Jacob Prokell

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“Why the f*** would I use Yelp?” Investor Bets $5,000 Yelp Will Fail

New York consultant and angel investor Peter Shankman is betting $5,000 Yelp will go out of business or change its operating model by August 2015.<p>Angel investor and publicity guru Peter Shankman is betting $5,000 that Yelp will go out of business or change its operating model in the next two years. …

8 bit, 16 bit or 32 bit?

When it comes to the technology that surrounds digital photography I’m really not interested in how things work. All I want to know what things work …

Tutorials

Computer Program That Can Tell If You’re a Hipster

Hipsters are similar to pornography. They’re both difficult to define, but people recognize it when they see it.<p>Can a piece of software do the same …

Austin City Limits Festival Shares Schedule

Austin City Limits has shared the program for this year's festival, which runs two weekends, October 4-6 and October 11-13. The schedule is mostly consistent between the two weekends, and, as usual, there are some conflicting sets.<p>Overlaps for both Fridays include Purity Ring, Depeche Mode, and …

Austin City Limits 2013’s 5 Most Wrenching Set-Time Conflicts

Austin City Limits has expanded to two weekends this year, and the lineup includes Atoms for Peace, Depeche Mode, the Cure, Phoenix, Wilco, Kendrick …

New Albums

Dave Matthews Band Violinist Lost $400K in Embezzlement Plot

Assistant faces 30 years in prison<p>The personal assistant and financial manager to Dave Matthews Band violinist Boyd Tinsley has admitted to …

Violin

Articles about material focus concrete on Dwell.com - Dwell

With a history dating back as far as the Roman Empire, concrete sometimes conjures up stark images of Brutalist structures from a...<p>After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron …

Furniture Design

Bringing Light To Life In Photoshop

Frank Turner: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Cage The Elephant - Back Against The Wall

Modern Gods (2010) - A Short Film [ By F.C.Rabbath ]

Disconnected (2010) - A Short Film [ By F.C.Rabbath ]

Coasts - Oceans

Photoshop tutorial on dispersion effect

Neil Innes: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Streetlight Manifesto - The Three of Us (formerly "NEW SONG!!!!") [Warped Tour 2012]

Mount Kimbie: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Chris Thile and Michael Daves: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

New York City

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Video: Sense and stock Android will soon be able to run on the same HTC One

HTC’s Sense user interface offers more functionality and features than stock Android, but some people love the simplicity and customization options …

HTC One mini pictured again, said to include dual-core CPU, 4.3-inch display

A new report may reveal the specs for the rumored HTC One mini smartphone. According to <i>AndroidNext</i>, the handset will be equipped with a 4.3-inch 720p …

Forget full HD – displays with even higher resolution coming soon to smartphones

As Apple prepares to refresh its flagship iPhone with a Retina display that packs the same pixel density as the panel that started the resolution …

iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner may be embedded in the display

A recently published Apple patent may reveal the technology behind the fingerprint scanner the company is rumored to include in the upcoming iPhone …

Windows Phone has now finally extinguished Symbian at Nokia

While quarterly losses and dropping handset ASPs gobbled up all the headlines surrounding Nokia’s earnings report on Thursday, there is another …

Online TV gets legitimate as Netflix makes Emmy history

The questions about whether online content distributors can deliver compelling shows on par with what we see on broadcast and cable channels have …

Retina iPad mini sequel may launch this year after all

It’s been a bit of a roller coaster lately for anyone who’s been waiting for news on the Retina-equipped iPad mini sequel, as some reports have …

Apple issues fix for MacBook Air Wi-Fi bug and screen flickering problems

Apple on Thursday issued a software update for its latest 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air computers to fix issues with the screen and improve Wi-Fi …

New Samsung Galaxy Note III specs emerge

While some specs for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note III smartphone have been confirmed on the vendor’s own website, the upcoming new flagship phablet …