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A City View Of The Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is growing and impacting cities. Collaborative consumption feeds into, and off of, desires for immediate gratification. With “on-demand everything” the way of the present and future, the need for comprehensive and accurate data is paramount.<p>Service efficiency and on-demand …

Sharing Economy

Seven key trends which are shaping the workplace of the future

The way we work is changing. Collaboration technologies are ushering in a next-generation workplace that is more productive, efficient, and delivers …

B2B

60 Years of Urban Change: Midwest

Cincinnati, 1955 to 2013<p>The images of Cincinnati show incredible destruction of dense urban neighborhoods to the west and south of downtown caused by …

Welcome to the first issue of the New Way to Work Magazine

We’re excited to introduce the New Way to Work Magazine, by Unify. You can rely on us to get you the top articles on the technologies and work …

15 Maps That Don't Explain the Middle East at All

The region as it never was, could have been, and sort of is<p>Violent upheaval in the Middle East has recently spawned all manner of maps purporting to explain how the region got this way. Here, instead, are 15 maps that don’t claim as much. Or rather, they do not seek, like many other maps, to …

Do Our Kids Really Need To Learn How To Code?

Some months ago, I downloaded the Kodable app for my 4 year-old, which boasts that it can teach toddlers how to code before they can read. My programming skills are pretty basic, but I like the idea of giving my child a head start.<p>Many of today’s business and political leaders stress that coding …

Funded by Bill Gates, this remote-controlled contraceptive chip could be available in 2018

Imagine pushing a button on a remote control and having a computer chip disperse a hormonal birth control drug through your body — it could happen …

CartoDB’s Odyssey.js Is An Open-Source Tool For Telling Stories With Interactive Maps

Everything happens somewhere. That’s the logic behind Odyssey.js, an open-source tool that utilizes maps to help turn data into interactive multimedia stories without the user needing coding skills.<p>With a $35,000 grant from the Knight Prototype Fund, creators of the cloud-computing platform CartoDB …

New App Lets You Get Instant Healthcare Through Your Smartphone

Need a doctor on demand? There's an app for that<p>A new app is giving American consumers a new way to get healthcare -- via their smartphones.<p>The "Doctor on Demand" app, which launched in 15 states this week, allows patients to skip the traditional visit to the doctor's office for a video chat …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

Virtual Reality

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About — Information is Beautiful — Infographics

Founded by David McCandless, author of two bestselling infographics books, Information is Beautiful is dedicated to helping you make clearer, more …

The Simplest “Internet Of Things” Product Yet

The Spotter, a consumer-friendly product from Quirky and GE, gets us one step closer to the connected home.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>The Internet of Things is an exciting frontier, …

Internet of Things

The Best Of Fritz Kahn, Grandfather Of Data Visualization

Before infographics were even a thing, Fritz Kahn turned scientific facts into stunning, surreal illustrations.<p>We’re in the golden age of infographics. Everything from the death toll in <i>Breaking Bad</i> to the sinking of the Titanic to trends in men’s jewelry has been rendered in fancy little charts, …

Data Visualization

Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Global warming is a pressing issue that affects everyone. Though it may be hard to tell right now while we still have polar ice caps, National Geographic recently created a series of maps that illustrate how visually different the Earth would look if all the ice on the planet melted. The maps …

Global Warming

How Flipboard Keeps You Glued To The Page

The new Flipboard app, released this week, looks similar to previous iterations. And for good reason.<p>Several years ago, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue was searching for the company’s soul. He and cofounder Evan Doll had been playing with the idea of a magazine app for the age of the iPad, but they hadn’t …

UI Design

Infographic: Just How Roaring Was 1920s New York?

An interactive map of jazz-era New York packs the sights and sounds of neighborhoods new and old, from Chinatown to Harlem.<p>A typical wander through New York’s Upper West Side in 1929 would have left the pedestrian virtually deaf, assailed by the blasts of street construction and traffic horns. …

Manhattan

Forget Terabit networks; new multicore fibers could signal the Petabit age

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Some interesting experiments in fiber optics could dramatically improve the data rates of our backbone internet networks. …

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.