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What Programming Language Should I Learn First

London From Above at Night

After travelling in Las Vegas and New York for his “Air” project, photographer Vincent Laforet went across the Atlantic Ocean to capture the city of …

Las Vegas

Tim Kendall, Pinterest’s GM Of Monetization, Talks Buyable Pins

Following Pinterest’s unveiling of Buyable Pins — a way for merchants to sell things that users can buy directly within Pinterest — I had an opportunity to sit down with the company’s general manager of monetization Tim Kendall to talk a little bit more about it.<p>The first thing he made clear was …

Social Media

Grand Finale

Moleskine Timepage

Moleskine's notebooks are known for their places in the pockets of artists, writers, and poets. Yet they also make effective appointment books. With …

Apple Watch

Oregon Manifest: INDUSTRY's Solid Bike

by Hunter Hess<p>Getting people to ride a bike as a part of an urban lifestyle has been a major challenge for the cycling community. To overcome this reluctance, as well as drive innovative design, the Oregon Manifest was established as a showcase competition to partner leading design firms with …

Rocketbook

Upgrade your note taking routine with the Rocketbook. This smart notebook uses a combination of dot grid paper and a companion app to effortlessly …

Google Docs

Introduction to Bayes Theorem With Python

<b>About Tyler Folkman:</b> <i>I am currently pursuing my masters in computer science at UT Austin with a focus on machine learning and data mining. I am doing</i> …

Why You Should Learn R First for Data Science

<i>This article originally appeared at Sharp Sight Labs. Follow Joshua Ebner, the founder of Sharp Sight Labs, on Twitter. Read more here.</i><p>Over and over, …

Household debt

In the years leading up to the financial crisis, household debt soared in most rich countries. There were a couple of notable exceptions: Germany and …

Economics

OK, Google: Die 45 nützlichsten Sprachbefehle für Google Now

Wir haben euch 45 der praktischsten Sprachbefehle für Google Now gesammelt. Damit könnt ihr viele Dinge ohne die Bildschirmtastatur erledigen.<p>OK, …

Decentralize All The Things!

They gave us a fully decentralized Internet and we used it to build web services–Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, iCloud–so massively centralized they verge on being quasi-medieval fiefdoms. Now we’re building the Internet of Someone Else’s Things, wherein every room of every home will contain devices …

4 ways to identify the best data tools — from 2 of the top data scientists

Prominent data scientists Hilary Mason and DJ Patil know a good bit about the trendy practice that combines statistics, programming, and communication. In an ebook out this week, the two spell out some of the common elements of the most helpful technologies for actually doing the work of a data …

I played Grand Theft Auto V on my phone

PS4 Remote Play is finally on select phones and tablets, and it's amazing — when it works<p>I've spent much of the past few days replaying my favorite games from 2014. I slowly crept through the dark hallways of Sevastopol Station in <i>Alien: Isolation</i>, holding my breath while a xenomorph stalked me …

Smart Back Brace will improve your posture by vibrating or sending you nagging alerts

You’re likely reading this on your laptop, desktop or mobile device with less-than-ideal posture, which can lead to a multitude of health problems. …

Interesting Things to Know About Amazon

Interesting Things to Know About Amazon infographic from TechieSense shares a whole bunch of facts and history about Amazon’s business, e employees …

Old World Language Families

The Old World Language Families infographic from Stand Still Stay Silent Comic shows the “roots” of our modern languages. Follow each language’s path …

The 50 Best Boots for Men

CHELSEAS, CHUKKAS & MORE<p><i>This guide to the best boots for men covers nine different categories, including work boots, Chelseas, chukkas and</b> …

Far Cry 4 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, 360) review: Taking open-world games to dizzy new heights - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Far Cry 4 offers an amazing environment to traverse and explore. It features ultra-satisfying first-person-shooter gameplay along with new vehicles and equipment. And yes, you can ride elephants.<p><b>The Bad</b> The main character is underwhelming and it has a nearly identical game structure to Far …

Evolution Meets Photoshop In These 19 Terrifyingly Adorable New Animal Species

An artist pits Photoshop, and her own artistry, against nature to create bizarre new species.<p>Glance at the animal photos by Seoul-based artist Sarah DeRemer, and you’ll first see something familiar and then immediately know something’s amiss. Feathered creatures growl with sharp fangs, a meerkat …

How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)

The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley. This was simply the result of bad planning and layers of leadership failure — nobody thinks farms literally needed to be destroyed to create the …

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph Watch

With most high-end watches, you're lucky if you get a date function at all — and sometimes the magnifier over that single window can ruin an …

Watches

Why video games are NOT a waste of time

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Our parents are misinformed. Communicating information in unconventional ways inspires and builds skills. Playing, writing about and thinking about video games …

3 Mind-Bending Ways Apple Dodged $13.8B In Taxes

Kudos to Apple’s finance lawyers, who are the Cirque Du Soleil of legal contortionism. On the eve of live testimony from CEO Tim Cook, a scathing congressional investigation of Apple’s tax dodging strategy reveals how the computer giant avoided $13.8 billion in taxes through a clever labyrinth of …