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The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Art book captures spaceship artist's drawing-a-day regime

Jeff Zugale is an artist specializing almost exclusively in spaceships: if you've seen a really nice spaceship in a game (Bioshock, Sunset Eve) or …

Art

Google video shows how its new VR feature could be a game changer

Google's virtual reality announcement Wednesday at Google I/O was a big deal.<p>But that might not be readily apparent to those still getting their feet …

Virtual Reality

Progressive Web App Libraries in Production

Two years ago, our team at Google started work on JavaScript libraries to reduce the friction for building Progressive Web Apps.<p>We started with …

REST API for interacting with sonos (node.js based) | Sonos Community

Hi<br>I have written a node.js program that exposes a REST API for interacting with sonos. It was inspired by the program written by jishi, but it is …

Partners

GraphicsJS | AnyChart

<b>Awesome JavaScript API</b> - based on Layers logic and combined with easy-to-use primitives, GraphicsJS API allows you to build any visualization you can …

Web Development

GPIO Xmas Tree Reaction Game

In order to bring a bit of Christmas based fun to the office (I am normally a bit of a 'bah humbug') I have created a reaction game using a Raspberry …

Native Apps are Doomed

From now on, I won’t be building any more native apps. All my apps going forward will be progressive web apps. Progressive web apps are web …

PlayStation VR Turns Rez Infinite Into a Science-Fiction Epiphany

I never thought I’d be one of those people who’d prefer virtual reality over the real world. But then I played <i>Rez Infinite</i>.<p>The long-awaited …

Virtual Reality

Joy

"[Joy] has designed a digital photo album device and image-sharing cloud service that work together."<p>"Joy’s photo album might seem like a novelty at …

Albums

Responsive JavaScript Image Gallery

The script has been developed to work on every device, which means that basic functionality should be supported everywhere:<p>desktop Chrome, Firefox, …

6 Tips for a Better Photography Website

When photographers design websites we want our images to stand out front-and-center. But, it takes more than pretty pictures to make photography …

BBC Arts - BBC Arts - Alien monsters: The terrifying visions of HR Giger

Is there a more potent image in sci-fi cinema than the sight of the crashed extra-terrestrial spacecraft encountered by the luckless protagonists in Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece, <i>Alien</i>?<p>The unearthly ship seems fused out of bone and sculpted into nightmarish forms – like the innards of a …

soco

SoCo (Sonos Controller) is a Python project that allows you to programmatically control Sonos speakers. It was originally created at Music Hack Day …

Round Up: Mudguards

Mudguards are more important than waterproof clothing for commuting. For while you'll seldom get caught in downpours, you'll often find yourself …

How to turn an old laptop into a digital photo frame

The world is waking up and coming to terms with the horrible new truth: laptops grow old and die.<p>Their ageing, creaking and cracking frames, which …

digitalphoto

MagicaVoxel

The Greatest Sales Deck I’ve Ever Seen

It’s Zuora’s, and it’s brilliant. Here’s why.<p>A few months ago, my friend Tim took a new sales job at a Series C tech company that had raised over $60 …

Business Strategy

Back Button Focus: Why and How You Should Be Using It

By Viktor ElizarovIt would be fair to say that we have all become so used to the half-press shutter to achieve autofocus that any change to this …

How to install OpenCV 3 on Raspbian Jessie

By onOctober 26, 2015 in OpenCV 3, Raspberry Pi, Tutorials<p>A few weeks ago Raspbian Jessie was released, bringing in a ton of new, great …

Raspberry Pi

OpenCV library

Latest news<p>AI DevCon 2018 <br>May 11, 2018<p>On May 23-24th Intel runs AI DevCon 2018 – IA- and CV-centric conference with lots of interesting material and …

Deep Learning

Placeholders in Form Fields Are Harmful

<b>Summary:</b> Placeholder text within a form field makes it difficult for people to remember what information belongs in a field, and to check for and fix …

UX Design

Design Better Forms – UX Collective

Common mistakes designers make and how to fix them<p>Whether it is a signup flow, a multi-view stepper, or a monotonous data entry interface, forms are …

UX Design

Adding Keyboard Shortcuts to Command Prompt

The command prompt is a staple feature of Windows. From back in days of old, when Windows was more a piece of software running on top of MS-DOS than …

Build a Single Page Application with Angular 2

The much-awaited framework <b>Angular 2 by Google</b> is finally out and is ready for production. Now is the right time to start learning Angular 2. In this …

How to Organize Photos in Lightroom

Lightroom has become a very essential part of the workflow process for many photographers, including myself. I cannot imagine managing my photo …

Tutorials

How to Make a Cinemagraph in Photoshop

A cinemagraph is a mix of still and moving image. The majority of the image is usually still while there’s one or more elements that have movement. …