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Five Places to Go in San Francisco

Bayview is a neighborhood removed in San Francisco — out toward the old Candlestick Park, in the city’s southeastern reaches. It’s been relatively untouched by the tech boom and the accompanying high rises that pepper the rest of the city. But the neighborhood, home to a tight-knit community of …

San Francisco

ETFs and Getting Rich in the Stock Market

Here are your morning reads.<p>Here are your Thursday morning train reads:<p>• Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas (New York Times)<p>• It’s Not ETFs That Need Testing. It’s Investors (BloombergView)<p>• How Fortunes are Made in the Stock Market (Safalniveshak)<p>• Look Inside the DeVos Family …

Stock Markets

Sell your stuff with these apps that replace garage sales

The sweltering heat is here and the icy lemonade is flowing — yep, it’s definitely summer. If you wrapped up your spring cleaning with a room full of random stuff you don’t need anymore — but is just too good to throw out! — a garage sale might be next up on your list of to-do’s.<p>But c’mon, it’s …

Apps

Thanks to a little-known airline hack, traveling around the world could be cheaper than you realize

I'll admit, I had nearly written off the possibility of booking an around the world trip and visiting a handful of countries in one fell swoop for fear that I'd never land on a total airline fare I could stomach.<p>Then I learned about the Round-the-World (RTW) ticket, a program offered by the major …

Over 90% of Americans Make This 401(k) Mistake

We all know that participating in a company-sponsored 401(k) can be instrumental in saving for retirement. Not only that, but we're encouraged to max out our contributions year after year to take advantage of compounding and grow our nest eggs in time for retirement. But while saving as much as …

So You Got a New Camera for the Holidays, Now What?

Every year, without fail, I’ll get a handful of emails and Facebook messages from friends and family asking me how to use the new camera they got for …

Shutter Speed

If the Stock Market Is Making You Nervous, Here's Where to Put Your Money

Smart ways to invest over the long haul, despite recent market jitters.<p>The start of this year wasn't an ideal advertisement for investing in the stock market, with worries over oil prices and the global economy sparking prolonged selloffs. But investing is still a great way to boost your wealth …

Investing

Here's the best way to make every photo you snap beautiful — on any device

Photography is hard. And all the jabber out there doesn't make it easier.<p>If you read some blogs, you'll end up believing that it's impossible to get a good shot unless you're working in manual mode. Some insist you only <i>ever</i> shoot RAW files. Others obsess over finding the perfect camera. And all of …

60 of the best Android apps from 2015

This year was full of excellent app releases for Android and we found tons of tools to trick out your device for work and play.<p>If you’re looking for some quality apps for your new phone or want to breathe new life into your old one, our list of the best apps from this year has you covered.<p><i>Prefer</i> …

Google Photos Gets Easy-To-Use Shared Albums

Since breaking off into its own product, Google Photos has been on a bit of a roll as far as adding new features quickly. One such feature is rolling out today — shared albums. I’ve been playing around with the feature that was originally announced back at Google’s event in September for about a …

Google Photos

Tutorial part 4: Adding JIT

Tutorial part 4: Adding JIT-compilation to a toy interpreter¶<p>In this example we construct a “toy” interpreter, and add JIT-compilation to it.<p>Our toy …

Einstein's election riddle: are you in the two per cent that can solve it?

Last month I blogged about a logic puzzle that had gone viral in Singapore. My posts on Cheryl’s birthday problem attracted more readers than anything I have ever written before: more than five million views. For a couple of days they were the most popular stories across the entire Guardian website.<p>…

Viral