Ideas are the currency of the 21st century. You can have brilliant ideas—truly revolutionary ideas—but if you cannot...
Feb 25 2014, 6:31am CST
Source: Sunlight Foundation
Mayday PAC founder and Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig speaking at Stanford University in 2008; Photo credit: Flickr user Robert Scoble
I won’t be asking you to DONATE NOW again and again. That bit is done. Instead, for the rest of this cycle, what you’ll hear from us is about how your campaign is working.
We’ve got lots of ideas about how to make this work. We’ll be testing them and improving them and building lots that’ ...
Full article at: Sunlight Foundation
11 hours ago, 1:15pm CDT
Withings Body Scale touts your weight everywhere.
May 18 2011, 2:52pm CDT
Source: Bleacher Report
Derek Jeter's baseball career is coming to an end, but his career as a book publisher is just beginning.
Last fall, Publisher's Weekly's Calvin Reid reported that the New York Yankees shortstop would team up with Simon & Schuster to create Jeter Publishing. The publishing company would work on releasing adult nonfiction, picture books, middle-grade fiction and more.
Now, Jeter is set to release his first childre ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report
Jul 12 2014, 1:12pm CDT
VERGE Accelerate returns to San Francisco this fall to provide a global stage for tech startups at the intersection of technology and sustainability. Sixteen hand-picked entrepreneurs will showcase their tech solutions before some of the world’s largest companies, investors and cities.
Now in its third year, VERGE Accelerate will take place during VERGE San Francisco 2014, October 27-30, the flagship in GreenBiz Group’s global event series focused on how technology accelera ...
Full article at: CSRwire
Jul 9 2014, 7:21am CDT
...Ahead of Verizon
Sep 9 2010, 9:38am CDT
Source: Tom Davenport
TED’s clever Chris Anderson came to speak with the Skoll Foundation board and pointed out that it would take an individual an entire year to give 500 speeches to live audiences of 100 people each in order to reach an audience across the country of 50,000. With TED, though, a good talk can reach that audience in 6 hours.
That got me thinking about the dominant technology for influence or persuasion throughout history. Until about 500 years ago the dominant technology was orati ...
Full article at: Tom Davenport
Jul 4 2014, 11:00am CDT
While incredible goals (and a couple of incredible goal-keepers) stole the show, success in the World Cup's round of 16 depended even more on mistakes than brilliance. And it's time to play the Wait Till Next (four) Year(s) game with the USMNT.
The difference between winning and losing, at this stage, is minuscule. In the round of 16, winners and losers basically attempted the same number of set pieces per contest ...
Full article at: SBNation
Jul 3 2014, 8:00am CDT
Behold, what TED.com looked like on day one.
Step with me for a minute into an internet time machine. The date: June 27, 2006. The event: the first six TED Talks being posted online.
“Today, for the first time ever, we’re thrilled to present some of the most remarkable talks from TEDs past,” reads a blog post from Chris Anderson written on that day. (The image above shows exactly what the site looked like then, and you can watch a playlist of those ...
Full article at: TED
Jun 26 2014, 2:13pm CDT
Wired's iPad app has dropped in price, at least for the next issue. All Things D reports that the next issue of the...
Jun 30 2010, 11:40am CDT