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Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Worry, Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Whether it’s crashing a self-driving car or taking someone’s job, artificial intelligence is under constant scrutiny. Experts, tech enthusiasts, and even Elon Musk have spoken out about the dangers of this innovation technology, from ruining our economy to enslaving the human race. However, what…

Startups & Apps

5 Apps for Your Kids to Learn a New Language

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm

According to the Center for Applied Linguistics, there are many advantages to teaching your child another language. Studies suggest that those who learn a second language tend to be better at solving complex problems and thinking creatively. And even if you’re not personally committed…


Las Vegas

How the Biggest Tech Trends Are Evolving in 2017

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Every tech trend piece relies on a few buzzwords — the Internet of Things, Fintech, or blockchain, for instance. But over time, those terms become a little less relevant. Remember when we only listened to non-music audio on iPods? We still have’t come up…


6 Everyday Idioms You Should Never Say Around Your Team

By | Jun 6, 2016 at 11:00 am

As a Generation Y’er with the habit of changing careers as often as other people change socks, I’d like to think I’ve achieved a trained and keen ear for painfully common idioms. More specifically, and at the detriment of my own self-esteem, I’ve come…

Dev & Design

The Benefits of Translating your Website into other Languages

By | Jul 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

The internet may have opened up global markets but, as always, there is a price to pay. The prize of international markets is tantalisingly close at hand but only to those who can reach out for it. While DNS issues continue to blight even the…


Bonnie Lee: Teaching Life Lessons via Digital Animals

By | Feb 18, 2015 at 9:00 am

“I have always enjoyed creative writing and short stories. Being brought up in New York – the city opens itself up to one where everyone has a story to tell,” says Bonnie Lady Lee, founder of Bonnie Lee Apps. “I have always had a…

Android Launches iPhone App for Natural Language Learning

By | Jul 25, 2014 at 12:20 pm, the digital language learning platform that utilizes content that users engage with on the web to create personalized learning experiences, is now available on iOS. Earlier this year, the company released its Android app, followed by the launch of its web app. “The…


Getting Started with Content Strategy

By | Mar 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Content is king. It is the only silver bullet available for inbound marketing. However, getting started with content strategy can be difficult. Below is a to-do list to give you a head start and keep you going. Think about Your Customers  List the traits you…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

Real-Time Translations Connect Thousands, Thanks to Babelverse

By | Oct 26, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Imagine you are on vacation in France, but you know not a lick of French. You need to talk to a doctor after breaking an arm, or you want to ask out a good-looking French person, but what do you say? Cue Babelverse. With…


San Diego

Nulu: A Fresh Take on Learning Languages

By | Sep 21, 2012 at 3:24 pm

When we last covered San Diego startup Nulu, the application was pre-launch, and the team was readying to revolutionize foreign language instruction. Today, Nulu has been incorporated into the curriculum of well over one hundred universities, closed a seed funding round, got accepted into the…



Culture and Collaboration: The Language of Social Media

By | Feb 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm

On Monday night, Rosetta Stone hosted an event at Barcode as part of Social Media Week in Washington, D.C. The title – “Interactive Culture: Food, Drinks, and Social Collaboration with Rosetta Stone” – caught my attention. In the description of the event they were boasting “a night of international culture…

Social Media


Learn Spanish on Facebook With PlaySay

By | Sep 14, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Learning a new language may have just gotten a little more social.  Washington, DC-based startup PlaySay just launched its social foreign language learning application on Facebook. The PlaySay Facebook app uses pictures (leveraged from Flickr’s creative commons images) that can be dragged and dropped…


Cultural Nuance in the Business World

By | Apr 12, 2011 at 10:00 am

No Worries I’m running a small company with headquarters in Denver and Brisbane, Australia. I’m currently in Brisbane with my Australian software engineering team and we’re discussing the importance of our next release.  Our company has already burned through $64 million of other people’s money,…