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People aren’t using smart meters for one main reason

The UK government wants every home to have a smart meter by 2020 but with only two years to go, it’s not going to be easy.<p>So far, there have only …

Smart Meter

11 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

<b>• If you're wondering how to interview for a job, these tips</b> <b>can help you really take your interview game to the next level.</b><p><b>• From slowing down your speech to doing your homework when it comes to salary, these strategies will pay off in your next job interview.</b><p>Okay, you've wowed your potential …

Employment

‘Super Mario 64’ is an online multiplayer game thanks to hero modders

<i>Super Mario 64</i> turned 21 years old back in June, but the classic title lives on in the hearts and minds of players. A new fan project has taken that collective nostalgia to another level with a downloadable version of the game allowing up to 24 friends to play through the (formerly) single-player …

Retrogaming

Good/Bad Product Manager

Wildbit’s take on the classic good/bad role exercise.<p>When I joined Wildbit as Product Manager for Postmark I had to unlearn a few things I thought I …

Product Management

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Let’s talk about Product Management

I spent over a decade as a product manager at a number of different companies. One thing I realized was how little we talked about the job of product …

5 Videos every Product Manager should watch

As a new director of product at Clarizen, I wanted to learn more about the role of the Product Manager and about PM best practices. Through thorough …

Product Management

What, exactly, is a Product Manager?

I often get asked what a product manager is. What do they do? Where do they come from? Why do they like sharpies so much?<p>In his book Inspired, Marty …

Making Good Decisions as a Product Manager

While product managers may not build the actual product, they do produce something very tangible for a team: <i>decisions</i>.<p><i>July 23 update: in retrospect</i> …

Product Management

Want to get into product management? Here’e exactly how to do it…

There has never been a more exciting time to become a product manager in the digital or technology industry.<p>The tech industry is booming with more …

Product Management

‘Silicon Valley’ Revealed As Dark, Horrifying Psychological Thriller in Fan-Made Trailer — Watch

Zach Woods' Jared goes from lovable CFO to likely killer awfully quick in this clever re-cut.<p>Season 4 of “Silicon Valley” saw multiple characters …

Getting started with RetroPie on Raspberry Pi

You have RetroPie installed onto a micro SD card and you’re ready to roll. After this, <b>getting started with RetroPie on Raspberry Pi</b> was quite a …

When Would a Zombie Lose Its Penis?

It's more complicated than you'd think.<p>The zombies who feast on the cast of <i>The Walking Dead</i> are beginning to fall apart. When the outbreak started, …

“Love” and the rise of the bigendered sitcom

Judd Apatow’s “Love” on Netflix upends the gender dynamics of the modern rom-com<p>There’s an episode midway through the first season of Netflix’s Judd Apatow-produced rom-com series “Love,” in which dorky Guy (series writer and co-creator Paul Rust) squirms through an awkward first date with the …

How to add Google’s Voice Assistant to Alexa on the Amazon Echo and Fire TV

Create a free Amazon AWS account at https://aws.amazon.com. You will need to enter credit card information when signing up, but just select the free …

The Best Controllers for Retro Gaming

Whether you’re playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac, or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some …

Retrogaming

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

Raspberry Pi

Siri brews coffee and even starts a party thanks to a $150 DIY home automation setup

Apple’s virtual personal assistant Siri started a revolution. Shortly after the feature was released, every other big consumer tech company jumped on …

Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino Pi

Introduction: Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino & Pi<p>About: I love home automation. I hate home automation. More About electronichamsters »<p>[EDIT] I …

The automated home is a mess

We've been promised the smart home for decades and always been disappointed, but we're told that this time is different.<p>The smart home - a home where …

Home Automation

EDF Energy HeatSmart Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the EDF Energy HeatSmart?<p>This Netatmo product is a combination of two smart devices and a companion app. Together they bypass your central …

Home automation with your Pi – Part 1

<b>We regularly talk about how the Raspberry Pi is the perfect little computer to have around the house doing work that requires just enough computing</b> …

Home Automation — Is it Time to Dive In?

The Internet of Things. Smart houses. Home automation. Call it what you like, there’s lots of buzz surrounding these topics. I’ve been a home …

'The Walking Dead' is finally going to answer a question fans have had for a long time

<b>Warning: If you're not caught up with the season finale of "Fear the Walking Dead," there are spoilers ahead!</b><p>Between "The Walking Dead" comic series, …

PlayStation Vita TV hack gives you a way to play more games

If you have a PlayStation TV collecting dust in a cabinet somewhere, this might make it useful again. A user called "mr.gas" from the Hackinformer forum has detailed how you can tweak the device to play games that it's currently not compatible with. The best thing about the procedure is it's …

Raspberry Pi Home Theater Streams Netflix, Amazon And Your Movie Collection (video)

Anyone who enjoys building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC might be interested in a project that has been published by DIY Tryin.<p>The …

Billy Connolly: his 36 funniest, wisest quotes

Lessons In Manliness from Fight Club | The Art of Manliness

<i>“The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.”</i><p>Today we’re gonna break the first rule with aplomb. Hey, everyone else does too. …