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Real Estate Is Accessible And Easy To Navigate Thanks To These Startups

Real estate isn’t just for brokers anymore. Technology is creating an industry that’s consumer-facing, accessible and easy to navigate. From buying a space, to moving in, to even maintaining that space, tech-fueled startups have been fulfilling every nook and cranny of need in the realm of real …

Uber: An oral history

Uber turns five this week. For many users it’s hard to imagine a time when taxis or dial-a-number car services were the only way to be driven around. …

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

Daylight Savings Time

Civilization/Dungeon Tile Movement & Pathfinding

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7 things I've learnt in 3 years coding my first indie game

Sol Trader is at the end of Alpha and is now on Kickstarter to raise funds for completion. Here are the seven biggest lessons I’ve learnt in the …

Game Development

Principles of Lighting and Rendering with John Carmack at QuakeCon 2013

John Carmack

You Too May Be A Victim Of Developaralysis

Dear developers: Do you feel insecure because you’re only fluent in a mere eight programming languages used across three families of devices? Does exposure to yet another JavaScript framework make you shudder and wince? Have you postponed a pet project because you couldn’t figure out which cloud …

10 Common Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

How well you use words can make a lasting impression on people. Wield those words skillfully and people may perceive you in any number of positive lights--as intelligent, poised, persuasive, funny, to name a few. But even one little grammatical slip can have the opposite effect.<p>It's a topic that …

Language

Top 10 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

TEDGlobal 2014 kicked off this week in Rio de Janeiro with panels focusing on how ideas, both good and bad, spread across borders.<p>If you've yet to accumulate enough frequent-flier miles to dash off to South America for this global-minded innovation conference, you can get inspired at home by …

MongoDB World 2014 Keynote from Eliot Horowitz

Eliot Horowitz, Dan Pasette, and Cailin Nelson keynote at MongoDB World, demoing document-level locking, pluggable storage and MMS Automation.

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Generic Search Algorithm

<< Series Start Gabriel Gambetta<p>Generic Search Algorithm - Search Strategies - A* Demystified - Practical A*<p>Introduction<p>Pathfinding is one of these …

Why The Clock is Ticking for MongoDB

Last month, ZDNet published an interview with MongoDB CEO Max Schireson which took the position that the document databases, such as MongoDB, are …

Why Abercrombie Is Losing Its Shirt

The corporate headquarters of Abercrombie & Fitch, one of the largest apparel retailers in the world, spills across 500 acres of dense Ohio woodland, …

15 really useful responsive web design tutorials

Responsive web design is now easier than ever to implement, as there are so many great tools to help you create and test your designs. Here's our …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

This century has been a golden age for cover songs. Thanks to YouTube, we're always there whenever a band plays a must-hear version of some recent …

Music

How Paypal and Reddit faked their way to traction

When “faking it before making it” actually works<p>There were several factors that contributed to YouTubebecoming the #1 video sharing service on the …

Kim Dotcom

Study: playing Starcraft can increase your cognitive abilities

Real-time strategy games like <i>StarCraft</i> might not only increase a person's perceptual abilities, but also enhance their cognitive abilities.<p>In a study …

An Interactive Introduction to Graphics Programming

Journal<br>Less an official blog and more a historical record for anyone who wants to do a similar project.<p>Links<br>A compiled list of external shader …

How HTTPS Secures Connections: What Every Web Dev Should Know

July 24, 2013<p>How does HTTPS <i>actually</i> work? That was the question I set out to solve a few days ago for a project at work.<p>As a web developer, I knew …

Louis C.K.'s 10 Funniest Moments

Louis C.K. struggled as a stand-up comic for 15 years, telling the same inane jokes. Then he became a father. One night onstage, he called his …

Road Rage

How to Do Your Own PR | Inc.com

When you're starting a business, the best ways to acquire new customers is to build some media buzz. And that means doing some of what's usually called "public relations" or PR.<p>Most entrepreneurs wrongly believe that the best way to get PR is to hire a PR firm. However, PR firms can be pricey and …

Public Relations

A Gentle Introduction to Algorithm Complexity Analysis

Dionysis "dionyziz" Zindros <dionyziz@gmail.com><p>English<br>• Ελληνικά<br>• македонски<br>• Español<br>• Help translate<p>Introduction<p>A lot of programmers that make some of the …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition: what's different?

Several days ago we received a Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition to play with and shared our first impressions. This week we take a closer look at what's different between this handset and its TouchWiz-equipped cousins by scrutinizing the benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. …

5 HTML5 Features you need to know — Adnane Belmadiaf's Blog - Front-end Developer

HTML5 has been around for a while now, it introduces lots of new and exciting new JavaScript and HTML APIs for both mobile and desktop, so in this …

Design for Programmers

Getting Started<p>I am not the best designer, but I feel I am able to distinguish good design from bad. I like to keep up with the design trends of the …

Who needs investors! Why many startups should bootstrap instead

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: docent/Shutterstock<p>With 500 Startups Accelerator’s new class introduction video and its notorious chant, you can’t …