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10 Tech Tools to help your professional speaking business
There are lots of consultants who will gladly sell you expensive technology for your speaking business. But you don't have to spend a bundle to get some really productive tools. Here are 10 top tech tools and services that can help you handle your speaking business.
The Release Date for A Memory of Light Has Been Set | Tor.com
The Release Date for A Memory of Light Has Been Set The first novel in Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time®, The Eye of the World, was released on January 15, 1990. Now more than twenty years later, Tor Books is thrilled to announce the official publication date for the final novel in the series.
A Personal Fight Shows the Dichotomy of Technology Reporting – DigiDave
Feb162012 Leave a Comment Written by Digidave Why do technology journalists sometimes act like they're in an episode of Jersey Shore? Everything is dramatic and personal. Priorities are all outtawhack. If business reporters or political reporters threw as much shit at each other as a subset of technology reporters do, we'd think they were monkeys at a zoo.
Meet a retired World of Warcraft server
Meet a retired World of Warcraft server How much would you pay for a server that hosted some of your most cherished gaming experiences? A game like World of Warcraft requires several thousand servers to operate the hundreds of online realms within its ecosystem.
Floppy Bose Einstein condensates oscillates free of theory
One of the key concepts in physics is that of a phase transition. Ice melting to form water is one example; another is the transition between magnetic and non-magnetic forms of iron. The underlying physics of these transitions is a story about correlations.
Volkswagen's Intelligent Car: The Next Step in Connected Cars
Today I visited the Volkswagen Electronics Research Lab (ERL) and met the lab's new director, Dr. Peter Oel. Cars are one of the most exciting areas of Internet innovation in 2012, with companies such as Volkswagen, Ford and Mercedes all racing to add network technologies into their cars.
Webinar: How to Deal with Today’s Multi-Platform Patch Management Mess
These days aren't easy for enterprise patch management. Keeping the wide variety of desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets and other end user devices up-to-date with the latest operating system software, drivers, and security updates has gotten more complex. And the rise of mobile computing devices and applications, along with the growing use of virtualization, is making things more complex too.
Why Being Sleepy and Drunk Are Great for Creativity
Here's a brain teaser: Your task is to move a single line so that the false arithmetic statement below becomes true. Did you get it? In this case, the solution is rather obvious - you should move the first "I" to the right side of the "V," so that the statement now reads: VI = III + III.
Engag.io Is the 1 Inbox To Rule Them All
Engag.io launches to the public today. Imagine a Gmail inbox (in a good way), but for all your online conversations. That's Engag.io. But on top of that simple idea, Engag.io has features no one else provides for finding, following and expanding online conversations.
10 Easy Pieces: Essential Wooden Beds
Ten simple wood beds with modern lines; for the purists among us. N.B.: Prices noted are for queen size beds. Above: Matera Bed by Sean Yoo for Design Within Reach; currently on sale for $2,231 (down from $2,625). Above: The low-profile Campo Bed is available in walnut (shown), cherry, and maple; $1,099 to $1,299, depending on finish, at Room and Board.
ATD and Mashable Sitting in a Tree: The Best Merger Memo I’ve Nabbed All Year
February 14, 2012 at 6:00 am PT While AllThingsD.com is known for scooping various and sundry internal memos from Internet giants, this is perhaps the most pleasing to post. It's a graphic visualization that our social media editor Drake Martinet did for his beloved, Stacy Green, who is the VP of marketing and communications over at Mashable.
Jorge Posada: Is he a Hall of Famer? [Poll]
Jorge Posada announced his retirement Tuesday after 17 years in the major leagues, all with the New York Yankees.The 40-year-old catcher won five World Series, was a five-time all-star and finished with a .273 career batting average, 275 home runs and 1,065 RBIs.
Dropbox inventor determined to build the next Apple or Google
By Jessica Guynn, Los Angeles Times Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company. He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly syncs all of your files on all of your devices.