SF Bay Couple Lives in 712-Square Foot Cottage as an Experiment in Energy Conservation

SF Bay Couple Lives in 712-Square Foot Cottage as an Experiment in Energy Conservation

Since 2012, architect, David Baker, and design communications consultant, Yosh Asato, have made their home in Zero Cottage, a 712-square foot home in the Mission District designed by Baker with the goal of achieving Net Zero Energy certification. According to Living-Future.org, Net Zero certified buildings are rare, and must be designed to harness “energy from the sun, wind or earth to exceed net annual demand.” “The basic concept is that you need hardly any energy for heating or cooling because the house is so well-insulated,” Baker recently told the San Francisco […]

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Siri and Zooey are not without competition

Siri and Zooey are not without competition

If you are a droid owner who has been a bit green about Siri, Sam Pasupalak has a solution for you. We are all aware of all those iPhone owners who get Siri to help them with all of their personal requests, so Mr. Pasupalak has come up with Maluuba, but can we sleep soundly with this new App? The new application in review is called Maluuba, a true “Do Engine” that has been created by Sam Pasupalak which is closer to the original Siri before it was purchased by […]

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Target hits a bullseye with a successful media campaign

Target hits a bullseye with a successful media campaign

One of the most formidable obstacles for any business is getting noticed by prospective buyers. Whatever the market, getting anyone to remember your company’s name, as well as driving them into your store, is what sells your products. Today, images are now more important than print and searing your image into the public’s collective brain is imperative to running any successful media campaign. Statistics show that repetitive viewing sells things, whatever they are. And fortunately, the Internet is the most useful tool to do this. It’s nothing new and you […]

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Chalkable: Simplicity for both parents and educators

Chalkable: Simplicity for both parents and educators

With the vast amount of applications that are available to the masses, educational startup apps have gained quite a bit of momentum with educators, students, and parents alike. Although this new technology has made it possible to increase ease of access for students, it has left some teachers and educators, largely those who are technologically challenged, in the dark.

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Social media marketing – using timing to maximize effect

Social media marketing - using timing to maximize effect

We have taken a good look at many of the different social media marketing tools and networks out there, and discussed how many of them can be used to help you increase your revenues by improving your interactions with current and potential clients. What we have not discussed yet, is how you can use timing in conjunction with various techniques to achieve even greater results. So what are some of these more advanced synergistic tips, and how can you put them to use? Let’s take a look: • Distribute offers […]

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