Gear for getting better at your side gig

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. In this day and age, either you have a side gig or you know someone who does.

10 Reasons To Stay At Your Job

Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. You can find him @jaltucher or his latest book is “Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth”I used to love my job. Love it. I worked for my favorite entertainment company in the world.

Samsung Gear Live Review: That's a Pretty Big Baby Step

Whether you believe that smartwatches are the inevitable future or that they're the Devil's own handcuffs , almost everyone can agree that they've been pretty weak so far. Android Wear is here to fix that. And it just might! Eventually. Samsung's Gear Live is the first attempt,

More Nightmare Stories of Your Worst IT Jobs Ever

After we published reader IT job horror stories , we received more than a 1000 comments, and you kicked it up to a whole other level. From finding porn on church systems to working IT in actual warzones, you’ve been to computerized hell and back. Read more...

​Ferries, Bears And Adventure Bikes In British Columbia

Two weeks ago, we rode big, heavy adventure bikes off-road through some of the remotest portions of British Columbia. It was a challenge, sure, and it was pretty, of course, but it was also one of those rare adventures that meant something special. Here's why.Read more...

Nightmare Stories of Your Worst IT Jobs Ever

We asked the heroic IT workers of Gizmodo to tell us about their worst jobs. You came back with tales of overbearing bosses, unbelievable customers, and spoiled coworkers. And did you hear about the one with the preserved tumor?Read more...

Even More Wacky Submarine Terms You Never Knew You Wanted To Know

Recently, Navy Chief Marty Noe took us on a dive into the ‘colorful’ world of submariner terminology, and as a result we were flooded with emails and comments with readers wanting more or wanting to contribute. So let’s take an even deeper dive into the world of submariner lingo,

How to Stalk the Gizmodo Staff on Twitter

Recently, we here at Gizmodo have had the pleasure of welcoming a ton of new staff members on board. And even though you may have already liked us on Facebook or followed us on Twitter (hint hint), now's as good a time as any to reacquaint yourself with all of our beaming, blog-addled faces.

Microsoft Edge on mobile now includes a built-in fake news detector

In 2019, we still don’t really know what to do about fake news. With nothing to disincentivize viral hyperpartisan headlines and other exercises in confirmation bias, online misinformation seems to run as rampant as ever. It’s a tricky problem,

Hola Code tackles the real migration crisis

Tamara Davison Contributor Share on Twitter Tamara Davison is a British journalist reporting from Mexico. She has written for The i Newspaper and Entrepreneur as well as many regional newspapers worldwide, and she is the current editor of Aztec Reports.

Oracle says racial discrimination lawsuit is ‘meritless’

Oracle says the racial discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is “meritless.

Verizon Media Group is laying off 7 percent of its workforce

The Verizon division formerly known as Oath is laying off 7 percent of its workforce, which amounts to roughly 800 employees. Oath was created after Verizon acquired AOL, followed by Yahoo, bringing them together two years ago as a combined digital media entity with a new name. However,

Aibo learns to be a better watchdog

I wanted to love the new Aibo. Really, I did. But once I aactually spent some time with it, it turned out that it was a $3,000 dog with only a handful of tricks. It seems the days of buying true robot dog companionship are still a long ways away. A few months after bringing […]

Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online

A trove of more than 24 million financial and banking documents, representing tens of thousands of loans and mortgages from some of the biggest banks in the U.S.,has been found online after a server security lapse. The server, running an Elasticsearch database,

Facebook may proactively close Pages and Groups before they’re in violation of policy

Facebook today announced changes to the way it handles the removal of content from Facebook Pages that’s in violation of the social network’s Community Standards, as well as when the Page has posted items that are rated false by a third-party fact checking service.

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year,

Senate votes today on rollback of net neutrality rollback

Today's the big day for the Senate's big push to undo the FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order nullifying 2015's net neutrality rules. A vote is scheduled for this afternoon on whether to repeal that order, though as of this writing the coalition is still one vote shy of making it happen.

Parsable secures $40M investment to bring digital to industrial workers

As we increasingly hear about automation, artificial intelligence and robots taking away industrial jobs, Parsable, a San Francisco-based startup sees a different reality,

Insane person base jumps into foggy precipice with zero visibility

Watch this crazy guy base jumping into a void full of thick fog. I can imagine him thinking: "hmmm, how can I make this base jump thing even riskier? Of course, let's do it in a foggy day so I don't even know where the hell I am going!" This is just madness—but pretty exciting, I have to admit.



BuzzFeed COO Steps Down, Joins Lerer Ventures as Advisor

BuzzFeed's chief operating officer and president Jon Steinberg has stepped down from his role at the viral content site.He will remain with BuzzFeed as an advisor for the next six months. Steinberg will join investment group Lerer Ventures also in the role of advisor,

iOS 8照片应用编辑功能增强 支持进行搜索

在 iOS 8 中,苹果对照片应用进行了更多完善,增加了许多新热性,此前我们介绍过在 iOS 8 照片应用中,长按图片即可进行隐藏。今天我们要介绍另外几项新特性。  

Counterpoint:2014年Q1全球LTE手机iPhone5s / 5c占42%

来自市场研究机构 Counterpoint Research 的最新数据显示,在过去1年中,苹果 iPhone 5s/5c 占有全球 LTE 手机总量的40%,虽然 LTE 手机的出货量增长了91%。目前,LTE 手机占有全球智能手机出货量的四分之一。

Human Language Is Biased Towards Happiness, Say Computational Linguists

KentuckyFC (1144503) writes The idea that people tend to use positive words more often the negative ones is now known as the Pollyanna hypothesis, after a 1913 novel by Eleanor Porter about a girl who tries to find something to be glad about in every situation. But although widely known,





[图]Windows 9最新版Build 9844曝光 预览版已锁定

不久之前,Windows 9测试版本Build 9834、9841等在网上曝光,让我们得以提前看到Windows 9的新功能。今夜,微软举办发布会,介绍下一代Windows,届时我们将见到这款众人期待已久的新系统究竟有什么不同之处。

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