Social Good


GiveBack DC Brings Startups and Nonprofits Together

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In Washington DC we have a growing mix of startups and nonprofits, but there are only a few opportunities for each to join forces. However, one particular agency has been on a mission to change this for the past four years, and is now…


Three Things to Know About the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 9:25 am

The first thing you need to know about the new iPhones that were officially presented on September 25th, is that if you do not have one by now, you might be in for a bit of a wait. This is especially true if you want…


Hackers and Innovators Make Switzerland Their Headquarters

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 8:39 am

Innovation leaders from markets all around the world are flocking to Switzerland. Driving this move is the desire to live and work among a community of people developing the products and services of the future. The fact that Switzerland consistently ranks at the top…


San Francisco

Can Cooperative Video Games Help With World Peace?

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Recent research conducted by ScienceDaily shows that playing cooperative video games, as opposed to playing competitive or solo games, elicits a host of social benefits among players of different backgrounds. The evidence suggests that it encourages teammates to see helpful, collaborative behaviors as both…


Top 7 Ways Magento Extensions can Revamp Your Online Store

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 11:22 am

E-commerce has opened up doors to unique and creative ways to sell your products in the most crowded marketplaces. It is hard to gauge which aspect of e-commerce is evolving faster, because the technology and the marketing techniques seem to be progressing at a…



Does your office space reflect your company culture?

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 9:02 am

JungleWorld, London-based office and corporate flower suppliers, claim that they ‘will make sure first impressions count’ on their website. Filling an office with colorful flowers and exotic plants can certainly make a striking impression on visiting customers and clients. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing,…



Opternative is Bringing the Eye Exam to Your Living Room

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm

For the majority of my life I’ve had 20-20 vision. At least, I had 20-20 vision up until about two years ago: I’d be sitting at my desk and get splitting headaches, I’d see double, and I’d feel a general malaise. The hypochondriac in…



Camera Stabilization Isn’t Just for the Pros Anymore

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

A lot of time when I shoot video on my smartphone I’m convinced it’s picture perfect. The reality is, more often than not, it’s shaky because I’m moving my hands around during the filming. It’s kind of the catch-22 of smartphone cameras: they’re light,…


San Francisco

Extending a Free, Open Source Community to Our Students

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Matt Butler, the cofounder of ZenHub, might be one of the more pro-open source community enthusiasts I’ve come across in my time in the tech world. On a personal level, I’m a huge fan,  but I think Butler says it better than I could: “As…


5 Android Apps for Architects

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 7:02 am

The process of planning, designing and supervision of a building’s construction is an ancient art, which was carried out by artisans in the medieval times. With the advancement in technology and ability to record data, the term ‘Architect’ came into being, emerging as a…

Startups & Apps

Top Five Apps to Check out This Weekend: Sourcerer, AWE, The Walking Dead, and More

By | Oct 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm

I love every second spent in the company of friends and family, but you know, there are times when you need to focus on yourself for a few minutes. That’s when games and creative apps come into the picture. So, without further ado, here…


Gluten-Free Goodness from Healthy Food Startups

By | Oct 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm

For those of us who don’t know, gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley – and happens to be one of the most heavily consumed proteins on earth. But for a small percentage of the US population that lives with celiac…


Casual: The Visual Approach To Project Management

By | Oct 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

“Project management re- imagined” – Casual website says. It’s true in many ways,as this tool transforms each project plan into awesome, step-by-step visual maps. The Casual approach to project management is drastically different from what is now offered by other tools.  While most tools…

Startups & Apps

3 Ways Wearable Tech is Shifting the Role of the Patient

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm

The doctor-patient relationship is changing with the release of new technology. Smartphones and tablets are being used more and more in health systems, and wearables are next. Although relatively new on the tech scene, wearable devices have already made a large impact, and they…


4 Reasons To Launch An E-Commerce Business This Year

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 10:01 am

There’s a rising number of entrepreneurs whose ideal business model is the one that lets them choose any lifestyle they like, and run it on autopilot. E-commerce tends to be a fairly good answer to those desires. Whether you are a bootstrapper or an investor…


The Ultimate Guide To Protecting Your Online Identity

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm

With social media having penetrated in all aspect of our lives, keeping your personal data secure and private becomes quite a challenge. Ebay, Evernote, Adobe, Court Ventures, the US Military and now notorious Ashley Madison are just a few companies who failed with keeping…


San Francisco

HelpCrunch Expands Live Chat Services Into a Web Platform

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 7:20 pm

HelpCrunch has only been available since the end of May 2015, and they’ve only been available to mobile users. However, when I spoke with them during their launch, the team indicated that it would only be a matter of time before they rolled out…