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POSTED ON March 20, 2013 in Technology
The one moment of last week’s South by Southwest conference that had me wondering if I was indeed living in the time of the Jetsons was during Bre Pettis’ keynote address, where he discussed and demoed a 3D printer. Desktop 3D printing, a field led by Pettis’ company MakerBot Industries, involves scanning an object, creating a 3D digital design, and “printing” out a replica in model form.
“Now is the winter of our discontent.” – John Steinbeck.
It’s certainly been a long economic winter for the U.S. and across the globe. But signs of life are poking up everywhere, even in the week before spring officially begins. Continue reading »
The news this workweek made it clear how research can and should drive important business decisions. In a shocking policy reversal, CEO Marissa Mayer said no to Yahoo! employees working from home – a decision based on available data. Also this week, technology workers gathered in Austin to check out the latest tech innovations at SXSW, and students left home to learn how to catch a ride with a successful startup. Continue reading »
How to Succeed in Business (With a Whole Lot of Trying) Small Business News – February 25 – March 1, 2013
Ever have one of those days where everyone wants you to succeed? No? Well, you’re in luck. Every news item on BuildMyBiz this past workweek was focused on helping you save money, achieve work/life balance, master social media, launch a lucrative startup, or make more sales. Continue reading »