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Driving the Bugatti at 210 m.p.h.!

Posted by on Apr 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Driving the Bugatti at 210 m.p.h.!

Dan Neil of the WSJ got the opportunity of a lifetime: test drive a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse—how’s that for a name? Check out the experience. I’ve been around a few supersports cars and have driven over 200 mph three or four times. But those were breathless, grit-your-teeth experiments that lasted only a second or two. Road cars start to get real antsy at such speeds...

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Resume Writing In the Online World

Posted by on Nov 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Resume Writing In the Online World

Technology has transformed much of the job application process over the last decade. Slow to catch up is the text based resume.  But things are a-changin’ with the rise of QR codes and hyperlinks, applicant-tracking systems (which companies use to search resumes by keyword), and new informal guidelines from recruiters. Keywords. Keywords may be the “key” to keeping your resume...

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You & iTunes-‘Til Death Do You Part

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 | 0 comments

You & iTunes-‘Til Death Do You Part

Many of us will accumulate vast libraries of digital books and music over the course of our lifetimes. But when we die, our collections of words and music may expire with us. Someone who owned 10,000 hardcover books and the same number of vinyl records could bequeath them to descendants, but legal experts say passing on iTunes and Kindle libraries would be much more complicated. Why? With...

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Google’s Own Superhighway

Posted by on Aug 4, 2012 | 0 comments

Google’s Own Superhighway

Google Fiber will provide internet services 100 times faster than is currently available. It will launch late this year, with high-speed internet and TV connections to consumers in Kansas City. Over time, Google Fiber hopes to spur a new wave of technological innovation, from telemedicine to cloud computing, that can capitalize on its network’s ability to stream high-definition videos and...

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Total Recall 2012

Posted by on Aug 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Total Recall 2012

As you may recall, or even Rekall, the troubled hero of the original “Total Recall,” played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, goes to a brain-bending establishment called Rekall Inc. to buy a virtual vacation, one that’s all in the mind. Now it’s Colin Farrell who goes to the same company, where he’s told, in the same spirit of dangerously genial salesmanship:...

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