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The Optimal Length For Video Marketing Content

<i>Yoav Hornung is an award-winning young filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of Veed.me, a video production marketplace.</i><p>At Veed.me, we’re often asked by businesses, “How long should a video be?”<p>Truth is, there are two answers for this question:<p>As short as possible<br>• It …

Articles about sebastian mariscals wood architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the...<p>The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>German designer Sebastian Herkner has …

Physicists, Generals And CEOs Agree: Ditch The PowerPoint

About six months ago, a group of physicists in the U.S. working on the Large Hadron Collider addressed a problem they've been having for a while: Whenever they had meetings, everyone stuck to the prepared slides and couldn't really answer questions that weren't immediately relevant to what was on …

By 2020, there will be 10 web-connected devices per human

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Mozilla works to squeeze more life out of JPEG

JPEG, the decades-old image format, shows no signs of disappearing. That's why Mozilla announced a project Wednesday to try to shave another 10 percent off images compressed with the standard.<p>The non-profit organization behind Firefox announced a project called mozjpeg that aims to compress JPEGs …

Tablets Expected to Outsell PCs by 2015

Whether you prefer the iPad, Galaxy Tab or Kindle Fire, the tablet market has become a big part of the mobile computing landscape. In fact, studies …

What McDonald’s Is Doing on Snapchat [Infographic]

The Snapchat marketing train just keeps picking up steam.<p>Agencies and brands have been jumping aboard since late summer 2013, and this week, …

Canonical gives developers a preview of a dual-booting Ubuntu and Android future

Choice, friends, is good. Nobody likes being limited to one thing, when instead you could be picking from a plethora, or at least a pair of options. And it looks like Ubuntu is on track to deliver on its promise to offer a duo of operating systems to mobile devices in 2014, as it has released a …

76% Of American Internet Users Think The Internet Has Been Good For Society

The vast majority of Americans now use the Internet (87 percent); nearly half would find it “very hard or impossible” to give it up (46 percent), and an overwhelming percentage think it’s been a good thing for society (76 percent). On the 25th anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee‘s historic paper …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

eBay snags a startup that helps you try clothes on virtually

Buying clothes online while you're lazing around in your underwear is a wonderful thing, but the tricky part is figuring out if that ironic t-shirt really flatters your figure. That's why eBay just bought a company called PhiSix -- the team's tech turns patterns and pictures of clothing into 3D …

Online Real Estate Service Trulia Relaunches Its Mobile Apps

Just ahead of the spring house hunting season, the online real estate service Trulia today launched a major redesign of its flagship mobile apps for iOS and Android.<p>The new design puts real estate photos at the center of the experience. The design team also moved to a flat look on both platforms …

Six alternatives to WhatsApp now that Facebook owns it

Facebook has bought messaging app WhatsApp, which means those who have been avoiding feeding their data into the world’s biggest social network might think about switching to another instant messaging service.<p>As WhatsApp is based on phone numbers rather than usernames, Facebook has in effect just …

Blu Homes To Unveil First Prefab Home Model in Los Angeles

Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.<p>Blu Homes, a leader in green prefabricated homes and an exhibiting sponsor at Dwell on Design, announced today that the company will unveil its first model home in the Los …

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45 Outdoor Bathroom Designs That You Gonna Love

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a …