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This Free App Will Solve Math Problems For You

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that.<p>PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equations and other math problems by “reading” questions with the help of your smartphone camera.<p>But an answer isn’t all you’ll get from this free app. …

Take A Rare Peek Inside The Massive Data Centers That Power Google

But not Google. The search giant has shared with the world photos that lift the veil off its massive and beautiful data centers around the world, in places both domestic, including Iowa, Oregon, Georgia, South Carolina, and Oklahoma, and abroad, in Finland and Belgium.<p>Google says when you're on its …

The First Real Photoshop Alternative For iPad Is Here

After years of buzz on the Mac, Pixelmator has finally come to the iPad.<p>For years, Pixelmator has been the go-to Photoshop alternative on the Mac for people who want an app with all the polish of an Adobe product, without actually letting Adobe sink their claws into them. Now, it’s available on the …

How 21 Big Tech Companies Got Their Names

Tech company names<p>The expression ‘what’s in a name’ – or the slightly more poetic ‘a rose by any other name’ – means, essentially, that a name doesn’t matter. It suggests that it’s the attributes of a person or object that will dictate what it truly is and how it is seen by the world.<p>However, in …

Geometric Dichroic Glass Installations by Chris Wood | Colossal

<p>Artist Chris Wood works with colored glass to create colorful, prism-like mazes and mandalas of light installed vertically on walls. Her most common …

A Guide To Who Hates Whom In The Middle East

David McCandless’s tool visualizes the political labyrinth of Middle East politics. Guess who’s the most hated player? Hint: not the U.S.<p>The relationships between all the players in the Middle East can seem impossible to unknot: a mass of countries, states, and political groups that are hopelessly …

3 Steps to Fearless Leadership

<i>David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15Five blog.</i><p>Few adventures are as exhilarating as building a company from scratch — and that’s coming from a once avid kite-surfer like me.<p>That feeling when you land your first customer, close a round of funding, or mold your …

iWash For Germ-free Hands

The unique thing about the iWash faucet is that it gives a visual representation of the bacteria and other germs present on our hands, which diminish …

9 Money Mistakes Parents Make -- Without Even Realizing It

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s a classic scenario: You give your kid his allowance with the caveat that he won’t be getting more until the following week. The next day he blows it all during a trip to the mall.<p>Then when he begs and pleads for more money … you give in.<p>Of course, if …

OS X Yosemite planned for late October as Apple preps 4K desktop & 12-inch Retina MacBook

While iOS 8 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch is set for a September launch, Apple is planning to bring its next-generation Mac software, OS X Yosemite, into the wild a month later, in October, according to several sources. Apple plans to continue releasing OS X Yosemite Developer Previews every …