Technology and the Search for Fulfillment

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Tony Robbins talked about in his Why We Do What We Do, that when it comes to humans it comes down to two things - and this has stuck with me ever since I first watched the TED talk - the Science of Achievement and the Art of Fulfillment. Science of Achievement is all the things we normally measure ...

Google, Facebook 2013 Top Trends Tell Us We Mostly Care About Important Things Afterall

By Monday, December 30, 2013 0 , Permalink

One of my favorite types of data is aggregation data. It helps a storyteller draw insights from key metrics to paint an overall picture. Taking a look at Google's and Facebook's 2013 top trends tells us what people were most interested in, and serves as a very high-level recap of some significant news topics in 2013. Note ...

3D Tissue Printing, ECPAT International, and the Conrad Hilton Foundation

By Friday, November 8, 2013 0 , Permalink

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation held its annual symposium and Humanitarian Awards dinner on Oct. 23rd at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. I was humbly invited by my friend, Jeb Brilliant to attend this day of discussions in matters of science, social issues and global advocacy. One of the discussion topics was the advancements in ...

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator Demo Day in NYC

By Thursday, September 26, 2013 0 , Permalink

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) held its 5th demo day in New York yesterday where 10 companies from its summer program presented in front of ~700 attendees. The ERA program provides accepted companies with $40K initial investment, co-working space, and access to its resident experts and 200+ mentors from the New York City startup community. In ...

CNBC #TwitterRevolution Screening

By Wednesday, August 7, 2013 0 , Permalink

CNBC hosted a screening for the #TwitterRevolution documentary film at 30 Rock yesterday. The hour-long show premiers Wednesday, August 7, 9p ET/PT on CNBC. It examines how Twitter has transformed the way everyday people, journalists, activists, politicians and big brands communicate. Narrations from the host, Carl Quintanilla, talks about people reporting and discovering breaking news ...

New York’s Getting a Made in NY Media Center – Rachel Haot at Alley NYC for #AlleyFridays

AlleyFridays is a speaker series held at Alley NYC designed by the startup community including groups like NYCApps to equip startups and small businesses with tactical skills and food for thought. Last Friday, Rachel Stern Haot, Chief Digital Officer of New York City came and talked about the city's digital roadmap, startup incentive programs, and ...

You are Never 100% Secure – Cybersecurity Panel by ON: Innovation

By Thursday, June 20, 2013 0 , Permalink

The ON: Innovation hosted a panel on cybersecurity this Monday, June 17th at the Shearman & Sterling LLP International Law Firm in New York. A prevalent topic with recent stories on the NSA and Snowden. The focus of the panel was to understand challenges and opportunities companies and consumers face when it comes to cybersecurity. ...