Robson Chaves

31 Flips | 1 Magazine | 22 Likes | 3 Following | @RobsonChaves | Keep up with Robson Chaves 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 “Robson Chaves”

The best comic books of 2016

Stop what you’re doing and pick up The Flintstones.<p>Comic books, more than ever, aren’t just about superheroes.<p>In 2016, comic writers, artists, and editors once again proved that there’s life beyond Marvel and DC Comics, beyond our favorite caped crusaders and mighty mutants. We will always have …

7 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels Ready for the Stage

With news coming late in November that Lin-Manuel Miranda – of “Hamilton” and just-being-generally-awesome fame – was coming on board to produce and …

Three Totally Unique Games You Need to Experience

Lots of great games – even some of the best – fall into clear categories. Worker placement, trick-taking, auction games. Sure, they bring their own …

Board Games

Node.js Tutorial for Beginners - 4 - Handling Multiple Requests

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Lionhead Studios Reveals a New Fable Legends Character

How do you pronounce Brobdingnagian?<p>Lionhead Studios has revealed the newest playable character in the upcoming multiplayer Fable Legends.<p>Evienne, a …

Windows 10

Destiny player digs up hidden House of Wolves DLC details, Bungie urges caution

A <i>Destiny</i> player on Reddit looks to have dug up some early details on the game's next expansion, <i>House of Wolves</i>, including all manner of gear, weapons, a new light level cap raise and possibly even a release date. But Bungie warns that <i>Destiny</i> players shouldn't get too carried away with those leaked</i> …

Fantasy Football 2014: Players to Deal for or Deal Away at Your Trade Deadline

The trading deadline in many fantasy football leagues is this week or next week. If you want to pull off a Herschel Walker-like blockbuster involving multiple players and draft picks, you have less time to make a trade than Blake Bortles has to throw these days.<p>The fantasy values of players are …

Why We Need Obese Crash Test Dummies

DOUG JONES stops by The Terror Twins Present - Full Episode

A Light Bulb Shows How Solar And Wind Beat Coal

What would you rather do: burn 714 pounds of coal or put up 100 square meters of solar power?<p>Good Magazine performed an interesting experiment which underscores the benefits of renewables while simultaneously showing off the shortcomings of coal, nuclear and natural gas. It calculated how much …

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

- Sep 16, 2014<p>Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop …

Mega Man Gets Some Competition

With <i>Mega Man</i> on hiatus and <i>Mighty No. 9</i> still a ways off from release, now is the perfect time for another blue-clad hero to come to the rescue for …

War Thunder in Development for Project Morpheus

Get into the vehicles for a 360 degree view of the battlefield.<p>Gaijin Entertainment announced that its free-to-play MMO War Thunder is being …

Should Video Games Go On Your Resume?

That’s the question asked in a recent article over at WSJ, where they dive into the recent trend of many job applicants putting their experiences with video games on their resume, in an effort to show they have the leadership and teamwork skills necessary in order to hold a real life job.<p>The game …

Two board games you should play right now, and one to watch in 2015

A week from today in Indianapolis, Indiana GenCon will open its doors for the 47th time. At least 50,000 gamers will gather at the largest convention of its kind, bringing together pen-and-paper RPGs, live action role-play and table top games of all sorts.<p>The past eight years that I've attended the …

Fantasy Football Risks & Busts You Need to Avoid in Your Draft

There are two things you cannot disparage in this world without stirring the ire of dissenting opinions: 1. A mother's kid; 2. A fantasy footballer's favorites.<p>We will leave your snotty, smelly, spoiled and self-entitled brats out of this. Yeah, we know they can do no wrong. We won't grant the same …

Breakout Wide Receivers

The statistics tell the story. The evidence is clear as day. The NFL, unequivocally, has morphed into a passing league. Everyone knows it. But when …

Fantasy Football 2014: Quarterback Rankings and Full Season Projections

If you step outside and notice an eerie calm falling over your town, it's the silence that comes from fantasy football preparations. This may sound trivial to outsiders who don't understand sports, but you know that it takes a lot of work to win a championship and get precious bragging rights.<p>While …

Fantasy Football

Isis mobile wallet will rebrand to avoid sharing name with violent militant group

Isis is facing an identity crisis. The company behind the mobile wallet app has announced it will rebrand to avoid sharing its name with the brutally violent extremist group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Its fighters are directly responsible for thousands of gruesome deaths — …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

How Starbucks, Apple, General Motors and AT&T Are Preparing The World For Wireless Energy

If you visited a Starbucks in Boston or Silicon Valley during the last year or so, you may have noticed black circles embedded in the coffee bars and tables. You may have even glimpsed an early adopter with a special cellphone case charging an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy simply by resting it on a …

The Good, The Bad And The In-Between of Bungie's 'Destiny' Alpha

You may think that it’s too soon to write up impressions of Bungie’s Destiny Alpha less than 24 hours after it launched, but given the fact that I’ve spent the majority of those hours playing the game on PS4, and I’ve done everything there is to do in the public test, I think I’m able to …

A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming

Microsoft is the latest technology giant preparing to jump into the wearables market, with plans to offer a sensor-rich smartwatch that measures heart rate and synchs with iPhones, Android phones and Windows Phones, <i>Forbes</i> has learned.<p>It’s a surprising development in the ongoing conversation about …

Apple Is Testing Promo Codes For In-App Purchases

Apple’s app store has let developers create promo codes for ages. It’s also supported In-App purchases for ages.<p>But promo codes <i>for</i> in-app purchases? That’s <i>crazy talk.</i> You want to give a user a promo code for a free bag of virtual cat food to feed their virtual cat? <i>Get the heck out of here.</i><p>But that …

This week on Gigaom Research: the modern workforce and software-defined power

This week saw news of the Microsoft-Nokia deal, more rumblings about net neutrality, and green data centers getting a major spotlight in the …

KnowRoaming review: This SIM 'sticker' makes it easy for travelers to save on data

Thanks in no small part to T-Mobile's free global data initiative, US carriers have begun to lighten the fee load when it comes time to roam. But you'll still pay an arm and a leg in many countries, and discounted plans from AT&T and Verizon, while more reasonable than they once were, require a …

Google Releases Android Camera App With Selective Focus

Google has released a standalone version of its stock camera app for Android— and it's a significant improvement on its predecessor.<p>The new app, …