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London in Fives: The Making Of - Derick Rethans

London in Fives: The Making Of London, UK Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 08:55 GMT A few days ago I published a video called "London in Fives" on Vimeo. In this article I am explaining how I made this, including the hardware and software...Show More Summary

Enhanced Coffee Brewer Knows How Much of a Caffeine Addict You Are

Who should chip in the most to restock the community coffee supply at work is a common point of contention at some offices. This RFID infused coffee brewer called Juraduino by [Oliver Krohn] solves the issue at his workplace once and...Show More Summary

Indiegogo project Pin? VR makes your iPhone a window to the virtual world

A new project on Indiegogo called Pin? is looking to transform the iPhone into an enhanced virtual reality experience. As a wearable, Pin? is a goggle-like device that allows you to mount your iPhone to your head. Similar to Samsung's...Show More Summary

'Pocket God' Lives! "Call of Booty" Update Coming Soon!

You forgot about Pocket God [$0.99], didn't you? Sure, it has been a year since the last episode, "Apocalypse, Ow!" But that's no reason to forget about the game that made the "apps with free updates" concept a reality. Well, the app refuses to die, as Bolt Creative has announced episode 48 is coming soon,

'Ultimate Robot Fighting' Coming December 4th from Reliance Games

I make no bones about being a huge fan of Injustice: Gods Among Us [Free] on mobile, NetherRealm's pseudo-fighting-card-collecting game. Unlocking and upgrading new characters in the massive roster of fighters is actually just one gigantic grind, but it ends up being incredibly fun because the underlying fighting mechanics are so satisfying. Reliance Games, who

Eminem is not afraid again in empowering 'Guts Over Fear' video

Eminem and "Chandelier" singer Sia deliver a vocal one-two punch for his boxing-themed "Guts Over Fear" music video. Lyrically, the 42-year-old rapper ponders his career, referencing past songs in several verses: “Here I go recycling...Show More Summary

'Zengrams' Review - An Enjoyable Variation On The Chinese Classic

Brace yourselves, we're going to talk about some truly old-school gaming in this review. Before there was Clash Of Clans [Free], Call Of Duty, Tetris [$0.99], Super Mario Bros., or even Pong, a huge gaming craze swept the world. It was a puzzle game known to the western world as Tangrams, brought over in the

A Flock of Tasty Sources on How to Start Learning High Scalability

This is a guest repost by Leandro Moreira. When we usually are interested about scalability we look for links, explanations, books, and references. This mini article links to the references I think might help you in this journey. DISCLAIMER: You...Show More Summary

HANA is the glue holding SAP and Amazon together | #reinvent

SAP SE has made no secret of its plan to transition from licensing on-premise software to selling cloud services, an ambitious transformation that relies on partners to provide the groundwork. Rayn Veerubhotla, Vice President of Global Technology Partners for SAP, … Continue reading ?

How to rebuild journalism

I read Emily Bell's speech and her piece in the Guardian over the weekend. They fairly well reflect what you hear from journalism pundits. I don't think they know how to listen to technology. They of course, being journalists, focus on the money. Show More Summary

AWS mastermind Hamilton tells how Amazon has stayed ahead of the pack | #reinvent

As the person responsible for running the world’s largest public cloud, Amazon.com Inc.’s James Hamilton knows a thing or two about delivering technology services at scale. The industry-renowned engineer returned to theCUBE at the retail giant’s recent re:Invent summit earlier … Continue reading ?

TGI Fridays Deploying Mistletoe-Equipped Drones in Search of PDA

TGI Friday’s, which is a name that I hate writing, on account of the fact that the phrase “Thank God It’s Friday” is somehow in possession of something, it’s going to be strapping mistletoe on to…

How the cloud freed up Workiva to focus on what matters | #gcplive

With more than 2,100 customers around the world including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500, Workiva Inc. stands out as one of the most influential enterprise vendors to have emerged in the wake of the infrastructure-as-a-service revolution. Dave … Continue reading ?

Sony PlayStation Has Quickly Pulled A Blatantly Sexist Ad (SNE)

Sony quickly pulled an innuendo-ridden ad from its European PlayStation YouTube channel, The Verge reports, presumably because of spot's obvious sexist connotations. The ad, which first went online on November 21 but was soon set toShow More Summary

Dancing Mad (Final Fantasy VI theme) Acapella [Video]

We’ve featured a few acapella versions of game music by Diwa de Leon before, but this is certainly the most ambitious to date: all 18 minutes of the theme Dancing Mad from Final Fantasy VI. Check out the YouTube page for full details of how technically challenging the project was.

Scary black seadevil fish caught on video at depth of 1,900 feet

One of the scariest-looking fish around, the black seadevil, has been caught on video at 580m (1,900 feet) deep — probably for the first time The video, posted on YouTube on Nov. 21 by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI),...Show More Summary

7 tips for writing cold emails to prospective employers

A cold email is like a handshake: We do it all the time, but we're not always sure if ours is strong enough. Despite the gray area of a cold email's effectiveness, it's still one of the most helpful ways to get the job you want. Like...Show More Summary

The Most Spectacular Place You’ll Never See

Unless you look out the window. When I did that on 4 November 2007, halfway between London and Denver, I saw this: Best I could tell at the time, this was Greenland. That’s how I labeled it in this album on Flickr. For years after that, I kept looking at Greenland maps, trying to find […]

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