Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos

2,189 Flips | 11 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 1,277 Followers | @patsar | Electrical Engineer, PhD on Urban Planning, Researcher in URENIO Research in Thessaloniki, Greece. R&D on Smart/Intelligent Cities & Innovation Ecosystems.

Silicon Valley is no longer #1 for talent says huge global startup report

There’s no cooler biz on the planet than startups, and there’s no denying Silicon Valley is the startups capital of the world… for now.<p>Cities all over the world are vying to knock the crown off this tech king. And Startup Genome has all the cities doing their best to keep up with San Fran sultan in …

Startups

A New App Lets Kids Design Their Own Games

Infinite Arcade is the latest app from Brooklyn-based TinyBop that is designed to create inclusive digital experiences for kids.<p>For all their aesthetic virtuosity, kids’ gaming apps can actually be pretty limiting. Whereas analog toys forced kids to use their imagination, high-tech games with …

This Architecture Firm Is Turning VR Into The Next Great Productivity Tool

NBBJ is the first major architecture firm jumping headlong into VR–by incubating its own platform.<p>Virtual reality is steadily spilling over into the design industry and is already changing how we create. The technology’s potential (and its limitations) for designers is what spurred the architecture …

The History of the Web in a Single Infographic

This monstrously clever graphic identifies the key breakthroughs that created today's digital world.<p>In previous posts, I've provided infographics for how to be a better manager, how to get your emails opened and how to find the right amount of stress to be productive. Today, I'm posting something a …

Why Everyone Must Get Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution

First came steam and water power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization… So what comes next?<p>Some call it the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, but whatever you call it, it represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet …

Manufacturing

7 Essential Tools for Building Your Personal Brand Online

If you're like the average business owner, your online presence doesn't accurately reflect the hard-earned reputation you've built in real life - …

Smart City Hack lanza su segunda edición con varias novedades

​Esta nueva temporada presenta novedades como la apertura de la participación a todo tipo de soluciones tecnológicas, la inclusión de la Salud y el …

Kick off of Conf.on New Media &Entrepreneurship in Tourism @cmc_panteion :Keynote by cityofathens.gr https://t.co/LacIcKZBiC

Call for projects. 'Brussels, Smart City' 2016 | Smart City

The City of Brussels launches a call for projects 'Brussels, Smart City' to support initiatives on ICT and innovation for a wide and varied audience. …

How To Integrate Motion Design In The UX Workflow

As UX professionals, we play a key role in raising the bar for customer experiences. A simple attention to detail is often what signals to the …

Engage your community with app-based policing

<b>An all-too-common story</b><br>Turning on the news on September 17, we all witnessed a familiar story of late—another act of terror in a major U.S. city. …

Facebook's open source Surround 360 captures 3D-360 video at up to 8K

Facebook has introduced the Surround 360, which captures 3D, 360 degree video using a total of 17 cameras and can output resolutions of up to 8K per …

Google open source hybrid cloud gets new OpenStack backup driver

Google kicked up its plans for creating a hybrid cloud based on open standards -- namely OpenStack -- another notch this week.The company announced …

Visualizing data as distance: Wikipedia's a long, long drive

It's a good thing Wikipedia's online. Because it would take 3.3 million boxes of paper stretching 781 miles, the distance from Chicago to New York, to hold all the data it contains. And that could really, really crowd your home office.<p>And that slim CD that's laying on your desk? It's no size slouch …

Data Visualization

Dig Deep to Build Your Marketing Strategy

I’ve seen many beautiful marketing plans. Some are color-coded and laid out nicely in perfectly aligned spreadsheets. This lovely exterior tempts many an entrepreneur to think, “This will be so easy.” And maybe it is -- at least on paper.<p>What comes next is the tricky part. How do you take that …

Presentation: Mobile is eating the world

Updated for spring 2016: why mobile matters, where it is and how it changes everything from cars to productivity to search. For more detailed …

Snapchat for Business: How to Reach Millennials Through Storytelling

Marketing is always evolving, yet the key to marketing success remains always comes down to just one question: do you have the attention of your …

French Cloudscape: 200+ Cloud Software Companies Analyzed and Mapped

A TL;DR version is available on Techcrunch.<p>When we started to work on a European cloud landscape our initial aim at Point Nine was simply to create a …

Startups

Why we should design smart cities for getting lost

The internet has reached our cities. A smart city is optimised for efficiency, productivity and comfort.<p>The smart city uses intelligent transport …

Social Media

4 digital marketing secrets every entrepreneur should know

For many small business owners, digital marketing isn't so different from auto maintenance. You go in thinking you need something simple, but leave feeling like you've emptied your savings account with no obvious effect on performance.<p>If you sometimes wonder if there are things your marketing …

Marketing

BMW just unveiled an IoT concept video at Build 2016 – and it looks incredible

BMW’s Vice President of Digital Life Services and Engineering Thom Brenner took the stage today at Microsoft Build to detail the first stage of its ambitious IoT project that aims to deliver “ultimate smart device connectivity that’s perfectly integrated into your digital lifestyle.”<p>The concept …

Internet of Things

What’s trending in the IoT space

Bernard Moon Contributor<p>Bernard Moon is a co-founder and general partner at SparkLabs Global Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Fintech is playing the long game<br>• Qik Founder’s Story: Taking Mobile Video Out Of The Garage And Putting It Into The Hands Of Skype<p>Our team has been active as investors …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Data Visualization

See How Clean (Or Toxic) Your Home’s Air Is With Dyson’s New App-Connected Purifier

With the Pure Cool Link purifier fan and its companion app, the company continues its foray into the Internet of Things.<p>Last year, Dyson released an autonomous robotic vacuum called the 360 Eye. Complete with a companion mobile app for iOS and Android called Dyson Link, the smart robot was the …

They aren’t shiny unicorns, but these startups shine when it comes to clean energy

Do you ever get the feeling that everyone at the party has an energy startup company but you? That’s how I feel. The folks behind My Mosambi just …

Superset: Airbnb’s data exploration platform

By Maxime Beauchemin<p>At Airbnb, we love data, and we like to think that analytics belongs everywhere. For us to be data-driven, we need data to be …

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors (and the skills you’ll need to work in them).<p>Two-thirds of Americans believe that, in 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans now do. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, <i>The Future of Jobs</i>, estimates that 5 …

I Want to Spend All Day In This Hammock Rocking Chair

Hammocks and rocking chairs are both fundamentally impractical pieces of furniture, but I will nonetheless spend hours at a time gently swaying in …

Furniture

7 Cloud Services Every Small-Business Owner Should Try | Inc.com

The cloud is an integral part of business these days, but it can be hard to know which services make the most sense for small business.<p>These services offer something unique for a startup trying to keep data secure or protect against hackers. In each case, these services do not require extensive IT …

Small Business

10 basics today’s journalists need

<i>Written by</i> <i>Paige Levin</i> <i>who was a journalism intern for Knight Foundation. Follow her on Twitter</i> <i>@PaigeLevin</i><i>.</i><p>One week into college, my journalism …

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