Patricia Lapoetisa

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Google Doodle Upholds Gay Rights Ahead of Sochi Olympics

Google<p>Thursday’s Google Doodle is a not-so-subtle pre-Olympics shot at Russia’s less-than-stellar record on gay rights. The doodle, which is also …

The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers

The iPad's many uses include turntable, toddler flypaper, and bird catapult. But when you couple it with an external keyboard, it turns into a surprisingly versatile writing machine. Most writers are easily distracted; trying out just one more app often sounds better than slogging through your …

Book It: 17 Beautiful Bookcases & Bookshelves

Whether you like to read <i>War and Peace</i> or the <i>Twilight Series</i>, everyone needs a place to store their books. These seventeen bookcases and bookshelves …

Scientists find secret to writing a best-selling novel

Computer scientists have developed an algorithm which can predict with 84 per cent accuracy whether a book will be a commercial success - and the secret is to avoid cliches and excessive use of verbs<p>Scientists have developed an algorithm which can analyse a book and predict with 84 per cent …

Writing

Lead Like the New Chess World Champion

Magnus Carlsen, a 22-year-old Norwegian, was crowned chess's newest world champion yesterday by beating six-year title holder Viswanathan Anand of …

Liv Tyler

15 Ways to Rediscover Your Inspiration

<i>Inspiration comes and goes</i>. We’re supremely <i>motivated and inspired</i> at times, and in those moments we accomplish great things way faster than we do …

Motivation

Facebook backs 'Web for Everyone' campaign

Facebook is backing a new 12-month campaign to train people to not only use the web, but create it<p>Facebook is backing a new campaign to make the web accessible to everyone and help thousands of people unlock their own digital skills.<p>The campaign, called Web for Everyone, is also backed by the UK’s …

Microsoft Joins Facebook-Founded Open Compute Project

The fifth summit of the Open Compute Project is happening on Tuesday, and Microsoft has revealed that it is the latest member to join the group, a Facebook-founded initiative that sees the company and its partners commit to developing and sharing designs for data center infrastructure.<p>Bill Laing, …

Yahoo Is Buying Tomfoolery, An Enterprise App Studio Led By Ex-Yahoos And AOLers

Yahoo’s acquisition spree continues apace, with the next deal likely to cover a few different bases for the company: mobile, enterprise and bringing ex-Yahoo talent back into the fold. We have heard that Yahoo is in advanced talks to acquire Tomfoolery, an enterprise app studio co-founded by two …

Google Glass just got a lot less geeky

Just shy of a year after the Google Glass Explorer edition started arriving on early adopters’ doorsteps, Google is announcing a way for people who need prescription glasses to use it. The company is releasing four different frames that can both fit the Google Glass hardware and accommodate …