"You're super hungry...but feeling super lazy. You've got some leftover veggies in the fridge, but microwaving them steals all their nutritional value, right? Might as well polish off that bag of Goldfish instead, right? Wrong. We debunk that and six other cooking myths below. "
"Feedback was positive, with "palm rejection" working very well—when drawing on the tablet, the user's hand can rest on the screen (like it would on a piece of paper) without the iPad recognizing it as input. Even with the palm resting on the screen, pinch-and-zoom gestures can still be used with the other hand."
"More specifically, there are multiple ways, each specially tailored to the method you're using to actually cook the shellfish. We've done a whole lot of testing to figure out just what makes shrimp go from treasure to trash; luckily, getting it right just takes a little know-how."
"Adding math talk to story time at home is a winning equation for children’s math achievement, according to new research from the University of Chicago."
"Iconic Cajun and Creole chef Paul Prudhomme has died at the age of 75. Per WWL in New Orleans, a rep from Prudhomme's restaurant, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, says Prudhomme's death comes in the wake of "a brief illness.""
"Speaking to IBTimes UK at the recent Hello Tomorrow conference in Paris, IBM Watson's chief technology officer Rob High said there was a "very natural synergy" between cognitive computing and quantum computing, revealing he hoped to one day see Watson run on a quantum system."
"IPsoft believed that its Amelia platform will be ready to take the Turing Test – devised to be the threshold that machine intelligence can pass itself off as human intelligence – within the next five years. While it would not be the first AI system to pass the Turing test, it would potentially be the first to achieve the feat using a cognitive learning system that mimics how the human brain operates."
"Between fall 2013 and fall 2014, first-time graduate enrollment increased by 3.5 percent, the largest spike since 2009, according to a September report from the Council of Graduate Schools. These new graduate students were studying education, business and other subjects, but the field that saw the biggest bump in enrollment was math and computer science."
"On the other hand, there are many casse-croutes, snack bars, in Quebec that use really good french fries (they double fry them that Quebec way when they are really crisp on the outside and creamy inside), make their own gravy and use fresh, fresh cheese curds that are really squeaky. It's a magnificent dish when done right."
"1. IBM on Twitter - Known for having had one of the corporate world's strictest dress codes back in the day, it's no surprise that IBM's social media channels are equally buttoned up in 2015. I mean that in a really good way, of course. After all, not only does the largest computer company in the world know its way around social media best practices, but it's not afraid to push the edges of creativity either, as this animated GIF on Twitter illustrates."
"From the memory foam in your mattress to the advanced alloys in your tennis racquet, NASA is behind some of the biggest technological advances of our time. Now, the space agency is giving other inventors the chance to build on those by letting them use its patents — for free."
"Spicy harissa, a hot pepper sauce, plays off sweet raisins perfectly."
"Last weekend, 618 teams—both professional and amateur—and over 50,000 fans descended upon Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City for the American Royal, the world’s biggest barbecue competition. While few can argue with the irresistible nature of barbecue, with its intensely flavored bark, pink smoke ring and tender, smoky meat, making it at home might seem a little intimidating. But we’re here to tell you it shouldn’t be. And with these ten easy-to-use tips from some of American Royal’s top teams, you’ll be well on your way to smoking competition-worthy barbecue at home."
"Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Peel and seed squash, then thinly slice using a hand slicer, such as a Benriner or Mandoline slicer. Layer squash in baking dish, sprinkling some of salt and pepper between each layer."
"Ready to score a chef-caliber collection of kitchen gear without selling a kidney? Then it's time to take a field trip."
"Cooking a whole Dover sole like they do at Petit Trois is no easy task (and can turn into an expensive mistake). We modified the recipe using fillets instead; equally delicious—and no tears."
"A new video advertisement featuring Bob Dylan and super computer IBM Watson premiered on IBM's You Tube page early this afternoon. According to the description accompanying the ad, "IBM Watson analyzes Bob Dylan's lyrics and shows that his major themes are love and time. IBM Watson can help you outthink the limits of creativity. Learn more." The link leads to IBM's "Cognitive Outlook" page, where three individual videos featuring IBM Watson with Dylan, Jeopardy champion (and Watson's nemesis) Ken Jennings, and a seven year-old named Annabelle, are posted. "
"Apple is bolstering the artificial intelligence (AI) component of the iPhone's digital assistant Siri with the acquisition of startup Perceptio, the company confirmed to Bloomberg."
"An artificial intelligence system (AI) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has taken an IQ test designed for a young child."