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This 25-year-old made a fortune in bitcoin — now he travels the world partying and plotting the future of money

"I saw that bitcoin had broken like $2,500 — all the crypto assets had exploded in value," Gardner told Business Insider. "And all of a sudden, my net worth in five days had doubled in value. That, to me, was nuts."<p>Created in 2008, bitcoin is a new kind of payment system that allows people to buy …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum Metropolis appears in late September

Through the current developments of Bitcoin and Bitcoin-Cash, Ethereum moved somewhat into the background in the crypto-community. Now it was …

別怕天網成真!關於人工智慧的五個詳解

Photo Credit: Jeff Rense<p>作者蕭瑟寡人,典型「好事不出門,壞事傳千里」個案。沒事看書充飢、有閒寫文聊聊時事。現專注於教育育成與科技創業。 個人臉書連結 。 費德智庫 共同創辦人暨專欄作家。<p>最近關於機器人與人工智慧的新聞不斷,不管是 Boston Dynamics、AlphaGo …

智能手環與手錶閒置之謎:純粹的記錄數據並不會帶來樂趣

(photo by 路透社)<p>本文出自於 the Atlantic 《The Quantified Welp》,tech2ipo 翻譯<p>如今的人們越來越喜歡對自己的身體進行量化研究了。<p>這可不是僅僅由 Apple Watch 帶起來的風潮,雖然它確實可以幫助你追踪自身的活動數據;這股風潮也並非類似 Fit …

Target Just Launched a Gender Neutral Kids' Decor Collection

The new line, called Pillowfort, eschews pink and blue for more inclusive — and creative — designs.<p>Target made waves in August 2015 when it announced it would no longer classify toys as boy- or girl-specific.<p>Their gender neutral approach to kids' products was applauded by many, but some fans of the …

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

Marie Kondo

Elevate your pitching game with these tips

The most successful pitch decks are not based on vision and promises alone, but traction and numbers that prove you're up to something great

ManvsMachine x Nike「Ten」簡約海報系列

慶祝多產的十年。<p>為慶祝與 Nike 合作十周年,倫敦設計與動畫製作公司 ManvsMachine 打造了名為「Ten」的一系列簡約海報。這組生動的海報選用皇家藍和肉粉色,以包括 Kobe 和 LeBron 簽名球鞋在內的 Nike 熱門鞋款為設計靈感,呈現了精緻且極具未來感的圖案。由 Love Print 印刷、Chloe Tun Tun 拍攝的最終成品極佳地展示了系列的特質。更多 ManvsMachine 的資訊不妨前往官方網站瞭解。

Mark Zuckerberg 父親分享 7 則育兒經:怎麼養出一名影響全世界的孩子?

(Photo Credit: Edward Zuckerberg)<p>養兒育女是人生的重大里程碑,很多人說,孩子出生後生命就不再相同了,想要培養孩子的創業家精神,卻又毫無頭緒嗎? Facebook 創辦人 Mark Zuckerberg 的父親 Edward Zuckerberg 日前接受地區電台的的訪 …

Winning tech inventions that help people live better

Physical and mental health feature strongly in the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 awards, which recognise innovations in technology that are used for social good<p>When Georgina Coulson’s son was five months old, he had a violent seizure. It took paramedics over an hour to stop him shaking. John Joseph ended …

What Technology Will Look Like In Five Years

As a driver of technical innovation for a software company, a huge part of my job depends on forecasting how current tech trends will play out, merge, dissipate or expand. Here are some of my predictions of what the world will look like in 2020.<p>Revised Notions Of Ownership<p>Think of the things you …

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Inventor Creates Tiny Device that Stops Snoring

When you look at the alternative, you'll understand why we call it tiny<p>Two years ago a doctor fixed my sleep apnea with a special mouthpiece. If I …

How one startup connects farmers and restaurants in Japan to eliminate food waste

<i>(By Takeshi Hirano, The Bridge) –</i> Tokyo-based startup Planet Table launched an online food ordering platform called Send in August, aiming to connect food producers and restaurant chefs directly.<p>When crop, dairy and livestock farmers register their data into the platform, consumers such as …

Agriculture

十家成長最快的新創公司所具備的十個共同點

(photo by Mozilla in Europe)<p>面對科技圈裡面一隻隻「獨角獸」,估計盤旋在很多人心中最常見的問題就是:「它們怎麼可能成長得如此快速?!它們是怎麼做到這一點的?」<p>為了回答這個問題,GrowthHacker 團隊展開了大量的調研工作,圍繞著 Ub​​er 、 SnapChat 、 …

創始人 Mike Krieger 告訴你, Instagram 成功的 5 個經驗

(photo by Just Shireen)<p>2010 年,我們推出 Instagram 第一版的前一夜,聯合創始人 Kevin 和我打賭,在沒有任何推廣的情況下,第一天會有多少人下載我們的 app 。 Kevin 猜是 2500 人,而在那個特別樂觀的瞬間,我決定把數目定高,猜測會有 25000 …

讚不下去沒關係,Facebook 一口氣推出六個新按鈕

Today we’re launching a pilot test of Reactions — a more expressive Like button. As you can see, it’s not a “dislike” button, though we hope it addres …

This Is the Most Comfortable Way to Wear Shoes Without Socks

We tend to have a bit of a love/hate relationship with socks. Sometimes they can totally pull an outfit together and sometimes we wish we could forget about them entirely – mostly when we’re rocking a pair of Converse or maybe some boat shoes. If you do decide to spend the day sans socks, there are …

Clothing

《纪念碑谷》开发者的新游戏中,你需要学会注视

通常来说,当开发者手中有了一款成功的游戏,开发续作是最合理的选择。但是,《纪念碑谷》的创造者们却选择了不同的道路。他们转向了正在成长中的虚拟现实领域,而且,他们选择的平台是比较小众的 Gear VR。<p>“我想你会明白,在《纪念碑谷》之后,我们最简单的选择就是,马上制作《纪念碑谷2》。” ustwo 的高级制作人 Daniel Grey 对 Fastcodesign 网站说,“但是,我们向游戏团队提出了一个创意上的挑战,让他们去构建属于自己的虚拟现实。对于这个决定,我们感到非常自豪。”<p>在《纪念碑谷》取得成功后,游戏的主要开发者 Peter Pashley 和美工 Ken Wong 决定制作一款虚拟 …

製造業思維要突破創新瓶頸,先從了解使用者開始

本文原刊登於台灣創新策略與設計顧問公司 Pebbo Tumblr。本文為 Pebbo 執行長陳雅博(Albert)於新竹 Maker Faire 的一場演講,文章是事後 Pebbo 小編編輯過的演講筆記。Inside 獲授權轉載。<p>以下內容是 Pebbo 的 CEO,Albert,於「Hsinchu …

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募爆了!台灣自製字體「金萱」募資半天突破 800萬台幣!

(圖片取自 jf 金萱募資頁面)<p>今天一款以台灣手搖茶為名的字體於 FlyingV 平台上開放募資,原本目標 150 萬台幣只花了短短 76 分鐘達標,開放 1 分鐘就達 2 萬元並且金額持續飆升,熱門程度好比演唱會搶票、排隊美食。稍早王金平也注意到了這款台灣自製中文字型,馬上贊助 10 萬並張貼於粉 …

Sneaker Search Engine Helps You Find The Perfect Pair For Cheap

This is genius.<p>Running shoes are the white T-shirt of footwear: once you find the perfect pair, it's easy to keep wearing them again and again.<p>But, just like those T-shirts, there comes a time when running shoes <i>need</i> to be replaced (holes are a good indicator, for example).<p>That's where ShoeKicker …

Facebook 发动消息应用“核战争”:推出个人助手 M

几年前,WhatsApp、微信、Kik、Line、KakaoTalk 和 Facebook Messenger 等消息应用与短信看起来没有太大区别。而近期,这些消息应用开始对自身有了不同的定位,例如突出简洁性、企业应用、多媒体、表情、游戏、位置,以及其他功能。<p>本周三,Facebook 正式推出了 集成在 Messenger 之中 的 语音助手服务 M,将聊天应用大战提升至新的水平。M 可以帮用户完成各种工作,例如购物、发送礼物、预订餐厅、安排旅行,以及你期望的一切。<p>真正独特的一点在于,M 的背后有着人工的帮助。M 不仅是人工智能。Facebook 已经安排了相关人员帮助 M 去处理用户的请求, …

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Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused …

Clean Energy

Y Combinator’s L. Condoms Provides Safe Sex, On-Demand

I don’t know what kind of a situation one needs to be in to need a pack of condoms delivered in under an hour when there’s likely a fully stocked convenience store within a 15-minute walk, but one San Francisco-based startup has you covered.<p>L. Condoms is a startup in the current batch of Y …

First Cabin Is a Luxurious Take on Japanese Capsule Hotels

Width unfortunately is not the luxury upgrade here.<p>Capsule hotels in Japan are world famous for their minuscule size and mind-bending efficient use of space. First Cabin, however, is a a capsule hotel that’s been given the Midas touch. Self-proclaimed as the “Business Class” of capsule hotels, …

Cabins