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Here’s How to Succeed as a Single-Person Startup

By | Jul 11, 2016 at 4:40 pm

When it comes to the startup world, there’s always a new company to know on the horizon. Whether it’s the latest tech startup, or an up-and-coming niche, it’s important to keep an eye on the rising stars of the industry. But whether you’re running…


Human Experts Are the Answer to Hackers

By | May 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm

There is an ongoing war between hackers and information security systems. It usually plays out far from the public eye and happens constantly on servers all over the world. Millions of events take place on computers that could potentially signal malicious activity, and it…


Study: Half of American Corporations Are Vulnerable to Hackers

By | May 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

With the Panama Paper being released to the public and a recent hacker hitting major email accounts across the world, cyber attacks are on everyone’s mind. And while you might think this surge in hacker activity would keep corporations abreast of the latest security…


You Need to Care About the Panama Papers

By | Apr 4, 2016 at 7:43 pm

With inequality in wealth distribution at an all-time high, it seems only proper that the largest data leak in journalism history contains information about how and where the world’s elite hid their money from their home countries’ tax laws. The Panama Papers look to inform…


Anonymous “Total War on Trump” Not Going as Planned

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 6:43 pm

In early March, the hacktivist group Anonymous declared “total war on Trump” for his xenophobic and sexist remarks during this election cycle. April 1st was the slated started date of this war. However, Anonymous hasn’t done much to put a dent in The Donald’s offensive and…


Read This Guy’s Burnout Story and Why He’s Leaving the Tech Industry

By | Jun 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Let’s get real: regardless of whether you love or hate your job, we all eventually find ourselves nearing burnout; and unfortunately for many, we actually end up finding ourselves there. Oftentimes, we get too focused on trying to succeed or trying to fulfill the…


One Man Shares Startup Advice to Himself 5 Years Ago

By | Apr 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm

For those who have been in the startup game for a few years, what would you give to be able to go back and share some startup advice with yourself before you got into startups? What have you learned working in the startup world…

Dev & Design

Pay This UX Designer to Get Drunk and Evaluate Your Site’s UX

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When it comes to optimizing the user experience on your website, one of the core tenets of UX is to design as if the user is drunk. At least, so explains UX designer and full stack developer Richard Littauer on his website The User…

Programs & Resources

60 Free Computer Science College Courses You Can Take Online in 2015

By | Jan 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things you can do for yourself in 2015, the one thing you definitely need to do is…


How to Hack Hacker News and Get Thousands of Views

By | Dec 30, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Ah, Hacker News – a blessing and a curse for startups trying to drive traffic to their site. Submit an interesting blog post of yours, word it the right way, and you could see thousands of people visiting your website and commenting. Make a…


To Generate Startup Launch Traffic, Get on Product Hunt or Hacker News

By | Dec 29, 2014 at 11:00 am

For many startups, the launch of a product or company may be the determining factor in whether their company survives in the long run. How people respond to your product or your idea upon its launch can affect the way their respective networks view…

Social Media


The Startup Revolution Hub, Brad Feld’s Crack at Hacker News-Like Social News Site

By | Dec 4, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Starting a startup community revolution ain’t easy.  It would take something along the lines of -say- a five book series and a dedicated online venue to host this community. As it happens, Brad Feld is the man for the job, and is doing just…