Never mind your step count: what about that Big Mac?

February 11th, 2013

Monitoring what you eat is just as important as measuring the amount you walk each day. Why, then, has there been such little innovation in measuring calorific intake, asks Hasty’s Chris Hollindale.

Conference hacking for beginners: my top tips

January 16th, 2013

Legendary conference hacker Hans Raffauf on how to get in to conferences for free. Here are the Twelve Commandments of Sneaking Past the Badge Desk.

‘Sometimes it’s people you know’

January 10th, 2013

Jane Burns, a woman whose life was torn apart by hatred on Facebook from people she knew in real life tells her story.

Confessions of a troll

January 7th, 2013

An anonymous Twitter troll explains why he abuses strangers online, and issues a defiant warning to would-be unmaskers. So-called trolling is an essential part of internet culture, he argues.

How entrepreneurs can help to fix education

December 31st, 2012

Should entrepreneurs set their sights on education? Saad Rizvi says yes.

Russian giants look beyond their borders

December 12th, 2012

Russia is starting to take an interest in shipping its products to Europe, writes Lucian Avadani.

When virtual reality sheds the virtual

December 4th, 2012

Arman Gukasyan, chief executive of Vizerra, explains how the technology he is building will leverage virtual reality for useful real-world purposes.

Croydon’s facelift

November 21st, 2012

Laugh all you want: Croydon is emerging as a micro-hub of innovation. Local start-up advocate Jonathan Rose explains what’s going on in this much-maligned borough of London.

Twitter and libel: a legal primer

November 21st, 2012

Media lawyers Niri Shan and Adam Rendle dispel some of the myths around social media and English libel law.

¡Ay, Lorenzo!

November 20th, 2012

How the NHS could benefit from user-centred design.

Getting it wrong

November 12th, 2012

Everyone gets their business arse over tit to begin with, writes Bertie Stephens.

Don’t call me an entrepreneur!

November 6th, 2012

Entrepreneurship has become a meaningless and even a dirty word, writes Bertie Stephens.

Barely legal

November 5th, 2012

Start-ups often play fast and loose with the law in the early years, but here are ten things you really must do.

Rise of the girl gamers

October 30th, 2012

When it comes to online gaming, women are now in the majority. Steven Cole explains why.

An unlikely saviour

October 29th, 2012

Does the Michelin Man hold a clue to the future of profitable internet advertising? Guy Cookson thinks so.

The subscription economy

October 29th, 2012

Tien Tzuo, chief executive of subscription billing platform Zuora, explains why businesses are switching to products like his.

The necessity of satire

October 16th, 2012

Step up to the plate, internet. George Osborn argues that we need more satire in our lives.

Beware ‘grant writers’

October 15th, 2012

Chartered accountant Pratik Sampat warns against professionals who overcharge start-ups for their expertise in research and development tax credits.

The revolution will be crowdsourced

October 3rd, 2012

Andy Bell draws on his experience as a television producer to explain why the impact of the crowdfunding revolution may prove greater than some commentators think.

You say you want a revolution?

September 21st, 2012

Joe Coney says it’s time to bring the speed and radicalism of the social software revolution to Brussels.

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