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Google presses start on Twitch competitor YouTube Gaming

<i>UPDATED Aug. 26 1:06 p.m. ET</i>: Google informs <i>Mashable</i> that the two mobile apps are viewing experiences only, meaning they don't stream content <i>from</i> the …

I want to be significant | A BOOK A MONTH ~ FOLLOWED TO THE LETTER

Tony Robbins, aka my boyfriend, reckons that there are six basic human needs that drive absolutely everything we do. Here they are:<p><b>Need 1:</b> …

Happiness

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …

Obama Contends with Congressional Back-Seat Drivers on Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines jet is shot down over the Ukraine and Congress is, of course, full of back-seat foreign policy advice for President Obama. The …

Foreign Policy

World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.<p>The <i>Financial Times</i> reported that in a speech at a conference in Paraguay, Slim advocated a radical change in the …

A Colorful Minimalist Series of Flat-Shadowed Icons Depicting Famous ‘Star Wars’ Characters

Lisbon, Portugal artist Filipe Carvalho created a colorful minimalist series of flat-shadowed icons that depict famous characters from the <i>Star Wars</i> …

Graphic Design

Best Practices for Maximizing Revenue in Free-to-Play Games - Josh Burns from 6Waves

Josh Burns, Associate Director of Product at 6waves, presented at our SF Game Monetization event on May 9th, 2012. Check out the SF Game Monetization meetup: http://www.meetup.com/SFGameMonetization/<p>In this presentation, Josh shares his learnings from working on hit Facebook games such as Kingdoms …

Circle wants to be your friendly neighborhood bitcoin bank

The implosion and subsequent liquidation of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox last month played to the worst fears about digital currencies. Confusing to use and volatile as a store of value, bitcoin has also been the frequent target of hackers, thieves, and incompetent businessmen. Despite bitcoin’s appeal …

TEAM FORTRESS 2 ♦ F2P-SHOOTER ♦ Let's Test Team Fortress 2 [1/2]

The Risks Of Risk Reduction: Why AAA Methods - And Studios - Fail At F2P

<i>“Risk cannot be created or destroyed – it can only be converted into other kinds of risk”</i><p>This rephrasing of the first law of thermodynamics comes from Nicholas Lovell, speaking at the F2P (Free to play) Summit in London’s glamorous* Shoreditch.<p>Lovell is a business analyst, and both a consultant on …

The Super Mario Bros Learn The Hard Way Why You Shouldn’t Break Blocks With Your Head

Pete Holmes dips into his College Humor / Dorkly past to bring this cautionary tale to the Mushroom Kingdom. It seems that in all of these years, Mario and Luigi never really thought about the consequences of breaking blocks with their heads.<p>Well this video provides an answer as the plumbing …

Xtribeando en Queretaro #FGX

A Night With Simon Sinek

OnLive creator's next project could put an end to cellular reception woes

Remember Steve Perlman? The serial entrepreneur has moved on from OnLive's messy transition and launched an enterprise called Artemis, with the lofty goal of fixing the cellular congestion plaguing modern carriers. Called pCell, it works by forcing frequencies that normally interfere and bog down a …

Kidizen Lets Parents Buy & Sell Kids’ “Pre-Loved” Clothing And Other Items Via Their iPhones

A new iOS application called Kidizen is launching a mobile, peer-to-peer marketplace allowing parents to buy and sell their children’s clothing, toys, shoes and other easily shippable accessories. By offering parents the option to ship items directly to the buyers themselves, sellers can retain …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Animation