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The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Product Design

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I’ve been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year only features my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i><p>The …

Apps

The Puzzlephone is a modular cellphone designed in Nokia's hometown

Google's Project Ara isn't the only hope for phones with replaceable and upgradeable parts. Finland's Circular Devices is developing an alternative concept called the Puzzlephone, which breaks the handset down into three constituent elements. The phone's Spine provides the LCD, speakers and basic …

The Story of Karma (Anthroposophical Society in America)

April 10, 2013<p>Category: Karma-Reincarnation<p>A Comment on Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals and Lincoln, a Steven Spielberg Film<p>Over the Christmas …

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DARPA wants 'the love hormone' to treat PTSD, master propaganda

The Pentagon's loftiest research agency wants to add a little love to national security. Sort of. In a new request for research proposals, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is asking investigators to develop refined techniques for the measurement of oxytocin — a neurohormone …

I used Google Glass: the future, but with monthly updates

The frosted-glass doors on the 11th floor of Google’s NYC headquarters part and a woman steps forward to greet me. This is an otherwise normal specimen of humanity. Normal height, slender build; her eyes are bright, inquisitive. She leans in to shake my hand and at that moment I become acutely …

They're watching: why city-wide surveillance failed to stop the Boston bombing

All day Sunday, police directed traffic around a blocked-off section of Boylston Street in downtown Boston where bombs had gone off nearly a week earlier, killing three and wounding hundreds. A makeshift memorial had been set up to honor the dead with personal messages and flowers, and old running …

World Wide [Redacted]: inside Iran's private internet

Can Iran censor its way to a state-controlled web?<p>For years, the leadership in Iran has been threatening to build its own private, state-controlled internet, but in recent months, we've started to see what that looks like in practice. Since March, the regime has led crackdowns on any technology …

Note-taking app Drafts adds muscle, management layers in 3.0 update

Drafts, the iOS app for capturing text and transforming it into software actions, has been updated to version 3.0 today in a release focused on managing users' growing number of notes and the tasks they perform with them.<p>Drafts, for the uninitiated, is a year-old note-taking app from Agile Tortoise …