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What is Jelly?

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People are basically good--when provided a tool that helps them do good in the world, they prove it. Jelly is a new company and product named after the jellyfish. We are inspired by this particular animal because neurologically, its brain is more "we" than "me." Also, for the past...
What is Jelly?
5 reasons your startup isn't ready for crowdfunding

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Jake Dyson's lamp, wooden light bulbs and weed-killing lasers

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week Inhabitat has been reporting live from New York Design Week, where we've witnessed countless innovative green designs from around the world. To...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Jake Dyson's lamp, wooden light bulbs and weed-killing lasers
Scientists create artificial jellyfish from rat's heart

The Curious Case of the Immortal Jellyfish (in Discover Magazine)

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The Curious Case of the Immortal Jellyfish (in Discover Magazine)
Hydrogen-powered robot jellyfish generates fuel from surrounding water

'We Took a Rat Apart and Rebuilt It as a Jellyfish'

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Scientists from Harvard and Caltech announce the creation of a bioengineered swimming jellyfish, made from rat cells. You begin with an eight-armed silicon membrane. You harvest rat heart-muscle cells and organize them in a disctinct jellyfish-like pattern on your membrane. Lastly, you set your creature free in a vat of...
'We Took a Rat Apart and Rebuilt It as a Jellyfish'

Biz Stone Using Twitter Talent To Feather Jelly's Nest

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The man behind the #Music app, Kevin Thau, will be the startup's COO. AllThingsD's Mike Isaac has all the information on Jelly's latest hire. It's Twitter's Kevin Thau, the man behind Twitter's #Music app, who is joining Biz Stone's "mystery startup" as Chief Operating Officer. Thau joins Ben Finkel,...
Biz Stone Using Twitter Talent To Feather Jelly's Nest
Autonomous, human-sized robot jellyfish could patrol US waters

Now Even Animals Are Being Replaced By Robots

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Photo: Festo While The Matrix and Terminator have shown us that eventually machines will rise up and kill us all, we hopefully still have a ways to go until we get to that point. But animals like dragonflies and jellyfish are already being replaced by robots, and they could soon patrol...
Now Even Animals Are Being Replaced By Robots

Is This the Fastest Growing Kickstarter Project Ever?

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It's a simple idea, but one that takes true technological sophistication to build: what if all of the important things your cell phone can do could be transferred over to a watch via bluetooth? The concept has that futuristic Google Glasses waft to it, but it's a product that...
Is This the Fastest Growing Kickstarter Project Ever?

Swedish data center saves $1 million a year using seawater for cooling

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A data center in Sweden has cut its energy bills by a million dollars a year using seawater to cool its servers, though jellyfish are an occasional hazard.Interxion, a collocation company in the Netherlands that rents data center space in 11 countries, uses water pumped from the Baltic Sea...
Swedish data center saves $1 million a year using seawater for cooling

Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?

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Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?: Nathaniel Rich for The New York Times: The jellyfish seems able to survive, and proliferate, in every ocean in the world. It is possible to imagine a distant future in which most other species of life are extinct but the ocean will...
Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?

Video of protein movement within a neuron shows how our brains renew themselves

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If, like us, you spend most of your time wondering exactly what's going on in other people's heads, then this video is for you. Okay, so it might not reveal the reason why that jerk cut you off at the junction, or why that co-worder didn't show up to...
Video of protein movement within a neuron shows how our brains renew themselves

Biz Stone's New Startup Jelly Sounds Like A Home For Do-Gooders On The Go

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AllThingsD reported last week that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone was working on a new mobile startup called “Jelly.” Today, a company blog post has emerged that gives us a few more details as to what Jelly might focus on, but it’s still hazy on exacts. In the post, Biz Stone,...
Biz Stone's New Startup Jelly Sounds Like A Home For Do-Gooders On The Go

Here's A List Of All The Y Combinator Companies Since 2005

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Paul Graham has hatched more than 300 companies. As people speculate as to which company will be the next Dropbox or Airbnb to come out of the incubator program, it's worth taking a look at all the companies that have gone through the program. Y Combinator Universe has them...
Here's A List Of All The Y Combinator Companies Since 2005

DailyDirt: Get A Little Bit Older And A Little Bit Slower...

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As our planetary odometer rolls over yet again (and we thankfully didn't cease to exist after December 21st), lots of folks are coming up with new resolutions for happier, healthier lives... but what about just longer lives? Here are just a few links on extending our lifespans indefinitely. Do short...
DailyDirt: Get A Little Bit Older And A Little Bit Slower...
The squid and the jellyfish: Why Nokia, RIM, and Microsoft got the Economist cover snub

The best tech writing of the week, December 2

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We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekendmorning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter...
The best tech writing of the week, December 2
Synthetic jellyfish a hybrid of rat hearts and plastic

DailyDirt: Robots Of The Sea

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Robots can come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, but some of the more interesting designs mimic some animals in the ocean. Machines that can operate underwater have some obvious military applications, but studying biomimicry can also lead to discoveries in biology and deep sea ecosystems. Here are just...
DailyDirt: Robots Of The Sea

Behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Otters, jellyfish, seahorses, sea tortoises, and much more are the chief attractions at arguably the world's most famous aquarium. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped by to check it out. [Read more]...
Behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Last Week in Betabeat: Hangin’ on to Your Startup, Jellyfish With Too Much Cash and a Pivotal Labs Merger?

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To busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors. Required Reading: How to Avoid Being Pushed Out of the Company You Founded Until recently, Foursquare cofounders Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai—let’s call them Denveen—were social media’s celebrity couple. Required Reading: Sources Say...
Last Week in Betabeat: Hangin’ on to Your Startup, Jellyfish With Too Much Cash and a Pivotal Labs Merger?
Could tiny jellyfish hold the secret to immortality for humans?

Girl survives sting by world's deadliest jellyfish

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Girl survives sting by world's deadliest jellyfish

Sarah Interviews Fab: “Come for the Handwoven Taxidermy Yarn Cat Heads, Stay for the Bedsheets”

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I’m at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, listening to Sarah Lacy interviewing the co-founders of Fab.com, Jason Goldberg and Bradford Shellhammer. Seeing as I’m here, I figured I’d share some soundbites and factoids and suchlike about how Fab has gone from zero to five million users in about thirty...
Sarah Interviews Fab: “Come for the Handwoven Taxidermy Yarn Cat Heads, Stay for the Bedsheets”

GeekBytes: OMG Robotic Jellyfish Spies!! (And Other Things We Didn't Cover)

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It's GeekBytes o'clock, which means some nuggets of awesome for you to enjoy at the end of the day! In this installment, we have robots modeled after jellyfish and-you guessed it--more Nyan Cat fun....
GeekBytes: OMG Robotic Jellyfish Spies!! (And Other Things We Didn't Cover)

Songbird Struggles with Pivot, Appoints New CEO

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Music player startup Songbird‘s Board of Directors yesterday appointed new CEO Eric Wittman, former SVP of Product, replacing CEO Les Schmidt, who held the role for less than a year and a half. The decision comes on the heels of a 10 percent reduction in staff, following a lackluster launch...
Songbird Struggles with Pivot, Appoints New CEO

Oh, So Here’s Why Kickstarter Lets Projects Get Overfunded

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"Double Fine Adventure" cocreator Tim Schafer, with Cookie Monster. (Kickstarter) We mourned the loss of a few good jellyfish earlier this month when an overfunded Kickstarter-backed jellyfish tank proved fatal. At the time, we noted that with many Kickstarter projects that go wrong, the effect is amplified if the project...
Oh, So Here’s Why Kickstarter Lets Projects Get Overfunded

Underwater spy robot created by Virginia Tech researchers

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Researchers at Virginia Tech have built an autonomous, robotic jellyfish that could someday work as an underwater military spy. The Virginia Tech College of Engineering unveiled the prototype robot, named Cyro. The life-like, autonomous robotic jellyfish weighs 170 pounds and is 5 feet 7 inches in height. A handout...
Underwater spy robot created by Virginia Tech researchers
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