Kaz Miyata

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50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows - Dwell

While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of their homes during harsh summers or winters. Here are some outstanding modern window setups that may give you some ideas on how you can …

Architecture

California says your cell phone could possibly be dangerous

We love and enjoy using our mobile phones. For years, people have talked about the negative effects of using cellphones; specifically regarding …

Memory Loss

Hordes of Plastic Bags Photographed to Resemble Flocks of Birds

For <i>Murmurations: Ephemeral Plastic Sculptures</i>, Paris-based photographer Alain Delorme constructs foreboding hordes of winged creatures that upon …

Birds

Pool, deck, eco-friendly: This is the typical Australian home

Australians are a society of fixers, builders, painters, remodellers. We are obsessed with home renovation and our pads.<p>In case you couldn't tell …

Ceramic "3D Crafts": A Delicate Fusion of 3D Printing and Craftsmanship | 3D Printing Blog

<b>It will never match the warmth of a hand-made product: this is one of the myths about 3D Printing. But now with the introduction of “3D Crafts,” a</b> …

3D Printing

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an internationally …

S U M M I T

Quick Concept Sketching using SketchUp and Photoshop

Exploring further workflows in Architectural Visualization, SketchUpArtists would like to present a NPR (Non-Photorealistic) rendering approach …

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

More Tips on How to Take Sharp Photos

OK, now. Here’s part two of my series on how to take sharp photos – with more tips on keeping your camera steady.<p>“Boscastle” captured by Irek Kimak …

These get me every time

Stop Wasting Filament! Autodesk's 'Project Miller' Utility Offers 3D Print Simulation and Previews

With everything from 3D print fail blogs to in-depth tutorials on how to avoid various 3D printing pitfalls, it was only a matter time before we saw …

Banksy in NYC

At the beginning of October, the famous street artist known as Banksy announced an upcoming "residency" on the streets of New York City, titled "Better Out Than In". Nearly every day this month, Banksy's website announced the appearance of a new piece somewhere in New York's five boroughs. New …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

Aging Well: Keeping Blood Sugar Low May Protect Memory

There's a growing body of evidence linking elevated blood sugar to memory problems.<p>For instance, earlier this year, a study published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> concluded that higher glucose may be a risk factor for dementia, even among people without type 2 diabetes.<p>So the question is, …

Atlas Robot designed for outdoors created by Boston Dynamics - video

This video published by Boston Dynamics - a robotics company part-funded by the US defence department's advanced research projects agency (Darpa) – shows its Atlas Robot, an 'agile anthropomorphic' creation that can walk on rough terrain. The video shows Atlas balancing on one leg while being hit …

Stop, Just Stop: DARPA's Latest Killer Humanoid Robot

Remember DARPA and Boston Dynamic's PETMAN? Well now they're back with a new humanoid robot, Atlas. Atlas is the evolved version of this prototype I …

Smart robots, driverless cars work – but they bring ethical issues too

Educational robots, intelligent implants, brain chips: scientists and legal experts will meet this week to debate how to deal with the rapid march of artificial intelligence<p>From personalised searches of Google to the seductive experience of driverless cars, from educational robots that hone your …

U.S. Military Tests Robot That Fires Machine Gun

The U.S. military may implement a robot that has fired a machine gun at targets up to 500 feet away.<p>Though drones have assaulted targets from the …

UN human rights expert urges moratorium on developing 'killer robots'

Nations should agree to a moratorium on developing robots for war that can function autonomously before it is too late to stop their use, a U.N. human rights expert warned Thursday.<p>U.N. special rapporteur Christof Heyns urged a temporary freeze on producing or using so-called killer robots, saying …

Humans' love for robots may be hard-wired in the brain, studies say

Have you loved R2-D2 and C-3PO since you were a kid? Do you have a soft spot in your in your heart for WALL-E? Did you used to play with Furbies and care for a Tamagotchi digital pet? Can the sight of a Roomba roaming your living room bring a tender smile to your face?<p>Attention all you robot …

Are Humanoid Robots Too Human?

A roboticist explains how androids can be more humanlike than humans, and why that's not necessarily a good thing.<p><b>As futurists, transhumanists</b>, and journalists filed into New York's Alice Tully Hall on Saturday to hear a talk by android scientist Hiroshi Ishiguro, many were drawn to the stage to …

Study: Humans and Robots Should Swap Jobs | Inc.com

You'll never understand your robot until you walk a mile in his screws. A new MIT study reveals that when co-working humans and robots cross-train, productivity improves.<p>Robots already perform rote tasks and heavy lifting alongside humans in the manufacturing world. But increasingly, robots are …

Robotics

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

Inside the "Your Rainbow Panorama"

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

21 Inspirational Natural Light Portraits - dPS

Check out this collection of natural light portraits - all taken using the light from the humble window.

Try a “Photo of the Day” to Increase Photography Creativity

I have long incorporated the “Photo of the Day” exercise into my Photography Lab classes. They are a great way to make sure you are taking a least …

Photography