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Vogue Unique: Couture allure by Paolo Roversi

LargeSense Unveils World’s First Single Shot 8×10 Digital Camera

Say hello to the world’s first full-frame 8×10 large format single-shot digital camera. The Santa Clara, California-based startup company LargeSense …

Cameras

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Quantum Mechanics

Intelligence-augmentation device lets users ‘speak silently’ with a computer by just thinking

MIT Media Lab researcher Arnav Kapur demonstrates the AlterEgo device. It picks up neuromuscular facial signals generated by his thoughts; a …

Georgia Tech

Truth Isn’t the Problem—We Are

Politics has warped facts since the days of Pericles, but our ‘post-truth’ era offers a destructive new twist: defying facts as a badge of tribal allegiance.<p>The term “post-truth” has been around for decades, but its big moment came in 2016, with the Brexit vote in the U.K. and the presidential …

Donald Trump

How to read less news but be more informed, according to a futurist

You might think someone who gets paid to predict the future would be mad for gadgets and forever spouting off on social media. But you’d be wrong. Writer and futurist Richard Watson may teach London business students and Silicon Valley tech companies how to think about crafting tools for tomorrow, …

Bill Gates

Our favorite smart lock is $30 off right now on Amazon

If you own an iPhone and you’re in the market for a really, really great smart lock, today is your lucky day. Amazon has shaved a healthy $40 off the …

This TP-Link Range Extender Adds 10,000 sq ft of Gigabit WiFi to Any Home Network

Dealing with spotty WiFi is never a fun experience. While Mesh WiFi systems work wonders for your connectivity, if you’re looking to save some money,</i> …

4 reasons why you should be using VLC 3.0, the best media player ever

VLC, the world's best open-source media player (it plays like virtually every format), just reached a big milestone in its 17-year history.<p>The free …

Donald Trump

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

Artificial Intelligence Isn't Killing Jobs; It's Killing Business Models

Artificial Intelligence is real and it is here. But successfully putting AI into action isn’t exactly a walk in the park — it requires a fundamental rethinking of the business. The pressure is on — 53 percent of executives responding to a recent survey said their industry has “already experienced …

Artificial Intelligence

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas | Inc.com

As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of 100, saw more change in her lifetime than I'd ever possibly see. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong because my future math was a few …

Singularity

“Vibration” Meigan Medina by Brandon Hicks

“Vibration” Meigan Medina by Brandon Hicks

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Converse Finally Goes Waterproof, With Some Help From Gore-Tex

The rain is drenching Darryl "Curtains" Jackson. It's coming down in sheets from a machine overhead that's been programmed to dump water droplets at …

Fire risk prompts new rules for 'Smart Bags' on American Airlines

Fliers traveling on American Airlines (AAL) with battery powered "smart bags" will have to play by new rules in 2018.<p>Starting on January 15, the airline will require passengers checking luggage to remove the lithium ion batteries installed in so-called "smart bags" to reduce the risk of fire in the …

American Airlines

Google's AI guru predicts humans and machines will merge within 20 years

Public perception of artificial intelligence technology, in 2017, seems to lie somewhere at the intersection of existential fear and cautious optimism. Yet there’s a growing movement of people who believe AI is crucial to the evolution of our species. These people aren’t outsiders or outliers — …

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living in the Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing | Inc.com

Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as we know it is <b>not</b> a computer simulation.<p>No, really. You read that right.<p>"The strongest argument for us probably being in a simulation I …

Singularity

2 Tricks for Working Better and Faster with Photoshop’s Clone Stamp Tool

The Clone Stamp tool is a powerful option in Photoshop for removing or duplicating parts of an image. There are some tricks and shortcuts that will …

Learn These “Advanced” Spot Metering Techniques and Your Photos Will Always Be Perfectly Exposed (VIDEO)

While the video below is billed as an “advanced” tutorial, using a camera’s built-in spot metering mode is actually very simple. And once you master …

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"Red Socks" 2017 110x76cm ink on canvas, $950. Collaboration with @marina_rebecca_ritter On show at Christ Church 14 Acland St St Kilda 22 Sept - 7 Oct. Opening 6pm 22 September #michaelblameyphotography #stkildatoday #stkildaartcrawl #christchurchstkilda

The Art Brut Inventor Who Refused to Believe in Ugliness

Enter the avant-garde universe of Jean Dubuffet, the painter and sculptor inspired by the art of society’s outsiders<p><b>Who?</b> “I consider the notion of …

Art

Alex channelling Edie Sedgwick in the studio today @aliplayfoot Styling @suzanneplayfoot #michaelblameyphotography Assistant @jennymgray #valestreetstudio #BeingEdie

Cara Delevingne - I Feel Everything (From "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets")

Artifox Standing Desk 02

Artifox have introduced the Standing Desk 02, a new version of their beautiful and functional work desk. Designed to look great in any space, the …