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Navdy’s Heads-Up Display Wants To Be The Safer Alternative To Using Your Smartphone While Driving

Frustrated with using the built-in infotainment system and his phone in his car, Doug Simpson, CEO and founder of Navdy, decided to create a Google Glass-reminiscent heads-up display to create a new and safer way to interact with smartphones while driving.<p>Now I know what you’re thinking — why is he …

Drop, The Location-Based Messenger, Closes $1.25M From Atlas Ventures, Spark Capital

Drop Messages, the winner of the TechCrunch Boston Pitch-Off, has today announced the close of a $1.25 million seed round led by Atlas Ventures and Spark Capital. The location-based messaging platform has also introduced a new version of the app alongside the announcement.<p>Drop Messages, for those …

15 Books That Will Change the Way You Look at Robots

What will robots really be like when they finally achieve a human level of intelligence and autonomy? No one knows for sure, but we've put together a …

Books

The Chemistry of Cookies

Have you ever wondered what chemical processes occur in the oven, as your cookies are baking? Of course you haven't, which is exactly why you'll find …

Cookies

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

GitHub For Beginners: Don't Get Scared, Get Started

It’s 2013, and there’s no way around it: you need to learn how to use GitHub.<p>Why? Because it’s a social network that has completely changed the way we work. Having started as a developer’s collaborative platform, GitHub is now the largest online storage space of collaborative works that exists in …

Explore the World's Best Museums Without Leaving Your Living Room

So what if you live nowhere near cultural epicenters like Paris, London, or New York? In this day and age, the wonders of human creation and artistic …

Free Massive Online Education Provider, Coursera, Begins To Find A Path To Profits

Online education providers may very well disrupt the higher-education establishment, but first, these for-profit companies need to find a way to finance the mammoth technical infrastructure needed to support millions of students. It’s a challenge that all mission-based businesses wrestle with, and …

The Fall 2013 Runway Report

See the top runway trends from Fall 2013.<p>The Fall 2013 runways were rife with Couture-like creations, Hitchcockian elegance, new takes on navy and more notable trends. Here, we're calling the top ten of the season. Edited by Nicole Fritton. Text by Kerry Pieri.<p>ImaxTree

The best MMORPGs to play right now on PC and console

Choose your second life<p>Although they might be a little overshadowed by the big multiplayer titles out there - Fortnite Battle Royale we're looking at …