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Belief, bias and Bayes

Evidence can modify our beliefs, but the impact it has depends upon those beliefs. An 18th century priest has something to say about that, in what could be seen as a mathematical formulation of the scientific method<p>In my last post I dipped my toe into some statistics, to try to explain why the …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

How Many Megapixels Does Your Camera Really Need?

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture, and, if you’re asking, she will have a cup of tea — black, no sugar.</i> <i>This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted</i> …

Apple's genius? What genius, says Samsung

In a series of new ads for the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung mocks everything from Apple's inept livestream at its event to its new watch to its supposed geniuses.<p>Gloves? Who needs gloves?<p>Ever since Apple launched its glitzy new phones and its Hollywoody watches, Samsung has been determined to punch as …

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A Second Act For The Internet Of Things

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>David Hirsch is co-founder and partner of Metamorphic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm headquarterd in New York City. Prior to Metamorphic, he spent eight years at Google where he was on the founding team that launched Google’s advertising monetization strategy and</i> …

Dr. Apple Takes First Steps Into the Trillion-Dollar Health Sector

The introduction of the pulse-reading Apple Watch along with HealthKit software designed to log activity and health data form something of a …

How the Apple Watch will keep you healthy and fit

CUPERTINO, CALIF. — Health and fitness applications were one of the original focuses of the smartwatch, and Apple has taken care to get it right with its first smartwatch, the Apple Watch.<p>“The Apple Watch gives us the ability to motivate people and be more active,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said.<p>First the …

Jony Ive talks about the 'millions' of combinations for Apple Watch

Check out the video interview below, which sees Ive also touch on the "millions and millions" of options available to Apple Watch owners to …

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What the Apple Watch means to the smartwatch apps race

Apple's new smartwatch has served notice that Android Wear isn't the only game in town. But for now, app makers seem happy to have choices.<p>If there's a new fight looming between Apple and Google for the attention of smartwatch app developers, the developers themselves aren't tipping their …

Smartwatches

The Selfie Brush: New Heights for the Brush Industry, New Lows for Humanity

Give the Selfie Brush its due, it is probably the first substantial improvement in brushing technology since those gooey, gel-filled handles. …

How to Paint With Light and Produce Creative Images: A Short Tutorial to Get You Started

It won't be incorrect to say that essentially, every photograph is a light painting. Indeed, most of the time we are capturing the light that is …

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

Landscape Photography

How To Photograph Jewelry For Catalogs

As a commercial photographer, I specialize in product, food, and architecture. One of the products we've been shooting a lot of lately is jewelry, …

How to Get Soft Light in Portraits

By definition, soft lighting has to do with the quality of the shadows. Generally, the darker the shadows and the less details that you can see in …

Getting Started with Real Estate Photography – Exteriors

One excellent way for a photographer to get established in the local market is to consider adding <i>real estate</i> work to the portfolio. While real estate …

Moment Lenses

Portraits of Power

Project info<p>Throughout history, portraits have played an essential role in how different cultures depict and view people of high social relevance. Kings, emperors and politically powerful families were the common possessors of that privilege. This historical tradition throughout different cultures …

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What Top Designers Think Of Apple’s New Smartwatch

Gadi Amit, Brett Lovelady, and Dana Krieger weigh in on the watch and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.<p><i>Today, Apple unveiled three new products: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch, Cupertino’s first (and long rumored) foray into the wearables category. We asked three top</i> …

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How Flat Design Made The Apple Watch Possible

Flat design is good business.<p>After years of speculation, the Apple Watch is finally here. And though it runs iOS, it has its own user interface, with a home screen bursting with tiny little bubbles, each one of which represents an app. Why circular icons when Apple uses rounded squares for iPhone …

UI Design

Eight of the best (and worst) iWatch concept guesses

As anticipation of Apple's smartwatch launch reaches fever pitch, we've rounded up eight of the best, worst and funniest examples of what the iWatch …

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