“Agile is not a fad,” declares Spark chief executive Simon Moutter, when I suggest that people might be sceptical about the workplace trend sweeping the corporate world.
“These ways of working are the future of work, all workplaces will start to look more and more like this.” (read more)
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This is a rapid fire crash course, but some people may find this style of learning useful. It’s an hour long. Buckle your seatbelt.
“Just how much information is carried in our tone of voice and conversation patterns and how does that impact our relationships with others? Computational systems can already establish who people are from their voices, so could they also tell us anything about our love life? Amazingly, it seems like it.”
“But sometimes, you meet one of the… other ones. The server engineers. The backend developers. Not knowing what you’re getting yourself into, you enquire about the arcane ways of their kind.”
With four businesses to his name and a ministerial award for innovation, Ashutosh Sharma has already achieved more than your typical 19-year-old.
Those achievements – and the plans he has for future ventures – have been spurred by a passion for technology. (read more)
Arizona teenager Aaron Adams built and maintains this awe-inspiring solo project. Developed entirely in the cloud using c9.io’s online development environment, aOS (short for ) is an impressive tool, packed with a whole bunch of features and opportunities for customization.
Story by Serene Chen
This summer, I’ve been working on getting pre-launch buzz for a real estate startup called Suuty. This lead to lots of Googling about what kinds of strategies other disruptive companies have used to get their first users. A number of stories I found were surprising, resourceful and at the very least, interesting. Here are just a few that kept me inspired.