How Fortnite became a smash hit, reportedly making $100M+ per month, by combining the popular building and battle royale shooter genres in one accessible game (Aja Romano/Vox)

April 1, 2018 Editor 0

Aja Romano / Vox:How Fortnite became a smash hit, reportedly making $100M+ per month, by combining the popular building and battle royale shooter genres in one accessible game  —  It’s a shooter game for people who hate shooter games.  —  A recent record-breaking Twitch stream — which saw 628,000 people tuning … Powered by WPeMatico

Ask Slashdot: Are ‘Full Stack’ Developers a Thing?

April 1, 2018 Editor 0

“It seems that nearly every job posting for a software developer these days requires someone who can do it all,” complains Slashdot reader datavirtue, noting a main focus on finding someone to do “front end work and back end work and database work and message queue work….” I have been in a relatively small shop that for years that has always had a few guys focused on the UI. The rest of us might have to do something on the […]

AI Weekly: Watson, Einstein, and Sensei must die

April 1, 2018 Editor 0

What do Einstein, Watson, and Sensei have in common? They’re all brands that are supposed to encompass major tech companies’ AI features, and they all need to go away. It’s easy to see why a company would want to have a megabrand to represent their AI efforts — it allows them to consolidate their innovation under a single umbrella and promote…Read More Powered by WPeMatico

All of Google’s jokes for April Fools’ Day 2018

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April Fools’ Day is upon us, and like every year, Google is doing its best to outdo itself. The company releases all sorts of jokes, ranging from the ridiculously lame to the very clever, spanning the simple blog post or video to the elaborate gag or new feature. It’s a very Google-specific tradition — even other Alphabet companie…Read More Powered by WPeMatico

If You See Green Storm Clouds, Prepare for the Worst

April 1, 2018 Editor 0

You see those green, billowing storm clouds over there? Those are bad. Not because you’ll get whisked away to some annoying musical world—no, because those clouds mean that storm is particularly nasty and dangerous. It might even mean a tornado is approaching. Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

Report: Netflix is Considering Buying Luc Besson’s Film Company

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Last year, Luc Besson released Valerian, a visually lush and imaginative scifi film via his film company, EuropaCorp. The movie, which was one of the most expensive independent films ever, did… okay. Not well enough to justify the incredible amount of money put into it, according to some sources, and ever since then… Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

One of Nat Geo’s first female photographers captured stories others ignored

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Annie Griffiths has spent 40 years as a photojournalist, starting her career as one of the first women photographers at National Geographic. She now runs her own nonprofit working to empower women around the globe. The post One of Nat Geo’s first female photographers captured stories others ignored appeared first on Digital Trends. Powered by WPeMatico

Optical vs. laser mouse

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When you pit an optical mouse versus a laser mouse, you might not know the differences right away. Which one comes out on top, and why? What’s the difference between them? We clear the air and explain the major distinction between these two base designs. The post Optical vs. laser mouse appeared first on Digital Trends. Powered by WPeMatico

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April 1, 2018 Editor 0

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