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These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Off-grid

Amazon launches new training and certification portal to lure talent to AWS

As cloud services continue to pick up steam, Amazon wants to make sure there is no shortage of talent to maintain your cloud computing operations and take care of your AWS needs.<p>Yesterday, the e-commerce giant announced it is launching its own dedicated training and certification portal to offer …

An augmented reality company that raised over $130 million is laying off staff worldwide

The workforce at its headquarters in Los Angeles and its Sunnyvale, California, offices were told of layoffs on Thursday and experienced the brunt of the layoffs, about 60 people, we understand. Other offices in the UK expect to hear about job cuts on Monday.<p>The company confirmed a reorganization …

Bonjour is a smart alarm clock powered by artificial intelligence

I hate my alarm clock, and I bet you hate yours. I mean, who doesn’t? They’re machines that drag you from your comfortable slumber into the cold drudgery of everyday life. Fuck everything about them.<p>I don’t think I could ever like an alarm clock. But could I be impressed by one? Sure I could. And …

Artificial Intelligence

New York's Afropunk music festival 2016 – in pictures

Festivals,US news,World news,Festival fashion,Punk,Africa,New York,Photography,Art and design,Culture,Fashion,Life and style,Music<p>Matthew Morgan, founder of the Afropunk festival, grew up feeling culturally isolated in a mostly white environment. Taking its name from the 2003 film by the same name, …

Send anonymous emails from your regular account using BlankStamp

When you need to make an anonymous phone call, there are numerous tricks to hide your number and apps to do the same for text messages. However, anonymous emails can be a little trickier.<p>Sure, you could set up a separate account under a pseudonym, but if you only need to send one every once in a …

Create a Logo in minutes with Logo Foundry

Create your own brand logo<p>If you don’t already have a startup or <i>#brand</i>, chances are you’re thinking about creating one. A new app named Logo Foundry for iOS and Android can help by — you guessed it — creating a snappy logo for you.<p>You’ll still have to do some work to get there, though. Logo Foundry …

How to stay ahead of cyber criminals in the data breach era

It’s no secret that cyber attackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated, stealthy, and motivated.<p>As we’ve seen in high profile breaches at Target, JP Morgan and Home Depot, attackers can infiltrate environments and maneuver undetected for months at a time to set up the “perfect crime.”<p>Today, it …

Ableton Live Tutorial: Finishing Your Project

<b>You’ve reached the final part of our massive Live guide, and it’s your last chance to tweak before sharing your song with the world! Martin Delaney</b> …

7 Music Finance Tips

<b>While making music is fun, you’re here to do it for a living right? Time to manage those expectations as well as your finances…</b><p><b>1: Expect to spend</b> …

Tech Companies Are Leading The Rise Of Crowdsourced A&R

Music professionals have heard the eulogy all too many times: A&R (artists & repertoire, the division of record labels that oversees the artist development process) is dead.<p>I suggest a slight modification: A&R <i>as we know it</i> is dead, but as a whole it is very much alive—it just takes on vastly …

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

10 Easy Pieces: Lawn Games

Let’s be real: What do you really need for outdoor summer fun? Not much—a lawn and some sun. But in case you’re in the mood to get active after your …

'Knock Knock' Is A New App That Could Maybe, Finally, Kill The Business Card

Because exchanging contacts is still a hassle in the smartphone era<p>We all want simpler exchanges of information when meeting new people in person. Yet even in the smartphone era, the humble business card arguably remains the best way. But Knock Knock, a new app launching today, seeks to change that …

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Ableton Live Tutorial: Building a Live Set Template w/ Freddy Frogs (FFL!)

Ableton Live is well known for its versatility, both when it comes to production and using it as a live performance tool. Today for FFL at <b>1pm BST</b> …

Music Production

It's about to go down between San Francisco and Airbnb for real

On Monday, San Francisco activists and opponents of short-term rentals plunked down 15,983 signatures to put a new regulation measure on the November Municipal Elections ballot. If the city can confirm that at least 9,700 of those belong to honest-to-god San Francisco voters, then the big battle …

Shyp expands Goodwill partnership to Los Angeles, New York and Miami

Now you have no good reason to keep that pile of junk you left in your hall closet. The lazy man’s on-demand last-mile shipping service, Shyp, said in a blog post today that it would expand its record-breaking partnership with Goodwill to New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami.<p>Users in those …

Leaked Contract Shows SoundCloud’s Plans For Ad-Free Subscriptions And Paying Labels

SoundCloud is desperately trying to go legal and pay royalties before labels pull their music from the streaming service. A contract for legal licensing with independent music publishers shows just how much that could cost the Berlin-based startup. Though this copy of the contract is unsigned, the …

SoundCloud

Get A Job In Music

<b>If you think you’ve got what it takes to make it in the audio industry but don’t know how to break in, fear not, for Rob Boffard is here to guide you</b> …

The Future Of Voice-Activated AI Sounds Awesome

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Tim Tuttle is the chief executive officer of Expect Labs.</i><p>For decades science fiction movies have been imagining the future as one where humans talk to machines just as naturally as they speak to family and friends. In reality, however, using voice to interact with machines has been …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Tech Investments Entrepreneurs Should Consider in 2015

There are so many new apps or pieces of software designed to make your business life easier – and more new technologies come out every year. It’s easy to get distracted and invest in a shiny widget or exciting new software when what you really need is an answer to a problem.<p>With that thought, I …

This Austin startup thinks it can help IT leaders help each other

Ah, the IT department. Relegated to the role of resident crank, IT will never be the sexiest branch of the company tree. It is, however, absolutely …

Cloud Management

Favado’s New App Helps You Find The Best Grocery Deals

In my house, I have a small stockpile of shampoo and other health and beauty products that I’ve acquired for almost nothing, thanks to coupon stacking techniques that let you go into stores and walk out with vastly discounted products. I’m disappointed if I don’t save <i>at least</i> 50% of my grocery bill …

Personal Finance

This autonomous robot draws sand art and looks like a turtle

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Autonomous Tech

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Forecast: Workplace Trends, Choices and Technologies for 2015

We gotta wear shades.<p>What’s in store for 2015 when it comes to technology advances in the workplace?<p>Box growth in a number of nascent technologies accurately describes 2014. This next year will see these technologies broadly deployed, but with that deployment will come challenges and choices to …

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