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Two Sex Educators On Confronting Taboo Topics In The Classroom

Hundreds of miles apart, educators Emily Feher and Melanie Lucash aren’t shying away from sticky subjects. Source: http://lslink.info/?c=22Yt

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Mobile ‘PUBG’ ‘Guns Royale’ Has Launched

Guns Royale [Free] isn’t shy about its inspiration; it wants to bring to mobile the same experience that Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds brought to PC, but tailored to the mobile platform, and now that the game has launched worldwide, you can try it out for yourself. The game has you dropping in a …

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An Overview Of The Most Common UX Design Deliverables

    What do UX designers do on a daily basis? A lot of things! UX professionals need to communicate design ideas and research findings to a range of audiences. They use deliverables (tangible records of work that has occurred) for that purpose. I’ve created a list that contains the …

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HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP

Facebook Software Engineer and HipHop for PHP team member Jason Evans provides details on Facebook’s move to a new high-performance PHP virtual machine. Described by Evans is ”a new PHP execution engine based on the HipHop language runtime that we call the HipHop Virtual Machine (hhvm).” He sees it as …

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Reading Wikipedia to Answer Open-Domain Questions

This paper proposes to tackle open-domain question answering using Wikipedia as the unique knowledge source: the answer to any factoid question is a text span in a Wikipedia article. This task of machine reading at scale combines the challenges of document retrieval – finding the relevant articles – with that …

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United States Grand Prix: Who will finish top in Austin?

After qualifying in pole position can Lewis Hamilton clinch a fourth world title in Austin? Predict your top three for the United States Grand Prix. Source: http://lslink.info/?c=239G

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Quick Nori Roll with Cucumber and Avocado Recipe

Buy Clotilde’s latest book, The French Market Cookbook! It all started with this photo on Gena’s Instagram feed. Gena is the author of the excellent blog The Full Helping, and she has long extolled the virtues of the vegetable nori roll as a quickly and easily assembled snack: her site …

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Day 6 of the Dawn Wall

My phone rang just after 8:00pm and I wasn’t sure if I was going to hear excitement on the other end of the line or frustration.  I said hello and held my breath.  It was still a little early for Tommy to be calling so what he told me completely …

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How I Improved My Public Speaking

In mid 2011, I had what was really my first speaking gig, at SMX Advanced, about link building. I had done a link building clinic before 10 or so people before, but this was the first serious thing I had done – talking before 200-300 some odd internet marketers in …