How to take a risk

Risk is probably not something you’re looking for more of, but it could be just what you need. Risks, after all, can sometimes pay great dividends. Plus, taking risks can be exciting. It opens us up to new possibilities and the potential for huge rewards (if the risk is big enough). Taking risks can lead...


3 Startup Lessons I Learned From Moving To London

Three days doesn’t seem like very long to be in a new place, in the scheme of things. But a surprising amount can happen in three days. After three days of exploring London, here are three lessons I’ve learned that every startup founder should know. 1. People want to help I’ve written about asking for...


How to Start a Mumford Band, be the Best Teacher & More – Friday Funnies Episode 40

Friday Funny time again. It’s been a while since we’ve included video hilarity, so we’ve got two Kid Snippets clips this week to make up for it, plus a whole bunch of other unrelated, eclectic laugh-inducing material. Name three Germans We find out what history has taught us when random people are stopped and asked...



Inbox Overload: We Don’t Need an App for That

We’re drowning. We’re all drowning and floundering under the unconquerable pressure of everything the internet has made it possible (and easy) for friends, family and strangers to throw at us. If we’re not complaining about content overload, (which, incidentally, can also be fixed), we’re lamenting how overwhelmed we are by the emails that bog down...


All The Funny Pictures – Friday Funnies Episode 38

Time for some hilarity before the weekend. We’ve gone image-only for this week’s Friday Funnies, so you’ll whip through this one in no time. Science ain’t no fairy tale Patrick Stewart with a candy floss mustache. ‘Nuff said. What your dog is really thinking Which is more important, pizza or sport? How to recycle old boots...


A Letter to Every Developer

You make stuff, because that’s what you do. You have a creative mind and you like bringing your ideas to life. It doesn’t really matter what I say, because you’ll keep making stuff regardless. Stuff that you think is cool, or that solves a problem, or that simply scratches an itch you have for a...


Kids have all the fun – Friday Funnies Episode 37

Another week’s gone by at Attendly and we’ve been busy as always. This week we opened up applications to be our Founder’s Apprentice, took a look at the war between Android and iOS and shared our best Google hack for jump-starting your blog’s traffic. Now we’re ready for another round of side-splitting Friday gags. With a...


Stop complaining about the lack of women in tech

The gender debate has been going on for years across all walks of life, but recently there seems to have been an increase in focus on gender disparity in the tech and science industries. Yahoo’s appointing of Marissa Mayer as CEO, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement and the rise of groups like Black Girls Cod...


Penguins, Strongbad and a Warning From History – Friday Funnies 36

Another Friday, another collection of laugh-inducing internet ware for you all. This week, we explored whose problem it is that we’re drowning in content (hint: not yours), the parasite that’s taken up residence within Android and how the Benjamin Franklin Effect could be making you stay in a job that you hate. Worry about yourself When...