Jeri Ellsworth on Augmented Reality

Tilt Five’s CEO Jeri Ellsworth discusses what consumers should expect from the future of AR.  Silicon Valley’s Jeri Ellsworth was the first team member hired into the hardware research and development department of the renowned video game company Valve, known for hit titles such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life and Team Fortress 2.  She went on in … Continued

Truth Be Told: News Is Biased (Odds Are … You Are, Too)

What people say they want in surveys and where they click online doesn’t add up More than 75% of Americans believe it’s never acceptable for news media to favor one political party over others. Yet big-name media outlets, such as Fox News, MSNBC and CNN, are lambasted daily for alleged favoritism. If media consumers truly … Continued

Richard Jewell

The story of Richard Jewell, the security guard who discovered an explosives-filled backpack during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, is once again captivating the nation—this time because of Clint Eastwood’s new biographical drama. Jewell’s actions on the night of the bombing were initially credited with saving countless lives, elevating him to national-hero status. … Continued

Donuts to Dollars

Jason Gonzalez doesn’t fit the generally accepted definition of a luckbox. Instead of passively waiting for good fortune to find him, he goes out and makes his own luck. The 21-year-old Metropolitan State University student works the side hustle of reselling legendary Krispy Kreme donuts in parts of the Midwest where the sugary delicacy’s unavailable. … Continued

Side Hustle Success Stories

Most part-time gigs simply supplement a full-time job, but these side hustles blossomed into major, life-changing enterprises for some savvy entrepreneurs. While side hustles start on the side, they don’t always stay there. After all, the driving forces that inspire side gigging are many—from meeting an economic need or practicing a unique skill to testing … Continued

Politics Has a Futures Market

In prediction markets, traders wager real money on political events. Here are some tips from the pros What are prediction markets? Prediction markets operate much like futures markets, except traders buy stakes in future political outcomes instead of commodities, such as foreign currencies or indices. For example, “Who will win the 2020 U.S. presidential election?” … Continued

Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur

Futurism podcasts aren’t for everyone. With work, family, friends and finances vying for attention, it’s difficult to justify carving out time to listen to what may be in store for the distant future. But Isaac Arthur makes it easier. Arthur’s YouTube channel, once used simply for storing home videos, now features a little over 200 … Continued