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Which Technology Stacks Are Most Popular Among Startups?

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Deploy a Sticky Notes App Built on React | Redux | Node.js

In 2017, reminders are crucial to keep schedules straight. Traditional Sticky Notes have become a thing of the past, until now. One of our Cosmic JS …

The complete guide to Node.js frameworks

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime, built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine, that’s suitable for implementing both desktop and server apps. Node.js uses …

Create Zip Files with JavaScript

While we’re doing amazing things with JavaScript on the server side, it’s important not to take our eyes off of some of the great stuff happening on …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

The full-stack employee

Nearly two years after I left Google, I’m starting to understand what’s going on in the professional sphere. The conventional seams between …

YouTube, Coffee and why audiobooks are a great way to consume even more books

Time is weird—and not, waking up upside down with your shirt on backwards, your mouth tasting of cigars, whiskey and lipstick weird—just weird in a …

Here’s what the top accelerators in North America are funding

The top startup accelerators have a history of seeing the future in ideas that sounded silly at the time. After all, who would have foreseen billion-dollar businesses based on renting your air mattress to strangers, or shopping for their groceries?<p>So when prestigious accelerators invest around …

How Airbnb, Dropbox, Reddit, Other Famous Brands, Scored Their First Users

<b>Airbnb, Dropbox, Reddit, and Quora</b> might be well known names today, but when they first started out, acquiring initial users was no walk in the</b> …

Now Everyone’s Getting Tattooed, This Startup Is Digitizing the Industry

With about a quarter of all adults now having a tattoo in the U.S. and the U.K., one Swedish startup intends to become the Expedia for getting …

Singa, a startup out of Helsinki, scores €1.75M seed round to build the ‘Spotify of karaoke’

I have an aversion to karaoke after the band I used to play in was entirely upstaged at a gig by a karaoke machine, but, as pastimes go, it remains a huge market. And where markets are big, startups like to go.<p>Enter Finland’s Singa, which is building a digital karaoke service that, in its own …

The Age of the Decacorn: 7 Companies Valued at More than $10 Billion

In the business world, a unicorn is a private company that is valued at more than $1 billion. Named for their rarity and their prestige, these …

Brain Zaps Will Take You From Average to Genius

The Department of Defense wants to build cyborg super-soldiers.<p>The United States Department of Defense is making a bet that human cognitive abilities …

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Before tackling driverless technology, this startup wants to make human drivers safer

Nauto, backed by Andy Rubin’s Playground, rolled out a device that will detect and warn drivers when they're distracted.<p>Many industry experts have prescribed driverless technology as the antidote to the persistence of driving-related deaths or injuries. Elon Musk himself has said it’s the …

What Instacart’s CEO Learned From Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos

Apoorva Mehta was 25 years old when he founded Instacart. Today, the online grocery delivery company is valued at more than $3 billion with more than …

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman: To Scale, Do Things That Don't Scale

To kick-off the new podcast, 'Masters of Scale,' Reid Hoffman chats with the co-founder of Airbnb, Brian Chesky, on creating the perfect experience for a handful of customers.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> <i>Masters of Scale</i><i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his</i> …

Coffee and Snacks Didn't Make Me More Productive When I Pulled An All-Nighter. Here's What Did

Level-up your performance the next time you're working late with these 6 strategies from seasoned investment bankers, "hackathon" sleep doctors, and battle-hardened Navy SEALs.<p>How many times have you heard someone say that long hours and late nights are "just part of the job"?<p>These days it's …

[BLOG POST] How to Make New Brain Cells and Improve Brain Function

Scientists used to believe that the brain stopped making new brain cells past a certain age. But that believe changed in the late 1990’s as a result …

I'm A Yogi Who Started Meditating Every Day For A Week. Here's What Happened

When I first started meditating, I had already been practicing yoga for six years. I had experienced small doses of meditation in my classes and …

5 research-backed ways to take better breaks that will improve your work

But Gazzaley and Rosen forewarn that taking the wrong sort of breaks might make us more susceptible to boredom and may actually backfire by making us want to take breaks more often.<p>From "The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World":<p>"… technology may be decreasing the time associated …

25 Things Only People Who Are Stressed All the Time Will Understand

It's morning, you're late, and you have about 1,743 things on your to-do list. You tell yourself not to freak out, then laugh out loud hysterically (yes, you get weird looks from people walking by) because obviously you're going to freak out and then you're going to worry about the time you're …

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