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Studiolada used all wood materials to create this affordable open-source home anyone can build

Skillfully blending the basics of frugality and sustainability into one beautiful home design, French firm Studiolada Architects has just unveiled …

Google brings back much-maligned Google Glass headset

Google is reviving its failed Glass project, the smart headset designed to augment everyone's vision, as a product for businesses.<p>The internet giant said it is designing an upgraded version of the Glass headset, released in 2013, that will have a better battery life and be more comfortable to …

5 Startups Changing How Americans Buy Their First Home

The antiquated mortgage process is getting a digital upgrade.<p>House-hunting starts online these days, with a visit to Google or Zillow. That initial search might lead to a FaceTime “open house” or uncover a 3D house tour. But put in an offer, and the process quickly turns analog. The hunt has gone …

Design Freebies - Fonts, Mockups and Icons

It's time for that beloved time of the month when we bring to you some sweet design freebies! It's always great to keep your resources updated with …

Garden House

For the conception of the house, an enclosure of a central patio is used, which is surrounded by the domestic program. Common areas, studies and bedrooms are determined by the idea of nature inscribed in the patio. The perimeter of the program is in its turn formed by native gardens composing the …

Snapchat Spectacles Now Available to Purchase Across Europe

Snap made its Spectacles available across Europe today, almost seven months after the company debuted them in the U.S.<p>For anyone unfamiliar with Snapchat's first hardware product, the Spectacles are a one-size-fits-all pair of sunglasses that can record 10 seconds of video at a time and sync …

10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design | Inc.com

When starting a new company, it makes sense to become obsessed with perfecting your product -- but what about your brand? Creating a new website has become almost effortless, with sites like Wix and Squarespace. As the number of new companies proliferates, however, having a well-defined brand is …

Graphic Design

How AR and computer vision will impact our lives for the better

Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to …

Artificial Intelligence

7 examples of 2017's biggest logo design trend so far

April seems a little early for a logo design trends article, no? We’d usually agree, but when one trend is so in-your-face that you can’t ignore it, …

The Galaxy S8 is evidence of Samsung's changing attitude to bloatware

Remember back when we all used to have a field day bashing Samsung bloatware? There was sooo much of it, you couldn’t disable or uninstall it, and most things duplicated stuff that Google already did perfectly well (and also pre-installed on Galaxy phones). But starting with the Galaxy S6, Samsung …

Apps

If Any Chinese Car Company Will Take On The World, It's This One

When will Chinese carmakers follow the Japanese, and Korean example, and take over the world? If it happens, who will it be? Sitting at a desk overlooking a glitzy Shanghai skyline that can put Manhattan, or downtown Tokyo to shame, I predict that scrappy Geely will be at the vanguard of Chinese …

Autonomous Tech

This building uses emoji cast in concrete as modern gargoyles

The architect responsible says it’s better than using “heads of the king or whatever”<p>Emoji are going to be some of the most recognizable icons of the 21st century, says architect Changiz Tehrani, which is why he decided to cast 22 of them in concrete and use them as decoration for a building in the …

Paris apartments, modern and airy, used to be a 19th-century photo studio

The two rooftop abodes get exceptional natural light<p>Ah. Here’s yet another home we’d move to Paris for. This cleverly renovated pair of apartments may appear to be thoroughly modern—The glass! The lines! The unexpected mirrored volume on the lower floor!—but the space was built in the 19th century …

Apartments

Hullabalu releases Lightwell, a platform for creating interactive storytelling apps

Interactive storytelling startup Hullabalu has spent the last several years producing a series of apps for kids based around a group of characters it has developed. But after making multiple apps of its own, the company has decided to open up its creative tools to other interactive …

Apps

7 Questions That Lead to an 'Aha Moment', According to Research | Inc.com

At the heart of any successful business is a great idea. But how do some entrepreneurs dream up game-changing idea after game-changing idea while others fade into mediocrity?<p>Cracking the code on "aha moments" and creative epiphanies is a topic Stanford Start X innovation experts Olivia Fox Cabane …

Creativity

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

Here's How Accurate The Fitbit Alta HR Actually Is

We pitted Fitbit's new ultra-slim wristband against a chest strap to see just how accurately it could measure beats per minute.

Breitbart Denies Telling Staff To Stop Criticizing Jared Kushner

Breitbart News today denied reports that it instructed employees to stop publishing stories critical of White House senior advisor, and Trump son-in-law, Jared Kushner.<p>The denial comes after Business Insider’s report yesterday that, according to two sources, Breitbart senior editors told writers to …

Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law admits to hacking his company computer system

Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law Chris Hutcheson has pleaded guilty to computer hacking.<p>Chris Hutcheson, 68, who is the father of Ramsay’s wife Tana, …

Digital Forensics

Microsoft just released a huge new update for Windows 10 — here's what's new

It's not a massive change, and the Windows 10 experience won't be that different. Instead, the Creators Update brings a lot of smaller changes behind the scenes, adding a few new settings, features, and apps to your PC or tablet.<p>Here's a quick rundown of the highlights in the Windows 10 Creators …

Software

Stripe acquires Indie Hackers, a knowledge-sharing community for entrepreneurs

Stripe has acquired Indie Hackers, a website and community focusing on helping entrepreneurs become profitable while remaining independent. News of the acquisition broke through a blog post by Indie Hackers founder Courtland Allen and was quickly confirmed by Stripe’s twitter account.<p>“When I set …

Instagram Direct messages just became more like Snapchat

Instagram took another page from the Snapchat playbook on Tuesday when it announced that it's bringing disappearing photos and videos to its messaging platform, Instagram Direct.<p>That means you can now send photo and video messages in addition to text. What's more, these visual messages are only …

Social Media

Apple Is Reportedly Working On Another iPhone Chip And This Tiny Company's Stock Is Reeling

Being a chip supplier to Apple can be a raw deal.<p>Behind closed doors at chip companies, Apple is frequently referred to as a bully and a tyrant. Apple will squeeze as much profit as it can out of the company worse than any other partner. But Apple’s volumes and market power for devices like the …

Virtualitics raises $4.4 million to power its ‘Excel for VR’

When you have so much data that the real world doesn’t do it justice, why not toss it into virtual reality?<p>Virtualitics is aiming to bring insight through isolation, visualization and manipulation, giving you a chance to get up-close and personal with your data while wearing a VR headset.<p>Today, the …

Yahoo Is Sued Over $17 Million Fund for Chinese Dissidents

A group of Chinese political activists filed a lawsuit in federal court against Yahoo on Tuesday, saying the company failed to properly oversee a $17 million fund it created a decade ago to help Chinese writers, democracy advocates and human rights lawyers persecuted for standing up to the …

Apple Clips scored up to 1 million downloads in its first 4 days

In its first four days on the market, Apple’s new social video editing app Clips reached between 500,000 and a million downloads, according to estimates from app store analytics firm App Annie. However, despite heavy press coverage and featured positions in the App Store, Clips hasn’t yet broken …

The Best Way to Set Up Financial Success Post Graduation | Inc.com

<i>What should all recent college graduates know about personal finance? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>This might sound counter intuitive, but the most important thing to know about personal …

Top 12 Worst Jobs in America

12 Worst Jobs in America<p>Updated November 05, 2017<p>Which are the worst jobs to work at? The answer, as with best jobs lists, is that it depends. What …

Employment

This Popular Money-Saving App Just Started Charging a Monthly Fee

Would you pay money to save money?<p>Would you pay money to save money? That’s the bet popular money-saving smartphone app Digit is making after …

Ask Brianna: What money moves should I make in my 30s?

"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and …