Rob Llewellyn

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How To Run Your Company Based On Metrics

I review a lot of board decks with a beautifully hand-crafted page with metrics for the company. That makes me nervous.<p>I prefer to see a screenshot of an internal dashboard, not something created for the board, and I prefer to see that same dashboard in the same format at every meeting. The reason …

The SaaS Success Database

What does it take to build a billion-dollar SaaS enterprise-software company? We gave a 30,000-foot answer to this complex — and fascinating — question in a recent TechCrunch post, The SaaS Adventure.<p>To recap: We’ve observed seven key phases in most SaaS companies’ go-to-market success. Most of the …

New Horizons: Pluto probe's next target chosen

<b>Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has a new target to aim for following its historic flyby of Pluto.</b><p>It is called 2014 MU69, and was one of two comet-like objects that were under consideration by scientists working on the mission.<p>The US space agency will now carry out a review of the plan before …

Solar System

This Illustrator Has Created A Picture A Day For The Last Eight Years

Mike Winkelmann has been creating a daily illustration since 2007. Now over 3,000 images in, his work has started to veer into science fiction territory.<p>Artist Mike Winkelmann has been making an illustration every day for eight years. As his website will tell you, he hasn’t broken routine for 3,039 …

Airbnb for Luxury Seekers: OneFineStay

Imagine staying at an old friend’s house in a new city. You’d walk into their home and be more than just a guest—and much more than a tourist. For an …

You can now post full-size landscape and portrait photos on Instagram

Hip to be square no longer<p>Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, as I did last year, and you’ll see tourists contorting themselves to try and fit the length of the monument into Instagram’s iconic square frame. Even after Instagram began letting you shoot in landscape mode, you could still only share …

Mobile Photography

Climbing On Mount Denali

Digital Wine Cellar Management System

The Oenophile's Wine Cellar Management System.<p>Favored by private collectors, this is the wine management system that tracks which wines are in your …

Now you can order wine by text message, thanks to Naked Wines

Ordering your favourite vintage is now as easy as sending a simple text<p>Wine lovers will be able to order their favourite plonk with a simple text thanks to a service from online vintner Naked Wines.<p>The 'Text for Wine' service from Naked, which was acquired by Aim-listed Majestic Wine in April for …

Banking (UK)

10 overlooked wine regions -- from Sicily to Michigan | CNN Travel

CNN

Retired surgeon sues air-conditioning firm he claims cooked his £200,000 wine collection

Firm accused of repair blunder which led to demise of 1,253 luxury wines<p>A retired Australian surgeon who devoted decades to building up an impeccable wine collection is suing an air conditioning firm which he claims cooked more than a thousand bottles in his cellar.<p>Spero Raptis, a former head …

Home Improvement

Beer Brewing Explained - The Process Behind The Pint

Cracking a beer can is easy, but there’s a whole lot of science, craftsmanship and patience that goes into every pint.<p>With the runaway popularity of …

Salesforce paid over $33 million to buy two tiny startups

When it really wants a company, we know that Salesforce will pay big for it.<p>But when it buys a tiny startup, it's unclear if it's fair, generous, or a bargain hunter.<p>A recent SEC filing indicates that Salesforce doesn't go for the jugular and pays reasonably well in those cases, too.<p>The company …

Venture Capital

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? Inc.com compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.<p><i>This post originally appeared at Inc.com. To read more, check out:</i><p><i>The Best Industries to Start and Grow a Business in 2011</i><p><i>
Jason Fried: Why I Run a Flat Company</i>

Entrepreneurship

5 New Disney Park Projects To Get Really Excited About

<i>By Christine Dayao for ShermansTravel</i><p><i>Photo: Disney/Lucasfilm</i><p>D23 Expo, the massive Disney convention that brings together all facets of the Walt Disney Company every other year, brought no shortage of great news for Mickey Mouse fans recently. Among all the developments in the pipeline, the most …

NASA Gets a Closer Look at Ceres' Strange Four-Mile Tall Mountain

Bright spots are still a mystery.<p>NASA's Dawn spacecraft has returned the closest-yet views of Ceres, detailing its odd, conical mountain and crater …

Astronomy

Top 10 new craft beer releases

Upslope Brewing Company, “Blood Orange Saison”, Boulder, Colorado, US<p>Upslope Brewing Company will release its Blood Orange Saison this week, the …

Alcohol

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Healthy Eating

Your food porn could have a new home on Google Maps

It seems like Google wants to know what you had for dinner. According to <i>Android Police</i>, the company is testing a new feature in its Maps app that will detect when photos are taken at restaurants and other places that serve food, and offer to attach them to the establishment's location. For now, the …

Google Maps

Here’s why we don’t have flying cars yet

Flying cars in <i>The Jetsons</i> and <i>Back to the Future</i> and <i>Star Trek</i>’s spaceships and teleportation may have captured the imagination decades ago, but most current methods of transport have been around a long time.<p>Railways were being rolled out rapidly from the 1830s, while the commercial breakthroughs in …

Porsche

IBM And Apple Release Eight More Enterprise Apps For Healthcare, Airlines And More

Apple and IBM’s partnership that has the companies working together to produce enterprise-friendly apps has expanded yet again with the addition of eight more apps designed for iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad, bringing the total number of MobileFirst apps up to now 22. The new apps are …

National Geographic Travel