Rudy Pieters

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Food swapping: a fast way to free, homegrown food

Food-swapping events are a brilliant way to get rid of gluts, show off your baking skills or just meet like-minded locals<p>I'm worried about my coconut milk caramels. Inside their paper twists, they look like small, soft brown slugs and no one wants them. There is interest in my marmalade, honeycomb, …

Software turns 2D objects 3D; lets you 'reach into' photos; bends your mind

Modeling products in three dimensions can be a time-consuming process. It's easy enough for humans to identify the presence of 3D objects in 2D scenes, but extracting these with algorithms is tricky. A new system developed by a team of researchers from the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel and Tel …

Printing

Context is king: Cover for Android changes your lock screen as you move

Contextual features that use information such as time of day and your location are becoming increasingly important on smartphones today. Today’s smartphones know where you are, where you’re going, who you’re with, and what you like to do. After years and years of claims from smartphone companies …

Aviate: an always-changing, intelligent home screen for Android

What if Google Now was made of the icons on your home screen?<p>"We want to connect people to personalized information at the moment it’s useful," reads the mission statement of Aviate, a replacement launcher for Android available today in private beta. It sounds almost exactly like the tagline of …

New tool lets you visualize just about anything in 5 minutes (maybe less)

There’s a new web tool called Raw that makes it really easy to do some advanced visualizations on data in just a few minutes. (Hat tip to Nathan Yau …

Google lanceert Google Web Designer

Google lanceerde gisteren “Google Web Designer”, een tool voor Mac en PC waarmee je eenvoudig HTML5 websites en banners kan ontwerpen. Op een visuele …

The Best Photoshop Alternatives That Are Totally Free

Photoshop has become so dominant that you can use its name as a verb, but if you want to get your hands on it you need to shell out at least $10 a …

Tutorials

Twitter Dethrones Facebook as Teens' Favorite Social Network for Shopping

Twitter beat out Facebook in the battle for teenagers' preferred social networks for online shopping. In a recent survey of teens' retail behavior, …