As students, most of us are used to learning in an enclosed environment — in a school where a seemingly infinite amount of assignments, tests, and exams drive you crazy to the point of burnout, leading you to want to spend all of your time relaxing.

But on Saturday, November 20 —



The seed of TEDxYouth@SanDiego sprouted in early 2011 when Canyon Crest Academy teacher Christopher Black came up with an ambitious but attainable goal: to host a TEDxYouthDay event in Canyon Crest’s very own high school theater. Over the course of the year, students and teachers…


Dear Coquette,

My dad is an idiot. He has three kids, and one stepkid who is significantly younger (comes with marrying someone 10 years your junior). He makes upwards of $300,000 a year. Now I’m living in poverty. I just graduated college and I am $70,000 in debt right off the bat because he…

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Why work here?

Because at RecoEngine we bridge people and technology.

Because you want to stop feeling like you are spinning life’s wheels.

Because you want to work at a company that stands for something.

Because your values as a person are no longer aligned with the company you work…



I just released Mapnificent for 17 cities in the US and some other cities world wide (before Mapnificent was only available for Berlin and somehow for London night buses). You can watch a short video about what Mapnificent is and what it can do here. This post will explain how Mapnificent…


Hundreds of talks from independently organized TEDx events around the world are published on the TEDxTalks website weekly.

Each Tuesday, we’ll choose four of our favorites, highlighting just a few of the enlightening talks from TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth…


To wrap up an incredible 2011, we’re bringing you one last release. Just in time for the holidays, these new features will make your Pulse experience more enjoyable with improved browsing and discoverability. There is a lot packed in this release, so let’s get started:

Completely Redesigned…

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Way back in August we got the chance to meet-up with hundreds of pinners in the SF/Bay Area. One of the most enthusiastic groups we got a chance to talk to was a “delegation” of happy pinners from Chronicle Books. As soon as we started chatting with Kate, Kristen, and Guinevere,…

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Photo by Erich Ernst

Shop owner, music lover, poster collector, and 60s mod aficionado. Chrissy Jensen took some time out of a business holiday season at her shop Domestica to share how her business got started and what and why she pins.


Chrissy’s shop Domestica in Des…

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parsely: (, the intelligent personalization and optimization engine for content providers, raised $800,000 from Blumberg Capital, ff Asset Management, Scott Becker (formely co-founder and CTO of Invite Media), Don Hutchison (formerly principal at Netcom,, Jeffrey Greenblatt (senior principal at Ankyra Capital) and Jon Axelrod (formerly founder/CEO at MusicGremlin).

The investment will be used by to increase its sales efforts, hire key staff, develop partnerships and ultimately build new ways in which news and blog content can be distributed and targeted.  Already, millions of users across the web are utilizing technology to connect with content they love. 

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