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Algorithm-Driven Design: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Design

I've been following the idea of algorithm-driven design for several years now and have collected some practical examples. The tools of the approach …

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …

Scientists Have Discovered an 'Off' Switch For The Revolutionary CRISPR Gene Editing Tool

Important.<p>A lot has been written about CRISPR over the past year. The powerful gene editing tool can quickly and easily 'cut and paste' genes, which …

Is There A Link Between Depression And Creativity?

<b>Depression and creativity are almost collocated words</b><p>Creativity has often been linked to depression or mood disorders. When I wrote a short post some …

A simple guide to CRISPR, one of the biggest science stories of the decade

It could revolutionize everything from medicine to agriculture. Better read up now.<p>One of the biggest and most important science stories of the past few years will probably also be one of the biggest science stories of the <i>next</i> few years. So this is as good a time as any to get acquainted with the …

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Design predictions for 2017

"Befallen"… a nostalgia-filled, sorrowful word that – tempering the seasonal eggnog exuberance and penguins in bobble hats – is only really acceptable at this time of year. And, accordingly, it’s everywhere. The year-in-review editorials are belittered with it. And fair enough, perhaps, as 2016 is …

The Independent Film Community Picks the Best Films of 2016

We asked our friends and colleagues in the indie world to share their favorites.<p>Every year, IndieWire looks beyond the countless top 10 lists written …

How Stories Solved Instagram’s Biggest Threat: Self-Conscious Users

Likes make users self-conscious in a way that has distorted Instagram’s mission. Here, an exclusive look at how Stories was designed to fix that.<p>Robby Stein remembers when Kevin Systrom was just another startup guy, who’d created a photo sharing app called Instagram. They knew each other working at …

Indie Filmmakers Pick Their Top 5 Movies of 2016

Instead of going the traditional route for my top movies of the year list, I decided to try something a little different for 2016. I asked fourteen …

More African governments blocked the internet to silence dissent in 2016

For years, the internet has had a transformative effect on the economic and financial progress of the African continent. The availability of mobile broadband and fiber optic cable connections encouraged the growth of innovative industries ranging from e-commerce to education, health, insurance and …

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40 Cheapest Countries to Visit (On $30 Per Day Or Less!)

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found …

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The 15 best movies of 2016

A throwback musical, an erotic Korean drama, and many unique and stylish coming-of-age tales top the year’s list<p><i>La La Land</i><p><i>La La Land</i>’s immense popularity with critics and industry insiders isn’t hard to understand: Hollywood loves movies about Hollywood, and cinephiles love movies about loving …

These TV shows and movies obsess over tech's dark side

Bookmark This Airport Wi-Fi Password Map Right Now

It's a lifesaver.<p>Sitting in airports waiting for flights — if you don't have access to some baller airport lounge — can range from utterly boring to …

Inside 'Methbot': The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers

Security experts have uncovered what appears to be the biggest and most profitable advertising fraud scheme known to date.<p>In a report released …

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The Best Art Shows of 2016

After this roller coaster ride of an election year, it’s hard to know where to begin but art–and what artists have to say–is something we need more than ever right now. Artists are fearless. They see things in ways mere mortals can’t, and they speak and reveal a kind of truth, one that can heal as …

The Current State of Adaptive Design

I dream of the day where I design an interface using systematic logic and never again have to push individual objects around different sized …

How Pininfarina Shaped the World of Luxury Automobiles Photos

Few names resonate throughout the automotive-design world like Pininfarina. Since its founding in 1930 by Battista “Pinin” Farina, the Italian design firm has helped form the visual identity of legendary marques like Ferrari, Maserati, and Alfa Romeo. Three generations of Pininfarina designs have …

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The Best And Worst Branding Of 2016

We revisit the highs, the lows, the most-Tweeted about. Here are our picks for the best and worst identity design this year.<p>It has never been harder to design a good visual identity. Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. …

Interactive Camera Diagram

This is a reduced version<br>(it still works there's just less info). <br>To see more:<br>try flipping your screen into landscape,<br>or email yourself a link to …

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

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Smoking A Pack Of Cigarettes A Day For A Year Causes 150 Mutations In Every Lung Cell, Gene-Mapping Study Reveals

That cigarette smoke — a deadly cocktail of over 70 known carcinogens — can have a deleterious effect on human health is nothing to write home about. …

This New Hypothesis Claims to Solve 5 of The Biggest Problems in Physics

Welcome to 'New Physics'.<p>Physicists have come up with a new model that they say solves five of the biggest unanswered questions in modern physics, …

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

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10 top UI trends for 2017

<i>At</i> <i>Generate San Francisco</i> <i>on 9 June, Aaron Gustafson will demonstrate how interfaces can smartly morph to meet their users’ needs — slow connections,</i> …

Why your brain makes you hate certain foods | Daniel Glaser

A child’s bad experience with a particular food when their tastebuds are forming can put them off for life<p>Mealtime is a common battleground in many families. Exasperated parents may be relieved to learn their children’s fussy eating might not be their fault. New research suggests picky eaters are …

Forget Multi-Tasking – It's All About Mono-tasking, Say Stanford Researchers

We know multi-tasking is bad for us: we just can’t stop doing it.<p>No matter how many times we hear that multitasking causes heightened mental stress, …