IKEA’s new motorized sit/stand desk starts at a surprisingly affordable $479 | News | Geek.com

IKEA’s new motorized sit/stand desk starts at a surprisingly affordable $479 | News | Geek.com

If you’ve ever priced standing desks before, the experience probably left you feeling demoralized and poor. You can usually spend a few hundred on a regular, non-mobile standing desk, but the adjustable kind is even pricier, and forget about the motorized ones. So are you doomed to sit forever? Not if IKEA has anything to say about it. The new Bekant powered sit/stand desk starts at less than $500, considerably cheaper than the competition.

Quarter scale Transformer built, full-size version on the way | Chips | Geek.com

Quarter scale Transformer built, full-size version on the way | Chips | Geek.com

You can’t just go from no transformers right to a full-scale transforming robot. That’s why Japanese firms Brave Robotics, Asratec, and Takara Tommy have built J-deite Quarter. It’s a one-fourth scale transforming robot that’s the first step toward a working transformer of the size seen in the movies. It really doesn’t matter that it’s only a few feet tall–this is a real transformer.

即使VC迎来寒冬,创业者依然可以走得很远 | 36氪

即使VC迎来寒冬,创业者依然可以走得很远 | 36氪

当下无论是在美国硅谷还是中国,创业融资变得比以往任何时候都要容易。任何一家创业公司一旦融资成功,就会得到媒体的报道、同行的羡慕,用户轻易翻番,团队快速扩张。似乎投资可以解决产品和团队的一切问题。甚至出现了一个怪现象,有的创业公司拿到了A轮甚至天使投资,居然办起了庆典燃起了鞭炮。