Felix Gunawan

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The mobile airbag may be coming to save your phone

People drop and break their smartphones all the time, but a German engineering student named Philip Frenzel may have the solution to save everyone some time, money, and unneeded stress. Spotted by <i>DesignBoom</i>, Frenzel has created the mobile airbag, a case that senses when your phone is in free fall …

Mobile

How to customize your Google Chrome and Chromebook searches

Supercharge your URL bar<p>I just reviewed the Google Pixelbook and I think it’s great — but Chrome OS is much more limited than either macOS or Windows when it comes to customizing how the core OS works. One of my favorite tools on the Mac is called Alfred, a tool that pops up a little search bar …

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Off-grid

American military backs an entirely new kind of processor

Virtually every processor you see is based on the same basic (Von Neumann) computing model: they're designed to access large chunks of sequential data and fill their caches as often as possible. This isn't the quickest way to accomplish every task, however, and the American military wants to …

Scott Gilbertson: 'Kill Google AMP Before It Kills the Web'

Scott Gilbertson, writing for The Register:<p>Quite a few high-profile web developers have this year weighted in with criticism and some, following a …

The MP3 format is officially dead

If you grew up in the 90s and early 2000s, you probably still remember downloading MP3 files to build your music collection, and burning up to 10 times as many of these onto audio discs than you could with traditional CD tracks.<p>I didn’t just remind you of MP3s to make you feel old first thing on a …

Facebook’s new Surround 360 video cameras let you move around inside live-action scenes

The freedom of VR with the fidelity of real life<p>Facebook today announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design, and this time the company is serious about helping potential customers purchase it as an actual product. The Surround 360, which Facebook unveiled last year as an …

What it takes to reveal every secret in a video game

Ancient map-making required mastery over the disciplines of mathematics and astronomy, the means and courage to venture into dangerous uncharted …

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What You Don’t Know About the Vikings

Yes, they were brutal. They also had women leaders, coveted luxury, and encountered more than 50 cultures from Afghanistan to Canada.<p><b>A cold drizzle falls</b> as we shiver in the streets, waiting for the Viking lord and his band of raiders to appear. It’s a raw January night in the old Shetland town of …

Archaeology

Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of human history

Can Facebook help humanity take its “next step”?<p>Mark Zuckerberg’s 6,000-word manifesto on the future of Facebook begins with a capsule narration of human achievement. “History is the story of how we've learned to come together in ever greater numbers,” Zuckerberg writes, “from tribes to cities to …

Social Media

Designing the new Flipboard

What’s your passion?<p>Written in large letters along the wall of our office in Palo Alto is the phrase, “Great stories move the world forward.” On the …

UX Design

Forget about playing Super Mario Run without internet

<i>Super Mario Run</i> is slated to arrive on December 15, but it appears there will be one weird requirement to play the game – an active internet connection.<p>In a recent interview with Mashable, Nintendo icon Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed that users won’t be able to play the game unless connected to the …

Boson 3.0 $350 Gaming PC Build - March 2016

The oceans are suffocating: Climate change is causing low oxygen levels

The oceans could see losses in fisheries and a collapse of marine ecosystems<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Global climate change produces many effects — warming air energizes the atmosphere and intensifies storms; warmer water expands and raises …

Bacteria get dangerously weird in space

In 2006, Cheryl Nickerson sent a culture of salmonella bacteria for a ride on the space shuttle Atlantis. Eleven days later, she watched anxiously from the Kennedy Space Center in the dead of night as her bacteria returned safely.<p>Nickerson, a microbiologist at Arizona State University, and her team …

Biology

What It Means When Google Acquires Your Competitor

Google recently announced the acquisition of influencer marketing company, FameBit, in an effort to connect YouTube creators with marketers.<p>As the CEO of an influencer marketing company, I found myself asking, “what is it about FameBit that grabbed the attention of Google?” I can only imagine that …

3tags.org is coming soon

Lightning Cable for SE535

2<p>Posted by<p>u/Warhost<p>1 year ago<p>Archived<p>Hey Folks,<p>so I was wondering, since Apple is probably going to drop the headphone jack, how I am going to …

Google's beautiful new free font covers 800+ languages

In an effort to make it easier for people from all over the world to create and share information in their language of choice, Google has created Noto, a massive open source font family that spans more than 800 languages and 110,000 characters.<p>That covers every single symbol in the Unicode standard …

How Hurricane Matthew surprised everyone and became a catastrophic storm

The Category 4 hurricane eyeing Florida could cause massive damage<p>Hurricane Matthew is roaring northward after devastating Haiti earlier this week. The Category 4 storm was the strongest hurricane to hit the impoverished island nation in more than 50 years, and the death count continues to rise. …

The Psychology of Victim-Blaming

When people want to believe that the world is just, and that bad things won’t happen to them, empathy can suffer.<p>In August, the comedian and former <i>Inside Amy Schumer</i> writer Kurt Metzger reignited a national conversation about victim-blaming when he posted a series of rants on social media …

First Click: OK Google, why is iCloud storage so expensive?

I’m feeling like a chump after yesterday’s Google event. I currently pay Apple $2.99 each month in return for 200GB of iCloud storage — space mostly allocated to my iCloud Photos library. But my free space recently dropped to zero after upgrading all my devices to iOS 10 and macOS Sierra. Now my …

With Pixel, Google wants to be another Apple

Google’s Pixel event today is about one thing: synergy<p>Today, Tuesday, October 4th is Google’s biggest hardware event, all the leaks will tell you, with everything from a pair of "by Google" smartphones to Google Home smart speakers, new wireless routers, and a 4K Chromecast. But the overriding …

Drone documents Australia's mysterious pink lake from the air

What you're seeing is no optical illusion — it's just Lake Hillier, a naturally pink body of water with only one form of life beneath its mysterious …

It’s not just you: Psychology reveals why clowns are so creepy

For the past several months, creepy clowns have been terrorizing America, with sightings of actual clowns in at least 10 different states.<p>These fiendish clowns have reportedly tried to lure women and children into the woods, chased people with knives and machetes, and yelled at people from cars. …

Psychology

WhatsApp adds Snapchat-style drawing on images

As well as emoji and colored text tools<p>WhatsApp has brought its new image doodling feature from the beta version of its chat app to the pubic Android release, with iOS support coming soon. The feature, which lets you perform Snapchat-style drawing on top of images and videos you send in WhatsApp, …

Google embraces the log-in, leaving cookies behind in new advertising updates

Google has been focusing for years on finding better ways to track and measure ads as we switch from one device to another to consume media like TV, music or written articles like this one. And now, to coincide with Ad Week in New York this week, Google is revealing its latest moves in that effort: …

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