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The dribbblisation of design

There are divergent things happening in the product and interaction design community.<p>On one hand, we have some amazing pieces of writing from the …

UX Design

How I Went From 0 to $50k on the App Store(s)

I've been meaning to write this post for awhile and I got the push I needed with this 10k Bootstrap Challenge on HN today. It reminded me of my start …

Apple looking to hire engineers with solar experience to work on mobile devices

<b>Update:</b> Apple has removed the job listing from its website, but we grabbed a screenshot below.<p>Apple appears to be investigating the use of thin film solar technology for future mobile products with a new job listing on the company’s website looking to hire an engineer with experience in the solar …

Reflecting on mirror neurons

<i>Chapter 11 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: Mirror neurons are cells that fire during both the execution and observation of a specific action. They have been linked to …

Leaked press shots show Sony’s upcoming 20.2MP, Carl Zeiss camera lens attachment for iPhone & Android

Last month a report from often reliable sources claimed that Sony was readying a new Carl Zeiss camera lens with a 20.2 MP sensor that would attach onto a smartphone and connect over WiFi or NFC. Today, SonyAlphaRumors is back with more details on the new products and this time has high-quality …

Mac Gems: Get control of your Mac's desktop with Desktop Groups

<i>Editor’s note: The following review is part of Macworld’s GemFest 2013. Every day (except Sunday) from mid-July until late September, the Macworld</i> …

Apple’s secretive Boston office working on Siri’s speech recognition; perhaps a Nuance replacement?

For a few months, Apple has maintained a secretive office near the MIT campus. Now, Xconomy reports the company has been hiring notable speech recognition talent to use the location as a speech recognition research office.<p>Apple has assembled a small team of notable names in speech technology and is …

Apple's TV ad-skipping proposition: If you can't beat 'em, pay 'em

TV ads: They’re loud, they’re intrusive, and, in this age of on-demand streaming from Netflix and its competitors, they’re increasingly …

OS X Mavericks’ Timer Coalescing boosts MacBook battery life – a lot – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

“Of the many advanced technologies being introduced in OS X Mavericks, one of the most useful for Mac laptop users is Timer Coalescing,” Peter Cohen …

New Camera Sensor 1000x More Sensitive Than Current Sensors

Researchers at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a graphene image sensor one thousand times more sensitive to anything …

Viewpoint: Mars - what we've learnt in five years

Read Dr Tom Pike's Phoenix mission blog<p><b>On 25 May, it will be five years since Nasa's robotic spacecraft Phoenix touched down in the Martian "arctic". Here, Dr Tom Pike, one of the mission scientists on Phoenix, explains what we've learnt about the Red Planet in that time.</b><p>I'm tightly sandwiched …

Not-Found

Deriving maximum value from your cloud strategy<p>More than just porting your infrastructure to the cloud, CapTech brings architects and developers, …

Why Johnathan Ive won’t be removing skeuomorphism from iOS 7 – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

“In the echo chamber of the blogosphere, it has become accepted wisdom that Jonathan Ive will be stripping all the skeuomorphisms from iOS 7, in …

Come on, get happy, crank up the music

<b>U. MISSOURI (US) —</b> You really can convince yourself to be happier, especially if you’re listening to an upbeat song while doing so.<p>“Our work provides …

Happiness

Independent midwives – and home births – are under threat

I was accused on national radio last week of risking my son's life by giving birth at home. I had been talking on the BBC's Woman's Hour about the …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Five overlooked abilities of the Finder's Path Bar

When you’re working in a deeply nested folder (a folder within a folder within…), the Finder provides several options for moving back up through the …

Federal institute for mental health abandons controversial 'bible' of psychiatry

In a surprising move, the US government institute responsible for overseeing mental health research is distancing itself from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. The DSM has, for several decades, been perceived as the "bible" that delegates how psychiatric illnesses …

Scientists Seek To Take The Measure of Antimatter

In 2011, researchers at CERN found a way to trap and hold particles of antihydrogen for about 15 minutes at a time. Jeffrey Hangst, spokesman for the ALPHA project at CERN, describes how scientists are trying to measure basic properties of the particles, such as their mass.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, …

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Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

APOD: Milky Way and Stone Tree (2013 Apr 29) Image Credit & Copyright: Daniel López (El Cielo de Canarias) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130429.html Explanation: What's that next to the Milky Way? An unusual natural rock formation known as Roque Cinchado or Stone Tree found on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife. A famous icon, Roque Cinchado is likely a dense plug of cooled volcanic magma that remains after softer surrounding rock eroded away. Majestically, the central band of our Milky Way Galaxy is visible arcing across the right of the above seven image panoramic mosaic taken during the summer of 2010. On the far right is the Teide volcano complete with a lenticular cloud hovering near its peak. http://www.elcielodecanarias.com/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=130429 Starship Asterisk* • On This Day in APOD http://asterisk.apod.com/view_retro.php?date=0429

Gene therapy: 'Heart-healing virus' trial starts

<b>Patients in the UK have been enrolled into a trial to see if an engineered virus can be used to heal their damaged and struggling hearts.</b><p>The trial will use a virus to introduce genetic material into heart muscle to reverse the organ's decline.<p>The British Heart Foundation said the idea had "great …

He Helped Discover Evolution, And Then Became Extinct

Ask most folks who came up with the theory of evolution, and they'll tell you it was Charles Darwin.<p>In fact, Alfred Russel Wallace, another British naturalist, was a co-discoverer of the theory — though Darwin has gotten most of the credit. Wallace died 100 years ago this year.<p>Wallace developed …

DNA's twist to the right is not to be meddled with, so let's lose the lefties

Try this now: point your index finger and turn it clockwise while moving your arm forward. What you are doing is depicting the right-handed screw of …

Science | WIRED

Science<p>Bill Nye, Neil DeGrasse Tyson and More Answer Science Questions from Twitter | Tech Support<p>Bill Nye, James Cameron, Ken Jeong, Neil DeGrasse …

What Is Time? One Physicist Hunts for the Ultimate Theory

SAN DIEGO – One way to get noticed as a scientist is to tackle a really difficult problem. Physicist Sean Carroll has become a bit of a rock star in …

Closest Star System Discovered Since 1916

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has discovered a pair of stars that has taken over the title for the third-closest star system to …

Milky Way over Crater Lake

Crater Lake in Oregon is famous for the clarity and blue color of its water. But it’s also a beautiful place to go stargazing.<p>Ben Coffman Photography …

Astronomy

First He Invented The Phone. Then, Bell Left A Voice Message

As the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell is credited with bringing countless voices to our ears. And now, for the first time, here he is imploring us to hear his own voice:<p>"Hear my voice. Alexander Graham Bell."<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>The sound is scratchy. You have to strain to decipher …