Want To Work While Traveling The World For A Year?

Want To Work While Traveling The World For A Year?

When 25-year-old Greg Caplan left his job at Groupon recently, he really wanted to spend some time traveling and working remotely, but ran into a few problems.

“I was able to find remote work, but it’s difficult to find friends to travel with,” he says. “The biggest issue is traveling alone. I thought it’d be lonely. I wanna go travel but I wanna do it with a community and in a more structured…

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Why Every Media Website Redesign Looks the Same

Why Every Media Website Redesign Looks the Same

If web design is art, we may be entering its minimalist phase.

Website redesigns from some of the most-visited media destinations on the Internet may be leaving users with a bit of déjà vu since many are sporting the same visual elements.

“It’s sort of the same way that all cars look more or less the same. There’s only so many ways you can design a doorknob to where it’s going to be effective,”…

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Big Data

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Helt siden menneskene begynte å risse tegn og symboler inn i stein, har vi prøvd å ta vare på informasjon. Men med teknologiens utvikling, har prosessen blitt både mindre tidkrevende og fysisk anstrengende. Digitale formater har avløst papir og blekk, som en gang tok over for stein og meisel.

Teknikkene vi har brukt for å samle inn og analysere data har også forandret seg. Alt fra…

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Tim Minchin UWA Address (2013)

A former Perth arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.

Mind-Blowing ‘Game of Thrones’ Theory

Mind-Blowing ‘Game of Thrones’ Theory

Note: The following post contains spoilers for anyone who hasn’t seen seasons 1-4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones. It also makes references to material found only in the A Song of Ice and Fire books. This is only a theory, so there is no guarantee that this is correct.

Just when you thought you had the Westeros family tree all mapped out, Game of Thrones fans are here to throw you for a loop, again.

Ear…

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Pentax Film Duplicator Overview

Pentax Film Duplicator Overview

A film duplicator accessory was among the prototypes on display by Pentax at this year’s CP+ show.  This bellows-like setup makes it easy to digitize film photos and slides using a DSLR without having to use any other external hardware or software.

It’s no doubt surprising to see a film-related accessory being launched this far into the digital era.  This product does make a lot of sense,…

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The Fermi Paradox - Wait But Why

Everyone feels something when they’re in a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see this:

Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. Personally, I go for the old “existential meltdown followed by acting weird for the next half hour.” But everyone feels something.Physicist…

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