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Infographic: How To Tell The Difference Between 66 Varieties Of Cheese

Stilton or Roquefort? This chart’s got you covered.<p>With age and maturity must necessarily come more discerning tastes. Sooner or later, you’ll have to graduate from beer to wine, from <i>Shining</i>-Kubrick to <i>Barry Lyndon</i>-Kubrick, from Safran Foer to anyone else. And, of course, from cheddar to Stilton. Or …

Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

Interview: Andrea Buglione of TOTHEM

The relationship between photography and fashion is very strong today, in particular when it comes to T-shirts. Sometimes the link is purely opportunistic and instrumental, but other times it’s an authentic and deep bond. This is the case with TOTHEM, a young Italian fashion brand born out of the …

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Uh, This Dude Re-Invented the Wheel. And It's Kind of Square.

David M. Patrick has accidentally re-invented the wheel. The California-based inventor was toying around with six short, curved lengths of cable that …

Hiring With Science: Big Data Brings Better Recruits

Analytics fans say big data is the key to <b>hiring great talent</b> and <b>reducing attrition</b>.<p>It can also help you pay <b>real market salaries</b>, and <b>increase your diversity</b>.<p>So what should you know before you turn recruitment over to the robots?<p>As the U.S. economy improves, private-sector employee-quit rates are …

Designers: Learn To Code! Here’s How To Start

When you start experimenting with code, you find that the new tool helps you do your job better. Just think of it like getting punched in the face for the first time–once it happens, you realize it’s not that bad.<p>A friend, formerly a competitive fighter, once asked me: “Have you ever been punched …

Infographic: A Beautiful Cheat Sheet For Two Dozen Espresso-Based Drinks

<i>Ugh</i>. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. The variety is daunting. The differences are minute. This graphic should at least help with one subsection of the …

Support Material: How One Company Built the 3-D Printer Market Layer by Layer

Upstart 3-D printer companies have captured the attention of makers, but a 30 year old company called 3D Systems is having a record year on Wall …

The Jobs Of The Future Don't Require A College Degree

We’re all talking about the “jobs of the future” and “winning the future” and transitioning to a “knowledge economy.” Since predictions are hard, especially about the future, it’s a good idea to look at some data.<p>And it looks like we have some of it: the BLS has a handy chart of the fastest-growing …

PayPal Check-in pays in shops without taking out your wallet

In today's fast-paced modern world, there's no time for nonsense like putting your hand in your pocket and pulling out your money -- but with PayPal …

FinTech

Typecast: How New Technology Is Reinventing Typography

Technology causes disruption and innovation for all facets of the world, a rule that is being shown in current times more so than almost any other. …

The 'Componentized' School of the Future, Built in 90 Days

Project Frog built a school in a warehouse.<p>Or at least, part of a school. The "componentized" building company — Frog management dislikes the terms …

Let's Cut Through the Bitcoin Hype: A Hacker-Entrepreneur's Take

Bitcoin. Everybody’s talking about it. What’s true, and what’s hype? Perhaps the only thing that’s clear about Bitcoin is that it’s not going away …

A Company Still Living The Dream Of American Manufacturing

The story of Amuneal, a high-end design fabricator, offers lessons in how American manufacturers can survive by serving a small but critical niche.<p>Amuneal’s reputation is good enough that on occasion, a client will call up with no idea who they are, as one from Kenneth Cole did recently. “I don’t …

Where The Foreclosure Crisis Is Still Booming

Nationally, foreclosure activity continues to decline, according to RealtyTrac, an Irvine, Calif.-based foreclosure listing site. In March the number of filings fell 1% from February and 21% from a year earlier, and home repossessions hit their lowest level in five and a half years. The national …

Gold: A Great Buying Opportunity Approaches

Gold has officially entered a bear market, declining more than 20% from the September 2011 peak of US$1,924/oz. I warned in December last year and in March this year that gold was likely to fall further, even though I was optimistic on the long-term outlook. The reasoning was that gold had gone up …

BARRON'S: Bitcoin Is Why You Should Buy Gold

He sees the story as a reflection of skepticism towards fiat money as the world's central banks print away.<p>Forsythe thinks all of this makes for a bullish case for gold.<p>"[I]t is incongruous that gold—money that can't be printed, just minted—would enter a bear market Friday," he writes.<p>Indeed, gold …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Changing The World

The story of Napster helps to explain the excitement about Bitcoin, a digital currency, that is based on similar technology. In January a unit of Bitcoin cost around $15 (Bitcoins can be broken down to eight decimal places for small transactions). By the time The Economist went to press on April …

Bitcoin

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: A Case Study

The uncertainty we all face every day—everything from wondering if we will we have a job tomorrow to whether the weather (hurricanes; massive storms) will up-end our lives—is like being on a confusing road trip. You know where you want to go, but the incomprehensible road signs, congestion, …

Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders.<p>This year's letter, like most of Bezos' letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business.<p>Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business — sacrificing <i>this</i> …

Customers

The New Business Of Sleep (And What It Means For Every Consumer)

When’s the last time you did something to improve your sleep? Compare that to the effort that goes into our daily food and activity choices — and the purchases that result — and the emphasis on rest seems pretty minimal. Most of us spend more time sleeping than we do eating and exercising combined, …

Iterations: How Five Real Economists Think About Bitcoin’s Future

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>There isn’t just a bubble in the Bitcoin economy, there’s a bubble in the number of posts about Bitcoin. I’ll pile on, even after this week’s mini-crash, but with a twist. A few weeks ago, I <b>wrote some</b> …

Doing that one thing

Over past few days I have been dealing with a flu-gone-wild. It is not exactly the way I wanted to spend my days, but sometimes cold happens. The …