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10 Google Map Tricks You’ll Never Know If You Miss This

Here are some amazing Google Map tricks that can help you search better, use maps better, and find directions with the best of them!

Amazing

100+ Interesting Data Sets for Statistics

<b>Edit:</b> Hey guys! This has proved to be one of the most popular articles on the site, so I’ve created a supplemental download on the 5 biggest …

The scary truth about data security with wearables

Data brokers collect data from numerous sources for everyone in the US. It is alarming how much data is collected and the potential for security …

From Faith-Based to Evidence-Based: The Open Data 500 and Understanding How Open Data Helps the American Economy

The mission of the Governance Lab, which I direct at NYU, is to improve people’s lives by changing how we govern, using advances in science and technology. At the GovLab, we’re studying the many ways that city, state, and national governments can benefit business and society by releasing the data …

LED Constellation Wall Art

What’s your sign? Bring the cosmos into any room with this simple DIY LED wall art!<p>Materials needed:<p>plywood (select desired size)<br>• knowledge of the free downloadable program Inkscape<br>• any constellation star map<br>• pencil<br>• ruler<br>• electric sander<br>• drill + various sized bits<br>• black wood stain<br>• black spray paint<br>• 220 grit …

Google’s New, Improved Android Will Deliver A Unified Design Language

It’s called “material design,” and it’s the language with which Google wants you to design your next Android app.<p>Today, at the Super Bowl for Google news, Google I/O, the company rolled out the latest version of its mobile OS, Android L, which is almost entirely predicated around the final step in …

Trimble is Ready to Tango

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 - MIT Technology Review

Agricultural Drones<p>Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce …

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment

Go Ahead and Skip This Month's Book Club—Sex Might Actually Make You Smarter

Is this ultimate catch-22? Having sex might make you smarter, but being smarter means you'll have less sex.<p>Studying, basically.<p>According to new research, sexual activity can improve mental performance and improve memory function. Via a study looking at middle-aged rats (exactly what you want to …

The Little Book of IDEO: Values

We wrote this to give you a sense of IDEO’s culture—the ties that bind us together as coworkers and as people.<p>Read more: http://blog.slideshare.net/2014/01/08/culturecode-what-makes-a-company-great/

Web Design Trends to Watch in 2014 | Inc.com

Responsive design--layouts that repaginate to fit different screen sizes and devices--reigned supreme in 2013. That trend will likely continue as business leaders look for ways to keep customers coming back to their websites. But while it's a useful concept to incorporate in your design decisions, …

Web Design

19 Things Remarkable People Think Every Day

Each is a small thing, but each also has the power to change your life... and the lives of the people around you.

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

5 Tips to Help You Hyper Focus | Inc.com

These days the demands of business put more on most people's plate than they probably can handle. It's not intentional, but every company is trying to extract maximum efficiency out of every resource. Overwork and massive distractions can create unintended mistakes or substandard performance.<p>When I …

Time Management

Design Thinking in Schools: An Emerging Movement Building Creative Confidence in our Youth - Getting Smart by Guest Author - design thinking, Innovation

<i>By Sandy Speicher</i><p>A few years ago I interviewed a group of high school students who had just taken a semester-long “Introduction to Design Thinking” …

My Identity Was Stolen. Here’s How They Did It — NOVA Next | PBS

I recently received a call that I’d hoped would never come. My bank informed me that a thief with knowledge of my social security number, address, …

Identity Theft

Blokify 3D Modeling Software

Last month, at World Maker Faire New York‘s 3D Printer Village, I had the pleasure of meeting two enthusiastic, bright makers, Jenny Kortina and Brett Cupta, who were sharing their brand new creation with the community: Blokify. Their custom block-based 3D modeling software makes it easy for folks, …

How Thermal Transistors Could Control MEMs devices - MIT Technology Review

In recent years, engineers have begun to design and test thermal transistors with some success. Their goal is to exercise the same control over heat …

A Battery and a “Bionic” Ear: a Hint of 3-D Printing’s Promise - MIT Technology Review

Today’s 3-D printers can generally only build things out of one type of material—usually a plastic or, in certain expensive industrial versions of …

A Manufacturing Tool Builds 3-D Heart Tissue - MIT Technology Review

By adapting a programmable device used to manufacture integrated circuits, researchers have devised a semi-automated process to build polymer …

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Make Your Own Stereoscopic Viewer

3D photography or stereoscopic photography is the art of capturing and displaying two slightly offset photographs to create three dimensional images.<p>The 3D effect works because of a principle called stereopsis. Each eye is in a different location, and as a result, it sees a slightly different …

Making Makerspaces: Creating a Business Model

<i>This is the second</i> <i>in a series of posts called Making Makerspaces, a distillation of the information gathered for a series of How to Make a Makerspace workshops produced by Artisan’s Asylum and MAKE. These posts will appear on a more-or-less weekly basis, and will focus on mission-critical topics</i> …

Beginner Electronics Project: The TapeTricity Card

A TapeTricity solar system. Check out all those ringed planets!<p>The train has left the station!<p>A motivational frog with glowing red eyes.<p>A paper airplane with a glowing red nose.<p>Make sure to dot your i’s and cross your t’s!<p>The back side of the “Annie” card, showing the circuit.<p>One girl’s tribute to …

Why innovation thrives in cities

In 2010, in the journal <i>Nature</i>, a pair of physicists at the Santa Fe Institute showed that when the population of a city doubles, economic …

3D Printing: What a 3D Printer Is and How It Works

A 3D printer cannot make any object on demand like the "Star Trek" replicators of science fiction. But a growing array of 3D printing machines has …

3D Printing

Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab?

The past decade has seen the sudden, dramatic appearance of community spaces offering public, shared access to high-end manufacturing equipment. These spaces are interchangeably referred to as hackerspaces, makerspaces, TechShops, and FabLabs. This can lead the intended audience to become …

DIY Synthetic Biology: Making Your Own Glowing Plants

One of the most ambitious (and controversial) projects to explode on Kickstarter recently has been the Glowing Plant project. Nearly 6,000 backers have joined the campaign to use synthetic biology to create plants that will, hopefully, replace your desk lamp. So far, that level of brightness is …