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A Simple Web App That Makes Designing Your Own Font A Cinch

Think you’ve got what it takes to design the next Helvetica? Prove it with this app.<p>Designing a typeface is an equal mixture of art and science. But what if you take the art out of the equation, and just leave the (computer) science? Metaflop is a new online playground for font creation that lets …

Typography

22 Things You Need To Know About Apple’s Jonathan Ive

Don’t have time to read the New Yorker‘s almost 17,000-word profile on Jony Ive? Here’s the CliffsNotes version.<p>Over the long weekend, the <i>New Yorker</i> published an epic profile of Jonathan Ive. Given unprecedented access to the world’s most influential (and, perhaps, world’s shyest) industrial …

Apple Watch

The Largest Update to HTTP in 16 Years Has Been Finalized

Today, the next major version of HTTP took a big step toward becoming a reality; it’s been officially finalized and now moves towards being fully standardized.<p>According to a blog by Mark Nottingham, the chair of the IETF HTTP Working Group, the standard was completed today and is on its way to the …

Articles about 5 modern headboard ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the …

Outdoors

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about 5 designers’ own homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on …

Architecture

HTTP/2 finished, coming to browsers within weeks | Ars Technica

HTTP/2 should be a faster, more efficient Web protocol.<p>The Internet Engineering Task Force's HTTP Working Group has finalized its work on Hypertext …

Software Development

Perv Utopia: Light on MacBook webcams can be bypassed | Ars Technica

Sneaky software allows the hardware interlock to be turned off.<p>A common pastime among the residents of the Internet's seedy underbelly is spying on …

Facebook is tracking what you don’t do on Facebook | Ars Technica

"Self-censorship" is a problem the company is eager to solve.<p>Facebook released a study (PDF) last week indicating that the company is moving into a …

Holiday Dealmaster has monitors and gift cards | Ars Technica

See more! Buy more! More more more!<p>A fine holiday morning to you all, Arsians! Our partners at LogicBuy continue to shovel savings our way, so for …

BlackBerry loses $4.4 billion on unsold phones, declining asset value | Ars Technica

Smartphone maker teams with Foxconn to stop the bleeding.<p>BlackBerry today reported a Q3 2014 operating loss of $4.4 billion, up from $965 million in …

German court reverses itself, puts the brakes on bizarre “porn troll” case | Ars Technica

"The Archive" accused thousands of violating its copyright on 4 porn films.<p>On Friday, judges at the Regional Court of Cologne (PDF, German) have …

Ars readers react to the light on their webcams | Ars Technica

We also talk limitations on spying and island binary.<p>Most Ars readers are well aware of the issues that encompass Remote Administration Tools (RATs), …

Why do most programming languages only return a single value from a function? | Ars Technica

Wouldn't support for more "natural" outputs be better?<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by</i> …

Thorium put to use, kills a few more versions of Supersymmetry | Ars Technica

Its electrons say we won't find anything beyond the Standard Model at the LHC.<p>Are there any particles beyond the Higgs lurking where the LHC might …

The case against Kim Dotcom, finally revealed | Ars Technica

Feds lay it all out: Megaupload made $150+ million, and Dotcom must stand trial.<p>Nearly two years after Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion was raided by …

Go Away Cameron: UK’s porn filters foiled by Chrome extension | Ars Technica

The filters have not proven themselves to be terribly effective so far.<p>A Chrome browser extension called Go Away Cameron, which can circumvent the …

Environmental group offers mixed take on new consoles’ energy use | Ars Technica

New systems have some energy-saving features, but use more power overall.<p>This year’s new consoles from Sony and Microsoft are a mixed bag for energy …

PS4 outselling Xbox One nearly 2-to-1 on eBay | Ars Technica

Sony’s system also seems harder to find at online retailers.<p>A few weeks before the Xbox One and PS4 launched, we noted that pre-orders for Sony’s …

The best of the rest: Ars staffers’ favorite games of 2013 | Ars Technica

The Ars staff talks up their favorite games that didn’t make our Top 20.<p><i>Before we get on with the list, I want to make sure you don’t miss this</i> …

The 20 best (and three most disappointing) video games of 2013 | Ars Technica

The cinematic blockbusters, innovative indies, and overhyped stinkers of 2013.<p><i>Before we get on with the list, I want to make sure you don’t miss this</i> …