The Playlist

Daniel Kellmereit / Liganova usa

By Daniel Kellmereit November 21st, 2017

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— A smart list of startups, links, movies, books, art and wonders.

We gather around and listen to CEO of Liganova USA Daniel Kellmereit as he lays down 5 startups that have his attention as well as some quick recommendations for our readers.


Startups

Peloton 

Industry: Cycling, Fitness, Hardware, Video Streaming.

Founded: 2012

Peloton offers cloud-based live streaming of instructional cycling exercise content on a multi-touch console equipped with social elements.


Dedrone

Industry: Drone Management, Drones, Robotics, Security.

Founded: 2014

Dedrone develops drone detection technology with automated, software-based aerial intrusion.


Ring

Industry: Consumer Electronics, Security, Smart Home.

Founded: 2012

Ring, the leading outdoor home security company, provides homeowner's a line of preventative outdoor security doorbells and cameras.


Blippar

Industry: Advertising, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Computer Vision, Education, Image Recognition, Mobile, Wearables.

Founded: 2011

Blippar is a technology company specializing in augmented reality, artificial intelligence and computer vision.


NewStore

Industry: E-Commerce, Mobile, Retail, Retail Technology, Shopping.

Founded: 2015

NewStore is a mobile retail platform that empowers brands to deliver an extraordinary end-to-end shopping experience.




Suggestions

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Harari

Format: Book

About: As with its predecessor, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Harari recounts the course of history while describing events and the individual human experience, along with ethical issues in relation to his historical survey. 


Brainpickings

Format: Blog

About: An inventory of cross-disciplinary interestingness, spanning art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more.


Wait but Why - Wait but Who

Format: Blog

About: A popular long-form, stick-figure-illustrated blog about almost everything.




"Whenever you see yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain




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