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April 2014
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture Last month, a number of allegations were made against GitHub and some of its employees, including one of its co-founders, Tom Preston-Werner. We took these claims seriously and launched a full, independent, third-party investigation. The investigation found no evidence to support the claims against Tom...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, CultureThe communal spirit of the 60’s has returned to SF, but with a modern twist. Software engineers, founders and tech workers alike are now flocking to giant, Victorian mansions that promise peace, love and open source API integration to help you live more collaboratively.I’m greeted with...
See on Scoop.it – Infographics and Social Media There are social media strategies to employ and they’re constantly changing so you need to keep up. Have you ever noticed that some businesses thrive on social media while others shrivel up and die, like-less? You probably know instinctively if a post is “good” for business or not, but...
See on Scoop.it – Mobile Trends Beyond detailing the adoption rates of mobile-friendly email, this infographic explains the difference between desktop-centric design, mobile-aware design, and responsive design—and the future outlook for each of them. It also includes links to examples of mobile-aware design from Amazon.com, Reiss, and Vizify, and examples of responsive design from AT&T,Toms, and Foursquare from the Email Swipe...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture The thousands of tech workers flooding into SF and the effect their money has had on the cost of living here has been an increasingly explosive issue. There have been protests from local activists and even a weird bar fight involving Google Glass. Journalists from the East Coast like...
See on Scoop.it – Mobile Trends Two weeks ago, Box announced their intentions to file for IPO. This comes on the heels of Google’s announcement that they will offer one terabyte (TB) of data for only $9.99 a month. Both announcements have had a chilling effect in Silicon Valley and beyond, because it could easily...
See on Scoop.it – Cities of the World More and more cities in the Midwest and Sun Belt are trying to develop mass transit systems, but GOP-controlled state legislatures are getting in the way. See on grist.org
See on Scoop.it – Infographics and Social Media Each social media operates a bit differently, and each brand’s followers have their own preferences and moods. The fact is that, there is no One-Size-Fits-All trick or strategy, however, there are some guidelines that can help you create the perfect social content. Use this infographic to find...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene. See on www.theatlanticcities.com
See on Scoop.it – thefuture There’s a well-known scene in the Brad Pitt-Billy Beane biopic “Moneyball” in which Beane confronts a bunch of stale, oldster scouts about the outdated way they evaluate baseball players. One scout comments that because a player has an ugly girlfriend it means he has no confidence. Beane gives an exasperated...

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