Dean Murrell

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At Facebook and Google, Highly Successful Teams Use This 3-Word Question to Spark Creativity (With Incredible Results)

This short phrase has immense power, and can help your team block out doubt and find creative solutions.<p>Imagine you're a leader, and you want your team to accomplish ambitious goals. (Maybe you don't have to imagine.) There are three basic questions you can ask at the outset.<p>All three questions …

User Interface Designs by Balraj Chana

Stunning user interface designs created by Balraj Chana.Balraj Chana is a freelance designer who lives and works in London, UK. With an experience of …

Material Design

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart from other holograms because it can be seen without 3D goggles, and …

How One Couple Turned Their Attic Into a Master Suite They Never Want to Leave

Why use your attic for storage when you could create a cozy retreat like this?<p>Ever since Sara and Sean Parsons built their home in Friday Harbor, WA, on San Juan Island 12 years ago, the space above their garage sat unfinished. "We had toyed around with the idea of it being a game room, or a movie …

Google is preparing to release a wireless 4K TV box, even as the Fiber service retrenches

Recent filings with the FCC reveal that Google has received authorization to bring to market a <b>"4K wireless TV box."</b><p>The filings are short on details, but note that the device includes WiFi capabilities, operating on the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands. That would mark the first time that a Google Fiber TV …

Set-Top Boxes

APPLE: THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO — 2016

It also sold 74.7 million iPhones — another record. The company could not be in better shape.<p>And yet Apple is a troubled beast:<p>The fear is that Apple is at its peak, and the only way from here is down.<p>Of course, only idiots bet against Apple. The company has a history of confounding its critics by …

IPhone 7

Now someone can steal your WiFi password from your doorbell

Getting hacked sucks, but there’s something worse than that: getting hacked because of your own smart doorbell.<p>Ring is a popular smart doorbell that allows you to unlock your door from your phone, as well as see and hear visitors via a webcam.<p>Unfortunately for Ring, that same doorbell meant you …

Microsoft may be running the biggest Turing test in history

If you live in China and you've been on WeChat, there's a decent chance you've come across or at least heard of chatty teenager named Xiaoice.<p>Xiaoice …

14 MVP Recipes for Your Super Bowl Bash

Some go to Super Bowl parties for the game, others for the commercials -- but <i>everyone</i> looks forward to the food. From Tailgate Sliders and "Crack" Nuts to White Chicken Chili and Guacamole, these crowd-pleasing recipes will make you the MVP of the party.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate Sliders</b><p>These …

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Google's DeepMind defeats legendary Go player Lee Se-dol

A huge milestone has just been reached in the field of artificial intelligence: AlphaGo, a program developed by Google's DeepMind unit, has defeated legendary Go player Lee Se-dol in the first of five historic matches being held in Seoul, South Korea. Lee resigned after about three and a half …

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Artificial Intelligence

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin may become a target in the fight against ransomware

Many crimes can be solved by following the money, and that may hold true for the growth of ransomware attacks — though the money itself may be different.<p>Countering the increasing use of ransomware — malware that attacks computers and networks and encrypts files, which criminals then demand payment …

Cybersecurity

17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

1 of 17 The Cookie Rookie<p>Blackberry Obre Sparkler<p>Not only is this Blackberry Ombre Sparkler all about seasonal cheer, it's perfect for a romantic …

Eggnog

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

39 Healthyish Thanksgiving Recipes

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18 Sweet and Savory Cranberry Recipes That Go Beyond Sauce

You can see it on the Thanksgiving table now — the lonely bowl of jiggly crimson red cranberry sauce that no one has touched. It’s not the cranberry’s fault that it’s often relegated to the back of the buffet table. It’s just that most people don’t put the thought and care into making creative …

49 Modern Thanksgiving Recipes to Cure You of Any Holiday Fatigue

Try new takes on Thanksgiving favorites, like stuffing-crusted turkey cutlets and cheesy stuffing.<p>From pastrami and bacon-wrapped turkeys to malted walnut pies and BLT oyster stuffings, these tweaks on traditional recipes will keep the vibe fresh and exciting at your holiday table, year after year.

The Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes You Need On The Table

Thanksgiving is even better with Brussels sprouts. Trust us.<p>For a perfect Thanksgiving dinner, every dish must make an appearance. Of course you need a good bird and all the iconic sides that complement it. And you must have pie — pumpkin AND pecan at the very least. But, it’s also very important …

Healthy Eating

Here's 7 Recipes That You Need To Make For Thanksgiving This Year

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

16 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

UX Design

Top 50 Fonts of 2016

You're reading Top 50 Fonts of 2016, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

Tesla unveils its solar roof and Powerwall 2

At Universal Studios in Los Angeles tonight, Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off the company's solar roof-top panels, a new $5,500 Powerwall 2 high-capacity residential battery pack, and the Powerpack 2 for businesses.<p>Musk and company have been teasing these photovoltaic cell-embedded rooftop panels for …

Nike's self-lacing HyperAdapt shoes go on sale November 28th

Nike designer Tinker Hatfield promised us power-lacing shoes to mimic the kicks from <i>Back to the Future</i> in 2016, and now we know what day they'll go on sale. The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 will be available at "select" retail locations by appointment beginning November 28th. The company brought <i>Wired</i> in for …

Amazon's cheaper Echo Dot improves voice recognition, available in black and white

Amazon launched its Echo Dot device earlier this year, but it has been sold out in recent months. While the original Echo Dot was priced at $89.99, Amazon is unveiling an all-new, second-generation Dot today that's priced at just $49.99. Just like the previous Dot, you can use the tiny puck-like …

Amazon Echo

Mircosoft surpasses IBM's Watson in speech recognition

A team of Microsoft researchers has achieved the lowest error rate for speech recognition on record at 6.3%, overtaking prior record holder IBM Watson's 6.9%.<p>The news brings the company one step closer to getting computers to understand speech as well as a person, and helps in its efforts to …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple has completely changed its plan to conquer TV

But navigating separate apps is a horrible way to watch TV, and it seems that Apple has finally seen the light.<p>Apple's big TV plan now revolves around building an advanced TV guide that will tie content services like Netflix, HBO, and ESPN together, industry sources tell Recode's Peter Kafka.<p>Last …

Smart TV

50 Icon Design Tutorials for Designers

Designers are visual creatures which judge a book by its cover. It’s no secret that icons have a huge impact in website design as well as application …

The slow, sad, and ultimately predictable decline of 3D printing

I happen to own a 2004 model, a family car with a turbo (don't ask). Way back in December, before everyone started wondering whether 3D printing was on the deadpool, I tested out a MakerBot Replicator Mini for a few weeks. It was a heady time printing out Darth Vader replicas from Thingiverse and …

Darth Vader

Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think

By now everyone has heard of Google’s RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest from Mountain View, Calif. What many of you might not realize, however, is just how fast the SEO industry is changing because of it. In this …

Artificial Intelligence