Diego Rodríguez

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This Guy Made a Stylophone Business Card That Creates Electronic Music

Tim Alex Jacobs (inventor, artist, musician) may have the coolest custom business cards ever. And in true DIY/maker fashion, he built and designed it …

Miniature

The Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center Thirty Years of Explorations in Sound

<i>[This article originally appeared in the May 1981 issue of Contemporary Keyboard magazine.]</i><p>ELECTRONIC MUSIC IN THE United States is thirty years old …

Flute

Why Bill Gates Is Reading “Capitalism Without Capital”

The tech-mogul-turned philanthropist has just published a review of a dense 2017 book on how “intangible assets”–things like software and data–are changing the economy.<p>Mid-2018 might seem like a strange time for Bill Gates to review a largely academic book that came out in late 2017. But as Gates …

Bill Gates

Donald Trump and the erosion of democratic norms in America

You could slide into an authoritarian regime without a real crisis ever taking place Eric Posner, University of Chicago<p>Trump has certainly violated norms, but whether they erode will depend on what happens after Trump leaves Jack Goldsmith, Harvard Law<p>Ask people with deep knowledge of the US …

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

How to Grow Your Social Fans by 400% With User-Generated Content

User-generated content (UGC) is a marketing goldmine.If you know how to use it, it can create a snowball effect of higher engagement and more social …

Marketing

Facebook To Make Big Changes for Influencer Marketing

If you’re in influencer marketing and worried about the hype over #DeleteFacebook, I wouldn’t panic just yet — if at all.The Cambridge Analytica …

IIT alumnus builds AI-powered tool for social media marketers

<i>SmatSocial uses AI to help businesses create trending content, schedule social media posts, generate and automate quality leads, and grow their brand</i> …

The New Facebook Algorithm Brings Users Back to the Center. What Does This Mean for Marketers? | T3

Facebook started 2018 with an announcement that it would change the algorithm that powers its News Feed to favor “meaningful interaction.” Its goal, …

13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Many experts predicted that 2017-2018 would be the “age of video marketing on social media” and the data is showing that they were overwhelmingly …

Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on notification overkill

Kevin Systrom, the co-founder and CEO of Instagram, sat down with Hearst Digital President Troy Young at the Hearst Tower on Oct. 12 for a …

Snoop Dogg's venture capital firm is leading an investment in a cannabis tech company

A cannabis-specific venture capital firm that counts Snoop Dogg among its partners is investing in a Toronto-based cannabis tech company.<p>Snoop Dogg's fund, Casa Verde, led a $2 million seed round in Trellis, a cannabis inventory management firm. Trellis develops software to help dispensaries and …

Cannabis

10 Proven Ways to Make Millions on Social Media

Sales and marketing is a numbers game. With 2.5 billion people online and more added every day, are the numbers working for you?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketers go where the people are, and marketing dollars follow. Last year, for the first time ever, marketers …

Social Media

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

Social Media

The Silent Film Returns — on Social Media

The summer’s hottest destination for video entertainment is a U.K.-based social media brand called LADbible. In July alone, the viral clips that churn out of its Facebook page were viewed more than 3 billion times. Though the site is nominally branded around young British men, its offerings hold an …

We Spoke to a BC Researcher Who Wants to License Psychedelic Trip Sitters

If Mark Haden has his way, Canada's government could start regulating shamans and shroom dealers.<p>Anyone who's ever been walked back from an acid-induced existential cliff can appreciate the benefit of someone who knows what to do when you're having a bad trip. What if this person, perhaps …

Google Reveals Automatic Machine Learning: A.I. Can Create Itself

This month Google revealed a major new approach to A.I. development that seems to call out to the most sensational and apocalyptic predictions in all …

5 things I had to give up to be successful

There's an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life.<p>No matter what you're trying to accomplish, you'll have to give up something in order to make it happen.<p>When I asked people on Facebook what they had given up to get something else they wanted, I got about 60 answers.<p><i>Even if you get what</i> …

First Cannabis ETF Hits Market and Rises Sharply in Initial Trading

Marijuana is likely to be legal throughout Canada next year and the markets are eager to get in on the ground floor.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Canada continues to trail blaze when it comes to legal marijuana, with national legalization on the table in 2017 …

Cannabis

Colorado pot shop opens nation’s first drive-thru dispensary

News<p>Life well lived: Tuskegee Airmen Capt. Robert Martin dies at 99<p>01:26<p>Plane stolen from SeaTac airport: Officials still looking for answers<p>02:10<p>Are Americans more racially divided than before the deadly Charlottesville protest?<p>03:39<p>Washington, D.C. braces for white nationalist rally on …

A Helpful Woman's Guide to Upgrading Your Entire Life With Homemade Marijuana Gummi Bears

I was like you once: eating a single bite of food with pot in it and freaking <i>right the fuck out.</i> The first time I had a pot brownie, I did what any …

Cannabis

Aspen-based Cannabis Brand Offers a ‘Haute High’

“One cigarette is like a cocktail and one puff is like a sip,” explains chief creative officer Gabrielle Rein of Toast cannabis cigarettes.<p>The …

Scientists Say Only 10 Years Left to Save the Planet

The planet, as we know it, has been given a deadline: 10 years. According to the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, if humans …

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

6 space farming projects that could save the human race

What will humans eat on Mars? It’s a daunting question: the red planet’s frigid average temperature is around negative 80 degrees Fahrenheit and its …

Introverts aren’t voiceless—they’re quietly powerful

In many Western countries, extroversion, outgoingness, talkativeness, and charismatic salesmanship are considered requirements for success and happiness. In such cultures, introverts are not just silent, but voiceless.<p>In today’s society, to call a person or a group “voiceless” is to call them …

Philosophy

Nothing silly about this cannabis-infused chia creation | Recipe

Chia seed is much more than a fad food or ’80s gag gift. It was and is a major part of the indigenous food culture of South America — like potatoes …

Drinking cannabis cocktails will give you the buzz of a lifetime

As someone who enjoys drinking booze almost as much as smoking weed, I'm often forced to prioritize one intoxicant over another. So imagine my …

Las grandes ciudades de América Latina quieren jubilar el automóvil

Movilizar cada día a millones de personas es el principal desafío de urbes que duplican a su población durante el día<p>Buenos Aires tiene la misma …

Gustav Metzger, Whose Creations Were Works Of Destruction, Dies At 90

At the heart of Gustav Metzger's best-known work rests a seeming contradiction: The truest work of creation contains within itself the seeds of its own destruction. Working with acids and liquid crystals, Metzger often made his art to fall apart, break down or disappear entirely — and in doing so, …