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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

Verizon global challenge 2014 Powerful Answers Award ==> generating ideas & solns to world’s biggest issues in Education, Healthcare, Sustainability & Transportation. Last year winners incl. TinyTap, Zapitalism, Seratis, Smartster, Mosaic. Apply by June 30. $1 million per winner per category, yo! ;) Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week (Shorty Awards, NYU Startup Week, Big Apple Smackdown, NY Tech Meetup, PSFK, British Invasion, LeanUX, Investor Feedback Forum, Assembled Food)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

R.I.P., Roger Ebert. Over the years I’ve learned a lot from Mr. Ebert, inspired not only by his style of writing and communicating but also by his personality and approach to life. Check out this TED talk he gave–”Remaking My Voice“–and here’s a wonderful essay from his book Life Itself: A Memoir. Read More

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Designers and Inventors Gather for PSFK Conference

Source: psfk.com

Admirers and contributors to the PSFK design blog are meeting in Battery Park today for a day of talks from minds such as Rachel Sterne, “Digital Forerunner” for the New York City Mayor’s Office; Yancey Strickler, “Dream Creator” at Kickstarter; Ben Lerer, “Publishing Pioneer” at Thrillist and Joe Gebbia, “Travel Visionary” at Airbnb.

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