Jakub Pietkiewicz

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Architizer Relaunches To Connect Architects With Other Architects, And Brands, And Clients Too!

For 100 years or more, architects have relied on the massive catalog sitting on their desk to find the right products to use in their projects — this brand of glass, or that brand of toilet. That catalog had a monopoly on the market for a century, but with the birth of the internet, that catalog …

Three Reasons Samsung’s Developer Conference Is A Good Idea, One It’s Not

Google, of course, has a developers conference of its own–Google I/O. Apple, famously, has its own developers conference, WWDC, that is one of the …

Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help of a little adapter and an innovative app, you can use it to augment your camera, opening doors to a range of new shooting options and flexibility.<p>It's all thanks to the ever-useful USB On-the-Go …

Google’s Stock Price Opens At All-Time High Ahead Of Q2 2013 Earnings Release Later This Week

Google shares are on fire. Since June 24, 2013, shares have jumped 7.32 percent to reach an all-time high price of 926.47 shortly after the NASDAQ opened. As earnings are coming up on Thursday, expectations are now pretty high. After a mixed Q1 2013, the company could beat analyst expectations on …

Apple gearing up iPhone 5S for output this month, analyst says

Apple is gearing up to start iPhone 5S production later this month as part of a plan to make 15 million of the devices, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said in a note Monday morning.<p>The latest speculation about the iPhone 5S -- which remains the fodder of rumor and expectation, as Apple has kept mum …

Now It’s Spotify’s Turn to Get Attacked by Rock Stars

It’s the middle of July. So it’s your turn in the spanking machine, Spotify.<p>Last month, Pandora took the paddling, when a series of music acts …

New Apple TV service would reportedly include ad-skipping technology

Rumors have circulated about a future Apple TV that goes beyond what the company's current set-top box offers for years. While most of that speculation has focused on a full-on TV set, we're hearing some rumblings now about what the user experience might be like. According to former <i>Wall Street</i> …

Microsoft's Surface team hard at work on smartwatch prototype

Microsoft has decided that smartwatch production should fall under the auspices of the Surface team, The Verge reported on Monday, citing people who are familiar with Microsoft's plans. The Xbox accessories team previously was developing a prototype that would come with a heart rate monitor, The …

Best 2013 NBA Free Agents Still Available at Every Position

Not every team can get the top guy on their list. Just ask the Dallas Mavericks.<p>Now that the free-agency dust has settled, what's left available for teams isn't quite as enticing as before, but holes have to be plugged and the show must go on.<p>It's not all doom and gloom, however, because there are …

Amnesty Fever: Who Will Survive the Last Days of the CBA Provision?

As ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reminded us this week, the league is running out of players eligible for the amnesty provision — that sexy and often …

Video: Take a tour of the future of home automation via Google Glass

Revolv, a connected home startup that used to be known as Mobiplug, has shown off a video of one of its engineers using Google Glass(s GOOG) to …

Cosmochemist discovers potential solution to meteorite mystery

Chondrules may have formed from high-pressure collisions in early solar system.<p>A normally staid University of Chicago scientist has stunned many of …

The Future Of Flight: 3-D Printed Planes

NASA, Boeing, and others are using 3-D printed parts in their aircraft. Next up? A printable private jet.<p>Last fall, GE Aviation quietly purchased two small 3-D–printing companies, Morris Technology and Rapid Quality Manufacturing, and in doing so made a loud statement: 3-D printing will shape the …

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections and after an operation to remove fluid …

3-D Printing Shapes In Liquid Metal

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed techniques to 3-D print liquid metal at room temperature.<p>Exploring the limits of novel 3-D printing technology, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a way to build microstructures out of liquid.<p>Creating …

After proving Mars was once habitable, NASA’s next rover will search for what lived there

NASA’s next Mars rover will likely look very similar to Curiosity — the rover that landed on Mars last year and found that the red planet once had …

There's Alien Gas Flowing Through New York City's Subways

No need to fear, though: it's an experiment to see exactly how gases are dispersed through the hundreds of miles of New York City subway tunnels.<p>Starting today, New York City authorities will be releasing perfluorocarbon gas into several subway stops, some above and some below ground. Sounds scary, …

Antimatter Particles Detected Erupting From Solar Flares

Some weird stuff up there<p>In the surge of energy of solar flares, physicists have now detected antimatter particles streaming away from the sun.<p>Researchers already knew that the reactions that fuel the sun create antimatter particles called positrons, among other particles. However, this is the …

Killing time with lasers: new atomic clock could 'redefine the second'

A laser-based atomic clock may soon change the way we measure time. A team of physicists led by Jerome Lodewyck of the Paris Observatory has successfully demonstrated that their optical lattice clock is accurate to within one second every 300 million years, providing the precision needed for it to …

RIP Google Reader — and all other now-dead Google projects (infographic)

Google Reader is dead. Long live Google Reader.<p>Google Reader dies this weekend, but it’s just the latest in a long list of Google products that have met their ignominious end on Google CEO Larry Page’s chopping block.<p>Reader, iGoogle, Google Talk, Google Health, Knol, Picnik, Buzz, Aardvark, …

Microsoft teases Windows 8 apps on Xbox One, says devs get a 'head start' by building now

Microsoft's Build developers conference in San Francisco has mainly focused on Windows 8.1 so far, but the company spent a few minutes talking about the future Xbox One development platform on Thursday. Steve Guggenheimer, vice president of Microsoft's Developer and Platform Evangelism group, …

Microsoft anticipates 7-inch, 7.5-inch, and 10.6-inch Windows 8 tablets at super high resolutions

Leading up to Microsoft's Build developer conference there were a number of rumors related to a possible Surface announcement. Now that both keynotes are over it's clear there's no new 7- or 8-inch Surface tablet or a refreshed Haswell Surface Pro. However, Microsoft appears to be dropping some …

How much will Apple's new Mac Pro cost?

Perhaps more mysterious than the stealthy look of Apple's upcoming Mac Pro desktop is its price tag, which has yet to be announced.<p>Apple detailed some of the specs, and even showed off prerelease versions of the hardware to attendees at its annual developers conference earlier this month, but there …

WSJ: Google Is Building An Android Game Console And Smartwatch

Google may be working on an Android-based game console, smartwatch, and an updated version of the Nexus Q, if reports are to be believed. According to the Wall Street Journal (paywall), the Mountain View-based company is looking to develop these products as a means to combat anything Apple has been …

NSA collected Americans' email records in bulk for two years under Obama

The Obama administration for more than two years permitted the National Security Agency to continue collecting vast amounts of records detailing the …