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Your Cat May Be Your Biggest Threat to Cybersecurity

Things cats love: boxes, sunshine and destroying your privacy online. In an effort to raise awareness as to just how much information we're giving …

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Make Photos to Make Meaning in Your Life

Vitruvian Camera by ANNETTE KIMThe world is a confusing place. My theory:we make photos to try to understand the world.AccessDOWNLOAD PDF >The world …

Street Photography

Apple acquires automation app Workflow and makes it free

Apple has acquired Workflow, an automation app for iOS that lets you connect apps and create quick shortcuts to actions like texting a contact to let them know you’ll be late for your appointment, find a convenience store near you, make PDFs from Web pages and record an audio note to yourself …

Apps

Google resurrected a dead product on Wednesday and no one noticed

Google unveiled a new set of features for its popular Maps app that lets users share their locations with friends and contacts in real time. Thanks to this update, Google Maps users will now be able to quickly let friends know if they're running late to a meeting or stuck in traffic.<p>It's a …

Google Maps

Panic discontinuing Status Board stats app following final iOS 10 support update

Over three years ago, Panic introduced an app that quickly gained popularity, especially from pro users. Called Status Board, the iOS app displayed a host of information, all in a modular, easy to follow interface. Today, however, Panic announced that it is discontinuing development of Status Board.<p>…

App Store

How blockchain, the cloud, and design are joining to transform user experiences

Designers are constantly dreaming of and reimagining ways to make amazing experiences for people.<p>Every so often — or about once in a generation — a technology comes along that, when married with design thinking, throws off constraints and completely changes the game. Blockchain is our generation's …

Blockchain

The Interface Layer: Where Design Commoditizes Tech

A new cohort of design-driven companies are adding a layer of convenience between us and the underlying services and utilities that improve our …

Hacker Mythologies and Mismanagement

We think of ourselves as introverted: we retreat to a cave when we need to do work.<p>We think of ourselves as socially awkward: we self-characterize as …

Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

Despite the immense canon of research on creativity — including its four stages, the cognitive science of the ideal creative routine, the role of memory, and the relationship between creativity and mental illness — very little has focused on one of life’s few givens that equally few of us can …

Be Kind

I almost got fired once.<p>My friend, and CTO at the time, Dustin Moskovitz pulled me into a room one morning. He told me I would no longer be working …

Droplet pushes your buttons for reminders and activity tracking

We've seen a number of similar devices released recently. Last month, for example, Amazon announced its Dash Button, which automatically places an …

Pantone Color Madness

Basketball season is upon us, and we wanted to get in on the fun! Since we’re so invested in the latest and greatest from the Pantone Color …

How to future proof your privacy

Wherever you stand on data privacy – and in the UK, it seems you’re either for Cameron’s “expertise” or against it – the automated collection of our personal communications online is reaching the point where it cannot be ignored. Transmediale, Berlin’s annual festival of media art and digital …

Privacy

Surreal Bright Blue Algae Glows Brightly on Hong Kong's Shores

Along the shores of Hong Kong, a mystical blue plant is blooming and glowing in cosmic blue hues. Scientists attribute the phenomenon to Noctiluca scintillans, a plant also known as “sea sparkle.” Don't be fooled by the bubbly name: Sea sparkle is an aggressive reproducer that behaves like algae …

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