Academia.edu Blog: Academia.edu releases embedded... →
academia-edu: by Richard Price Today Academia.edu is announcing that users can embed data-sets and code onto their Academia.edu profile pages. Data-sets and code can be attached to papers, or can be uploaded in a stand-alone way. Historically researchers have only shared their ideas in the form of… Extremely glad to see this. I’ve always thought that the fundamental thing holding...
Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude...– (via yenchinschin)
We’ve come a long way. Today we understand that a startup is a temporary...– Steve Blank Vision Vs. Hallucination - The Accelerators - WSJ (via fred-wilson)
Today’s verdict should not be viewed as a win for Apple, but as a loss for the...– Apple Awarded $1.049 Billion In Damages As Jury Finds Samsung Infringed On Design And Software Patents | TechCrunch (via fred-wilson)
The Search for Meaningful Work →
Agree with the premise of the article but do think that if you look at a venn diagram of people who are motivated by doing meaningful work with those who are motivated to change the world, the overlap is where the real game-changers (Gates, Jobs, Page/Brin, Zuck, Musk) are. More people need to pursue these ideas with that type of ferocious passion and we’ll truly see a better world.
John's Tumblr: Next mobile battleground:... →
lilly: I talk a lot about one filter for mobile applications is whether they really merit inclusion as one of the 20ish home screen icons for lots of users. Instagram replacing the iOS camera was a big one. Twitter or Facebook or Tumblr becoming so useful that users want them one tap away is another…. Notifications can also be a phenomenal way for companies to monetize mobile. It can be...
Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see...– I definitely need to try this more often. I’m sure I’ll realize there’s a lot more I can do in each day. Would strongly advise others to do so as well. (via swissmiss | Change your language.)
Don’t think I’ll ever buy a Kia, but gotta say that Blake is an awesome spokesman with all these amazing commercials. funnyordie: Kia Optima Dunks Over Blake Griffin Scientist Jeff Goldblum attempts to prove that if Blake Griffin can dunk over a Kia, a Kia can dunk over Blake Griffin.
Hacked Pokemon version on the App Store →
Thought this was too funny. Guess the App Store isn’t that rigorous in it’s app-checking process. But this does get to me thinking, why hasn’t Nintendo made their own version? Too many companies that aren’t getting with the times…
“Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become...– (via tristanwalker)
There has always been a respectful suspicion between the East Coast and West...
Welcome (to whatever this will be)
Hello! I’m Vivek Reddy (nickname Vay) and this is my personal blog. I’m a lifelong sports fanatic, science nerd turned techie, and co-founder at Lace Up. I haven’t given much thought to what I’ll be posting but figure most will be related to the content I consume most: sports, tech and science. I’m often opinionated but encourage constructive banter; however, if I...