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Alan Hyman
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The Age of The Digital Assistant Has Come. Too Soon? Is It Ready? #Siri #Cortana #GoogleNow

Microsoft announced their digital assistant, Cortana, on Wednesday. It looks like and sounds like Apple’s Siri.   While Microsoft has changed “What I can help you with?” to “Need Something?”. Google also has a digital assistant called Google Now. I have…
Microsoft announced their digital assistant, Cortana, on Wednesday. It looks like and sounds like Apple’s Siri.   While Microsoft has changed “What I can help you with?” to “Need Something?”. Googl...
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AnthroTech, Anthropology in Technology March 2014 Event About User Experience Research & Design

I went to the AnthroTech: Anthropology in Technology last night at the NYU Washington Square Campus. It was my first time going to this meetup. I thought it would be interesting so I went. As a user and builder of technology products (and a human) I…
I went to the AnthroTech: Anthropology in Technology last night at the NYU Washington Square Campus. It was my first time going to this meetup. I thought it would be interesting so I went. As a use...
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Can The Old School & New School Get Along And Work Together #Startups #Tech #AtWork #TechIsCool

Recently I saw a great article in the New York Times Online titled “Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem”. It got me thinking about the age groups in my surroundings. I am heavily involved in the hardware startup scene in New York and when I look around I see…
Recently I saw a great article in the New York Times Online titled "Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem". It got me thinking about the age groups in my surroundings. I am heavily involved in the hardwar...
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After opening an iBeacon app we hard closed it: not just putting it into the background tray but swiping it closed entirely. The phone still detected beacons and sent a message through the lock screen, something which in the past was reserved for apps…
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Bug fixes and other improvements.Touch ID fingerprint recognition is improved.An occasional Home screen crash bug has been fixed. About time. I can’t wait to install this. I am installing it now. via Apple releases iOS 7.1 with CarPlay support,…
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A Process and a Plan #hardware #process #plan #business #market

What does it mean to have a process and sticking to it? A repeatable business process or a process that works for what you are working on is like finding gold. I have been talking with startups that want to automate the hardware product development…
What does it mean to have a process and sticking to it? A repeatable business process or a process that works for what you are working on is like finding gold. I have been talking with startups tha...
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The 2014 Disney #Accelerator Info Session at New York Powered By @Techstars @WeWork Soho West @DisneyAccel #Startups #Tech

Yesterday I attended the info session for the new Disney Accelerator powered by Techstars. The place was packed with people interested in the accelerator program. From what I hear the Techstars programs are very intense. A very good intense. The knowledge…
Yesterday I attended the info session for the new Disney Accelerator powered by Techstars. The place was packed with people interested in the accelerator program. From what I hear the Techstars pro...
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Update: #Startup Pitch Deck updated to V1.8 More Information Added #hardware

Below is the latest version of the Startup Pitch Deck. The new version number is v1.8. More informational links in the appendix.
Below is the latest version of the Startup Pitch Deck. The new version number is v1.8. More informational links in the appendix.
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Look ma no optics. Bending #light with a tiny #chip | Solid State #Technology #Hardware #Scifireality

Imagine that you are in a meeting with coworkers or at a gathering of friends. You pull out your cell phone to show a presentation or a video on YouTube. But you don’t use the tiny screen; your phone projects a bright, clear image onto a wall or a big…
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As with any new technology, it’s easy to get swept up in the benefits of 3D printing. It opens up a world of new possibilities for all industries, and stands to lessen transportation costs, environmental impacts, waste, and reliance on corporations by…
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Helping entrepreneurs manufacture their hardware products. Product development and supply chain management
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  • MakeSimply
    co-founder, present
  • TekPerts Technologies, Inc.
    IT & Tech., 2013
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IT and Tech geek. Adjunct Prof @NYUPoly. I bike in the dirt in Brklyn Prospect Park. I watch and read Sci-fi. Entrepreneur working on a startup @MakeSimplyUSA
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  • New York University
    Executive Masters in Management of Technology, 2011 - 2012
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