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Review: Grenco Science’s G-Pen Elite is the best vape of its kind

By |April 30th, 2016|

 The fascination and rapid development of portable vaporizers for ground, plant-based material is hard to ignore, if you’re not living under a rock. Read More Source: News

New initiatives emerge to help refugees

By |April 30th, 2016|

 Prompted by the ongoing refugee crisis affecting much of the western world, new initiatives have emerged to provide solutions to the many challenges facing the beleaguered masses. In a sea of clueless government bureaucrats and fearful citizens, these new startups want to tap into the potential of the newcomers. Privately funded initiatives may one day --> READ MORE

According to its cofounder and CEO Snapchat is mainly “a camera company”

By |April 30th, 2016|

 While Snapchat Stories may be the feature that brings the company the revenue model it needs to validate its $16 billion valuation, and while the ephemeral messaging feature may be what initially attracted the hordes of millennials sending digital ephemera to each other billions of times a day, Spiegel says that the camera itself remains --> READ MORE

Kindle Oasis is beautiful, pricey and still not like reading a book

By |April 30th, 2016|

 I’ve spent the last week trying to pretend the new Kindle Oasis is the same as reading a real book. It’s not. I love books. I love Kindle’s e-readers and was hoping this was the melding of the two. That real book feel was part of the inspiration for the latest Kindle in the family --> READ MORE

Gillmor Gang: iPad Prose

By |April 30th, 2016|

 The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Frank Radice, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 29, 2016. Apple dips and Twitter flutters, but the Gang won’t bet against them as new media picks new winners. Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase --> READ MORE

Pushing back against sexism, this is a new era for women online

By |April 30th, 2016|

 Take Back the Tech! (TBTT) is an expanding group of women active in 16 countries. They are set on reclaiming online space, making the net safer and more representative, as well as a place for women to thrive and change the world. Read More Source: News

Startups need to do due diligence, too

By |April 30th, 2016|

 I hear a lot of horror stories about investors. Many are misunderstandings. Some are just outright false. Then there are those that are true. Sadly, there are a lot of those. This kills companies. I’ve watched great entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas sink because they’ve been fucked around and because they made poor choices. I wanted --> READ MORE

Why the NRA hates smart guns

By |April 30th, 2016|

 With yet another push from President Obama to revive initiatives to develop “smart gun” technology, it looks like it’s time to revisit the issue once again. Read More Source: News

On the dark art of software estimation

By |April 30th, 2016|

 “How long will it take?” demand managers, clients, and executives. “It takes as long as it takes,” retort irritated engineers. They counter: “Give us an estimate!” And the engineers gather their wits, call upon their experience, contemplate the entrails of farm animals, throw darts at a board adorned with client/manager/executive faces, and return–a… Read More --> READ MORE

Watch SpaceX land a rocket in this awesome 360 video

By |April 30th, 2016|

 Have you ever wished you could stand on deck as a 160-foot rocket lands an arm’s length away from you, after a short trip into space? Yeah, me too, but perhaps watching it on VR is a the slightly safer option. SpaceX just shared a gorgeous 360-degree video with the world, and if you happen --> READ MORE