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Sony-Backed Mesh Sensor Kit Looks To The Crowd

After crowdfunding a minimalist e-paper smartwatch last year, another Sony-backed ‘special project’ is currently passing a donations bowl around on Indiegogo — as the electronics giant continues to try to nurture new ideas via an internal seed acceleration program. And by allowing the employees …

Evernote now adds context to your memos on Android and Windows

Evernote's bringing Context, one of its more interesting announcements during its fourth conference in October, to Android and Windows. This feature, which was first made available to iOS and Mac users in November, pulls content (based on what you're typing, hence its name) from various sources and …

A complete ranking of Mr. Darcys that'll definitely make you feel things

Last fall, when my mom and I read <i>Death Comes to Pemberley</i>, P.D. James’ murder-mystery twist on a <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> sequel, my sister teased us about …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2017

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

For Rangers on the Front Lines of Anti-Poaching Wars, Daily Trauma

Unsung heroes face daunting challenges.<p>In May 2008 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 80 Mai Mai militia ambushed a unit of 12 wildlife rangers on patrol near Rwindi in Virunga National Park, wounding Habimana Buzara in the leg as he covered their retreat.<p>The rangers watched helplessly …

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#okavango14: The First-Ever Live-Data Expedition Across the Okavango Delta

Changing Planet<p>For the first time ever a group of National Geographic explorers will be sharing their every move, their research, what they are seeing, what they are hearing, their very heartbeats, and their thoughts in real-time via satellite while exploring one of the world’s richest wilderness …

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Apple HealthKit May Be Rolled Out To U.S. Medical Professionals

According to a recent report, Apple is getting ready to roll out their Apple HealthKit to U.S. medical professionals, ahead of the launch of the new …

Apple Looks for More HealthKit Partners Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch

When Apple announced HealthKit in June as its first big step into the health and fitness space, the company emphasized the need for developers to …

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

<i>“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before,”</i> Neil Gaiman urged in his commencement-address-turned-manifesto-for-the-creative life. <i>“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself,”</i> philosopher Daniel …

Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools–the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score 14 box office hits in a row.<p>A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and …

Searching for the “Free Will” Neuron - MIT Technology Review

It was an expedition seeking something never caught before: a single human neuron lighting up to create an urge, albeit for the minor task of moving …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …