Under the direction of one of the leading brain-plasticity scientists, Posit Science whets worn neurological appetites with memory-boosting software. The Brain Fitness auditory program perks up drooping brain folds by fine-tuning ear bearings to more efficiently process audible information. Mind molders can spend between 15 to 60 minutes flexing their grey matter, improving both communication and recollection. The software also tailors cognitive games based on personal progress and offers brain-boosting feedback along the way.
The name might sound a little dated, but the bar for quality high-tech repairs is arguably higher in San Francisco than almost anywhere in the world. Lasertorium Office Systems remains a go-to for Hewlett-Packard, Lexmark, Brother International and other high-end electronics that are malfunctioning or otherwise cutting into workplace productivity. From paper jams to wear-and-tear to the kind of baffling diagnostic mysteries that send mere mortals into a blinding rage, the Outer Sunset's Lasertorium has been servicing the Bay's gadgets for 20 years, with reasonable prices for timely turnaround. Don’t expect much in the way of amenities or frills from this low-slung repair shop – or its sister location in the Financial District. Instead, rest easy in the knowledge that the experience held inside will have your machine up and running again in no time.
Sometimes Las Vegas is just too far of a drive—that’s where 21FunCasino steps in and brings the excitement of the Strip to you. While specializing in in-home parties that bring the drama of gaming into the living room, 21FunCasino has also spiced up events for Apple, Google, and other high-profile companies with their professional dealers, who set up craps tables, roulette wheels, and other authentic casino equipment. The experience will feel and look just like a scene out of Las Vegas, with casino-quality chips and cards. Dealers explain the rules of games such as blackjack, craps and pai gow, so newbies will have a few strategies aside from eating all the cards.
Samasource trains and equips workers to complete remote, Internet-based microwork tasks such as data entry, book digitization, Internet-based research, audio transcription, and video captioning. Workers get computer training, English-language education, and professional workspaces at the organization's SamaLab facility. Samasource's partners include grassroots organizations, start-up companies, and nonprofit foundations, and Samasource itself remains a nonprofit in order to better focus on the needs of its workers. Samasource plans to open a new SamaLab facility in Kenya, but is still in need of fundamental equipment before it can begin work.