Mary Williams

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Cannes 2014: Beautiful Youth review – pain for Spain's lost generation

Jaime Rosales has long been one of Europe's most serious, valuable and innovative film-makers. Now he returns to Cannes with another deeply felt and deeply considered drama in a compassionate, realist style.<p>It is a film about the silent anguish of Spain's young people, a generation junked by the …

The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world’s greatest newsrooms. Read it.<p>The value of the homepage is decreasing. “Only a third of our readers ever visit it. And those who do visit are spending less time: page views and …

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Apple in talks with Samsung to settle all future patent disputes out of court

Korea Times (via Fortune) is reporting that Apple and Samsung are in talks designed to settle all future patent disputes out of court. FOSS Patents’ Florian Mueller believes that a settlement will be reached “very soon.”<p>“Things should come to an end during the summer. Apple doesn’t have an endgame …

Facebook Developing New Snapchat Competitor, May Launch This Month

Facebook is building a new app that will serve as a direct competitor to <i>Snapchat</i>, according to a report from the <i>Financial Times</i>. The project, which is codenamed "Slingshot", will enable users to send each other pictures or short video messages through a simplified, grid-based interface similar to …

Heathrow Airport's Busiest Terminal Rebrands for Samsung Marketing Stunt

Fliers expecting to pass through the world's busiest international hub — Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow Airport — may be checking their tickets …

These may be the first images of the Galaxy S5 Prime

The so-called “Prime” version of the Galaxy S5 is slowly shaping up, following a few months of speculation based on unconfirmed anonymous reports. We now have an idea of the phone’s specs and approximate release date, and, if the shots below are real, the first clues of the S5 Prime’s …

Google reportedly buying game livestreaming startup Twitch for $1B [update]

<i>Updated Monday at 11:31 a.m. Pacific</i>.<p>Google has reached a deal to buy game livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, according to a report by Variety.<p>Citing unnamed sources, Variety said that Google has made an all-cash offer, and the deal could be announced soon. If confirmed, the deal will …

Post-Snowden, the NSA's future rests on Admiral Rogers' shoulders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As U.S. National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers seeks to repair the damage to the agency caused by leaks about its electronic spying programs, the abuses of government revealed in the wake of the Watergate scandal are very much on his mind.<p>NSA Director Adm. Michael …

Apple leans on Samsung for iPad displays, says researcher

Apple just can't seem to shake Samsung.<p>Despite the two companies' bitter legal battles, Samsung became the largest supplier of iPad displays in the first quarter, according to DisplaySearch.<p>The market researcher said Samsung Display reclaimed its position as the top iPad display panel supplier, …

New Year's Eve party looks for men and women - in pictures

The biggest party night of the year is around the corner. What will you wear for New Year's Eve? Whether you are out on the town, at home with friends or down the local pub, see the new year in with sparkle and texture. Get ready for the countdown … Continue reading...

Spectacular Photos of Bubbles Frozen in Frigid Temperatures

Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly took advantage of the frigid temperatures earlier this month by blowing bubbles with her son and photographing the spectacular results for her series dubbed <i>Frozen in a Bubble</i>. Using a homemade solution consisting of dish soap, karo syrup, and water, Kelly …

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Tag: Design Travel

Vipp Loft: The Latest Lodgings in Copenhagen by a Danish Design Favorite<p>by Izabella Simmons<p>An Artful Hotel on the Swedish Island of Gotland<p>by …

NASA's next robot rover squishes like a child's toy

Super Ball Bot benefits from a bouncy design<p>In order to land on the Martian surface, NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity went through seven minutes of terror: it plummeted from the sky at 13,000 miles per hour, with only a supersonic parachute and a set of rocket motors to keep it from becoming a crater. …

MaxStone Kickstarts A Remote iPhone Shutter For Digital Cameras That’s Also A Bluetooth Tracker

A new Kickstarter project is hoping to combine some popular recent gadget trends with commonly sought after DSLR and pro photography features for a Bluetooth gadget that’s unique and more versatile than most in the same category. It’s called the MaxStone, and it’s a smartphone controlled camera …

NYT: How a programmer paid $6M in Bitcoin for two pizzas and other tales from the digital currency mines

Bitcoin, the digital currency that has drawn the infatuation of investors and techies around the globe, has gone mainstream in a big way. Today, the New York Times has two stories on Bitcoin, including one about a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz who paid 10,000 Bitcoins for two pizzas from Papa …

Datameer Raises $19M As Market For Hadoop And Big Data Analytics Hits An Inflection Point

The data analytics market is starting to boom. Hadoop distributions from big data companies like Cloudera have matured and are becoming more useful as they allow for better ways to perform real-time data processing by using cheap commodity hardware in clusters to spread data and then retrieve it …

All new iOS apps and updates must be designed for iOS 7

<b>Apple has laid down the law on new app development. All new apps must be created with the latest Xcode software, and must conform to the design</b> …

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"1 Million Stars to End Violence" Sends a Strong Community Message in Melbourne

<i>1 Million Stars to End Violence</i> is an installation by Maryann Talia Pau on display at the Big Design Market in Melbourne, Australia. In September 2012, the Melbourne community was strongly shaken by the rape and murder of local Brunswick woman, Jill Meagher. What started as a personal response by …

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Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to …

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Revolv Home Automation Hub

Home automation can be great — it helps you efficiently keep everything in your house chugging along smoothly and on schedule — but at some point all …

HP Chromebook 11 yanked from stores [Update: overheating chargers]

HP’s Chromebook 11 has mysteriously disappeared from sale, with the ARM-powered Chrome OS laptop reportedly being pulled from Best Buy shelves after …

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