What happens to our brains when we have stage fright: The science of public speaking

“This is a guestpost by Mikael Cho, the co-founder of ooomf. More about Mikael at the bottom of the article. Palms sweaty. Heart racing. You know the feeling. Whether it’s five people or fifty, public speaking is a gut-wrenching experience for most of us.” View More… Read the rest

6 steps to write a crystal clear marketing message that drives people to you

“I have heard this story several times during my startup mentoring sessions. This issue resonates with me. Whatever the product or service I wanted to build in the past, I struggled at a similar stage for a while: Great initial feedback, but hard to retain people’s attention afterwards.” View More… Read the rest

Why Flappy Bird’s Creator should be Admired

“Let me start off strong. I really admire the creator of Flappy Bird, Dong Nguyen, for pulling his Gangnam Style level of popular game out of mobile app stores. I am sorry ‘Flappy Bird’ users, 22 hours from now, I will take ‘Flappy Bird’ down. I cannot take this anymore.”… Read the rest

Netflix slow on Verizon or Comcast? A VPN might speed up that video

“Since reporting on Netflix data that shows months-long declines in streaming performance on Verizon and Comcast, we’ve heard from several readers who say they’ve eliminated video problems by using VPN services. “Netflix on Comcast tanked for us in the past month or two,” one commenter wrote.” View More… Read the rest