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Animated Typographic Architecture Is A Design Nerd’s Dream

Elaborate typography + fantasy architecture + GIFs + clever logo design = German creative firm Deepblue Networks latest promotional campaign and a design nerd’s complete breakfast. The firm collaborated with illustrator and graphic designer Florian Schommer of Hamburg-based Kjosk Collective to …

Documentary Criticizing Government's Environmental Policy Goes Viral in China

A film criticizing Beijing's pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now appears to be acknowledging its failures to implement reforms.<p>On Saturday, Chai Jing, a former television journalist from China, released a feature-length documentary film that, unusually for China, …

Communist Party

Yale computer science students say the school has 'ceded the battle' to Harvard and Stanford

The petition follows a nearly identical letter released in February by a group of Yale CS graduate students; 25 of the department's 33 students signed the original letter. The new petition — which can only be signed by Yale students and alumni — generated nearly 500 signatures by Monday …

College & University

Court sets legal precedent with evidence from Fitbit health tracker

A Canadian law firm will use data from a Fitbit fitness tracker for the first time in court as an objective measure of activity.<p>The data will be provided by the plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit in an effort to show life-affecting reduced activity post injury. But the case has implications for …

Editing Google's search results would damage free speech, judge rules

Google search results have been declared part of free speech by a San Francisco court, dismissing a lawsuit by a disgruntled news site<p>A San Francisco court declared that Google can arrange its search results however it likes, in stark contrast to the decision of European regulators.<p>Judge Ernest …

Aussie Architects Want To Build A Surf Park In Melbourne That Floats In The Ocean

Australia is home to some of the best surfing in the world, but at least a few surfer-slash-designers aren't content to leave their city to find …

История операционных систем Apple. Часть 1. Дографическая эпоха

Начинаю перевод весьма основательного труда Амита Сингха по истории операционных систем Apple. Часть картинок добавлена при переводе для наглядности. …

CHART OF THE DAY: Technology Platforms With A Billion Users

Here's a cool, if a bit overwhelming, chart from Horace Dediu at Asymco.<p>It tracks which platforms have hit a billion users. Windows was first, then Facebook, then Android, and iOS should hit 1 billion in the next year or so, says Dediu.<p>Android hit the milestone faster than any other platform, …

Tech Industry

Grand Theft Auto V shows why the games industry needs to go the way of the music industry

Rockstar Games<p>Grand Theft Auto V, the fifth in a series of joyously violent games in which players control crime syndicates and wreak havoc upon cities, is among the most eagerly anticipated games ever released. It went on sale today and is expected to rake in $1.6 billion in sales in its first …

Grand Theft Auto

Джефф Дин из компании Google — это Чак Норрис нашего времени

<i>«Джефф Дин компилирует и запускает свой код перед коммитом, но только чтобы проверить на баги компилятор и CPU»</i>, — вот один из множества шуточных …

Плюсы и минусы различных подходов обеспечения анонимности в сети

В последние дни было много разговоров про существование тотальной слежки американских спецслужб. Не говоря уже о том, что многие известные сервисы …

Методы анонимности в сети. Часть 1. Просто о сложном

<i>«Бывают наивны, как малые дети,<br>Те, кто верит в анонимность в интернете».<br>М. Сандомирский</i><p>Привет, хабраюзеры!<p>Эту статью меня заставили написать …

Пять ошибок избирательной кампании Алексея Навального

Бросив вызов Сергею Собянину, оппозиционер пока не смог сформулировать проблемы, действительно важные для избирателей<p>Чтобы не было вопросов, хочу …

И еще один пост про Flat Design, или почему все «кинулись» делать плоские интерфейсы

<b>«Все просто», или краткий пересказ длинной истории с пропусками некоторых важных фактов и обстоятельств</b><p>В какой-то момент мне казалось, что не …

Мобильная типографика

При разработке дизайна необходимо учитывать корректность его отображения не только на больших экранах, но и на мобильных устройствах. И в первую …

How Dropbox Scaled From 2,000 to 200 Million Users

When Dropbox launched to the public in 2008, the service grew seemingly overnight from just a few thousand users to hundreds of thousands — and then …