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Scientists Have Figured Out the Physics of Perfect Bubble Blowing

Bubble blowing is an art form children have been trying to perfect for generations. Now a group of French scientists may have finally calculated the …

'Octopus-like' skin can stretch, sense touch, and emit light (w/ Video)

A health care robot that displays a patient's temperature and pulse, and even reacts to a patient's mood.<p>An autonomous vehicle with an information …

Nanotech

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Watch a stretchy robot test its octopus-inspired skin

A Cornell University engineering team has created a new kind of flexible display based on a perennially popular inspiration for scientists: the cephalopod. A study published today in <i>Science</i> describes how researchers developed a highly flexible, color-changing "skin" that senses pressure. It's one …

How far are we from Terminator's killing robots? DARPA has the answer

Movies like the <i>Terminator</i> series have convinced us that robots are eventually going to kill us all. That’s still eventually going to happen but we’ve …

Robotics

Watch this now: Hilarious blooper video shows incredible hi-tech robots… falling down

It is not at all hyperbole to say that the DARPA Robotics Challenge gives us a glimpse of the future. Robotics experts come together to have their …

The Good, The Bad and The Robot: Experts Are Trying to Make Machines Be “Moral”

Good vs. bad. Right vs. wrong. Human beings begin to learn the difference before we learn to speak—and thankfully so. We owe much of our success as a …

How to Upload Your Mind

Cognition & The Intrinsic User Experience

Over the past few years there's been a lot of discussion around whether an experience can be designed. But it seems like everyone's just getting hung …

Don’t Blame Flat UI for your Design Problems

Flat design has been embraced by many designers in the last year or so, and the trend is only picking up speed. There are even rumors that Apple—who …

UI Design

“Progressive Reduction” Could Mean Simpler, Friendlier Apps

For more complex apps (think photo- and video-editing apps, or any app that has a content-creation focus) the FTUE is always going to be a little …

Google I/O 2013 - Android Design for UI Developers

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