Monday, October 21, 2013

Warren Buffett investment advice, c. 1975   

Finance

Zachary Seward, writing for Quartz: In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should … Continue reading →

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Understanding Surround Sound Formats   

Technology

Home Cinema Guide: The various surround sound formats available on modern AV receivers can appear confusing. Dolby Digital, DTS and THX listening modes are all available to process your audio, but what is the difference and what do they all … Continue reading →

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

iOS 7: Tips, Tricks, and Details   

iOS

Chris Herbert, writing for MacStories: Spotlight doesn’t have a dedicated Home screen page anymore. It’s now accessible from any page — just swipe down on any screen to reveal it and swipe up to hide it. […] You can quit … Continue reading →

Monday, August 26, 2013

How to be a good listener   

Health

Laura McMullen, writing for US News: “Most people are very aware that other people don’t listen, but they’re not nearly as aware that they themselves don’t listen,” says Paul Donoghue, psychologist and co-author of “Are You Really Listening? Keys to … Continue reading →

Friday, August 16, 2013

How To Hang Art   

DesignVideo

Nancy Mitchell writing for Apartment Therapy: […] by far the cheapest and easiest way to make a big impact in a room is to hang artwork. But the process can be a little intimidating. Where should your art go? How … Continue reading →