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Tip #107: Read about the history of the world through Salt

We were browsing on our bookshelves thinking about what books we feel like we learned the most from in the past years and one of the first that came to mind was Salt. In Salt, Mark Kurlansky, manages to weave a popular history through the history of an ingredient that we often don’t think to much about. Through the tales of preservation, trade, and discovery we realize that this simple thing that we take completely for granted changed the course of the world. As fermentation nerds, this is even more interesting, as the power of salt as a means of transforming food with time plays an integral role in the story.

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Tip #178: Read a NYTimes profile of Alton Brown

[This latest profile of Alton Brown in the NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/dining/alton-brown-cookbook-everydaycook.html) gives us a little peak at one of our favorite food 'celebrities'. We've been a fan... » Read More |

Tip #177: Read about the link between deep neural nets and ... the universe

Artificial intelligence and deep neural nets are taking over the technology landscape, or so it seems if all you do is read Twitter. Which is... » Read More |

Tip #176: Listen to Samiyam and Earl Sweatshirt - Mirror

We a) love almost anything that Stones Throw puts out and b) are consistently impressed by how much better [Earl Sweatshirt](http://earlsweatshirt.com/) gets with each track,... » Read More |

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