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This Augmented Reality Future Looks Like a Living Hell

It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch …

Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read These 5 Books This Summer

Sporting the same reading list as Bill Gates won’t make you a billionaire. But, hey, it’s a start.<p>Gates—the richest person in the world by <i>Forbes</i>‘ …

Bill Gates

How Do You Redesign The Simpsons?

The Simpsons has one of the strongest, most complete visual brands on Earth. What happens when you tear it apart?<p>Why are the Simpsons yellow? According to Matt Groening, that unmistakable hue was chosen because it was unmistakable. “An animator came up with the Simpsons’ yellow and as soon as she …

The Simpsons

See a player get so scared playing VR horror demo her virtual hands shake

A viral video shows a woman getting scared out of her skull by a horrific-looking shooter on the HTC Vive.<p>If you're a fan of horror video games, you haven't lived until you've died a grisly virtual death.<p>Horror games work best in a totally immersive environment, and virtual-reality headsets like …

Virtual Reality

How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a field where Big Data and analytics have obvious applications. Until recently, however, businesses have been less quick to implement big data analytics in supply chain management than in other areas of operation such as marketing or manufacturing.<p>Of course supply chains …

Data Warehousing

The UX Of Ethics: Should Google Tell You If You Have Cancer?

Big data can spot things we’d never see coming. But are companies like Google and Amazon responsible for telling us the bad news?<p>“If I’m on a park bench, and I’m next to someone, and I hear them talking about symptoms of cancer, am I obligated to turn around and tell them they might have …

Artificial Intelligence

Why it’s a mistake to compare A.I. with human intelligence.

In 1950, the brilliant mathematician and cryptographer Alan Turing began his seminal paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence”with a simple query: …

Artificial Intelligence

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

Photography

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

$8,700 a month? Look how much interns make at some of the hottest tech companies

According to Glassdoor, an intern can expect to earn on average a salary that's on par with a $33,120-a-year job, or about $2,760 per month.<p>But for interns at tech companies, the pay can be much, much higher.<p>We searched through Glassdoor's database of salaries to come up with this list of what …

Employment

Here's what would happen if the FBI tried to hack an Android phone

The Justice Department has managed to unlock an iPhone 5c used by the gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, who with his wife killed 14 people in San …

Black hole smashup generated yottawatts of power

Yottawatt \YOT-ah-wat\ n.: <br>1 million billion billion watts<p>That’s a lotta watts. And a lot more — 3.6 x 1049 watts, or 36 septillion yottawatts — …

Black Holes

Scientists Just Discovered a Black Hole That's Blasting The Fastest 'Space Wind' in The Known Universe

Wind speeds of 200 million km/h.<p>Astronomers have discovered the fastest ultraviolet winds ever recorded in the Universe, swirling around a …

Universe

8 apps to encrypt your iPhone data if FBI beats Apple

Apple is involved in a very public fight with the FBI about unlocking an iPhone 5c used by the terrorists behind the San Bernardino shooting. In …

4 Ways Virtual and Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize the Way We Practice Architecture

It’s time for the profession to prepare. New software and hardware platforms are emerging that allow <i>immersive environment representation</i>—aka virtual …

Big Data 101: A Free Class

This free class is a primer to the world of Big Data and will introduce you to the different technologies and use cases that companies are adopting …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Princeton University

The founder of travel startup Bucket explains what went wrong and what she learned along the way

Today is the beginning of the end, and also the end of the beginning. We announced that we're shutting down Bucket, the innovative trip planning startup that I've been working on for almost three years.<p>On days like this, I always think it's helpful to reflect and share our experience with others …

Startups

You Didn’t Notice It, But Google Fiber Just Began the Golden Age of High Speed Internet Access

Its “dark fiber” project in Huntsville creates a model that might finally thrust US Internet access into the 21st Century<p>Illustration by Patrycja …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Venture Capital

12 style upgrades any guy can snag for under $60

Rather than do a massive overhaul, however, there are some small things you can do to give your outfits that fresh spring feel.<p>From a new watch strap to a fresh pair of white canvas sneakers, here are 12 super-accessible upgrades you can buy to get your closet ready for spring.<p>They're so cheap, you …

Men's Fashion

The Internet Is Having A Field Day With This Robot Video

These robot re-edits and dubbed videos are too funny.

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Graphics

This Video Essay Explains the Invisible Magic of Movie Editing

Just as writers use punctuation to make their thoughts clear—commas to connect clauses, periods to signal the end of one thought and the beginning of …

Visualize Your Data in Microsoft Visio 2016

This chapter from <i>Microsoft Visio 2016 Step By Step</i> guides you through procedures related to enhancing diagram effectiveness, creating and applying …

How to Figure Out If Your Big Idea Is a Viable Business

Before you sink any money into a new enterprise, take your idea for a test drive.<p><i>This story is part one of a five-part series on the best way to</i> …

Small Business

10 Interesting Startups to Watch Out For This Year

Almost every young person wants to be an entrepreneur. But only a few attempt it and even fewer succeed. Here are some interesting startups to look …

How I Successfully Run Two Startups

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Startups