Karl D. Schubert

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How Does Oak Really Affect Wine?

What makes Chardonnay crisp over creamy? How do tannic reds evolve in barrel? From the effects of French versus American oak, here's what you need to …

Wine & Spirits

Wines Listed from Dry to Sweet (Charts)

Any wine – be it Riesling or Cabernet – can be either dry or sweet.<p>Of course, popular varietal wines and styles tend to share the same sweetness …

Sparkling Wine

Validation Guide + 20 Ways to Test your Business Ideas

Before we start<p>What is validation?<p>Validation is the <b>process of gathering evidence and learning around business ideas through experimentation and user</b> …

Product Management

How to Photograph Fireworks here is what you need to know

How to Photograph Fireworks<p>How do we photograph fireworks? Who doesn’t love fireworks?<p>They are spectacular, majestic, and have a feel-good thing …

Landscape Photography

The Internet of Things: A technical primer

The Internet of Things connects people, places, and products and, in so doing, it offers opportunities of value creation and capture for a full …

Internet of Things

Data Center Earth & the Industrial IoT Revolution

The walls of the data center are beginning to dissolve, and as Peter Levine correctly stated, "The entire world is becoming the domain of IT." This …

The simple secret to making the perfect gin and tonic

The gin and tonic is just one of <i>those</i> cocktails.<p>Lore has it that the concoction was created by British colonists in the 1800s when they mixed antimalarial quinine tonic with gin and sugar. Over the centuries, it's become a default cocktail of summer: cool and refreshing.<p>Gin is essentially vodka …

Prairies

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Ten Habits of Mentally Strong People

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer</i> …

Self-improvement

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

Whiskey

How exposure to innovation influences who becomes an inventor

Relatively little is known about the factors that induce people to become inventors. Using data on the lives of over one million inventors in the US, …

Innovation

An exploding creative economy shows innovation policy shouldn't focus only on STEM

Australians in creative industries have grown from 3.7% of the workforce in 1986 to 5.5% in the latest census.<p>Creative services, a subset of the …

Innovation

The Best Gin at Any Price

<i>(illustration: Elizabeth Reyes)</i><p>You know who knows best which bottles to buy? The people who pour and sell drinks—that’s who. We asked dozens of top …

New York City

Build teams for ‘radical innovation’ to save your company’s creativity

For most companies that have been around for a while, rigidity and corporate processes eventually creep into the system. They slowly start to see innovation as simply the next iteration of an existing product or service. Resulting in just iterative ‘innovation’ which isn’t a sustainable way for a …

Innovation

Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) Wine Guide

Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) is a full-bodied white wine that originated in southern France. Most loved for its perfumed aromas of peach, tangerine and …

Flavors

A Guide to 10 Different Styles of Rosé Wine

Someone told you somewhere that rosé wine is both manly and sophisticated. You may not have believed them at the time —because of the pink hue—, but …

10 Superb Smoky Whiskies You Should Try

In the whisky world, peated Scotch whiskies are the bad boys. They are big, meaty, and kick your throat all over with smoky strength. The taste will stay in your mouth for a while afterwards.<p>Their strong flavors have become quite popular. The de-facto world capital of peated whiskies, the Scottish …

Donald Glover

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

How To Write A Provisional Patent Application That Has Value

I think inventors should try writing their own provisional patent applications, even if they end up hiring a patent attorney to write the final version. Why? Because committing your thoughts to paper will help clarify your thinking about your invention. Creating drawings and a prototype will help …

Innovation

Crystal vs Glass When it Comes to Wine Glasses

The real differences between glass and crystal wine glasses, along with a few important details about choosing the right glassware based on your …

Wine

Entrepreneurship and innovation: Not the same thing

When people talk about innovation and entrepreneurship, they often use the terms synonymously. The challenge is that the two activities are quite …

Innovation

Disruption vs. Innovation: Defining Success

The terms disruption and innovation are almost always used together, but are they really different?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lately, I've seen a lot of discussion around disruption vs. innovation. The question always arises: Are they the same?<p>I believe that …

Innovation

Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection

An important element of landscape photography is ensuring that all of the key elements within your composition are sharp. This can often include …

Landscape Photography

iOS 11.3 lets you prevent Apple from throttling your aging iPhone

Apple came under fire last December for intentionally throttling the performance of iPhones with aging batteries, without informing users first. It’s now released iOS 11.3, which comes with a bunch of new features, including an option to disable said throttling.<p>Apple noted that it slowed down …

Apps

Your Guide to Chilling Wine

Find out how much time in the fridge, freezer or ice bucket is needed to get sparkling wine, white wine, red wine and dessert wine properly …

Sparkling Wine

Death’s Door Gin

Usually when I’m writing for ‘gin of the week’, the gin is brand new, so it’s great to be able to revisit a gin that’s been established for a few …

Green Bay

Wines That Pair Ridiculously Well with Ham

<i></i> BASICS TO PAIRING WINE WITH HAM <b>Fruity Wines</b> – Ham, with its sweet-and-salty richness, pairs best with wines that have a touch of sweetness, plenty …

Breakfast

How to edit the Milky Way - Photoshop Tutorial

Photoshop Tutorials

7 Astrophotography Tips (And Camera Settings) To Put Into Action

November 3, 2017|Camera|1 Comment<p>The following astrophotography tips apply whether you are shooting deep sky with a DSLR and telescope, or with a …

Astrophotography

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