Linda Schmidt

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The Grandmaster – Wong Kar-wai pulls his punches

Wong Kar-wai laboured for years on this weighty martial-arts movie that first appeared in a longer cut at last year’s Berlin film festival. It is by turns intriguing, exasperating, beguiling. The Grandmaster is a distinctive piece of work, a deeply felt homage to the art form of kung fu and the art …

9 Essential Thanksgiving Tools

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: This Thanksgiving, we're keeping it in the</i> …

Salsa Verde

<i>This roasted tomatillo salsa has just a handful of ingredients and roasts quickly in the oven. Salsa verde is perfect for chips and works great in enchiladas, too!</i><p>Well, surprise surprise.<p>I'm back with more cilantro and lime, because cilantro and lime is my jam. And by jam I mean I would totally …

Oculus CTO John Carmack: Samsung Let Us Bypass Android "Development Hell"

"The reason this project was nice was the tight partnership with Samsung and that we were targeting one device."<p>In a non-stop unscripted talk at the Oculus Connect conference today, Oculus VR CTO John Carmack took a candid deep dive into the lingering technological problems with the company’s …

AI expert predicts half of web searches will soon be speech and images

SAN FRANCISCO — Here in the U.S., we like our Google search box. We type into it almost without thinking, and we revise our searches again and again. It feels natural.<p>But in the future, we might depend on additional interfaces to find information on the Internet, namely by speaking and by taking …

Take back your log-in: It’s time to move away from Facebook Connect and toward OpenID

If you are creating a new website or mobile app, one of the things you need to worry about most is user login.<p>User login is thorny. Make it too hard, …

Sheila E Reflects on Her 'Glamorous Life': 'It's Hard to Be That Popular'

Sheila E, the legendary singer, drummer and percussionist, has lived on stage since she was a teenager — playing music first with her family and then …

Music

One of the First People to Get an iPhone 6 Immediately Dropped it on Live TV

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

Apple Store

Dear Samsung, Thanks For Bringing The World The iPhone 6 Plus

Before most of us had gotten up close and personal with Apple’s new iPhones, the website <i>BGR</i> ran a post provocatively titled: “The truth hurts, Apple fans: You can thank Samsung for your big new iPhone displays.” Samsung liked it so much, it was featured in its new Apple-mocking ad, which reminds …

Milky Way's structure mapped in unprecedented detail

Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like.<p>It may seem odd that a comprehensive understanding of the Milky Way's structure has so far eluded researchers. But it's tough to get a broad view of the galaxy from within.<p>"We are fairly …