Eric Groft

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The man at the centre of the Facebook data scandal says it's 'nonsense' that Cambridge Analytica got Trump elected

The scientist at the centre of the Facebook data scandal has said that the role the incident played in getting Donald Trump elected as US president has been overstated.<p>Aleksandr Kogan created the 'This is Your Digital Life' quiz app, which harvested 87 million Facebook user profiles, then passed …

The world’s largest DDoS attack took GitHub offline for fewer than 10 minutes

In a growing sign of the increased sophistication of both cyber attacks and defenses, GitHub has revealed that this week it weathered the largest-known DDoS attack in history.<p>DDoS — or distributed denial of service in full — is a cyber attack that aims to bring websites and web-based services down …

Cybersecurity

Proud Mary teaser posters

Contributed by Stephen Coles<i><br>Source: http://www.impawards.com License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>This homage to Foxy Brown, the 1974 blaxploitation film, …

Adobe Predicts Key UX Design Trends That Will Make It Big In 2018

Image by Igor Miske via Unsplash (CC0)<p><b>Designers often</b> find themselves having to build on their skill sets to accommodate users’ evolving needs and …

The best Christmas gifts for design students

Quick links: Best gifts for design students<p>That November pay day is getting closer, so we've rounded up the best Christmas gift ideas for design …

Common Keyboard Symbols

Although you may think of the ampersand (&), asterisk (*), and pound sign (#) as typographical symbols found on your computer or phone keyboard, each …

Typography

The 6 Simple Steps Elon Musk Uses to Solve Any Problem

You learned these steps in elementary school, but do you ever actually use them?<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>There were all sorts of fascinating tidbits in Neil Strauss's fantastic <i>Rolling Stone</i> feature on Elon Musk -- hints about the Tesla Truck, the man behind the genius …

Elon Musk

Sketching Interfaces

<i>The time required to test an idea should be zero.</i> This was the very first sentence I wrote when considering the Airbnb design tools team vision. We …

UX Design

The 6 best design industry logos

In this design-obsessed age, branding is becoming more and more important for all kinds of organisations. But if your prime constituency is the …

This Very Funny Tweet About An Owl's Orgasm Face Is Unfortunately Probably Very Fake

Experts told BuzzFeed News there was no evidence in the picture to suggest the owl was orgasming.<p>A spokesperson for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds told BuzzFeed that owls don't have what human's consider as facial expressions and they thought the image was a photoshop: "someone has …

Made by robots, made for humans

Designed entirely by humans and manufactured entirely by robots, the ADAPTIV shoe is literally the future. With absolutely no human intervention in …

Carmelo Anthony

Tesla Turns Power Back On At Children's Hospital In Puerto Rico

Tesla has used its solar panels and batteries to restore reliable electricity at San Juan's Hospital del Niño (Children's Hospital), in what company founder Elon Musk calls "the first of many solar+battery Tesla projects going live in Puerto Rico."<p>The project came about after Puerto Rico was hit by …

Puerto Rico