Monday, November 11, 2019

Survival Guide

Advice you can use in your business and career

Blockchain Melody

If you think that blockchain is the next big thing, then you will not be surprised to learn that a blockchain meetup group has formed in Princeton and that it has already held three meetings since February.

Ten Arguments In Favor Of Quitting Social Media

Jaron Lanier is a Silicon Valley visionary who coined the term “virtual reality.” Now he is arguing against Silicon Valley’s most all-consuming creation: social media.

Volunteer Work Can Pay Off for Job Seekers

Volunteering, by definition, is unpaid work. But for job-seekers, it might still be a good use of time, even if it doesn’t immediately result in much needed cash, says Allison Howe, executive director of Princeton-based Volunteer Connect.

Getting Bike Share Right Is a Balancing Act

Thanks to Zagster, Princeton has been home to a robust bike-sharing program since 2014.

Princeton Community Works Marks 20 Years

Study after study relates happiness to doing something that has meaning and purpose, says Marge Smith, founder of Princeton Community Works (PCW), a conference with the goal of enabling boards, staff, and volunteers to work together more effectively.

How to Use Google to Find Customers

Randi F. Penfil will teach business owners how to use Google's resources at a SCORE workshop on June 25.

Hackathons Not Just for the Ivy League

When HackTCNJ 2019 takes place this month, attendees will gather with goals as ambitious as creating their own dream projects or as simple as learning what a hackathon is all about.

Meet Trenton’s New Mayor

Reed Gusciora defeated Paul Perez to become mayor of Trenton, eking out a margin of victory of just 355 votes (52 percent) in an election in which just 22 percent of eligible voters participated.

State Treasurer Sees a Future for Trenton

Sate Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio says the state is investing in education, transportation, and NJ Transit.

Perfect Your Pitch & Get Angel Funding 

It will take a lot more than a sparkling speech and glowing presentation to convince serial entrepreneur and angel investor Mario Casabona to invest his cash into a new or emerging business.

Trending Stories

Mercer’s Voting Machines: Old, Hackable, and Not Going Anywhere

Mercer County’s substandard, easily hackable voting machines were supposed to be replaced in 2008. But they will still be in place for the 2020 election.

The Fall of Icarus