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Scott Galloway on Apple, Amazon, Facebook & Google

Scott Galloway on how these four companies are going to rule the world and destroy jobs everywhere.

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Fujifilm X100T Film Simulation – Quick Examples

examples of all the film simulation modes in Fujifilm X100T by Arun Shanbhag

Fujifilm X100T is ❤ Just received my X100T over the holidays and it’s a beauty. A few thoughts: Small: It’s tiny (compared to my D600). I have small hands and can barely get my hand on the grip and not smudge the LCD. If you have bigger hands, I’d advise you handle this camera before […]

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Creativity at Caine’s Arcade

Watch this amazing kid’s creativity and gumption in building his cardboard arcade. Had me in tears. Make kids (and adults) watch this. In the daily grind we tend to forget what life is all about.

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Steve Jobs commencement speech, 2005

Thank you for a great ride, Steve. We’ll miss you. Notable: Click here for commencement speech by David McCullough Jr at the Wellesley High School Graduation (2012).

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Fighting Cervical Cancer with Vinegar

In developed countries, pap smears are used to detect cervical cancers, but these tests are not available for poor women in developing countries. Brushing the cervix with household vinegar turns cancerous and precancerous lesions pale white within a few minutes. The lesions can then be immediately frozen using metal rod cooled by a tank of […]

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Thank you Steve Jobs!

It had to end one day – and that day is today! Thank you for for a great ride. With much gratitude, Arun Jobs Steps Down at Apple, Saying He Can’t Meet Duties … “I have always said that if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as […]

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Email – The long and short of it

Last week, I was intrigued by this and other articles reassessing the length, style and overuse of emails. A brief overview of new email think. (methinks this all started when) Gmail introduced the People Tab, to provide “contextual information about people you’re interacting with,” and justified it by *gag*, “Email is just as much about […]

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iClouds over MobileMe

With Steve Jobs unveiling iCloud, the new online storage and synchronization service, the big question in my mind was, what happens to my MobileMe a/c? Despite the media calling it a “failed service,” it served my needs very well. Here are snippets of relevant information taken from the email I received from the MobileMe Team: […]

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Hair Twister

This was the winning entry in the Innovation Tournament. “Hair Twister” team from India proposed a mat filled with human hair to clean up oil spills. Hair mats can trap the oil without degrading or contaminating it. The oil could then be harvested and the mat re-used. Chemical mats and dispersants unfortunately, degrade the oil […]

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Video: Chance Favors the Connected Mind

Steven Johnson provides a visually engaging answer to the age old question, Where do Good Ideas come from? He posits that it is not the eureka moments, but the interconnections of hunches and mingling of ideas that lead to fascinating inventions. I had to watch this short, fast-paced video several times to appreciate the nuances […]

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Amazing Pranav Mistry: Thrilling Potential of SixthSense technology

From TEDIndia: Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.”