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A Visual History of Sports

To celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics, here’s an animated tour of the history of sports.

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This Beautiful Map Traces 275 Years Of Data Viz

This interactive website covering three centuries of infographic history will make the Edward Tufte in you very happy.<p>Behold a map of the birth of modern infographics, for it will cause in you a profound, Tuftean joy. Following a static poster he created earlier this year, RJ Andrews created this …

The Latest From Design Legend Susan Kare? Housewares Inspired By Computer History

Kare brings bitmap graphics off the screen and onto your table.<p>Susan Kare–product design lead at Pinterest and designer of Apple’s original icons and fonts–has created a new line of Jacquard-woven textiles for Areaware featuring the pixelated graphic style that made her famous. But these coasters, …

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

These CNC-Milled Sculptures Are Actually Delicious Pastries

Talk about eye candy. Former architect-turned-pastry chef Dinara Kasko uses the tools of her previous trade–like 3D printers and CNC machines–to conjure edible structures out of frosting and sugar.<p>Her latest pastries are called Geometrical Kinetic Tarts, which appear to change shape as you move …

ASMR, The Internet Subculture Of “Sounds That Feel Good,” Is Going Mainstream

ASMR once occupied a small corner of YouTube. Now, it’s appearing in art museums and ad spots.<p>On July 27, a 30-year-old Russian expat, known only to her followers as Maria, hit 1 million subscribers on her YouTube channel GentleWhispering–which features her doing just that.<p>Maria is one of the more …

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The Artists Making Sound You Can Touch

Spatial audio isn’t new, but Dave & Gabe think it’s the next wave of more immersive experience design.<p>I’m sitting on a sofa in a Bushwick, Brooklyn, studio, surrounded by 39 speakers. Some are hitched to the ceiling, others perched on four-foot-tall stands and arranged in a semi-circle. It’s dead …

Adobe Just Built The Prettiest UI Ever

There is nothing quite like an artist’s palette. With this humble piece of paper or wood, the artist can mix infinite pigments, each of which can be dipped into again and again without a second thought.<p>FiftyThree’s Paper did an incredible job at streamlining the palette for iPad screens. And now, a …

Scientifically Speaking, Your PowerPoint Sucks

A study from Harvard’s Decision Science Laboratory uses brain science to explain why we prefer certain types of presentations over others.<p>When I spoke to five leading designers last year about how they design presentations, Meg Beckum, a creative director at the brand engagement firm Sullivan, had …

Digital graffiti hidden in augmented reality at Washington state art museum

As the world starts to get its first taste of augmented reality technology through smartphones and developer headsets, not only do we have whole new …

How to remove the background from an image

Cutting out the background from an image can be time-consuming and fiddly, especially if there’s a lot going on in it. Fortunately, there are a …

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Striking Early Highlights of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards are accepting entries in the professional category until January 10, 2017, but these stunning images give us a preview of what's in store for the tenth anniversary of the competition. Entries from across the globe showcase the best in worldwide photography, …

Code Art Rooted In An Unlikely Era: The 1960s

Like Sol LeWitt’s instruction-based art, Casey Reas programs his pieces and leaves it to the computer to execute.<p>“The idea becomes a machine that makes the art,” artist Sol LeWitt famously wrote in a 1967 piece for <i>Artforum</i> titled <i>Paragraphs on Conceptual Art</i>. For LeWitt, that meant creating …

BotScan simultaneously uses 70 DLSR cameras to create insanely detailed 3D scans

Botspot, a Berlin-based company, claims it can take a complete 3D scan of your whole body in just 0.01 seconds. At that speed, by the time you finish …

American Experience

<b>Narrator</b>: On a chilly August day in 1936 just outside Berlin, Germany, a team of American boys prepared to row the biggest race of their lives at the …

Multimedia Artist manuel arturo abreu on Shitposting and the Infinite Scroll

manuel arturo abreu (b. 1991, Santo Domingo) is a poet and artist from the Bronx. They work with text, ephemeral sculpture, photography, and what's at hand. They are the author of <i>List of Consonants</i> (Bottlecap Press, 2015) and <i>transtrender</i> (forthcoming Quimérica Books, 2016). Currently based in …

The Most Unstoppable Sports Movies of All Time

In case the Cubs didn't give you enough winning feels.<p>We just witnessed greatness after a historic Cubs' World Series win, swooning with that seasonal national fever for grit and determination and sporting triumph. But soon—too soon!—the celebrations will be over, and the bandwagon fans will …

This ‘augmented reality’ film is incredible… and terrifying

Watch a vision of the near-future that depicts a super-charged, claustrophobic world just around the corner.<p>Watch the video below, and it’s difficult not to feel overwhelmed within seconds.<p>Called Hyper-Reality, this six-minute film depicts a person living in Medellin, Colombia, doing everyday …

Artist’s collection of bizarre Street View glitches might actually spook you out

If you’ve ever looked closely at some Street View images, you’ll have noticed how occasionally the pictures don’t quite match up. These imperfections …

"The Museum Of Endangered Sounds" Is The 90s Noise Archive You've Been Waiting For

Ahh, Internet -- I can always count on you for a new, weird archive of seemingly random cultural signifiers, whether it be a <i>Fuller House</i> teaser or yet another Buffy style Tumblr. However, a newly unearthed archive of old computer/web sounds aptly dubbed the "Museum of Endangered Sounds" takes the …

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We Try Bosch's Haptic-Feedback Touchscreen

Haptic-feedback touchscreens, essentially displays that affirm inputs with sensory feedback, have been around for years. Typically these systems tend toward the binary, buzzing, vibrating, or “clicking” in response to a digital button press on a flat touchscreen. We’ve sampled Bosch’s haptic …

Hexoskin’s new smart shirt is just $300 on Indiegogo

Put on your shirt and get fit — that’s all it takes when you have Hexoskin’s new smart shirt, which debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). …

The Next Phase Of UX: Designing Chatbot Personalities

When the conversation is the interface, experience design is all about crafting the right words.<p>You may have heard that “conversational interfaces” are the new hotness in digital product design. Why open and close a bunch of apps on your phone to get stuff done when you can invoke a …

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

AutoMate Leaves Beta, Brings Android Auto-Style Dashboard to Your Phone

Android: Car dashboard apps are easy to come by, but hard to do well. AutoMate manages to pull it off, with an easy-to-use dashboard of handy …

Japanese researchers have created holograms you can touch, poke, and push

A team of researchers in Japan has created HaptoClone, which allows people to touch objects and other people without being near them. In other words, …