Ádám Kovács

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Fortnite Is the Unstoppable Free Game You Should Be Playing Right Now

The weird, scandalous story of the game to beat in 2018.<p>This might blow your mind, but one of the most popular games in the world right now is a free one. <i>Fortnite</i> is a free-to-play game with a history that's very funny and kind of dirty, a game that's found tremendous success by pivoting from its …

The top 10 breakthrough technologies and the key players leading the charge, according to MIT Technology Review

Every fall, MIT Technology Review's editors get together to begin the months-long process of reviewing their coverage. The goal? To create a list of the top ten technological advances from the last year that will have the greatest longterm global impact on consumers.<p>While the editors do give key …

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson reacts to the backlash and addresses the movie's most shocking moments

<b>WARNING: Spoilers below if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."</b><p><i>It's getting into the evening hours in Los Angeles on the first full day "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is in theaters. Rian Johnson, the director of the biggest movie of the year, has not stopped moving for a week.</i><p><i>First Los Angeles</i> …

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The $2 Blood, Sweat, and Pixels eBook explores the turbulent world of making video games

Amazon has discounted dozens of Kindle books during a huge one-day sale, including some great reads like <i>Blood, Sweat, and Pixels</i> for $1.99. That's a …

24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

Apple iPhone X review: This changes everything

The iPhone, reborn<p>The iPhone X changes everything.<br>But the future is in good hands.<p>The iPhone, reborn<p>The iPhone X changes everything.<br>But the future is …

How South Park Made Its Brand of Production Hell Work for The Fractured But Whole

Last-minute deadlines have never stopped South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker from getting things done, even when their own bodies won’t …

Assassin's Creed Origins: how Ubisoft painstakingly recreated ancient Egypt

Ubisoft has enlisted leading Egyptologists, historians and hieroglyphics-deciphering AI to create an authentic experience of the age of Cleopatra<p>In 49 BCE Cleopatra ascended to the Egyptian throne amid enormous geopolitical upheaval and radical change. With the final war of the Roman Republic …

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8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

Quench your thirst for tech with these refreshingly good newsletters

Tech is exciting and awesome, but it’s also incredibly fast. You want to stay up to date on what is happening in the thrilling world of technology (that’s why you read TNW), but sometimes you just can’t get enough.<p>One of the easiest ways to keep up and learn about various news, thoughts, and …

Autonomous driving is here, and it’s going to change everything

Welcome to the hands-free world.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published on</i> <i>Medium</i><i>.</i><p><i>A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a working group of economists and climate change experts in Norway about what’s happening right now in autonomous driving — how fast it’s likely to go mainstream, the effects it</i> …

How artificial intelligence learns to be racist

Simple: It’s mimicking us.<p>Open up the photo app on your phone and search “dog,” and all the pictures you have of dogs will come up. This was no easy feat. Your phone knows what a dog “looks” like.<p>This and other modern-day marvels are the result of machine learning. These are programs that comb …

7 books that will give you the tech knowledge you need to start a business

And every college kid dreams of becoming a tech billionaire. There's a certain 'hollywoodization' of entrepreneurship.<p>It's also much easier to start a business. Throw up a website using one of the many templates out there, host it on Amazon Web Services or GoDaddy, find a problem you think exists, …

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

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How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

The 25 Most Expensive Cars from the Year’s Biggest Collector-Car Auction Weekend

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Read These 3 Books to Harvest Your Creativity in 2017 | Inc.com

Enter the new year resolved to continuously cultivate your creativity. Why? Because creativity is the fundamental means to discovery, reinvention and attunement. It is a "chaordic system" consisting of randomness (the "chaos") and structure (the "order") that leads to innovative outcomes. The …

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Fifa: the video game that changed football

Fifa belongs to a select group of titles familiar to people who have no interest in gaming – or even real football. What’s the secret of its success?<p>Jan Tian stood in nervous silence in the departure hall of Beijing Capital International Airport. Beside him, his sister held an envelope containing a …

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34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

The Best And Worst Branding Of 2016

We revisit the highs, the lows, the most-Tweeted about. Here are our picks for the best and worst identity design this year.<p>It has never been harder to design a good visual identity. Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. …