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Buy this magical indoor-outdoor house that disappears into the landscape

The Rosebery House by Andresen O’Gorman Architects is located just outside Brisbane, Australia<p>A true indoor-outdoor experience, if ever there were one. Designed by noted practice Andresen O’Gorman Architects in 1995, the Rosebery House sits in a secluded grove on the far side of a gully in Highgate …

Infrastructure 3.0: Building blocks for the AI revolution

By any measure, we’ve entered the age of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The confluence of massive data, cheap storage, elastic compute, and algorithmic advances, particularly in deep learning, has given rise to applications that previously were confined to the pages of science …

Artificial Intelligence

Tip: How to Stop Sucking At Pistol Squats

From basic to advanced progressions, here's how to finally nail this move without falling down.<p>Although you don't need to be able to squat a house to …

Workouts

GoPro Unveils the Fusion, a 5.2K 360° Camera with OverCapture

The GoPro Fusion is a new 360° camera that captures an immersive experience in 5.2K resolution at 30fps. It was announced by GoPro today alongside …

Canon’s New ‘Virtual Camera’ Tech is Something Straight Out of Sci-Fi

Intel isn’t the only one working on sci-fi-style virtual camera systems for things like sporting events. Canon just announced that it’s developing a …

"(not very) Deep Learning"

Tensorflow is not a unicorn, its just another tool<p>For the last year I’ve been playing around with different algorithms for playing ATARI games …

Doctors are burning out because electronic medical records are broken

Are electronic medical records largely to blame for the growing crisis of physician burnout?<p>One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is meeting new medical students every year. I invariably find myself not only impressed by their talent and intelligence, but also struck by their optimism and …

Digital Health

The 20 Most Effective Bodyweight Moves For Strong, Toned Muscles

While lifting weights is great for building muscle and helping with weight loss, don't discount the benefits of basic bodyweight moves! They often …

Exercise

We Are at the Dawn of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Still Be Able to Compete? | Inc.com

I recently appeared as a guest on Wharton Professor David Robertson's radio show, <i>Innovation Navigation</i>. David is an old pro and recently published an excellent new book on innovation, <i>The Power of Little Ideas</i>, so it was an interesting, wide ranging discussion that covered a lot of ground.<p>One of the …

Innovation

The Unnecessary Fragmentation of Design Jobs

Photo by Sanwal DeenHey there, tech designer person. Have you noticed the increasing number of vague specializations we’ve invented for …

UX Design

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California is about to find out what a truly radical climate policy looks like

California has long prided itself on being a world leader on climate change — and with good reason.<p>Within the United States, California is No. 1 (by far) in solar power and No. 3 in wind power. It boasts the third-lowest carbon dioxide emissions per capita behind New York and Vermont. Since 2000, …

Deep Learning: Definition, Resources, Comparison with Machine Learning

Solar-Powered Pipe Designed To Desalinate 1.5 Billion Gallons Of Drinking Water For California

As California faces water scarcity in the coming years, the amount of energy needed to produce water will surely increase. Luckily, designs like ‘The …

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research lab releases open source fastText on GitHub

Every day, billions of pieces of content are shared on Facebook . To keep up with the data, Facebook has been using a variety of tools to classify text. Traditional methods of classification, like deep neural networks are accurate, but have serious training requirements.<p>In an effort to classify …

Good Product Management is like Poetry

<i>This article aims at helping you build your feature release planning and organize your feedback loops in a timely efficient manner.</i><p><b>What every product</b> …

Dual Axis Solar Tracker with Online Energy Monitor

[Bruce Helsen] built this dual axis solar tracker as one of his final projects for school.As can be experimentally verified in a very short …

Arduino

BeCool Power Tech system creates energy from your home AC

In summers of the future, you may not have to choose between keeping cool and saving money — at least, not if the BeCool HVAC system makes it big. …

The Killer 8-Minute Kettlebell Workout

In a world of hollow fitness promises, getting a great workout in less than 10 minutes may seem dubious. But we can guarantee that at the end of this …

Workouts

6 assumptions that will kill your mobile app design

User interactions have evolved so rapidly during the last few years that designers can barely keep up—making it tempting to use interaction design techniques from other media (or even legacy app design) when we build mobile applications.<p>In reality, it’s important to remember that our interaction …

How to Get a Pull-up: Pulling Progressions

Some of us have always had pull-ups… usually like 8 of em since birth, if that’s the case. The rest of us, however, see “pull-ups” on the board and …

Workouts

UI in Action. 15 Animated Design Concepts of Mobile UI.

Animation in UI is a tool of great power breathing life into the process of interaction. It helps user to get fast feedback, provides opportunities …

This Cyborg Stingray Is the Coolest Thing You'll See All Day

An international team of researchers has developed an eerily realistic robotic stingray that blurs the line between animal and machine. Fueled by …

“Continuous Interval Training” Will Change the Way You Perform Cardio Forever

Do this workout, and you’ll never step on a treadmill again<p>You’ll be hard pressed to find a cardio machine that’ll give you a conditioning workout like this one. It’s called “continuous interval training,” and all you need is your bodyweight and some major willpower, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness …

How The Assembly Solves VR Gaming’s Biggest Problem

Played over 12 chapters, <i>The Assembly</i> lets you take turns playing as Cal Pearson, a veteran scientist who is investigating a secret project at the …

Three Must-Read 21st Century Sci-Fi Novels

Science fiction may be in crisis. But there are still 21st-century sci-fi novels proving the genre is a vital realm of prophecy and fresh ideas.<p>A few …

Can You Tell Which One of These Baseball Stories Was Written By a Robot?

It’s only a matter of time before robots replace all jobs, right? Well, today they’re coming for mine.<p>The Associated Press announced today it will …

The History of Barcelona, in 26 Interactive Maps

Flip through the key chapters in the city's life from 150 A.D. to 2010.<p>It’s now possible to flip through the key chapters of Barcelona’s life as a city, through the The Historic Charter of Barcelona.<p>This is a new interactive mapping project tracking the history of the capital of Spain’s Catalonia …

Urban Design

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Fig. 1 Nice overview, but laying out pattern relationships in a two dimension grid has severe limitations.<p>Fig. 2 Deep Learning Roadmap<p>Start Here →</b> …

A Roadmap To Building A Delightful Onboarding Experience For Mobile App Users

But once the user logs into the app, they’re often left alone. They start drowning instead of swimming towards their goal.<p>For users to give your app …

UX Design