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How Jack Ma Went From Being A Poor School Teacher To Turning Alibaba Into A $160 Billion Behemoth

Ma had recently started a translation company to capitalize on China's export boom.<p>When he was in the U.S., as part of his translation business, a friend showed him the internet. His friend told him that just about everything was on the internet.<p>Ma decided to search for beer. The results didn't …

China

How to tell your friend that their startup idea sucks

Someone on Hacker News asked “How do I tell my friend his startup idea sucks” and as it happens, this is something I have a lot of experience …

Startups

Qleek Brings Your Music Back In To The Physical Realm

When I first heard about Qleek I was a little skeptical. You see, it’s a music player that uses physical, wooden blocks called Tapps to activate digital playback. You want to listen to some Jazz? Find the Coltrane block and stick it into the player. Want to listen to <i>OK Computer</i>? Dig out the block …

The World's Best Destinations For Solo Travel

Traveling alone is no longer taboo. In fact, it's trendy to go alone out of choice. Celebrated as a way to learn about oneself, more people are discovering the freedom of exploring a new place on their own terms. From the frozen heartlands of Iceland to the sultry beaches of Belize, many …

Solo Travel

AngularStrap

mgcrea.ngStrap.modal<p>Examples<p>Modals are streamlined, but flexible, dialog prompts with the minimum required functionality and smart defaults.<p>Click to …

Free Handsome Bootstrap Templates

Appi is a sleek landing page designed to show your next app, site or product. With a fresh style & minimal design, you can show off your next product …

The Insider's Guide to the New Zapier, now with 250+ Supported Services

Over the last few months, Zapier HQ has been hard at work to get some goodies out before the end of the year. We're excited today to share we've …

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Design

Flat Logo Designs by Erfan Talimi

Stunning Flat Logos.<p>Here is some eye candy for your inspiration! Erfan Talimi is a Hamburg, Germany based graphic designer who loves to experiment …

Startup Cheat Codes

Throughout the life of Ecquire, I’ve made lots of mistakes spending much more money and time than I really needed to get something done.<p>Every time I …

Web Design

Microsoft Throws its Weight Behind Ghost

Ghost, the node.js-based blogging platform that took Kickstarter by storm a few months ago, is set to release its first beta to the public in just a …

The consumer driven economy is for people who don't naturally automate things

Consumption doesn't improve economy or humanity in general. Neither does production. If you want to help, start automating things.<p>Imagine that the …

Dreamy Architectural Watercolors by Sunga Park | Colossal

<p>These architectural watercolor studies by Sunga Park seem to drip and fade out of focus like a memory or a dream. The graphic designer and …

Surrealistic and Architectural Paintings by Dean Monogenis

Surrealistic Buildings and Landscapes.<p>This is a fine selection of paintings by artist Dean Monogenis. All of the works were painted in 2013. Dean …

Art

See Through Walls with WiFi

Wi-Vi is a new technology that enables seeing through walls using Wi-Fi signals. It allows us to track <i>moving</i> humans through walls and behind closed …

Is it too late to be awesome?

The dangers of comparing, perfectionism and being too hard on ourselves.<p>I was talking with a friend today about all the different blogs, websites and …

Cameron And Tyler Winklevoss Tell Us Why They’re So Bullish On Bitcoin [TCTV]

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss first emerged as household names in the tech world because of their contentious relationship with that major social networking company and its famous founder. But these days, their focus has shifted onto a new area of the tech industry that’s very different (though no …