We’re in the final countdown to the biggest night in big-wave surfing: the World Surf League Big Wave Awards. The nominees for all categories are well worth a look, but we decided to break down the Biggest Wave category. It’s not anShow More Summary
Nuno Dias shot this absolutely insane surfing footage that looks more like a snowboarder out in front of an avalanche than a surfer on a wave. (more…)
Good news: The robots may not destroy us after all. A few weeks ago, I wrote a column that outlined the worries of big thinkers such as Stephen Hawking and Andrew Yang who are predicting a wave of job destruction caused by automation, robots and artificial intelligence. Michael Mandel begs to differ....
If you are a big company getting your butt kicked, it seems like the thing to do is issue a memo. Bill Gates did it after Microsoft lost out on the first wave of the Internet. Ray Ozzie wrote one for Microsoft about the importance of software as a service last year (see an earlier... The post Yahoo’s manifesto for change appeared first on BeyondVC.
Flubber? Wacky waving inflatable arm flailing tube man? Slimer from Ghostbusters? This dude reminds me of many things (even Bemax from Big Hero 6 for some reason), but this stretchy green weirdo is none of those. No, his name is Helix,...Show More Summary
Is there anything more mesmerizing and cringeworthy in surfing than the big-wave wipeout? Certainly not. And with the World Surf League’s Big Wave Awards just around the corner, we thought it was a good idea to take a look at the Wipeout...Show More Summary
Post by Meredith Gordon. The Duchess of Cambridge, a.k.a Kate Middleton, is known for her luscious locks of fabulous hair. Seriously, Kate has the dreamiest brown hair since Jaclyn Smith showed off her waves in Charlie's Angels. ButShow More Summary
A tidal wave of inflation is rapidly moving through the financial system. Most investors only pay attention to the Federal Reserve. And they are missing the BIG PICTURE for Central Bank monetary policy. The Fed is tightening policy by hiking rates. Show More Summary
Last night was a big one for Chance The Rapper: The first show on his first-ever arena tour. During his show, at Valley View Casino Center (outside San Diego), Chance did a few of the tracks he's recorded with Kanye West amidst all his own songs. Chance co-wrote "Waves," from West's The Life Of Pablo,…
Chance the Rapper kicked off his first arena tour Monday night, and when you do things that big, you gotta bring out the hits. While the Chicago native has bangers of his own, Chance has an impressive resumé working with some famous faces. Show More Summary
Esquire rides the Instagram wave for the spring-summer 2017 edition of The Big Black Book. The magazine enlists Cameron Dallas, Neels Visser, Twan Kuyper, and Josie Canseco for a suiting editorial. The Insta-famous group takes to the studio with photographer Christian Anwander and stylist Matthew Marden. Show More Summary
All the ingredients for a busy beach weekend are coming together: temperatures in the 90s driving crowds to the coast; big waves drawing surfers; and spring-breakers looking to soak in the last days of their vacation in the sun and sand. But be warned – there also will be dangerous waves and rip currents, closed access […]
If you're BASE jumping, big wave surfing or solo rope free climbing you're an adrenaline junkie with a death wish. That's the myth at least - one that has just been debunked by Australian researchers at Queensland University of Technology. More »
If a big asteroid hit the Earth, ferocious winds and intense shock waves would kill the most people.
What’s more redundant than another big data software tool? Another one from Apache, maybe? Don’t be so quick to wave off newcomers like Apache Flink, said Dean Wampler (pictured), vice president of fast data engineering at Lightbend Inc. Show More Summary
What makes a pro surfer interesting? The fact that they invented a certain aerial maneuver? That they surfed the biggest wave of the year? We think it’s a little more complex than that. RELATED: Behold the 2017 Big Wave Award nominees;...Show More Summary
Big-wave surfer Paige Alms made history this year by being named the first-ever Big Wave Tour Women’s World Champion. The women’s Big Wave Tour had only one event in its inaugural season, the Pe’ahi Challenge, held at Maui’s infamous big-wave spot Pe’ahi (also referred to as Jaws). Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: [Updated] You’ll be forgiven for not having heard of Afiniti, a Washington, D.C. company that may be the first pure-play artificial intelligence company to file for an IPO since the big AI hype wave hit last year. Afiniti uses AI to help companies more efficiently pair their sales people with customers, and boasts that it […]
Marine approaches 20MW in EU; A further 30MW are under construction says Ocean Energy Europe report 12 April 2017 (ReNews) "Marine energy projects totalling almost 20MW were deployed in Europe by the end of 2016, with a further 30MWShow More Summary
Jaimal Yogis, the author and surfer behind "Saltwater Buddha" and his forthcoming memoir, "All Our Waves Are Water," on riding Buddhism’s three big waves. The post A Surfer’s Guide to Buddhism’s Three Vehicles appeared first on Lion's Roar.