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Steve Blank On Why Most Startups Fail, And It's Got Nothing To Do With Technology

When well-known entrepreneur Steve Blank took the stage at Qualcomm’s San Diego headquarters last week, it felt a little like a rock star was in the house. The audience was chock full of current and aspiring startup founders, many of them engineers (this was Qualcomm’s stage, after all….).<p>Blank is …

Startups

How To Find Happiness In Today’s Hectic World

Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better …

Happiness

4 Cocktails to Get Your Oscars on With

The Academy Awards honor the pinnacle of filmmaking, and while the nominees may suffer jitters walking and talking on the red carpet, you can celebrate the glitz and glam by getting together with your friends and raising a glass at home. Here are a few fun and festive Oscar Worthy Cocktails:<p><b>Grand</b> …

ECMAScript 6

February 22, 2015 – 105,406 views<p>The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.<br>– Ludwig Wittgenstein<p>For the past few months I’ve been …

If programming languages were countries, which country would each language represent?

<b>These are some of the families of the programming languages:</b><p><b>FORTRAN</b> was born in 1957 adopted in the <b>United Stated</b> at IBM by a small team led by John …

Grace Hopper

Travel as a solo woman: 10 lessons for the intrepid

Two recent films about female adventurers captured the highs and lows of travelling solo as a woman. 'Tracks', about Robyn Davidson’s epic camel trek across Australia, and 'Wild', starring Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Strayed, about a 1100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, have a positive …

VC Vinod Khosla To Startups: Be Foolish Enough To Make Your Dreams Happen

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla is a fount of accumulated knowledge and wisdom about how startups work, not least because, as he put it today, he has failed more than anyone else in Silicon Valley.<p>Khosla spoke in what was a sort of mini-master class in entrepreneurship at Startup Grind, a …

Entrepreneurship

The Importance of Mentors, And Where To Find Them

<b>Why Mentors Matter?</b><p>Mentors or business coaches are one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur should tap into. The idea of launching a business should no longer be a scary or daunting experience, riddled with unknowns. It should be a collaborative experience accumulating the learnings of …

Entrepreneurship

“Timbuktu”: A timely African film on Islam — and a spectacular breakthrough

The wrenching, Oscar-nominated “Timbuktu” depicts Mali under jihadist rule — but it’s far more than an issue drama<p>Even when you get past the eerie-coincidence level of Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar-nominated “Timbuktu” -- a film about the causes, consequences and contradictions of Islamic extremism, …

Fort Lauderdale

State of io.js

The most successful open source initiative in living memory.<p>A lot has happened in the few months since io.js was announced. An ambitious release date …

JavaScript

YouTube now defaults to HTML5 <video>

Four years ago, we wrote about YouTube’s early support for the HTML5 <video> tag and how it performed compared to Flash. At the time, there...

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

LGBTQ<p>22-year-old Robinson’s portrayal of Simon Spier in <i>Love, Simon</i> is everything we need it to be.<p>By Alim Kheraj24 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Just ask …

Saint-Florent Cocktail

8 Servings<p>An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>honey syrup<p>¼ cup clover honey<p>assembly<p>1½ cups gin<p>¾ cup fresh lime juice<p>½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti<p>Angostura bitters<p>Champagne or sparkling wine<p>8 lime wheels<p>Recipe Preparation<p>honey …

Bitters

Spicy Orange-Bourbon Hot Chocolate

How was your Thanksgiving weekend? Ours was good. It was easy and fun. I made this Chocolate Mousse Pie with Phyllo Crust and it was SO GOOD and much …

What To Drink Now: Syrah

Syrah is one of the most luscious, spicy and delicious, yet often misunderstood red wine varieties. Best known for its Rhone roots in Southern …

Wine & Spirits

Uber’s Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong

Uber is often talked about for its potential to develop into a global logistics service, and customers in Hong Kong are getting a glimpse at what that might look like after a new ‘rent-a-van’ service called Uber Cargo launched in the city-state.<p>The U.S. company often trials new project in single …

Hong Kong

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

Mixology Expert Robert Hess Explains the Importance of Using the Proper Measure When Crafting a Cocktail

On the most recent episode of <i>The Cocktail Spirit</i> on the Small Screen Network, expert mixologist Robert Hess (previously) explains the importance of …

Cocktails

The problem with Angular - QuirksBlog

My point is that I expected far more front-enders to embrace Angular. I have the feeling their number is surprisingly low — see also the problems my …

Explore Data | Internet Observatory

The Akamai Internet Observatory provides the latest insights trends in web mobile Internet traffic with data gathered from our global CDN.

The World's Most Incredible Hotel Pools

The typical hotel pool might bring to mind images of rowdy kids, tiny towels and water all over the floor. Not exactly a relaxing experience--and swimming laps? Good luck.<p>It can be tough and expensive to find a hotel that will guarantee a quality swim, but avoiding the crowds (and that awful …

Hotels

East Of Palo Alto’s Eden: Race And The Formation Of Silicon Valley

<i>What if Silicon Valley had emerged from a racially integrated community?</i><p><i>Would the technology industry be different?</i><p><i>Would we?</i><p><i>And what can the technology industry do now to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past?</i><p>I met Bob Hoover one sunny Friday afternoon when he was rearranging golf club sets in …

Silicon Valley

Drink like the celebs: How to make Golden Globe cocktails at home

LOS ANGELES — The stars will imbibe freely Sunday night at the Golden Globes inside the Beverly Hilton ballroom, and you can drink along with them at …

27 Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Is anyone else's healthy eating resolution getting in the way of sleeping in as long as humanly possible?