Luigi Benedicenti

139 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 21 Following | 17 Followers | @LuigiBenedi4n5o | Keep up with Luigi Benedicenti on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Luigi Benedicenti”

Here's All You Need To Know To Make Great Pizza At Home

It's all about the dough.

Baking

Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Grill with an Onion

Hallelujah! It’s grilling season, y’all!<p>Unfortunately, nothing takes the joy out of juicy meats cooking away over a bed of hot charcoals like knowing …

Cooking

Timsort — the fastest sorting algorithm you’ve never heard of

Timsort: A very fast , O(n log n), stable sorting algorithm built for the real world — not constructed in academia.<p>Timsort is a sorting algorithm …

Programming

All the Types of Onions, and What They're Best For

By Alex Delany<p>White? Yellow? Red? Which type of onion is the right one to use for what? Allow us to explain.<p>What is the freakin' deal with all these different types of onions? Why isn't there just one onion? Wouldn't that be simpler? Well, yes, it would be simpler. But it would also be a hell of a …

Cooking

We are a big step closer to sci-fi like floating video hologram displays

<b>The cinema dream of the hologram promised in Star Wars, Iron Man, and Minority Report is being chased hard by numerous developers – among them</b> …

Augmented Reality

Facebook’s new AI research is a real eye-opener

There are plenty of ways to manipulate photos to make you look better, remove red-eye or lens flare and so on. But so far the blink has proven a tenacious opponent of good snapshots. That may change with research from Facebook that replaces closed eyes with open ones in a remarkably convincing …

Machine Learning

McMoon: How the Earliest Images of the Moon Were so Much Better than we Realised

Fifty years ago, 5 unmanned lunar orbiters circled the moon, taking extremely high resolution photos of the surface. They were trying to find the …

North Pole

Tokyo Orientation - 12 Neighborhoods & Areas You’ll Want to Wander Around

Tokyo is a giant city, so for many tourists it might be a little bit hard to take it all in! When visiting Tokyo the best way to think about it is as …

Bread Maker Doughnuts Recipe

"Light and fluffy doughnuts, made with a yeast dough. I finally found a good doughnut recipe!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup warm milk<p>1/2 beaten egg<p>1/4 cup butter<p>…

Artificial intelligence can take your bad whistling and make it sound like Mozart

Facebook researchers used AI to create a universal music translator.<p>Consider the sound of a human crudely whistling the theme music from the Indiana Jones movies. Then, imagine a computer listening to the whistled version of that song, and imitating it—but in the style of Bach, on an organ.<p>A small …

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Project Management

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

Researchers trained an AI to create Flintstones cartoons

Machines are quickly bridging the creative gap between human and artificial intelligence. Last year we were amazed by Nvidia’s AI’s ability to generate realistic images of fake people, but yesterday a group of researchers unveiled one capable of making original videos of “The Flintstones” from text …

The simple lemon cake that helped create a legend

When Craig Claiborne discovered Maida Heatter in 1968, she was already a bit of a Miami Beach celebrity. She and her husband, Ralph Daniels, a former …

Agile Failure Patterns in Organizations 2.0

TL;DR: Agile Failure Patterns — Why Agile is Simple and Complex at the Same TimeAgile failure seems to be increasingly more prominent nowadays …

There's an algorithm to simulate our brains. Too bad no computer can run it

Scientists just created an algorithm capable of performing a complete human brain simulation. Now we just have to wait for someone to build a computer powerful enough to run it.<p>The team, comprised of researchers from Germany, Japan, Norway, and Sweden, recently published a white paper detailing the …

Artificial Intelligence

A look at the future of Unreal Engine graphics

Real-time ray tracing, digital humans and more work for Andy Serkis<p>During today’s State of Unreal presentation at the annual Game Developers Conference, Epic Games spent some time looking forward to the era of photorealistic, real-time graphics for its Unreal Engine. Three demos showed off how …

Game Development

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

Four AI composition tools easy enough to soundtrack your home movie masterpiece

AI creativity now extends to music composition tools that anyone can access.<p>It used to be you could spend an afternoon drumming up a home movie with …

Machine Learning

luxe butterscotch pudding

This pudding, without any flourishes on top, is something I hope you find perfect, more luxurious and more intensely butterscotchy than the simple …

The American Midwest is quickly becoming a blue-collar version of Silicon Valley

The economic engine of Silicon Valley seems to have driven right by the Midwest. America’s urban coastal cities have enjoyed an explosion in their technology sectors. New York’s Silicon Alley and Boston’s biotech corridor are world-class incubators of talent and startups. Austin (Texas), Seattle …

Silicon Valley

Meat-Filled Khinkali Dumplings

First, make the dough: In the bowl of a food processor, combine the flour, egg, salt, and ½ cup water. Pulse until the mixture forms a ball of dough, …

7 tips for using an air fryer

Like any red-blooded human, I love french fries. I do not, however, love belly fat and dangerously high cholesterol, so I indulge infrequently.<p>That may change thanks to the recent arrival of an air fryer, a kitchen appliance I'd never even heard of until last summer, but now seems to be everywhere. …

French Fries

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

The Story of D&D Part One: The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

<i>To catch you up on the history of Dungeons & Dragons, your nerdmates at Geek & Sundry are providing you with this handy-dandy series of stories on</i> …

Board Games

9 Onsen in Kansai Where Men and Women Can Bathe Together

Japan’s <i>konyoku onsen</i>, or mixed gender hot springs, were a national norm for hundreds of years. It wasn’t until the Meiji Restoration when the country …

These are the best new restaurants in Vancouver 2017

Another year, and another group of amazing restaurants have opened their doors to the delight of local foodies.<p>High end and boujie, out of the …