Jeanne Runkle

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My Visit With the Lord of the Startups: Y Combinator's Paul Graham

After filming so many successful graduates of the world-famous preparatory academy for entrepreneurs, Y Combinator, for A TOTAL DISRUPTION, I was inspired to journey up the river and find their leader. I quickly discovered that Paul Graham doesn't like the word "incubator." Or, for that matter, …

7 Things You Should Know About Bourbon

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, a celebration of America’s “native spirit.” I celebrate bourbon pretty much year-round, but it’s nice …

10 Strategic Tips for Creating Your Website

A website is an important component to the success of your business. Today's consumer is a much smarter shopper, especially with the introduction of social media networks. When researching a product or company the first place a shopper likely turns to is the company's website. Your website gives …

'Sons of Anarchy' Season Premiere: When Is A Controversy Not A Controversy?

<i>Do not read this post unless you've seen the Season 6 premiere of FX's "Sons of Anarchy," "Straw."</i><p>Subtle is not often a word used to describe "Sons of Anarchy," but the school shooting that takes place in the closing minutes of the season premiere is not, in my opinion, exploitative or cynically …

IBM Develops Programming Language Inspired By The Human Brain

Two years ago this month, IBM announced that it had developed a cognitive computer chip, inspired by human neural architecture. That chip was developed as part of the SyNAPSE project, which has a long term goal of building a computing system that can handle tasks that are relatively easy for human …

This alternate Walking Dead season 3 finale was too traumatic to use

If you've not seen the season 3 finale to <i>The Walking Dead</i>... well, what the hell are you doing reading articles about it then? You're just asking to …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Veterans Wanted by America's Leading Employers

The search for employment after serving in the military can often be quite challenging, but not because employers are not looking to hire them. Many veterans' struggle with translating what they have done in the military to what they would qualify for in the civilian world. Veterans are not …

13 burning questions for the 2013 NFL season

The 2013 NFL season unofficially begins on Wednesday, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' rookies become the first group of players to report for training camp. The Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys are the first to have their full squads report on Saturday. USA TODAY Sports NFL writer Tom Pelissero …

Mark Suster Tells Founders To Be Authentic, Hire Co-Founders, And Give Before Taking

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Derek Andersen <i>is the founder of</i> Startup Grind<i>, a 45-city community in 20-countries, uniting the global startup world together through educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs</i><i>.</i><p>A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Upfront Ventures‘ (previously GRP Partners) Mark …

500 Startups Accelerator Opens Applications For Its 7th Batch, Again On AngelList

It’s that time of year again. That’s right, it’s time for startups to ready their applications for the 500 Startups Accelerator. And, just like last time (and the time before), the Dave McClure-backed incubator will be taking its applications on AngelList.<p>Not surprisingly, 500 Startups Accelerator …

Star Trek fan episode feels like an extension of the original series

We were excited last year when we saw that Mythbuster Grant Imahara and Christopher Doohan (son of <i>Star Trek</i>'s James Doohan) would be starring in a</i> …

16 Two-Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make

Drinks so simple, even a BABY could make them! Not recommended for babies under 21.

Extreme Sports

Outbox, The Startup That Digitizes Your Postal Mail, Raises $5 Million Series A

Outbox, the startup that digitizes your postal mail then puts it online for access via web, iPhone, Android or iPad, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by previous investor Floodgate and included investment from Founders Fund, Correlation Ventures, TDF Ventures, WTI, …

True Blood: A Totally Normal Show For Normal People

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17 Bizarre Themed Bars Will Get You Trashed In Style

Some bars just want to pour booze down your gullet and collect your cash. Well, all bars want to do that. But some do it with <i>style</i>. Today, we're …

New York City

July 2013

Strategies for Successful Small Business Marketing

Your small business train will sputter along without a solid marketing approach. When developing a marketing strategy, think about who is your target customer and how are you going to rise above the crowd of competitors clamoring for attention. Drill down your message to appeal to your niche …

28 Big-Batch Summer Drinks That Know How To Get Down

Leave all that shakin' and stirrin' to the pros. Let's go find a container large enough to bathe a puppy in and fill it with booze and laugh and laugh and laugh.

Recipes

Gillian Anderson, 'The Fall' And The Rise Of Subversive Genre Fare

There's a lot of blather these days about The Future of Television, especially as the content that used to arrive via a bulky, stationary object in the living room continues to experiment with an array of new delivery systems. Right now, there's so much flux and uncertainty -- some of it …

Dmitry Itskov wants to help you live forever by swapping your body for an android avatar

The Russian billionaire talks immortality, the Dalai Lama, and lifelike robotic heads<p>If Dmitry Itskov has his way, the human lifespan will soon no longer depend on the limitations of the human body. Itskov, a Russian tycoon and former media mogul, is the founder of the 2045 Project — a venture that …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs & Lime Vinaigrette

A vibrant and fresh salad for summer.<p>This vibrant and fresh Thai Quinoa Salad is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Raising the Salad Bar</i> by Catherine Walthers. It's a healthy eater's dream: flavorful, chock-full of protein and veggies, satisfying and low in fat. I usually make it as a light …

Recipes

Three Quinoa Recipes for Your Weekend Parties

<b>Pomegranate, nut, and green herbquinoa</b><p>This is the first quinoa I made for DVF. I remember being nervous aboutcooking for her, but she loved it—she …