Novela Neurotech teams up with UCSF to break down neurodata borders

San Francisco, CA–Just as computer scientists developed standards to deliver digital content across the globe to your laptop, neuroscientists are working to break down barriers in data sharing. Neurodata Without Borders (NWB) is an alliance organized around a common mission: make precious brain recordings from individual labs standardized, sharable and open-sourced. By promoting collaboration, NWB…

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Sheryl Sandberg Is Engaged to Tom Bernthal

ImageSheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, at a conference last year in Munich.Credit…Lino Mirgeler/DPA, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, announced her engagement to Tom Bernthal, the founder of a Los Angeles-based strategic consulting agency, on Monday. “Engaged!!! Tom Bernthal, you are my everything. I could not love…

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A Venetian Aperitif Fit for a Spritz

Aperitif liqueurs, both imported and domestic, continue to gain in popularity. Select, an example from Venice that’s been around for 100 years, hit the American market late last summer, and, with its ruby color, suits a Valentine toast. The blend of botanicals includes a good dose of juniper and was created by the brothers Mario…

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Russian Food Without Pretension

Just when you’d like your next cookbook to transport you to a beach lounge, tall drink in hand, along comes “Beyond the North Wind” by Darra Goldstein, a writer and scholar whose specialty is Russian food, to show “how a harsh climate, poor soil and limited availability of foods” can inspire a cuisine that suits…

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