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What Are the Best Times To Post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram?

<b>If a tree falls in a forest and no one is there to hear it, did it make a sound?</b> Similarly, what is a social media post if no one sees it?<p>Social …

15 Gorgeous Ways to Decorate Your Wedding Tent

Anyone checking things off that just-engaged to-do list (aka planning a wedding) knows that all the inspiration out there can be overwhelming. But those Pinterest boards are worth sifting through when it comes to planning your wedding tent decor. Using a tent for your big day may come in handy if …

31 Gorgeous Baby Name Ideas That Are Perfect For Book Lovers

They are *LITERARY* perfect.

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Next year's iPhone might have advanced wireless charging

Though many of its competitors added some type of wireless charging to their smartphones, Apple never added the feature to its iPhone. But in 2017, …

Bad news if you watch Netflix content from other countries: proxies will soon be blocked

There’s bad news for anyone who uses a proxy service to access Netflix content from outside their own country: the company says in a blog post that it will be blocking proxies within the “coming weeks” …<p>Outdated licensing agreements with content owners – still based on the old days of selling …

You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Employment

This E-Reader App Gives You Instant Access to Your Public Library's Collection

Aldiko also offers quick downloads of thousands of books in the public domain.<p>One of Android's most popular apps has finally become available for iPhone users. Called Aldiko, the e-reading app not only provides a comfortable phone-reading experience, but provides access to thousands of public …

Pearson woes deepen over UK ebook price row

Universities are outraged by steep price increases as pressure on the textbook giant grows, the Telegraph has learned<p>The beleaguered education giant Pearson faces a crisis in its British universities business after it imposed steep price rises on academic libraries.<p>A string of leading universities …

The 50 best sports books ever written - Telegraph

Donatelle Godart's New Bridal Collection

WEDDING ADDRESS BOOK<p><b>With plunging necklines in silk georgette, light blouses in crepe de chine, and boleros in fine guipure lace, Donatelle Godart</b> …

Weddings

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

70 Apps Every Professional Should Know About and Use

December is a great time to reflect on how your previous year went and what you can improve upon in the future. And as we near the beginning of 2015, …

Get ready: 8 new products Apple will release before 2015 is over

This has been a record-breaking year for Apple… and the company has only launched one major new product so far in 2015. Stop for a moment to think …

Women are losing custody of their ambition - and they don't even know it

Ambition has intrigued me for a long time. At dinner parties it’s always other women who mutter that I am “terribly ambitious” when I enthuse about a big new writing or radio project, but never bat an eyelid when my husband discusses combining his day job with running a start-up. It never feels …

How to Cancel an Apple Music Subscription

If you've tried out the Apple Music streaming service and decided that it's not for you, you'll want to cancel your subscription so you don't get …

Instagram is even better with these 7 apps

Instagram, the social network for photography which was acquired by Facebook back in April 2012, has a fairly decent iOS app. You can add new images …

Mobile Photography

Mapping the Digital Humanities at the University of Iowa

As I drove from Milwaukee to Iowa City last year, I thought about the digital humanists at the University of Iowa and the diversity of their work. …

Will traditional science journals disappear? | Dorothy Bishop

Has the traditional format of the science journal had its day? <b>Dorothy Bishop</b> outlines an alternative model, based on consensual communication<p>The Royal Society has been celebrating the 350th anniversary of Philosophical Transactions, the world’s first scientific journal, by holding a series of …

Library of the future: 7 technologies we would love to see

<b>Libraries lead the way to digital citizenship. They should be the first places where most advanced technologies are implemented.</b>Today, libraries are …

11 Dumbbell Moves You Should Know To Start Lifting Weights

Seriously, don't be gymtimidated. We will walk you through this.<p>Personal trainer and founder of ReModel Fitness, Jessi Kneeland, NASM suggests getting started with the 11 moves below.<p>When you add any of these moves to your workout, choose a weight that's challenging but not TOO hard — your last rep …

Control your Mac by pointing your finger with ControlAir

If you're sitting at your Mac right now, there's a fairly high chance that you'll be listening to music. Normally, if you want to skip between tracks, you'd use the keyboard shortcuts that line the top of your Apple keyboard. But what if you could could control music and movies without touching …

Exposure

1<p>The Exposure Triangle<p><b>ISO Speed</b> is how sensitive your camera’s sensor is to light, each value of the rating represents a “stop” of light, and each …

Shutter Speed

Street Shooting with the OM-D: An Interview with Thomas Leuthard

Welcome to our <b>series of 100 interviews</b> <b>we will be holding with professional photographers who use mirrorless cameras</b> for work! “Switching to a smaller …

Present and Share Your Prezi Presentations Remotely

Earlier this week I shared a neat tool called Preso.tv that allows you to broadcast your slides to the devices of everyone in a room with you. Not to …

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The Reader in Digital Humanities

<b>The Reader in Paradise Lost DIgital Humanities</b><p>When Stanley Fish wrote his magnificent treatise on the role of the reader in John Milton’s epic</i> …

This Is The Apple Store Of Libraries

Calgary’s Snøhetta-designed public library will ditch reception desks for something a little more 21st century.<p>Plans for a new lending library in Calgary, Canada, might just make hanging out at the public library cool. Designed by Snøhetta, an architecture firm whose very first commission was a …

Apple Store

The future of books is on your phone, not your tablet

An interview with Oyster co-founder Willem Van Lancker<p>Subscription book app Oyster has come a long way since launching just over a year ago. The service has more than quadrupled its library of books to 500,000, landed big publishers like Disney, and released apps on several new platforms like the …