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8 Questions

Sous vide cooking is the simple method of cooking vacuum-sealed food in a controlled, low-temperature water bath. It creates supremely tantalizing, effortless delicacies such as soft poached eggs that are creamy, custardy, and silky. Sous vide steak is often described as perfectly rendered and contrasted, juicy, flavorful, evenly cooked to precision. Who wouldn’t...

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Whenever I cross paths with my friend Justin Chung, he never ceases to dazzle me with next-level information on culture or trends. Or maybe some cool yet instantly understandable infographics that he just designed. He's a smart and talented guy. So I wasn't shocked to find out that he and some of his pals have...

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If you have ever perused the shelves at New York's preeminent photography bookstore, Dashwood Books, then you have likely already had the pleasure of engaging in spirited conversation with Miwa Susuda. As photobook consultant at Dashwood for the past ten years, Miwa is as widely respected as she is known for both her knowledge and contributions...

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This 8Qs interview was happened upon by chance, and it goes to show you that opportunities to connect are everywhere, sometimes even invading your Instagram timeline as a sponsored ad. Alejandro Rioja is the co-founder of Flux Ventures, and he has created two companies Flux Chargers and Flux.LA. Born and raised in Bolivia, Alejandro is...

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I went to an intimate event a few months ago when Amy Wang and Jacquie Chang, both co-founders of OrangeGlad were sharing their entrepreneurial story. I loved hearing their down-to-earth trials and learnings, seeing their passionate ambitions, and chuckling at their growing pain stories (imagine a two story spontaneous chute assembly line with parents and...

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I first met Kanten Russell in 2007 at his house in San Diego, through friends of his wife, Julie. I remember inquiring about some of the architectural blueprints he had lying around, and I was amazed to hear about his unique line of work. Kanten got his first skateboard when he was 14, and he...

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Access to improved drinking water is a luxury that 663 million people lack (2015 World Health Organization/ UNICEF Joint Monitoring Project. Theresa Dankovich has been intensively studying this global problem and determined to find practical solutions. She created a simple technology design called The Drinkable Book™, which is both a water filter and an instruction...