Sense: A kickstarter product that promises better sleep!  

A device that tracks sleep patterns such as time asleep, tossing and turning, and sleep cycles.  Also tracks things like humidity, allergen levels, and ambient light.   Has already raised over $450,000 with a $100,000 goal!

Not only a beautiful alarm clock that will look awesome on my night stand.  I want!

Check out TechCrunches article http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/23/thiel-fellows-elegant-sleep-sensor-the-sense-crushes-kickstarter-with-120k-in-a-few-hours/?ncid=tcdaily

and Sense’s kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hello/sense-know-more-sleep-better?ref=nav_search

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Visualized: The Weirdest, Wildest Viruses In Computer History

Founded and curated by Amsterdam-based writer Bas Van de Poel, the Computer Virus Catalog collects the weirdest viruses from the annals of computer history, and visualizes them as art. By pairing a computer virus with a graphic designer, Van de Poel’s project is a wonderful tribute to the history of chaos, computers and code.

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AWESOME.  I WANT A COMPUTER VIRUS!

College Football Is Studying Major League Soccer
To call college football their religion may be generous to those who believe in a supreme being.
But not even Southern football fans are sure things to show up to games any more—and their increasingly unpredictable behavior has sent officials from SEC athletic departments searching for ways to win them back. They were chasing an experience so foreign that it doesn’t currently exist in the Southeast: a Major League Soccer game.  The average age of Sporting KC’s 14,000 season-ticket holders is 29.7 years old, relatively close to a college-aged demographic, said Robb Heineman, chief executive of the team’s parent organization. “The word is out,” said Portland Timbers president of business operations Mike Golub, “that it’s a special game experience.”
Excerpts from WSJ and written by Ben Cohen. 7/17

College Football Is Studying Major League Soccer

To call college football their religion may be generous to those who believe in a supreme being.

But not even Southern football fans are sure things to show up to games any more—and their increasingly unpredictable behavior has sent officials from SEC athletic departments searching for ways to win them back. They were chasing an experience so foreign that it doesn’t currently exist in the Southeast: a Major League Soccer game.  The average age of Sporting KC’s 14,000 season-ticket holders is 29.7 years old, relatively close to a college-aged demographic, said Robb Heineman, chief executive of the team’s parent organization. “The word is out,” said Portland Timbers president of business operations Mike Golub, “that it’s a special game experience.”

Excerpts from WSJ and written by Ben Cohen. 7/17