Anthony Lewis

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The co-founders story: setting up a digital humanitarian network

<b></b><br>Have you ever wondered how to setup up a network similar to the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHNetwork) within a country or a specific crisis? …

IBM has built a digital rat brain that could power tomorrow’s smartphones

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>In August 2014, IBM announced that it had built a “brain-inspired” computer chip—essentially a computer that was wired like an organic brain, rather than a traditional computer. These chips are designed to work like neurons—the brain’s nerve cells. Wired reported on …

The Art of the Portrait: My Journey to 100 Portraits in 100 Days

As a junior in high school in 1997, when I was deciding which path I wanted to go down, fine arts or photography, things were pretty simple. Did I …

DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

Charles Bukowski's guide to writing and life

<b>"I am a dangerous man when turned loose with a typewriter," said Charles Bukowski, the author of more than 40 books of poetry, prose and novels, including Ham on Rye and Post Office. Bukowski, who died on March 9, 1994, aged 73, used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in</b> …

Erik Jones Art

Erik Jones, a contemporary figure artist.<p>Erik Jones is a contemporary painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC. Colorful portraits of women are …

Supernovas, ice sculptures and star nurseries: Hubble's stellar 25 years

Nestled in orbit just above Earth's atmosphere — the biggest obstacle to space observation from the ground — the Hubble Space Telescope has been able …

From chocolate to Samurai swords, a fascinating take on the sensory and social dimension of materials<p>Pop a piece of dark chocolate in your mouth, says Mark Miodownik, and “for one blissful moment you will be in thrall to the most deliciously engineered material on Earth.” If you resist the urge to …

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

Photograph: Jurek Schreiner<p>His Holiness the Dalai Lama with, from left to right, his translator Thupten Jinpa, Arthur Zajonc, Richard Davidson and Amishi …

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

A unique genetic mutation and a well-wired brain mean that Concetta Antico is like no other artist on Earth.<p>When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, …

Title: Sun in an Empty Room Artist: Edward Hopper Completion Date: 1963 Style: New Realism Genre: interior Technique: oil Material: canvas Gallery: Private Collection Source: http://www.wikiart.org/en/edward-hopper/sun-in-an-empty-room Posted by Lara

Swooning over the mixed media, ball-point pen works of Nuria Riaza

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

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How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock's life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …