Alex Chapin

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Designer Rebrands Samsung’s Logo To Make It As Iconic As Apple’s

A Dutch designer imagines a better way to brand the Korean giant.<p>For 21 years, the Samsung name as served as the company logo, occasionally superimposed over a wobbly blue oval. It’s the kind of logo that’s fine on washing machines and televisions, but incredibly boring on something personal, like …

For The Love Of Open Mapping Data

It’s been exactly ten years since the launch of OpenStreetMap, the largest crowd-sourced mapping project on the Internet. The project was founded by Steve Coast when he was still a student.<p>It took a few years for the idea of OpenStreetMap to catch on, but today, it’s among the most heavily used …

Explore Pyongyang North Korea Like Never Before in Mind-Bending ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse

The ‘Enter Pyongyang‘ flow-motion hyperlapse by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth debuted to the public two hours ago as of this writing, and already it has …

The X-Ray GIFs of Cameron Drake

San Francisco-based designer Cameron Drake created this amazing series of anatomical GIFs.

Karma and Smartphones: How to Use Technology From a Buddhist Perspective

Since the mind can endlessly produce thoughts, clearly it has the potential to endlessly produce new products. Like thoughts, they may not necessarily be helpful or beneficial. In the past, technological culture-changers like the telephone and electricity took a long time to produce and cultures …

Why Engineering Students Need The Humanities

John Horgan makes the case:<p>[I]t is precisely <i>because</i> science is so powerful that we need the humanities now more than ever. In your science, …

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From Quantified Self to Understood Self: Exclusive Q&A with Arye Barnehama of Melon

There seem to two paths to creating smart (and thusly non-cringe-worthy) life-tracking device: either design something so seamless that you barely …

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For Some, Resistance To Google Glass Is Not Futile

The time of Google Glass is almost upon us. The tech giant's much touted wearable computer is almost certain to usher in a new era of social and computer interaction, as well as a huge wave of first-person cat videos.<p>It sounds amazing, and almost too science fiction to be true, but a lawmaker in …