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East Coast Editor and Co-Host, TechCrunch Radio — TechCrunch

Writer, Maker. My books: http://jdbny.me/n Writing for TechCrunch. Podcast http://jdbny.me/14

Introducing the Benarus Vintage Moray

wristwatchreview.com — Benarus is a long-time friend of the brand, and it is with great interest when we get wind of a new model coming down the pipeline. Though it's been some time since we've seen something completely new, they manage to come out with some interesting variations on their established models.

Watching the Web for August 27, 2016

wristwatchreview.com — Welcome to our weekly feature, Watching the Web, with this being our last installment of the month. Here, we get to point out interesting watch related articles and reviews on other blogs and news sites, as well as brag about the articles that our readers were most interested in over the course of the last week or so.

Owlet, The Smart Baby Bootie, Raises $1.85 Million

techcrunch.com — Owlet, a smart baby bootie that measures your child's heart rate, launched on our Hardware Battlefield last January and has just raised $1.85 million from multiple firms including ff Venture Capital and Eniac Ventures. Also in participation of the round was Azimuth Ventures, Life Sciences Angel Network, Peak Ventures, and Brand Project.

Self Love Begins at Home | Made Man

mademan.com — Some of the most moving and ferocious scenes in the dark comedy American Beauty involve Kevin Spacey as the aggrieved, frustrated, hapless Lester Burnham whacking it in the shower and then, boldly, next to his sleeping wife. The scenes speak of alienation, anger and the horror of a life wasted.

Technotopia 029 With Walter Duncan

technotopia.cc — Walter Duncan is a former teacher turned startupper who believes that education is the key to a better world. His product, Quickey, is making it easy for teachers to computerize their classrooms. [Download MP3]

Hire people who give a shit

medium.com — Since starting Typewriter I've thought hard about "services." Most on-demand service systems are a race to the bottom designed to undercut competitors until there's one (or no) service standing. Companies like fiverr and gigbucks offer $5 website redesigns and $20 "SEO boosters" and "custom blog posts" but what are you really getting?

A birthday and an anniversary - and you get the gifts!

wristwatchreview.com — This month marks five years since John took a chance on an unknown writer, and put me on the path of checking out all sorts of watch-related coolness. It also happens to be my birthday this month. With that double event, I thought it was time for presents - but for you, dear reader!

Garmin releases its first luxury smartwatch, the Fenix Chronos

technewsi.altervista.org — Garmin has just announced the Fenix Chronos, an amazingly elegant smartwatch with all the features of their standard GPS exercise watches - the Vivoactve, for example - with a case and aesthetic that would be at home in a fine watch ...

Garmin releases its first luxury smartwatch, the Fenix Chronos

techcrunch.com — Garmin has just announced the Fenix Chronos, an amazingly elegant smartwatch with all the features of their standard GPS exercise watches - the Vivoactve, for example - with a case and aesthetic that would be at home in a fine watch shop.

Anglr is Fitbit for fishing

technewsi.altervista.org — As an avid non-fisher it's hard for me to quite grasp the depths of depravity associated with a fishing trip. Waking up at 4am? Swinging a pole at some water? Drinking beers all morning in a hot boat? Catching and eating a squirming live th...
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Aug 27, 2016

RT @RobynHitchcock: @johnbiggs It's global. The metropolitans see a possible future, the rurals aim for a mythical past. Understandably but dangerously.

Aug 27, 2016

RT @RobynHitchcock: @johnbiggs Both, and here is too: the cities & the countryside are in different eras now. I'm proud to be European so I…

Aug 27, 2016

RT @thegrugq: ISIS kit recovered from an interdicted cell in Saudi Arabia. Note the smartphones for WhatsApp/Telegram, w/ tape https://t.co/4fOLrrxpUS


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