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America’s Most Futuristic Warship Is Boldly Going Out To Sea

Literally commanded by Captain Kirk<p>The very shape of future American warships is in the hands of none other than Captain James Kirk. In development for years, the USS Zumwalt looks as much like a spaceship as an ocean-going vessel, with sharp angular sides and a body that looks upside down. The …

Emotech Is Building Olly, A Robot Assistant With Personality

A robot with a unique personality might sound like an oxymoron. Or science fiction. But that’s the goal of London-based startup Emotech, launching on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 today, with a plan to crowdfund its first product, a voice-controlled robot assistant called Olly, early next …

Anonymous Plans 'Trolling Day' Against ISIS

Anonymous announced Monday that it will carry out an ‘Official ISIS Trolling Day’ on Dec. 11. The group plans to hack Twitter, Facebook and YouTube …

Your Expert Guide to Making Bar-Worthy Cocktails at Home

There’s a reason people seek out the coolest bars in their hometowns: Often times, the cocktails at a sleek speakeasy or the high-end neighborhood haunt are hard to recreate at home. And of course that’s the case. At home, your bar might not be stocked with dozens of diverse spirits, liqueurs, …

San Francisco

Volvo brings Apple CarPlay to its XC90 crossover

When Apple announced CarPlay, which allows drivers to access vital iPhone functions with less distraction, Volvo was one of several launch partners. But since that announcement the automaker had not implemented Apple's software into any of its vehicles in the US. That changes this week, however, as …

What Key Should My Song Be In?

Ever wondered what the best key for your song might be? From a practical point of view, the vocal range of your singer will obviously need bearing in …

FL Studio Basics - How to make a simple snare drop - Build Up for Dance / House / Dubstep tutorial

Build A Home Studio On A Budget

Ready to build your own home studio on a budget? Many people think of recording studios as the big time studios that cost hundreds of thousands to …

How To Use Subtractive EQ To Make Your Mixes Sound Better

9 Psychoacoustic Sound Design Tricks To Improve Your Music

When talking about improving the perceived quality of our productions and mixes, its easy to focus mainly on the technology we use, or the layout and …

Music Production

FL Studio Tutorial - 10 - Connect and Record a MIDI Keyboard

How to Build a Home Studio / Electronic Music Production Setup for Under $1000

<i>So you’ve invested in some courses, some music production software and a computer to get you started on your path to making music. What kind of</i> …

Understanding filtering

Here's a quiz question: what do sieves, coin slot machines and low bridges have in common? If you're wondering how such a question could have …

The 50 best VST/AU plugin synths in the world

Your sonic weapons of choice<p>The software instrument market is now so large and diverse that you could spend a lifetime exploring it and still never …