Best Food Reading for 02/08/2016

How to Make Buttermilk Ranch in a Jar “My homemade dressing doesn’t try to emulate store-bought versions, because if that’s what you’re craving, then only the original will do. Instead, I’ve come up with a tangy rendition, packed with herbs and with enough body to coat greens and vegetables without…

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General Reading for 12/30/2015

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT MACHINES THAT THINK? | Edge.org “Is AI becoming increasingly real? Are we now in a new era of the “AIs”? To consider this issue, it’s time to grow up. Enough already with the science fiction and the movies, Star Maker, Blade Runner, 2001, Her, The Matrix, “The Borg”.  Also, 80…

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General Reading for 11/11/2015

Space oddity: how do astronauts prepare for life on Mars? | Science | The Guardian “Mauna Loa, Hawaii: the biggest volcano in the world, among the most active (it’s due for an eruption) and, according to Nasa, the ideal spot for simulating a space mission. This remote place is where…

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General Reading for 10/16/2015

Marine Corps Study Finds No Detriment to Morale in Mixed-Gender Combat Units – The New York Times “The Marine Corps has long held concerns that integrating women into combat units could erode morale in all-male platoons and lead to increased sexual tension that would undermine fighting capability. But a Marine…

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What I’m Reading on 05/31/2015

Bruce Springsteen Releases New Sci-Fi Concept Album About Struggles Of Poor Miners Working On Mars – The Onion – America’s Finest News Source “After more than a year of writing and recording, Bruce Springsteen released his 18th studio album Tuesday, a concept record titled Red Dust that explores the everyday…

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What I’m Reading on 05/07/2015

Battle over app analytics accelerates with Apple’s entry | PCWorld “With Apple offering its own tool for developers to see how their apps are selling, pressure is on specialist vendors to improve their offerings. On Wednesday, App Annie announced it had acquired mobile measurement company Mobidia to do just that.”…

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What I’m Reading on 09/20/2013

Taxis Vanish in Rain as Singapore Gets Congested: Southeast Asia – Bloomberg “Singapore’s roads are trying to cope with a population that has jumped by more than 1.1 million since mid-2004 to 5.3 million. Taxi waiting times of an hour or more are tarnishing the city-state’s reputation for efficiency as…

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Daily links for 01/04/2013

A Martian Dream: Here’s What the Red Planet Would Look Like With Earth-Like Oceans and Life – Atlantic Mobile “What if instead of dust and rocks, our planetary neighbor Mars were a bit more lush? What if it had oceans, an Earth-like atmosphere, and green life coating its land? These…

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Some views from 32,000 feet

As I flew from Chicago to Las Vegas yesterday to attend the IBM Impact conference, I was lucky enough to sit on the left side of the plane in a windows seat. As the 3 and 1/2 hour trip proceeded, I used my iPad to photograph some of the changing…

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Daily links for 04/16/2010

10 Simple Google Search Tricks – NYTimes.com “I’m always amazed that more people don’t know the little tricks you can use to get more out of a simple Google search. Here are 10 of my favorites.” tags: google, search, tricks, nytimes Linux Fedora 13, aka Goddard, available in beta |…

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