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7 Videos on Mid-Side Mixing Techniques

A roundup of videos on various mid-side mixing techniques.

Network Better by Creating a "Hook"

Networking can help you advance your career, but it requires a little more than just shaking hands. Here are the three things you need when you're …

Networking

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

When Yogurt Affects the Brain

Gut bacteria play a role in mood and emotion. Are probiotics the key to a better antidepressant?<p>English is rich with idioms that connect our bellies with our behavior. We get “butterflies in our stomachs” or just have a “gut feeling” about things. But increasingly, there’s scientific evidence that …

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

Elon Musk puts his case for a multi-planet civilisation – Ross Andersen

‘Fuck Earth!’ Elon Musk said to me, laughing. ‘Who cares about Earth?’ We were sitting in his cubicle, in the front corner of a large open-plan …

The Self-Made Man: The Story of America’s Most Pliable, Pernicious, Irrepressible Myth

In 1990, Susan Orlean published a book called <i>Saturday Night</i>, in which she set out to document how Americans spend their weekly reprieve from work. …

The Skills We've Lost to Technology (and How to Get Them Back)

Technology usually makes our lives easier. It also makes it so we don't have to practice a few basic skills. After years of smartphone use, many of …

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math - Issue 17: Big Bangs

I was a wayward kid who grew up on the literary side of life, treating math and science as if they were pustules from the plague. So it’s a little …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

The Curse of Meh: Why Being Extraordinary Is Not a Matter of Being Universally Liked but of Being Polarizing

“To be universally liked is to be relatively ignored.”<p>After spending the entirety of my adult life as a noncitizen immigrant in America, perpetually toiling at the mercy of various visas, I am currently applying for something known as an “extraordinary ability green card” — a document granted to …

How to Make the Most of a Mentor and Get Ahead in Your Career

Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that's not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of …

The Berlin Wall’s great human experiment

Twenty-five years ago this fall, a crowd of thousands gathered along the east side of the Berlin Wall and demanded, with the urgency of people who …

Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming - Issue 18: Genius

Lev Landau, a Nobelist and one of the fathers of a great school of Soviet physics, had a logarithmic scale for ranking theorists, from 1 to 5. A …

A Religion for the Nonreligious

<i>The mind…can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.</i> ― John Milton<i>The mind is certainly its own cosmos.</i> — Alan Lightman________You go to school, …

Warren Buffett's "2 List" Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

Learn the Basics of Photography with This Interactive Chart

Even the best camera is only as good as the photographer's skills. The "Where to Start" interactive chart guides beginners to learn about the basics …

How-To's

You See Sneakers, These Guys See Hundreds Of Millions In Resale Profit

Shirod Ince sat at the front of a line of more than 100 people, mostly guys in their early 20s, on a Friday evening last month. For two days, he and …

Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?”

A 1959 Essay by Isaac Asimov on Creativity<p>Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author:<p><i>In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research</i> …

Isaac Asimov

Inbox is a total reinvention of email from Google

Inbox also does the same sort of email triaging that has made Mailbox, Acompli, and other Gmail apps so popular. You can "snooze" a message away and have it reappear at a certain time or a certain geolocation. You can also add standard Google Reminders to your inbox, and they'll also appear in …

You Can Look It Up: The Wikipedia Story

Ward Cunningham, Jimmy Wales, and the Wonder of Wikis<p>When he launched the Web in 1991, Tim Berners-Lee intended it to be used as a collaboration …

You Can Have an Easy Life or an Awesome One. Choose Wisely.

A few years back after one of my more impassioned lectures, a young buck in the back row raised his hand. “Mr. Victore,” he said, “I understand what …

The greatest story Reddit ever told - The Kernel

At around 8:30am on the morning Dante Orpilla planned to pay back the woman who had saved his life, he made a phone call.<p>Scenarios about the way …

Better All the Time

How the “performance revolution” came to athletics—and beyond.<p>In the summer of 1976, Kermit Washington was in trouble. He was a power forward in the N.B.A., and had just finished his third season with the L.A. Lakers. He had been a highly touted player coming out of American University, where he …

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare

She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years of keeping a heavy secret, the day came when Alayne Fleischmann couldn’t take it …

The Art of Not Working at Work

At first, the ability to check email, read ESPN, or browse Zappos while on the job may feel like a luxury. But in time, many crave more meaningful—and more demanding—responsibilities.<p>Two years ago a civil servant in the German town of Menden wrote a farewell message to his colleagues on the day of …