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User Interfaces: How Not to Design a Microwave

User Interfaces: How Not to Design a Microwave<p>02 Jan 2018<p>A few months ago I was introduced to the microwave oven sitting in the office kitchen. I had …

UI Design

What does Disney know about interface animation anyway?

Disney’s 12 classic principles of animation from Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas’ <i>The Illusion of Life</i> are mentioned in nearly every article about …

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

An infographic illustrating sufferers of infectious diseases by state took the top prize at the 2015 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.<p>A striking infographic visualizing a general decline in the number of people suffering from infectious diseases across all 50 states and the District of …

Data Visualization

The Darwin Awards: sex differences in idiotic behaviour

• Ben Alexander Daniel Lendrem, student1,<br>• Dennis William Lendrem, project manager, Institute of Cellular Medicine2,<br>• Andy Gray, consultant orthopaedic …

So ist in 48 Stunden ein Game entstanden

Eines vorneweg: Das brillante Game, das im Vorfeld des Global Game Jam vor meinem inneren Auge erstrahlte, ist es nicht geworden. Entstanden ist …

Digital

India Grows, Canada Disappears: Mapping Countries By Population

World maps distort — it's inherent in their design.<p>Take a spherical object (the Earth) and try to represent it on a flat plane (paper), and some parts of the sphere are going to get stretched. On most maps, Canada and Russia get puffed up, while countries along the equator get shrunk.<p>Every now and …

Geography

Rare Shark That Inspired Sea Monster Myths Is Caught

Frilled sharks are rarely seen denizens of the deep that resemble their dinosaur-era ancestors.<p>With its gaping, tooth-filled mouth and its slender, eel-like body, it’s not hard to see why scientists think the frilled shark may have inspired ancient tales of sea monsters. Looking like something out …

Fish

When Good Maya Animations Go Bad

We've all had those moments in CAD, Photoshop, or whatever software you use where things just start going wrong. Your object won't Group, your Curve …

Making transparent GIFs with Unity and Photoshop

Hey guys, Jean here!<p>I thought I’d take this opportunity to show how I made GIFs with transparent backgrounds from Unity. This is how we made the …

Game Development

The One User Virality Test Every Mobile App Should Run

<i>Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.</i><p>Is your app good enough to go viral? This was the question haunting founder Aaron Patzer when he …

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

Walking dinosaur startles office workers

Watch as office workers run in fear as a life-sized dinosaur roams the building<p>Groupon employees were left scratching their heads when a <b>dinosaur</b> rambled through their Chicago office.<p>Kristin Cella was there to record the footage, and her Facebook video soon had over 500,000 shares.<p>According to her, …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Watch: Ants Run With Half Their Legs on the Ground

Humans, horses, and other animals feet leave the ground completely when they run. But not ants, who have a much more agile way to scoot.<p><b>When you have six legs, walking can</b> potentially get pretty complicated. So many insects, including ants, simplify locomotion by moving their legs in two groups of …

What it feels like to launch an indie hit

Shadow TowerFall creator Matt Thorson as he releases his breakout game.<p>The faded paint, the patchy yard, the bikes strewn across the driveway — who would guess this three-bedroom, two-bath doubles as an incubator for a handful of the best young talent in video games? But it is, indeed, Matt …

Type-Hover-Swipe in 96 Bytes: A Motion Sensing Mechanical Keyboard

Brit + Co

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how A Dozen Sliders can help solve effective interaction

"Effective interaction with the player is an unsolved problem, and even the biggest companies struggle to innovate and push the boundaries," explains …

Seeing red? The mind-bending power of colour

One person sees a blue and black dress, another a white and gold one. Why? Once dismissed as hippyish, the science of colour is finally being taken seriously<p>If you give the patient one pill, he perks up. If you give him another pill, he calms down. That might not surprise you. What might, though, …

Consciousness

Gravity: Augmented Reality Tablet Lets You Draw Ideas in 3D

Using a handheld stylus and tablet set combined with an existing augmented reality headset, this invention allows users to sketch in three dimensions …

Flexible Muscle-Based Locomotion for Bipedal Creatures

Geschichte der Computerkunst

VII. Games<br>VII.1 Computer- und Videospiele<p>VII.1.1 frühe Computerspiele<br>• VII.1.2 Arcade Games und Konsolen<br>• VII.1.3 First Person Shooter & Third Person …

In China, people are paying $13 to be locked in a room and forced to solve puzzles to get out

The escape-room gaming business is booming in Beijing. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has a great story about the converted bomb shelters, office complexes, and apartment buildings where groups of friends must solve puzzles in under an hour in order to get out. It's modeled after Takagism, an online game …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Bill Gates

Raw: Rare N.D. Ice Disk Found

First-ever map of global deforestation shows widespread destruction

A collaboration that includes NASA and Google has tracked vital losses over the last decade<p>There's no single culprit responsible for deforestation: around the world, forest cover is lost because of fires, disease, logging, clear-cutting, and myriad other factors. And the environmental consequences …