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How Do You Hire Programmers?

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Let me start this by saying that I do not consider myself one of those “10x” programmers. I am also a technology generalist, which means I may know how to use specific technologies but I am not considered a guru in many. However, I have been in the software and...
How Do You Hire Programmers?

Slovenia’s Ambassador to Japan issued this incredible apology for signing ACTA

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Slovenia’s Ambassador to Japan has made a quite incredible apology after she signed the ACTA agreement on behalf of the Eastern European country, as Techdirt reports. After being deluged by complaints, Helena Drnovsek Zorko apologised to her nation, but first her children, for signing the act. She claims that she is overworked...
Slovenia’s Ambassador to Japan issued this incredible apology for signing ACTA

The future of online etiquette is already here -- it's just unevenly distributed

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As anyone who has missed an important email knows by now, modern communications etiquette is a minefield of unspoken expectations and potential anxiety-inducing behavior. If you need further proof, all you have to do is look at some of the responses to a recent blog post by New York Times...
The future of online etiquette is already here -- it's just unevenly distributed

Deathly din: How Dead Space 3 sounds are made

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"The sound of fear is all about building the tension before that moment happens." Dead Space 3 developers talk about the sound that drives the terror in the third-person horror shooter released today. [Read more]...
Deathly din: How Dead Space 3 sounds are made

Stationery of Horror

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Stationery of Horror
Is This A Thing? A Business Man Carries iPad In His Pants Through Grand Central Station

How Microsoft could make a $199 Surface RT a reality, and why it shouldn't

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Microsoft An anonymous source has told Engadget that Microsoft's ARM tablet, the Surface RT, will cost just $199 when it goes on sale on October 26th. Cue much incredulity from the rest of the Internet. $199 would be cheap for a 10" tablet with 32 GB flash storage even...
How Microsoft could make a $199 Surface RT a reality, and why it shouldn't

Amazon Publishing will likely acquire troubled Dorchester’s backlist

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Amazon Publishing is likely to acquire the assets of Dorchester Publishing, the 41-year-old mass market publisher that closed its doors this February after years of economic trouble. Literary agent Richard Curtis, writing at Digital Book World, points to the announcement of an auction for Dorchester’s assets. At the auction, Amazon...
Amazon Publishing will likely acquire troubled Dorchester’s backlist

Clueful Scans The Apps On Your iPhone, Tells You Which Ones Are Doing Naughty Things With Your Data

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Remember address book-gate? Locationgate? I-don’t-know-what-my-apps-are-doing-on-my-phone-gate? Oh, that last one might not be a real thing. Regardless, we’re living in age where companies are pushing us to rethink the boundaries between what we consider private, personal information and what should be public. The resulting backlash is an overreaction(-gate) when we discover...
Clueful Scans The Apps On Your iPhone, Tells You Which Ones Are Doing Naughty Things With Your Data
Are we in a startup bubble?

How 'The Thing' became a different movie in post-production

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Considered by many to be one of John Carpenter's finest horror features, The Thing was very nearly a dramatically different film. After viewing the first cut of the movie, Carpenter (who also directed classics such as Halloween, The Fog, and Escape from New York) found the movie a confusing...
How 'The Thing' became a different movie in post-production
Air Force pilot grapples with the psychological costs of drone warfare

Russia Confirms To The World That It's Not A Fan Of Free Speech: Pussy Riot Gets Two Years In Jail

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Hopefully, many of you have been following the legal fight in Russia over the band/collective Pussy Riot, who performed an anti-Putin song inside a key Moscow cathedral. If so, then you know that, today, the band was sentenced to two years in jail. The sentence could have been worse, but...
Russia Confirms To The World That It's Not A Fan Of Free Speech: Pussy Riot Gets Two Years In Jail
Internet Archive hopes to make a million files download faster with BitTorrent links

Stop Whining And Embrace Google+ Already

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Oh, the horror! Google is so evil it's making everyone use its stupid social network. As the Wall Street Journal pointed out earlier this week, Google+, the social network all about the circles, is now inescapable.  Besides Google employees being forced to use it (and now bitching about using it...
Stop Whining And Embrace Google+ Already

Bald Beliebers Remind Us: Just Because You Read It On Twitter, Doesn't Mean It's True

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My mom always said that the most dangerous lies are the ones mixed with truth. That’s why the internet, namely Twitter, can be such a spurious environment. We sometimes forget that with the real-time, viral benefits of the short-winded social network come the same negative effects. Truth can spread like...
Bald Beliebers Remind Us: Just Because You Read It On Twitter, Doesn't Mean It's True

Engadget Mobile Podcast 180 - 05.29.13

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It's been three long weeks since you last heard us, but the news cycle has been far from quiet -- we hope you'll forgive our absence. In this episode we'll focus on Google I/O and catch up on the latest in mobile from BBM to HTC. To apologize for...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 180 - 05.29.13

Bootstrapping

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With all the talk of massive amounts of cash sloshing around the web/mobile startup ecosystem (including things I've said recently), you would think that nobody bootstraps anymore. But that is not true at all. Last week my partner Albert blogged about our most recent investment in Behance. Behance was bootstrapped...
Bootstrapping
Six seconds of horror: Adam Goldberg is Vine's first real auteur

Developers quit Kickstarted game

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A horror-based video game funded via the crowdsourced funding site Kickstarter website has been mothballed as all its developers quit....
Developers quit Kickstarted game

Did You Know That Professional Writing Is Dying And Only Taxing The Public To Pay Writers Can Save It

www.techdirt.com
Another day, another article written on behalf of the disrupted, bemoaning the way things are, romanticizing the way things were and recoiling in horror from the touch of the "masses." This one's a particular treat, though, seeing as it's written by Ewan Morrison, the author whose ACTA "expertise" resulted in...
Did You Know That Professional Writing Is Dying And Only Taxing The Public To Pay Writers Can Save It

How to recover lost form data in your Web browser

www.pcworld.com
The other day I spent a goodly amount of time writing a blog post. This blog post, in fact. As always, I composed it using PC World's browser-based tool, saved it, previewed it, then published it. But somewhere along the way, a glitch ate my post. (Talk about the...
How to recover lost form data in your Web browser

ExpenseBay Helps You Deal With the Horror of Expense Reports http://goo.gl/fb/h061

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The Non-Programming Programmer – Coding Horror http://goo.gl/fb/BjaT

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Dear America, since you unleashed upon us the horror that is Miley Cyrus, we have finally decided to return the favor. Love, Canada.

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Dear America, since you unleashed upon us the horror that is Miley Cyrus, we have finally decided to return the favor. Love, Canada.
Max Capacity's glitch-fueled pop art: beyond the average GIF

Open-mesh PC case keeps heat, dust bunnies at bay

www.engadget.com
If you haven't done it in a while, opening your PC case can be like a slasher flick -- you know you'll see something disgusting, but you're never sure what. Taiwan's YoungYear Electronics claims to stop the horror with its Green Mesh case, which has neither fans to suck...
Open-mesh PC case keeps heat, dust bunnies at bay

Love it or hate it, here’s our op-ed take on the week’s news

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This week brought a ton of interesting news, and as always, VentureBeat staff writers had an interesting take on it. In this week’s video, we discuss: The new hotness that is Halo 4 How to pitch your startup on a stage or at a conference A rash of scams...
Love it or hate it, here’s our op-ed take on the week’s news

There's Still One Thing That Has To Happen Before Apple Stock Recovers...

www.businessinsider.com
Apple is facing many issues and challenges, all of which we have described in detail here. But, importantly, at ~$425, these problems are already "in the stock"--meaning that most investors have recognized and adjusted for them. At ~$425, moreover, Apple's stock appears to be notably cheap. The company now...
There's Still One Thing That Has To Happen Before Apple Stock Recovers...
Eli Roth's 'Hemlock Grove' trailer debuts, series starts streaming on Netflix April 19th
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