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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The 14 Ways to Boost Your Facebook Page Engagement

Starting a Facebook page is simple. But growing it, for many marketers, seems nearly impossible. Facebook has stopped prioritizing total Facebook page engagement in order to focus on retaining easily-distracted users, and the end result is stagnant pages for publishers everywhere. As a matter…

Tech Workers Are Actually Moving to Canada More, Thanks to Trump

The phrase “if you like it so much, why don’t you move there” has long been deployed as a way to get someone to shut up. Recent news on the upswing in Canada’s tech jobs following the change in the U.S.’s presidential administration this…

China Is Getting $300M of Lab-Grown Meat From Israel

In May 2016, we told you the food industry was the next frontier for the startup world. In January 2017, we predicted synthetic food would finally catch on in a big way. Now, news of a deal China has made for lab-grown meat proves that it…

Startup With Google Provides Business Resources for Founders

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Google has launched a new website compiling a ton of resources for startups. While it’s a little self-advertising — the search giant’s name features prominently in the site’s title, Startup with Google — the site contains a wealth of information. Any early-stage founders looking…

Nintendo Shares Have Hit a Nine-Year High

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Nintendo is riding high: Their shares are up higher than they’ve been in nine years. Why? Because of recent news proving that Nintendo is stepping into one of the world’s biggest game markets, China. It’s bringing a game widely popular in the country to…

What You Need to Know About the iOS 11 Release

Apple’s 2017 suite of devices is officially known: You can feast your eyes on the specs for the Series 3 Watch, iPhone 8, and iPhone X. But they all need software to run on, which is why Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 11, released…

Why the Future of Workplace Design Looks Like Your College Campus

Miss your college campus, when a trip across the quad would occasionally take 45 minutes because you just couldn’t stop talking to every friend and professor you met? Apparently, your next employer might miss that in-person interaction, too. Today, over 80 percent of modern…

3 Design Principles to Diversify Your Startup’s Revenue Model

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Few entrepreneurs launch a startup without hoping to earn a little revenue — or a lot, let’s be honest — from the venture. But there are dozens of ways to earn money, and the best method is different for every business. Startups in particular have…

10 Craziest Space Travel Stunts and News We’ve Seen So Far

Everyone knows outer space makes everything more cool. Want to revive a beleaguered horror franchise or a tired app game? Set the next installment in space! Something about the “final frontier”-ness of outer space brings out the world’s crazy side, and everything from marketing…

Why Brain-Machine Interfaces Are the Future of Tech Gadgets

Two types of cutting edge tech have made a bit of a splash over the past few years, while collecting their fair share of criticism: Wearables and Apple’s wireless AirPods. Both are seen as useful, but largely optional (unless you’re at risk for a…

Almost a Fifth of Freelance Pros Will Make Six Figures or More This Year

New stats from LinkedIn ProFinder — a service connecting white collar freelance professionals with individuals and small businesses — have revealed the numbers behind the top freelancer pros’ revenues. For almost 20 percent of those in LinkedIn’s program, freelance work is definitely rewarding: That’s…

Samsung Wants to Make a Foldable Phone by 2018

Phones have been getting bigger for years: More screen real estate makes for a better visual experience and fewer cramped finger swipes. But phones can only get so bulky before our pockets can’t handle them. Short of cargo pants coming back into style, Samsung’s…

A UK Financial Regulator Is Warning Investors Away From ICOs

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The Financial Conduct Authority has warned investors: The “initial coin offering,” or ICO, comes with significant risk. The news is an official acknowledgement of the shaky ground that the ICO — which often functions like an IPO, sans security laws — has always tread. Here’s what…

Apple Event 2017: Apps, Updates and AR Integrations

Today, at the opening of the Steve Jobs Theater, the Apple 2017 Special Event released information on a range of upcoming products and projects. Naturally, the iPhone was once again an integral section of the event — both the iPhone 8 and the iPhone…

With the 2017 Series 3, the Apple Watch Is Looking Better Than Ever

Today, Apple’s 2017 Special Event debuted a segment on their latest major product from the past few years, the Apple Watch. After a rocky start, the product is looking more useful and more interesting than ever. How is Apple getting that 97 percent customer…

Why Social Video Platforms Might Have a Quality Problem

Every major social media platform loves video, and most of the minor ones do, too. They’re even catching up to TV at a fast clip. The reason: Ad revenue goes way farther in video. At this point, the internet’s pivot to video is so…