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The Prospects of Seasteading

Seasteading: A New Kind of Future For all of those of you who have dreamed of a more-perfect future, have you considered the futurist lifestyle of seasteading? Seasteading, sometimes known as floating cities, posits the idea that we may someday create alternative communities out on the oceans. OK, banish the cringe-worthy images of Kevin Costner in the widely lampooned movie…

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What’s the Buzz About Google Drive?

There has been a lot of buzz lately about Google Drive, a cloud-based file storage/collaboration product that was released in late April. Google Drive provides up to 5 GB of free storage and up to 25GB for $2.49/month, which make for impressive numbers. Google has positioned this product as a rival to the ever-popular Dropbox, which we've blogged about before.…

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Opportunity Knocks with National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week is coming up fast, on May 20-26, 2012. A number of organizations and businesses are putting together events geared toward recognizing and enhancing the success of small businesses. There will be lots of opportunities for you to get involved. Check out the ones below, for starters... The National Small Business Conference was created to honor and…

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Get Started With HTML5

As Inc. Magazine claims in every other article these days, programmers are the new rock stars. If you're yearning for a chance to join the ranks, here's your opportunity to start... Startup Fuel will be offering a two-hour intro class class in HTML5 tomorrow evening at 7pm. No programming experience necessary! Cost is $49. The event will take place at…

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A Small Business WordPress Website For You

[caption id="attachment_2188" align="alignleft" width="102"] Flickr Photo Credit: Phil Monger[/caption] You Need a WordPress Website, But Who's Got the Time? Imagine you run a busy local coffee shop and you're at the store, setting up shop at 5am every morning. By the time the pastry case is stocked and the coffee brewed, you've got customers streaming though the door. From there…

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More April Startup Events

Got a little extra time this month? Here are a few of the larger startup events coming up later this month in the San Francisco Bay Area. April Startup Events Friday-Sunday April 13-15Microsoft, Mountain View1065 La Avenida Mountain View, CAThe MEGA Startup weekend gathers techies, designers and business types to build groundbreaking products and launch new companies. Robots, web apps,…

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Protect Yourself From the Mac Flashback Trojan

For all those who prefer Mac computers solely because they don't get viruses, the jig may be up. A piece of malware called the Flashback trojan has reportedly now infected up to 600,000 Macs across the globe. As reported on Gizmodo and CNET, there are a variety of ways to determine whether your Mac has the Flashback trojan, and to…

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Startups and the JOBS Act

Seems like everyone wants to get on the startup bandwagon these days. In case you were on a retreat or were completely unplugged over the past week, President Obama has signed the JOBS act, a piece of legislation that some believe will be a game changer for the startup sector. JOBS, or Jumpstart Our Business Startups was created to empower…

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Computer How-To Articles: Improving Your Computer’s Performance

How to Improve Your Computer's Performance Every so often, we like to take on a mini research project just for you. Today we'll be giving you a list of how-to articles and videos that will explain how to improve your computer's performance. Whether you're a Mac or a PC, there should be something here for you. If you don't find…

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Tech Overload? Join the National Day of Unplugging

With the mass proliferation of smartphones, many of us struggle with the obsessive urge to constantly check email and update our social media profiles. The endless opportunity for distraction may have compelled you to wonder if you've acquired Attention Deficit Disorder...until you start checking for another IM. Researchers are studying the myriad ways heavy technology use can affect your brain.…

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