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How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Latest Google Chrome Canary Update Adds Touch Controls

Google has today announced that within the latest Google Chrome Canary update they have now introduced touch-centric software features for users to …

Bigshot DIY camera aims to teach kids tech basics

<b>A DIY digital camera designed to teach children about how the tech it uses works has been launched in the US.</b><p>Owners of Bigshot's device need to assemble its parts in a specific sequence to make it work. An online guide explains the science behind them.<p>It has been developed by a US computer science …

Raspberry Pi

PRISM could cost U.S. cloud companies up to $35B, says think tank

http://www.itif.org/publications/how-much-will-prism-cost-us-cloud-computing-industry<p>We keep hearing that the U.S. National Security Agency’s …

Tesla offering cold weather package for Model S, gouges you for XM satellite radio

Wherever your loyalties lay during Tesla vs. <i>The New York Times</i>, it was clear that the Model S isn't a great fan of cold weather. That's why the company is addressing the vehicle's snow allergy with a new Subzero Weather package, adding wiper blade defrosters, washer nozzle-and-rear seat heaters for …

Bigshot Camera Kit Created To Teach Children About Photography

A new camera kit has been created called the Bigshot that provides everything you need to build your very own camera. The idea behind the Bigshot …

Google patent launches specific apps through pattern unlock

When you set up your Android phone with a secure unlock mode, it often means giving up app shortcuts. You won't have to make that sacrifice if Google implements a newly granted US patent, however. The technique lets device owners complement a basic pattern unlock with multiple customizable patterns …

Google Drive updates Docs and Slides with integrated search

It's hardly worthy of any presses being halted, but those interested in minor Google Drive updates should take notice. Google has just updated Docs and Slides to let users select text, click on said text, and have Google search results pop up in addition to users' own Drive documents. The point? …

27 Business Leaders Name Their Favorite Books Ever

Many of them cite books — whether strategy guides or novels — that inspired them or changed the way they think.

General Mills

Why The Legal Profession Isn't Recovering With The Rest Of The Economy

Between 1980 and 2005, the median age of lawyers increased from 39 to 49. [...]<p>That means that the reported oversupply of lawyers may well result from demographic factors, rather than permanent changes in the legal market. The demographic factors, in turn, probably result from a combination of …

Being Great At Math Is More Important Than Ever

So there was no small amount of irony surrounding the recent high profile negotiations between ESPN and <i>The New York Times</i> over the services of Nate Silver. The stakes were enormous, as Mr. Silver accounted for as much as 20% of the Grey Lady's web traffic.<p>Math, it seems, has become more than a …

Nate Silver

'DIY MBA' Saved Entrepreneur From Crushing Student Loan Debt

In late 2011, Victor Saad found himself squarely between the two camps. On the one hand, the then Chicago-based middle school teacher had a desire to learn more about business and social enterprise before starting a company. On the other hand, after graduating with an education and communications …

Student Finance

Mark Carney must offer both discipline and generosity to ward off inflation

One swallow does not make a summer, but 13 may well do.<p>The news on Tuesday that the UK’s manufacturing sector – all 13 parts of it from aviation to food and retail – is showing solidly positive signs will gladden the hearts of all of those who want to see Britain return to sustainable economic …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

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