Our 5 Favorite Startup Digest Reading List Articles From Last Week

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.

 

1. Holograms and holistic health: what will music festivals of the future look like?

By David Hillier

Digest: Music
Curator: Katie Chase

I put a few links last week to festivals that were combined with lifestyle and personal health. I find the evolution interesting. Personally, I ate eggplant parmesan for the first time in high school at Lollapalooza and it was a lifestyle change for sure… The choices for personal transformation have definitely gotten more interesting. Read More

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2. Twitter names its first managing director for China to find advertisers beyond the Great Firewall

By Catherine Shu

Digest: China Tech
Curators: Xu Tao & Edith Yeung

Chen will be based there and work with potential clients in the Chinese-speaking markets sometimes lumped under the term “Greater China.” In this case, it refers to mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Read More

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3. Watch ‘Quit Your Day Job’: ‘Shark Tank’ For Women And Minority Entrepreneurs

By Ruchika Tulshyan

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curators: Babs Lee & Lilibeth Gangas

Quit Your Day Job is the female and minority version of the Shark Tank. I’m certain you can learn from the investors and pitches from this show. Check this out! Read More

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4. A bunch of VCs went on a retreat. Here’s what happened.

By Steve Schlafman

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

Last weekend Reboot hosted their first ever VC bootcamp. Steve Schlafman pulled together a list of his top takeaways from the weekend and it’s clear he was paying attention. Want to be a better employee, founder, board member and/or human? Great suggestions are found here. Read More

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5. Applications Open for Techstars IoT

By Jenny Fielding

Digest: Internet of Things
Curator: Michael Kruk

Applications for Techstars IoT accelerator are open!

On their blog, Jenny Fielding (Managing Director) discusses the accelerator’s partner companies, alumni of the program, and covers some of the market segments they’re most interested in. Read More

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Our 5 Favorite Startup Digest Reading List Articles From Last Week

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.

 

1. With ‘Smog Jog’ Through Beijing, Zuckerberg Stirs Debate on Air Pollution

By Paul Mozur

Digest: China Tech
Curators: Xu Tao & Edith Yeung

Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced his arrival in Beijing with a blithe message about what must have been a dizzying jog through the center of China’s capital, which has been suffering from a weeklong bout of hazardous air pollution. During the past two years, Mr. Zuckerberg has made several high-profile trips to China and has done little to stifle conjecture about his ambitions to bring Facebook to the country. Read More

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2. You’re A Computer. Can You Pass The Turing Test?

By ClickHole

Digest: Artificial Intelligence
Curators: Bjorn Larsen & Nitzan Hermon

Another hilariously deranged AI-themed ClickHole “ClickVenture” putting you in the first-person POV of the machine itself, this time as a computer battling to convince the judge of the “Turing Tournament” that you’re “the human.” Read More

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3. The Making of Playstation VR

By Matt Leone

Digest: Virtual & Augmented Reality
Curator: Martin Ahe

The inside story about how Playstation’s VR device came together. Great read about how a large company can find a way to be entrepreneurial and work together to just get it done. Little known fact: Sony has been working on their VR device in parallel to Oculus since 2010, so chances are good that we would have seen a consumer-ready VR device around this time, even without Oculus. Read More

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4. Can You Name Any Women Inventors?

By Microsoft

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curators: Babs Lee & Lilibeth Gangas

This is a fun video celebrating women inventors on International Women’s Day. But more importantly, this is a reminder to us all – we, too, can inspire the next generation of ladies. It’s time for us to shine. Read More

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5. This Is What I Do Before 8 AM.

By Jon Westenberg

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

It’s a great day to practice not taking yourself so seriously. Read More

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