By Steve Bulpett | [email protected] | Boston HeraldDecember 8, 2018 at 6:26 pm In a story on Gordon Hayward last Tuesday, we went through all the changes the Celtics have made since he agreed to sign here as a free agent. We wondered at the end whether, given knowledge of the circumstances as they played out before and after his big injury last year, he would have still come to Boston. In the end, Hayward acknowledged that it was the chance to win that brought him here, and that opportunity is still very much in play. But what about the view from the Celtics’ standpoint? Knowing how good Jayson Tatum has become at a pace quicker than expected, would the C’s still drop a maximum contract on Hayward? And we’re not talking about talent here; this is solely a question of salary cap management. Danny Ainge shrugged the query off. “I don’t think you can do any good by going into the past and looking at things like that,” the … [Read more...] about For Celtics, Ainge, no such thing as too much of a good thing
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caption Complete confidence is overrated. Kathryn Minshew pictured. source Courtesy of The Muse Coffee Meets Bagel cofounder Dawoon Kang and The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew have similar takes on entrepreneurial confidence. Both said they have to live with some amount of self-doubt, and that entrepreneurs don’t always know what they’re doing. Research backs them up: Relatively low self-confidence can sometimes motivate people to work harder. Kathryn Minshew used to call herself the “Asker in Chief.” The 32-year-old is the cofounder and CEO of job-search and career-advice platform The Muse. But she told me that she didn’t start the company in 2011 because she had answers to people’s questions. She started the company because, for years, she’d needed those answers herself. In the early days of building a business, Minshew said, she got involved with the local tech … [Read more...] about Even the most successful entrepreneurs aren’t always completely sure what they’re doing, and that’s a good thing
There was a lot of speculation around Anthem last year. EA told us it’d be a class-based shooter based on a Sci-Fi story cooked up in-house by the BioWare team, and gave us a vague 2019 release window. This year, EA opened the floodgates. We got gameplay videos, cinematic trailers and even a discussion panel starring the key developers answering fans’ biggest questions during the EA Play keynote. Now that we have more answers than questions, though, one thing has become abundantly clear: Anthem isn’t like other BioWare games. In fact, it’s not even close.Whether that fact perturbs you or completely glances off the armor of your exosuit likely comes down to how well you know the brand and how willing you are to let a developer grow beyond its tried and true formula.The case for old BioWare On one side of the planet are those that feel like Anthem is a straight Destiny clone. They both have shared worlds with class-based abilities. They borrow … [Read more...] about Anthem breaks the BioWare formula, but is that a good thing?
Making money from mining cryptocurrencies isn’t just something that people do with their own hardware, malware authors have also been creating malicious software to have other people do the hard work them – and we don’t mean cloud mining. While this represents a new fad in the realm of malware authorship though, it may not be around in this guise for long. “Cryptojacking is outpacing ransomware reports by a factor of 1 to 100, and these numbers will continue to increase …” In our history of malware feature, we looked at how malware tends to come in waves. While the latest and most dangerous in recent memory has been ransomware, it’s been pushed far from the top spot of common attacks in recent months by the advent of cryptominers, which look to force infected systems to mine cryptocurrency directly. While it may have been riding high recently though, like the value of cryptocurrencies themselves, it’s a malware type that already seems to … [Read more...] about Cryptojacking is the new ransomware. Is that a good thing?
MECHELEN, Belgium, April 11 (Reuters) - A Belgian zoo on Wednesday welcomed its third baby elephant of the past six months, delighting visitors and zookeepers alike.The new arrival, an Asian elephant still without a name, was the first male born at Planckendael zoo this year."We got our third baby, three in a row, three healthy babies. You can't make an elephant zookeeper happier," said Ben Van Dyck who looks after the animals.On his feet within fifteen minutes of his birth and now walking well, the newborn is perfectly healthy, the zoo said.He became the tenth member of the elephant family at a zoo whose breeding program aims to help repopulate the endangered species. 16 PHOTOS Inside the Planckendael Zoo in Belgium See Gallery Inside the Planckendael Zoo in Belgium A newborn Asian elephant is pictured on the first day of a public appearance at the Planckendael Zoo in Mechelen, Belgium April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A one-week-old baby … [Read more...] about Good things come in threes, baby elephant boom in Belgian zoo