Roberto Oliveira

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Inspired by Dropbox & Uber, MakeSpace may be the future of physical storage

MakeSpace thinks physical storage should work more like Dropbox.<p>The New York startup provides a substantially better user experience than traditional self-storage offerings, argues CEO Sam Rosen. The company will drop off bins for your stuff, come back later to pick up those packed bins, and use …

Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions

Making complicated decisions is an emotionally fraught process and (if you are like me) the whole thing can leave you feeling paralyzed. ChoiceMap is a new free iPhone app that helps you break down complex dilemmas into a list of priorities, rate them by how they will affect your life, and then …

IBM acquires Aspera with an eye on big data…or not

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>According to Derrick Harris, “IBM on Thursday announced plans to acquire Aspera, a startup whose protocol technology is used …

The 10 techies to watch in 2014

Some are familiar faces, others less so -- but each in their own way is trying to shake up the status quo.<p>The problem with any Top 10 list is that it's subjective and you're afterwards bound to think up more candidates who deserve consideration in the ranking. We plead guilty on both counts. But as …

T-Mobile

This Is What It Looks Like Inside an Amazon Warehouse

What happens after you click “buy” on Amazon.com? To most people, that’s a mystery. I flew out to Phoenix earlier this month to find out by taking a …

Nextdoor Talks Growth, Now Being Used In One In Six Neighborhoods In The US

Nextdoor, the fast-growing startup that has been compared to a Facebook for your neighborhood, has revealed some new numbers today in a TCTV interview with co-founder and CEO Nirav Tolia and Greylock partner and Nextdoor investor Josh Elman. As Tolia tells us, Nextdoor just launched its 25,000th …

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

Bots

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Emma Lewell-Buck Labour MP for South Shields<p>Matt Rood Mr Gay Europe 2017 and founder of Pride Families, which promotes LGBTQ+ fostering and …

Parenting

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Air Crash Investigations | Inc.com

A quick search on the word “failure” in <i>Inc’s</i> archive returns close to 3,000 results, most offering advice on how to celebrate failure, cope with it, or most bafflingly, aspire to it. The reasoning here is that most successful people claim they simply could not have achieved their greatness without …

Entrepreneurship

Primo Is An Arduino Robot That Teaches Kids Programming Logic Through Play

[protected-iframe id=”ae8c946f599326f689633dd0b4ee0152-24588526-39990176″ info=”http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1039674461/primo-teaching-programming-logic-to-children-age-4/widget/video.html” width=”640″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]<p>Dan Shapiro’s Robot Turtles board game …

Fully-Automated Ad Management Startup Multichannel Raises $3M In Seed Funding

Multichannel wants to help marketers fully automate their online advertising so they can focus on developing campaigns instead of staring at software dashboards all day. Based in Hong Kong and the U.S., Multichannel has raised $3 million in seed funding from investors including founder Dmitry …

More Moolah for MOOCs: Coursera Raises Another $20M

After being founded just last year, online education startup Coursera turned heads this summer when it raised a $43 million Series B round.<p>Coursera’s …

Venture Capital

These are the 20 most viral video ads of 2013

We’ve all see them, those eminently shareable video ads that sweep around the Internet like wildfire, inspiring discussion, laughter, amazement, and, of course, memes.<p>Video promotion company Unruly compiled a report on the top 20 most shared video ads of this year. Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Why The Visual Web Is A Billion Dollar Trend

Pinterest’s latest funding round boosts its total valuation to $3.8 billion, a number that might strike you as excessive for a social network that basically amounts to a virtual scrapbook.<p>But not if you’ve been paying attention to the Visual Web. This year, several image-heavy networks have been …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Top 10

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The World's Most Beautiful Train Stations<p>Our Editors' Favorite Places to Travel Solo<p>A Road Trip Through Portugal's Algarve Region<p>The Best Cities for Expats<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>Next<p>Eat Your Way Across the Globe<p>The food we live and fly for.<p>Previous<p>World's Best Cities for Street Food<p>…

Money Movers: The Most Expensive Car, Boat and Motorcycle Sold At Auction (Plus The Airplane Made By Henry Ford)

This summer a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 single-seat coupe became the most expensive car ever sold at auction, commanding $30 million at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed sale in England. It had won the 1954 Formula 1 world championship with the legendary Argentinean driver Juan Manuel …

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

Being able to capture good images using a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera can be extremely rewarding. And some of the best pictures that we …

Landscape Photography

How & When a Monopod Can be Used to Take Sharper Photos

Here’s a photo tip you aren’t likely to find anywhere else… how to use a monopod to get better photographs. A monopod (like the tripod) is an …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Pathway Absorbs Sunlight to Produce Gorgeous Glow at Night

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>LEDs and motion sensors might be the …

6 new uses for your old iPad

Getting a new tablet? Before you sell the old one, consider putting to use in other ways.<p>If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new …

Amazon Fire TV

Meal replacement Soylent raises $1.5 million and will start shipping in December

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Soylent<p>Keen on giving up food for the rest of your life? Soylent, which claims to be a complete meal replacement, has …

The Operating Model That Is Eating The World

Today’s fastest growing, most profoundly impactful companies are using a completely different operating model<p>Tesla, the fastest-growing stock in the …