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The Making Of A 3D Water Printer

Think of it as an extraordinarily complicated fountain–with some high-speed photography thrown in.<p>You’ve probably seen “fountain printers” in public spaces that can create 2D text or graphics as water cascades out of a series of spigots. But the London-based studio Machine Shop is taking that …

Facebook Really Is Spying on You, Just Not Through Your Phone’s Mic

How to limit the amount of data Facebook and advertisers are collecting about you<p>“Can I try the Cole Haans in a size 8?” Later that night on Facebook: An advertisement for Cole Haan pumps.<p>OK, maybe a coincidence.<p>“What’s the best high-tech scale?” my wife asks aloud. Five minutes later on Instagram: …

Spying

What Can You Do to Best Manage the Coming Declines in Facebook Referral Traffic?

So, now that Facebook’s algorithm is shifting to prioritize ‘meaningful interactions’, what kind of content should you be focusing on if you want to …

List-Worthy

Lessons in how to avoid a fight or flight reaction to briefs

Let’s start from the beginning.<p>Fight or flight?<p>These two essential survival instincts hardwired deep into human brains served our ancestors well. …

Instagram Graph API Launches and Instagram API Platform Deprecation

As of January 30th, we are launching three new features on the Instagram Graph API designed to help businesses better manage their organic presence …

Instagram tests resharing of others’ posts to your Story

Instagram purposefully lacks a “Regram” button to promote original sharing, but it’s easing up on that philosophy when it comes to Stories. Instagram now confirms to TechCrunch that it’s testing an option that lets you share public feed posts from other users to your Story. This could let you add …

Facebook to begin counting viewable-only impressions for Pages’ organic reach next week

Twin Design / Shutterstock.comBrands and publishers have another reason to expect to see their Page posts’ organic reach decline, beyond last month’s …

Methodology

Snapchat Adds 'Snap Pixel' to Track Ad Response, Showcases New Lens Option

Remember when Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said that they wanted to avoid the ‘creepy’, intrusive ad tactics employed by other social networks?<p>The …

Stranger Things

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

Crime

Why success stories are just propaganda

The most tedious stories we ever tell are success stories. From the podium at Cannes Lions, TED talks, conference keynote presentations, the pages of …

Cannes Lions

Immersive Experiences: Digital Signage and Social Media Improving Customer Engagement - Futurum

<b>Daniel Newman</b> / October 19, 2017<p>There is a restaurant I often visit that recently started offering free drinks with every meal purchase. Apparently, …

Customer Experience

The Power of Personalization

It took a terrorist attack for Google to enter the news business.<p>On September 11, 2001, after hijackers crashed two commercial jets into the World …

The Story Behind AOL's Iconic Yellow Running Man

The little guy who got to the top of the Buddy List was inspired by postwar American imagery.<p><i>This is the first in an occasional series about abandoned Internet icons.</i><p>It was spring of 1997. "Mmmbop" was the pop song of the moment and unlimited access to AOL cost $19.95 a month. Dial-up Internet had …

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention<p>Justin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned …

Bernie Sanders

The “About Us” Page of Every Digital Media Agency

// WE ARE //// CREATORS // PRODUCERS // CREATOR-PRODUCERS // VISIONOPOLISTS // IDEATIONISTS // DREAM FLUFFERS // CANTSTOPWONTSTOPPORTUNISTS // …

Marketing

Facebook’s Revamped Ads Manager Will Include Features From Power Editor

Facebook’s Ads Manager and Power Editor are now one.<p>The social network announced Tuesday that starting this week, it will roll out an updated Ads …

The Uncomfortable

T.J. Maxx Recreates In-Store Shopping Experience With New Website That Randomly Scatters Products All Over The Place

FRAMINGHAM, MA—Hoping to capture the “unique essence” of its discount retail stores for online customers, T.J. Maxx unveiled a new website Wednesday …

eCommerce

When Graphics Get Graphic (NSFW)

Illustrator Noma Bar is known for his clever use of negative space. When it comes to illustrating sexuality, that space takes on a whole new meaning.<p>Noma Bar‘s graphic illustrations are chock full of negative space. The Israel-born, London-based graphic designer became a regular at publications …

8 Album Covers Designed By Legendary Comedian Phil Hartman

Comedian Phil Hartman might be best known for his many, many iconic roles: Troy McClure on <i>The Simpsons</i>, Frozen Caveman Lawyer on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, the original Genie on <i>Pee-Wee’s Playhouse</i>, and golden-voiced Bill McNeal on <i>Newsradio</i>. But he was a relatively late starter, career-wise, only reaching …

John Lanchester: It Zucks!

I am scared of Facebook. The company’s ambition, its ruthlessness, and its lack of a moral compass scare me. It goes back to that moment of its …

Social Media

How the personal data extraction industry ends

Who Owns the Internet? — What Big Tech’s Monopoly Powers Mean for our Culture is Elizabeth Kolbert‘s review in <i>The New Yorker</i> of several books, one of …

Personal Data

Now You Can View Tweets By Topic, Without Having To Make A List

The algorithms show you tweets by topic, based on your interests.<p>Now you can view tweets sorted by topic, without having to follow anyone, right in Twitter's Explore tab.<p>The social platform released the new feature globally on iOS and Android Tuesday, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed …

Twitter

Bitcoin Transactions Aren’t as Anonymous as Everyone Hoped - MIT Technology Review

An increasing number of online merchants now offer the ability to pay using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. One of the great promises of this technology …

Bitcoin

Transplantees Find Catharsis in Holding Their Old Hearts

An initiative reunites transplant recipients with their former organs for education and therapy.<p>Kamisha Hendrix’s heart lay on the table between us. Seventy days ago, this heart had been beating inside of her, back behind the dark scar that plunged into the neckline of her blouse.<p>“No—my heart …

Data Protection

How to Customize Your LinkedIn Feed for Maximum Productivity and Enjoyment | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

“We’ve seen a dynamic shift in what our feeds look/feel like. I sum it up in one word: <i>Clutter</i>. We’re now completely inundated with content!” - Mike …

Meet the Indian Women Behind the Armor in 'Game of Thrones'

Inside the factory making official "Game of Thrones" props and merchandise, where "all the intricate handwork is done by women."<p>On a hot, sticky day, Jon Snow's big, heavy cape with fur lining is a reminder of how far north Westeros is from India. The fabric of his cape is thick—so thick in fact, …

A Quick Guide to Spotting Graphics That Lie

We tend to believe what numbers say, but just because they're on a chart, that doesn’t make them true.<p>Numbers themselves don’t lie, but how we represent them can be really misleading. While charts and graphics can help us visualize large amounts of data, they can also be dangerous in the wrong …

The Man Who Wrote Those Password Rules Has a New Tip: N3v$r M1^d!

Bill Burr’s 2003 report recommended using numbers, obscure characters and capital letters and updating regularly—he regrets the error<p>By<p>Robert McMillan<p>Robert McMillan<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@bobmcmillan<p>therealrobertmcmillan<p>robert.mcmillan@wsj.com<p>The man who wrote the book on password …

Vietnam War

The investigation goes digital: Did someone point Russia to specific online targets?

There are two benefits for political campaigns with the social-media-spawned ability to target ads to smaller universes of people.<p>The first is that they can tailor a very specific message to a very specific population, like pitching a drilled-down policy position to, say, Hispanic men under age 45 …

Donald Trump