This week I’m holding back on the questions and the nosiness and the theme and the pestering...for I think the weekly Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Odeck, Tay, Oppo, Backtalk, Clashtalk, and Powder Room cross thread should sometimes be allowed to be purely random. So, what do you wanna talk about?
We all have a brand. Our “brand” is who we are and how we want other people to perceive us. And our brands can change depending on the circumstance or the situation. Someone may be an auto mechanic eight hours a day, and that is how his customers perceive him. He might be a Little League coach on the weekends, and… »
When you’re just getting your startup off the ground, paying for accounting services isn’t always affordable. Fortunately, it’s easy to set up a basic bookkeeping system that’s good enough to get your business off the ground. »
Nowadays, all the smartphone ecosystems are focusing one thing pretty visibly — Virtual Assistants. These intelligently intelligent AI (again Intelligence) babies leave greater impact on the usability factor. Currently, Microsoft’s Cortana and Apple’s Siri — are leading this new trend across the industry. Cortana has… »
Over the past few years, as the S&P 500 jumped nearly 60 percent, IBM’s stock sunk 6 percent. Big Blue needed a miracle — and quickly – if it wanted to compete for top tech talent. Enter Watson, the computer that took down “Jeopardy” champion Ken Jennings, and IBM’s best hope for the future. »
Good morning, everyone! October 12 is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. I just wanted to take a moment to feel sorry for you poor American sots who have to wait til November. : )
Yo happy people and welcome to the very weekly cross thread where I get all nosy and ask the people of the kinjaverse to share their ups, downs, and all arounds. In this weeks thread, I wanna what’s your hope? For the next hour, week, century? I really need to finish a paper... »
Sleep loss is forever. What this means is that you can never get it back by trying to sleep longer on the weekends, for example. Here are some other kind of disturbing facts about sleep loss: »
Hello lifehacker readers and welcome to the weekly open thread, hosted by Hackerspace ‘cause Lifehacker is kind enough to allow it. Pull up a keyboard and tells us all about your lifehacking. Any cool projects just finished or planned? Want some advice on tech, woodbuilding, life or the universe? Stumbled on a cool… »
Hello kinjaeers and welcome to the very weekly Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Odeck, Tay, Oppo, Backtalk, Clashtalk, and Powder Room cross thread. This weeks video is ‘cause NYC is playing host to Pope Francis today, so now I’m curious. Anything going on in your neck of the world that’s interesting or exciting… »
“Working 9 to 5,” is the title of a song from a movie of the same name. The movie plot entailed three women who decided to get even with a horrific boss, but that’s not really the point. The large office was filled with people, including the boss, who came to work at 9 and stayed until 5, taking a half hour lunch,… »
At backtalk, the bird trend is never over and for this week, we will cover a few fun projects to make your domicile 100% more whimsical and birdier. »
What do you like and why? Games, organizational things, period trackers, fitness trackers, language learning, shopping, ride sharing, whatever!
If you are managing a remote team, whether of 5 or 55, you know the challenges – physical and emotional - communications, collaboration, tasking, camaraderie and morale. It’s not like you can sit around a table or go out for happy hour every once in a while. You have to settle for video conferencing, chats,… »
None of this will be as cool as the stuff Garden Marvel has been posting, but I thought we could start a master list of household hacks that you have tried - just post them in the comments, and I’ll add them up here. Please don’t include anything you haven’t tried, because the internet is a big place and full of lies. »
A few days ago, someone posted a video on my Facebook wall, titled, “This Is Amazing.” The opening still was clearly of a large body of water, taken by someone in a boat. The other instruction was, “Wait for it.” I knew what that meant. I was in for some long footage of a boring water scene until finally, the… »
Welcome to the end of the
world as we know it
week folks, hosted by Hackerspace, Lifehacker’s reader-run subblog! (Lifehacker commenters, you have entered a brave new world. Repeat: This is not the mainpage.) What Hackery pursuits have you been pursuing? What do you need help with and what will you trade for it? I… »
- Wednesday Android Update: Uh, with the ransomware Edition
- Using Habitica (a Game) to Improve My Productivity in Grad School but Mostly in Life
- So You Want to Build the Next ‘Candy Crush’? Here’s Your Road Map!
- Free Digital Copy of Monsters, Inc. When You Link Disney Movies Anywhere to a New Retailer Account (US only, Probably).