melihalan

74 Flips | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 24 Followers | @melihalan | Keep up with melihalan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “melihalan”

Eager To Burst His Own Bubble, A Techie Made Apps To Randomize His Life

<i>This week, the podcast and show</i> Invisibilia <i>examines the nature of reality, with a Silicon Valley techie who created apps to randomize his life, a psychologist who trains herself to experience the world like dogs do and a wildlife biologist who thinks bears aren't dangerous.</i><p>In San Francisco, the …

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

Middle School

Inspiring Kitchens You Won't Believe are IKEA

There's a reason IKEA cabinets are such a popular choice for new kitchens: they're incredibly affordable. The cabinets are also quite versatile, …

Kitchens

qBiq Internet Of Things Smart Cube (video)

Anyone who enjoys building Internet of Things projects may be interested in a new smart cube which has been developed by Ubiqweus and this week …

Internet of Things

How To Renovate Small Home Design With Simple and Minimalist Decorating Ideas - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – Do you have small space especially in your home? Then, do you want to arrange your room with an awesome decor? Do not worry because we …

A family home with smart open spaces

Tokyo-based architect professionals <i>Atelier Spinoza</i> have a treat in store for us today, as they bring us one of the most impressive yet subtle …

Frames 2.0: A Bookcase or a Room Divider

12 wooden frames that are sized to fit within each other, come apart to create a freestanding bookcase or room divider. The components of Frames 2.0, …

Asia’s mobile-first economy and how the West is feeling the effects

Matthew Dibb Contributor<p>Matthew Dibb is the founder of Incipient IT and co-founder and CEO of ChildsPass.<p>Asia Pacific leads the global digital infrastructure as home to half of the world’s mobile phone subscribers and the largest number of wireless Internet connections. However, the region also has …

Asia Pacific

You Can Now 3D Print The World's Lightest Material - Graphene Aerogel

YES PLEASE.<p>It's 7.5 times lighter than air, and a cubic metre of the stuff weighs just 160 grams. It's 12 percent lighter than the second lightest …

Graphene

GoTenna, the startup that lets you text without cell signal, raises $7.5M and launches with REI

GoTenna, the device for people who want to stay connected when they don’t have cell signal, has found a natural launch partner — outdoor equipment retailer REI.<p>Daniela Perdomo, goTenna’s CEO and co-founder, told me that REI has signed on to be the startup’s exclusive retail launch partner. For the …

Passive WiFi: A New Standard for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already making an impact on home automation and energy management systems, but many IoT sensors are placed in …

Internet of Things

How to Make Your Dumb Car Smart

TIME’s latest cover story chronicles the rise of today’s smart cars and imagines a future without pesky steering wheels. Makes at all price points …

A new ride-hailing app plans to beat Uber by treating its drivers better

Uber drivers have long-complained about company’s lack of benefits, training, or support—and recently about its fare cuts. The company argues that keeping fares down and preserving its freelancer model is the only way for it to provide its convenient service.<p>But one entrepreneur disagrees.<p>Juno is a …

Innovative Bike Doubles as Washing Machine to Clean Your Clothes as You Exercise

For anyone that loathes laundry but loves biking, the design students at Dalian Nationalities University in China have a compromise to make the chore more enjoyable. Their creation, aptly-called the Bike Washing Machine (or BiWa for short), combines the two activities into one stationary device. A …

Washing Machines

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

<b>The British pound is below 1.40 for the first time in seven years.</b> The British pound is worth less than $1.40 for the first time since 2007. While many reasons have been given as to why the pound has slumped nearly 5% since early January, many believe it is due to the uncertainty related to the …

Markets

10 top case studies: Big data analytics in healthcare

Big data and analytics are driving vast improvements in patient care and provider efficiencies. Below are 10 case studies Health Data Management ran …

Entrepreneurs Disrupting Fortune 500 Companies

Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>Meet the 15 Entrepreneurs Disrupting Your Industry<p><i>Contributors: Jonathan Chew, Erin Griffith, Robert</i> …

Startups

Skedaddle Is Using On-Demand Charter Busses To Fix Long-Distance Travel

While Uber and Lyft now have a glorified monopoly on intracity transportation, there is still a need for a safe, reliable transportation option that can disrupt longer distance trip providers like Greyhound and Amtrak.<p>That’s where Skedaddle comes in. While only founded a few months ago, the …

Transportation

Machine Learning Is About To Revolutionize Search: Here's How

Google loves the idea of artificial intelligence. Depending on your definition, AI could describe a variety of its products, from the planning of routes on Google Maps to AlphaGo, a program designed to beat world experts in a game long thought to be impossible for a machine to learn. Machine …

Machine Learning

5 Things To Look For In Internet of Things Solutions

Customers don’t buy the Internet of Things. Customers buy a solution to a specific problem where Internet of Things (IoT) components are part of that solution. This could be a well known problem where the customer is actively seeking a solution or it could be longstanding problem that a customer …

Cancer 'vaccine' that remembers disease and fights it years later is developed by scientists

Researchers in immunotherapy trials engineer cells so they boost body’s natural defences and stand guard for lifetime - acting effectively like vaccine<p>A revolutionary new cancer treatment that remembers the disease and acts like a watchman to prevent it ever returning is being developed by …

Onfleet Has Powered Over 1 Million On-Demand Deliveries

Onfleet, the company that provides infrastructure for on-demand delivery, recently powered its one millionth delivery. More than half of those deliveries occurred within the last four months, Onfleet CEO Khaled Naim told TechCrunch. Onfleet powers deliveries and logistics for companies like …

20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …

How to Fix Prefab Architecture? Make It More Like Product Design

Connect Homes’ cofounder argues for a new approach to modular home building.<p>I’m an architect, and for many reasons—quality, availability, efficiency, …

Photographer Renovates Rustic London Retreat

Photographer Mike Penn purchased this London property with the idea of transforming it from a commercial office space to a modern family home with a …

My Scandinavian Home - 2015 round-up

Thank you so much for all your wonderful support this year. I've loved reading your comments on here, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook. …

Home Tours

DTI Logo

I just couldn’t stay away from Parisian design duo double g. I had to dip in again. The grey, the red the hint of mint. Yum! Love this 250 m2 …