyst team engages directly with IT industry leaders to understand the innovative …

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Restaurant payments startup Swipely whips up a fresh $20M

Restaurants and bars are getting smarter about the way they deal with customers these days.<p>Providence, Rhode Island-based Swipely makes a cloud-based payments system that lets restaurants and bars crunch data to find their best customers, detect most popular menu items, launch rewards programs, and …

Your Google Searches May Help Decide Your Facebook Ads

The ads you see on Facebook may soon look a lot like the ads you see on Google.<p>Marketers are now able to take keywords from your search query on …

A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations

Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.<p>If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running …

Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Frontier For Social Networks

Now, though, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others are beginning to use artificial intelligence techniques to build out their "deep learning" capacities. They're starting to process all the activity occurring over their networks, from conversations, to photo facial recognition, to gaming activity.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

3 big SEO trends for 2014 that will help you win the traffic game

In the past couple of years, SEO has turned from a compliment to a curse word. From being associated with technology, to being associated with Spam. Thus, new buzzwords have woken up to cover for SEO’s reputation flaws and bring new and positive connotations into the puzzling world of online …

Proto.io Lets You Create Mobile App Prototypes And See Them Run In A Native App

Proto.io, a mobile prototyping platform that’s been organically growing its footprint over the last couple of years, is now offering a fairly notable new feature: In addition to being able to easily build mobile app prototypes using its service, it has just launched native iOS and Android apps that …

Половина университетов США исчезнут

<b>Мнение</b><b>:</b> Рост образовательных кредитов и низкие шансы найти работу по специальности ведут к сокращению абитуриентов в США. Половина из существующих …

Orbotix launches Sphero education initiative

<b>The creator of smartphone-controlled robotic toy Sphero has launched an initiative aimed at teaching kids programming, robotics and maths.</b><p>Orbotix — …

Apps

Facebook, Google, Twitter in new scrum over mobile app ad gold rush

At its F8 developer conference next week, Facebook is expected to present plans for a mobile advertising network, and in so doing turn on an additional revenue stream that could mint it billions more in mobile advertising revenue -- but not if Google and Twitter have a say in the matter.<p>A mobile ad …

Pinterest, Yahoo, Dropbox and the (kind of) quiet content-as-data revolution

If you’re keeping count, Pinterest’s acquisition of Visual Graph on Monday is at least the seventh of its kind by popular web companies in the last …

Norman Foster unveils plans for elevated 'SkyCycle' bike routes in London

Plan for 220km network of bike paths suspended above railway lines could see commuters gliding to work over rooftops<p>Gliding through the air on a bike might so far be confined to the fantasy realms of singing nannies and aliens in baskets, but riding over rooftops could one day form part of your …

2014 Outlook: Annus Not-So-Horribilis

Overview<p>US: The broad characteristics of the investment climate are unlikely to change very much in the first part of next year. The largest policy …

Intel Has Acquired Kno, Will Push Further Into The Education Content Market With Interactive Textbooks

We had a tip about, and have now confirmed, Intel’s latest acquisition: Kno, the education startup that started life as a hardware business and later pivoted into software — specifically via apps that let students read interactive versions of digitized textbooks.<p>“I can confirm Intel has purchased …