Harrison Noels

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How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

E-Book Case Reminds Apple Its Biggest Enemy Isn't Samsung Or Google

The fight between Apple and the Department of Justice has been a story of overreaching. Rather than join publishers in settling with the government over accusations it conspired to fix the prices of e-books, Apple decided to fight in court. Of course, the company lost and as a result the government …

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Landscape Photography

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours …

Landscape Photography

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

Computer Science

President Obama vetoes Samsung patent ban on iPhone 4 and select iPads

The Obama administration has stepped in today to veto an import ban Samsung won from the International Trade Commission to prevent the iPhone 4 and some iPads from coming into the US. The move marks the first time since 1987 that a president has interfered with an ITC order. Such import bans, which …

US offers Iran President Rouhani 'willing partnership'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/999000/999981_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518140829_e23994bc852ccb15ab056d09c0aceec9<p><b>The US has offered Iran a "willing partnership", after President Hassan Rouhani was inaugurated in Tehran.</b><p>The White House said Iran now had a chance to …

South Asia

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

X Games take flight in Los Angeles for last time

This year’s X Games, which run through Sunday, are expected to attract large crowds to Staples Center, LA Live and the Irwindale Event Center. But last week, ESPN, which owns the event, announced that the 2014 X Games would move to Austin, Texas, after AEG and ESPN made a joint decision to end the …

X Games

Apple's Craziest, Most Futuristic Patents Show How Insanely Ambitious Its Thinking Is

Luckily it's often possible to get a hint of what Apple has in the works, just by looking at its many patent applications.<p>It's important to note that Apple files for many more patents than it will actually use, employing a protective strategy that quickly annoys those tired of legal patent battles …

Augmented Reality

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

The crowd-pleasing, club-wrecking, festival-killing road rulers<p>Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, …

Janelle Monáe

Passion Vs. Willingness: Leadership Principles from Band of Brothers | The Art of Manliness

<b>“Do what you love, and love what you do.”</b><p>How many times have you heard that — or a variation of it?<p>The principle abounds in leadership teaching. To …

Self-improvement

How Spring Break Changed My Life

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>Chloe Coleman is an intern in NPR's multimedia department. She recently studied under Keith McManus at the Rochester Institute of Technology and interviewed him about his work.</i><p>Photography is a series of breakdowns and breakthroughs. And one of my most memorable breakthroughs was …

WWII Prisoners Built Improvised Cameras to Document Their Lives

Ever since photography was invented in the 1800s, there have been people willing to risk life and limb to bring images to the public eye. Among the …