Jeff Holcombe

30 Added | 5 Magazines | 10 Likes | 2 Followers | @JeffHolcombe | Keep up with Jeff Holcombe on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jeff Holcombe”

Scrum is dead: breaking down the new open development method

The open development method is better for business. Scrum is dead.

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

Mediaite

Andy Samberg<p>Watch Andy Samberg and Billy Eichner Attempt to Create Their Own ‘Suicide Squad’<p>Andy Samberg Returns to <i>SNL</i> With the Sexiest Osama bin …

Comedy

Machine Learning Trick of the Day (3): Hutchinson's Trick

Hutchinson's estimator is a simple way to obtain a stochastic estimate of the trace of a matrix. This is a simple trick that uses randomisation to …

Machine Learning

APIs Are The New FTEs

Gaurav Jain Contributor<p>Gaurav Jain is a principal at Founder Collective. He co-founded Polar and was an early product manager for Android.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How To Be A VC Without Any Capital<br>• You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn<p>Facebook, Google and Twitter have to deal …

Startups

Drinking This 1 Hour Before Going to Bed Burns Belly Fat in 7 Days

Flush the fat away, flatten your tummy and get leaner body by including this incredibly tasty drink in your diet routine. It will do magic for you …

MIT Created a Camera That Will Never Overexpose a Photograph

MIT scientists have designed a new camera that will never overexpose a photograph, no matter what the lighting situation is. Called a “modulo …

Mobile Photography
Machine Learning

How To Make A Successful Indie Game: More Content?

As a consumer, how many times have you ever run across a game and thought, “Boy, this is fun, I just wish there were more of it!” No doubt probably …

Do you agree with this list of the "Top 10 Most Beautiful Animated Movies of All Time"?

Despite what some people might think, animation is not, and never has been, “just kids’ stuff.” Many adults around the world enjoy watching animated …

The Dark Side Of Spirituality

I think it’s safe to say that spirituality is indeed a good thing. The problem is that some people can enter the spiritual world with a pre conceived …

The Life Of A Blind Kitten Becomes The Year’s Most Magical Indie Game

Wanderment is a particles-based 3-D platformer in which you have to guide a blind kitten back home<p>Is there anything sadder than a blind kitten? Yet <i>Wanderment</i>, a new indie game by developer Andrew Wang, makes the journey of a blind kitten across town into one of the joyous, magical interactive …

Kittens

Here's how to tell a psychopath from a sociopath

Think Hannibal Lecter in "Silence of the Lambs" (1991), Norman Bates in "Psycho" (1960) and Annie Wilkes in "Misery" (1990). In making these characters famous, popular culture has also burned the words used to describe them into our collective consciousness.<p>Most of us, fortunately, will never meet …

Psychology

5 Crazy New Ideas Out Of Disney Research

A taste of the future in animation, motion capture, and 3-D printing, from five new papers published by Disney Research.<p>Leading up to this year’s Siggraph conference–the biggest event of the year in computer graphics and experimental UI–Disney Research comes with a collection of new papers that …

3D

Announcement Trailer

Several people have asked us about our creative process. I decided to write a blog post on how we generate game content. While the example in this …

Google Docs

What Being Broke Does to Your Brain

Recent research suggests that poverty may have a profound effect on the brain. Imaging studies show that the conditions that go hand-in-hand with …

Income Inequality

This Lamp Runs On Salt Water

Got some water? Got some salt? Now you also have a light.<p>As you can imagine of a country that is spread over more than 7,000 islands, many people in the Philippines aren’t hooked up to the power grid, so a common light source is the relatively dangerous kerosene lamp. In addition to the fire risk, …

Unity3D or Unreal Engine 4: What Engine To Choose

Not so long ago we had a hard time choosing which engine to use, Unity3d or Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). So, I’ve decided to write a small article about …

Hair

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Incredible NASA image taken on Mars shows 'fresh' crater on Red Planet's surface

Is there life on Mars? Well, that remains to be seen - but what this spectacular image tells us for certain is that there is a 'fresh' crater in the …

Mars Orbiter

There's Glass on Mars, and It Could Hold Ancient Life

Glass formed by the searing-hot impact of an asteroid or other celestial body could hold clues toward past life on Mars.<p>Two planetary science …

15-year-old makes the epic discovery of a new planet that's 1,000 light-years from Earth

Wagg is one of the youngest to ever detect a planet, according to a press release from Keele University in England, where he was working when he made his epic discovery.<p>In fact, Wagg's new planet closely resembles some of the first exoplanets ever identified in the mid-1990s, which looked …

Universe

Scientists just got the first close-up look at some perplexing white spots in space, and they're more mystified than ever

Last March, NASA's Dawn spacecraft made history when it became the first mission to ever orbit a dwarf planet.<p>Before Dawn, the best images we had of the dwarf planet Ceres were taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in the early 2000s from a distance of 257 million miles away. And about the only thing …

Astronomy