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Watch Jony Ive and Elon Musk talk design and sci-fi transportation

Tired of hearing little more than soundbites from tech luminaries such as Apple's Jony Ive and Tesla's Elon Musk? Today's your lucky day. <i>Vanity Fair</i> has posted its full video interviews with both Ive and Musk, giving you an insight into how the two executives work. Not surprisingly, Ive's chat …

How to enable Yosemite’s hidden dark mode

OS X Yosemite is the biggest visual overhaul Apple’s made to the Mac in years, but developers at WWDC seemed most excited about one tiny UI tweak – dark mode.<p>Beta testers eager to try out the the new OS X 10.10 feature were disappointed to find out it didn’t make it into the first Yosemite beta, …

Apple

How to make a Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction

If you've ever wanted to capture your favorite smell—a rose, cinnamon, a pine tree, a campfire—this easy experiment might be able to help. From …

DIY

Tired Of Cleaning Your Downloads Folder? Why Not Use ‘/TMP’ Instead?

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Joshua Schnell | Wednesday, January 8th, 2014<p>Sure there’s plenty of applications out there that will clean up folders for you and …

How Video Games Can Make Us Better People – For Real

<i>Note: This article originally appeared in the Cult of Mac Newsstand issue, Game On!. Grab yourself a copy or subscribe today.</i><p>Most video games transform you into a warrior, a thief, a space alien or race car driver. A new breed of games aims to make you a better person by putting you in the shoes of …

Empathy

AppSeed Instantly Turns Your Napkin Doodles Into An App’s Interface [Daily Freebie]

Just as easy-to-use creative apps like iMovie and GarageBand have made it easier to craft music and videos, so AppSeed is poised to make it much easier to build iOS apps. Simply using the app to snap a photo of a rough sketch scribbled onto a notepad or napkin will turn that sketch into working, …

Apps

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on What It Takes to Be Free from Fear

Reconstructionist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate <b>Aung San Suu Kyi</b> (b. June 19, 1945) is one of modernity’s greatest champions of peace, following in the footsteps of Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolent resistance. In her 1991 essay <b>“Freedom from Fear,”</b> found in the altogether essential anthology <b>Freedom</b> …

Disney Animated reveals all the magic of the movie kingdom right on your iPad

You can watch the video trailer on Disney's site.<p>Disney Animated is chocked full of digital learning experiences. You can not only read but interact. …

Watch Jobs and Woz come up with the Apple name in new clip from ‘JOBS’

Ahead of its upcoming August 16th debut in theatres, Open Road Films just released a new clip from the JOBS film starting Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs. In the latest clip, Jobs and and Steve Wozniak, played by Josh Gad, come up with the name “Apple Computer,” a story that we’ve heard straight from …

John Searle: Our shared condition -- consciousness

How to Fix Spotlight Indexing in OS X

Spotlight – Apple's system-wide search engine – was introduced way back in 2005 when OS X 10.4 Tiger was unleashed. Our favorite search tool has …

Cupertino to live stream public meeting on Campus 2 environmental impact tomorrow

<b>Update, July 2:</b> The City of Cupertino just posted the recording of last week’s meeting (above).<p>Earlier this month Apple published a report detailing its economic impact on Cupertino from the construction of its brand new ‘Campus 2’, aka ‘Spaceship’ campus. Tomorrow, the public in and around …

$25 million “Leap Fund” announced for Leap Motion app developers

One of the investors backing Leap Motion, the company behind the 3D gesture control hardware coming out on July 22, today announced a new $25 million fund to support the development of third-party apps for the platform (via CNET):<p>The Leap Fund was designed so that HCP can invest in promising …

How To Stay Sane: The Art of Revising Your Inner Storytelling

<i>“I pray to Jesus to preserve my sanity,”</i> Jack Kerouac professed in discussing his writing routine. But those of us who fall on the more secular end of the spectrum might need a slightly more potent sanity-preservation tool than prayer. That’s precisely what writer and psychotherapist <b>Philippa Perry</b> …

Timelessly fantastic: Kierkegaard on the relationship between anxiety and creativity http://j.mp/19PqJFX

Build iOS Apps From Scratch Without Programming | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Description</b><p>Build iOS Apps From Scratch. No Coding Required.<p>Want to get an iPhone or iPad App on the App Store, but don't want to take months coding it? Have you considered outsourcing it, but don't want to fork over the thousands of dollars to build it? With this actionable video course you can …

Apps

Week's favorite read: Be All Your Selves – Joss Whedon’s fantastic 2013 Wesleyan commencement address on embracing our inner contradictions http://j.mp/173IDns

Daniel Dennett on making mistakes as a hallmark of human intelligence – and how to make them intelligently http://j.mp/1awZagv

Four Tricks To Master The Dock On Your OS X Mac [Feature]

The Dock is one of those things that we all use on our Macs, but may not really do much more than swap out applications and use whatever Stacks were put there when we got the darn Mac.<p>However, if you really want to get the most out of your Mac, you might as well learn how to do a bit more with the …

What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe - Ben Goldacre