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Product Design Tools On a Startup Budget

If you want to pursue a new side project, launch an app, or build a startup, the beginning stages are typically lean. You don’t want to sacrifice …

500 Lines or Less

"What I cannot create, I do not understand."<p>-- Richard Feynman<p>This is the source for the book <i>500 Lines or Less</i>, the fourth in the Architecture of …

Amnesty International

Let there be Color!: Joint End-to-end Learning of Global and Local Image Priors for Automatic Image Colorization with Simultaneous Classification

Comparison:<p>Comparison against two related approaches using roughly a hundred year old black-and-white photography from the US National …

Deep Learning

Your Next Project Should Be This DIY 3D Router

CNC routers are great but can be time consuming and overkill when you simply need to make a few simple cuts. This 3D router keeps your project moving forward and there's no software to fiddle with.<p>CNC routers are amazing machines that can make intricate and precise cuts at the touch of a button. …

Woodworking

Curing Our Slack Addiction

I love Slack. I really really do. So much so I would call it an addiction at this point.Slowly but surely this addiction has been killing my sanity …

Threading

Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)

Subway systems at the same scale

Ask Ethan: Is This Actually A Hole In The Universe?

There’s a lot of brilliant, scientifically accurate information out there on the internet, to be sure. But arguably, there are a lot <i>more</i> sites devoted to generating clicks and traffic irrespective of what’s scientifically true, and it’s often very hard for a non-specialist to tell them apart. For …

Universe

Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy

Anshu Sharma Contributor<p>Anshu Sharma is a serial entrepreneur and a former venture partner at Storm Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The unbeatable advantage of Apple and Amazon<br>• An engineer’s guide to picking a startup<p>Stack fallacy has caused many companies to attempt to capture new markets …

Apps

Bayes's Theorem: What's the Big Deal?

I’m not sure when I first heard of Bayes’ theorem. But I only really started paying attention to it over the last decade, after a few of my wonkier …

Why I Am a Sociomediapath<p>During the 1990s I started to get worried about the effect that email might have on my ability to function as a novelist. I …

Color + Design Blog / The Müller Formula (or

More than half a century ago, Aemelius Müller, professor at the academy of Winterthur, Switzerland, came up with a formula that could predict the …

Skylar Spence - I Can't Be Your Superman

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Six works of Computer Science-Fiction

Apr 27, 2015<p>Computer Science-Fiction1 is not actually fiction. Instead, these are books of computer science and/or programming that when you read …

Stromae - Ta Fête (J.A.C.K Remix)

How Google's Street view scaled Yosemite's El Capitán

Google’s Street view just went vertical, letting people climb the world's hardest big-wall free climb from their couch.<p>Google Street View already …

How Washington Derailed Amtrak

Thirty-nine minutes in­to his south­bound ride from Wilm­ing­ton, Delaware, to Wash­ing­ton, D.C., Joseph H. Board­man, pres­id­ent and CEO of …

Rocky's Printer - Eye of the tiger on a dot matrix printer [HD]

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DENSITY

Superfast compression library<p>DENSITY is a free C99, open-source, BSD licensed compression library.<p>It is focused on high-speed compression, at the …