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Former Apple designers say the company has lost 'the fundamental principles of good design'

Bruce Tognazzini was Apple's first interface designer<p>Two early Apple designers have written a piece on <i>Co.Design</i> chastising Apple's new design direction, which they claim puts elegance and visual simplicity over understandability and ease of use. Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini, who was Apple's 66th employee …

UI Design

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

MIT scientists have charted a course for Mars that they say beats NASA's by a landslide

It's a very different plan than the NASA astronauts in the latest sci-fi action film "The Martian" take.<p>Moreover, it's not what the real NASA describes in their outline for human exploration of Mars, called the Mars Design Reference Architecture 5.0 .<p>But the US space agency might want to reconsider …

Space Science

Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …

Space Science

Being Yourself Can Make You Happier, According to Research

I’d revise it to “be your <i>best</i> self.”<p>People who deliberately exercised their signature strengths — those qualities they were uniquely best at, the …

Home Automation System Reviews | Best Home Automation System 2018

We sat down with EcoBee's CEO for the inside scoop....<p>May 22, 2017<p>The connected home. It’s among us and more evident than ever before. We’re talking …

The 3-D Printed Swimsuit Of The Future Is Terrifying

The design of swimsuits has evolved dramatically in the past century, going from modest potato sack-like garments to bikinis and Speedos. A new 3-D printed bathing suit by Nadir Gordon, currently a design student in Buenos Aires, hints at where swim fashion could go next. It riffs on traditional …

These are the 25 hottest startups in San Francisco

We have compiled a list of 25 of the hottest startups in San Francisco. To do so, we spoke to investors, employees, journalists, and active members of the city's tech scene.<p>Though our list includes some big names, it also features young startups, some of which you may not have heard of yet.

Human Computer Interfaces: The Next Hot Innovation In PC Gaming?

I spent the better part of last week at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), checking out a number of new gaming-related innovations poised to hit the market in the next few weeks, months, and (maybe) years. I’m particularly interested in PC hardware, which was good because a number of the major …

Online Life

How Will The Internet Of Things Transform These Three Industries?

Imagine if your coffee maker was connected to your alarm clock to make coffee — no matter what time up the alarm goes off.<p>This is just one example of how the Internet of Things (IoT) can make our day-to-day activities more comfortable, productive and efficient. And the future of IoT is just one …

6 Competitive Edges Entrepreneurs Gain When They Learn How To Code

Think coding is just for developers and programmers? Think again. Why business owners are taking the lead in the learn-to-code movement.<p>There has been a lot of talk about the learn-to-code movement recently, and much of it revolves around the importance of filling the growing need for software …

Why Is Valve Obsessed With Hardware When It Makes The Best Software In The World?

At GDC this year, Valve has one again proved to be a perplexing force in the industry. Rather than showcasing any long awaited new games, they joined the herd and unveiled that they too were entering the VR space with their Vive headset that they’re making in partnership with HTC.<p>The Vive now joins …

15 Books For Creative Leaders To Read In Spring 2015

The coming months feature an impressive batch of new books on various aspects of creative leadership. Surveying history, profiling individual leaders, and examining multiple industries, they offer fresh insights and practical guides to action in business and life. For readers looking to become more …

Meet The Woman Who Combined Neuroscience Tech And Mindfulness

Ariel Garten combined her background as a therapist and fashion designer to make Muse, the brainwave-reading wearable, a success.<p>Ariel Garten has turned a knack for connecting the dots between things that seem to have nothing in common into a successful startup.<p>A burgeoning interest in science led …

2030: How 4 smart cities are gearing up for the future

While the future (as a whole) is very much unwritten, the future of what our urban centers will look like is less uncertain.<p>We can assume, to a …

Tesla co-founder says it's electric trucks, not electric cars, that matter

Electric cars may help save the environment, but when it comes to saving money, electric trucks are where it's at. At least, that's the proposition from Ian Wright, one of the five original founders of Tesla and now head of his own firm, Wrightspeed.<p>His pitch is simple: companies should retrofit …

Electric Vehicles

Revised sleep apnea policy responds to GA’s concerns

More than a year of lobbying work by general aviation’s advocacy groups on the FAA’s sleep apnea policy has brought considerable revisions to the …

Treatment Options for Snoring

Snoring is a sneaky bedfellow. You may not even realize you do it. It may not come to your attention until a bed partner throws an elbow into your …

A New Solution That Stops Snoring and Lets You Sleep

Ahead of BD deal close, CareFusion partners to sell ventilators, sleep apnea device | FierceBiotech

CareFusion ($CFN) has made a pair of marketing deals, one to sell a line of ventilation equipment from Breas Medical and the other to distribute a …

The Hidden Reason You Might Be Tired All The Time

What if the reason you're always tired isn't because of life's many stresses and demands, but because of an underlying, undiagnosed sleep disorder?<p>That's the case for many people with sleep apnea, a condition that causes people to stop breathing while asleep, sometimes as often as hundreds of times …

Ko-dison(The Sleep Apnea Monitor)

Obstructive sleep apnea affect with frequency in sleep, terrible snoring and daytime sleepiness become the cause of somnipathy.<p>Also, caused by …

Breakthrough Device Could Help Sleep Apnea

If you snore or have sleep apnea, there is a breakthrough treatment that may help, without the awkward masks typically used by chronic …

The Sleep Problem That Can Mess with Your Brain

This condition can hurt your heart, too. Here’s how to treat it<p>Snoring like a chainsaw doesn’t just make your girl lose her mind—it messes with yours, too. Men with certain sleep issues are more likely to develop problems in their brains that are linked to dementia, finds new research from the VA …

Sleep Deprivation Changes Our Genes, Which Hurts Our Overall Health

Losing one night of sleep may make you feel groggy tomorrow, but miss too much and the risks start to build up. The more scientists study the …

3 Crazy Myths and Facts About Sleep

At night, you can't sleep. In the morning, you can't wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep.<p><b>Myth #1: Getting up at night for, say, 15 minutes just means I lose 15 minutes of sleep.</b> Unfortunately, when life wakes you in the middle of the night, you …

8 Common (And Terrible) Sleep Disorders

From insomnia to sleep terrors, here are the most common impediments to nightly rest.<p>“Good night, sleep tight—don’t let the bedbugs bite.” Has a crueler phrase ever been spoken? Not only does this bedtime wish assume that your bed is infested with parasitic insects (who will listen to your …

Sleep

The Experience Of Top Entrepreneurs And Innovators

Our annual EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ event in Monaco is a unique opportunity for some of the most dynamic global leaders, entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers to network, share knowledge and celebrate achievements.<p>At last year’s four-day event, private Innovation Labs, or iLabs, brought …