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How Espresso Was Invented and How to Make It At Home

How Espresso Was Invented and How to Make It At Home

I recently read an interesting introduction to espresso in Mary Palmer’s cookbook in which she talks about the origins of coffee in Ethiopia. Palmer states that in the 15th century coffee was introduced to the Europeans by way of the Venetians. In 1855, a Frenchman thought up the idea of making quick coffee to be served aboard trains. But the […]

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Apple, New Graphical User Interfaces, and Minority Report

New applications of Graphical User Interfaces will flood the market in coming years, for example, a gesture based interface is starting to become ubiquitous on Apple devices (iPhone, Macbook Air, Touch, etc.). New Scientist recently ran an article on mobile devices using non visual feedback so drivers do not have to take their eyes off the road while driving. And, of course, […]

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