Justin Seau

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What sugar does to your brain

To tell the story of what sugar does to your brain, you have to start with the thought that triggers your need for a hit of sweetness.<p>It often …

Rian Johnson Addresses the Big Changes to the Force in The Last Jedi

One of the most jarring things in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is how it takes fans’ preconceived notions of the Force and changes them. Things we’ve …

Video game creators share how they came up with their titles

What's in a name?<p>That's the question Mike Rose, founder of publisher No More Robots, had for the game creators of Twitter. "How did you name your …

The Ultimate UX Guide to Color Design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

A bookmark-able guide detailing the fundamentals of color theory and practice for designers<p>“In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color …

UI Interactions of the week #102 – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Dropbox really screwed up its new design

We all know something is awfully wrong with the new Dropbox design, a design Dropbox says it’s the biggest change to the Dropbox brand in their 10-year history (might not necessarily be the best).<p>In this post, I attempt to simplify where Dropbox went wrong and why all the noise you’ve been hearing …

Graphic Design

Vive Focus Is HTC's New Standalone, Wireless VR Headset

Tech company HTC unveiled its first wireless, standalone virtual reality headset for the China market yesterday. The Vive Focus is specifically …

Virtual Reality

19 Things You Never Knew About 'Starship Troopers'

"Starship Troopers" may be the most misunderstood Hollywood action epic of the last two decades.<p>When the adaptation of Robert Heinlein's beloved sci-fi novel was released 20 years ago this week, on November 7, 1997, it did just so-so at the box office -- since it looked like just a dumb, …

Scott Kelly: ‘I came back from space younger than my twin’

The US astronaut spent 11 months aboard the ISS, shaving 13 milliseconds off his Earth age in the process. He talks spacewalking, recovery and the scientific value in sending an identical twin into space<p>Scott Kelly is a 53-year-old American astronaut and a veteran of four space flights. He retired …

NASA

ASUS’s first mixed reality headset has plenty of pleasant surprises

ASUS has been teasing us with details of its Windows Mixed Reality headset, but now is ready to let folks try it for themselves. At IFA 2017, we were also able to spend a decent amount of time using the Windows Mixed Reality controllers that will ship with it. The short version of it all is that …

How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic]

You're reading How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic], originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

Typography

GoldenEye is 20: Raise a Martini to a classic game

Commentary: Here's the story behind the N64's James Bond classic -- the only game I've ever been good at.<p>If you spent a significant portion of your youth running around trying to shoot Oddjob with a golden gun, brace yourself: GoldenEye is 20 years old.<p>First-person shooter GoldenEye 007 was …

Brazil

The asterisk on Madden’s annual release legacy

Back in the mid-’90s, EA bit off a bit more than it could chew<p><i>Madden ’96</i> for PlayStation never shipped, yet it changed the history of football video games — and sports games in general — for decades in its wake.<p>The story starts back in 1992, when EA Canada (formerly Distinctive Software) began …

Madden NFL

Al Gore: 'The rich have subverted all reason'

With the sequel to his blockbuster documentary An Inconvenient Truth about to be released, Al Gore tells Carole Cadwalladr how his role at the forefront of the fight against climate change consumes his life<p>In the ballroom of a conference centre in Denver, Colorado, 972 people from 42 countries have …

Climate

Researchers make a surprisingly smooth artificial video of Obama

Translating audio into realistic looking video of a person speaking is quite a challenge. Often, the resulting video just looks off -- a problem called the uncanny valley, which states that human replicas appearing almost but not quite real come off as eerie or creepy. However, researchers at the …

How Emotions Impact Cognition

Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. The affective system …

Psychology

How to approach user onboarding—a conversation with Samuel Hulick

When a product’s user onboarding is a mess, there’s a slim chance anyone will ever come back after they sign up. It’s <i>got</i> to be good.Wanting to learn …

UX Design

Who is Australia's socialist atheist Jesus?

The US has Bernie Sanders, the UK has Jeremy Corbyn. Do we have anyone in this country who can lead us to a glorious dawn of democratic socialism?<p>Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog …

Jeremy Corbyn

The breathtaking indie games of E3 2017

E3 showcased a ton of big video games made by big studios with budgets in the millions — like <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> and <i>Assassin's Creed Origins —</i> but …

Super Mario Odyssey

A letter to my sons after watching Wonder Woman

Talk to your kids about Wonder Woman<p><i>Wonder Woman</i> is a pretty big deal, and it’s something many of us doubted we’d see in our lifetime: a good DC Comics movie.<p>But there’s a lot going on here, and it’s something I think we should talk about, because I don’t want you to hear about <i>Wonder Woman</i> from the …

Feminism

‘Star Wars’: Will Colin Trevorrow Be a Force for Good After ‘The Book of Henry’?

A couple of nights ago, when I emerged from “The Book of Henry,” the rather ludicrous turkey that opened the Los Angeles Film Festival (full …

Star Wars

'Circle of Saviors' made me equal parts hero and dweeb

<i>Circle of Saviors</i> is more fun than it should be. The cooperative hack-and-slash VR game glues you to a single spot, and you wield a shield and sword using HTC Vive controllers. Your buddy is armed with a crossbow (which is actually a Vive controller and a tablet screen). Meanwhile, you're immersed …

Watching this mind-bending projection mapping demo will melt your brain

What do you get when you cross some cutting-edge tech with the world’s most terrifying bad acid trip? Probably something like the setup created by …

Augmented Reality

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Evan Doll

To avoid another dead end, we need to know who's driving this Recognition bus

The Recognise campaign has asked us to support change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people while bypassing us. Can Uluru change that?<p>The day after the historic Uluru Statement was declared from the centre of the continent, the government-funded Recognise campaign debuted its new …

Torres Strait Islander

Shadow of the Colossus coming to PS4 next year

A re-remaster?<p>Sony is remaking <i>Shadow of the Colossus</i> for the PlayStation 4, the company announced today at E3.<p>The PS4 version is scheduled to be released in 2018.<p>The Team Ico-developed <i>Shadow of the Colossus</i> debuted on the PlayStation 2 in 2005. A remastered version was released as part of <i>The Ico &</i> …

Journalism

FactCheck Q&A: are rates of drug use 2.5 times higher among unemployed people than employed people?

<b>The Conversation fact-checks claims made on Q&A, broadcast Mondays on the ABC at 9.35pm. Thank you to everyone who sent us quotes for checking via</b> …

Health Care (Australia)

How serious is Apple about VR?

I was really excited to see Apple talk about VR at WWDC this year. It's a sign that Apple can embrace a market it doesn't entirely control, or possibly even fully understand.<p>Microsoft, Google, and Facebook all now offer some form of AR or VR hardware and software stack, and the ways they're …

Unreal Engine

Designing a Visual System at Scale

About a year ago, I took on the challenge of leading the effort to design a cohesive visual system for all of Facebook’s business products — the …

UX Design

What is the best Prototyping Tool for you?

What is the best prototyping tool out there? We have asked that question to ourselves and between us many times. The answer is simple, there isn't …

Prototyping