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57 Ways To Sign Off On An Email

One day last fall, my colleague Miguel Morales received an email with a sign-off that was so strange, it has stuck in his mind for the last year. It came from Melissa Geisler, who works in digital sports programming and production at Yahoo. Below Geisler’s title and above her cell phone number was …

This Cake Will Turn Your World Upside Down

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: What goes up must come down. And what goes upside-down cake must come out</i> …

Google's AI is warming up for world domination by killing inbox spam

News about artificial intelligence currently tends to fall into two main camps. In the first, we have technologists and computer experts getting genuinely worried about the future threat of out-of-control AI. And in the second, we have the novel but ultimately modest uses the technology is actually …

5 reasons behind Israel’s startup success

Although Unit 8200 is perhaps the most influential incubator in Israel, the Israel Defence Force as a whole has produced a number of founders and CEOs.<p>Until a decade ago 8200 was a highly secretive unit, but today it is happily sharing its know-how by having become a popular pool for companies …

Startups

Comment on 204 Startup Failure Post-Mortems by Raj Anand

Everybody knows why badly managed businesses fail. What’s more interesting, is how companies like Yahoo, Myspace, and Dell seemed to do everything …

Innovation

Top 12 Highest Paying Computer Programming Languages You Should Learn

<i>Short Bytes: Most of us are familiar with C, C++, JAVA and Python etc., but as you go into this field, you will realize the value and amount of money</i> …

Grab 24 Free Ebooks to Learn a New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free …

5 Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch on Netflix Now

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Product Managers: Who Are These 'Mini-CEOs' And What Do They Do?

In the world of technology, it’s often the engineers and designers that are among the most celebrated. They are the people who literally build amazing products that we enjoy, such as Instagram, Gmail, Twitter, Android, iOS, and other software, hardware, and services. But it’s not magic that helps …

How to Emulate the Look of Golden Hour

Model: Melissa Perry<p>Inspired by the Photoshop post that we found the other day, we went to experimenting in Adobe Lightroom to emulate the look of …

Use Spot Metering for Perfect Exposure on the First Try

Ever wondered why your shots are over or under-exposed even though you have set the proper settings for the light meter readings? Pye from SLR Lounge …

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

How To: 4 Easy Tweaks for Tastier Grains & Pasta

Cooking rice, pasta, and other grains in water is so boring. There is a much better way to guarantee they will have your mouth chewing something …

The 50 Recipes Every Cheese Lover Needs

There aren't many occasions in life that encourage you to eat a whole wheel of brie cheese without feeling shame. Except for today. Today, you can down that brie, follow it with mozzarella sticks and <i>own it</i>. Because today, January 20, is National Cheese Lovers Day.<p>Every other day of the year, us …

Cooking

Your Guide to Enjoying Vegetables

At Cook Smarts, we love creating infographics that help people cook and live healthier. It’s like having artwork that also teaches you something!<p>Our …

How To Clean and Care For Your Cast Iron Skillet

I love my cast iron skillets. Yes, I said skillets…plural. I think I own every size they make! Cast iron cookware holds a special place in my heart …

Cast Iron Skillet

27 Ridiculously Easy Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Fewer

Feeding yourself well doesn't have to be a struggle.<p>For more where this came from, visit the <b>Spoon University site</b> or <b>follow us on Facebook</b>.

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Get Professional Looking Photos with a Monitor and Reflective Surface

If you need to take some fancy looking photos of your items with a smartphone, you can use your computer monitor for a bright background and set your …

Google could be funding SpaceX's satellite internet

After introducing the idea of creating a satellite-based internet back in November, Elon Musk went into further detail last week on his $10 billion plan to build out a network over the next five years. Now, <i>The Information</i> is reporting that Google might be a main investor.<p>Google may be offering up …

Google Paid $50,000 To Hackers Who Found Some Really Bad Holes On Google's Cloud

Just this week, a team of security researchers in Poland got a hefty $50,000 prize from Google for uncovering some holes in Google's App Engine cloud, Google confirmed.<p>The researchers say this is the largest prize Google has ever awarded through its "Vulnerability Reward Program," more commonly …

Selling

The Best Google Campuses Around The World

Unlike the stark minimalism of Apple's campuses, Google has a flair for creating offices with a unique design that varies from building to building.<p>From the glowing black lights of the Toronto office's music room to the cozy drive-in theater at Google's Paris campus, here's what it looks like to …

New York City

15 best designed Android apps of 2014

Every year, developers and designers take bold moves to see what they can do and the winners are us, the users. It was a wild year in terms of Android apps design as we saw a number of great apps that challenged the best of the best when it comes to design. Let’s take a look at the 15 best designed …

Apps

5 Digital Tools That Will Make Your Resume Infinitely More Beautiful

Thanks to social media, modern communication is more visual than ever before. And since your resume is your number one communication tool in the job …

How to Answer Anecdotal Interview Questions

You've reviewed your resume, practiced your elevator pitch, and feel ready for your job interview. But when the interviewer says, "Tell me about a …