Working in an office is a terrible way to spend your life. Everyone knows this. It’s why Office Space is a cult classic. It’s why Ron Swanson is a cult hero. It’s why tech companies stuff their buildings with ping pong tables and bean bag chairs and yoga studios, desperately trying to convince everyone present that they are not, in fact, at the office. Read more...
You have a ping of several hundred milliseconds that puts you at a disadvantage against players with better pings? YouTube videos pause every other second or so because of buffering issues? Netflix streams do the same? Real-time communication...Show More Summary
Mary Ping, known also for her line of conceptual basics Slow and Steady Wins the Race, has relaunched her namesake brand.
For when pings or rings would be inappropriate or embarrassing, the Apple Watch lets you mute your notifications and alerts. Maybe you're going into a movie theater or about to watch a play. Maybe you're at dinner with a date or just want to take a quick nap. Show More Summary
Saturday night was a complicated night for Buffalo Sabres fans. The race for 30th was over, but the suspense of whether or not the Sabres would win the lottery and the right to select Connor McDavid was not. After the ping pong balls...Show More Summary
Ryan and Grace Ping earned the top spot at the Fools Five Road Race for the second consecutive year.
The temptation is always there — the smartphone on the passenger seat beside you buzzing and pinging with the urgency of your life's problems when you should have your eyes on the road.
This week, San Francisco International welcomed Turkish Airlines inaugural Boeing 777 flight from Istanbul, and TravelSkills was there on the runway to capture the moment. (I was there broadcasting live using the new Periscope app in my iPhone. Show More Summary
Have you ever wanted to take in the sights and sounds of old Azeroth's dungeons at Level 100, but do so without pinging out-levelled bosses with a single hit? In a post on World of Warcraft's official website last night, Blizzard has revealed that you'll soon be able to do exactly that by using a new Timewalking feature. Show More Summary
I got a question from a developer friend of mine this weekend, wondering whether Horizon had an API. I asked him why, and he responded with: Have a guy pinging me about helping him design/position a real estate mls + back office for [country X]. Show More Summary
My days are filled with emails, pings, and notifications. So much so that I forgot what it was like to be away from all of the distractions of technology I’ve grown accustomed to. Here are some lessons I learned—or relearned—spending a week away from it all, and how you can incorporate them in your own life. Read more...
Credit Crunch UnderwayLast week, Alexander Giryavets of Dynamika Capital L.L.C. pinged me with an article he had written on Recessionary Level in Credit Conditions.His article was based on data from the March Credit Managers' Index by the National Association of Credit Management. Show More Summary
And you thought you were principled. Over at Tiger Droppings, a LSU message board, commenter Ping Pong announces that he's no longer supporting Rand Paul because the Kentucky senator is using the U.S. Postal Service to fulfill campaign t-shirt orders. So much for Rand Paul being a libertarian. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, Mathew Ingram from GigaOM pinged me via my Google Profile to ask what my thoughts — as an open web advocate — are on Twitter’s new annotations feature. He ended up posted portions of my response yesterday in a post titled...Show More Summary
While other NBA teams are getting ready to play for all the marbles, fans of the lottery-bound Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves have their minds on ping pong balls and the draft lottery on May 19.
?In November 2014, a ratchet wrench was designed on Earth by 3D printing company Made In Space Inc. NASA then pinged over the file to space so that an astronaut could 3D print it on the International Space Station. This wrench became the first ever object to be 3D-printed in space. Show More Summary
Dog Plays Ping Pong, Redefines What It Means To Doggy Paddle. He returns the ball better than I ever could. How Hurricane Katrina Gave Rise to a Flood of Dystopian Fiction. The hurricane, the flood, and the government’s response make “a bad place” seem all too real. Wall Street's Bull Statue Was Once Totally Illegal. Show More Summary
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Let’s say that you want to have a ping pong table, but you just don’t have enough room in your home. What do you do? One option is to put half a ping pong table in…