Bram Emmen

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The Best Barbecue Beans Recipe

The time investment of using dried beans pays in this recipe, which produces some of the best barbecue beans you'll ever have—a slowly reduced sauce packs a deep and complex barbecue flavor while tender and creamy beans round it out.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Contrary to popular belief, soaking the …

one-hour homemade ricotta

If you have an hour and a stove and enjoy delicious things then I have a weekend kitchen project just for you! Homemade ricotta! Making cheese is …

Espresso, Almond, and Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Pudding Cups

Every day I need a treat. I need a little something that says ‘Hey, I see you trying to get through this day standing on your own two feet and you …

Brillat-Savarin Cheesecake with Mango and Passion Fruit

The combination of velvety smoothness and intense creaminess of fresh Brillat-Savarin cheese sandwiched between a passion fruit glaze and a thin crumb crust is absolutely gorgeous. Further enhanced by a mango puree, serve this dessert when you're ready to say goodbye to winter.<p>Excerpted from …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

Who is winning the 'crypto-war'?

<b>In the war over encryption between the NSA and privacy activists, who is winning?</b><p>Ladar Levison sits exhausted, slumped on a sofa with his dog Princess on his lap. He is surrounded by boxes after he moved into a new house in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, the previous day.<p>He describes his new home as …

How Twitter confirmed the explosion in Harlem first

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Every day, people break news on Twitter (s TWTR) first. This creates a new real-time global sensor network of eyewitnesses at …

Why Teens Are Innovators Of A New Public Form Of Privacy

It may seem like teens are always over-sharing without a thought. But in a world where opting out of online culture is hardly an option, many take a far more sophisticated view of privacy than adults give them credit for.<p>The following is an excerpt from It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of …

Privacy

How much is the Internet of everything worth? Cisco says $19 trillion

The Internet of everything will have five to 10 times the impact on society as the Internet itself, says Cisco CEO John Chambers.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Are you curious why everyone is talking about the Internet of everything? Cisco CEO John Chambers gives 19 trillion really good reasons.<p>Chambers …

Internet of Things

Irish Coffee

My mom used to make Irish Coffee all the time, and now that I think of it, it wasn’t always necessarily St. Patrick’s Day when she made it. In fact, …

Baileys Irish Cream Pancakes Recipe

These fluffy, tender, and boozy pancakes give real meaning to "top o' the mornin to ya".<p><b>Notes:</b> Cake flour can get easily packed if you measure with a cup. For best results, scale out the flour or gently spoon the flour into the cup. If the first pancake is too thick, gently stir in a tablespoon or …

Predictive tech is getting smarter and more pervasive — but more controversial, too

We’re seeing the biggest change in how we interact with computers in years. And it’ll mean much less input from you.<p>Apps like Google Now, Tempo AI, and others represent the first wave of “predictive technology.” These are apps and services that are smart enough to fetch information for you — before …

Southern Fried Chicken Wings Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Here's how to make Southern fried chicken wings, those crispy battered little lovelies that Southerners believe—correctly—are the</i> …

Five Steps To Master Big Data and Predictive Analytics in 2014

As recently as the past two years, one of the seminal issues regarding Big Data was storage, especially with respect to the exponential growth and size of unstructured data that did not fit into databases (<i>e.g.</i>, video feeds, PowerPoint presentations). Indeed petabytes and exabytes of data exist in …

How Your Data Are Being Deeply Mined

The recent revelations regarding the NSA’s collection of the personal information and the digital activities of millions of people across the world …

Data brokers won’t even tell the government how it uses, sells your data

They do disclose consumer types like "credit reliant" and "resilient renter."<p>A Senate committee released a report this week that goes to great …

Big Data Myths Give Way To Reality In 2014

For many enterprises, Big Data remains a nebulous goal, rather than a current reality. Yet it’s a goal that more and more enterprises are pushing to the top of their priority list. As Gartner surveys have shown, everyone is keen to board the Big Data bandwagon, yet a comparative few really …

Dulce de Leche Pudding

Milk and sugar taste like so much more when you let them simmer slowly. The gorgeous creamy amber of this pudding belies a flavor that's part butterscotch, part caramel, and completely irresistible.<p><b>Note:</b> This presentation incorporates vanilla cake crumbs in between layers of pudding. Layer your …

The White House is going to study big data. Here are 5 things it should know

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Tom Lohdon<p>The White House announced via blog post on Thursday that it’s forming working group focused on …

Obama Orders Review on Use of Big Data

President Describes Restraints on Metadata-Collection Program Eric Chabrow (GovInfoSecurity) • January 17, 2014<p>In a <b>speech</b> revealing new limits on the …

Surveillance

9 Mushroom Recipes

It's easy to forget about mushrooms, especially in the winter. Nestled in an unassuming and often lacking section of the produce aisle, mushrooms don't exactly call out your name when bigger, more colorful things are having their moment. But mushrooms are magical. Adored by vegetarians, approved by …

Cooking

How Cheap It Is To Spy On You, In One Infographic

In the good old days, law enforcement tracking cost nearly $300 an hour. As it gets easier and easier to spy with the click of a button, what’s our definition of an “unreasonable” search?<p>To some, the National Security Agency revelations of 2013 came as little surprise. With a gargantuan budget and …

Surveillance

Big Data Will Lead to Big False Positives – Lest You Take Account of Trust (or lack thereof) - Andrew White

I was reading ‘The signal and the noise’ (Nate Silver, 2012) over the holidays and didn’t really grasp the importance of a note I recently published …

Big Data, Integration and Governance: Use Case – How to Extend Security Intelligence using Big Data Solutions

At the same time that data volumes are growing sky-high, today’s organizations must contend with the increased prevalence of cybercrimes, breaches, …

How to Poach Fish

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: How to</i> …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

The need for big data ethics

Proponents of big data boast of the huge benefits that analyzing large data sets can bring to organizations. There’s no shortage in the hype about …

Big Data

How to analyze 100 million images for $624

Jetpac is building a modern version of Yelp, using big data rather than user reviews. People are taking more than a billion photos every single day, …

The Big Data Job Interview

I had the pleasure of interviewing with one of the top firms in the Big Data space yesterday. Since the firm produces a wide variety of products, our …