Alex Carrasco

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Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Robotics

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic …

Space

Hidden GPS devices to track suspects raise legal concerns

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — For months, police trying to solve a Long Island robbery spree had little more to go on than grainy surveillance footage of a …

Back to the Future’s parents were way ahead of their time

Eighties film fan Hadley Freeman on BTTF’s message about rebellion, love and ambition down the ages for young and old<p>In Back to the Future, it is emphasised from the beginning how mortified Marty is by his weak father and drunken mother, and how disappointing they are as parents. It is only when he …

Back to the Future

Chicago family gunned down, wounding baby, killing mom, grandmother

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> The top cop of Chicago expressed blunt outrage Tuesday after a shooting wounded an infant and killed the child's mother and grandmother, as they returned home from a family outing Monday night.<p>"Here we go again," Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy told reporters. "I'm …

Los Angeles

Xinyan Li

Intuit Contest Could Inadvertently Lead To Super Bowl's First Marijuana Commercial

When Intuit, the software giant behind Quicken and Quickbooks, launched a small business contest for a free ad in the 2014 Super Bowl, the company may have gotten more than it bargained for.<p>The rules of the contest are simple: get the most online votes for your small business and you become a …

GameStick shipped to backers, retail release pegged for Sept. 30

Shipments for GameStick, PlayJam's Android-based micro-console, have dispatched to "nearly all" Kickstarter backers and are expected to arrive "within the next few weeks," the company confirmed with The Verge, offering a tentative release date of Sept. 30 for retail pre-orders.<p>Shipments for backers …