Vernon Yerkess

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They Built A Capital And No One Came: Inside Burma’s Ghost City

Naypyidaw, the mysterious Burmese Oz, is six times larger than New York. It’s very well-lit and clean, and extremely empty. So why build it?<p>On a …

Why we need a standardized IoT tech stack

Everyone is talking up IoT (the Internet of Things) as the next mega trend. Analysts are predicting that IoT will be a multi-trillion dollar category, and thousands of companies, from GE to Evernote, are redefining themselves as IoT companies.<p>Gartner’s 2014 Hype Cycle has “IoT” placed neatly at the …

Three Table Manners Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Mastering dining etiquette is the most efficient life hack. It would improve society’s functioning the most, for the least amount of time. Of all the restaurant world’s fast-casual casualties, the decline in dining etiquette is among the most lamentable. Funny that table manners diminish as public …

Gordon Ramsay's Scrambled Eggs

Things Innovative Entrepreneurs Do That You Don't

Creatives have been categorized by many as bonkers, chaotic, disruptive and troublemakers — yours truly included. But isn’t that what it takes to embrace a mindset that leads to success? If thinking in innovative ways was a mindset embraced by the masses, then wouldn’t everyone be able to achieve …