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Microsoft has inadvertently leaked plans to release a new chat app for iPhone called Flow, which will allow users to have “rapid email conversations.” The service will be a part of Outlook, but it will focus on quick communication with “no subject lines, salutations, or signatures.”
Flow sounds a …iPhone
When Apple released Photos for Mac alongside iCloud Photo Library earlier this year, the promise that I’d finally be able to synchronize all my photos from both my iPhone and digital camera across my devices was alluring.
I uploaded a chunk of my photography from the last few years – about 40GB …Cloud Computing
The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with …Psychology
Until now, quantum teleportation (that is, sending quantum data from one place to another) has required a room-filling machine. That's not going to usher in a brave new era of quantum computing, is it? However, a team of British and Japanese researchers has shrunk things down to a much more …
This isn't your typical laptop announcement post. The most interesting thing about the Spectre x360, HP's new flagship notebook, isn't its design, performance or even price. No, what's interesting about this laptop is that Microsoft helped build it. Over the course of a year and a half, the two …
September 25, 2014 /
Written by Danielle Walsh
Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop ‘em up, toss ‘em in some kind of fat, put ‘em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven.
Basically, yes—but there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender veggies. …Vegetables
Guest post by Stephen Elop, Executive Vice President of the Microsoft Devices GroupIt’s always a thrill to be at the Mobile World Congress, and this …Microsoft Windows
When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…
And we wonder why people aren’t better communicators. How can you be that person people love to talk to?
I’ve posted a lot of research and expert interviews on the subject so let’s round up …Psychology
A senior exec of a big health insurer recently returned from a company offsite dedicated to becoming ”customer centric”. I asked if they talked about making EOBs (Explanation of Benefits) understandable? “Not really”, he said. For me that sums up the state of healthcare customer care: becoming …Medical Technology
Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan
Ruins at Tanis, Egypt
Great Enclosure, Zimbabwe
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This weekend, Warren Buffett released his 50th annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Over that half-century, Buffett took the failing textile company and turned it into a legendary conglomerate.
Using historical price data for Berkshire Hathaway class A shares from a retrospective …Warren Buffett
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Without plants and animals, our lives would not be possible. Oxygen, clean water and soil, and our earliest tools, food, and clothing came from flora and fauna. Even our fossil fuels are the result of Paleozoic Era ecosystems that captured the sun's energy-the same …Zoology
Turning water into caffeine isn't quite alchemy, but there are plenty of secrets to making a golden cup of coffee. And unless you're a professional, odds are your equation has some errors in it.
So, to find the most common coffee-making mistakes, we asked for tips from a cast of industry experts …Coffee
In Fez, food is the entryway to a culture that is traditionally quite closed, says cooking teacher Tara Stevens. Here, she shares her favorite recipes and introduces the locals, expats and visitors who most inspire her.
The Courtyeard Kitchen
Tara Stevens led me up a narrow, unmarked alley and …
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Perfint Healthcare is one of 10 companies included in Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in …
Over the weekend, we highlighted a chart of US Treasury yields since the American Revolution.
And now for the really big picture, via a speech from the Bank of England's Andy Haldane — and flagged in a research note by Citi — here is a look at interest rates since 3000 BC.
And here is …Interest Rates
I found my footing one stride at a time.
After experiencing the greatest loss of my life, I instinctively started running. I remember the first run... I felt like an emotional zombie, and I huffed and puffed three quarters of a mile on the treadmill at the gym. I hadn't run in almost five months, …TED Talks
The Future of Entrepreneurship Panel
Today, entrepreneurship activity are at its historical highest, scrambling to meet a wide range of needs in the market and respond to yet undiscovered demands. Rapidly increasing globalization continues to shift equilibriums, such that a constant supply of …Startups
The Greek Dark Age is the interval between the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization, around 1200 BCE, and the Greek Archaic Period, around c. 800 …Greece
PC: Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access. Windows 7 or later required.
Mac: Office 2011 versions …Microsoft Excel
Most of the topics are explained with examples and provided downloadable example files. I thought, it is easy to understand the procedures or …Microsoft Excel
If you rely on spreadsheets to manage any aspect of your business, pivot tables will make your life a lot easier.Pivot tables are among the most …Microsoft Excel
Entering dates in a worksheet confuses most Excel users. Nearly every user has faced a date format problem, which format should be used to enter …Microsoft Excel
Suppose you maintain an Excel workbook to record your income and expenses, and you want to know the current balance of cash in hand or bank balance …
In the 29th session of Chandoo.org podcast, let’s impress the boss with Excel charts.What is in this session?Many Excel charts live a short life. They …Microsoft Excel
Microsoft skips to naming the next version of Visual Basic, and commits to new language developments that are planned for release at the same time as …Visual Basic