Chris Swit

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Steve Hindy: Homebrewing in the Middle East

Steve Hindy at the Lebanon border in 1980.<p>My first encounter with homebrewed beer was an unusual one. It happened in 1982 when I was the Middle East …

Middle East

Mother 4 Is Coming But It’s Made By The Fans

A team of talented individuals fed up of waiting for Mother 4 have decided to go it alone and make it their own. The fan made project will be coming …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

A no-sushi guide to food in Japan

You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics, without a shred of sashimi in sight.<p><b>Tempura</b><p>If your only experience of tempura is …

Japan

Luvocracy Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures And Others To Master Ecommerce And Social Recommendations

Luvocracy, a recently launched, Pinterest-like social marketplace where people can buy products recommended by friends and other tastemakers, has raised $11 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Marissa Mayer, Ali Pincus, Jim Lanzone, Tony Robbins, CrunchFund*, RPM Ventures and …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Bitcoin

How to Systemize and Scale Your Startup

In the early days of a startup, you’re forced to do just about everything yourself, particularly if you’re bootstrapping. From wireframes to coding …

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

The Two Things You Need To Build A Successful Company: A Case Study

We have talked repeatedly about when you set off to the build a successful company, you don’t begin with THE BIG IDEA. Big ideas are a dime a dozen, and what’s worse they may not solve any known problem. (Think no further than all those products cluttering “close out” retailers. Each and every one …