Tomi Kallanxhi

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The Roads of the Future Are Hollow, Replaceable, and Made of Plastic

Driving beyond asphalt.<p>The deterioration of our asphalt roads poses a long-term maintenance problem, requiring extensive digging and construction (and horrible ruts and potholes when they simply aren't maintained). So why not makes roads out of easy-to-replace plastic slabs?<p>Working with the city of …

iBeacon adesivi, la rivoluzione Apple arriva nelle case con Estimote

Estimote presenta gli iBeacon adesivi, utili per potenziare gli oggetti quotidiani e le attività dell’utente a casa o all’aperto con nuove feature: …

Government Social Media Strategy Must Move Beyond Tweets and 'Likes'

Government agencies have begun to see the benefits of social networking. For several years now, many agencies have implemented, if not mastered, the foundation of a social media strategy, using popular tools to share information with the public and hear what constituents are saying. Many of these …

Political TV ads will soon know who you are

Like it or not, another US election is almost upon us -- and this time around, the incessant political advertising may cut a little <i>too</i> close to home. Both Democrats and Republicans are using a new TV ad targeting system from DirecTV and Dish that takes advantage of voter records to put personalized …

Governments are buying tools that track your phone nearly anywhere

Don't think that widespread cellphone surveillance is the sole province of big nations like the US and UK; apparently, it's within reach of just about any country with enough cash and willing carriers. The <i>Washington Post</i> understands that "dozens" of countries have bought or leased surveillance …

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an …

High Level

Una nuova forma geometrica - Wired

Si chiama <b>emielica</b> ed è una <b>forma</b> estremamente rara in natura, per non dire del tutto nuova. Com’è fatta? Un’emielica è sostanzialmente un’elica lungo …

947 companies in 43 categories: the increasingly crowded marketing technology landscape

Ion Interactive CTO and marketing technologist Scott Brinker has released version 3.0 of his “marketing technology landscape supergraphic.”<p>It’s certainly super.<p>The icon-strewn graphic contains a staggering 947 companies that offer mostly web-based software as a service for marketers — yet another …

what3words Raises $500K Seed For Its Location-Pinpointing Push To Reinvent Postcodes

London-based U.K. startup what3words has closed a<p>£500,000 (circa $800,000) $500,000 seed round of financing from a group of angel investors, including Shutl’s Guy Westlake.<p>The startup launched an ambitious bid to reinvent ZIP codes/postcodes back in July using location-pinpointing alternatives made …

Silk Road's main competitor shuts down indefinitely

Black Market Reloaded, the digital black market that was the largest competitor to the recently busted Silk Road, just announced it's closing and refunding users' money. In order to deal with the influx of Silk Road refugees, Black Market Reloaded spun up some virtual private servers (VPS) hosted …

Software patents are now illegal in New Zealand

“A computer program is not a patentable invention.”<p>Time to bust out the champagne*, neckbeards! The above statement is from a bill that just passed in New Zealand.<p>In a word, free software advocates have won a big battle in a small country, but the ramifications of the decision are encouraging and …

Twitter for iOS Gets Cross-Platform Read State for Direct Messages

Twitter today updated its social network apps with a synced “read” status for direct messages, and also bundled in a decent spread of other new features. The first to receive the new additions were the iOS and Mac apps; you can download the new versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Mac …