Walmart If you can't swing a vintage cart on 1stdibs, this silver metal and classic glass version is a steal when it comes to bar gift ideas. With two tiers and built-in bottle holders, it has plenty of storage space for bottles, glasses and bar tools of varying heights and sizes. (If you're able to spend a little more on bar gifts, this gold bar cart with a midcentury modern vibe is also nice.) … [Read more...] about Best bar gifts for 2020
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BERLIN: Samsung announced its first-ever virtual reality headset last night, named Gear VR. It is a headset that Samsung has built in conjunction with VR company Oculus, and the company aims to invest more in this technology in coming time. So, what does it feel like to play a game or watch a movie using the headset? Here are our first impressions of Samsung's new Gear VR virtual reality headset... Samsung Gear VR is a pretty big gadget and consists of two parts -- the headset and the strap. The headset is big and characterized by a curvy and sloping design. You need to pop a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in the headset in order to make Gear VR work. On the right side of the headset is a touch-sensitive scroll pad that can be used to juggle between different functions on the screen. The volume hardware key is also located on the right. You can change the focus of the image from a scroll wheel located on the top of the screen. This feature works well even if you wear prescription glasses. … [Read more...] about First impressions: Samsung Gear VR
For me, however, the show is practically a master class in Wookiee speak. You don't really pay attention to what Wookiees sound like until you're forced to listen to their roars, moans, chuckles and whines in endless bouts of conversation that never get subtitled. When I watch the special, I like to shout out my own Wookiee translations, which are probably way off-base from the real plot and a lot more R-rated then they need to be. … [Read more...] about In defense of The Star Wars Holiday Special
If you like the current state of the internet, you should know about net neutrality. If you are not aware of it, don't worry. Internet is built around the idea of openness. It allows people to connect and exchange information freely, if the information or service is not illegal. Much of this is because of the idea of net neutrality. If you like the current state of the internet, you should know about net neutrality. Many web users are aware of it. But if you are not, don't worry. We explain it here: Click here to register your voice Join The Times of India's campaign to support net neutrality What is net neutrality? Net neutrality is an idea derived from how telephone lines have worked since the beginning of the 20th century. In case of a telephone line, you can dial any number and connect to it. It does not matter if you are calling from operator A to operator B. It doesn't matter if you are calling a restaurant or a drug dealer. The operators neither block the access to a … [Read more...] about What is net neutrality and why it is important?
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is credited for this great turnaround the company has seen under his leadership. Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014 when the Richmond-based tech giant was kind of lagging behind the likes of Google and Apple. However, Nadella with crucial decisions — betting big on Microsoft Cloud services — has turned Microsoft into a trillion-dollar company. In fact, Microsoft became the second US company after Apple to hit the $1 trillion mark in market capitalisation. When Nadella took over, Microsoft’s market capitalisation was close to $300 billion. Nadella’s leadership style has often been praised and he once shared what he thinks are the important principles he follows. In his book — Hit Refresh — and also in a couple of interviews, Nadella spoke about them. Bring Clarity is the first principle that Nadella says leaders and managers should adhere to. “In an ambiguous situation, where there cannot be complete … [Read more...] about 3 leadership principles that helped CEO Satya Nadella make Microsoft a $1 trillion-dollar company