OpenIDEO Office Hours with Tim Brown - Youth Employment Challenge from IDEO on Vimeo.

IDEO’s CEO, Tim Brown, offers design support to three contributors from OpenIDEO’s Youth Employment Challenge. Not only does Tim share invaluable insights on prototyping and implementation, but our contributors also bring interesting questions to the table and leave with helpful next steps. Get inspired on how you might take your ideas forward in thoughtful, innovative ways.

Interview and Q&A with investor Chris Sacca from Z80 Labs Technology Incubator on Vimeo.

On September 7th, 2012, renowned Venture Capitalist (and Lockport, NY native) Chris Sacca was interviewed at Z80 Labs by Kevin Purdy, followed by Q&A.

Chris Sacca an incredibly accomplished Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor and advisor. Former Head of Special Initiatives at Google Inc., he turned to investing in startups including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and many more:

Chris’ official bio:
Chris on Twitter:

About Kevin Purdy

Kevin is currently a freelance writer for Fast Company, Author of The Complete Android Guide, Author of Google+ The Missing Manual (O’Reilly), organizer of TEDxBuffalo, co-owner of CoWork Buffalo, and former co-editor of Lifehacker.

Kevin on Twitter:

About Z80 Labs

Z80 Labs, launched in summer 2012, is Buffalo’s first Internet-focused technology incubator, providing entrepreneurs the ability to build new and innovative tech companies in Buffalo, New York. Startups invited to locate in Z80 Labs are given a wide array of services including office space, tech support, collaboration tools, weekly education programs, specifically-assigned mentorship teams, access to the Z80 Speaker Series, amenities and infrastructure from local companies, as well as expert advice from renowned industry advisors. Z80 Labs is funded by Softbank Capital, with additional funding from SCP Incubator via a grant from New York State and ESD. Corporate support is being provided by The Buffalo News, Campus Labs, PC Business Solutions, and Synacor. Z80 Labs is located in The Buffalo News headquarters in downtown Buffalo.

Perspective from Jesse Brass on Vimeo.

Take a look at the entire series here:

Making Art New York, Zaria Forman, Brooklyn, New York

Zaria Forman draws large scale pastels that document Earth’s shifting landscape and the effects of progressive climate change.

"Being out in nature is certainly what gives me perspective … it means the whole world to just see the ocean and look at its vastness and, like ah right, this is what life’s about …"

You can find out more about Zaria here:

Music courtesy of Podington Bear ( and Ryan Taubert