Curt Strodtbeck

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IBM's Big Data University: Free Online Learning With Over 400,000 Students

It is widely forecasted that a shortage of skills in data science and analytics will mean a great deal of money is wasted through missed opportunities in coming years.<p>Traditional academic establishments have begun to move to fill the gap. However, most courses teaching the hot topic skillsets such …

Big Data

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

Video: Check Out a Surprisingly Simple Nintendo 64 Anti-Aliasing Hack

You just need a GameShark cart and your wits

Retrogaming

How watchOS 3 could fix Apple Watch and end ‘wrist rage’

My biggest gripe with my Apple Watch is not the sluggish hardware, the lack of GPS nor the dependance on my iPhone. These are all problems to be sure. But it is the bad user interface design that often drives me so mad that my force-taps turn into force-thumps of frustration.<p>With an update to the …

Smartwatches

Upper Deck Releasing LEGENDARY Deck Builder For BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA

China

How I Got Interviews at Facebook, Google, Apple, and Uber in One Week

There are 5 steps to getting anywhere you want<p>A few months ago I was looking for a new job. My goal was to get offers from top tech companies, and to get them as soon as possible.<p>I started my search on a Monday, and by that Friday I had interviews lined up with Facebook, Google, Apple, Uber, …

How-To: Find your MacBook’s battery cycle count and learn what it means about its battery life

Recently I noticed that my Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display seemed to be dying at a faster clip. Naturally, I assumed that the battery might be going bad.<p>After checking the battery cycle count, I learned that I was probably wrong about the battery being bad, as the cycle count was still …

Batteries

An Apple Employee Committed Suicide in a Conference Room This Week

The 25-year-old man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at company headquarters in Cupertino.<p>An employee found dead at Apple's Cupertino, California, headquarters on Wednesday had a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, authorities say. CNN Money reports that Santa Clara …

The First Gameplay Of ‘Outlast 2’ Is Here, And It’s As Horrifying As You’d Expect

<i>Outlast</i> was the surprise hit of 2013, and since its release, the indie title has endured as one of the most terrifying games ever made. Full disclosure: I was supposed to review the game for a horror site a few years back, but I legitimately couldn’t finish it because <i>Outlast</i> was just too scary. …

Now Anyone Can Climb Mount Everest in VR

Only 4,000 people have reached the summit of Mount Everest in history, but that number is about to grow exponentially with the advent of virtual …

One of the best boardgames ever is on Steam, and it's great

Twilight Struggle, once called "the best boardgame on the planet" by FiveThirtyEight.com with only mild hyperbole, is the king of period-specific …

Board Games

iSafe Drive Lite (64GB) | The Daily Dot Store

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 0.35"H x 1.3"W x 2.6"L<br>• Weight: 0.02 lb<br>• Material: aluminum & ABS plastic<br>• Finish: brushed aluminum<br>• Battery: 180 …

How to Create an Email Signature With a Logo in OS X Mail

These are instructions on how to create an email signature and add your logo to an email in OS X Mail.<p><b>Step One</b><br>Launch <i>Mail</i> from your Dock.<p><b>Step …

OS X

You can now try the HTC Vive at a few GameStop and Microsoft stores

It's a glorious time. Both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have finally shipped to consumers. Virtual reality, more than any other gadget, is something …

Apple releases hilarious outtakes from Cookie Monster’s iPhone ad

Just a few weeks ago, Apple released an iPhone 6s ad that quickly went viral. Starring the Cookie Monster muppet from <i>Sesame Street</i>, the ad focused on …

The top apps Apple thinks everyone should have on their iPhone

But Apple wants to help. The company recently released a list of the 10 apps, besides its own, that you should have on any new iPhone.<p>These are the essentials, and they range from powerful photo apps to ones designed to keep your accounts safe.<p>Here are Apple's 10 apps everyone should have:

Apps

Apple celebrates 40 years of business with ad-inspired music playlist

Apple continued its 40th anniversary celebration Tuesday with the release of a new Apple Music playlist that collates songs featured in and inspired …

Where Are Sports Video Games in the American eSports Explosion?

Curiously absent in the recent and gigantic uptick of eSports enthusiasm in America, are sports video games. League of Legends’ world championship sold out Staples Center and drew more viewership than The Masters in 2o13, but games such as Madden, FIFA and NBA 2K have not yet begun to approach that …

Apple is flying a pirate flag over its headquarters — here's why

Friday is the 40th anniversary of Apple's founding, and to celebrate, Apple flew a pirate flag over its headquarters.<p>Here's why: The pirate flag has a special place in Apple's history. During a 1983 meeting, CEO Steve Jobs told the Macintosh team:<p>1. "Real artists ship."<br>2. "It's better to be a …

Steve Wozniak on an Apple backdoor: 'bad people are going to find their way to it'

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything Q&A, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has added more of his thoughts to the debate stirred by Apple and the FBI. As the government and Wozniak's former company continue their legal battle over an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, Wozniak writes in defense …

Building a (sub-$1000) Hackintosh that meets the Oculus Rift hardware requirements – Part II

In part I of our Hackintosh tutorial, we discussed our choice of hardware and the reasons behind those decisions. The main goal was to create a machine that had enough power to meet the Oculus Rift hardware requirements.<p>In this follow-up tutorial, we’ll show you the entire software install process …

Linux

iKlips DUO USB Lightning Flash Drive for iOS, Mac and PC

Following original iKlips released last year, Adam Elements has announced iKlips DUO, its latest USB Lightning flash drive for iOS, Mac and PC. Need …

iLuv mySight 2K HD Home Security Camera Boasts Cloud Recording, Motion and Noise Detection and More

With its motion and noise detection iLuv’s mySight home security camera guards your home or office, and it has the ability to deliver you 2K HD video …

EverQuest Next gets canceled because it “wasn’t fun”

Online games have been around for a while, but EverQuest gave birth to the MMO as we know it. Yes, Ultima Online did come first, but I’d argue that …

Online Life

Galaxy S7 edge iFixit teardown: just as terrible to repair

Smartphones are getting more sophisticated and also more intricate. While these initially translate to a better consumer experience, down the line, …

Building a (sub-$1000) Hackintosh that meets the Oculus Rift hardware requirements – Part I

Back at the beginning of March, Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey made controversial statements about Apple’s hardware, specifically the inability of any Mac in Apple’s entire lineup of computers to handle the graphics needs of the upcoming Oculus Rift. At one point in time, Oculus had support for OS X in …

Computer Hardware

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

The Woz Shares His Thoughts on the San Bernardino iPhone Case With Conan

- Mar 8, 2016<p>Apple co-founder Steve “The Woz” Wozniak, who is never afraid to share his opinion on all things Apple, appeared on the popular TBS …

Yoink: A great utility for moving files around OS X [Video]

Yoink is a utility available on the Mac App Store that I find to be extremely useful. When you begin dragging a file on a Mac with Yoink installed, the utility’s interface appears on the side of the screen. Yoink serves as a temporary holding area for files on your Mac as you move them between …

Operating Systems