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Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Teenagers migrate from Facebook as parents send them friend requests

Comprehensive study has found teens are moving to services like Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp and are not concerned about commercial use of personal information<p>Facebook is 'dead and buried' to older teenagers, an extensive European study has found, as the key age group moves on to Twitter, …

77-Year-Old Man “Paints” Japanese Landscapes on Excel Spreadsheets

While most digital artists opt to use Photoshop or other similar digital imaging software, 77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings …

Software

Paintings by Adrian Smart

Paintings by Adrian Smart<p>Hyperrealistic paintings of birds that mimics digital photography using a combination of fine brush work and the tonal …

Spirit of Nature: Photos by Gianluca Scolaro

Spirit of Nature: Photos by Gianluca Scolaro<p>Multi-exposure project merging plants with human figures by multidisciplinary Torino designer Gianluca …

Ufogel by Peter Jungmann

Ufogel by Peter Jungmann<p>A holiday house made entirely of larch wood located next to a farmhouse in the East Tyrolian village of Nussdorf. The house …

Compact Home Designed for Breathtaking Views of the Alps

Overlooking some of the best mountain views in Austria, this 45-square-meter house designed by Peter Jungmann is a fully-furnished and functional home set on a hillside in the village of Nussdorf just outside of Vienna. Playfully taking its name from a combination of the words ‘UFO' and ‘Vogel,' …

Architecture

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Barcelona

Report: China bans Battlefield 4 on grounds of national security endangerment

The Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China has reportedly banned Electronic Arts' <i>Battlefield 4</i> on the grounds that it contains content that endangers national security, according to news outlets like China.com, QQ and an article on PCgames.com.cn that has since been taken down.<p>The …

Year in Review: The Best Concept Cars of 2013

Concept cars have always fascinated audiences because they presage the automotive industry of tomorrow. And while these days that can literally <i>be</i> tomorrow, with many “concepts” being thinly disguised production cars, the most alluring are often the most fanciful, those that seduce with artful …

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Book sculpture flows out of Museum Meermanno

Spanish artist Alicia Martin attracts people passing by the Meermanno Museum in The Hague with her book assemblages. Martin is one of 14 paper …

Playful Book Sculptures Transform Their Environment

Madrid-based Spanish artist Alicia Martn first caught our eye with her incredible sculpture, titled <i>Biografas</i>, that looked like a haphazard parade of books flooding through the side of a building. Taking a look through her portfolio, it's easy to see that this artist has a keen eye for configuring …

Art

Teradata's Scott Gnau Praises Hadoop (For the Right Reasons)

When sitting in sessions and talking to people in the halls at a big data conference like October’s Strata/Hadoop World in New York, you get the sense that skepticism seems outmoded and old-fashioned. It is not at all hard to find people who earnestly argue that Hadoop will take over the function …