Erik T. Kaiser, Technologist

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    World-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed away Monday at the age of 82. (via World-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82)

    World-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed away Monday at the age of 82. (via World-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82)

    — 12 hours ago
    New record shows last flip of Earth’s magnetic poles happened quickly. (via The north pole moved to the North Pole in a single human lifetime | Ars Technica)

    New record shows last flip of Earth’s magnetic poles happened quickly. (via The north pole moved to the North Pole in a single human lifetime | Ars Technica)

    — 12 hours ago
    "Killed by a drunk snowplow driver, possibly with the connivance of drunk air traffic controllers: a painfully Russian end for the man Putin called ‘a true friend to our country’."
    What to do when you drunkenly kill Putin’s friend with your snowplow? — This is a wildly written post from Fortune!?
    — 12 hours ago
    My favorite girl (at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks)

    My favorite girl (at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks)

    — 2 months ago
    Microsoft has unveiled a “real-time” language translation feature for its internet phone service Skype. 

Chief executive Satya Nadella said the firm would launch a test version of the service, dubbed Skype Translator, for Windows 8 later this year. (via BBC News - Skype to get ‘real-time’ translator)

    Microsoft has unveiled a “real-time” language translation feature for its internet phone service Skype.

    Chief executive Satya Nadella said the firm would launch a test version of the service, dubbed Skype Translator, for Windows 8 later this year. (via BBC News - Skype to get ‘real-time’ translator)

    — 4 months ago
    No company has been able to better articulate its deep commitment to creating an inclusive workplace both globally and domestically than EY. (via EY: No. 3 in the DiversityInc Top 50 - DiversityInc)

    No company has been able to better articulate its deep commitment to creating an inclusive workplace both globally and domestically than EY. (via EY: No. 3 in the DiversityInc Top 50 - DiversityInc)

    — 6 months ago
    "We are going to continue to see the national progression of online brands moving offline,” he said, and added that some companies used Storefront to test the public’s interest in a brand, almost like beta testing the real world. “You may start with a one-day street fair for a nominal fee, just to see if people like your product. Come holiday season, maybe you set up your own store — next thing you know you’re in 10 Nordstrom outlets on the East Coast."
    — 6 months ago
    When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it
A new labour agreement in France means that employees must ignore their bosses’ work emails once they are out of the office and relaxing at home – even on their smartphones (via When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it | Money | The Guardian)

    When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it
    A new labour agreement in France means that employees must ignore their bosses’ work emails once they are out of the office and relaxing at home – even on their smartphones (via When the French clock off at 6pm, they really mean it | Money | The Guardian)

    — 6 months ago
    Having fun with the Kim Tang Clan (at Purr)

    Having fun with the Kim Tang Clan (at Purr)

    — 6 months ago with 1 note
    In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, former President Bill Clinton copped to having aides search Area 51 as well as papers on Roswell, N.M., “to make sure there was no alien down there.” (via Bill Clinton: Aliens May Exist - The Daily Beast)

    In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, former President Bill Clinton copped to having aides search Area 51 as well as papers on Roswell, N.M., “to make sure there was no alien down there.” (via Bill Clinton: Aliens May Exist - The Daily Beast)

    — 6 months ago
    "The clear message here is that the more fruit and vegetables you eat, the less likely you are to die at any age," Dr. Oyinlola Oyebode of UCL’s department of epidemiology and public health and lead author of the study, told The Telegraph. "My advice would be however much you are eating now, eat more."
    — 6 months ago
    "The group that was allowed unlimited access to food ended up with nearly three times more likelihood of developing diseases and a threefold increase in risk of death, the researchers found."
    — 6 months ago