The “business hug?”

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The “business hug?”

Are you a hugger at work? Would you rather fist bump it out? Maybe a handshake will do? Blue Sky wants to know!

So, about Chicago’s new cloud tax…

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So, about Chicago’s new cloud tax…

“Chicagoans who pay to stream movies and music from services like Netflix and Spotify will now need to fork over an additional 9 percent for the privilege, as will Chicago businesses that pay to use everything from real estate to court databases online, under a decision the city quietly made recently to expand its taxing power.”

Gif vs. Jif. How do you pronounce .gif?

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Gif vs. Jif. How do you pronounce .gif?

Giphy COO Adam Leibsohn named “the best gif ever” this week, reigniting lively debate at Blue Sky over the pronunciation of the word ‘Gif.’

Should the ‘Silicon’ name stay in the Valley?

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Should the ‘Silicon’ name stay in the Valley?

Chicago continues to prove itself as a tech hub. Many have dubbed the Midwest, and Chicago specifically, as the “Silicon Prairie.” Do you think this nickname will stick?

Which great genius was more innovative?

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Which great genius was more innovative?

“American Genius,” an eight-part series, will feature re-enactments of historical figures of innovation who were rivals in their respective fields. Among them: Edison and Tesla, Hearst and Pulitzer and, of course, Gates and Jobs.

Would you purposely crash someone’s iPhone?

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Would you purposely crash someone’s iPhone?

A new iPhone bug crashes Messages — the text and message app built into an iPhone — and causes the receiver’s phone to turn off.