4 Common Entry Points to a Smart City, State of Startups & More Reading List Highlights

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1. State of Startups

By First Round Capital

Digest: Startup

Curators: Zubin Chagpar, Chris McCann

Pulse of the startup ecosystem in 2016. Read More

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2. Can Virtual Reality Games Help with Phantom Limb Pain?

By Lisa Rapaport – Reuters

Digest: Virtual & Augmented Reality

Curators: Lindsay Saunders, Martin Ahe, Kelly Vicars

A study suggests that games, which are designed for helping amputees move phantom limbs, might reduce their pain. By showing movement in real time, the brain is tricked into tapping into areas that were previously neglected and could be connected with pain perception. Read More

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3. Adventures in Administration: Flip Your Department Meetings

By David Knuffke – Medium

Digest: Education

Curators: Aurelio Jimenez Romero, Deborah Chang, Hrvoje Morić, Jennifer Chin, Jessica Falkenthal

Typical department or staff meetings are structured like a laundry list and waste precious time. One administrator has attempted to flip his meetings like teachers flip classrooms. Overall, staff reported that this method was much better than the old-fashioned method. Read More

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4. Four Common Entry Points to a Smart City

By Teena Maddox – TechRepublic

Digest: Smart Cities

Curator: Joan Torres

Experts share their tips on the best ways cities can start on the journey toward becoming smarter and better connected. Read More

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5. 13 Holiday Marketing Ideas to Rock Your Small Business

By Sarinah – Pinnacle Cart

Digest: Small Business

Curators: Marc Prosser, Michael Heiligenstein

Tis the season! Everywhere we go, we see the hustle-bustle and long queues at the counter – ahh, the holidays are here. Expect a dash of anticipation, a ton of excitement, and yes, a flood of shoppers on the busiest season of the year. But, as an eCommerce business owner, are you prepared? Have you set your holiday marketing ideas in motion?

If you haven’t started thinking about preparing your online store for the holidays, it’s not too late! Start now and begin brainstorming holiday marketing ideas with your team. Amp up your game in marketing and advertising to make the most of the season and get ahead of the competition. Read More

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