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Seven artists who left their mark at Art Dubai 2016

In the sandstone fortress setting of the Madinat Jumeirah with electronic rock music shaking the palm trees, and sushi and champagne on tap, Art …

The Arts

Digital Experience Agency

We help clients successfully navigate the high stakes of today’s connected consumer and the rapidly changing digital landscape.<p>The Latest<p>Helping you …

Discrete Mathematics: An Open Introduction

Welcome<p><i>Discrete Mathematics: An Open Introduction</i> is a free, open source textbook appropriate for a first or second year undergraduate course for …

Mathematics

Facebook's new patent could make you rethink your friends list

Facebook secured a patent on Tuesday that could help filter spam emails and offensive content, improve searches and allow lenders to use your social habits to determine a credit approval.<p>The patent explains that if you apply for a loan, your lender could potentially check out the credit rating of …

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Samsung’s new monitor doubles as a wireless charger, because it should

If you're anything like me, then the first thing you do when you reach the office in the morning is dig into your pocket, take out your smartphone, and place it next to your computer where you can catch any incoming calls or messages. With this in mind, Samsung's new SE370 monitor with built-in …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Massless Particles, And They Could Revolutionise Electronics

They can theoretically carry charge 1,000 times faster than ordinary electrons.<p>After 85 years of searching, researchers have confirmed the existence …

Quantum Physics

10 Industrial Loft-Style Designs

Unused historic buildings, warehouses, factories, bunkers, galleries, churches and various public and private venues, when afforded an external …

How Tim Burton's 'Batman' Ruined Super Hero Movies

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>The 1989 <i>Batman</i> was one of the biggest films of my childhood. Aside from my personal resonance, it launched a huge boom in …

The Really Big One

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.<p>When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in …

Geology

The Challenges of Teaching When Silicon Valley Doesn’t Care

I have been on a bit of an EdTech binge writing spree the past few weeks. Part of the reason is that I feel the vast majority of educators and entrepreneurs are finally realizing that Silicon Valley didn’t get it right the first time with our approach to technology and the classroom.<p>Certainly, some …

Silicon Valley

This House Hidden In A Cliff Has Amazingly Terrifying Views Of The Sea

Two Greek architects have created a striking house design called ‘Casa Brutale’ that perfectly complements the powerful concrete style known as …

Bruce Schneier: David Cameron's proposed encryption ban would 'destroy the internet'

Last week, the British Prime Minister told Parliament that he wants to "ensure that terrorists do not have a safe space in which to communicate."<p>Strong encryption refers to the act of scrambling data in such a way that it cannot be understood by anyone without the correct key or password — even law …

Student Develops An Ingenious Building Material That Shapeshifts In Response To Rain

Chao Chen, a product design student at RCA, created a water-reacting laminate that can open when it’s sunny and close when it rains.<p>When Chao Chen had to conduct a materials study during his second term at the Royal College of Art, he found inspiration while walking through London’s Hyde Park on a …

Hyde Park

Forget GarageBand, SoundTrap is a music app for everyone

The past week has been dominated by Apple Music news, but how about creating some tunes rather than just listening to them?<p>GarageBand is a brilliant bit of software – the polar opposite of its eternally-frustrating cousin iTunes – that makes composing songs on iOS and OS X really easy. But the …

Mobile Devices

Architizer

Blatman-Cohen Architects Design A Home That Blurs The Distinction Between Interior And Exterior

Blatman-Cohen Architects have designed a new house for a family in Netanya, Israel.<p>The architect’s description<p>The house location, relatively close to …

Architecture

From Sweden with Love: A Romantic Captain’s Seaside Villa

<b>Real estate moment</b>: We recently spotted for sale a renovated white clapboard captain’s villa and boathouse on the harbor in Fjällbacka, a remote …

Angus Deaton's badly misunderstood paper on whether happiness peaks at $75,000, explained

Angus Deaton is many things: a celebrated Princeton economist, an expert on measuring well-being and poverty, and, as of Monday morning, the 2015 Nobel laureate in economics. Deaton has an unusually high public profile for an economist — to the point that his research was once cited on <i>Orange is the</i> …

Happiness

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ISPs

6 Tips for Protecting Your Communications From Prying Eyes — ProPublica

<i>This is the latest in a series we've done about how to protect your privacy. This post is based on a tip sheet that I prepared for a panel discussion</i> …

Privacy

The ultimate guide: How to become a UX Designer

But a formalized university education certainly doesn’t hurt. Unfortunately, you won’t find a huge selection of formal UX university programs, but you can certainly break into the field with a related degree in psychology, human-computer interaction, graphic design, visual design, UI design, and …

Why Boxed CEO Chieh Huang has offered to pay full college fees for all of his employees’ kids

An awful lot of résumés may soon be flooding the inbox of Chieh Huang. The CEO of Boxed, a mobile commerce startup, has announced that he will pay full college fees for all of his employees’ kids—regardless of where they choose to study.<p>The company board could not say “no” to Huang’s wishes, …

Employment

A Tree-Like Sculpture Acts As A Railing For These Stairs

Interior designer Alessandro Marchelli, included a tree-like sculpture to act as the railing around the stairs in this house, located in Monferrato, …

Sculpture

The 25 Best Films Of 2015 So Far

With so many movies getting released into the world week in, week out, it's always worth taking stock every once in a while. So far 2015 has thrown …

1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Download 1,300 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and other great universities to your computer or mobile device. Over 45,000 …

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