JUL 2013

Innovation Isn't an Idea Problem

When most organizations try to increase their innovation efforts, they always seem to start from the same assumption: "we need more ideas." They'll start talking about the need to "think outside the box" or "blue sky" thinking in order to find a few ideas that can turn into viable new products or systems. However, in most organizations, innovation isn't hampered by a lack of ideas, but rather a lack of noticing the...

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MAY 2013

Chilean government joins fight to support local devs

With a style resembling a Dr. Seuss world turned post-apocalyptic, Zeno Clash 2 is completely alien. Ordinarily you can look at a work closely and understand something about its influences, but the world of Zeno Clash feels entirely foreign and unique. It's no shock to discover that Zeno Clash 2 comes from a place that is, for most gamers, completely foreign. The game's developer hails from Santiago, Chile and,...

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MAY 2013

AngelHack lands in Santiago for second time

After the success of 2012’s episode of #AHSCL, the largest hackathon in the world lands in Santiago for second time brought to you by Universidad del Desarrollo AngelHack gathers developers, designers and hustlers for 24 hours with the goal of create innovative “hacks” from scratch. Top 2 teams will travel with all expenses paid to Silicon Valley where they’ll get the chance to pitch in front of Google...

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MAY 2013

Tech Startup History: 39 Unforgettable Moments

Ask any startup founder for advice, and he or she will probably tell you that it's important to celebrate the milestones large and small. Startup life is a rollercoaster, and if you get caught up in the madness, you might quickly burn out. The little things matter, and they keep you going — when your app launches, when you have a successful investor meeting, when you finally have a customer who isn't a relative,...

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ABR 2013

The Anti-Social Media App

Some people might like apps like Foursquare so they can go be where all the cool kids are, but for the less friendly, a new app from the Netherlands monitors key shopping districts and lets you know when they’re empty enough to visit. If, like me, you don’t like a crowd, especially when you’re doing something as mundane as shopping, you’ll appreciate this app. It tells you when stores are likely to be full of...

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