Rami AlHasan

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Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

How to Get Others to See Your Potential

Overcoming people’s past perceptions of you isn’t easy. When I launched my consulting business seven years ago, I was astonished to find — years later — that acquaintances and even friends hadn’t kept up with my career transition. They’d ask about my past work in politics or nonprofit advocacy, …

Silicon Dales

In August 2017, the company which owns Silicon Dales closed down a WordPress based free online news site, which was held at TheGlobalHerald.com.<p>As …

WordPress

Are You an Input Junkie?

As of 2012 the average attention span in 2012 was 8 seconds according to the Associated Press. That is 3 seconds less than reported in 2000 – a 25% …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Infographic: A Beautiful Cheat Sheet For Two Dozen Espresso-Based Drinks

<i>Ugh</i>. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. The variety is daunting. The differences are minute. This graphic should at least help with one subsection of the …

Top 10 Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid

Getting a new business off the ground is never easy. Increase your chances of success by avoiding these common business plan mistakes.<p>1. Giving …

Build Trust to Boost Employee Retention and Customer Service

What are the leadership qualities that build trust?<p>When employees trust management, they enthusiastically deliver great customer service and stick …

Seth's Blog

You're not lucky to have this job, they're lucky to have you. Every day, you invest a little bit of yourself into your work, and one of the biggest …

Namshi, An Online Fashion Store For The Middle east, Lands $13M

Namshi, an popular online fashion store in the Middle East that was started by the Samwer brothers’ Rocket Internet accelerator, has raised $13 million in funding from growth equity firm Summit Partners.<p>The private investment firm regularly backs Rocket Internet ventures, particularly in emerging …

Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

Google plans to finish defining its VP9 video codec on June 17, providing a date on which the company will be able to start using the next-generation compression technology in Chrome and on YouTube.<p>"Last week, we hosted over 100 guests at a summit meeting for VP9, the WebM Project's next-generation …

Mobile Devices

Microsoft responds to Windows 8 criticism, defends upcoming changes as 'a good thing'

Windows 8 has had its share of detractors since its launch, and today Microsoft's vice president of corporate communications responded to recent reports that paint the operating system as a failure. In a blog post Frank X. Shaw points to two pieces in particular — one by the <i>Financial Times</i> and the …

Startup Healthfundr wants to bring equity crowdfunding to medical technology

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Health entrepreneurs looking for relatively small amounts of seed funding can turn to crowdfunding sites like Medstartr or …

This startup has now raised $1.1 billion

Silicon Valley venture capitalists like to crow that it’s now cheaper than ever to establish a startup company. While that may be true for internet firms, the amount of money required to fund a Silicon Valley green tech startup can be mind-boggling.<p>Case in point is fuel cell maker Bloom Energy, …