Connor McColgan

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Insightful Life Lessons from the Best Commencement Speeches

Since the colonial era, young graduates have had to sit through one last lecture–the commencement address–before leaving school and officially joining the “real world.” With the rise of technology and social media, the modern era has become what NPR calls the “golden age of the commencement speech …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

How Facebook’s Machines Got So Good At Recognizing Your Face

By Luke Dormehl5 minute Read<p>The ability to recognize human faces has always been a benchmark for artificial intelligence. Facebook’s new facial …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Modular Nex Band By Mighty Cast Available To Pre-Order For $49

We have already seen a number of modular smartphone concept devices unveiled this year one of which was the Google Project Ara modular smartphone …

Wearable Tech

Beautiful Houses: Peter’s House

Today we will show you the beautiful Peter’s House in San Francisco, California, a project by Craig Steely Architecture. This place is amazing. The …

The Wild Adventures of Joe Iurato’s Tiny Wooden Figures | Colossal

<p>Inspired by various stages of his life, from skateboarding to breakdancing and rock climbing to the experiences of fatherhood, New Jersey-based …

First two Microsoft execs exit following new CEO appointment

Microsoft has a new CEO in Satya Nadella, but two of his direct reports are apparently on their way out according to <i>Re/code</i>. Both marketing EVP Tami Reller and biz dev/evangelism EVP Tony Bates are leaving Microsoft; the company hasn't officially confirmed either departure, but is expected to …

Google’s Project Ara Modular Smartphone Gets Its Own Developer Conference This April

Google is not abandoning Project Ara, after taking over the ambitious experimental smartphone design concept along with the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group from Motorola. ATAP only just announced Tango, its 3D-environment sensor for mobile devices, and now it’s revealing a two-day …