Mike Chenevey

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Pixar Veterans Launch Vellum, An App To Help Authors Craft Pixel Perfect Ebooks

Vellum is an app for the Mac developed by a team led by two Pixar software veterans that are trying to make the process of creating ebooks less painful. The app allows authors to publish ebooks on Apple’s iBookstore, Amazon Kindle and Nook devices, but the advances here are in how the app enables …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Lytro Raises $40 Million to Keep Its Dream of Changing Photography in Focus

Camera startup Lytro is announcing $40 million in new funding that it said will help it move faster and reach its broader goals of reshaping …

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Brilliant But Evil: Gaming Company Fined $1 Million For Secretly Using Players' Computers To Mine Bitcoin

Back in April, an online gamer noticed that his computer seemed to be working harder than it should be given what he had running on it. When he checked his logs, he realized that his computer, much to his surprise, had joined a Bitcoin mining pool in the Czech Republic and was helping someone to …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Nikon Df Is The Latest In That Last Refuge Of The Standalone Camera – Retro Chic

Nikon has introduced a new full-frame camera, and it’s no slouch on paper; with a 39-point AF system, with nine cross-type sensors, burst mode of 5.5 frames per second, a 16.2 megapixel FX0format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 3 image processing, the Nikon Df will keep up with the big boys in terms of …

Microsoft Giving Unity To Indie Developers For Free

There’s a small arms race going on between Xbox One and PS4 in fostering indie games development, which means that both gamers and developers are unequivocally winning. Microsoft just announced that the add-on for powerful game creation tool Unity will be free to any developers registered in the …

Abraham Bowman Gingerbread Beer Finished Bourbon

The fall season is a big one for new bourbon releases, but it's not too often that one of those releases tastes like fall as well. Abraham Bowman …

Fujifilm X-E2 Camera

Whether you're trying to capture fast-moving adventure sports, or your kid's first soccer game, you need a camera that can handle motion without …

Krups Heineken Sub

As part of an attempt to target an emerging market of guys who want to recreate the kind of premium draft beer experience they get at a bar, in their …

Anonymous: 'Topiary' Talks Hacking and Life After LulzSec

“‘Conspiracy to commit computer misuse with intent to disrupt or impair the operation of a computer or computers’,” commenced Jake Davis in front of a packed auditorium at Wired 2013. “This is what I was sent to prison for.”<p>If that just made you blurt out ‘huh?’, you’re not the only one. “Don’t …

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Lagoa Acquires 3D Editor 3DTin

Montreal-based Lagoa has acquired in-browser 3D editor 3DTin. The company announced its acquisition on its blog. 3DTin is used for 3D model and 3D printing.<p>3DTin, like competitors TinkerCAD and Sketchfab, allows you to make 3D models inside your browser window. These models can then be exported for …

Vector Illustrations by Radio

Radio is a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their portfolio has a wide range of styles, but we would like to list …

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“The Walking Dead” Inspires a MOOC

You know how some colleges offer fun, random courses — about the social dynamics of reality television or the poetry of Bob Dylan — that you might …

Bringing Historic Photos to Life

Going through history is such a beautiful learning experience and also very fascinating. We've found some old black and white photos going through …

Superheroes Past & Present Series by Khoa Ho

You can always achieve anything with the right concept and also with the right execution. It is exactly the case for the Superheroes Past & Present …

Android KitKat is the next version of Google's mobile operating system

Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat. Yes, you've read correctly, KitKat, as in the trademarked name of the chocolate candy bar made by Nestle (and licensed by Hershey in the US). A splash page for the new …

Hints for writing secure code

Security and data protection are becoming now more and more popular topics. We are coming into the world where too much information is …

This is why users think your mobile app sucks: a 3-second response time

Our bosom pals over at New Relic know an awful lot about app performance. I mean, it’s their entire job, for Pete’s sake.<p>So when they show you a chart about why most apps are getting poor ratings from users, you tend to pay attention. Here are some stats from the company’s latest blog post:<p>For New …

SimCity Finally Launches on the Mac With Native Version and Cross-Platform Servers

After being delayed for six months, EA has finally released the Mac version of the new <i>SimCity</i>. The game was originally set to come out in February of this year, but EA decided to delay it to "ensure a great experience" for players.<p>EA has repeatedly emphasized that the Mac version of <i>SimCity</i> is not a …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

Programmers without computers

When I started my first job as a programmer, I was surprised how much time my colleagues spent at their computers. Of course a <i>computer</i> programmer …

The top 9+7 things every programmer or architect should know

I recently finished 97 Things every programmer should know. Well to be completely honest I did skim over a couple of the 97, but all and all this was …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …