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Lemire County #2: July 2018

Welcome to Lemire County, our new monthly look at the creator-owned work of one of our favorite comic creators, Jeff Lemire. Not only will this be a …

Graphic Novels

You Might Be Tempted to Skip the Cover Letter. If You Want the Job, Write It | Inc.com

A friend who recently hired me to rewrite her resume asked if I'd also look over her cover letter once she'd written it. Of course, I told her. But do you even need it? With computers scanning resumes for keywords, I wondered and decided to do some unofficial research. I posted this question to my …

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

The 100 Books Every Man Should Read

Books for men aren't all about DIY and fast cars, from mind-altering works of fiction and life-affirming autobiographies to stylish coffee table …

Books

Universities of Britain: cosying up to crypto is a bad look

Imperial College London and eToro have published a joint report, and we can't see how it's not just PR.

The Best Free DVD Rippers

Too many DVDs lying around? Need a way to turn them digital? You can turn them into digital files with the right software. These three programs will …

Software

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

How We Watch Soccer Now

The World Cup shows how money and media saturation have changed the nature of fandom.<p>In soccer terms, I am what is known as a “neutral,” someone who loves the sport but doesn’t follow any particular club or team. This comes with certain drawbacks—requiring me, for instance, to devote energy and …

Soccer

Bitcoin Options And Other Tax Dangers

There is considerable talk today about crypto investments for everyone, for individual retirement accounts, via index funds, and more. There are also plenty of crypto-related start-ups, some of which have gotten big and valuable. That means options, crypto bonuses, restricted crypto, etc. All of …

Mt. Gox and the Surprising Redemption of Bitcoin’s Biggest Villain

The moment that would change the history of Mt. Gox came without so much as a beep. Mark Karpelès, the CEO of what until recently had been the …

Everything You Need to Know About Hydrangeas

Without hydrangeas, would summer as we know it exist? From Tokyo to Nantucket, their big, blowsy blooms are synonymous with warm nights and lazy days.<p>…

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

How a Hacker Proved Cops Used a Secret Government Phone Tracker to Find Him

And how it might change what cops can do with our smartphones.<p>On a warm summer’s day in 2008, police spotted a man walking outside his apartment in Santa Clara, California, one of the many bedroom communities spread across Silicon Valley. Undercover FBI officers saw him outside the building and …

Surveillance

The Harrow County Observer: “Done Come Back” (Part III)

Welcome to the Harrow County Observer, Multiversity Comics’ dedicated “Harrow County” column. Regular readers will know the latest arc, ‘Done Come …

The Devil Inside: Watching Rosemary’s Baby in the Age of #MeToo

Fifty years later, the hard truths, feminist overtones, and inescapable demons embedded in Roman Polanski’s 1968 cult film are more relevant than ever before.<p>The year 1968 saw the premieres of four films that are now cult classics, each one dancing with doom. George A. Romero’s <i>Night of the Living</i> …

Comcast may challenge Disney’s purchase of Fox entertainment assets with its own big

MEDIA<p>Comcast may battle Disney over Fox<p>Comcast is ready to go to war with Walt Disney.<p>The cable giant confirmed Wednesday that it may make an offer for a wide swath of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets, a business that Disney has already agreed to buy for roughly $52 billion.<p>The move …

Trump officials weigh 25 percent tax on imported cars to force concessions in NAFTA talks

The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on imported cars in a move that trade analysts said was designed to put pressure on Mexico during the final stages of negotiations for a new North American trade deal.<p>Officials may cite national security grounds to justify a 25 percent tariff on …

Sarah Sanders: It 'Bothers Me' Being Called A Liar

Except the White House press secretary gives false and misleading information all the time.<p>WASHINGTON ― White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says it bugs her when people accuse of her lying to the press.<p>“It certainly bothers me,” she told The New York Times in a Wednesday article. “Because one …

Donald Trump

Trump's lying seems to be getting worse. Psychology suggests there's a reason why.

Between when President Donald Trump assumed office in January 2017 and the end of April, the average number of public false or misleading statements he has made per day has been increasing. According to the Washington Post’s fact checkers on May 1, "for the president’s first 100 days, he averaged …

Psychology

Mueller team's special status could save Virginia Manafort case

An obscure special status obtained by several of special counsel Robert Mueller's attorneys could prevent a judge from ousting Mueller's lawyers from their role in the prosecution of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in federal court in Virginia.<p>Several court filings indicate that when …

Donald Trump Has All the Power

The president’s alarming Sunday tweet could genuinely produce a crisis between the White House, on the one hand, and the Justice Department and the FBI, on the other.<p>Sunday afternoon, President Trump tweeted an extraordinary threat—extraordinary even by the standards of Donald Trump’s norm-busting …

Donald Trump

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You: Peter King Says Farewell to SI’s Monday Morning QB

<b>• Thank you,</b> readers. The way I figure it: I’ve produced about 5.5 million words since 1989—my rough guess is about 4 million words in 21 years of …

Bitcoin exchanges are stepping up their game to lure high-speed traders like Virtu and Citadel

Crypto exchanges are trying to step up their game to lure the fastest traders on Wall Street.<p>These exchanges, which helped shepherd the nascent market for digital currencies through 2017's boom, have been adding customers and making money hand-over-fist. Bloomberg estimates crypto exchanges bring …

Cryptocurrency

Paul Simon vs. the World

Paul Simon felt grateful.<p>It was March 2001, and the occasion was the 16th-annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held at the Waldorf …

“Cult” Classic

Vernon Reid knew it was time to consult his little red notebook. That day in 1987, the guitarist and his bandmates were rehearsing in their loft …

Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to Worst

There shouldn’t be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The idea of a bunch of self-satisfied music-industry fat cats in tuxedos having rock stars assemble …

The top 12 cryptocurrencies and what they are—and aren’t—good for - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin (BTC)<p>Launched: 2009 Market value: $163 billion<p>The strengths: The original crypto­currency, Bitcoin is the largest and most popular blockchain …

Cryptocurrency

Give a Shout Out to Charles Portis and His Extraordinary Novel ‘True Grit'

The Arkansas novelist's classic tale turns 50 this year and looks as fresh and funny as the day it was published. If this is not a great American …

Bitcoin Mining Guide: How To Mine BTC Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Mining Guide: How To Mine BTC Cryptocurrency<p>Bitcoin (BTC) is a new global innovative payment network and the first decentralized digital …