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Markov Composer - Using machine learning and a Markov chain to compose music<p><b>Edit:</b> <i>If you want to see MarkovComposer in action, but you don't want to</i> …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Seven Steps To Writing Cover Letters Quickly And Effectively

Now that the job market is heating up, you may be tempted to start looking around and gauging your market value. Then the thought of having to send out your information, complete with an introductory cover letter, dampens the excitement. The best cover letters are tailored to the job that you want, …

How I Organize Evernote

<i>A Peek Inside My Personal System</i>I often refer to Evernote as my digital brain. It has replaced my physical filing cabinet, allowing me to go …

How I went paperless with Hazel and Evernote

Evernote has become my paperless filing cabinet for everything from receipts to tax documents. One of the things I use it for most frequently is to …

Going Paperless: How I Use Playbooks with Evernote

My recent simplification of my notebooks and tags in Evernote provided me with a good opportunity to start using playbooks with Evernote, something …

Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience/Imagery

<b>Note: Some figures are not included yet because of issues concerning their copyright.</b><p>Introduction & History[edit]<p>Imagine yourself being on vacation. …

JamieDMJ on Twitter: "NASA wrote back to me. http://t.co/pu5LjGpKVO"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>JamieDMJ</b><p>“@<b>JamieDMJ</b>: NASA wrote back to me. …

Forget Small, Medium, And Large: This Shirt Comes In 50 Sizes

Realizing flaws in the existing sizing system, Stantt used 3-D body scans of more than 1,000 men to create a line of casual shirts that fit like they’re tailored.<p>When sizing garments, most companies divide people into three broad categories: small, medium, and large. But a quick look around reveals …

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A 600-Foot-Tall City On Wheels, For When It’s Time To Get Away From It All

When a city struggles–much like Detroit is struggling today–residents move. But what if the city moved instead? Madrid-based architecture student Manuel Dominguez imagines a mobile, nomadic city with his design for <i>Very Large Structure</i>, a gigantic community on wheels.<p>The structure stretches the …

Intro to Resumes for CV-Minded Academics

<i>Katie Shives is a PhD candidate in Microbiology at the University of Colorado. During her free time she writes about microbiology-related topics at</i></i> …

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The 20 big questions in science

1 What is the universe made of?<p>Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don’t know what 95% of the universe is made of. Atoms, which form everything we see around us, only account for a measly 5%. Over the past 80 years it has become clear that the substantial remainder is comprised of two …

Lack of Art Frame... Not anymore!

<b>Materials:</b> Lack tables, picture hangers and a little bit of paint<p><b>Description:</b> I wanted to create my own wall art and I love big statements so I …

Residence of Daisen: a Japanese residence designed as a cluster of standalone rooms tucked away in the dense forest. See this beautiful home by Keisuke Kawaguchi http://ilikear.ch/1bjV5zv

NAPOLEON CHAGNON: BLOOD IS THEIR ARGUMENT

<b>PART ONE: NAPOLEON CHAGNON & STEVEN PINKER (WITH DANIEL C. DENNETT & DAVID HAIG)</b><p><b>INTRODUCTION TO PART ONE</b><b><br>by Steven Pinker</b><p>During a sabbatical year at …

How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

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Mexico’s Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

Photograph by Modagaja on Panoramio<p>Located in the mouth of Banderas Bay are the beautiful Las Marietas Islands, about 22 nautical miles west of …

Peaceful Rural Home Overlooking Panoramic Mountain Vistas

The picturesque surroundings of Roprachtice, Czech Republic hit you straight to the heart! For those of you who enjoy some time on their own, away …

Articles about texas bunkhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Texas is known for propagating a "bigger is better" attitude.<p>In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in …

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Articles about farm fresh on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nobody ever said farming was easy, but the rewards of a homegrown harvest are great.<p>The 3rd issue of Curio explores our morbid fascination with murder and death, likening the heedless pruning of flowers to...<p>In Wellman, Iowa, Joanna and Geoff Mouming concocted a fresh take on the traditional barn …

Articles about small footprint fayetteville on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...<p>I've always been a firm believer that …

The 420 square-foot backyard cottage

Sustainable homes and structures are something everyone gets excited about and there can be several reasons for that. Sustainable structures allow us …

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Up, Up + Away: Stilt House is Safe From Floods in Style

When we choose to get away from home, there are many different ways of going about getting some relaxation. Some folks choose a luxurious retreat …

Up, Then Down: Shelves Fold Neatly Away Until Needed

Regardless of their size or the number of people living in them, homes can tend to become cluttered and overrun with stuff. The solution seems to be …

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Casa en Seya de Suppose Design

El estudio japonés Suppose Design ha completado en Yokohama esta vivienda abierta a un patio trasero. El edificio ocupa un solar de reducidas …