Adam is a writer with an interest in a variety of mediums, from podcasts to comic books to video essays to novels to blogging — too many, basically. He's based out of Seattle, and remains a staunch defender of his state's slogan: "sayWA." In his spare time, he recommends articles about science fiction on Twitter, @AdamRRowe

 

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3 Reasons Why Podcasts Will Best Stretch Your Advertising Dollar

In the advertising community, the money is beginning to flow to specific areas: Instagram is a rising star, and Pinterest is doing well for itself as both are visually oriented, allowing them to showcase products with that extra pizzazz. But forget social media platforms for…

In the Future, Internet-Connected Car Security Is Only Getting Tougher

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The rapidly developing world of self-driving cars will create an entirely new form of life in major cities across the world: Cars will be able to interact with each other and with their surroundings, creating massive amounts of data that can help solve traffic problems or, analyzed…

Here Are the 5 Groups All Modern Freelancers Can Be Broken Into

U.S. modern-day freelancers earned an estimated $1 trillion in 2016. Between 43 percent and 50 percent of the U.S. economy could be freelancers by 2020, according to a variety of reports. The numbers are unavoidable, which is why it’s important for employers and business…

Are Apprenticeships a Better Path to Tech Jobs?

LinkedIn is launching their REACH apprenticeship program. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff recently proposed an apprenticeship program to President Trump, a noted fan of apprentices. Now Ryan Carson, CEO of online coding school Treehouse, has just announced another apprentice program, Techdegree, aimed at helping to fill a…

5 Startups Providing Aid for Deaf or Hearing Impaired Individuals

1 in 5 adults in the United States suffering from hearing loss. The World Health Organization puts the global number of those with disabling hearing loss at about 360 million people. Given the size of this health concern, its no wonder startups are popping…

Here’s How the WannaCry Ransomware Event Happened

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We know cyberattacks have gotten worse recently, and the WannaCry Ransomware attack is the biggest one yet. Sadly, few people are equipped to deal with hacks and even phishing attempts: Just a few days earlier, we covered a report noting that 75 percent of CEOs rely…

The Top 9 National Trends in 2017 Startup Activity

The Kauffman Foundation’s annual Startup Activity Index has just dropped for the year, and with it a collection of data-driven insights on the state of the startup ecosystem. Naturally, we took a look at the report ahead of its release online today, and have brought…

Security Thought Leader on DocuSign Breach: “Yet Another Wakeup Call”

Digital signature service company DocuSign announced a security breach last Monday: A database of customer’s emails had been stolen and used in a phishing campaign. But was the latest in a seemingly endless series of data breaches and hacking attempts actually that big a…

The New Scaling Strategy: Go Small Instead of Large

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Today, in counterintuitive advice: It turns out that the best way to grow a large social audience in 2017 is to aim for a niche audience. How do you get large by aiming small? This article looks as how the process works, and why it’s…

OpenInvest Asks Investors to Put Their Money Where Their Values Are

Investing platform OpenInvest has just raised $3.25 million in a seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Termed a “social impact investing platform,” the company is one of the first VC-backed Public Benefit Corporations and operates by allowing its users to select issues they care…

How the Wearable Industry Could Catch Strokes Before They Happen

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Get ready for the future of wearable healthcare: a University of California, San Francisco, study has confirmed last week that the Apple Watch can identify an abnormal heart rhythm with 97 percent efficiency. Here’s how it works, and why wearables are such a great…

Launchway Media Talks Being an All-Women Team in Latin America

Launchway Media is a digital agency specializing in data-driven marketing campaigns for global startups, with a record for helping technology startups, especially in Latin America, launch and grow their products or services on a global scale. They’re also a three-woman operation: Nora Leary is the head…

Here are LinkedIn’s Top 15 Jobs for 2017 Graduates

Since we’re nearing the middle of May, college grads are popping up faster than dandelions. Well, almost as fast. Luckily, LinkedIn’s trove of job search data has done it again: The social media company has just come out today with a list of the…

Here’s What People Really Use Their Browsers’ Incognito Modes For

Google Chrome’s “incognito” function (or the “InPrivate” function, if you’re a Microsoft Edge fan) is a handy way to browse the internet: You can access whatever sites you’d like without leaving them in your browser history. But what do people want to do that…

4 Lottery Apps to Check if You’re a Big Winner

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Lotteries provide a fun entertainment for millions and a new lifestyle for a (very) tiny handful. And now that there’s an app for everything, you can even download the experience. But does the official app do the trick? LotteryHUB calls itself “an Official App of…