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Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

Here’s why you need someone who understands code but doesn’t necessarily live in it.<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s an old argument: should designers code? …

Pioneers in Science: Ellen Stofan

Great minds inspire greatness. Our Pioneers in Science programs offer high school students a path toward greatness through rare opportunities to …

​Stitch screenshots together on iOS with Tailor

Forget sharing multiple screenshots when trying to show someone an iMessage conversation or article.<p>It's safe to say we've all taken screenshots of an iMessage or Facebook Messenger conversation and sent them to someone else. The method is far easier than having to recap the conversation yourself, …

Apple soon to be worth more than $1tn, financial analysts predict

Apple has been valued at more than $1tn – almost three times as much as Google, the US’s second most valuable company.<p>Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday said they thought Apple’s shares – which are currently trading at about $127, valuing the company at $733bn – could soon be worth $180 each, …

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Virgin Galactic Opens New LA Facility for Satellite-Launching Craft

Setting up shop in LA.<p>Millionaire Sir Richard Branson's corporate space venture, Virgin Galactic, is set to open a new facility near Los Angeles, …

NASA's Potential Next Move In Countering Catastrophic Impactors

Where’s the best place to park a space telescope to find a planet-killing asteroid; that is, a kilometer-scale object capable of threatening human civilization? A team of astronomers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has just concluded that the sweet spot for its proposed $500 million …

NASA Releases New High-Definition View of Iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ Photo | Colossal

<p>One of the most iconic images ever produced by NASA is the “<i>Pillars of Creation</i>” photograph taken by Hubble Space Telescope in 1995. The photo …

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This telescope, which uses a series of high-resolution cameras to observe the visible universe, has captured the hearts of the public with its stunning images and the hearts of the scientific community with its wealth of data collected over the last 24 years.<p>Many wonders of our universe, including …

This 19-Year-Old Developer Is So Successful, He Turned Down Apple

His parents weren't happy at first. He was attending NYU where his mom was a professor, he told Business Insider.<p>But they eventually came around to support him, because they had to admit: Meyer is already a successful independent computer programmer. He's been writing apps since his freshman year …

The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Co. noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units and …

The Telescope That Points Itself

Using a telescope is hardand that poses a major barrier of entry for those who want to start exploring the stars. But with the Celestron NexStar Evolution 8, just tap a point of interest and it takes you there.<p>Using a telescope is hard—and that poses a major barrier of entry for those who want to …

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How Smart Devices Can Be Disruptive without Being Intrusive

<i>Gilles Bouchard is the CEO and Chairman of Livescribe, Inc.</i><p>The tech industry is obsessed with innovation – there’s a reason “disruption” is such a big buzzword. When it comes to wearables, the gadgets that are winning are not only innovative, they also integrate into people’s lives without being …

Awesome Screenshot Captures Webpages As Screenshots with an iOS 8 Extension – MacStories

Available for free on the App Store, Awesome Screenshot lets you capture screenshots of webpages from Safari through an action extension. The idea is a great one – I've always looked for a more integrated way of capturing webpages directly in Safari for iOS – but the execution has a couple of flaws …

An Ingenious Way To Keep People From Spying On Your Password

As many a snoopy significant other knows, it’s pretty easy to figure out a smartphone passcode. On the iPhone, the numbers helpfully light up when they are tapped. But thanks to new technology, you don’t have to use the side-eye technique to compromise someone’s privacy. A snoopy Google Glass app …

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per second (exaflops) if a company called Optalysys has its way. It claims to be months away from demonstrating a prototype optical computer that will run at 346 gigaflops to start with -- not as fast as …

How to find a techie co-founder for your startup

I’m not a tech guy, but even before I knew what a startup was I wanted to make one. Finding tech co-founders has been the biggest challenge for me in building one. Over the course of three years, I’ve made countless mistakes and wasted a lot of time.<p>But I did manage to build an awesome team of …