Alan Wong

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DigiCert Offers Continuous Monitoring of Digital Certificates to Defeat Fraud

It’s an interesting time for certificate authorities. On the one hand, interest has never been higher in Web encryption, privacy and transport …

Colts Owner on $275k Purchase of Les Paul 'Black Beauty' Guitar

For Jim Irsay, the owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts and an avid collector of the world's most sought-after guitars, it was a steal at $275,000.<p>…

Using Blues Guitar Scales – How to Play Over Dominant 7th Chords | Guitar Pro Blog – Arobas Music

In this guitar lesson, Desi Serna teaches you how to mix scales over dominant 7th chords. The following licks and tips are common to Blues, Rock, …

Electric Guitar

11 skills you need to master to land a $100,000 engineering job at Google

Google is the most desirable employer on Earth.<p>Engineers are the rock stars there — and they’re paid accordingly.<p>Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985.<p>But one does not simply walk into the …

Here’s just a fraction of what you can do with linear algebra

The next time someone wonders what the point of linear algebra is, send them here. I write a blog on math and programming and I see linear algebra …

Mathematics

Expand Your Musicality and Fretboard Knowledge Using Triads and Inversions

When first learning to play guitar, transitioning between chords and playing a few progressions can allow you to play hundreds of songs.While this …

Irish whiskey is all the rage these days, but where should you start?

(Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg/Getty)<p>Not being an economist, my idea of someone rich in liquid assets is best personified by publican John W. Maxwell, …

Irish Whiskey

Why the Ultimate Italian Sandwich Took 2 Years to Create

Why did it take 2 years to create the perfect Italian sandwich? We spoke with its inventors—Court Street Grocers' Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross—to find out<p>Meat-sandwich lovers are in luck—restaurants from Roman Candle Baking Co. in Portland, Oregon, to Publican Quality Meats in Chicago are doing …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

Why Dubstep Comes From the Future

Dubstep doesn't get much love these days, but that hasn't stopped it from dominating the top 40 charts. Here's the story of where dubstep came from …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

Electrify Any Bike For Extra Pedal Power

Upgrade your old two-wheeler.<p>Who wants to be a sweaty mess after biking to work? “No one,” is the answer FlyKly is banking on. The start-up has created an electrified rear wheel that can retrofit onto almost any bike. Pedaling becomes effortless, and co-workers will thank you.<p>Motor<p>The 250-watt <b>motor</b> …

Cat Parasite Found In Arctic Beluga Whales

As ice barriers melt, pathogens expand their ranges.<p>The parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> can cause heart, brain, nervous system or eye damage in people with weakened immune systems, and harm or kill developing fetuses in pregnant women. Over 60 million people in the United States carry the the parasite, …

Engineering The Ideal Olympian: Talking With Ted Ligety

The champion skier chats about the perfect gear.<p>Last February, Ted Ligety became the first skier in 45 years to win three events at the annual World Championships. At Sochi, he is a medal contender for the same three races—the slalom, super-G, and super-combined. Ligety brings both precision and …

How Nutrition In One Generation Can Change The Genetics Of The Next

A Cambodian case study finds that people developing diabetes today have parents who went hungry in the 1970s.<p>So many adults in Cambodia are getting diabetes at such a young age, it's unbelievable. "You can go to every village with me and see it," endocrinologist Lim Keuky told PRI. "When I go …

Everything You Need To Know About Uterus Transplants

Most women have probably cursed their pain-inflicting uteruses at least once in their menstrual histories. But an increasing number of women who don’t have them—either because they were born without or had them previously removed—are going to great lengths to obtain new ones. In mid-January, the …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

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Trey Anastasio Trio’s trio of shows in New Orleans begins tonight at the Civic Theatre. Tonight’s show (and tomorrow and Saturday’s) will be webcast …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants