Some of you might have to do spreadsheets more often than I do. And let me tell you, when I do them, it’s a project. In an effort to help us all, I went in search of the most helpful...
"Specialization Key to Excellence, Even if Not Economically Sound," by Matthew Hipple (San Diego Union-Tribune, 11/17/13) "China's Ballistic Missile Submarines: How Dangerous?" by Christian Conroy (National Interest, 11/18/13) "Crisis...Show More Summary
James MinchinConfirming the status of Broken Bells as actual band and not just project, James Mercer of The Shins and Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse have announced the follow-up to their 2010 self-titled debut, excellent news for those who like their indie-pop with a slice of hip-hop and vice-versa. The new album, After The Disco, […]
We are fascinated by Gorgeous, a photography book that plays glamorous tribute to queer superstars. There’s an otherworldly, timeless quality to the images that makes us want to study every inch. We’ve excerpted a few excellent photos below, along with an interview with photographer Rob Lebow and Creative Director Masha Kupets. What’s your one-sentence “elevator pitch” for […]
The Porto Light Rail Train (LRT) has been awarded the Veronica Rudge Green Prize, granted every two years by the School of Design at Harvard University to projects that stand out for their excellence in sustainable urban planning.
The problem with most delays is that they’re a bit like dumping water on your whole project, rather than a precise shade of watercolor. They delay everything at once. So, then there are multi-tap delays, and more precise delays. AndShow More Summary
Last week on Wednesday, I reached the one month point of my Japanese project. After an excellent start, I had a little bit of a bumpy final bit of my first month that slowed me down a little, but am back on track now to hopefully make...Show More Summary
People have always needed excellent primary care. And patients may fret about how the millions of uninsured people projected to sign up for coverage in 2014 will affect access to care. Here's what must happen.
By The Investment Doctor: Q3 Update Detour Gold (DRGDF.PK) has released a quarterly update on its Detour Lake project, so it's an excellent moment to provide an update after my earlier article on this company. The third quarter of this...Show More Summary
Advertise here with BSA Most of the developers avoid getting third-party feedback on their work, as they think it is frustrating and time consuming. However in actuality, feed-back is one of the most important part of a project and is the first step in improving your overall service and knowledge. Show More Summary
The folks over at Australian developer Kumobius, responsible for such excellent iOS games as Bean's Quest [$2.99] and Time Surfer [$0.99], have unveiled their latest iOS project. It's called Duet, and is described as "a mesmerizing mobile arcade game about radial awareness and acute dexterity." It takes inspiration from games like Super Hexagon [$2.99] and
We have a lot of smart grid wins for you to peruse this week, including a broad array of projects, several partnerships and awards recognizing excellent work. So we’ll get right to it. via Smart Grid: This week: Plenty of smart grid project wins and partnerships.
Welcome back, Pastor Casey! Instead of keeping him out of town for a while and reenacting more scenes from Varsity Blues with Mindy via Skype, the show fast-forwards to Casey’s return. Everything about the opening scene is excellent. Pastor Casey as a rock-star pastor reminds me of Saved! I love... More »
There are only so many ways one can juice up boring Excel data, but Microsoft's new Power Map Preview for Office 365 looks like it's up to the challenge. The 3D map visualizer has just graduated from "project" status with a handful of features sure to please number crunchers and map lovers alike. Show More Summary
In Australia we have had an excellent review of the mess the deeply underperforming NBN has become. What went wrong with the NBN? September 21, 2013 David Ramli and James Hutchinson The National Broadband Network Company was to be the...Show More Summary
The Chronicle of Higher Education has an excellent in-depth article on the most likely candidate for a revolution in mental health research: the National Institute of Mental Health’s RDoC or Research Domain Criteria project. The article is probably the best description of the project this side of the scientific literature and considering that the RDoC […]
After blasting past the Kickstarter goal of $100,000 and excelling like a mofo in thanks to major community support and a bunch of gamers craving for another JRPG, the team has more good news inbound, this time aimed at console gamers. Show More Summary
(Video Link) You may remember Kyle Roberts's excellent shot-for-shot duplication of the introduction to the X-Men cartoon using action figures. For this project, he takes us back further in time to the 60s and the original Batman television program. Apparently Spock was in that show--something that I had previously missed.
Originally devised to help finance public interest projects the corporate form of organization has become an excellent way for powerful interests to externalize their costs onto society while snatching tax benefits. In fact, over one-third...Show More Summary
I'm a big fan of quick projects that use less than a skein of yarn. They're portable, great for stash busting, easy to squeeze in between larger projects, make excellent gifts, and are on and off the needles before you...