Jacob Haag

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Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

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Art Collectors' Mindsets Are Moving from Physical to Digital Art

As Neon Mob illustrates, it's the digital age, and that means art galleries and collectors are seeing a reshaping of the art world<p>Most art galleries …

Art

Microsoft Hyperlapse creates smooth time-lapse videos on Windows and Android

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Drug-buying robot cleared of all charges

When does a robot want to buy ecstasy pills? When it's part of an art installation about the deep web, the portion of the internet not indexed by most search engines. Random Darknet Shopper by Switzerland-based art group !Mediengruppe Bitnik was recently displayed as an installation as part of …

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40 Digital Paintings to Nurture Growing Artists

Digital painting is quite similar to traditional painting, except that instead of using some paint and canvas, you would create your masterpiece in a …

What New Augmentations We'd Like to See in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been announced, and sees Adam Jensen, a man brimming with mechanical augmentations, return as the playable character. Two years have passed since the previous game, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, so in that time it's safe to assume some brand new augmentation technology has …

Android apps to run on Windows, Macs and Linux

<b>Google has released a tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser.</b><p>Called Arc Welder, the tool acts as a wrapper around Android apps so they can run on Windows, OSX and Linux machines.<p>The software expands the places that Android apps can run and might make it …

Dragons of Tarkir - Intro Pack: Enlightened Mastery (U/W)

New Year's Snowfall Turns Grand Canyon into Winter Wonderland

A flurry of snow on New Year's Eve turned the Grand Canyon into a winter wonderland overnight, coating the entire landscape in a magnificent blanket of white. Stunning photos shared by the Grand Canyon National Park Service show breathtaking views of the iconic landmark covered from top to bottom …

Vintage Cars Glimmer with Stunning Reflections in Hyper-Realistic Painting Series

Cheryl Kelley's captivating paintings depict vintage cars with stunningly real reflections. The artist uses smooth canvases painted with high-gloss varnish to achieve the nearly photographic effect. In fact, she classifies her work as “photo-based realism,” deriving paintings from pictures she …

Polygon's Games of the Year 2014 #3: Dark Souls 2

I'm pretty sure <i>Dark Souls 2</i> is impossible.<p>Not, like, in terms of mechanical difficulty — though it sometimes feels that way — but rather, it seems impossible that the thing exists at all.<p><i>Dark Souls 2</i> is, pound for pound, the biggest game I played all year, but after 60 hours of white-knuckle …

30 best Android games for your new phone

<i>Be sure to also check out our picks for essential Android tablets as well as our recommendations for iPhones and iPads.</i><p>It’s Christmas Day, and I’m betting that many of you just unwrapped a brand-new Nexus 6, Samsung Galaxy S5, or other Android phone. That means it’s time for games!<p>Like Santa, we’ve …

Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

Hitting level 100 in World of Warcraft feels like a major life event

I spent my Sunday afternoon this past weekend doing two things simultaneously: waiting in a virtual line with 5,000 other people to play <i>World of Warcraft</i>, and spending time with my fiancé and our 15-month-old child. At the intersection between these two activities, something strange occurred to me: …

15 Photos That Will Convince You That Iceland Belongs on Another Planet

With huge volcanoes, erupting geysers, grand glaciers, and majestic waterfalls, Iceland has a little something for everyone. Particularly for photographers, however, Iceland is like a dream. The Nordic country, that lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, is one of the most sparsely …

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EA used Polaroids and a physical sandbox to design levels in Medal of Honor: European Assault

It’s a development term you may have heard before: the design document. But one game-making consultant believes that if you have an idea of what your game is but keep it in Microsoft Word or a physical binder, it’s probably not going to do you any good.<p>Developers should put their design documents …

'Bloodborne' continues to look terrifying, definitely has blood

Maybe you’ve heard of From Software. It’s a studio famous for games with the word “Souls” in them. If you ask anyone about these games, they’ll …

Bungie Makes a Google Street View Version of Destiny

If you can’t wait for Bungie’s highly-anticipated Destiny game to come out next week, the studio has some new content for you. Built using Google Street View technology, the new Destiny Planet View website lets you peruse the game environments on Mars, Venus and the Moon.<p>The interactive tool offers …

The amazing real-world Assassin's Creed Unity parkour run and how it was created

In <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> you can play with up to three friends as master assassins in the French Revolution. In this video, you see four parkour experts taking on those roles as they chase French guards in period costumes through a modern, and slightly confused, Paris.<p>The video was sponsored by …

Russia spotted editing Wikipedia page about downed Malaysia Airlines jet

A Twitter bot that keeps watch on Wikipedia pages edited by those inside the Russian government spotted major changes to an entry about yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed all 298 people on board. <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that a Russian language page about Boeing 777 …

Popcorn Time for Android Gets Chromecast Support

Torrent-streaming platform Popcorn Time already has the movie industry quaking in its proverbial boots, with a cross-platform service that streams video content via torrents in real-time. It’s like Netflix, except its peer-to-peer (P2P), offers infinitely more content, and has very questionable …

LG Created A Flexible Display That Can Roll Up Like A Newspaper

The flexible panel has a resolution of 1200 x 810 pixels and can be rolled up into a tube-like shape with a radius of 3 cm.<p>While you can't purchase the bendy display for yourself quite yet, the new display panel will act as precursor to future "rollable" TVs, according to TomsHardware.<p>"We are …

cPulse Is An Android Smartphone Case That Packs 128 Multicoloured And Programable LED Lights

As smartphone makers look to bring innovation even to the backside of our phones, adding all sorts of extra functionality to otherwise dormant real-estate, it’s perhaps no surprise to see third-party case-makers think along similar lines. But Codlight’s cPulse, which kicks off its Kickstarter …

Watch Dogs tips: A guide to enjoying the game as fast as possible

<i>Watch Dogs</i>, at its best, is a playground for hijinks.<p>Take for example, an unscripted sequence where I managed to trap a convoy in an intersection by hacking the traffic lights and security pylons, then detonate an entire block with improvised explosive devices, then escape by triggering a blackout …

Watch Dogs Tips - A guide to enjoying the game as fast as possible

The real-life hacking behind Watch Dogs' virtual world

It starts out simply. One day, you're scrolling through the Naval Criminal Investigative Service database, identifying a perp's body when an alert flashes red on your monitor. "<i>INTRUSION DETECTED</i>," it screams. You're getting hacked and there's only one solution: Call your bumbling partner over and …

Microsoft opens up preorders for new Surface Pro 3

Those of you jazzed about the new Surface Pro 3 tablet can now preorder it.<p>At an event in New York City on Tuesday, Microsoft touted the new 12-inch tablet as a device designed to replace your laptop. Outfitted with a kickstand and equipped with stylus support, the Surface Pro 3 is packed with a …

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