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How to Create PDF eBooks from Wikipedia Articles

The Wikipedia website includes simple tools to help you create formatted ebooks using content from one or more Wikipedia pages – here’s a sample …

Facebook tells how it makes its MySQL cluster ‘almost run itself’

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10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Oliver Burkeman looks at the daily routines of history's most creative minds in Guardian Weekend: http://gu.com/p/3j6qb/fb Illustration: Jean Julien for the Guardian

Startup Runnable fancies itself as “the YouTube of code”

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>For folks who are searching the web for specific video clips, YouTube(s goog) has become an invaluable resource not just for …

15 fun Google Easter eggs

Google is used by millions of people to navigate the web every day, but how many of us really put it through its paces? The Telegraph digs out a few of the search engine's hidden gems.<p>1. Calculator<p>Google's calculator function is far more powerful than most people realise. As well as doing basic …

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Spike Augmented Reality Measurement Device Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new innovative device has this week launched on the Kickstarter crowd funding website called Spike , which has been designed to provide users with …

Tictail Releases API And Internal Tools For 3rd Party Devs, Store Numbers Take Off

Tictail is a more unusual e-commerce startup in that it is using its venture capital backing to power ahead on creating a platform which is super-easy to create a shop on. Now it’s allowing third-party developers to build applications for the site.<p>The Tictail App Store will enable developers to …

Git is good for devs, but here are 5 tips on making the transition

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: extradeda<p>Adopting the the collaborative git platform, reduces many of the pains of software development, and …

Enterprises find some valuable (and kinda awesome) uses for employees’ smartphones.

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Most business uses of BYOD are really really boring. Employees demanded – and companies embraced – Bring Your Own Device …

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The 20 online talks that could change your life

From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and thought-provoking lectures are educating us on everything from town planning and depression to body language, animal morality and dangers of sugar in just a few minutes. Here is our pick of the best, from Amanda Palmer …

The Oxford Dictionaries Online is adding a slew of words, from bitcoin, to geek chic, to selfie and... to twerk. http://tcrn.ch/18jOhxg

Meet the man behind New York’s other billion dollar internet company. This one makes money

Advertisement<p>238 Comments<p>The technology industry these days has taken on the veneer of a glam-rock festival — lots of venture capitalists, founders …

The death of the cloud has been greatly exaggerated

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Bruce Rolff<p>There has been a lot of speculation about the impact of PRISM on data security and cloud …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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Career Advice for Millennials

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar<p>Tired of the bad rap millennials get? Overcome it with these tips from career expert Dan Schawbel<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. …

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V Festival 2013: 8 acts to see at this year's V

Beyoncé, Kings of Leon and Kendrick Lamar are just a handful of the acts not to be missed at this year's V Festival, says James Lachno.<p>V Festival 2013 kicks off tomorrow and we've compiled a guide of who to see, including four acts from Saturday and four from Sunday. Check <b>here for the full V</b> …

Be a sociopath—or just act like one

WHAT is a sociopath? Diagnostically speaking, it is someone who possesses a mixture of the following characteristics: charm, grandiosity, bloodless …

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The Most Outrageous Paint Colors

12 designers share their most daring paint choices.<p>We're always egging you on to be bold in your choices of paint color. Here, 12 designers tell us the boldest they've ever been.

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Microsoft Goes WYSIWYG To Broaden The Appeal Of Windows Phone 8 App Development

Microsoft has just revealed an interesting effort to get more apps to the Windows Phone Store, via its new Windows Phone App Studio, a visual, web-based editor for Windows Phone 8 apps, which launches in beta today. With it, anyone can build apps without code, using customizable themes and custom …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

If school isn’t teaching your kid to code, this program will (for a fee)

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>If you want your child to have an early start on becoming the next Zuckerberg or Gates, it’s pretty clear that (for now, at …

Eye-Catching Wall Mural Ideas for Your Interior

It seems like everywhere you look these days, wall decals are all the rage! And why shouldn’t they be? You can apply them easily, and they can be …