Gabi Fernandez

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Allo is a messaging app with Google built right in

Google sliding into your DMs<p>Google is announcing a new messaging app today. It's called Allo and its main feature is a Google assistant that's built right in. Google says it'll be available later this summer — for free — on both iOS and Android.<p>Allo (pronounced like "Aloe" and not like "'allo, …

chatbots

6 of the most inspiring portfolios

If your design portfolio needs a bit of work, take a look at these brilliant examples to help you showcase your work in the best possible way.<p>01. …

Designing the futuristic City of Glass for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Like the 2008 original, <i>Mirror’s Edge Catalyst</i> takes place in a near-future metropolis, and stars Faith, a sort of rebellious messenger known as a runner. She uses fast reflexes and parkour-like tricks to zip around the city, delivering packages while running and jumping across rooftops. But whereas …

Ziplining

These Millennials Have Become The Top Decision Makers At IBM

A look at how IBM’s 5,000-strong “Millennial Corps” is helping the company stay relevant.<p>Supermodel Karolina Kurkova made an appearance at this year’s Met Gala in an intricately designed couture gown. The dress had two designers–one man, one machine. Fashion designer Marchesa worked alongside IBM’s …

Employment

22 Summer 2016 Books You Won’t Want To Miss

Soak up these family dramas, advice column collections and near-future hijinks.<p>This summer, in addition to the obvious 2016 warm-weather pastime of drinking watermelon water while listening to “Lemonade,” we’re looking forward to reading new books! Because, although we are big proponents of couch …

10 Stunning Modernist Homes That Melt Into The Landscape

The only things more incredible than these beautifully designed houses are their epic surroundings.<p>Architectural photographer James Silverman has traveled all over the world to capture the most stunning examples of modern homes. In his new book, <i>Infinite Space</i>, he focuses on beautifully designed …

Architecture

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

The easiest way to fight procrastination

A day doesn’t go by when the “Productivity” folder in my RSS feed doesn’t recommend some shiny new task manager/to-do-list-app/project management tool.<p>I confess I often download them with high hopes….<p>…only to delete the app a few hours later and revert back to the way I’ve always gotten things done.<p>…

Time Management

If you manage your time terribly, you’ll get more done

I’m terrible at doing what people tell me I should do, but I still get things done. I’m not sure why this is, but here is my best guess:<p><b>I manage my desires more than my time.</b><p>In high school, I never seemed to find time to do homework I didn’t want to do. It got so bad that in 1969 my high school …

Time Management

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

20 Ways Apple’s Mac Changed Everything (Other Than the Most Obvious Ones)

On January 24, 1984, at the Flint Center on De Anza College’s campus in Cupertino, California, Apple formally announced the Macintosh at its …

30 years in 33 photos: A Visual History of the Apple Mac

The Macintosh is 30 years old today. Over the next few days, we’ll be taking a look at the past and future of the Mac platform, starting off with a visual history of how the computer has evolved over the past few decades.<p>For an in-depth look at how the first Macintosh came to be, you can also check …

Why It Matters That Ellen is the First U.S. Talk Show in China

In a press release issued yesterday evening, and in the clip shown above, <i>The Ellen DeGeneres Show</i> broke new ground for an American daytime talk show, …

The Asteroid That Thought It Was a Comet

Astronomy buffs know very well that asteroids and comets are entirely different animals. The former are made mostly of rock and metal, and live in a …

Autism Cases May Drop Under New Diagnostic Criteria

A study released on Wednesday says that the new diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5 — often referred to as psychiatry’s diagnostic “bible” — could …

Why 2014 Should Be The Year We Talk About Abortion On TV

Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang on Grey's Anatomy.<p>“When you were young, abortion was a dirty word; it’s not anymore,” actress Adrienne Barbeau’s character …

Refugees in Our Own Country

When we think of people fighting for freedom, we often think internationally: Malala Yousafzai insisting on an education, Jasvinder Sanghera …

Nintendo, Like Apple, Needs to Control the Experience from Nuts to Bolts to Keep Being Nintendo

I’d been planning to hatch a longish screed about the echo chamber’s (pundits, analysts, mobile evangelists) zombie-consensus that Nintendo needs to …

How Nintendo Can Do Mobile Without Giving Up on Hardware

Let me first say that I don’t think Nintendo needs to start shoveling its back catalog onto the iPhone, as so many pundits and analysts seem to …