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Confide Introducing New 'ScreenShield' SDK That Will Allow Developers to 'Screenshot-Proof' Their Apps

Private and secure messaging app Confide is gaining an interesting new feature that will successfully prevent its users from taking a screenshot within the app, and the team behind Confide is also planning to release the anti-screenshot technology as an SDK that can be used by other app …

Apps

What's next in 3D printing

Just like his beloved grandfather, Avi Reichental is a maker of things. The difference is, now he can use 3D printers to make almost anything, out of …

3D Printing

Have Designers Lost Control Of Design?

Design is everywhere and more influential than ever. But that power has come at a cost, says designer and technologist Matt Webb.<p>Do designers have an ethical responsibility toward their users? It’s a question that designers struggle with, as the products and interfaces they help bring into the …

The science behind why you can’t put down your phone

If you’ve ever played Candy Crush for three hours, don’t worry, you’re not completely to blame.<p>The developers and designers behind every popular app intentionally design them to be “addicting.” The endless scrolling, 24/7 sharing, and constant notification checking are all actions that were planned …

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer.<p>Everyday …

JavaScript

Ada is an AI-powered doctor app and telemedicine service

Ada, a London and Berlin-based health tech startup, sees its official U.K. push today, and in doing so joins a number of other European startups attempting to market something akin to an AI-powered ‘doctor’.<p>The company’s mobile offering bills itself as a “personal health companion and telemedicine …

Artificial Intelligence

Selfies, yes selfies, could help diagnose rare genetic disease

Could diagnosing rare genetic disorders one day be as simple as snapping a picture with a smartphone? That's what a new study suggests.<p>Researchers with the National Institutes of Health's National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) successfully used facial recognition software similar to that …

Genetics

IDG Contributor Network: How deep learning is transforming healthcare

Deep learning has been used to transform artificial intelligence (AI) development, whether it is from beating players in games like Go or poker to …

Workplace Genetic Testing Isn't Just Unethical, It's Scientifically Unsound

A House bill would allow penalties for refusing to provide DNA results.<p>In 2008, Congress passed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act to prevent employers and insurance companies from discriminating against Americans based on their medical records.<p>Now a House committee is taking steps to …

The Next Pseudoscience Health Craze Is All About Genetics

Recently, Vitaliy Husar received results from a DNA screening that changed his life. It wasn’t a gene that suggested a high likelihood of cancer or a …

Genetics

How To Write Your Own UX Plan

Last month, I wrote about how our team started raising the bar of our user experience design efforts over the last two years. From those efforts, we …

Habit sends you meals based on your unique DNA profile

In a world where new meal subscription services are popping up every day, is there really room for one more?<p>That’s a tough one to answer, but Habit is unlike any of the others and when it launches nationally later this year/early next year, it’s certainly worth your consideration.<p>What is it?<p>Habit …

Beat the winter blues with these life-changing light therapy lamps

Millions of people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. While SAD can …

Interaction Design Toolbox with Dario Buzzini | The Specializing Master in Service Design - Politecnico di Milano

How interaction designer can create service and experience that are engaging for different stakeholder? During the next pill with Dario Buzzini, …

These Startups Will Pay You For Your DNA

Patients usually don’t earn any money when they contribute to scientific discoveries and therapies. Some genetics startups want to change that.<p>There’s no shortage of companies that you can pay to test your DNA. But now there’s a twist — some companies will pay you for your DNA.<p>Genos, which …

(Case Studies) UX design and Prototyping| Indigo Studio

Fast Prototyping for Customer Success: How David Ismailov of HPE Software is making an impact with UX Design<p>Software customers today don’t just want …

These 5 major UI mistakes will kill your app

Abusing fonts, inconsistent design, and other big no-nos.The post These 5 major UI mistakes will kill your app appeared first on InVision Blog.

25 Best JavaScript Libraries For 2017

JavaScript libraries are an incredibly useful tool for any designer or developer to be familiar with. They can add some super powerful functionality …

JavaScript

The Current State of Adaptive Design

I dream of the day where I design an interface using systematic logic and never again have to push individual objects around different sized …

IBM's Watson supercomputer discovers 5 new genes linked to ALS

IBM Watson is known for its work in identifying cancer treatments and beating contestants on <i>Jeopardy!</i> But now the computing system has expertise in a …

This Company Uses Your DNA to Provide the Most Personalized Meal Plans Yet

’Tis the season to work up an appetite for your fave chocolate desserts. But if you’re like us, one of the aftereffects of those holiday meals is the need to search for a fab way to get back on track and feeling healthy. In addition to hitting the gym, meal planning can be a great way to fuel up …

(VIDEO Review) Mars Veterinary Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification DNA Test Kit

(VIDEO Review) Mars Veterinary Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification DNA Test Kit<p>With a simple cheek swab, you can uncover DNA-based insights that …

I've taken AncestryDNA and 23andMe genetics tests — here's what I tell people when they ask me which one is best

I've sent my spit off for more genetics tests than I can count.<p>Each one I've tried so far has offered a different experience, a different approach to how they present the data, or what information they provide — whether it's my great-grand relative or how much Neanderthal DNA I have.<p>Every so often …

Why Genetics Are Key to Understanding New Ways of Teaching and Learning

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Salman Rushdie recently caused controversy by bemoaning the lack …

23andMe has discovered hundreds of genetic links to traits, and much more is coming

Send in your spit and take a few surveys, and you'll get an idea of how much more is coming.<p>Since launching in 2006, 23andMe has collected and analyzed DNA samples from 1.2-million customers, with the majority allowing their data to be used in research. Although facing controversy over (past) FDA …

23andMe reportedly no longer working on next-gen sequencing

23andMe won’t continue with next-generation DNA sequencing and has reportedly laid off the lab working on the project.<p>About half-a-dozen workers were laid off from the Salt Lake City, Utah-based lab, according to BuzzFeed, which first reported the news. By our own count based on LinkedIn, at least …

Nextgen

Baidu releases Melody, a medical assistant chatbot to keep physicians humming

Chatbots had a rough start to 2016, with Microsoft’s Tay morphing from an AI sweetheart into a racist, sexist Holocaust-denier within a day.<p>But these …

Having Fun With Tomorrow’s CSS: Backdrop Filters

In this tutorial we will look into an emerging CSS toy going by the name of Backdrop Filter.The backdrop-filter proposal is heavily influenced by the …

Obesity genes probably didn't evolve to help us survive famine

Genes that helped our ancestors store fat in times of famine may have been useful, but whether they cursed future generations with a predisposition …

Genetics

If you’re black, DNA ancestry results can reveal an awkward truth

Nikiah Washington live-streamed the unboxing of her Ancestry.com DNA testing kit as one of her young sons might a new toy, complete with all of the …