Hans Eliezer

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How Many Of Google's Banned Interview Questions Can You Answer?

Google has a fabled history of asking some ridiculously out-the-box questions and brain teasers at their interviews. In fact, as reported back in …

Employment

6 quick and easy ways to connect with anyone

I wondered why some people seemed to always have a steady stream of new prospects.<p>I wondered what they did that I didn't do or what they knew that I didn't know.<p>After studying some of the best salespeople I knew, I discovered they all had one thing in common.<p>They all had the ability to connect with …

Princeton University
Happiness

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Physics

The Closest Star System To Ours Doesn't Have Any Planets (Yet), After All

If you had looked to the skies just 25 years ago, you’d only be able to wonder about planets around other stars. “They must be there,” you’d reason, “since there’s no way our Solar System is unique in all the galaxy.” But where’s the proof? As the case always is in science, it’s in the data you …

Universe

TP-Link announces the 'world's first' 802.11ad router

Two days after Acer's announcement of the world's first 802.11ad laptop, and we now have a router that supports it. The TP-LINK Talon AD7200 is, obviously, the world's first 802.11ad router. What's 802.11ad? It's a 60GHz WiFi standard for that sits on top of the existing 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. It's …

Wi-Fi

Food Porn Alert: Our Most Favorite Photos of the Year

BRB, we're eating with our eyes.<p>Sometimes we sit at our desks, clicking through food photos, and instantly transform into the literal embodiment of the emoji with hearts for eyes. We have our most beautifully photographed recipes of 2015 to thank for that.

How to Cook Scallops Perfectly Every Time

We're here to spill the beans with a searing technique that makes it stupidly quick and easy for anyone to achieve a rich, buttery scallop with a …

Seafood

China Still Has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

China leads the world once again when it comes to supercomputing.<p>The country’s Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”) supercomputer is the most powerful machine …

Supercomputers

10 More Photographers You Should Be Following On Fstoppers

Last week I made a list of 10 of my favorite photographers to follow on Fstoppers and a few people complained that too many of them were "portrait" …

This Prototype Camera Tripod is Designed to be Used One-Handed

Tripods are often designed for stability rather than ease of use, which can make operating them a slow and complicated process. Traditional tripods …

Product Design
Leica Cameras

Interview: Quietly Expressive Faces of Women Whose Eyes Tell a Story

Marta Bevacqua (aka Moth Art) has mastered the art of simple portraiture. The gifted photographer captures stunning portraits of women with facial expressions so powerful, they can tell an entire story with a single gaze. Using simply her camera, a 50mm lens, and natural lighting, Marta opts to …

Photography
Top 10

When We've Lost Sight of the Image

Lenses, bodies, lighting, software, film, digital. Photographers can be a technical bunch. We must not forget what lies beneath the tangible, …

Photography

Six Inspirational Photographers Shooting Double Exposures

Image by Hayden Williams. Used with permission<p><i>All images used with permission from their original owners.</i><p>Double exposures are tough to do, but if you …

How Photographers Can Get More People to Notice Their Work

One of the biggest problems that almost any photographer faces is how to get someone to notice them. This is tough enough to do beyond convincing …

Marketing

The Magic of Winning a National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

In 2013, my then-girlfriend Martina and I were in Queenstown, New Zealand at the end of a two-month trip. The evening before our journey back home, …

How to Take a Self-Portrait with a Shooting Star

With a little bit of patience and a whole lot of luck, I was able to capture this photograph of myself perched on a rock above the Pacific Ocean. …

Photography

7 Extra Features Sony Cameras Can Do Through Apps

The general consensus is that Sony cameras are quickly gaining more and more popularity amongst many photographers. Out of the box, they’re quite …

Cameras

What We Have Actually Learned About Donald Trump’s Policies

On trade:<p>“We don’t make good deals anymore. We have incompetent people—probably stupid—but incompetent people, they’re making deals. I look at Japan, …

Donald Trump

NVIDIA DesignWorks Software Tools Help Create Virtual Products That Look Real

<i>Updated with 4N Watch image</i><p>I just returned from the SIGGRAPH conference which is a mecca for advanced computer graphics and related research. The event is a unique mix of academic research and commercial developments. This year the conference was held in the Los Angeles Convention Center bringing …

Augmented Reality

The Distinct Personality of Entrepreneurial Cities

Great universities, venture capital, and talented people are necessary, but insufficient.<p>Mayors, economic developers, and business leaders alike all say they want one thing: more entrepreneurship. Across the country and the world, there’s been no shortage of efforts to clone the “next Silicon …

Largest plane in the world to perform test flights in 2016

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started planning to build the largest plane in the world in 2011, along with several partners -- including Elon Musk. Now, that plane (called Stratolaunch) is under construction at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, and is expected to undergo testing as …

Architizer

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …