Jeff Yanick

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Being David Bowie: Why game developers need to be more like Ziggy Stardust

<i>Consider the fifty-year career of David Bowie.</i><p><i>Throughout his life, Bowie has continually reinvented himself, from year to year, from album to album. His music and image changed radically over that time, but his fans stayed loyal to him, following both the excitement of his continual self-renewal,</i> …

LG Display unveils flexible TV panel that can be rolled up to 3cm

The display tech company comes out with two new 18-inch television panels, one extremely bendy and another virtually transparent.<p>LG Display has come up with a new flexible TV panel that people can roll up just like a newspaper.<p>The South Korean company on Thursday unveiled two 18-inch OLED panels -- …

Televisions

Experimental Photography by Xiao Yang

Love Letter, an experimental photo series.<p>Xiao Yang is a Beijing, China based photographer with a preference for night photography, light painting, …

Photography

Hypnotic Photo Series Shows Human Forms Emerging from Colorful Swirls of Paint

Artist Chris Slabber plunges deep into dreamlike imagery as well as surrealism in his collection called <i>Destruction/Creation</i>, a series of what the …

A Journal to Capture Memories of Your Favorites Spaces

As humans, we visit thousands of places and spaces in our lifetime and sometimes it’s nice to remember them – whether it’s for the memories that that …

How Sony is trying to keep its edge with indie game developers (interview)

Sony announced last week it has more than 100 games coming from indie game developers for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita consoles.<p>Adam Boyes, the vice president of publisher and developer relations at Sony’s U.S. game division, said that these are just part of a wave of efforts coming from …

Capture 360-Degree HD Video With This Tiny UFO-Style Camera

Tools like Google Street View and even Apple's iPhone allow you to view the world as captured in panoramic photos, but a new camera called Centr …

Why Is My PlayStation Pushing Indie Games? Ask Adam Boyes. (Q&A)

The PlayStation VP of developer and publisher relations talks about how indies get noticed and why he got kicked out of his hotel room at GDC.<p>Look at the top-10 charts for retail game sales released by the NPD Group each month, and you’ll see a lot of familiar names: Activision. Ubisoft. EA. Warner …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Study links DDT exposure to Alzheimer's disease

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Alzheimer's Disease

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Growing food in population centres would increase yields, cut transport costs and overcome limited land area<p>Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

How an Underappreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.<p>It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework. The app was developed by the crowdsourced connectivity provider Open Garden and this is their …

Why bendable electronics could be the future of the internet of things

When the first Harry Potter movie came out in 2001 the idea of the Daily Prophet, a newspaper that contains moving pictures, qualified as magic. A Kickstarter campaign by Ynvisible, a Lisbon-based technology firm, is bringing that magic to life with its displays, held together with paper-thin …

Arduino

These Forced Perspective Images of a Miniature Town Will Simply Amaze You

Artists have always been aware of the fact that perspective, when utilized creatively, can be used to produce some stunning results. When a model …

Codecademy Moves To Be A One-Stop-Shop For Programming Education

Since its launch two years ago Codecademy has become synonymous with online education for basic computer programming.<p>In that time, the company says it’s learned a few things itself and today launched a newly redesigned website with an enhanced framework for teaching more than just the nuts and …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Photog Creates Unique Save-the-Dates by Mimicking Popular Movie Posters

What started as soon-to-be-wed couple’s idea to recreate a single movie poster quickly turned into a creative collection of awesome save-the-dates …

Walkthrough: How to Create a DIY Studio On a Budget

In a perfect world, we’d all have the studio of our dreams, and it would be filled with all of the best of gear. Unfortunately, we don’t live in such …

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …