1. Wiener Opernball: Wunderbare Familienbande

    „Wunderbar!“ nach fünf Minuten fällt das Wort zum dritten Mal und es wird nicht das letzte Mal an diesem Abend sein. Der Opernball hat seine eigene Grammatik. Hier gibt es keine halben Sachen. Wenn man den Moderatoren glauben darf, ist der Opernball ganz. Ganz besonders. Ganz bewundernswert.

    www.faz.net

  2. Mountain Lion

    Schiller has no notes. He is every bit as articulate, precise, and rehearsed as he is for major on-stage events. He knows the slide deck stone cold. It strikes me that I have spoken in front of a thousand people but I’ve never been as well-prepared for a presentation as Schiller is for this...

    daringfireball.net

  3. How Companies Learn Your Secrets

    Andrew Pole had just started working as a statistician for Target in 2002, when two colleagues from the marketing department stopped by his desk to ask an odd question: “If we wanted to figure out if a customer is pregnant, even if she didn’t want us to know, can you do that? ” Pole has a master’s...

    www.nytimes.com

  4. iPhone app lets visually impaired type and text

    While Siri and VoiceOver can assist visually impaired iPhone users, new software out of Georgia Tech looks to supplement these accessibility options. BrailleTouch uses traditional Braille input on the iPhone's touchscreen, allowing people to type up to 32 words per minute with 92 percent accuracy.

    gigaom.com