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How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Tutorials

This Is a Good Introduction to How to Use Layer Masks in Photoshop: 7 Tips & Tricks

Layer masks are another feature of Photoshop that can be intimidating to beginners. But in this tutorial from Colin Smith at photoshopCAFE, he shows …

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer-science degree from one of the world's top higher education institutions can help graduates land their dreams job at companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, or Amazon.<p>But if your goal is to impress prospective employers, which university should you shoot for? Using the QS …

Online Education

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Mathematics

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating

For a simple assignment, writing code that would allow one computer to visit web pages located on another, two students in H. E. Dunsmore’s class at Purdue University turned in nearly 100 identical lines of code. Was it a fluke? Or had they cheated?<p>As he looked over their work, Mr. Dunsmore, a …

Computer Science

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Good Old Days? 12 Crazy Vintage Ads That Prove We've Come A Long Way

The good old days, when life was simple for married couples because everyone understood their own place. Those who didn’t know what was expected from …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Workload

Leftover Turkey Recipes

Ingenious ways to recycle turkey leftovers, from a simple risotto to couscous salad with turkey and arugula.

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

How to Make Perfect Salsa Every Time

<i>Header image: Ersatz Papalote Salsa from CHOW</i>Spice things up this summer with homemade salsa. It’s the ideal dish for using up whatever produce you …

Salsa

SHARPENING X-TRANS FILES IN ADOBE LIGHTROOM

Sharpening is one of the most taxing aspects of the digital process and consequently many photographers prefer to stick to safe and secure ways, …

Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade revisited: seven more of your questions answered

More than 75m PCs were upgraded to Windows 10 in the first month, and readers still have questions about installation disks, product keys, downgrading and more<p>Can I download the upgrade, store the files, and install it about a week later? <b>Ernst</b><p>Is there any reason to let a Microsoft store install the …

Without this equation there would have been no internet

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …