Matthew Harrison

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Netflix says Geography, Age, and Gender Are 'Garbage' for Predicting Taste

Netflix (nflx) rolled out to 130 new countries earlier this year, and you might expect that it began carefully tailoring its offerings for each of …

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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9 Not-So-Obvious Signs Your Partner Isn't 'The One'

Don't settle for anything less.<p>Your partner should bring out the best in you, inspire you to grow and make you laugh like nobody's business. If that's not happening, you're probably with the wrong person.<p>Below, experts share nine signs the person you're with might not be right for you.<p><b>1. She</b> …

Relationships

Alexander Technique Express

This site is your quick and mobile friendly source for basic information about the Alexander Technique. Visit <b>The Complete Guide to the Alexander</b> …

Turn text into tasks with Chrome extension Todoed

With Todoed, you can create to-do list items by simply highlighting and right-clicking on text in Chrome.<p>If your workday has you spending large amounts of time working and collaborating online, then Chrome extension Todoed can help you stay on task. Or, more accurately stated, create tasks. With …

Google

How Successful Entrepreneurs Conquer Jet Lag

You can only switch time zones so much before wearing yourself down. Here’s how the most successful people manage jet-setting lives.<p>Successful entrepreneurs are often practiced travelers: experts at going from a seat cocoon of eye masks and sweatpants, to polished face of their company at the gate. …

First-time Founder’s Guide to Term Sheets (Part 3)

<i>Andrej Kiska is an Associate at Credo Ventures.</i><p>If you haven’t read the first part on equity term sheets, I strongly recommend doing so before moving on. For a general introduction to term sheets and the trade-off between high valuation and complex investment structure, please refer to the …

Venture Capital

What Failing P90x Taught Me About Perseverance

<i>Jason Zook is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>A few years ago I spent about $150 on the entire P90X DVD set. This included all the DVDs, nutrition guide, the official protein powder and a set of workout resistance bands. The …

Fitness

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, …

How Scientists Are Learning to Write

"That's jargon-ish. Even some people in the sciences don't have an intuitive understanding of what that means."<p>The students tried not to look sheepish as their professor projected the article on the whiteboard, waiting for their work to be devoured by their classmates. It was the second class for …

Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Butternut Squash and Figs

5<p><i>5 / 5 (3 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>1 Freestyle Points 258 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>45 minutes<p>Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Butternut …

Nest CEO Tony Fadell's New Startup Wants To Completely Change The Smartphone As We Know It

Silicon Valley startup Keyssa is working on a technology it calls "kiss connectivity," which could allow you to transfer a movie as large as "Avatar" between devices in just five seconds, as Bloomberg Businessweek reported in its profile of the company.<p>You would simply tap your phone or tablet to …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free for a limited time (save $23!)

It’s been a great week so far for paid iPhone and iPad apps that were made available for free for a limited time, and a few good ones from …

Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.<p>For most people, a satisfying commute is not necessarily a happy one—a not-so-unhappy one will do. Yes, it's true that the ideal commute not absolutely zero commute; many of us can use the time to …

Would You Rather Get Tips From an Expert or an Algorithm?

Reflections on shopping in the era of iTunes and Amazon.com<p>ASPEN, Colo.—David Weinberger, a senior researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, mused briefly Saturday on the difference between getting a recommendation on the next book to read from Amazon.com... or a skilled …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

With $10M from Accel, Paxata wants to make data prep a breeze

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / adriano77<p>There’s a saying in the business world that data analysts spend 80 percent of their time …

29 Awesomely Awkward Attempts At Being Sexy

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Workouts

Declassified Legal Opinions Show How Surveillance State Was Born

Almost no one noticed when the book was quietly released this summer. It has perhaps the most benumbing title in publishing history. Yet inside this …

Surveillance

Cape Romaine Sunrise, 200 seconds

Information Dashboard Design (2nd Edition)

Google Invites Friends To Mystery Motorola Event (Just Don't Expect That Moto X Phone Yet)*

<b>* Updated below.</b><p>Leave it to former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki, who knows a thing or two about marketing, to heighten interest in what Google‘s going to do with its multibillion-dollar purchase of Motorola Mobility.<p>The mobile phone maker has provided little of consequence to Google, at least, …

New crowdfunding site gets YouTubers a regular paycheck

Jack Conte says he’s earning over $60,000 a year making music videos for his YouTube channel, and he wants to help other artists do the same. Launched in May, his crowdfunding platform Patreon aims to get YouTube personalities get paid for the things they make—great and small.<p>Unlike Kickstarter, …

Crowd Funding

AnyPresence Launches A Meta-API Platform To Help Companies Build Developer Communities

AnyPresence, a mobile backend-as-a-service, is launching a platform that tailors front-end branding and functionality with a backend server that the company calls a “meta API.”<p>Richard Mendis, chief marketing officer and co-founder of AnyPresence, calls its “Meta- Platform” an evolution of API …