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Advice for American entrepreneurs that move to Europe. Notice the many instances of cognitive dissonance in this piece. But the author still manages to describe several outright schizophrenic circumstances, along with the ones he brushes away with common European inverted logic. A great read to understand that part of the world from this part of the world.
I have noticed that Eastern Europe (Poland, Czechoslovakia, Transylvania, others) may be a bit less regulated and…Continue
Added by Walter Lounsbery on December 25, 2012 at 7:34pm — No Comments
Knoxville is on the verge of something fantastic and I'm excited I was able to witness the start of it. I was invited to attend the announcement of the new Variable Technologies office in Knoxville on Wednesday 12/12/12 at 1 PM. …Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on December 16, 2012 at 1:51am — No Comments
By Carly Harrington Article Source:
Firm based in Chattanooga makes sensors
Variable Technologies founder and CEO George Yu demonstrates his handheld wireless sensors Wednesday. The Node…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on December 13, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
A Chattanooga-area company is expanding its business to Knoxville.
Variable Technologies held a product demonstration for its device "Node" at its new West Knoxville branch Wednesday afternoon.
The company makes handheld device sensors that work with iPhones and iPads. Those sensors can measure just about…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on December 13, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments
Sensor technologies are all the rage right now, and for good reason. As a kid one of my favorite watches was a Casio with a temperature sensor in it, yet my iPhone 5 has to traverse a network of hardware devices to tell me the temperature, and even then the sensor is miles away. If we want our devices to be smarter, they're going to need more sensory input about our…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on December 12, 2012 at 8:39am — No Comments
What do you get the geek who has everything?
That’s a tough question as the range of techie “toys” nowadays is phenomenal but if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my nearly 20 years of reviewing products it’s that most of them aren't that useful.
You know all of those iPhone controllable helicopters and cars that have become available over the last few months? Yeah, kinda cool but after you've fooled around with them for an hour or two you probably won’t touch them…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on December 11, 2012 at 9:26am — No Comments
( via https://medium.com/@ev )
1. Work with Amazing People
Don’t compromise on who you choose to found your company with and hire. Do not put up with ego-centric personalities or downer attitudes.
2. Take on Big Challenges
It’s pretty simple: Hard things are valuable; easy things are not so valuable. Reaching the mountaintop is rewarding because it is hard. If it was easy, everybody would do it.
Say no to…Continue
Added by Jason Roberts on December 6, 2012 at 4:06pm — No Comments
Added by Jason Roberts on December 3, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments