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Advice - You have two hours of peak productivity every day. How do you spend them? I just returned from 3 weeks without internet or mobile service, which you might have noticed by the lack of updates. I find it harder and harder to turn...
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Cool Tech - From the incredible helicarrier crash in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” to the realistic motion-capture-driven apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," this year brought us some unbelievable special effects. Mike...
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Advice - There’s no doubting the popularity of taking an office or a desk in a coworking space. One need only look at the proliferation of coworking spaces in NYC in the past few years to see that, while the local Starbucks might be fine for...
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Advice - There is no substitute for diving into the key details of a new startup. Executives from large companies have sometimes long forgotten how to do this (“My people will contact your people to work out the details.”). Others hire...
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Videos - Got back pain? You’re not alone. The Ramy Inocencio tests new health wearable Arki from South Korea. People might stare but find out what walking...
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#NYCTech - Each November, the New York E-health Collaborative, a nonprofit organization that serves as a public resource for health information technology in New York State, holds the annual Digital Health Conference that brings together...
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#NYCTech - Yeah, having a ubiquitous wifi network available is great, but let’s talk about the other big problem we have when we’re on the go: finding an outlet to plug in and recharge our phones. And hoping that we remembered to take a cord...
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Advice - Startups are really risky.  And, if you are looking to join one, know going in you have a nine in ten chance that company won’t be in business within a couple years from now, and you’ll have to look for a new job again.  Venture...
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Op-ED - In a recent blog post Dr. Helen Smith raised a question about the differences between men and women in business. She asked, if women are more risk averse than men in business, will they be less successful? Now, as a matter of full...
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#NYCTech - Google's 25,000-foot digital billboard, launched on Nov. 24, is the size of an entire city block and has a ridiculous pixel density. Avoid the trip to Times Square and see the monstrous billboard here.
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#NYCTech - Speakaboos is an award-winning multilingual interactive storybook subscription service that facilitates early childhood literacy and language learning. But the real story is the team they’ve assembled, and their extensive experience...
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Resources - The Ironman US Championship race is being held in the greatest city in the universe this year, and it sold out in less than 11 minutes! Champions from all walks of life make their home in NYC. Ex-pats formerly from the East Coast...
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Uncategorized - Israeli-based start-up RealView Imaging has developed a 3-D holographic display for use in medical procedures. Video not showing up? Click here
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Advice - We've been revising our strategy process internally here at SMC. At its core, that means closely examining each aspect of our strategy process and deciding what's important, what isn't, and what needs to be changed. That review has...
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#NYCTech - LISNR is a comprehensive mobile engagement platform that allows consumers to interact with media and the live environment everywhere. But get this: LISNR’s ultrasonic and smart app engine technology allows consumers to use their...

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