National lab: Wind power has become historically low-cost

Talk about good timing: Building on our first-ever American Wind Week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) released its annual Wind Technologies Market Report today. LBNL’s findings confirm that U.S. wind energy costs continue to fall, technology continues to advance and performance continues to improve. This has helped the wind industry sell energy at […]

Teenage Whiz Kid Invents an AI System to Diagnose Her Grandfather’s Eye Disease

When 16-year-old Kavya Kopparapu wasn’t attending conferences, givingspeeches, presiding over her school’s bioinformatics society, organizing a research symposium, playing piano, and running a non-profit, she worried about what to do with all her free time. It was June 2016, the summer after her junior year in high school, and Kopparapu was looking for a new project that would use her […]

SF losing tech talent?

Silicon Valley workers appear to be looking for jobs elsewhere. The data team from job searching site Indeed.com recently looked at how many job seekers are viewing positions outside of their own cities and metro areas. They compared data from six primary U.S. technology hubs — Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and Silicon […]

Why A Lifestyle Business

You’ll probably think the image above is from a stock photography site. Normally I’d think so too. But in this case I actually know better. I shot it myself just a month ago, while working remotely from a sailing boat crossing the South Pacific in Micronesia. Sounds impossible, right? We somehow managed to do it […]

Cryptocurrency Game Theory

What is Cryptocurrency Game Theory? One of the greatest innovations of the 21st century is, undoubtedly, the advent of cryptocurrency. What is that makes the blockchain technology such a breakthrough? Let’s look at the real world and how fiat currency is maintained and stored. No matter who you are, your money is going to be stored in a […]

Paper City

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