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Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Mobile, Social Newsreader Flud Finds A Home In The Enterprise With A SharePoint & Yammer-Integrated Service For Both Private And Public Content

The newsreader business has undergone major shifts in recent months. Flipboard has emerged as the consumer’s preferred mobile magazine, Pulse was acquired by LinkedIn for $90 million, Google Reader is shutting down, and now another early entrant, Flud, has refocused on the enterprise market. The …

Eigenfaces, for Facial Recognition

<i>This post assumes familiarity with the terminology and notation of linear algebra, particularly inner product spaces. Fortunately, we have both a</i> …

Everything I knew about food was wrong

I recently turned 30.<p>It got me thinking about my eating habits. My metabolism was not what it used to be: I felt slow, my thoughts were in a constant …

VideoNotes Makes Taking and Sharing Notes from Videos Super Easy

If you watch a lot of online videos for education or research, you’ll find VideoNotes a really useful tool.<p>It’s as simple as this: sign in with a Google account (VideoNotes uses Google Drive for storage) and then paste in the URL for a YouTube or Coursera video. Then as it plays you can start …

Mary Roach's Adventures in Digestion

How does saliva work? Why doesn't your stomach digest itself? And did constipation really kill Elvis? In her new book "Gulp: Adventures on the …

Hopscotch for iPad Makes Coding Kid-Friendly

More and more schools have been ramping up STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — in the classroom. Even the White House has …

Kids

Can a 24/7 Medical App Save Your Life? Better Thinks So.

Imagine this scenario: You’re flying across the world for a business conference, and something goes wrong — with your health. You’re in a foreign …

Logitech unveils two new do-it-all Harmony remotes ahead of division sale

Despite announcing that it would be looking to sell its Harmony remote division early this year, Logitech has announced two new universal remote controls, the Harmony Ultimate and the Harmony Smart Control. Both remotes connect to Logitech's new Harmony Hub which is capable of controlling your home …

Now That We Have All These Devices, It’s Time For Them To Truly Work Together

Cross-platform is the buzzword of all the big tech companies now. During every Google earnings call, like clockwork, CEO Larry Page dedicates considerable time discussing the company’s focus on making sure users have a seamless experience and equal access to services as they switch between devices. …

Why Google Will Win the Messaging Wars

Messaging standards are great! Maybe that’s why we have so many of them.<p>Don’t look now, but people communicate via the Internet. Whichever company can get the majority of users on their system wins. To quote Newman, the Seinfeld mailman: “When you control the mail, you control… information!”<p>The …

Apps

Seven Questions for Workday CEO and Greylock Partner Aneel Bhusri

Aneel Bhusri<p>Few people in Silicon Valley wear as many hats as Aneel Bhusri. Currently known primarily for his role as co-CEO of Workday, the …

Big Data

Good vs. Evil Tour Report: Bourdain and Ripert Make Fun of Each Other

When the talk turned to Alice Waters, Bourdain showed restraint, a gentlemanly move given the recent fire at Chez Panisse. Audience, he’s sure they …

Entrepreneurial Excellence: Can 10,000 Hours Of Practice Make Perfect?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jon Auerbach is a partner at Charles River Ventures, a 42-year-old, early-stage venture firm based in Menlo Park and Cambridge, Mass., where he focuses on mobile technologies. Follow him on Twitter @jgauerbach.</i><p>Research over the past two decades has identified a strong link between …

The Happiest Companies In Tech

If you're on the hunt for a new tech job and want to surround yourself with shiny happy people, consider sending your resume to one of these workplaces.

How Mozilla's Firefox OS Will Open Up The Smartphone Market

The first phones with Firefox OS are due to launch soon and though initially they were rumored for Latin America, the chances are they will launch in Europe at the same time.<p>How disruptive can they be? There are good reasons for saying: Very.<p>We are about to witness the smartphone market morph once …

Wearable tech: How three designers weave technology into fashion

These three designers have created novel ways to incorporate the ever-changing world of technology into the fast-paced world of fashion. Their …

Forget data transparency: options grow for letting you hide your data

There’s no doubt it’s a data driven world. But increasing concerns about companies’ collection and uses of personal internet user data have given …

The Sequel to Gangnam Style Has Arrived

Oppa sequel style!<p>South Korean musical dynamo Psy just released his musical followup to “Gangnam Style,” the very definition of a viral video that …

Cash is on the line when Facebook comes calling…

Infectious diseases, says the World Health Organisation, "are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the …

Why Your Cell Phone Doesn't Have a Dial Tone

In addition to the long curly cords, and the part where they are permanently attached to a wall, old-fashioned landlines have something else that …

Not My Job: Food Writer Mark Bittman Takes A Quiz About Batman

Mark Bittman isn't a celebrity chef, and he doesn't own a famous restaurant, and he doesn't have a cooking show. But he wrote the book on how to cook everything, aptly titled, <i>How to Cook Everything.</i><p>We've invited him to play a game called "Holy, Bittman, Batman!" We guessing Bittman gets mistaken …