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7 books to read when life gets tough

This was after she underwent a massive heartbreak and uttered these words for the first time: "Wow, life is hard."

Finding Inspiration for Art in the Betrayal of Privacy

Last month, a Berlin nonprofit group called the Tactical Technology Collective took over a gallery in Lower Manhattan. They installed wall-size screens and display cases and arranged glossy tablets on large tables. The walls were white, and the décor was minimalist. If you squinted, you could …

​Five Predictions For The Media Sector in 2017

[Long TWX]<p>The biggest media story in 2016 was unquestionably the AT&T (T) acquisition of Time Warner (TWX) for $85.4 billion.<p>In the aftermath of the deal announcement in October, the immediate reaction was skepticism about it getting approved by the government. The critics opined that the deal …

Building Conversational Apps Using Actions on Google and API.AI

At the Amazon re:Invent conference, Amazon announced Lex, a deep learning service that is based upon the technology used by Alexa in Amazon’s …

The Twelve-Factor App

In the modern era, software is commonly delivered as a service: called <i>web apps</i>, or <i>software-as-a-service</i>. The twelve-factor app is a methodology for …

This 7-Year-Old Is Going Places (10+ Pics)

Meet 7-year-old Bea, whose conversations with her mom are taking over the Internet. Her mother Kelly Oxford posts them on her incredibly popular …

The 22 Best Product Designs of the Year

The Design Museum has just announced the contenders for the sixth annual Designs of the Year. And their products shortlist highlights objects whose …

Broccoli Rabe Recipes That Will Make You Love This Bitter Green

Broccoli rabe is having a little bit of an identity crisis. This hearty, bitter green (which we sometimes call rapini) is more closely related to turnips than it is to broccoli, although their family resemblance seems totally undeniable. It's always around this time of year that broccoli rabe seems …

3 Easy Dinners You Can Make On Busy Weeknights

With a grocery list and a game plan.<p>Shop for all the ingredients in these recipes at the same time (you'll find a grocery list at the bottom of this post) — because who has time for the miserable, stupid grocery store twice in a week?<p>The three herbs you're going to buy (tarragon, Italian flat-leaf …

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