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Principles of User Interface Design

"To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit; it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, …

UI Design

Protect Yourself From The NSA With WireOver’s Encrypted File Sharing

Nothing is truly NSA-proof or hacker-proof, but WireOver wants to offer you more security than Dropbox, Google Drive, or Skydrive. The Y Combinator startup just emerged from stealth with a desktop app that lets you send files of any size for free. And for $10 a month, your transfers get end-to-end …

Here's Where All Those Teens Fleeing Facebook Are Going

<i>Editor's Note: Social Insights will not publish on Monday, Jan. 20, due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.</i><p><b>WHERE HAVE ALL THOSE TEENS GONE?:</b> We learned recently that Facebook's U.S. audience consists of approximately 3 million fewer teens (ages 13-17) than it did in 2011, and now we have data …

Social Media

Finding the HBO or the Netflix of the enterprise: What we’ve all been waiting for

If you spent days digging through old <i>TV Guides</i> or perusing decade-old reviews in <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, you wouldn’t be able to find a period of time …

Impala: Another Google Inspired Platform Enters The Mainstream Data World

Amazon Web Services has added support for Impala, the Google inspired query tool developed by big data startup Cloudera. It provides real-time, parallel processing for large amounts of data. With Impala, a developer can load new or access existing data to run their queries using an SQL-like …

Google buys military robot-maker Boston Dynamics

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1037000/1037334_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534402791_8950493ea2f7e2e797d641416963ccd7<p><b>Google has acquired the engineering company that developed Cheetah, the world's fastest-running robot and other animal-based mobile research</b> …

Robotics

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Permission site for apps adds real-time Google monitoring

MyPermissions, a site that offers a handy dashboard of all the apps that are burrowing into your social media accounts, expanded the features it …

Silicon Valley’s scheme to trick carnivores into eating fake meat

<b>(Kondor83/Shutterstock)</b><p>One company plans to replace all factory-farmed eggs in the U.S. with its vegan substitute<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 3, 2013 9:11pm (UTC)<p>Few would argue that the meat industry is contributing to some major health and environmental problems. Fewer still, however, are willing to …

EA CEO on a next-gen future and a smoother console transition

Electronic Arts new CEO Andrew Wilson thinks that the transition to next-gen consoles was smoother than the last generational jump, which will allow developers to innovate more in the next few years.<p>Wilson responded to a question "what can be done with the new hardware" over the next five years at …

The Amount Of Computing Power Dedicated To Mining Bitcoin Has Gone Parabolic

Bitcoin mining is becoming a serious business.<p>This chart, from Bitcoin wallet service and block explorer Blockchain.info, shows the amount of computational power worldwide dedicated to Bitcoin mining — the process of maintaining the public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions, and of being rewarded …

Bitcoin

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

Predicting Windows' future: One core, many versions

Recent remarks by a Microsoft exec who noted there won't be three different Windows variants in the future have set off a storm of speculation -- just about all of which is dead wrong.<p>Microsoft Executive Vice President Julie Larson-Green recently told attendees of a UBS technology conference that …

Windows Phone

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …

This New App Picks A Playlist Based on How You Drive

When you’re peeling out onto the highway, chances are you’re not in the mood for another sad Drake ballad. Now Volkswagen has teamed up with the …