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Former NBA player known for ‘The Punch’ faces charges over his Africa charity

Kermit Washington, whose NBA career was irreparably damaged after he nearly killed Rudy Tomjanovich with a punch during a game in 1977, was indicted by a Kansas City grand jury Tuesday on charges related to the African charity he founded.<p>Washington, who was arrested in Los Angeles, was charged with …

iPhone 7 Concept Designs That You Would Love to Own

In recent weeks I’ve been looking into all the chatter about the soon (September) to be launched iPhone 7. This includes all of the rumors about …

Design, print, devour: Xoco lets you 3D print your dreams in solid chocolate

To be fair, I’ll eat chocolate regardless of what form it takes, but perhaps there’s some truth to the notion that things taste even better when they …

Dessert

iPhone 7 screen protector confirms no major design changes

The iPhone 7 may be boasting a few more internal modifications than we had thought, but think again if you’re expecting Apple to offer a full-on redesign of the design and form factor it has been using since 2014’s iPhone 6.<p>That’s according to a new photo posted online, reportedly showing a very …

Rihanna has designed a sunglasses collection for Dior

While Dior powers on sans Raf, Rihanna is stepping up to the mark as the face and contributing designer of their newest range of sunglasses, with a collection justly named “Rihanna”.<p>It’s the second partnership between the French fashion house and the <i>Anti</i> singer, who last year fronted the Steven …

Ex-Googler slams designers for making apps addictive like 'slot machines'

At Google, Harris worked to ensure that the company designs were ethical: optimal for the user with minimal deceit or manipulation. But, in a "race to grab your attention," Harris emphasized in a recent Medium post, many product designers try to exploit psychological vulnerabilities.<p>To illustrate …

Why It's Time to Bring Creativity Back to Web Design

Remember when cars used to be different? Nowadays it’s hard to tell a BMW from a Honda.<p>Cars come in a limited array of colors, but end up looking …

UI Design

Google's former "design ethicist" on "How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds"

Tristan Harris was Google's "Design Ethicist" where he studied how design choices directly affect people's behavior in conscious and unconscious …

The Snapchat score is a perfect example of what an ex-Googler calls unethical app design

The tech industry has been busily debating that question since former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris posted a fantastic essay on Medium earlier this week.<p>He writes:<p>And this is exactly what product designers do to your mind. They play your psychological vulnerabilities (consciously and …

State Department audit faults Clinton on email security

A new finding by the<p>State Department’s internal watchdog thatHillary Clintonclearly broke department rules when she used private email for government business once again focuses thepresidential raceon an issue the Democratic front-runner has worked for months to put behind her.<p>The highly critical …

Why Do Men Take So Long to Put On Their Shoes?

<i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>By Max Read<p>Don't ask men to explain why it takes them so long to put on their shoes.<p>There are many things men are all too happy to explain, at length, condescendingly and pedantically -- the electoral college, the differences between the <i>Game of Thrones</i> books and television …

Ex-McDonald’s CEO says raising the minimum wage will help robots take jobs

A former McDonald’s chief executive has warned that raising the minimum wage will spur unemployment as companies will instead employ robots that work for less.<p>“I guarantee you if a $15 minimum wage goes across the country you’re going to see a job loss like you can’t believe,” said Edward Rensi in …

CAT's thermal camera-packing smartphone goes up for pre-order next month

Back in February, CAT first introduced its S60 smartphone, a ruggedized, waterproof device that also happened to be the world’s first mobile phone to feature an integrated thermal camera. Now pre-orders are finally getting ready to kick off in Europe, starting this June, and with availability for …