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At Apple University, studying Picasso helps with product design

78-button Google TV remote is an example of what not to do<p><i>The New York Times</i> has published a rare look inside Apple's secretive training program known as "Apple University." New recruits are encouraged to sign up for courses in the program, which was conceived by Steve Jobs in order to ensure that …

The Fabulous Life Of Bill Gates, The Richest Man In The World

Gates has been a public fixture ever since he and Paul Allen started a computer revolution in the 1980s. He has all of the toys you would expect from the world's richest man, from a private jet to a 66,000-square-foot home he nicknamed Xanadu 2.0.<p>Yet as his wealth has grown, Gates has done more and …

Bill Gates

Classics of Sherlockiana: the Apocrypha of Sherlock Holmes

by James C. O'Leary June 04, 2014<p>“which I would read as easily as I do the apocrypha” [VALL]<p>The Canon of Sherlock Holmes compromises four novels and …

Eisner Watch: Watson and Holmes

It’s another week, and time for yet another instalment in the <b>Best New Series</b> category for our countdown to the Eisner Awards. I’ve been pretty …

Are you Holmes or are you Watson?

You are definitely not Sherlock Holmes, and neither am I. Sherlock Holmes is Sherlock Holmes, and I'm sure that is at least one point upon which we …

Toyota to launch first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for about $70K

Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.<p>Toyota has hung a price tag on its first commercial hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle.<p>And it's not cheap: 7 million yen, which converts to roughly $70,000, £40,000 …

Alternative Fuel

China aims to break U.S. hold in Asia with rival to World Bank

China wants to set up a multilateral development bank in Asia to break the U.S.’s financial hold on the continent, the Financial Times reported …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 167<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

3D-printed corset turns see-through the more time you spend online

Corsets are typically used to squeeze torsos into shape, but designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro Oliveira had other ideas in mind. Instead of making another waist-pinching underwear, they've designed a 3D-printed corset that demonstrates how the internet has rendered us naked and vulnerable... by …

Google Launches New Platform to Connect Businesses With Customers

Google wants to create a better business directory and, this time, they mean business.<p>On Thursday the tech giant launched Google My Business, a …

Facebook will track your web history for ads, but now you can complain about them

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Julius Kielaitis/Shutterstock<p>In an effort to boost the effectiveness and control it has over ads, Facebook (s fb) …

Tisha Cherry's Pop Culture Food Art

Give <b>Tisha Cherry</b> a food item--<i>any</i> food item--and I'll bet that she can turn it into a work of art. But you'd better be well-informed about pop …

Driverless Cars: Optional by 2024, Mandatory by 2044

<b>Sixty years ago this month, Isaac Asimov</b> published a short story about a self-driving “automatobile” called Sally who had not only judgment but …

Driverless Cars

How America's middle class fell behind its Canadian neighbours

Canadians pay lower college tuition, cheaper medical care and less income inequality. What is the US doing wrong?<p>If you’re a proud member of America’s middle class, you may have been startled to learn last week that your after-tax income now makes you worse off than your Canadian neighbors to the …

Putin Just Called The Internet A 'CIA Project' — Here's Why

The comments sound paranoid, but they actually serve Putin's aims well.<p>Today, Russia is leading the charge for breaking up the Internet as it currently functions by running Web traffic through servers in each respective country.<p>"In two years we may get a completely different Internet," Russian …

Russia