Prior to the opening of the start-up “Airbnb,” Brian Chesky knew little about technology. He was an ordinary guy who studied industrial design and practised sports. In the end, he was able to come up with the idea that turned into a multi-million-dollar start-up and made him one of the most influential players on the Silicon Valley scene. Chesky was born and raised in the city of
The life of hackers and computer geniuses has always been fascinating to viewers, but little was known about their activities. However, it’s not enough to just make a movie about hackers, it’s more important to convey the lives of such people, how they came to it, their thoughts, reasoning, and ideas. With this aim in mind, films and series about hackers and computer geniuses have been increasingly
In their latest move to develop more consumer hardware, Facebook poached a top Google chip developer, Shahriar Rabii, to help them build their very own silicon. Facebook is following the example of many tech giants that are bringing chip design in-house rather than relying on big-name suppliers like Intel and Qualcomm. The new chips will potentially replace Qualcomm’s own, currently used in Facebook’s
Not having a definitive purpose for your Instagram. This particular mistake involves a bit of philosophy within itself. But, in truth, having figured out what you want to gain from this social site, can help clear up in which direction one should move, if of course move at all. Because for example you can run your Instagram account like a life album, and that means you won’t
How long has it been since you have sent a letter written on actual paper? Mandatory cases aside, we can boldly say – we have not done that for a long time. After all, it is faster and much easier to open a phone or to sit down at a computer, go to your e-mail and write a letter without leaving your home. But this is a…
News about Microsoft and Google bidding for GitHub, a web-based development platform that allows it’s users to build software, manage projects, host and review code and so much more, have been circulating the web for a while now. Chris Wanstrath, GitHub founder, reportedly preferred to go with Microsoft’s bid due to his close relations with the CEO Satya Nadella. In the last few years,
Celonis, a Munich start-up company that aims to decrease process inefficiencies by gathering and analysing logistical data in real time has previously raised $27.5 million, this time around the $50 million, totaling their funds to $77.5 million and its valuation up to $1 billion. Founder and CEO Alexander Rinke developed Celonis with the thought in mind that it just took too much time (5 days on average)