Richard Barker

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Here's What People Are Actually Using That $35 'Raspberry Pi' Computer For

Although a little basic on its own, people are interfacing it with other devices and technology to really unlock some potential.<p>Over at Reddit, users took turns sharing what they actually use the robust little device for.<p>Brave DIY types, take note!

Tour The HQ Of Meetup, Where Staff Build Their Own Office Furniture

This isn't to say the company hasn't hit some roadblocks. The company lost 95% of its activity when it started to charge for organizing a meetup, but co-founder and CEO Scott Heiferman has helped lead Meetup successfully through its new strategy.<p>The company is growing and doing interesting work, so …

Watch A Tesla Model S Reach Top Speed In 26 Hair-Raising Seconds

Saving the earth is all well and good, especially when doing it in Model S style, but we, like you, want to know it can go.<p>Tesla Motors (NSDQ:TSLA) claims a top speed of 130 mph for the Model S.<p>But can it really get there? If so, how long does it take? Does the car behave normally at that …

Here's A Facebook Ad Sales Pitch Deck

FBX allows advertisers to target Facebook users based on their non-Facebook web browsing histories. Most people outside the world of adtech don't know how this works.<p>But an FBX ad sales pitch deck was displayed during a live stream event in which Facebook Exchange product marketing manager Scott …

NOURIEL ROUBINI: 6 Reasons Why Gold Will Plunge To $1,000

In a piece up at Project Syndicate, economist Nouriel Roubini says gold will fall to around $1,000 before the end of 2015.<p>He gives six reasons why.<p>We summarize:<p>Gold spikes during extreme crises. The crises are over.<br>• Gold does well during periods when there's a risk of high inflation. That clearly is …

7 Stories to read this weekend

It sure was one hectic week in New York and as a result I missed my deadline for the newsletter, which is one of the reasons why you are getting it …