Songza is how I have listened to music for the last 6 months. This streaming music provider offers a fresh new approach to matching music to your current activity. Upon logging into Songza the “concierge” is displayed which uses the date and time to propose relevant activities each of which are mapped to a set
Shot this video of “Sleepyhead” during the Passion Pit concert at the Metropolis in Montreal on February 8th, 2013.
The Mavericks Invitational is the world’s premier, high adrenaline, big wave surfing event. This one-day, invitation-only surfing competition is held at the legendary Mavericks surf break located near Half Moon Bay, only 20 minutes south of San Francisco and near the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. Live streamed surf events can be hit or miss but
Here comes a notable trend for the online advertising industry: ad blocking. I recently figured out how to block most online ads using a combination of two Google Chrome web browser extensions. All display ads have been eliminated from any website I visit and I am also blocking all Facebook ads and YouTube video ads.
For years I have dialed into quarterly investor calls for a handful of the biggest technology companies. It’s one of the sources that I use to keep up on industry trends. They offer a wealth of information on financial performance but my favorite sections are when the CEO, CTO or CCO offers their perspective on
Unleashing the Industrial Internet Below are highlights from the GE Minds and Machines conference keynote where Chris Anderson of Wired interviews Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz and Jeff Immelt CEO of GE Opening Speaker: Andy Mcafee, Principal Research Scientist MIT Rapid worldwide social development has occurred only recently due to the industrial revolution Big data
Text messaging is an old technology developed almost 30 years ago in the Franco-German GSM cooperation by Friedhelm Hillebrand and Bernard Ghillebaert. Ironically, the 13 to 17 year old demographic is the heaviest user in the United States. Text messaging is frequently ranked as the top reason for teen cell phone ownership. 77% of American
Felix Baumgartner is about to jump off a stratospheric balloon from 120,000 feet. Watch the Red Bull Stratos mission live today: “Red Bull Stratos, a mission to the edge of space, will attempt to transcend human limits that have existed for 50 years. Supported by a team of experts Felix Baumgartner plans to ascend to
Techonomy is an emerging tech event established in 2010 by 3 long time Fortune editors David Kirkpatrick, Peter Petre, and Brent Schlender. The event brings together 250+ leaders who provide insights on innovation, corporate transformation, urban infrastructure, labor markets and US competitiveness. TechCrunch Disrupt, SWSX, Le Web, OMMA Global and Techonomy all do a great
The 2012 Euro Cup is heating up! Fans were throwing flares on to the pitch during Italy vs. Croatia: