January 2013

No More Resumes: Send Us a Link

WSJ: Union Square Ventures recently posted an opening for an investment analyst. Instead of asking for r’esum’es, the New York venture-capital firm-which has invested in Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and other technology companies-asked applicants to send links representing their “Web presence,” such as a Twitter account or Tumblr blog. Applicants also had to submit short videos

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Machine Aged Whiskey

TerrePURE from Terrasentia is an innovative, yet completely natural, process that is AN application of technology to improving the taste of distilled spirits. Unlike simple filtration, re-distillation, or barrel aging, *(the traditional methods of improving taste) their process removes a greater amount of harsh tasting minor alcohols and free radicals and provides additional taste enhancements

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Garage Inventors

Sometimes it is simply amazing what someone can come up with from the comfort of their own garage, reports Public Radio International. In garages, basements, a Quonset hut and even NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, home inventors are creating amazing things in the 21st century. “I think some of the advantages that amateur inventors have over

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Multi-Level Marketers Dodged a Bullet

CNBC: How’s this for irony: Early last year the Federal Trade Commission enacted the new so-called Business Opportunity Rule that covered such business pitches as operating vending machines, jewelry display racks or making extra cash by working at home. Notably absent from the definition of business opportunity: multi-level marketers, whose products are sold through a

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