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People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

There's a huge battle brewing in the car business — and the winners will own the future

Ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are also contributing to the big change by challenging the idea that you have to own a car at all.<p>With all this going on, it's easy to lose sight of a much bigger battle that's shaping up over the future of mobility — the battle over data.<p>In the good old …

Autonomous Cars

Here's why Google's Motion Stills is my new favorite iPhone app

Apple introduced Live Photos with much fanfare as one of the marquee additions to the iPhone 6S, but I've never really got much out of the feature. Even when I do take a picture that could benefit from a little movement and sound, Apple's implementation is lacking; the results are usually jerky and …

iPhone Apps

Apple Watch sequel reportedly includes cellular data

One of the biggest gripes with the now year-old Apple Watch is that it's not very useful away from your iPhone. You can keep track of a run and do a few things on WiFi, but not much more than that. However, that could all change when the sequel rolls around. <i>Wall Street Journal</i> sources hear that the …

19 A.I. experts reveal the biggest myths about robots

But if you base all your knowledge about robots and AI on movies and books, you're bound to be either terrified or disappointed whenever a new robot comes out.<p>Tech Insider asked 19 AI researchers about the biggest myths in their field. Their answers (lightly edited) are below.

Artificial Intelligence

Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2016

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is this week in Orlando. Today, David Cearley, Vice President and Gartner Fellow, released the company’s “Top Ten Strategic Technology Trends for 2016.” They emphasize the Internet of Things, and smart devices talking to each other, getting smarter and more useful as they …

Internet of Things

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Framing

The World's First 3D-Printed Titanium Rib Cage Is a Medical Marvel

It sounds like something straight out of a comic book, but after losing his sternum and part of his rib cage to cancer, a 54-year-old Spanish man …

3D Printing

10 Coolest Dog Breeds For The Man About Town

I’ve had the pleasure of owning a few dogs that have been both best friends and an amazing family companions. This got me thinking about what dogs …

Google Doodles: A 'Campfire for the Whole World'

At the Googleplex in Mountain View sits a team within the Search Features department that creates all the Google Doodles for the whole world.<p>Ever since co-founder Sergey Brin sketched out a simple Burning Man-themed reworking of the company’s logo in 1998, Doodles have become talking points for the …

Why Taking Berlin’s Transport Is Another Way to Experience the City

Berlin’s public transport system will get you anywhere faster, while providing great views and insight into the city’s robust culture.<p>As the capital of a country known for its impressive infrastructure and pioneering approach to the environment, it should come as no surprise that Berlin’s public …

The Cyclist’s Empire: A New Print of the Empire State Building Made from Bicycle Tracks | Colossal

<p>The Cyclist’s Empire is the latest cycling-inspired print from the folks over at 100 Copies who print (as you might have guessed) only 100 copies of …

Aspiring to Improve the World by Crafting a Career in Sustainable Design, Part 2: Putting Theory into Practice

<i>In this three-part mini-series, Stefanie Koehler shares her experiences in bringing a sustainability focus into her work.</i><p>Part 1: A New Way of …

UX Design

Tiny Camera Logs Your Life ... As Long as the Lighting Is Good

If you were in New York City within the past two weeks, I might have caught you on camera.<p>The Narrative Clip (previously called Memoto) is a wearable …

Stark White Geometric Animal Sculptures by Ben Foster

Kaikoura, New Zealand-based sculptor Ben Foster creates modern, inorganic renderings of animals that boast a geometric design. Each sculpture in his portfolio, whether it be a seal balancing an invisible ball, a horse standing in place, or a dog howling at the moon, blurs the lines between the real …

Art

How to Create Huge Bubbles, the Trippiest Thing You'll See Without Taking Psychedelic Drugs

When bubbles of the financial or personal dreams variety burst, it isn't a pretty sight. But when actual bubbles burst, it's completely beautiful. …

Lips

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Subway – Munich Underground Photography by Nick Frank

Subway – Architecture Photography.<p>Hard to believe that these are all subway stations. The German photographer Nick Frank is well known for his …

Apple Event Set For Oct. 22 With New iPads Widely Expected

Mark your calendars on your iPad that will probably soon be outdated.<p>Apple on Tuesday sent press invitations to an Oct. 22 event, confirming days of online speculation. It will be Apple's first event since Sept. 10, when it unveiled the iPhone 5S and 5C.<p>The event will be held at the Yerba Buena …

Forget Terabit networks; new multicore fibers could signal the Petabit age

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Some interesting experiments in fiber optics could dramatically improve the data rates of our backbone internet networks. …

Free Icon Set (Photoshop, Illustrator, Webfont) by Amit Jakhu

Free Simple Icons.<p>This icon set was originally created by Amit Jakhu for his personal use. It’s very generous of him that he now releases the …

AppSeed Transforms Your Sketches Into App Prototypes

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.30.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>AppSeed is an app that turns your sketches …

Why Apple Bought Cue (Hint: To Build You a Better iWatch)

Apple bought the Google Now-like app Cue this week. The reason has a lot to do with Apple’s strategy to out-Google Google in the coming war over wearable, and also the future of mobile.<p>Here’s why the Cue acquisition is really going to matter.<p>Cue was founded by CEO Daniel Gross and and co-founder …

Apple Will Hold Fall iPad Event on October 22

Apple has a couple more new products to announce before the year is out, and it plans to unveil them in a few weeks time.<p>People familiar with Apple’s …

Businessweek interview with Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi - The Fox Is Black

Last week saw the release of this interview with Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi over on Businessweek, giving some insight into two of the main men …

Paper iPad app brings digital sketches back to print with Moleskine 'Book' partnership

From Paper to paper, developer FiftyThree's CEO Georg Petschnigg says 'what print is really good for is that it's a scarce resource'<p>More than 8m people have downloaded US startup FiftyThree's Paper app for iPad since its release in March 2012. Designed as a tool for creating and sharing sketches, …