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Riaan Vandermerwe
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Sunday Feast № 14 | Cherry Poppy Seed Cake, or how I survived baking aft...

While and after reading "The Sweet Life in Paris" by David Lebovitz, I started frequenting his blog, where recently he posted his adaptation

Sunday Feast № 13 | Tarte au Citron: The "ooh la la" of Lemon Tart

I guess I could wax poetic about spring and sunshine and how lemons are yellow like the sun in child's drawing and awaken with their tangy f

Sunday Feast № 11 | Rosemary Chicken and Beans

Once upon a time I cooked the old fashioned roasted chicken Provençal, a very good dish with herbes de Provence, lemon, garlic, dry vermouth

Sunday Feast № 12 | Chinese Five-Spice Spare Ribs with Hoisin Glaze

The beauty of communal feast preparation is that you do not have to do it all, and since I hosted, I took to what required overnight prepara

16 case studies of companies proving ROI of Big Data | BarnRaisers

Big Data is also a big investment for a company involving software, manpower and new processes. But data, big or little, seems to be moving

At Home | Kendrick Bangs Kellogg High Desert House

PHOTO via HomeDSGN Joshua Tree National Park is an evocative place. At least that is what I make of it through images; I have not been there

Interesting Couple | Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera

PHOTO via CAMARA DEMOCRATICA Over the weekend a Pinterest-er I follow streamed a bunch of pins (well, about 13 and maybe growing) for a new

At Home | Rick Owens’ and Michele Lamy’s Paris Home

Oh thee cult inspiring Interesting Couple! Not exactly a style I would want to copy or live in, too ascetic for my feigned minimalism althou

Photography | Josef Koudelka

Josef Koudelka comes to me as a triptych: a photographic window into lives of Gypsies in Slovakia and Romania, a photographic document of th

Design | This is the World of M. Šašek

Not exactly his world, because I am not attempting to surpass the biographies of M. Šašek that have been written already, but this is my tok

At Home | Inger McCabe Elliot Pops of Color

The New York Times Magazine published photos of Inger McCabe Elliot’s colorful abode – an insight into how long standing creatives live, and

Movies | “I woke up this morning and I just hated everything”

If the events of the night get out of hand, sometimes the polite thing to do is to take the blame J Happy New Year!

Cognitive Biases in Software Engineering

Human logic, unlike that of the machines which we program and use every day, isn't perfect. We make mistakes, we establish bad mental habits


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3D Printers Begin to Make Major Impact On Broadway

In the last couple of years we have seen a dramatic shift in the use of consumer based 3D printers within business oriented atmospheres. Thi

Dynamics CRM for Education - Neudesic

Solutions in CRM for education can streamline processes and provide greater visibility into critical processes with information stored in a

How to Simplify Your Life in 5 Minutes a Day

The situation for many of us is that life is fast and full of opportunity. The complication is we think we have to do everything. The implic

Violet Hour's 2014 Spring Cocktail Program Continues To Innovate

We sat in on a tasting of the 33 new cocktails that will be on the Spring 2014 menu at Violet Hour. We remembered most of it and are happy t