We loved the technology we discovered at DEMO this week, but some of our favorite memories had more to do with half-naked, dancing entrepreneurs and role-playing games.
Electric scooters and Segways are both legitimate forms of transportation, but they’re just so dorky looking. A new product called the ZBoard from Intuitive Motion might save the genre, with a combination of cool technology and attractive design. Also, it just looks hella fun to ride.
“You know what’s the best investment you can make in your child’s education?” asks Tucoola founder Eli Porat. “It’s not college. It’s preschool. Studies show kids who get the best education at that age go on to earn the most money and have the biggest houses.”
Fantasy football is a huge and very lucrative multibillion-dollar industry in the United States. Politics are equally competitive and ruthless, and its fans just as passionate, but it lacks the fun as well as obvious way to profit (you know, unless you’re a politician).
Everybody likes getting presents. The idea behind Ticlr is pretty simple. You’ve got a professional network, and it would be great if all those folks in your Rolodex felt kindly towards you.
PositiveTalk is a web-app that attempts to accentuate the positive social chatter in your life. It eliminates the negative with a somewhat messy and crowded Facebook-esque interface, peppered with graphs and charts obsessively calculating positivity.