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‘Persona 5’ reviews are in and — surprise! — everyone’s a fan

‘Persona 5’ reviews are in and — surprise! — everyone’s a fan

June 19, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

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Persona 5 is great.

Yes, that’s not exactly news. The game launched in Japan last September, so we already knew that Atlus nailed the series’ first full sequel in almost 10 years. But it’s finally out in the …

Can Twitter survive without NFL Thursday Night Football?

Can Twitter survive without NFL Thursday Night Football?

June 17, 2017 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

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Twitter shook the tech press (some of its most loyal users and followers) last year when it announced it had purchased the digital streaming rights — beating out Facebook, Amazon, and Yahoo …

Microsoft’s cheaper mixed reality experience is similar to HoloLens, but there are limitations

Microsoft’s cheaper mixed reality experience is similar to HoloLens, but there are limitations

June 16, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

This could one day be on your face.

Microsoft’s brand of mixed reality is coming to cheap PCs before the end of the year.

Affordable mixed reality headgear costing roughly $300 will be arriving this year —consumer models are expected …

Bake: a Piescraper that towers over the dessert-table

Bake: a Piescraper that towers over the dessert-table

June 8, 2017 at 5:00 am 0 comments

Pie-hacking baker Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin (AKA @thePieous) writes, "I’ve been experimenting with pushing the boundaries of pie design for just over a year now, but my big white whale – how to make pies ‘tall’ – had always eluded me… …

Samira Wiley on the emoji Margaret Atwood selected to comment on her wedding Instagram

Samira Wiley on the emoji Margaret Atwood selected to comment on her wedding Instagram

June 5, 2017 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

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"Weirdly, in my career, if you’re a man, you stand out because most of the people around me have been women in charge," Samira Wiley tells Mashable.

Wiley is best known as fan-favorite Poussey …

The Juicero is an impressive piece of over engineered hardware

The Juicero is an impressive piece of over engineered hardware

June 5, 2017 at 7:50 am 0 comments

It’s easy to squeeze the juice out of a Juicero juice bag with your bare hands. But for some reason, the $400 Juicero machine was built to squeeze charcoal briquettes into diamonds. Ben Einstein, a product designer and venture capitalist, …

Trump once built a Civil War monument at one of his golf courses, but …

Trump once built a Civil War monument at one of his golf courses, but …

May 27, 2017 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

Trump golfing in 2005.

Donald Trump gave an interview over the weekend in which he pretty much asked why the Civil War was fought. (The answer, of course, is mainly slavery.)

Trump was widely criticized and mocked for the gaffe, …

Quantifying startup funding inequality for fun and profit

Quantifying startup funding inequality for fun and profit

May 26, 2017 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Income inequality and disparity in resource distribution have drawn a lot of attention recently in the United States. Today, we’ll investigate a variation on the theme, exploring the distribution of a specific resource, venture capital funding, across a particular population, …

Ultrahaptics raises $23 million for its invisible ‘touchless interfaces’

Ultrahaptics raises $23 million for its invisible ‘touchless interfaces’

May 25, 2017 at 8:06 am 0 comments

As huge tech co’s continue to dump money into VR and AR technology that looks to convince us digital objects in front of us are actually real, they’re still having a tough time figuring out how to make them feel …

Workhorse W-15 revealed: PHEV pickup with 80-mile range

Workhorse W-15 revealed: PHEV pickup with 80-mile range

May 24, 2017 at 4:58 am 0 comments

Not even a year after releasing renderings of its new range-extended electric truck, Workhorse has unveiled the real thing. As promised, the new Workhorse W-15 uses a pair of electric motors, one in the front and one in the back, …