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Digital Currency

8 Promising Applications of Blockchain Technology in Education

By | Dec 24, 2017 at 8:32 am

Education is one sector that is traditionally very slow in adopting new methodologies and, yes, technologies. In fact, one could go into many classrooms today and see that not a great deal has changed over the years. But while institutions have been slow to…

Culture

4 Mistakes to Avoid at the Office Christmas Party

By | Dec 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The office Christmas party is a staple of business culture. Whether you’re a big corporation or a small startup, engaging in a little holiday cheer with your coworkers before taking some much needed time off has become the unofficial send-off for the holiday season….

Video

The Data Indicates Netflix Is Winning Its Battle Against Customers’ Sleep

By | Dec 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Netflix might be sweating a bit following the news of a Disney/Fox merger, given Disney’s upcoming rival service, but there’s no disputing the video streaming service’s dominance over the current market. How could you, when Netflix is responsible for nearly a third of all home…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gifts Under $100 for the Graphic Designer on Your List

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Searching for the ultimate gift for the graphic designer in your life can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve gathered some ideas that could be great for the holiday, give them inspiration, and won’t break the bank. Here are 5 gifts under $100 you can…

Startup Spotlight

Chicago

Startup Spotlight: Data Recovery, Fishing and LOLs

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The holidays can be a stressful time for individuals. But if you can find a way to sneak in some belly laughs and chuckles, everything is going to be much better for your mind and body to make it through. This week in Startup…

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Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Study: The Massive Skills Gap in Sales Is Getting Worse

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Sales people can get a bad rap. In reality, a true sales professional will offer a smooth, engaging experience that treats the customer’s needs first and facilitates a simple, painless transaction. Sales pros are the oil in a well-oiled machine: Easy to overlook, but…

Trends

8 Ways Tech is Improving Communication Between Student and Teacher

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 8:30 am

Technology is helping teachers to go beyond linear, text-based education and make student engagement and performance more efficient. Technology also makes students learn best in their learning pace and styles. Its role in the classroom has also evolved into an interactive learning tool that…

Startup Spotlight

Boston

Startup Spotlight: Final Exams, Santa Chatbot and Clean Up Your Email

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

December is the month where the flurry of the holidays are in full swing and students are starting to stress out in anticipation of final exams. This week in Startup Spotlight we found companies helping students get through their final exams, gift giving chatbots, getting…

Education

Girl Scouts Announce First National Computer Science Program for Young Women

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s no denying that the skills gap is going to be a serious problem in a few short years. Even with computer science degrees flying off the shelves from prestigious universities and coding bootcamps alike, the sheer amount of positions to fill is growing…

Politics/Government

Americans Love Net Neutrality, So Why Does the FCC Want to Get Rid of It?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A few years ago, the net neutrality debate was raging. People were calling their elected officials, taking to the streets, and even protesting outside the White House. Then in February 2015, Barack Obama signed into law some of the strictest net neutrality rules yet,…

Crowdfunding

Hanoi

ICO Review Unbiased-Teky Corp-World’s First Ecommerce Token

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 6:28 am

2017 has seen enormous numbers of startups being funded through ICOs. This trend which has spiked in the last two years has helped blockchain based projects raise around $3 billion, with the major portion of this acquired during the first half of 2017. However…

Coding

Denver

When Galvanize and Lenda Teamed Up and Built Something Cool

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It started when Sean Donn, a successful Tech Entrepreneur and Head of Engineering at Lenda, whose headquarters are on the same floor as the Web Development Immersive program at Galvanize, reached out to propose a joint effort with our current web development cohort, it…

Entrepreneur

4 Effective Mentoring Opportunities for New Entrepreneurs

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

A good mentor can be the difference between success and failure for most entrepreneurs. While failure can be a good teacher, it’s much easier to learn from someone that’s already been there, which a mentor can provide in spades. But what are the most…

Inspiration

Denver

Learning to Code Means Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 9:30 am

This is part three of my story as I transitioned from professional to student and a full-time learner.  Four weeks have passed already. Every morning we talk about what’s “clicking,” what we need help with, the tech events we’ve gone to, and big news in the…

Gear & Gadgets

How to Work a 3d Pen Like a Pro

By | Nov 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In all fairness to tech innovation, 3D printers are not only one of the most useful inventions made in recent times but also one of the most fun and engaging thing ever made. And the ability to compress all of the tech into a…

Amazon

10 Cities With the Best Chance of Landing Amazon’s New Headquarters

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Since Amazon announced plans for a second headquarters, cities around the US have been scrambling to attract the tech giant to their corner of the country. Whether it’s tax breaks, naming rights, or lofty Hyperloop promises, the location of Amazon’s new headquarters could be…

Coworking spaces

WeWork Gets Smart With Education for Adults and Kids

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 10:50 am

WeWork’s success is pretty undeniable at this point. Whether it’s their huge valuation or the fact that a new office pops up every five minutes, the coworking company has made a huge impact on the business world from coast to coast. And now, they’ve…