Robert Graham

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Watch Jordan Peele use AI to make Barack Obama deliver a PSA about fake news

What does the future of fake news look like? No one really knows, but here’s a little sampler from Jordan Peele and <i>BuzzFeed,</i> who teamed up to make the above PSA. Using some of the latest AI techniques, Peele ventriloquizes Barack Obama, having him voice his opinion on <i>Black Panther</i> (“Killmonger was …

Jordan Peele

5 money mistakes to avoid in the new year

New Year's resolutions can take a lot of effort to put into action.<p>We've got a much easier approach.<p>Just stop doing these five financial things and you'll have more savings, smarter spending habits and a secure identity in the next year.<p>1. Stop saving your leftovers<p>Saving shouldn't be an …

Personal Finance

10 Tips for a First Time Renter in San Francisco

San Francisco is a vibrant, beautiful city with plenty of things to see and do. It’s also expensive and can take a little time to get used to, …

San Francisco

Setting Goals to Fulfill Your God-Given Purpose

Part of the Discovering Your God-Given Purpose Series<p>Series About:<p>When I once watched paramedics arrive at an accident within minutes, I was in awe …

How To Make iOS Animations With UIImageView in Swift

Introduction<p>When we speak about animations in iOS, we usually think to the static method animate of UIView or transition animations. In addition to …

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

The Single Most Important Job Skill You Can Learn (It'll Be Relevant Forever)

Here are 11 reasons why.<p><i>What will software engineers do when everybody can program? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and Co-founder of The Firehose Project, on</b> …

The Largest Ever Tropical Reforestation Is Planting 73 Million Trees

The project in the Brazilian Amazon is using a new technique for planting trees that results in more, stronger plants–and hopes to cover 70,000 acres in new forests.<p>There are more habitable planets in our galaxy than humans living on planet Earth. But the nearest one is about 70 trillion miles …

Girl Singing Lullabies To Her Newly Adopted Puppy Will Melt Your Heart

🐶🐶🐶<p>It’s puppy love.<p>A young girl gently recites lullabies to her family’s newly adopted dog in an adorable video that’s going viral.<p>Lauren Malone, from Connecticut, shared the heartwarming clip of her daughter Katie tenderly cradling and singing to pooch Oakley to Facebook last week.<p>It ends with …

Pets

What makes Catalonia so different from Spain? A lot.

Catalonia formally declared its independence from Spain on Friday (Oct. 27) and the central government in Madrid hit back within hours, stripping the region of all its autonomy. Prime minister Mariano Rajoy triggered the never-before-used Article 155 of Spain’s constitution and, early Saturday …

Europe

Why Nintendo Switch Completely Sucks

<b>Watch The Video First!</b><p>Not all of you will like the reason I’m here, so I’ll just state my business and let you stop watching if you disagree. I do …

Inside the best high school in America, which costs $53,000 a year

We visited Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts to see what makes it the best high school in America. The school is often confused with Phillips Exeter. There are 1,154 students on Andover's campus. Tuition for students living on campus is $53,900. Tuition for day students is $41,900. Andover …

High School

These Are the 25 Highest-Paying Side Hustles

Want to work less than 10 hours a week? Here are the gigs that pay the best.<p>Tech start-ups like Uber and TaskRabbit seem to always get credit for …

Millennials are breaking the one big salary taboo — and it's changing how companies operate

The talkative youngsters of the office are using their voices to make the workplace more equal.<p>According to a survey conducted by The Cashlorette, a personal finance site run by Bankrate, people 18 to 36 years old are far more comfortable discussing their salaries with coworkers, friends, and …

This Former Tesla Recruiter’s Most Revealing Interview Question

One candidate’s answer involved a motorcycle he’d converted to be 100% electric. Another’s involved a plastic pen cap. Guess who did better.<p>In my five years as a recruiter at Tesla Motors, I interviewed over a thousand job candidates, many of them for competitive technical roles. But no matter what …

The Best Bank in Every U.S. State

Here are MONEY's picks from all across the U.S.<p>Could you walk away from bank branches completely? For most people, the answer is still no.<p>The way …

Personal Finance

San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, a home has sold for nearly $1 million over asking

San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, the new owners of a cavernous hillside home in the city offered nearly $1 million over asking in order to pre-empt a bidding war.<p>1 Miguel Street went into contract after just two days on the market, closing for $2.6 million. The out-of-state …

Real Estate

Grovemade: Introducing the Desk Shelf System for your workspace

The awesome folks from Grovemade have recently introduced what they called: Desk Shelf System to enhance your workspace to the very next level. Most …

10 Comics That Perfectly Capture The Comfortable Stage Of Relationships

'We’re just two big kids who are trying to ‘adult’ together!'<p>The honeymoon phase in a relationship is overrated; the comfortable stage is where the …

Relationships

Kobe Bryant's Instagram Message to Gordon Hayward Teaches a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Six minutes into his first game with a new team, Gordon Hayward broke his leg. Here's the message Kobe Bryant sent him.<p>Yesterday, retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant sent an especially powerful message to Gordon Hayward--the Boston Celtics player whose highly anticipated debut on Tuesday night ended …

Emotional Intelligence

Saber is a rugged portable battery that can fully charge a laptop twice

It’s the first consumer product from Romeo Power<p>A relatively new commercial battery company with expats from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Faraday Future wants to put an end to searching for wall outlets with a new power brick called Saber. Saber is a 2.2-pound portable lithium-ion battery with 86 …

A Good ESPP Is a No-Brainer

An often overlooked and potentially valuable employee benefit is the <b>Employee Stock Purchase Plan</b> (ESPP). If your employer offers an ESPP we recommend …

I Used Design Thinking To Reinvent My Career—Here’s Why It Worked

A former lawyer explains how the methodology led her to try out life as a pastry chef before getting a master’s in psychology.<p>In 2009, my law career stalled. I was burned out and ready to make a professional change, but I had no idea where to start or what my next step should be. Should I continue …

What should a Christian look like at school?

Feeling out of place?<p>It's easy to pray and talk about God at church, because everyone there is doing it. That's where the whole gathering is about …

Faith

Take Your Unit Tests to the Next Level

The goal of this post is not to stress the importance of writing unit tests or Test Driven Development (TDD) process. There are plenty of articles …

A year later, Google WiFi is still the best option for home internet

As a tech journalist, I should care more about routers. I know enough not to rely on the hunk of junk offered up by most ISPs, but after buying a good router for a couple hundred bucks years back, I just didn’t see any reason to upgrade.<p>And then we moved into a bigger house.<p>Bigger, as it turns out, …

This 2-second tip keeps your toilet clean

If you have a lot of people in your household, or your place is just where everyone likes to hang out, then you probably need to clean your toilet often. With seven teens in and out of my house on a regular basis, I was cleaning my toilet bowl every couple days.<p>It was getting tedious, so I tried …

This Is How The Way You Read Impacts Your Memory And Productivity

Studies show that reading printed material instead of on screens helps you better retain information.<p>It’s no understatement that digital mediums have taken over every aspect of our lives. We check what our friends are doing on the glowing screens in our hands, read books on dedicated e-readers, and …

Want Your Coworkers To Take You More Seriously? Stop Doing These 8 Things

You might be undermining your credibility.<p>Most professionals care what their colleagues and the higher-ups think of them. That’s because how people perceive you and your work is often the determining factor in whether or not you get a promotion, raise, or access to leadership …