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After going three whole episodes without being sexist, the gender problems of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” are back!

Last season at its worst, HBO’s Silicon Valley was unfunny, boring, sexist, and insulting to Valley workers who don’t fit neatly into the awkward-straight-male-obsessed-with-his-own-penis paradigm. So call it an improvement, if you will: For the first three episodes, this new season at its worst was merely unfunny and boring — not sexist and insulting — as it interfaced [...]

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Fears

We love the colorful paint and marker illustration style in animator Nata Metlukh’s graduation short, a film that shows that while we shouldn’t let our fears rule us, they can sometimes keep us out of harm’s way too. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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NBA x Game of Thrones 3

The Sinker of Threes, the Atlanta Wargs, the King of Chemistry and more vie for the Larry O’Brien throne in the third installment of Bleacher Report and Mutsack’s Game of Thrones and NBA mashup. Valar Moreflopping. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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As police militarization increases, Bounce Imaging claims its device can reduce violent confrontations

Recent tragedies in Baltimore, Ferguson, and elsewhere, have put a national spotlight on everyday policing procedures as well as how law enforcement behaves and reacts during high-pressure situations. Although many of the most publicized incidents resulted from seemingly split-second decision making, the events have drawn attention to bad police behavior during home raids gone awry. One small [...]

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Box of Awesome: Charred

The perfect gift for the barbeque fiend, Bespoke Post’s Charred box includes a walnut-handled spatula, tongs and grill fork, maple wood chips for adding smoke to meats, and a deliciously spicy bottle of pineapple and habañero hot sauce. Link Price: $55 ($45/members) Continue Reading from the Source

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Twitter probably won’t buy Circa — nor should it, if it wants to compete with Facebook for news

Unless a company is incredibly good or incredibly lucky, its product will likely never garner more press than it did on the day it launched. So it was when Ben Huh and Matt Galligan unveiled Circa two and a half years ago, and the mobile news app was met with a heap of excitement, particularly among those who believe we need technology to “save” journalism. Now [...]

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If you can’t beat ’em, join them? Comcast to offer live-streaming features similar to Periscope and Meerkat

In terms of boxing excitement, Saturday night’s Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was a total snooze. However, as predicted, the PPV event ended up being an enormous victory for Periscope and Meerkat. Users of both live-streaming applications tuned their mobile phones onto the expensive PPV broadcast of the event in large numbers, beaming out the fight to free for users who followed [...]

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Soda Bottle Close Call

A pedestrian walking along a road in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil had the scare of a lifetime when an out of control truck headed straight for him, hurling hundreds of bottles of soda at him along the way. Incredibly, he escaped unharmed. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Marvel Superhero Family Car Decals

Usually I hope a giant flock of pigeons craps on those cars with the stick figure family decals on them…unless the scene goes on to show T-Rex eating everyone…but I don’t think I’d find these Marvel superhero versions of the smug happy family stickers so irritating. Definitely not enough to put in a request with [...]

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Cove Charging Station

Accessory maker Griffin Technology turned to crowdfunding to produce this elegant charging station, which holds up to five tablets, phones, and other gadgets, and keeps them out of sight. In birch, walnut or ebony woodgrain finishes. Link Link 2 Price: $150+ Continue Reading from the Source

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Deal: Interactive Coding Bootcamp

How’d you like to make six figures, work flexible hours, and love your job? This industrial-strength online training will give you the skills you need to be hired as a professional web developer, and it’s an amazing 92% off in the Technabob Shop! Link Price: $39 Continue Reading from the Source

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How Google benefits from invasive apps that share Android customer data

New research might convince Android users to think before they download. Eurecom has found that some applications reach out to almost 2,000 URLs in just a few minutes of usage on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini running Android. Many of those URLs are for sites that collect data about consumers to inform advertisements, some of [...]

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