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Report: Amazon eyeing The Three-Body Problem…for a cool $1 billion

If you’ve read the English translation of Liu Cixin’s Hugo-winning novel <i>The Three-Body Problem</i>, then you know the book — the first in a Chinese …

Framing

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for less than a …

Entrepreneurship

This ‘mind-reading’ algorithm can decode the pictures in your head

Imagine searching through your digital photos by mentally picturing the person or image you want. Or sketching a new kitchen design without lifting a …

Brain Activity

Be the Excel master you've always wanted to be with this bundle

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

User Expectations every Web Designer must fulfill

Like Steve Jobs once said, <i>“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works”</i>. With this line, he partially touched all …

UI Design

Review of Popular Interface Design Trends in 2017

The new year 2018 is closer and closer, so stepping into a phase of fresh challenges and new horizons, we would like to look back and remember what …

UI Design

Design Systems

“Design Systems is essential reading for all designers and design teams. Like great design – and effective systems – this book is a complete, …

UX Design

Scientists just used a brain implant to improve human memory, and it could change everything

The human brain is truly a wonder, and nature has honed it to be an incredibly efficient tool for processing information and hanging on to things we …

The Brain

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How.

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Machine Learning

An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers Are Always a Bad idea | Inc.com

Survey.com's annual "Wasting Time at Work" report revealed that if you eliminate managers completely, you remove 75 percent of the reasons someone will leave your company. There is a simple reason for that. They're in the way, literally. Elon Musk knows that, and isn't alone.<p>Before Elon Musk, There …

Tesla

Is AR eyewear ready for consumers? Are consumers ready for AR eyewear?

Ari Grobman Contributor<p>Ari Grobman is CEO of Lumus.<p>Augmented reality marked a major milestone this year. For the first time two technology titans revealed their intentions to bring AR to the mass consumer market — via mobile devices. Apple announced the release of its new ARKit in June, soon …

Augmented Reality

Do gamers behave the way game theory predicts they should?

When faced with a decision, people have varying ways of analyzing the choices. Give many people the same information, and they’ll all think about the …

North Korea

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Vanskytek via Amazon offers its 80-inch RGB USB-Powered LED Bias Lighting Strip for <b>$11.99</b> when code <b>VSD5YF20</b> is applied at checkout. You can also pick up a white version for just <b>$9.99</b> with the same code. Shipping is free with a Prime membership or in orders over $25. That saves you 20% in both cases …

One Night Ultimate Werewolf Will Make Sure You Never Trust Your Friends Again

An experiment in both hysteria and hilarity, <i>One Night Ultimate Werewolf</i> not only lets players find out how they’d handle a witch hunt, but also how …

How to Become a Game Developer in 9 Steps

Start a new career with this training bundle.<p>Everyone loves a good game. You may have even dabbled with the idea of creating your very own game and becoming a full-time game developer.<p>It's a common misconception that in order to create top-selling games, one must already be a computer whiz. In …

Uncharted: From Motion Capture To Your Living Room

I know, we’ve already featured the art of <i>Uncharted: Lost Legacy</i>, but tonight we’re taking a look at something else: animation from the game.<p>This …

Living Rooms

Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Games aren’t always fair, the magic lies in making you think they are

Behind the scenes with the neuroscience of game design<p>I asked fellow game designers to tell me the hidden tricks and mechanics they use to give players their desired experience. That situation got a bit out of control, in a good way.<p>I apologize to all the players who ended up reading it. We may …

'Blood, Sweat, And Pixels': For Designers Of Video Games, It's Always Crunch Time

Success is dull; failure is fascinating.<p>Stories of marvelous achievement may earn our admiration, but they tend to follow the same trajectory, hitting all the same pious stations of the cross along the way: hard work, determination, never giving up, blind luck. There's a performative virtuousness …

Success

This multi-tool leaves nothing to chance

You’ve got outdoor tools that fit in your pockets like Swiss knives and EDC multi-tools… and then you’ve got the Adventure Mate 5-in-1 multi purpose …

Steam Summer Sale RPGs: Looting The Treasure Trove

The Steam Summer Sale is a treasure trove of RPGs that are there for you to loot. Here are some games to consider before the sale ends on July 5.<p>Let’s start with an RPG that may not be as familiar to some as the other games covered in this article. <i>The Age of Decadence</i> is a unique and compelling …

Social Media

Design Lessons from Evolutionary Biology

UX design benefits greatly from research surrounding market segmentation, personas, and analytics designed to understand the nuances of particular …

UX Design

20 great resources for learning graphic design

Maybe you’re right at the start of your graphic design career or studies. Or maybe you’ve been doing it for a few years, but still feel there are …

America is in for a rude awakening

At the very height of Athenian power in the 5th century B.C., in fact, citizens of the world's first democracy gathered annually to experience tragedy. Great theatrical productions were staged, presented to the entire community, and financed by the public treasury.<p>While the dialogue and plot lines …

Geopolitics
Leadership

6 Things Great Mentors Do Differently

Good mentors are like Yoda -- and other lessons from the mentorship sphere.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mentor-mentee relationships come in all shapes and sizes. There are company-driven programs that pair new hires with experienced employees, as well as personally …

Leadership

This lawyer helped steal $600 million from the government, got caught — then disappeared

He called himself “Mr. Social Security” — a disability lawyer whose parking-lot replica of the Statue of Liberty and sophomoric ads helped make his rural practice one of the best known in Kentucky.<p>The government, on the other hand, simply calls him by his name: Eric Conn. It appears again and again …

Corruption

240 Hours of Relaxing, Sleep-Inducing Sounds from Sci-Fi Video Games: From Blade Runner to Star Wars

Need to put a little geek in your sleep? We've got just what you need...<p>Back in 2009, the musician dubbed Cheesy Nirvosa" began experimenting with …

Practical procedural generation for everyone

Making games with procedurally-generated elements is a popular strategy among devs these days, but it can be tricky if you don't have the right …

Game Design

This 35-inch Curved HDR Monitor Is a Gamer's Dream

Here at Computex, Asus unveiled a new high-resolution HDR gaming monitor called the ROG Swift PG35VQ.<p>The new display is a 35” curved gaming monitor …

Consumer Tech