The Rise of eSports

1 11 2015

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Eliot Miller has reported on the world of esports since 2013. Last year he started his own event management company ToBeGosu, and has worked with some of the biggest esports events in the UK. He recently moved to the US to work in Live Video Streaming, and has is starting to run events in the US.

Week In Review


  1. Online Auction House Aims to Give Big Houses a Run for Their Money
  2. IBM is going to change how we forecast the weather with Watson
  3. Etsy Launches A Same-Day Delivery Service For The Holidays, But It’s Pricey
  4. Is it Miitomo you’re looking for? Nintendo unveils its first smartphone game
  5. Google’s Internet-beaming Balloons to Take Off in Indonesia




Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy

18 10 2015

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An expert in the field of robotics, David Mindell regularly presents at industrial and research venues such as Lufthansa, Apple, Google, Fedex, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and The Explorer’s Club. Mindell has twenty-five years of experience as an engineer in the field of undersea robotic exploration and is a veteran of more than thirty oceanographic expeditions. Mindell is also the founder of Humatics Corporation, which launches in fall 2015. Humatics pioneers a new vision of robotics with the goal of “automating people in” to make Situated Autonomy where robots work within human environments and create value.

Week In Review


  1. Fast-growing social-media firm VaynerMedia expands to London
  2. Google bids on Bloomberg’s bank-backed chat rival
  3. JetBlue Will Provide Free WiFi on Every Plane by 2016
  4. VW Will Recall 8.5 Million Rigged Diesels After German Hard Line
  5. DRM for JPEG? Standards group could make it happen




Managing Sensitive Company Info in the Age of Social Media

11 10 2015

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James Pooley is the author of Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage. He provides international strategic and management advice in patent and trade secret matters, performs pre-litigation investigation and analysis, and consults on information security programs.

Mr. Pooley recently completed a five-year term as deputy director general at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, where he was responsible for management of the international patent system (PCT). He has also taught trade secret law at the University of California, Berkeley, and has served as president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, where he currently serves as chairman of the board.

Week In Review


  1. Inventor platform Quirky files for bankruptcy
  2. IBM’s A.I. System Watson to Get New West Coast Home
  3. Mobile app is just the ticket
  4. Hackers Took Fingerprints of 5.6 Million U.S. Workers, Government Says
  5. GoPro stock tumbles over Apple concerns




The Future of Healthcare

4 10 2015

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Dr. John R. Patrick is President of Attitude LLC and former Vice President of Internet Technology at IBM, where he worked for thirty-five years. In addition to holding a Doctorate in Healthcare Administration, Dr. Patrick has degrees in electrical engineering, management, and law. He has more than four decades of experience in business and nine years serving on the board of a hospital. His new book, Health Attitude, takes his visionary view and applies it to the world of healthcare, predicting its path and challenges for years to come.

Week In Review


  1. Brooklyn-based farm-to-fridge startup raises $16 million
  2. New York leading offshore wind push while New Jersey lags
  3. Interactive map shows every block in Manhattan 400 years ago
  4. Rate your ex, boss and neighbor: Peeple, the ‘Yelp for humans,’ lets you review anyone around you
  5. Amazon to ban Apple TV, Google Chromecast sales: report




REAIR

20 09 2015

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Week In Review


  1. Con Edison using Lithium-ion alternative to diesel generators
  2. Obama administration unveils US$120 million to spur solar energy development in US
  3. Amazon selling six-packs of its $50 tablet computers
  4. Apple will require all Apple TV games to work on its Siri Remote
  5. Roomba advances robot intelligence with a model that can map your house and remember where it’s cleaned




Apple Fall 2015 Event

13 09 2015

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Robert Blake is the Director of FLEX360 a web design and marketing firm located in Little Rock, Arkansas. FLEX360 was founded in 2004 with an initiative to construct websites properly and responsibly while providing a fair price for the work and remarkable customer service. FLEX360 has worked with small and medium sized businesses as well as clients in education, banking, and government. Robert has been actively following Apple since 2006.

Week In Review


  1. Con Edison Wins Award for Technology That Supports Big Solar Jobs
  2. Brooklyn mapmaker secures $23M in funding
  3. New Vertically-Integrated Online Jeans Company, Parke New York, Launches On Kickstarter – Disrupting the $13B Jeans Industry
  4. Angela Merkel takes on racist Facebook posts
  5. That TSA-approved lock on your suitcase just got hacked




Introducing Kids to Programming and Technology

23 08 2015

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Dr. Summers mentors leaders, executives, and staff on both the theory and practice of hackers cognitive psychology and the hacking mindset, areas on which he is the leading global authority.
His insights on current events are highly sought, leading to various media appearances.

He has been a commentator, security expert, and interview subject for many news outlets. Dr. Summers is also a highly sought speaker and visiting professor, having lectured at Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University – just to
name a few.

Week In Review


  1. Owner of New York tabloid says it’s off the market
  2. Parking app SpotHero raises $20 million, will add more parking spaces in the city
  3. BuzzFeed Seeks Bigger Screens With Huge NBC Investment
  4. WhatsApp for the Web Now Works on iOS
  5. Sony unveils new SmartBand 2 with heart rate monitoring







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