Archives for October 2014

An Hour of Code’s Hadi Partovi on Changing Education and Making History

Last year Code.org co-founder and CEO Hadi Partovi told Forbes that computer science was essentially, “…the next step up from Legos.” Coding involves creative problem solving—the way most multiple-choice tests and typical school curriculums, for that matter, don’t. Partovi co-founded Code.org with his brother Ali, to help introduce coding to students and make learning computer … read more

Technology: Core Wireless Speaker System

You’ll often hear audiophiles refer to something called the sweet spot: that space between two speakers where the sound resonates in the best, most-balanced possible way. Enter Mass Fidelity’s ‘Core Wireless’ speaker—which embodies and boasts that sweet spot from one, tiny box. What’s more, the ‘Core’ can sync with up to nine other boxes in … read more

Indiegogo: The Only Crowdfunding Platform with Apple Pay™

We’re so excited to announce our immediate integration of Apple Pay™, the new single-touch iPhone payment system. Indiegogo is the only online funding platform selected to offer the transformative mobile payment technology. We’re always looking for ways to help people find and fund what matters to them—in the simplest way possible. As the only crowdfunding … read more

Twitch Film’s Todd Brown on the Diverse World of Horror

Canadian Todd Brown is the founder and editor of TwitchFilm.com, a global film resource read by festival programmers, filmmakers, and fans from around the world. Todd is the director of international programming at Fantastic Fest, and a producer of films such as Time Crimes, The Raid, and The ABCs Of Death. Here, in honor of … read more

Campaign Highlight: An Hour of Code for Every Student

Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. That’s what Code.org—a Seattle-based nonprofit set up to encourage computer-science education says, and they’ve launched the Hour of Code for Every Student campaign, to help make it happen. The campaigners, led by Code.org founder and chief executive Hadi Partovi aim to raise … read more