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Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …

Goat Simulator is going to be a free MMO

Cult hit <i>Goat Simulator</i> will receive a free expansion later this month that will transform the release into a massively multiplayer online game, developer Coffee Stain Studios revealed today.<p>The new expansion promises to offer faction warfare between goats and sheep, along with numerous quests. …

The PlayStation 4: One Year Later

Nearly 14 million consoles sold...<p>Just over one year ago, on November 15th, 2013, Sony’s PlayStation 4 launched in the United States. It's safe to …

PlayStation 4 Review

A year older, a year wiser<p>PlayStation 4 has been out in the wild for a year now—and it’s been steadily growing since it first hit shelves last …

These programming skills will earn you the most money

<i>This post has been corrected</i><p>If you want to provoke an argument among computer programmers, ask them to pick their favorite coding language or framework. But even more contentious in an environment where engineers literally have agents, is which is the most lucrative.<p>Quora threads on the subject …

Programming

30 PS4 and PS4 Pro tips and tricks for getting the most out of your console

PS4 tips and tricks 2017<p>So, you've got yourself a brand new PS4 and now that it's all set up and running we imagine you want some tips and tricks for …

PS4 Pro

PS4: The Year One Review

Not even the most optimistic Sony executive would have dared imagine the PlayStation 4's extraordinary success during its first year on the market. By October, PS4 sales soared past 13.5 million units in its first eleven months, meaning it is currently outpacing the best selling console of all …

IndieGames.com Handmade Hero wants to teach you how to build a game from the ground up

If you frequent IndieGames.com, chances are you already love playing games. A smaller number of you probably make games yourself, while some may have …

Wanna Learn to Code? Pick One of These Coding Academies

Because the Canadian coding school or “bootcamp” sector is still in its infancy, it’s tough to decipher which programs will ultimately lead to the …

Ruby on Rails

R leaps to #12 in Tiobe language popularity index

The R language has jumped to number 12 in the November 2014 TIOBE Index of programming language popularity. This is R's highest ranking in the …

PlayStation Vue, internet-based cable TV-like service, coming to PS3, PS4 and more

Sony is bringing an internet-based television service, PlayStation Vue, to PlayStation consoles and other devices later this year, the company announced today.<p>"PlayStation Vue reinvents the traditional viewing experience so your programming effortlessly finds you, enabling you to watch much more of …

Coming Soon: Autocomplete For Programmers

DARPA wants to find a way to avoid writing the same code over and over.<p>Technology often seems to anticipate our needs: your phone offers to complete your words before you've finished typing it, for example, or Google tries to figure out what you want to search for after just a word or two. It's …

Injustice: Gods Among Us for PlayStation 4 Heading to PlayStation Plus Lineup in December

While there aren’t many fighting games available for Sony and Microsoft’s latest home consoles at this point in time, one in particular is set to …

A Massive New Public Transit System For Car-Obsessed, Oil-Rich Qatar

In a nation where a gallon of gasoline is cheaper than bottled water, a city looks to lure its citizens from their cars and cool them from the searing desert heat.<p>A gallon of gas in the oil-rich country of Qatar costs less than a dollar, and sprawling local roads have been designed for cars, not …

Cost of Living Is Really All About Housing

Places where the rent really is too damn high.<p>No question about it: how much money it takes to make ends meet varies dramatically across the country. It takes a whole lot more money to get by in New York, San Francisco, Boston, or D.C. than, say, Pittsburgh or even Portland.<p>These differences boil …

Where Americans Really Earn the Most from Their Paychecks

New Yorkers may earn more, but don't they get less bang for their buck?<p>The amount of money workers make varies substantially across America's cities and metros. Aside from differences in productivity and compensation, there are considerable differences in cost of living. This is why it may be …

Follow a Real New York Taxi's Daily Slog

Thirty days, 30 random cabbie journeys based on actual location data.<p>To stand on a downtown Manhattan street corner is to be immersed in a ruckus of taxis, all madly gunning around like a school of mechanical fish. If you were to pick one from the group and ride it for a day, where exactly in the …

Design Your Own Fantasy Bus System for Real-World Cities

And get an estimate of how much each line would cost to run.<p>Remember Mini Metro, the addicting game that lets you design your own subway system? Well, now we have TransitMix, a new tool that lets you mock up your own bus lines. And whereas MinI Metro takes place in a hypothetical world, TransitMix …

The 5 U.S. Counties Where Racial Diversity Is Highest—and Lowest

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Real life is the game that – literally – <i>everyone</i> is playing. But it can be tough. This is your guide.<p>Basics<p>You might not realise, but real life is a …

Carmelo Anthony's nationally televised Christmas nap is now a Photoshop contest

What do star players dream about as their team is getting pummelled at home on Christmas Day?<p>Carmelo Anthony's nap during the Thunder-Knicks game …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

From Queens, ideas for an expanded subway system - Second Ave. Sagas

The 1939 plans for the IND Second System would have expanded the subways to the far reaches of Queens.<p>New York City’s local races — of which there …

Link: 100 ways to improve the subway - Second Ave. Sagas

Redesigned exit signs could enhance subway wayfinding. (Via Improve The Subway)<p><b>The Website:</b> Improve the Subway<p><b>Concept:</b> Randy Gregory, a Masters …

New York's Bike Share Is Brilliant, And Every Complaint About It Is Bogus

The Wall Street Journal made a splash last week with a video in which editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz managed to bring up just about every gripe we've heard voiced about bike share, and cyclists in general.<p>Let's note that cycling reduces medical costs and eases the burden on our country's …

Bicyclists still don't have their fair share of road space in New York City