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Tim Cook talks education at NYC Apple Store, says Chromebooks are nothing but ‘test machines’

Following his RFK award acceptance speech last night, Tim Cook this evening made a surprise appearance at Apple’s new Upper East Side retail store in New York. Apple is set to kick off its Hour of Code program in all of its retail stores tomorrow, but the Upper East Side store held its first …

What I’m Reading: iPad Artist Raheem “Ra” Nelson

<i>Pulling up the sleeves on his suit to reveal tattoos of his favorite apps, artist Raheem “Ra” Nelson uses many canvases to promote his passions. When the iPad was released in 2010, the Connecticut-based artist saw it immediately as an artistic tool, “painting” stylized fashion portraits right on</i> …

A Food Lover’s Guide to Dining Out

Dining out can be a deal breaker. When finding a place for two (or more) people to eat together, you have to consider not just personal preferences, but food allergies, ambiance, location, price, Yelp reviews, etc. What once sounded like a simple meal can quickly evolve into a homework …

Spotlight: Shopping Expert and SHEfinds CEO Michelle Madhok

<b>My name is</b> Michelle Madhok and my love of scoring a deal on clothing and shoes led me to starting shefinds.com, a fashion and beauty site that now tells 1.5M visitors a month what to buy!<p>Style Guides For Any Occasion!<p>Deals to Die For<p><b>I enjoy reading on Flipboard because</b> it allows me to get a visual …

Social Media

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

Brain connections predict how well you can pay attention

During a 1959 television appearance, Jack Kerouac was asked how long it took him to write his novel On The Road. His response – three weeks – amazed …

Humanity

Christopher Meiklejohn

In this episode I talk with Christopher Meiklejohn. We talk distributed systems, the myth of the client-server architecture, current research around …

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10 Years of Git: An Interview with Git Creator Linus Torvalds

Ten years ago this week, the Linux kernel community faced a daunting challenge: They could no longer use their revision control system BitKeeper and …

Percona Database Performance Blog

In this blog post, I will share with you how to set up the PMM QAN for MongoDB and the formulas behind the metrics and graphs that you see on the QAN …

Writing 'Python Machine Learning'

It's been about time. I am happy to announce that "Python Machine Learning" was finally released today! Sure, I could just send an email around to …

What is a PermGen leak?

What follows is a practical introduction to a specific type of <i>memory</i> problems in Java applications. Namely – we will analyze the errors that cause …

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Critical Thinking

Here Is A Wonderful Google Classroom Tool for Teachers

September 3, 2015<br>Share to Classroom is an excellent new extension that teachers can use to share web pages with their classes in Google Classroom. …

Education Technology

Microsoft releases free computer science curriculum for new developers | On MSFT

It may be surprising to some, but many people are only interested in computers as a consumption device rather than a tool; for example preferring to …

Facebook picks an unusual coding language for anti-spam: Is Haskell future of computer programming languages?

Louis Brandy pauses before answering, needing some extra time to choose his words. “I’m going to get in so much trouble,” he says. The question, you …

Programming

What Google was thinking when redesigning the new Google+

When I am feeling kind, I think of Google+ (s goog) as a social network by dictat — err, Larry Page’s mandate. And when I am in my curmudgeonly mood …