Through its myriad media mechanisms, Google has access to a worrying amount of our data – but even more than that, it has an unprecedented number of our thoughts, art and ideas at its fingertips. Is Google stealing our ideas?
“Right now, it’s impossible to go viral in the Internet of Things sphere due to differing systems,” said Peter Semmelhack, founder and CEO of Bug Labs at the recent Internet of Things Meetup / Gotham. The IOT is currently fragmented among many different devices, which makes it harder to grow and expand ideas, said Semmelhack. […]
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 […]
One of the most frequently made mistakes during a sales pitch is when entrepreneurs focus on their own companies rather than on the audience’s problem and the solution. Companies will buy and hire your solutions to their problems, not your products and services. The first minute of your pitch is critical. If your audience believes you understand […]
If you use public transportation to get around, your life is about to get just a little bit easier: Google Maps (iTunes, Android) has begun offering real-time public transit data for New York City and Salt Lake City, with more cities to come. For some time, New York City commuters have been able to […]