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MoMA acquires DIY electronics products to reflect technology's "significance" for design

<b>News:</b> New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has acquired a kit for building and programming a simple games console and four other DIY electronics …

"Marble is back in favour" say designers at Milan 2014

<b>Milan 2014:</b> the material of the moment at this year's Milan design week was marble, with the streaky stone often associated with classical sculpture …

"Taste is not what a museum is about"

<b>Opinion:</b> in choosing to stage a major exhibition of work by Marcel Wanders, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has mistaken commercial success for …

Stack of utensils crafted in India forms Cheese Maker by Studio Makkink & Bey

<b>Milan 2014:</b> Dutch designers Studio Makkink & Bey worked with craftspeople in India to create the elements in this totem, which all form part of the …

A Simple Table Lamp Named Henk

What’s Henk, you say? Well, Henk is a simple table lamp designed by Amsterdam-based Jos Blom. The lamp’s body is made up of two birch ply parts that …

Furniture

Das Haus conceptual future home installed at imm cologne by Louise Campbell

<b>Cologne 2014:</b> two shingle-clad houses converge to form this year's Das Haus home of the future installation at the imm cologne fair by Copenhagen …

African children's library with rammed earth walls by BC Architects and Studies

This children's library with rammed earth walls in Burundi, Africa, was built by Belgian studio BC Architects and Studies and members of the local …

The Art of Choosing

The book suggestion of this week is The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar. The book is about choice and how our behavior about making them. I am half …

National Science Foundation

Leahy's perennial data privacy bill gets another shot

In the wake of the Target stores' credit card hack, Sen. Patrick Leahy reintroduces a data privacy and protection law that he's wanted Congress to pass since 2005.<p>Maybe the fourth time will be the charm for Sen. Patrick Leahy's data privacy protections standards.<p>Leahy (D-Vt.) reintroduced his data …

Surveillance

The top 10 'arms merchants' of the cloud

A host of companies have been scrambling for a leadership position in one of the hottest areas of the economy: providing the technology needed by businesses to embrace the cloud.<p>You could call them the cloud’s arms merchants.<p>They’re the ones providing the DNA upon which businesses are building all …

A few small businesses have pulled data off U.S. servers after NSA leaks

Survey says: The fallout of the Edward Snowden affair has begun to affect cloud and hosting companies operating in the U.S.<p>A few IT decisionmakers at small companies in the United Kingdom and Canada said in a survey that the scandal over government spying had a big impact on moves to stop storing …