The presumptive Republican nominee for president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live this Wednesday. As has become the norm for his talk show appearances, it was a relatively mellow affair,...Show More Summary
Expect the summer of deflection to continue. I have bad news. I have discovered the reason that there is a lack of diversity in Silicon Valley. It is because HR managers there are actively discriminating against women and minorities. Michelle...Show More Summary
SurveyMonkey Intelligence has taken a look at the performance of Miitomo [Free] in its first month, and things are, well, not great, Bob. The app got tons of downloads initially – it was Nintendo's first big mobile app after all – but it looks like downloads have fallen by a lot. Now, all apps start
Earlier today, Samsung unveiled a brand new Galaxy S7 edge smartphone, the kind of device that Gotham probably deserves but doesn’t really need at all. DON’T MISS: The iPhone 7 might actually be in trouble The Galaxy S7 edge Batman edition...Show More Summary
Last time we checked out one of Tony Hawk’s crazy skateboard tricks, he was skating the world’s first horizontal loop. Last time we watched a spectacular zero-gravity video, we were enjoying a new OK Go out-of-the-box music video. But...Show More Summary
I'm glad that Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay and tech billionaire has stepped up on Gawker's side. It's both opportunistic and correct. He's siding with the users. I wonder if anyone else in the Valley considered doing that? In most industries and politics, the smart money tries to get aligned with the users, or at least appear to. Show More Summary
Learning to play any instrument isn’t just about correctly following every last note on a sheet of music. Being expressive, and imaginative, is just as important to learn. That’s what led MIT’s Xiao Xiao and Hiroshi Ishii to develop Andante, which adds lively animated figures to a self-playing piano. Read more...
One of the more frustrating aspects of air travel is when an airline loses or damages your luggage. Even in instances when an airline misplaces your luggage and successfully tracks it down to another city, retrieving it can often be an exercise in frustration. Show More Summary
A year ago, we introduced Google Photos with one mission: To be a home for all your photos and videos, organized and brought to life, so that you can share and save what matters. Now 200 million of you are using Google Photos each month. Show More Summary
Virtual Reality (VR) will undoubtedly be better than reality if not at least as good. Just look at this man's reactions to a rollercoaster VR experience: If you think that was an actor look at all these others. In the current year alone we have seen everything from VR games, to educational experiences to VR medicine to even virtual sex experiences. Show More Summary
As organizations continue to search for the most effici […]
New Horizons may be millions of miles beyond Pluto in the Kuiper Belt right now, but that hasn’t stopped the spacecraft from continuing to beam back glorious imagery of its encounter with our solar system’s weirdest little ice world. A new NASA video reveals the most detailed images of Pluto’s surface yet—and they’re spellbinding. Read more...
Despite recent rhetoric regarding the former U.S. president, years before he secured the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election—a feat acknowledged Thursday—Donald Trump and Bill Clinton were longtime friends. But now...Show More Summary
Dear friends, I wrote a post boasting about the smooth new Story Page rendering in 1999.io, and wouldn't you know it, when I published the link that's when the page broke. Famous last words. Never be too boastful. God'll get you for that Walter. Show More Summary
Alchemists tried in vain to transmute lead into gold. What if you could turn waste products into energy? That’s what [chemicum] did in a recent video–he and some friends built microbial fuel cells that convert excrement into electricity...Show More Summary
You’ve heard of math savants and chess geniuses, but Barnaby Dixon might be a young prodigy when it comes to designing puppets. His latest creation is easily the most detailed and animated finger puppet you’ve ever seen, and Dixon spent two entire months refining and perfecting its design. Read more...
A real-life version of Pong would actually be just a ping-pong table since that’s what the classic video game was based on. But a bunch of clever hackers in Uruguay have succeeded in making a real-life version of the video game that’s still played using a pair of rectangular paddles and a square ball bouncing back and forth. Read more...
A small Denver, Colorado manufacturer has rolled out the first prototype of a new all-electric aircraft, suggesting t he same revolution that is currently sweeping through the auto industry may soon become airborne. The Sunflyer, the...Show More Summary
One of their own was in trouble. Now YouTube creators are fighting back
Workers unite online to dish advice, share horror stories, and bitch about their job.