Self-Host the web with arkOS

Self-Host the web with arkOS 5764Started by a local Montreal developer, arkOS is a project to get everyone to self-host their website, email, and files. With a Raspberry Pi, you can install and run arkOS without command line knowledge, and be your own Google Docs, Dropbox and gmail. Here's a good video explainer: What is arkOS? from The CitizenWeb Project on Vimeo. Jacob Cook, who is behind the project,   Read more…


Bitcredits.io is a simple Bitcoin payment processor

Bitcredits.io is a simple Bitcoin payment processor 5745Editor's correction: the retail store is going to be open later this year, and not in 3 weeks as written previously Bitcredits.io is one of the startups housed at Bitcoin Embassy. It's a simple payment processor that you can embed on your website, and lets you charge viewers for content (such as media), or simply sell online. One of the current implementation was charging for   Read more…


#hackmtl : 140 developers, 36 projects, 24 hours hackathon at the olympic stadium

999105_518699401117_1460480337_n (1) 5500Organized by the MTLStartupTalent team in partnership with PasswordBox, #hackmtl was held this weekend at the Montreal Olympic Stadium, first friday at the lower conference room with technical presentations on javascript, and then at the top of the tower the following saturday for an all-day hackathon. The organizers had the first edition a year ago at Notman House, focused on node.js, mongodb and   Read more…


Founderfuel Demo day : 800 personnes, 8 projets, 8 millions de dollars levés? Notre retour, une semaine après.

Founderfuel demo day 8 novembre 2012 4926 Une semaine après le 3ème #founderfuel demo day, nous avons voulu revenir sur cette soirée que nous avons suivi des balcons, puis dans la foule, pour mieux saisir l'esprit qui y régnait.. et afin aussi de donner la chance à tous ceux qui n'ont pas pu y assister, de se replonger dans cette soirée très attendue à Montréal.   Read more…


Executions Labs : a bold video games incubator for Montréal

Executions Labs : a bold video games incubator for Montréal 4935Photo Credit : Heri We can see above Alexandre Pelletier-Normand and Jason Della Rocca at a recent Maison Notman event. Once known as a prolific community instigator, event organizer and IGDA director, Jason Della Rocca and his partners has announced a new video games incubator/accelerator, named Execution Labs. Here's an insightful interview: Can you present yourself, and your team? What's your most favourite game? Jason: The Execution   Read more…

Can Twitter predict stock markets?

Can Twitter predict stock markets? 4872Like weather, stock market prediction has always grasped imagination. If you can get one step ahead, through fast computers, superior intuition or advanced interfaces, you could beat other traders and get superior returns. The development of social media, mainly Twitter and Facebook, where hundreds of millions of users announce their small and big daily victories, vent their frustration or relay trends is a gold mine in many   Read more…


Taming the Spaghetti: Rich Web Applications with Errai [Montreal Java User Group]

tnt_rubysands_6_logo 4826The Montreal JUG is back from summer vacation, with a great presentation of the new Errai framework by the core developers from Red Hat jBoss! Register now at http://www.montreal-jug.org! In today’s Web applications, the complexity of the code written for the browser rivals the complexity of the server-side code. Handwritten JavaScript isn’t cutting it anymore. Errai brings a proven server-side programming model to   Read more…


Looking to startup? Be a technical or business cofounder

logo 4701[View the story "Looking to startup? Be a technical or business cofounder" on Storify]Looking to startup? Be a technical or business cofounderIt's no surprise that technical talent (programmers, engineers, CTOs) are highly sought after. Many startups are looking to either build a first prototype, get a cofounder to be able to apply to an accelerator, or get their company to the next level. Storified   Read more…


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