Brandon Rudyk

13 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | 9 Following | 1 Follower | @brandonrudy2014 | Keep up with Brandon Rudyk 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 “Brandon Rudyk”

Elegant Vintage-Inspired Packaging and Logos

Good South, a North-Carolina-based husband-and-wife design team, has a knack for producing delightful vintage-themed packaging and logo designs. …

Amazon’s Echo and the smart TVs that are listening to and watching everything you do

Amazon’s Echo defies easy description. Actually, that’s not quite true: the easy way to describe it is “creepy as hell”. What’s trickier is explaining what it is.<p>The Echo <i>(below)</i> is a 20cm-tall black cylinder, that sits in your home and listens to everything you do. You will want it to do this, if …

How traders track Twitter to beat the market

In a world where information is plentiful and abundant, traders are always trying to make money by finding that hidden advantage. Many are betting that 140 characters is all it takes to beat the market.<p>Some professionals in the world of high finance are relying on Twitter and other social media to …

Teepee-Inspired Home Office 'Nooks' Double as a Personal Raft

Most of Antony Gibbon's gorgeous designs rely on natural material such as wood, which he also used for his latest rustic cabin project inspired by …

Rustic

Oculus Rift is the latest weapon in the Defense Department's fight against cyberattacks

The military’s army of hackers may soon use Oculus Rift to fight the cyberwar.<p>The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), basically the Q to the U.S. Department of Defense’s James Bond, is experimenting with using the Oculus Rift headset (as Wired first reported). It wants its crew of …

How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 1)

I started writing stories this year – short fiction and a couple of novellas so far – and I’ve found I need to make a lot of notes. The iPhone is pretty great for this, as you’d expect, but not always: Sometimes it’s just not appropriate to tap away on a cellphone, and sometimes you might want to …

Note-Taking

2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Do you wonder how your peers are using social media?<p>Wondering if you should focus on Instagram or podcasting, or put more effort into blogging?<p>In our …

6 Ways to Use Embedded Tweets to Help Your Business

Are you looking for creative ways to embed tweets on your website?<p>Do you want to show off your customer’s kind words about your business?<p>Since …

Flooding In Balkans Kills Dozens, Threatens Power Supply

The worst flooding on record in the Balkans has killed dozens of people and now threatens a power plant that is Serbia's main source of electricity.<p>Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes from rising waters in Serbia, Bosnia and parts of Croatia. Thousands more remain …

Ukraine minorities worry as Russia claims troop pullout

DONETSK, Ukraine — Jews and other minorities in eastern Ukraine are worried they will become targets if their region gains autonomy and falls under greater influence from Moscow.<p>"Two months ago, we had a European style of life here," said Leonid Krasnopolkshy of Donetsk, where militants are …

Epic 360-degree selfie will give you wanderlust

By attaching a GoPro camera to a long stick, extreme adventurer Alex Chacón documented himself in an astonishing 360-degree video selfie that spans more than 36 countries. In it, he features himself around an impressive list of exotic sites, including the Taj Mahal and the Maya Pyramids of Chichen …