Marvin Bellon

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Spotlight On: The Many Facets of Brazil

Whenever I say I am from Brazil, I usually get a big smile and comments about soccer and the country’s beautiful beaches. The friendly attitude of …

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

What I’m Reading: Sommelier Raj Vaidya

<i>As the head sommelier of a restaurant with three Michelin stars, Rajeev Vaidya is a man whose good taste is literally certified. At Daniel, Chef</i> …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

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More strikes hit Iraq as Obama plans speech on battling Islamic State

President Obama plans to address the nation Wednesday to outline a broader offensive against Sunni Muslim militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a number of key congressional leaders who have come to view the extremist group Islamic State as an increasingly menacing threat to the United …

BitTorrent Sync Gets New Interface, Links for Sharing

BitTorrent today released BitTorrent Sync version 1.4, adding a slew of new features to its file synchronization tool. You can download the new version now for Windows, OS X, and Linux from bittorrent.com/sync while the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps will roll out later during the day on …

A Dre-ful ad celebrates the Apple-Beats deal (and then doesn't)

When you smugly think you've locked up all the cool, aside from the LL and the J, you celebrate.<p>Just as the Apple and Beats deal was finalized, and could finally embrace the "family" cliche, an ad emerged that appeared to make something of an in-joke.<p>You might remember that in May, some days before …

Meet HelloWorld, An Easier Way To Share Your Location With Friends

Three years ago, Ernestine Fu was sitting at the iconic Philz coffee shop in Palo Alto studying for her Stanford exams. She tweeted about it, wondering if any of her friends were studying nearby. A few minutes later a stranger who had seen the tweet interrupted her to pitch his company.<p>Talking …

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is 'Potentially More Dangerous Than Nukes'

He doesn't appear to have been exaggerating.<p>In a Tweet last night, Musk said this:<p>Bostrom is Nick Bostrom, the founder of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute. That group recently partnered with a new group at Cambridge, the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, to study how things like …

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9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

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