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Learn all about graphic design with this bootcamp

Graphic design is a form of art, but the tools used to create it are very different to those used for traditional art forms. Learn how to make use of …

Ethereum will match Visa in scale in a ‘couple of years’ says founder

The mind behind Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, is matter-of-fact about the crypto. In short, he believes what interviewer Naval Ravikant called “brain virus” is the true future of security and economics and, with the right incentives, Ethereum can replace things like credit card networks and even …

Blockchain

AI won’t go anywhere unless it has empathy

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence have improved the human factor of machines. Like humans, machines can be influenced by people with varying ethical values. In looking at AI’s brief history, exemplified through innovations like chatbots, we encounter ethical challenges that we must overcome …

Artificial Intelligence

Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist"

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An App To Share Civic Complaints Gains Popularity Where The Government Hasn’t Been Listening

In a country known for corruption issues, urban residents in Brazil are flocking to an app that lets them share what they care about directly with city officials.<p>Brazil is a country plagued by problems of rampant corruption, political and otherwise, but that doesn’t mean politicians completely …

Playing Dirty In The Messaging Wars

Last February, an app called Secrets started going viral. The app was a competitor to the similarly-named “Secret” and allowed users to publish incognito messages that others in their contacts list or in the near vicinity could read. While Secret had started growing its users base a month earlier …

Honda Is Designing Houses, Because Cars And Homes Will All Be Part Of The Smart Grid

You can see as much from a prototype smart home recently opened by Honda in California. It features an enormous 9.5-kilowatt solar array, a …

I made a video game with a pencil and paper

When I was a kid, video games didn't end the moment I turned off the NES. If I wasn’t holding a controller, I had a pencil in my hand, furiously scribbling out maps of Hyrule or alien caves for Samus to explore in <i>Metroid</i>. But since I didn't know how to code and wasn't much of an artist, those ideas …

10 things scam artists won’t tell you

<b>1. “Not even the biggest institutions can stop me.”</b><p>Banks let them open accounts in your name. The Internal Revenue Service gives them your tax …