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Human Connectome Project  By @robfitz - Tools and guidance for confused founders. In my first company, I tried to act extroverted, because I thought that’s what good leaders did.

by @robfitz - Tools and guidance for confused founders

It was exhausting and counter-productive. I’ve found a more comfortable way of working and wanted to share a few thoughts and resources that have been helpful to me. The back-thumping, rapport-building, steak-and-strippers salesman is just one of several styles, and it’s not even the most effective. In fact, it tends to be actively harmful if you’re developing long-term relationships (like in large sales, long-term partnerships, and fund-raising). For all the research on this, check out SPIN Selling by Neil Rackham. The turning point for me was realising that it’s okay not to have all the answers. And finally, not all sales is created equal. I like YC’s attitude on pitching to investors: it doesn’t matter how awkward you are, as long as your startup is good enough. The one point I wanted to make before we get started is, we actually don’t spent a lot of time at YC focusing on this.


Gov. Job. Еврейский юридический центр - Услуги для бизнеса. The Application Security Company. Foreign Policy - the global magazine of economics, politics, and ideas. Lenticular printing. Close-up of the surface of a lenticular print.

Lenticular printing

Lenticular printing is a technology in which lenticular lenses (a technology that is also used for 3D displays) are used to produce printed images with an illusion of depth, or the ability to change or move as the image is viewed from different angles. Examples of lenticular printing include prizes given in some snack boxes that showed flip and animation effects such as winking eyes, and modern advertising graphics that change their message depending on the viewing angle. This technology was created in the 1940s but has evolved in recent years to show more motion and increased depth. Originally used mostly in novelty items and commonly called "flicker pictures" or "wiggle pictures," lenticular prints are now being used as a marketing tool to show products in motion.

Shopping Cart. No More Thumbprints. Researchers have made materials that repel oil and are able to clean themselves without the help of soap and water.

No More Thumbprints

What’s more, the researchers describe exactly how the materials work, which could help others design similar materials. This could lead to a range of applications, including fingerprint-shedding cell-phone displays. The researchers, from MIT and the Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base, in CA, describe their results in the current issue of Science. Making super oil-repellant materials has been one of the great challenges in materials science, says Jeffery Youngblood, a professor of materials engineering at Purdue University, who was not involved in the research.

New Technology, Science News, The Future Now. Kite Ventures. Best Illusion of the Year Contest. Lenticular Stamps, Outer Aspect lenticular security printer. International science film festival - Pariscience on iPhone and Android !

international science film festival -

For the 8th edition of the International Science Film Festival Pariscience, we chose an artistic and scientific picture from Jacques Houvault. More info about the photographer here. Thank you very much for submitting your films, the results will be announced on the end of July ! Watch the virtual press conference of the 8th edition of Pariscience International Film Festival ! НЕ!обычные подарки от Мастер Кит. Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome. Hart wie Diamant – amorph wie Glas - Wissenschaft aktuell. Neues Material aus Kohlenstoff hält enormen Drücken von bis zu 1,3 Millionen Atmosphären stand Washington (USA) - Kein anderes Material auf der Erde ist so hart wie Diamant.

Hart wie Diamant – amorph wie Glas - Wissenschaft aktuell

Doch ein neuer Werkstoff – ebenfalls aus dem Element Kohlenstoff – könnte nun an diesem "Thron der Stabilität" rütteln. Mit speziellen Pressen fertigten amerikanische Physiker nun ein neues Kohlenstoffmaterial, das selbst Druckbelastungen standhielt, die über einer Million größer sind als der Druck der Atmosphäre. Wie sie in der Fachzeitschrift "Physical Review Letters" erläutern, kommt der superharte Kohlenstoff dabei völlig ohne den sonst stabilisierenden kristallinen Aufbau aus. "Diese Entdeckung eröffnet viele Möglichkeiten potenzieller Anwendungen", sagt Russel Hemley vom Geophysical Laboratory der Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington. Detailanalysen zeigten, dass sich die Atome in dieser neuen Form des Kohlenstoffs nicht zu geordneten Kristallen verknüpften. Sanitary ware. Royal Academy of Engineering - Home. Designcollector™ SEED – The near-future of mobile technology The year 2014 is the last break point on the way to omni-channel digital world were device is no more a single way to communicate with information and data.


Here is a new… Shape – A Film About Design Presented by Pivot Dublin and Dublin City Council and directed by Johnny Kelly a short film “Shape” is a project to get young people thinking about how the world is made around them… Sponsor: Mujjo iPhone Leather Wallet Case It’s getting warmer and warmer, spring is just around the corner and every bit of nature will get a new skin as soon as it goes. Greg Papove. Red dot online: design award. Welcome to Foresight. National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance. MAGIRA® LightPoints. Concept Store - Pro-Idee Concept Store - neue Ideen aus aller Welt.