Jessica Ryan

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Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Butter Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

"Butter makes this buttery flaky recipe the perfect crust for your pie!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 cup butter, …

Baking

ThirdLove's Co-Founder Has This Brilliant Advice for Women Leaders

Contributing to change for the next generation means working on your network now.<p><i>What is the best advice you can give to women CEOs about leadership and startups? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Women Leaders

You can now 3D-print a house in under a day

Austin, Texas<p>In the near future, building a new home may be as easy as printing out an airline boarding pass.<p>At South By Southwest today, New Story, a Y Combinator-backed charity that works to build houses for people in developing nations, and Icon, a robotics construction company in Austin, Texas, …

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Startups

Short Ribs Slow-Roasted in Coconut Milk

In this riff on Indonesian beef <i>rendang</i>, the meat is cooked in coconut milk until it breaks up into gloriously rich jammy solids and delicious fat. …

Every Marquee of the 2017–18 Broadway Season

See all the marquees of the recent, current, and upcoming Broadway shows.<p>The current Broadway season is kicking into high gear with a new round of …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.<p>When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the …

Consumer Tech

Spicy Avocado Snack Recipe

"This fresh, fast, and easy snack is heart-healthy and delicious. I have tried lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, Meyer lemon, key limes and Satsuma …

Avocado

Romanian Startup Targets $400 Bln Charity Fundraising Market With New Platform

sponsoredThe company is using Blockchain and smart contracts to enhance speed and security of payments and plans to add innovative features by …

Machine Learning

This Sweet Potato Bowl Is the Best Single-Person Dinner of All Time

This sweet potato bowl recipe is my guaranteed feel-good, taste-great weeknight dinner for one.<p>It took me a long time to be good at cooking for myself when I first started living alone. But I’ve gotten better at it—I even enjoy it sometimes—and I’ve learned some good tricks for making nourishing …

Cooking

Spiced Snapper with Cucumber Salad

Roasting fish fillets that have been oiled and seasoned is a fail-safe, hands-off technique with big flavor payoff.

VR's new magic ingredient: Friendship

Virtual reality luminaries Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin tell how a shared group experience powers their latest experience, Chorus.<p>When we think about innovations in virtual reality, we often think about technological advances: sleeker headsets, more realistic images, gloves that touch what isn't …

Virtual Reality

Fried Chicken BLT with Jalapeño Honey

1. In a small saucepan, bring the honey to a low boil. Add the jalapeño slices and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Store in an airtight …

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build.<p>The cohort is creating a union of concerned experts called the …

Silicon Valley

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Feta Cheese

Patreon Found a Way to Pay the Creative Class. Will It Work?

Four years ago, a musician named Jack Conte co-founded Patreon with a pledge to help the creative class earn a living making everything from podcasts …

Profit

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

Here's the Little-Known Secret That Silicon Valley Tech Companies Use to Change the World | Inc.com

There is an interesting trend afoot in technology. Once dominated by startups and wannabes, Silicon Valley now boasts a who's who of some of the world's most valuable companies.<p>What is truly remarkable is that companies that once touted simple business models, such as Facebook's online community or …

Silicon Valley

Add This 4-Ingredient Gnocchi Skillet to Your Meal Plan ASAP

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the gnocchi and cook for 2 minutes or according to package directions. Drain …

5 Delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipes Just in Time for Winter

There's something about having a bowl of soup during the winter that just feels right. You can warm your hands with a toasty bowl as fragrant smells …

Cooking

Ham, Cheese & Dijon Pinwheel Puffs - Recipe

Recipe<p>Presented by <b>Maille</b><p>Yield: about 22 pinwheels<p>These easy appetizers come together quickly and are a major crowd-pleaser for a holiday …

Dijon Mustard

Take Your Chicken Salad on the Go With Delicious Turmeric Wraps

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Turmeric<p>Curry Chicken Salad Wraps<p>Take Your Chicken Salad on the Go With Delicious Turmeric Wraps<p>Shares<p><i>The following post was</i> …

Sausage, Egg and Biscuits Casserole Recipe | MyRecipes

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuits Casserole<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut biscuits into six pieces and place in a lightly greased 8x8 pan.<p>Step 2<p>Brown sausage on …

Breakfast

Why You Should Always Say Yes to New Opportunities, Even If You Don't Yet Have the Skill Set for Them

How Jordan Taylor Wright went from doing a short-term producing gig to long-term employment with names like Usher and Justin Bieber.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jordan Taylor Wright is a video director and producer who has worked with names like Usher, Justin Bieber …

Entrepreneurship

Ham, Gruyere, and Shallot Pizza

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 425º F. Sprinkle a rimmed baking sheet with the cornmeal. Shape the dough into a 14-inch circle and place on the …

Cheese

Perfect Baked Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F and set a rack inside a rimmed baking sheet. Working over rack, rub potatoes with oil and prick several …

Country Lifestyle

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Baking

Baked Split Chicken Breasts With Garlic and Oregano

These simple baked bone-in split chicken breasts make a delicious everyday meal. Chicken on the bone is less expensive and more flavorful than …