John Patrick Pullen
Based in Portland, Ore., John Patrick Pullen covers travel, business and tech for Men's Journal, Fortune and others.
The Samsung Chromebook 2 is light and built for conducting business on the fly.
OpenStage uses multiple cameras and advanced algorithms to capture and display motion data in real time, no special suites or elaborate setups required.
Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business.
Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace.
Productivity tools for outside the office.
Michael J. Mauboussin, head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse, explores what results in success.
Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?
Would these workplace flings get HR approval? Evren Esen of the Society for Human Research Management weighs in.
Machines have the potential to wipe out 47 percent of the U.S. workforce -- unless small business can help stop them.
Starting a Business
Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.
With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.
Whether you're a dead-to-the-world sleeper or just prefer to start your mornings with an innovative twist, these third-party smartphone alarm apps will get you going.
After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results.
Make More Happen
Low-cost, online-based companies like TaskRabbit and Fancy Hands reimagine short-term help.
Big Shot Bike company allows customers to design their dream ride on an iPad-friendly interface.