Peter-Kim Vanderhorst

19 Flips | 1 Magazine | 33 Likes | 4 Following | @MajorPeteGeek | Keep up with Peter-Kim Vanderhorst 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 “Peter-Kim Vanderhorst”

Marketers are about to make new friends — or not — with data scientists

A long time researching and writing about the wild importance of data analytics on the future of the marketing profession has led me to an inescapable conclusion:<p>Data scientists will soon take a lot of jobs away from marketers.<p>The reasons are simple:<p>There’s already more data produced and mined …

Hands-On With Google’s OnHub Router

In a perfect world, you’d never have to think about your router. It would just sit somewhere in a corner and make sure that your favorite YouTube videos find their way to your laptop.<p>But in reality, you often have to reset your router when your connections start dropping and woe to you if you ever …

Computing’s Next Big Transformation – Semantic Intelligence

I had great difficulty completing this column. This is partly due to the complex nature of the technology and partly because its implications may …

Metal Gear's Forward Operating Base Explained - IGN Video

Jon and Vice discuss their experience with FOB in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

Play 'Evolve' free this weekend on Xbox One and PC

Wondering what to do with your three day weekend? Turtle Rock Studios is hoping you'll (re)visit its co-op shooter <i>Evolve</i>, courtesy of a few days of free access on Xbox One and PC. Even if you already own it, it may be time to knock the dust off because besides the flood of players, it's unlocking …

Xbox

Back to the Future-Inspired Hoverboard Uses Gyroscopes to Remain Stabilized, Can Hit 16MPH

<b>Photo credit</b>: Mail Online<p>California-based Hoverboard Technologies reveals "The Hoverboard", and while it's Back to the Future-inspired, the device …

Mad Max Graphics Comparison - IGN Video

It's PC vs. Xbox One vs. PlayStation four in this graphics comparison for Mad Max that pits all three platforms against each other.

Arduino 3 Axis Robotic Gyroscope Sensor (video)

Makers, and developers that are creating robotic projects using the Arduino platform maybe interested in a new Arduino compatible gyroscope sensor …

'Star Wars' BB-8 toy torn apart to see how it works

If your social feeds are anything like mine, they're full of folks squeeing with delight over their new BB-8 droid today. The folks at <i>uBreakiFix</i> got one too, but instead of playing with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>' charmer, they cut it apart to see what makes the toy tick. Perhaps unsurprisingly, …

Star Wars

Lara Croft GO takes Tomb Raider in a beautiful new direction

Lara Croft GO is a fresh take on the classic Tomb Raider franchise. Starring everyone’s favorite archaeologist, Lara Croft, it’s a turn-based puzzle game, similar in style to Hitman GO.<p>Admittedly, I wasn’t crazy about previous Tomb Raider games, but when I heard that Square Enix had taken Lara …

Samsung's SleepSense Sleep Tracker Tells Your Smart Home You're Awake

Sleep-tracking gadgets are a sign of the growing "smart home" trend, and Samsung has just put out one of its own. The SleepSense lives underneath your mattress, sensing (as you might guess from the name) when you're sleeping, restless, getting up or jumping on the bed. Like other trackers, it feeds …

The New York Subway Still Runs On Analog Technology From The 1930s

Upgrading it is slow and expensive work, but the new systems will eventually allow more trains to run on the same track.<p>The New York subway is old. You see the signs every time you ride it. The paint on the cast iron pillars is layered like the rings of a tree trunk, and if you removed the ads from …

Rights groups want Twitter to reverse ban on political-watchdog tool

Nearly 20 organizations write an open letter demanding that the social network restore Politwoops, a tool that captures politicians' deleted tweets.<p>A coalition of rights organizations has urged Twitter to reverse a ban on a tool that archives politicians' deleted tweets, raising the question of …

Facebook Messenger is now the second most popular app in the United States

First place goes to Facebook itself<p>Remember when Facebook spun off Messenger and forced you to download it separately? Turns out, even though users initially hated it, the company knew what it was doing. A new report from digital media analytics company comScore shows that Facebook Messenger is …

Parents Design 'Portal'-Themed Bedroom for Son's 13th Birthday

Photographer Randy Slavey and his wife recently embarked on a <i>Portal</i>-themed adventure for their son's 13th birthday. “When it came time to remodel his room for his thirteenth birthday, and he asked for a Portal room, my wife and I wanted to make sure it was something worthy of one of Aperture …

Windows 10 is starting to win over Microsoft's most valuable customers

Of the 75 million machines that downloaded Windows 10 in its first month, enterprise users made up about 2%, or 1.5 million, according to Windows IT Pro.<p>While that might sound like a paltry number out of the gate, it's actually not bad at all.<p>Companies don't lightly upgrade their business PCs. It …

Force Friday Around the World

Star Wars