Pin It
Favorite

For Your Consideration 

The Old Republic expands the Star Wars game universe, see if you have what it takes to pass Google's entrance and the Spokane library gets online with Kindle check-outs

click to enlarge art17415.jpg
BOOK
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

For all the simplicity of Google’s design, the hiring process at this dream-to-work-for company is infamously tricky. Instead of lame interview questions like “Tell me why you would be an asset to Google,” they go a little deeper with questions like “If you were shrunk to the size of a nickel and placed in a blender, and the blades would start spinning in five seconds … what would you do?” ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? explores the ridiculous questions and the successful answers of Google interviewees.

click to enlarge fyc_Star_Wars_The_Old_Republic.jpg
VIDEOGAME
Star Wars: The Old Republic

World of Warcraft has a lot going for it: orcs, loot, a disturbing understanding of how the reward centers of the human brain can be manipulated to create addiction. But one crucial thing it lacks thus far: lightsabers. But now the studio that gave us the Knights of the Old Republic computer game (widely considered to be what the Star Wars prequels should have been) has come out with a massive multiplayer game in the same vein: STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC. Yes, that means a monthly subscription and Bring-Me-The-Hides-of-24- Krayt-Dragons quests.

click to enlarge fyc_library.jpg
eBOOKS

Spokane County Library - Kindle Checkouts

With the death of bookstores, it may seem that the quaint days of the library are obsolete. But not in Spokane. Both Spokane County and the Spokane Public Library offer KINDLE CHECKOUTS of eBooks for free with a library card. Only Spokane County, however, has a deal with their e-book distributor to check out books in Amazon’s Kindle format. Just check out the instructions on the Spokane County website, and then never leave the house for literature again.

  • Pin It

Latest in Arts & Culture

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu
Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition feat. David Hayes

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition feat. David Hayes @ Jundt Art Museum

Every other day

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Most Commented On

  • Trapped by Debt

    Reflecting on the financial — and emotional — toll of student loans
    • Feb 11, 2015
  • The Food Guru

    The timing couldn't be better for food expert Alton Brown to check out Spokane's dining scene
    • Feb 25, 2015
  • More »

© 2015 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation