卖辣椒的智慧 | 左岸读书

卖辣椒的智慧 | 左岸读书

卖辣椒的人,恐怕都会经常碰到这样一个众所周知又非常经典的问题,那就是不断会有买主问:你这辣椒辣吗?不好回答。答辣吧,也许买辣椒的人是个不怕辣的立 马走人;答不辣吧,也许买辣椒的人是个喜欢吃辣的,生意还是不成。当然解决的办法也众所周知并且非常经典的,那就是把辣椒分成两堆,吃辣的各选所需,这是 书上说的。

Kickstarter’s reign of video game terror may be over soon, analysts suggests | Games | Geek.com

Kickstarter’s reign of video game terror may be over soon, analysts suggests | Games | Geek.com

Ever since Double Fine took to Kickstarter to fund the game that ended up being the first half of Broken Age, the crowdfunding platform has exploded in popularity — especially within the video game industry. Games are funded left and right on Kickstarter, but the usual downfalls of Kickstarter — underestimating funds, delivering an inferior product than what was promised, or not delivering at all — plague the industry. If you’re sick of the crowdfunding craze, don’t worry: analysts suggest that the trend is in decline.

Reddit 5000万美金的领投方竟是YC掌门Sam Altman个人,并打算将买入股权的10%分给社区用户 | 36氪

Reddit 5000万美金的领投方竟是YC掌门Sam Altman个人,并打算将买入股权的10%分给社区用户 | 36氪

UGC新闻聚合平台Reddit获5000万美金融资的消息前段时间我们已有提及,不过当时并不知领投这5000万的竟是一个个人— YC的新掌门Sam Altman(这并非说他投的钱比剩下总和都多,但term确由于主导),其它投资方也是很有来头包括Andreessen Horowitz、红杉。Peter Thiel、Ron Conway、Paul Buchheit, Jared Leto, Jessica Livingston、Kevin 和 Julia Hartz、Mariam Naficy、Josh Kushner、Calvin Broadus和其CEO Yishan Wong都在其列。

New trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is mega-awesome | Geek-Cetera | Geek.com

New trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is mega-awesome | Geek-Cetera | Geek.com

The third and final trailer for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming movie Interstellar has just been released online, and it really demonstrates the epic scale of the film. The last trailers were of a traditional trailer-length and gave a very basic overview of the plot, but this one is a full two-and-a-half minutes of exposition and awesome visuals. It might be giving away a bit too much, but it’s still hard to resist watching.

Pill made of needles being developed by MIT | Science! | Geek.com

Pill made of needles being developed by MIT | Science! | Geek.com

You probably didn’t like needles growing up, and you likely would’ve done just about anything to avoid getting stabbed by a doctor while your parents calmly allowed it to happen. Today, even if you don’t mind needles anymore, you’d still choose swallowing a pill over getting a shot — if the option were available — every single time. While that sounds like a pipe dream, that option is being made a reality thanks to researchers at MIT. Unfortunately, that reality involves a pill covered in tiny needles.

如果你还没有决定十一去哪里看人山人海,那就先看看百度的黄金周预测吧 | 36氪

如果你还没有决定十一去哪里看人山人海,那就先看看百度的黄金周预测吧 | 36氪

作为一个因为买不到火车票国庆假期要值班的苦逼编辑,我觉得我的十一应该是这个样子的:1号在公司看全国高速堵车(xie wen zhang) ,2号在公司看各地景区排队(xie wen zhang) , 3号在公司看全国酒店涨价 (xie wen zhang) ,4号在公司看游客到处被宰(xie wen zhang) ,5号在公司看买不到火车票(xie wen zhang) ,6号在公司看全国高速又堵(xie wen zhang) ,7号在公司看东南西北进不了城(xie wen zhang) 。

智能硬件领域再下一城,英特尔发布智能手表The Peak | 36氪

智能硬件领域再下一城,英特尔发布智能手表The Peak | 36氪

据9to5Mac消息,被英特尔收购的Basis发布了首款可穿戴设备:智能手表 The Peak。新手表主打健身和睡眠追踪功能,同时可以持续持续监测心率,支持通知消息提醒,可以通过蓝牙连接手机,续航可以达到4天左右,将于11月在美国上市,售价大约为200美元,年底前将登陆加拿大和英国市场。