For more than 50 years, Moore’s Law has been the major way people give context to the advancement of technology. Gordon Moore’s 1965 prediction that the number of transistors man would be able to squeeze on to an integrated circuit would double every two years was remarkably prescient. A plot of CPU transistor counts against […]
In late 2013, Aileen Lee wrote a seminal article in TechCrunch where she coined the term “Unicorn” as a “U.S. based software company”. It began in 2003 and was valued at over $1 billion by public and private investors. In the article, it was noted that only 39 Unicorns had been created in those 10+ […]
Greenhopping is making it easier. It’s an app that makes finding juice bar and restaurants that serve natural, organic, farm-to-table ingredients in New York City, Jersey City, Hoboken, The Hamptons, Long Island, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Dallas, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Miami. With more to come, including healthy food and produce […]
Let’s face it: there are some things you just can’t communicate is 140 characters or less. Nor should you try. And now you don’t have to. Lettrs is the first mobile technology for traditional letter writing via mobile-to-cloud or mobile-to-mail. They’re reviving the lost art of letter-writing. And still let you save on the stamp. […]
iRobot’s Tim Trainer joins digits to explain how the company’s new Android-based multi-robot tablet controller improves ease of use for defense forces and first responders.
Internet-connected lightbulbs now cost as little as $15. Geoffrey A. Fowler discovered that using them is seldom as easy as flipping a switch, or using the as-seen-on-TV Clapper.
Smart watches were supposed to be the next latest-and-greatest line of digital devices. The new thing, the hot trend, the must have, the popular fad. Sadly though, this particular type of device doesn’t have much appeal to the majority of consumers. An infographic by DPFOC provides all the information necessary to understand why the smart […]
Ok, it’s called ‘Instagram.’ So does it make any sense that you take your shot, then it takes how much time and frustration to crop it before you share it on Instagram? With Cropr you can take your screenshot, crop it and share in10 seconds. Cropr co-founder Ben Omesi is based at Cowork.rs, where he […]
It starts as SideProjects, a revolutionary new way to detect human movements across different platforms and devices. Based solely on the motion sensor devices in the phones themselves. It’s motion detection for everyone – and check out the twerk meter to see how it works. For starters. Founders Ken Kruger (‘12SEAS) and Houtan Fanisalek (‘12SEAS) […]
Five years ago, I made the jump from banking to tech. While I kept my tailored suits, I left the world of finance to follow my passion for technology and the fast-paced innovation that goes with it. Today, the mobile development company I founded in 2010 employs 70 full-time developers and designers. At Fueled, we create […]
I may regret some of what follows. As I general rule, I like to let an article I write sit and reread it the next day. The first draft can be pretty <ahem> blunt, so I usually find a bunch of rough edges that need to be smoothed over before submitting. But I have an […]