When Brandon accepted a position at Google, he realized that most of his out-of-work life would be spent commuting to an apartment he would use for pretty much just sleeping. Although he could technically afford an apartment, like many in the Bay area, he’d be spending most of his income on rent and utilities and wouldn’t be able to pay down student debts or save any money. His solution? A box truck.
Here’s what San Francisco looked like in the 1800’s if Google Maps Existed
Ready to hop in the DeLorean and head back to the 1800’s? Two coders (@danvdk and @ravejk) decided to use the vast resource of photos from the San Francisco Public Library and create an interactive map of the images on Google Maps. It’s almost as great as being able to travel back in time while taking a modern luxury like Google maps along for the ride.
9th grader Ahmed Mohamed invited to bring his clock to the White House/Facebook
What happens when a 9th grader builds a clock and brings it to school? In the case of 14 year old Ahmed Mohamed, you get arrested.
Introducing the $99 (Apple) Pencil
You have the Apple Watch, now Apple is reinventing another life staple: the Pencil.
Hacker Takes Down New York Magazine After Cosby Story. Reason? Hacker Hates New York
New York Magazine appears to be back up and running after being down for almost an entire day. The website went down after posting a landmark interview with 35 of the women that have accused Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault. However, the hacker denies taking the website down for posting the story.