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The OnePlus One caused a bit of a shake-up to the affordable Android phone market: it’s off-contract, runs Cyanogenmod, features good hardware at a reasonable price — and rather than being designed in Silicon Valley, it hails from Shenzhen.
We often look to veterans of life and business to share the wisdom they have accumulated during their career. Today, however, we’re looking towards the future, to a young woman of striking ambition. Anvita Gupta, 17, is a bioinformatics researcher, Intel Science Talent Search Finalist and a high school student.
Plex is a great way to organise your media and stream it between devices wherever you are, and as it happens, co-founder Scott Olechowski applies a similar mindset in his workflow. With a distributed team that collaborates online, Scott and his team take on the development of the app wherever they are. We caught up with Scott to learn a little about his mobile workflow and how is team collaborates across timezones and platforms.
For many of us Bill Nye is part of our childhoods, playing that crucial role as educator and illuminator of science when our impressionable minds might not have thought to ask why. With his television show he taught us why science is amazing by examining the details of how everything works, and he continues to be an advocate of science education and exploration.
When you need a place to stay while travelling, hotels seem practically quaint in the context of current online markets like Airbnb. Airbnb has quickly become the de facto standard for short term apartment and room rentals, both for renting out and finding a roof to put over your head on vacation.
Zappos, of course, may be your online destination to peruse a plethora of shoes, among other things, but there’s a bit more to it than that. At Zappos Labs, a research and development unit in San Francisco, they are exploring the future of online retail.
It takes an army to make a film — especially an animated film in which every aspect is made from scratch. And contemporary animation is often tied to the technology behind it. Walt Disney Animation’s most recent movie, Big Hero 6, is a prime example of the symbiotic relationship between story and technology.