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Re: [newtech-1] Conference room rental - I've used  http://www.davincimeetingrooms­.com/new-york/new-york-city-me­eting-rooms for much shorter meetings.  However, I think that $100/day was sti Gary P. Jun 17, 2015 6:43 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Conference room rental - Ask your attorney or accountant. On Jun 17,[masked]:37 PM, "William Lieberman" < [address removed] > wrote: Yaniv S. Jun 17, 2015 6:05 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Conference room rental - Try the mobile app Breather. You can easily rent that type of space for the 3 days and you pay by the hour. Check it out and use my code 3CTR7 Jared S. Jun 17, 2015 5:56 PM
Conference room rental - William L. Jun 17, 2015 5:33 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Discussion about voting - Yes please, Inkwhy needs another ~150 votes by Friday (at 98 now):  https://www.missionmainstreetg­rants.com/b/27877 Janice D. Jun 17, 2015 5:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] ISO SQL Server Guru - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Kevin M. Jun 17, 2015 4:57 PM
Re: [newtech-1] ISO SQL Server Guru - administration (performance) or dev? AlexC Jun 17, 2015 4:50 PM
ISO SQL Server Guru - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Kevin M. Jun 17, 2015 4:11 PM
Re: [newtech-1] CALLING ALL GOLFERS - Jason, I'd be down for that. I'm having shoulder surgery on July 2nd, so hopefully I can start swinging a in by August.&nb Eric C. Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - You should have no problem transferring amounts (or writing checks) for far larger than $5000. I've done it countless times. As to checks and clearance, it's part individual bank policy, part how accounts are sett below14th Jun 17, 2015 2:50 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Discussion about voting - So you want us to vote for you? On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Janice Dru < [address removed] > wrote: Miles R. Jun 17, 2015 12:35 PM
Quick Survey for Marijuana Smokers - Hello Everyone,  I hope you are doing well!  I would like to invite you all to complete our quick survey (only takes 2min) at https://leafcart.t Shahen U. Jun 17, 2015 11:33 AM
CALLING ALL GOLFERS - Hello Everyone, My name is Jason. I am 27 years old and work at NBCUniversal in Ad Sales. I also own a start-up. I love to golf even though I am average. I shoot in the[masked] range. I am motivated to start a golf gr Jason D. Jun 17, 2015 10:30 AM
Looking for feedback on Adieu, the ethical ad blocker. - Adieu, released from limited beta today, takes aim at ad blockers and overreaching advertisers alike. The system reuses the retargeting technology that lets advertisers follow you around from site to site, but instead of trying to sell Matt M. Jun 17, 2015 8:07 AM
Re: shapeshift - Working in Zurich was an eye opener way back when. The ATMs only shot out $100 bills at the time. Was like, "Wow", this is one rich country. Like "Wow!" ... The wealth is astonishing there. > I don't see th ed p. Jun 17, 2015 6:23 AM
Discussion about voting - A little while back I started a thread on the value of pitching competitions. Similarly, I'd like to hear some thoughts on the value of contests and grants that require voting, as I've seen a lot of emails requesting votes and also Janice D. Jun 16, 2015 11:36 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - The bigots and various conspiracy types have always existed. They were just less vocal before the Internet era. It's nice to see a libertarian (again, small l) shift in the view of the average American over the past few year Andrew S. Jun 16, 2015 12:18 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Yea, but it includes anti-vaccers, bigots, and gun-nuts, so it's not all good On Jun 16, 2015, at 11:34 AM, Andrew Szafran Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 11:51 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Lastpass was hacked - I used to work with a manager who didn't even know how to use Git properly. One year later he is a Sr. Dev at Lastpass. So yeah, I'm not surprised they got hacked. I don't trust their codebase.  Darryle S. Jun 16, 2015 11:34 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - And some of that trend is actually a good thing. Things like: (1) Legalization of marriage between consenting adults (2) Decriminalization of soft drugs, rather tha Andrew S. Jun 16, 2015 11:28 AM
Improving the Lost & Found Experience - UX - Hi! I am working on an UX student project that is focused on improving the lost and found experience (for both users who lose items and those who find them) by creating an online service to do so. Vic L. Jun 16, 2015 11:25 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Lastpass was hacked - Yes. LastPast should be commended for :  A: Having an astute security monitoring system.  There is no preventative for 0-Day attacks, you can only react to them. B: Responsible disclosure of breaches. Their architecture is a Rick R. Jun 16, 2015 11:23 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Im beginning to call this time in society, "FU. I'll do what I want to do" Thats the whole concept behind the Tea Party, Small government, etc. I believe that the federally regulated banks are suppose to clear checks and make Miles R. Jun 16, 2015 11:08 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Gary, Open up on account for each of your siblings and just transfer funds and let them write their own checks. It will save the four days, which, I believe isnt legal, assuming parties are based in the US. Miles R. Jun 16, 2015 11:07 AM
Re: [newtech-1] shapeshift - So it's a user issue, got it On Jun 16, 2015, at 11:01 AM, Gary Pelton < gary.pel Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 11:04 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - But the only reason it takes 4 days for a check to clear is because banking is inefficient. Technology today is such that checks c Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 11:03 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - I agree with you in part, and disagree in part. I especially agree that certain crimes shouldn't be crimes, and that the US's fore Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 10:59 AM
Re: [newtech-1] shapeshift - I have personal problems with calling the bank. The methods Gary P. Jun 16, 2015 10:57 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Actually, it's better that the funds aren't made immediately available or within a day. Some banks do that, and then hit people with large fees if the check turns out to have bounced four days later and they already used the f Andrew S. Jun 16, 2015 10:49 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Why is that sad?  It makes money for us and our government in the form of taxation of banks.  I don't have a huge problem with it.  And no thanks to reciprocal FATCA.  It might catch a few bad guys.  It would also obligate us to snitch Andrew S. Jun 16, 2015 10:44 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Way to prevent another 9/11 or at least to minimize the risk to to not be involved militarily outside the US so much.  And to do our best to become independent of the primary resource that comes from the Middle East and is important to us a Andrew S. Jun 16, 2015 10:40 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Lastpass was hacked - I trust Lastpass, because they don't send your master password off your machine. They do back up your encrypted password storage. I have a 20 character master password that I'm not worried about being cracked.  If you want you coul Gary P. Jun 16, 2015 10:26 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 10:25 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - I personally find the banking rules annoying in the extreme. I am executor of my Mom's estate, and I have to write checks and send them through the mail to my siblings as the estate gets resolved because money transfers are limited to 5 Gary P. Jun 16, 2015 10:10 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - My point exactly. Publishers, investors, producers, studios, etc do their due diligence, understand the risks, and act accordingly Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 10:05 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - http://consumerist.com/2015/06­/11/ftc-announces-first-ever-s­ettlement-over-a-failed-crowdf­un Joly M. Jun 16, 2015 9:47 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Publishers advance money, but they understand the game might not be made, might not be publishable (bargain bin), might have significant Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 9:45 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - The risk of fraud is exactly why they should get involved. Publishers advance game devs and authors money with the expectation that they'll be completing their product.  With the pre-sales approach, they can simultaneously fund the advan Rick R. Jun 16, 2015 9:33 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Shenmue was initially intended to be a 4-part game. It was a vast 3D open-world adventure, pre-saging games like GTA III, etc. &nb Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 9:27 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Don't be fooled. It's no easy task to raise funds on Kickstarter. Although I've never heard of Shenmue, they clearly Jeffrey D. Jun 16, 2015 9:07 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Possibly because of the high risk of fraud? On Jun 16, 2015, at 9:01 AM, Rick Richardson < Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 9:05 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Dean C. Jun 16, 2015 9:01 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Shenmue and most other fast-funders are really just pre-sales. Which, Kickstarter is a decent platform. Frankly I don't know why other publishers/markets don't get into pre-sales (Amazon, for example) Awesome keyboar Rick R. Jun 16, 2015 8:54 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Ok, we're far enough in the weeds on this one. I don't know which story is true. Anyway, the interesting thing Michael M. Jun 16, 2015 8:47 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Sadly, until either reciprocal FATCA reporting kicks in or we adopt CRS, we are offering private banking/tax havens to all (non-US) comers. On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 11:30 PM Andrew Szafran < Monte B. Jun 16, 2015 7:13 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Bank privacy is dying out in the rest of the world. It's not fiscal matter, the issue with KYC/AML is to make it harder for crimin Stefan D. Jun 16, 2015 7:11 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Michael Mellinger < [address removed] > wrote: Joly M. Jun 16, 2015 1:35 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Lastpass was hacked - Unsurprising.  If it's important, don't keep it in/on the "cloud."  Keep it in storage controlled by you, yourself, and you.  Or at least use an encryption mechanism where the key is only known to you and your devices. Andrew S. Jun 16, 2015 1:28 AM
Lastpass was hacked - Here we go: https://blog.lastpass.com/2015­/06/lastpass-security-notice.h­tml If you use it, change your master password. Honestly, I've never trusted it. Keepass + own NAS is the best choice. Regards, Anton weirdpasserby Jun 16, 2015 12:20 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Frankly, from a strictly fiscal standpoint, I'm not sure that they should should apply to any accounts.  I'm not against the concepts of numbered accounts and financial privacy.  This country could make more money providing private Andrew S. Jun 15, 2015 11:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - I don't see why KYC/AML shouldn't apply to Bitcoin (other than people don't want it to), and can't see any big bank really staking a reputation on this. That said, those are expensive programs to retrofit, so if they're not bui Monte B. Jun 15, 2015 10:56 PM
This Thursday Evening: Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Nonprofits - Please mark on your calendar our "Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Nonprofits" panel discussion this Thursday night. If you can make it in person or via the phone, register through this link:  Janice D. Jun 15, 2015 9:18 PM
Seeking virtual Project Management position - Hi everyone, I'm hopeful that some of my NYTM friends can assist. I'm working in parallel of winding down my consulting company while finishing up some projects, and at the same time, looking for a virtual opportunity on a distribut Anthony Z. Jun 15, 2015 8:34 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - I get that they are discussing the other "myth", which I'm not sure that I believe, but the other myth is debated. Please read my last link Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 6:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Michael is misreading the article. The myth it references is not the origin of QWERTY, but the myth of superiority of DVORAK Stefan D. Jun 15, 2015 5:59 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Ok, I don't know which is the accepted truth but the other story has legs. Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 5:57 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - There have been no less than 100 more efficient key layout designs brought to market since QWERTY became entrenched and none of them have gained any traction beyond a small niche. The reasons as to why are used as an archetype in texts in sub below14th Jun 15, 2015 5:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - tell that to wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/­QWERTY On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Michael Miles R. Jun 15, 2015 5:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - I believe that's a myth about the QWERTY layout being designed to avoid jamming. Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 5:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - No, i have a wireless wifi logitech keyboard which works fine, thank you. It was more then $10. What I was saying is the big problem to solve is to convert QWERTY users to another better system, will it be voice? brain wa Miles R. Jun 15, 2015 4:40 PM
RE: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Dean C. Jun 15, 2015 4:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - Good luck! Rosey R. Jun 15, 2015 3:59 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: shapeshift - Why would they be shelved?  They're similar to Federal laws for banks which the big banks already operate under.  On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 3:34 PM, ed potter Andrew S. Jun 15, 2015 3:48 PM
Re: shapeshift - > Would you move your startup away from NY if the law (any law eg not bitcoin specific) asked you to spy on your users/customers? http://www.cnbc.com/id/1027498­08 � ed p. Jun 15, 2015 3:30 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - Thank you so much to everyone who voted. We are only 21 votes away! On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Brian Jackson < Jason D. Jun 15, 2015 3:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Come on Miles.  You're right, it's not for you.   I'm not going to teach you about mechanical and programmable keyboards.  For you a $!0 keyboard should suffice.  Keyboards are all the same... Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 2:16 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - ​Looks like a Great Program for kids financial growth...just voted...hope you get accepted...Good Luck. B On Mon, Jun 15, Brian J. Jun 15, 2015 2:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - There's a market for ergonomic/mechanical and gaming keyboards.   Here are a few split keyboards. https://www.massdrop.com/buy/e­rgodox Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 1:52 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - but why? cause its wood? On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Michael Mellinger < Miles R. Jun 15, 2015 1:47 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - I’ve never seen one made of maple. Gary P. Jun 15, 2015 1:34 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Take another look, it is a QWERTY keyboard by default.  I would suggest that you spend some time on the appropriate subreddit before making any claims.  Yes, there's already a market for high-end mechanical keyboa Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 1:32 PM
RE: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - Stefan D. Jun 15, 2015 1:24 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter keyboard project - there have been similar keyboards for a while. its just seems to be hipsterized. if i was looking for a new keyboard, the problem isnt the keyboard, its me, as I would have to retrain myself to use a nonQWERTY keyboard. Miles R. Jun 15, 2015 1:00 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - 37 Rosey R. Jun 15, 2015 12:59 PM
Kickstarter keyboard project - I saw this keyboard on Kickstarter today. Looks like it should fund on day 1. https://www.kickstarter.com/pr­ojects/keyboardio/the-model-01­-an-heirloom-grade-keyboard-fo­r-seriou Anyway, I mention it because they're doing a roadshow that passes throu Michael M. Jun 15, 2015 12:51 PM
leap second - Dean C. Jun 15, 2015 12:49 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good mail service? - Preview not available Jonathan V. Jun 15, 2015 11:30 AM
Sold out! More Internet of Things events to come! - Hi All, Mitchell G. Jun 15, 2015 11:19 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - 38  Manini Jun 15, 2015 10:57 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - 39  "Science, it turns out, is not an exact science" - me Sent from my iPhone - which sometimes decid Mike B. Jun 15, 2015 10:38 AM
Financial Literacy for Children Start-Up - Please Help - Hello, I am writing on behalf of a company that I represent. We created a character called Walter the Vault that teaches children about financial literacy. If my NY TECH friends can take a moment to vote for us in the Chas Jason D. Jun 15, 2015 10:27 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Re: Good mail service? - I switched to mailjet sometime back from Mailchimp. Mailjet is not as comprehensive as MailChimp. MailChimp has lot many features while with Maijet, all you can do is just mail, probably. Also the ease of use is Ayush J. Jun 15, 2015 9:59 AM
Re: Good mail service? - I've never heard of MailJet, but please let me know if you try the service. There pricing looks very competitive, but you would have to investigate if their features will work for you. We use CampaignMonitor.com w Sharon B. Jun 15, 2015 9:47 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Good mail service? - Hi Zalman, We have a tools to email marketing. Radek Jun 15, 2015 9:38 AM
This Week In Silicon Alley (VentureBeat Mobile Roadshow, NYC Tech Forum, Gotham Ruby Conf, Social Recruiting Summit, Google Maps: Code The Road, Taming Big Data, Unify Tech, Tech Cocktail) - Gary | G. Jun 15, 2015 7:51 AM
shapeshift - Dean C. Jun 15, 2015 3:14 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Good mail service? - Dean C. Jun 14, 2015 5:52 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Dim Sum, Saturday June 20th 11AM at Jing Fong. Ple re register - Yes! I have a reason to do dim sum!  On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 2:18 PM, Miles Rose < [address removed] > Sonya P. Jun 14, 2015 5:46 PM
[Invite] to job promotion crowd recruiting platform SortBox - Hello fellow NY Tech, After a long slog out of critical condition, we are relaunching SortBox; currently in invite only. I want to invite you all onto the platform to use it and also for feedback. Due to the ne Justin Jun 14, 2015 5:11 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good mail service? - CampaignMonitor.com 25,000 emails 125,000 emails per month $199 murat Murat O. Jun 14, 2015 4:53 PM
Good mail service? - Hi NY Tech, The company I recently started working with has over 20,000 emails subscribers and they were using mailchimp which cost an arm and a leg. We also have an offer from MailJet to receive Zalman N. Jun 14, 2015 4:09 PM
Dim Sum, Saturday June 20th 11AM at Jing Fong. Ple re register - If you are based in NYC or visiting please sign up for Miles Dim Sum List. Held on a weekend. Usually 10-20 people. Make new friends, business contacts, romantic interests or just come for the Dim Miles R. Jun 14, 2015 2:14 PM
WOW, now that's far out! Philae comet lander wakes up - and tweets! - http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc­e-environment-33126885 The European Space Agency (Esa) says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth. Philae, the f ed p. Jun 14, 2015 9:23 AM
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Startups: Avoid Top 3 Problems When Hiring - Fellow Startupers, I wrote a blog entry on som Stanislav D. Jun 13, 2015 5:58 PM
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