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11 classic sci-fi novels you must read, and re-read, and their movie counterparts

Dinosaurs, space, and the future! As far back as I can remember I’ve been obsessed with all things sci-fi. It could have been the first of countless …

Science Fiction

I Quit My Job When Apple and Google Helped Me Start an Online Business

Four years ago I was a member of the beige army, working in a full-time job as a manager in a software company in Dublin, Ireland.<p>I was a cog in a much larger wheel. I did my job well and played my part in the larger company goals. But it was an ongoing low level nightmare.<p>My job involved working …

The 14 Most Popular CSS Links of 2016 So Far

We’ve taken a look through all the stats for the 20 issues of HTML5 Weekly (our front-end development newsletter) published so far in 2016 and have …

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

8 of the Best Keyboard Apps for Your iPhone or iPad

These third-party keyboards will help you seamlessly raise your typing game.<p>Third-party keyboards became a thing for iPhone and iPad with the release of iOS 8 back in 2014. With the App Store currently brimming with options, we've rounded up several attention-worthy picks.

Good Posture: Its Importance, Benefits, and How-To | The Art of Manliness

Take a peek into most every office in America. What do you see? Workers hunched over their computers. Look at your fellow commuters on the subway. …

User Experience explained in 5 minutes for newbie front end developers

User-centered front end developers are in demand now.<p>User Experience (UX) is the language of business.<p>And as User Testing concludes in their annual …

Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job

The Uber model just doesn’t work for other industries. The price points always fail — and that’s a good thing<p>The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo recently wrote an oddly lamenting piece about how “the Uber model, it turns out, doesn’t translate.” Manjoo describes how so many of the “Uber-of-X” …

Some Hong Kong women would rather die alone than date Hong Kong men

Hong Kong<p>“I’d rather be single and die alone than date Kong men.”<p>I nearly spit my coffee as Hanna Lung slammed her smartphone on the table after making the bold statement. She was furious after reading a recent column telling Hong Kong women to stop dreaming of finding their perfect Prince Charming …

Hong Kong

Photos: Hong Kong’s overwhelming urban density—captured from a drone

Photographer Andy Yeung takes drone photos to capture the beauty of one of the world’s most densely populated cities: Hong Kong.<p>Taken from a bird’s-eye view, his latest photo series, “Urban Fog<i>,”</i> captures the city’s iconic skyline on foggy nights, when it looks like a dreamland of sorts. And in his …

Hong Kong

What My Three Years At Netflix Taught Me About Scaling A Startup

Ariel Tseitlin began working on Netflix’s cloud platform in 2011. Here’s what it taught him about culture and high-speed innovation.<p>I joined Netflix at the beginning of 2011, just as the company was making the transition from operating in the data center to the public cloud. My job was to help …

Startups

17 surprising products or services Google bans from advertising

On Wednesday, Google was praised for banning ads for payday loans from its site.<p>"This change is designed to protect our users from deceptive or harmful financial products," David Graff, Google's director of global product policy, David Graff, wrote in a blog post.<p>Other restrictions by Google, like …

These 4 Major Paradigm Shifts Will Transform The Future Of Technology

For the past fifty years or so, technology has followed a fairly predictable path. We squeeze more transistors onto silicon wafers, which makes chips more powerful and devices smaller. Manual processes become automated, productivity increases and life gets better. Rinse and repeat.<p>Today, we’re at …

Innovation

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with prominent conservatives over the Trending News controversy.</b> The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday.<p><b>2. Amazon is reportedly preparing to launch many new brands of food onto its online store.</b> It's going to create entirely new brands itself.<p><b>3. Billionaire</b> …

Hitch Theaters will let you enjoy movie night almost anywhere

A new Kickstarter campaign will let you watch <i>Into the Wild...</i> in the actual wild. It's called Hitch Theaters, and it turns the trailer hitch on your …

Snapchat overshadows publishers' brands on Discover

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Users are more likely to read content on Snapchat Discover than Facebook Instant Articles or Twitter Moments, according to a new study from Digital Context Next.<p>Survey …

You can soon buy Amazon-branded food like nuts, tea, and cooking oil

Already buy basic Amazon-branded products like batteries and baby wipes? Soon, you’ll be able to buy Amazon-branded food, too.<p>According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is set to expand its private-label lines to include perishable food and other household products like laundry …

Here's What Apple Is Doing to Improve the Apple Watch

Apple is making an effort to improve the overall experience across Apple Watch apps.<p>The Cupertino, Calif. company will soon require that all new apps …

Smartwatches

How to use technology to sleep better

Tired of being tired? Instead of banning electronics from the bedroom, tech can help you get to sleep faster, sleep better and wake up feeling more refreshed<p>Of all our biological imperatives, sleep has probably suffered the most in our technology-fuelled move to an ever-faster pace of life, but it …

Google launches Gboard, an iOS keyboard that lets you search without a browser

Google this morning launched a new application for iOS devices called Gboard that puts the power of Google search directly into your mobile device’s keyboard. This keyboard had been rumored to be in development earlier this year, and it appears the original reports were accurate. Not only does the …

Apps

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Exciting iOS 10 concept reinvents notifications, adds home screen widgets

If 2016 is like previous years, Apple will unveil its annual iOS refresh at next month’s WWDC event.<p>While currently we haven’t heard too much about the milestone iOS 10, a group of dedicated Apple fans have taken it upon themselves to imagine what the upcoming improvements and feature set mat look …

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Mike Wadhera Contributor<p>Mike Wadhera is the founder of Teleport.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The future of mobile video is virtual reality<p>Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, …

App Store

Classy Watches That Won't Break the Bank

Every modern brand phenom has a well-crafted backstory. The birth of the affordable luxury watch is no different. In 2006, while visiting Australia, …

5 Ways to Get a Better Read on People

Which of these common errors do you make when sizing up other people? Identifying your mistakes will help you read people more accurately.<p><b>1.</b> …

How Intel missed the iPhone revolution

Jon Stokes Contributor<p>Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state<br>• Why the NRA hates …

Computer Hardware

How A 300-Year-Old Religious Sect Is Influencing Young Designers Today

Centuries before capital-m Modernism, the Shakers built clean-lined, functionalist furniture embodying their stringent spiritual beliefs.<p>The principles of honesty, utility, and simplicity read like a modernist’s credo, but those were the core design values of the Shakers, a radically conservative …

Design