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A Real CEO To Explains How Most People Screw Up Networking

Shares 0<p><i>Greg Isenberg has cracked the networking code.</i><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>“Entrepreneurship is</i> …

How To Hire More Engineers In Less Time

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Bryan Schreier is a partner at Sequoia focusing on consumer and enterprise companies. He represents Sequoia on the boards of Dropbox, Hearsay Social, Inkling, Qualtrics, Thumbtack and TuneIn among others. Follow him on Twitter @schreier.</i><p>Got 990 free hours?<p>Not likely. Yet that’s how …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

How to make stress your friend

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new …

Public Health

The Science of Productivity, Animated

After their illustrated primer on the science of procrastination, the fine folks of AsapSCIENCE are back with a look at the science of productivity — including studies confirming that willpower is an exhaustible source and habit is the key to everything, and specific, actionable strategies for …

BYTE.com

Unix at 25<p><i>The history of Unix is as much about collaboration as it is about technology</i><p><i>Peter H. Salus</i><p>New Jersey, in the muggy summer of 1969, was the …

UK: Detention of Guardian journalist's partner at Heathrow unlawful and unwarranted

A <i>Guardian</i> newspaper journalist's partner detained today while in transit at a London airport is clearly a victim of unwarranted revenge tactics, …

3D Gesture Control Is An Area Of Focus On Innovation We Likely Don’t Need Or Want

Minority Report was an enjoyable action flick, but it may hold the blame for getting the idea stuck in our collective heads that 3D gesture control is the next frontier for computing. The Kinect from Microsoft helped further this idea around as well, with a pretty good (though highly limited …

The Internet: We’re Doing It Wrong

This week Facebook’s ban-bot went berserk; Github went down; and all Google services collapsed for a few minutes, taking 40% of the Internet with them. Just another week on the Internet, then. We love our centralized services, until they let us down.<p>Bruce Sterling calls them “the Stacks”: Amazon, …

Security Researcher Hacks Mark Zuckerberg’s Wall To Prove His Exploit Works

Earlier this week, security researcher Khalil Shreateh discovered a Facebook bug that allowed a hacker to post on anyone’s wall — even if they weren’t that person’s friend.<p>While he was able to prove to Facebook that his bug was legit (despite an initial response that it wasn’t a bug at all), …

There Could Still Be A November Surprise For Apple TV

The Apple TV is the Cheshire cat of consumer tech. One minute smiling cat, the next, no cat, just smile. But as we approach the release of the next iPhone, and beyond that, the holiday season, there are signs that there is movement on the Apple TV front.<p>First, and most persuasively, Apple just …

America's Libertarian Moment

A longtime libertarian policy wonk talks about whether the philosophy can save the GOP -- and why he still doesn't think Rand Paul can win the presidency.<p>Libertarianism is on the march. From the rapid rise to prominence of first-term Senator Rand Paul to the state-level movements to legalize gay …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

11 Tips for Maintaining your Positive Attitude

Maintaining your positive attitude is critical when you want to achieve anything… or just to improve the quality of your life. Most success …

The latest stimulus strategy for the global economy is wooing Chinese immigrants

In the late 1800s, Chinese citizens were banned from immigrating to the US where authorities feared they would take American jobs. Now, Chinese nationals, or at least the wealthy ones, are among the most sought-after immigrant groups around the globe.<p>There are two main reasons for this. First, …

This little orange box is spreading economic opportunities across Africa

A little orange box that started in South Africa is now making it’s up across the continent.<p>Nomanini is a social enterprise company that sells a “business in a box.” The portable orange device is called Lula, and works as a digital vending machine for selling prepaid vouchers for mobile airtime, …

Toward a more useful keyboard

Steve Losh's Modern Space Cadet is an inspiration. It opened my eyes to the fact that there's a more useful keyboard hidden inside the vanilla QWERTY …

Linux

15 Young-Adult Books Every Adult Should Read

Young-adult books are almost inescapable, even if you haven't visited the teen section of your local library since high school.<p>Big-budget movie …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

4 Sky Events This Week: Summer Superstars, Milky Way Rising

<b>As the waning moon moves across late night skies through the faint constellations of Capricornus and Pisces, some of the new season’s brightest stars take center stage.</b><p><b>Vega and Arcturus.</b> On Monday, June 24 two of the brightest stars of the northern summer will bracket the skies after nightfall. …

America’s Economy is Outperforming Rivals Because the U.S. is Excelling at Globalization

It’s easy to blame globalization for our many economic woes. But the ability of American business—and American policy—to engage with the world is …

Thalmic Labs Raises $14.5M To Make The MYO Armband The Next Big Thing In Gesture Control

Thalmic Labs, the Waterloo-based startup working on an all new form of user input for computing devices with the MYO amrband, today announced the close of its $14.5 million Series A funding round, led by Spark Capital and Intel Capital. The round boasts a lot of others besides, including Formation …

EU and US 'in biggest trade deal'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/987000/987312_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524691998_1be14de4eb9c65f25da78b787307e18d<p><b>UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans for what could be "the biggest bilateral trade deal in history" between the EU and the US.</b><p>He …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …