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Awesome Motion Design Titles for Playgrounds Sessions

Peter van de Riet shared a beautiful motion design project for Playgrounds Sessions. They created this playful title animation of negative space …

Graphic Design

Can we get an apology? Two big MacBook fails that Apple should fix at WWDC

Apple is no stranger to controversy, but the missteps on the latest MacBook Pro design go beyond the standard fare.<p>WWDC is just around the corner, …

Apple

The Sensel Morph trackpad is a digital creative's dream

Our computers have become indispensable creation tools, but let's face it: The decades-old keyboard-and-mouse combo aren't the best way to edit video, draw or play music. That's where the Sensel Morph comes in. It's a pressure-sensitive touchpad that lets you swap in multiple overlays and instantly …

Gear & Gadgets

Beautiful Visual Identity for Adobe Live

Chris Kelly and Colin Trenter shared a beautiful visual identity project for Adobe. It was for the opening sequence for Adobe Live and as you can see …

Graphic Design

world's first 3D-printed concrete houses to be built in eindhoven, the netherlands

jun 11, 2018<p>west has declared that he is looking for 'architects and industrial designers who want to make the world better'.<p>west has declared that …

Architecture

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

The Makyu FormBox Will Make a Mold Out of Nearly Anything

Unlike the ever-nascent category of consumer-priced 3D printers, vacuum forming has a long and established history, with casting and moulding …

Web Design: Super Stylish Free Template

I remember when I started my design career in Brazil in the 90s and one of the biggest challenges, if not the biggest was to find good resources. …

Pablo Escobar’s brother has launched his own cryptocurrency: Diet Bitcoin

The blockchain space is truly full of surprises. It appears that Roberto Escobar, the biological brother of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar, has launched his own cryptocurrency: Diet Bitcoin (DDX).<p>A hard fork of the Bitcoin network, the new currency promises to offer a faster and lighter …

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

Hands-on with Oculus Go: Comfy, wireless VR

Oculus Go might be the virtual reality industry's best chance at pushing the medium into the mainstream. Tethered VR devices are unwieldy and generally require a beefy PC rig to run properly; mobile headsets offer a taste of what full, immersive VR has to offer, but they're limited by smartphone …

One of the greatest mysteries surrounding Prince has been solved

When the public was informed of Prince’s untimely death, people immediately took to sharing videos of their favorite live performances to showcase …

She Was Told 'No' 100 Times. Now This 30-Year-Old Female Founder Runs a $1 Billion Business.

Melanie Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of popular design platform Canva, and her team are constantly chasing big goals.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their</i> …

Tom Dixon Adds New Ranges and Colors to the SUPER TEXTURE Textiles Collection

Launched at this year’s Maison et Objet, the latest additions to the SUPER TEXTURE collection by Tom Dixon includes a variety of new weaves, knits …

Roland TR-8S: Neue Drummachine von Fans der 808, 909 und Co.

Die beliebte Drummachine Roland TR-8 bekommt einen Nachfolger. Die Roland TR-8S bietet wie die TR-8 auch alle legendären Sounds der 808 und 909, dazu gibt es aber auch die Kits 707, 727 und 606. Darüber hinaus gibt es erstmalig die Möglichkeit Samples via SD-Karte zu laden. Sonst ist beim Design …

Roland

Mit Dynamic Projection Mapping in die "Post Reality"

Seitdem Forscher des <i>Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory</i> an der Universität Tokio vor zwei Jahren mit ihrem <i>DynaFlash</i>-System den Startschuss fürs <i>Dynamic Projection Mapping</i> gaben, also präzise Projektionen auf bewegliche und auch dehnbare Objekte, hat es die Technik schon auf die ganz große Popbühne gebracht …

Digital

What You Should Know About Affordable SEO Services

The Internet is one of the most powerful tools that businesses can utilize. Out of all the capabilities of the Internet, search engine optimization …

A New Backpack Is Blowing Up On Kickstarter -- Here's Why

Backpacks are the divas of the luggage world. One might work as a daypack but won’t carry enough for a three-day business trip. Another is perfect for work but way too small or formal for the gym. I have a sleek pack that nicely fits one laptop but heaven forbid I need it to accommodate a water …

Crowd Funding

'Assassin's Creed Origins' virtual tours can actually teach history

The <i>Assassin's Creed</i> series is known for its vast and richly detailed historical environments, and well... lots of murder. What you might not realize is just how much work goes into making these virtual windows into the past somewhat realistic. That's something Ubisoft is aiming to highlight with</i> …

Assassin's Creed

Porsche stellt Oldtimer-Ersatzteile per 3D-Druck her

Ersatzteile für Oldtimer sind ein Dauerbrennerthema für jeden stolzen Besitzer alter Vehikel, daher ist es wohl nur konsequent, wenn Porsche nun beginnt, Teile per 3D-Druck nachzufertigen. Als Beispiel führt die Firma die Kupplung des besonders seltenen <i>Porsche 959</i> an, die jüngst schichtweise durch …

Need labels for your product? A new logo? A new website? Have AI design them

As we’re sliding into 2018, it’s safe to say AI-powered machines can do just about anything. They can detect breast cancer. Paint a new Rembrandt. Even tell us if there’s fresh coffee in the kitchen.<p>So it was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence found its way into design. Last year, …

Machine Learning

Jetzt auch in Deutschland: Microsofts Surface Book 2 mit 15-Zoll-Bildschirm

Das Surface Book 2 hat im Test unserer US-Kollegen sehr gute Noten bekommen: Viel Licht, wenig Schatten, hoher Preis - das 15-Zoll-Modell solle sogar komplett mit einem MacBook Pro mithalten können. Wem genau das Kaufmotivation ist, kann sich jetzt freuen: Das große Modell ist ab Donnerstag auch in …

More than 2,000 WordPress websites are infected with a keylogger

Malicious script logs passwords and just about anything else admins or visitors type.<p>More than 2,000 websites running the open source WordPress …

Web Design

Programmers use TensorFlow AI to turn any webcam into Microsoft Kinect

A pair of AI developers turned a $10 webcam into a motion-tracking system. It’s like a DIY Kinect with a Google brain. And best of all they named it Skeletron.<p>The project, a collaboration between Or Fleisher and Dror Ayalon, was developed using TensorFlow, an open source AI platform created by …

Tobii proves that eye tracking is VR's next killer feature

There are plenty of ways virtual reality headsets could get better. They could offer higher-resolution screens (like the new Vive Pro), a wider field of view and improved built-in tracking sensors. But another feature might be even more essential: eye tracking. It's not a new concept -- we've been …

Tetra: Tisch-Spülmaschine ist Dampfgarer und Sterilisator

Hier kommt noch ein seltsamer Schrumpf-Hybrid: Die Tischspülmaschine <i>Tetra</i>, die von der Design-Agentur Frog für Single-Haushalte konzipiert wurde, ohne Wasseranschlüsse auskommt und auch als Dampfgarer oder Sterilisator dienen kann. Warum das Gerät vernetzt ist, bleibt derweil schleierhaft, …

Michelin 3D-Printed Concept Tire Treads Boldly Forward

The Michelin VISION is a blue, bio-sourced, and biodegradable 3D printed tire that looks like it rolled off the set of <i>Avatar</i>. But what the spongy …

4 easy ways solopreneurs can spar with big businesses

‘Solopreneurship’ has seen quite an evolution in recent years. Platforms like <i>Upwork</i> and <i>Freelancer.com</i> have made it incredibly easy to find projects of shapes and sizes. The expansion of the freelance economy has led more and more people to give themselves the title of ‘self-employed.’<p><i>“The gig</i> …