Preeti Shah

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The Art of Saying a Professional Goodbye

Saying “goodbye” is one of those activities that seems so simple it hardly requires advance thought — and so endings creep up on us and catch us unprepared. We tend to default to our habitual responses whether or not they’ve been effective in the past. As a result we often miss opportunities to …

Meet Grove, Sequoia Capital’s New Startup Events And How-To Content Hub

VCs are starting to get into content. First Round debuted its own version of Harvard Business Review. Andreessen Horowitz recently brought on Wired editor Michael Copeland to lead its content strategy. And Sequoia, who earlier this year hired Ben Worthen away from the Wall Street Journal, is …

Bugsnag, The Error-Reporting Platform Used By LinkedIn And Others, Raises $1.4M Seed Round

Crash detection and reporting are tough but important problems to solve, as companies look to increase the stability and reliability of their online and mobile applications. One newer startup taking on this challenge, Bugsnag, has already found traction in this space, having signed up a number of …

Klout Quietly Launches Cinch, a Companion Q&A App

Klout <i>really</i> wants to make you care about your online influence.<p>That’s in part why the company has, with little fanfare, pushed out Cinch, an iOS …

90% of mobile apps have inadequate help

Although mobile devices have been around for more than a decade, software developers are still figuring out the rules of what makes a great mobile app. Ironically, one of the biggest barriers they face is the legacy of successful software development on the web. Most developers today grew up in the …

Kid's Travel Journal

Kid's Travel Journal<p>The summer travel season is here. Keep your pint-sized world traveler entertained and engaged with the Kid's Travel Journal from …

Lego Architecture Studio

There's no denying that the Lego Architecture series serves as an excellent excuse for big kids to get their hands on a classic children's toy. Just like those days of Lego Star Fighters; you diligently follow each step, patiently trying not to skip ahead until you're done. But a puzzle that comes …

MBank And The Future Of Responsive Banking

I’m not a huge fan of banks, but when senior director Michal Panowicz approached me about mBank, my interest was piqued. How could a banking spin-off of BRE Bank and founded in 2000 create one of the coolest, most high-tech banking experiences I’ve seen? The more important question, however, was …

India's Massive Challenge Of Feeding Every Poor Person

We've become familiar with the story of India's economic ascent and the creation of a large middle class. While that story is true, hundreds of millions of Indians have not been lifted out of extreme poverty.<p>India has sought to help its poorest children with its midday meal program, which was in …

Heineken is Offering Exciting Free Vacations . . . But Only To The Truly Spontaneous

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PenROORvLyw<p>Want a free trip to . . . Morocco? Cyprus? Laos? Heineken is paying.<p>But there’s a catch. To find out where you’re going, you’ll have to play Departure Roulette. Last week, travelers went to JFK thinking that they were leaving New York for work, bachelor …

Here Are the Crazy Ones Who Dropped Everything and Flew Off to Oblivion With Heineken

Last week we wrote about Heineken's JFK airport stunt, in which the brand dared travelers to drop their existing plans and go somewhere new and …

Advertising Industry

Giant Dragon's Skull Washes Up On Beach In 'Game Of Thrones' Stunt

The 40 foot long, 9 foot tall skull took two months to complete and is the coolest GOT campaign since February when HBO took out a two-page ad in the New York Times in which the shadow of a dragon eclipsed the paper's copy. This was in conjunction with a GOT exhibition in New York in which people …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

Digital Advertising

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with dead phone batteries. This idea actually isn't too farfetched.<p>A new Kickstarter campaign is focused on getting funding for a power generating shoe insert that lets users charge …

Clean Energy

Bummed Google Reader’s Going Away? Get Over It. Go Out With Somebody Else.

You know what they say: You never forget your first.<p>First RSS news reader, that is. And for many people that was Google Reader.<p>Now Google is shutting …

3D printer made almost entirely out of Lego

3D printers are slowly coming down in price, with the least expensive yet just reaching its funding goal on Kickstarter last month at an asking price of $397.<p>Matthew Krueger, aka Matstermind on Instructables, had been eyeing the Makerbot ever since it first came onto the market. As a cash-strapped …

Lego

Desert Bus: The Very Worst Video Game Ever Created

Morgan van Humbeck completed his shift in front of the television and passed out. Ten minutes later, his cell phone woke him. “Morgan, this is Teller,” said a small voice on the other end of the line. “Fuck off,” replied Morgan in disbelief. He hung up the phone and went back to sleep.<p>* * *<p>The …

Budget iPhone Echoes Ive's First Eye Candy, The Original iMac

Plastic scraps of brightly-colored plastic buttons from a Chinese factory floor corroborate rumors of the look of the purported “Budget iPhone.” Designer Martin Hajek, famous for beautifully detailed renderings of mythological Apple products has produced the representations above. It is notable …