Joel Ipe

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7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing | Inc.com

I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of rambling or confusing letters, memos, and other professional materials. Here are seven bits of simple advice for clear and …

Creative Writing

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shutter Speed

Why you should care about something as boring as an accounting firm merger

PriceBoozHouse. PricewaterhouseBooz. BoozPrice. Pooz?<p>Those are just a few of the scintillating names that could come from combining two of the world’s biggest professional services firms, accounting behemoth PricewaterhouseCoopers, and management consulting house Booz & Company. The firms announced …

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RAFC: Internet Connectivity for the cloud age

RAFC – Redundant Array of Flaky Connections<p>We are big believers in Cloud Computing — 100% of our own infrastructure is in the cloud. In our first …

Where Cloud Computing Jobs Are Today

Gaining insights into cloud computing hiring trends is invaluable to understanding the competitive landscape and direction of new application and platform development.<p>It’s also invaluable for any company looking to recruit cloud computing professionals. For qualified job seekers, staying on top of …

The U2 iPod: A Lesson from Apple to Android on Product Placement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Watching then CEO Steve Jobs introduce the U2 branded music machine now is admittedly anti-climactic …

5 Lessons in Luxury Car Design From the Guys Who Park Them

Google<p>“On a hot summer day, after getting in a high-end Lexus, I felt a sensation similar to peeing my pants. I looked down and noticed that the seat had little holes, blowing cool air up from below.” It was just another day for Ben Nesvig, who valet-parked cars in Minneapolis for over eight …

How to back up your Android phone

Losing or breaking your phone doesn't mean you have to lose all your data, too--as long as you back it up first. Find out how to back up your valuable apps, contacts, messages, and more with just a few easy steps.<p>Android doesn't offer a native backup service, so it's easy to ignore the need to do …

Apps

Skype Turns 10: Here's How It's Transformed Our Communication

Skype has marked a monumental milestone today as it celebrates its 10 year anniversary. It seems 2013 is the year filled with tech companies and services hitting this era. Sure, as the communications giant notes in a blog post today, the service has helped connect more than 300 million people …

Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make—and break—online video

When ISPs and video providers fight over money, Internet users suffer.<p>Lee Hutchinson has a problem. My fellow Ars writer is a man who loves to watch …

Hilton Has Ruined The Whole Point Of Staying At A Luxury Hotel

No more.<p>The New York Hilton Midtown, a 2,000-room hotel located in the heart of Times Square, just announced that it will end room service. Instead, it plans to implement a grab-n-go store called Herb n' Kitchen, according to the New York Times.<p>Grab-n-go? What's the point of staying in a luxury …

Hospitality

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The Miseducation of J.R. Smith

Is the Knicks' erratic shooting guard misguided or just misunderstood?<p>Earl Smith Jr. found salvation in his jump shot. Smith could always shoot, and …