Four years ago, while they were students at UC Berkeley, Anson Tsui and Steven Hsiao started a junk food delivery business called Late Night Option, which proved to be popular with their fellow students. It still is.
For many people, creating and remembering passwords is a vexing part of online life.
Paul Davison wanted to take on a big problem in the world, so he did.
“The people we bring into our lives are the most important things in our world,” he says. “But the way we meet and connect with people is completely random and inefficient. Especially when people move to new areas, it’s really hard to meet new people. It’s a bad system -- if you could take a bird’s eye view from above and put the right people together, life would be better for everyone.”
At virtually every conference or gathering in the tech world, there are passionate discussions about the major trends shaping the future of social media, especially the tradeoffs between sharing and privacy.
If you haven’t looked at the list of ingredients on a carton of ice cream from the grocery store lately, you might be surprised by the number of sweeteners, stabilizers, emulsifiers, and preservatives geared more to packing and preservation of the product than its taste.
Locally produced Smitten Ice Cream changes all that. Every scoop is made from fresh mostly organic, locally harvested ingredients right before your eyes.
Over the past two decades, three for some, email has become so entrenched in our daily lives that is hard to remember how we ever functioned without it.
On the other hand, these days the typical inbox has become so cluttered with merchant messages, newsletters, and social media updates that many people feel overwhelmed managing that flow.
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