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I Lived Out Of My Car For Four Months To Join The Tech Revolution

<i>Varner wrote about his experiences on Quora in March 2013. Recently, he provided Business Insider with an introduction to that Quora post explaining what he's been doing since he stopped calling his 2004 Honda Civic home.</i><p>Two years ago, I jumped head-first into the Silicon Valley tech world. Armed …

Honda Civic

Here's your new starter bike: the Honda CB300F

Small, cheap, and good.<p>An able commuter and a great first bike, the Honda CBR300R had a fair fight on its hands with the equally capable parallel-twin Kawasaki Ninja 300. The new CB300F, though, should open up that gap a little. Hatched from the repli-racer shell of its CBR300R sibling, the Honda …

Analytics in action: a billion to one (Part 2)

<i>This sponsored post is produced by DeltaDNA.</i><p>In part one of this series, we looked at the techniques a game publisher or developer might deploy to transform the billions of in-game events generated each day into powerful actionable insights. In this installment, we’re going even deeper, looking at …

Recall The Silver Age Of Coin-Op Gaming With “Coin”

There was a time when a gamer could rule the arcade on a single quarter–if he or she was good enough–and the side-scrolling beat-’em-up action game was the weapon of choice. The list of properties that used that format for their game is long and kind of ridiculous–in addition to obvious choices …

The Simpsons

Animated GIF Pixel Art Made From Classic Video Games

Noirlac, a Paris-based designer and Ubisoft video game developer, uses screenshots from old video games to create pixel art animated GIFs that …

What Happened to Street Fighter Characters?

All that street fightin' sure takes a toll. deviantARTist Arman Akopian (I-GUYJIN-I) explored what happened to main Street Fighter characters after …

An incredible collection of video game backgrounds in animated GIF form - The Fox Is Black

I’m sure a lot of people don’t think of video games as pieces of art, but I’d say they’re wrong, and this proves it. Reddit user RudeBootie has put …

Animated GIF

‘I Am Street Fighter’ – A documentary exploring 25 years of Street Fighter - The Fox Is Black

It’s pretty crazy to think that Street Fighter is 25 years old. It’s one of the oldest video game franchises that’s still running with basically very …

How to delete your Web accounts with JustDelete.me

Some Web sites make it difficult to figure out how to delete your accounts. JustDelete.me can save you time by providing direct links to the cancellation pages of numerous Internet sites.<p>Web companies don't want you to close out your accounts with them, which is understandable. If you leave, their …

Internet

Watch Super Metroid reimagined as an old school anime

Artist Dave Rapoza has taken <i>Super Metroid</i>, Nintendo's classic 1994 adventure game for the SNES, and reimagined it as an animated series in his latest YouTube video.<p>The clip itself is less than a minute and a half, no more than a would-be teaser — but it's just long enough to get that familiar <i>Super</i> …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Time Management

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sales<p>sales<p>‘Harry Potter’ Film Collections Hit All-Time Low Prices<p>11/24/2017 08:58 am - Sean Fallon<p>Nintendo Switch<p>Nintendo Switch<p>The Nintendo Switch …

Rounds Lets You Browse Sites With Friends As You Video Chat

Google Hangouts competitor Rounds has just announced the launch of a new “co-browsing” feature which lets friends browse a limited number of popular sites together simultaneously.<p>This news follows Round’s rollout of HTML5 games in May, which included Tetris and Draw Something clones, plus classic …

Wall Street's newest fad: Risk-parity funds

Funds offer more conservative option for cautious investors.<p>The mutual fund industry is forever trying to build a better mousetrap—with mixed results.<p>Index funds were once a novelty, but pioneers like Vanguard 500 brought about a new standard for low costs, tax efficiency and solid performance. …

With A Media-Rich Platform To Stand Out From The Messaging Pack, MessageMe Hits 5M Users In 2.5 Months [Interview]

Last week we reported that MessageMe, one of the latest messaging apps to hit the smartphone market, had picked up a $10 million Series A round of funding, and today, the company is officially confirming the news, along with some more details on how it’s been doing in the 2.5 months since it …

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was better at design than I was

In an emotional interview on "60 Minutes," the Microsoft chairman speaks of visiting Steve Jobs in his last days and marveling at how well he understood the concept of brand.<p>When the sense of personal competition has gone, when time has passed, the memories become more acute and more …

Across The Country, Renters Are Getting Crushed By Housing Costs

In the grand scheme of personal finances, your take home pay is like an apple pie. Your bills are the hungry flock of kids banging their fists on the table to get their share.<p>For renters in America, housing is usually the hungriest of the bunch. Ideally, it would gobble up one-third of the pie -- …

Housing

Warren Buffett's First Tweet, And More To Come

Warren Buffett, the jocular Midwestern billionaire best known for his appearances in business magazines and on CNBC, has joined Twitter.<p>Yes, that’s right, the online bastion of starlets and rappers and millions of ordinary teenagers is now an outlet for probably the most anti-technology curmudgeon …

Anyone Taking The CFA Should Understand This Complicated Formula About Valuing Dividends

How do you value a stock?<p>Well, there are many ways. And every method and model has its strengths and weaknesses.<p>One of the very first models that any entry-level analyst will learn is the <b>dividend discount model (DDM)</b>. And for anyone taking the grueling Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams on …

Investing

'Drop' is a finger-twisting minimal masterpiece from 'Minecraft' creator Notch

Markus "Notch" Persson, the man behind <i>Minecraft</i>, has launched a new browser game called <i>Drop</i>. While the stark graphics are based around a cube, that's about the only similarity you'll find with his previous block-building sensation; <i>Drop</i> is a game about typing speed and word play. One by one you type …

Today’s earnings will tell whether Amazon will still be more expensive than Netflix

With traditional Wall Street favorites like Apple falling on hard times, Amazon is one of the darlings <i>du jour</i> for investors. It also looks like it will continue to be one of the most expensive stocks on the S&P 500, according to its ratio of forward stock price to earnings per share as calculated …

Investing

Hublot Creates Amazing LaFerrari Tribute Watch—No, It’s Not Called LaHublot

Respected watchmaker Hublot has unveiled its latest Ferrari-themed timepiece, the MP-05 LaFerrari. Limited to a production run of just 50 numbered pieces, the horologic tribute to Ferrari’s LaFerrari hypercar eschews the traditional dial for a fully modern design that displays the intricate …

Watches

Sam Pearce's Loopwheel: Tangential Suspension for Bikes

Six years ago, industrial designer Sam Pearce was sitting in an airport when "I saw a mother pushing her child in a buggy," he writes. "The front …

Resident Evil: Down With the Sickness

Resident Evil

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The Secrets Of Generation Flux

How brilliantly managed chaos sparks success inside Nike, Box, Cisco, Foursquare, Intuit, and more.<p><b>If Wes Anderson ever</b> conjures up a hipster mad scientist, he’ll look a lot like Aaron Levie, the cofounder and CEO of an Internet company called Box. Levie’s a mess of jangly nerves, topped by a wild …

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: Kioku Zenkei

This impressive mixed-media short from Masashi Yokota, translated roughly as "Memory Panorama," combines cinematography and papercraft. Every …