Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things.

Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.


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The World’s First Solar Powered Airport Now in India

On Tuesday, August 18th, the Indian city of Cochin unveiled the world’s first solar powered airport. Cochin International Airport – India’s fourth-largest international airport (processing 6.8 million passengers in the 2014-2015 financial year) – is the ...


This is the Dumbest Sh*t to Mail Your Friends

The Internet is replete with dumb, pointless sh*t – any person young and old can and will immediately realize this upon their first taste of the World Wide Web. There are also a lot of things on the Internet that people try to pawn...


Why Do Some Coffee Shops Still Not Offer WiFi?

This article is sponsored by Comcast Business, but all opinions belong to the author. The opportunity to work remotely is one of the most-demanded perks in today’s job market. Indeed, according to a survey conducted last January, it’s the top employee perk that people...


The Sad State of Women in Tech [INFOGRAPHIC]

Between 1991 and 2014, the percent of women in tech decreased from 37 percent to 26 percent in the United States. In New York City alone, men outnumber women seven to three in tech jobs. In a world where tech talent is in high...


6 Tips for Job Security in the Age of Automation

Should you be worried about losing your job to robots or automated technology? If not, then maybe you should be. I mean, we’re now living in an age where artificially intelligent robots have the ability to recognize faces and human emotions, and where more...


Deadlines Ruin Creativity, According to Neuroscience

While deadlines can certainly contribute to boosts in productivity, according to neuroscientist John Kounios, deadlines ruin creativity. Finding new ways to optimize productivity is certainly welcome – in a world where we’re constantly interrupted by the noise and ...


This Robot from Japan Isn’t Creepy at All [VIDEO]

In a recent study that looked into whether people would be accepting of a robot coworker, a majority of people responded positively – with 70 percent of company managers saying that they’d definitely consider bringing in a robot as part of their work teams. In...