There are few things as gratifying in this crazy mixed-up world than navigating the digital morass and making things work. Greetings from Colorado, where I’ve been sick as a dog. Antibiotics, do you take them or not? I wish all the people agitating against GMOs and vaccines would refuse to use antibiotics, not because I […] The post Tech Specs appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
All things being equal, I’d choose handwritten notes over digital notes any day of the week — but all things aren’t equal. While I love the feel of pen, pad, and paper, the truth is that digital notes are way more convenient in this modern age. Show More Summary
We're all addicted to our electronic devices. Few of us realize the physical toll they're taking on our bodies
By Tom Spurgeon I think we all know this is probably the worst column on the site, but I'm keeping it going because at some point I want to have a firmer sense of how I read and process webcomics. Like it's a wonderful thing to have...Show More Summary
No matter who you are or where you’re from, there’s one thing that unites us all: if we have to spend one more minute on the phone with our cable provider, we’re going to lose it. Cut the cord and make the switch to contract-free TV with the 1byone digital indoor HDTV antenna, now $12.99 at the BGR Store. Show More Summary
I always knew that the book world was a tough one, but it is one that I've immersed myself in since I was a girl. I loved escaping into a good book. I always knew that I was going to be a writer. I didn't know what kind of writer, but I knew that this was the industry I belonged in. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Rebecca Borison NEW YORK -- The retail industry is always evolving, particularly in today's digital age, but with all of the various technologies being tested -- both online and in stores -- everything ties back to one simple goal. Show More Summary
We've got a bunch of pretty big nerds here in the Office of Digital Strategy — we get really excited about things like responsive design, intuitive scrolling, and RSS feeds. So, predictably, we're pretty thrilled about the recent revamp of our blog. Show More Summary
Android TV makes is easy to pull all of your digital content into a single place, but in the list of things most folks would consider watching on the TV it's a safe bet comic books aren't usually high up there. Now there is Madefire Comics & Motion Books on Android TV to get you your comic fix through Google's Leanback UI, with an added twist. Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher Brooklyn black metal band Krallice had been teasing a new album recently, and lo and behold, all of a sudden the entire thing is here. It's called Ygg huur, it's out digitally today, and will be out...
“We’re in a culture right now of sharing your experience. It all harkens back to the first point, in 2007, when two things happened simultaneously: Apple announced its first iPhone, which literally put a computer into every person’s hands, and Facebook came out of its university setting to become public, so that you could find […]
Ubisoft recently had an earnings call in which they talked about quite a few aspects of their business and the business of gaming as a whole. It was interesting to learn things like how even two years into this new console lifecycle, 360/PS3 Ubisoft games are still outselling their One/PS4 [...]
The ICON Network is getting its nails done. The digital lifestyle network launched by Michelle Phan back in March 2015, welcomed new content partner and YouTube star CutePolish, a channel dedicated to the pursuit of all things nail art. CutePolish is run by 26-year-old Canadian Sandi Crystal Ball. Show More Summary
People of all ages are today increasingly reliant on digital devices and not on their own memories to store information. Our recent research shows that if you’re an adult in Europe, the odds are high that you’ll recall the phone number of the home where you lived when you were [...]
The Huffington Post, which gets a big, fancy New York Times Magazine feature this weekend, recruits Karen Mahabir from the Associated Press, where she had been digital products producer. She’ll be managing editor of news, overseeing the assignment desk and helping to organize the growth of the global news units… Nigel M. Show More Summary
Is it all about competition or will a rising tide lift all boats?What is the business case for the Internet of Things? CBR spoke to Michael Hobbs, Head of Smart Apps, Accenture Digital UK and Ireland, to get a consulting firm perspective. You head up ‘smart apps’ at Accenture. We generally talk about the hardware, but […]
Bilal talks about his new recording In Another Life with NPR's All Things Considered.
We all hear talk of the technical skills shortage and how tough it is for employers to hire the best talent, but if you're looking for a tech job, it might feel like things are the other way around. Finding and landing that perfect job can be a time-consuming, difficult and sometimes confusing process. Show More Summary
What You'll Be Creating Shading with colors is not an easy thing. All those hues with different saturations and brightnesses can make you dizzy! Black and white, in this case, should be much less complicated, but that's not true at all. Show More Summary
In an exclusive and wide-ranging conversation, the President explains his take on Washington's technology problems—and his solutions. Fast Company: From the outside, looking at all the different things that your digital teams are doing, it can feel diffuse, because it is dispersed. What are the overarching goals here? Read Full Story