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How to teach technical concepts with cartoons

People sometimes tell me these days “wow julia, you are so good at drawing, it is so cool!”I think this is kind of funny because, this is what …

Computer Science

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Leadership

‘Light Painting’ Duo Captures Perfectly-Timed Photo as Lightning Strikes

With an imaginative interest in light painting and an ability to freeze fleeting moments in time, artist Eric Paré creates mesmerizing studies of light, space, and time. While most of his dazzling depictions are accomplished using artificial luminescence, Paré and his model, Kim Henry, were …

Photography

Watch Albert Einstein jumpkick Isaac Newton in Science Kombat

Remember that time you ate glue in seventh grade, and wondered what it would be like if <i>Mortal Kombat</i> featured the characters from your science textbook instead of ninjas? I do! And now I can relive that fantasy without poisoning myself. Browser game <i>Science Kombat</i> stars eight scientific geniuses: …

GIF Animations

6 brilliant home design ideas used by 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid in her latest NYC luxury apartment building

Set to open by early 2017, the apartments overlook the High Line and will come with a slew of high-class amenities.<p>I recently toured one of the model apartments and left drooling over all the cool design ideas and smart home gadgetry.<p>Here are some of the most exciting innovations at 520 West 28th …

Skyscrapers

Pedestrian Tunnel Clad of 80 000 Blue Tiles

Le Cuyperspassage est un passage d’Amsterdam réservé aux piétons et aux cyclistes récemment construit par Benthem Crouwel, qui vient d’être orné à …

10 easy ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Transform Your Smartphone Into A Lightsaber With Google's Help

As “Star Wars” fervor reached a fever-pitch this week, Google unveiled another neat treat for fans of the franchise: You can now battle Stormtroopers from the comfort of your own desk chair.<p>Lightsaber Escape is a Chrome Experiment and web-based game that turns your smartphone into a lightsaber. To …

Star Wars

How to Learn R

There are tons of resources to help you learn the different aspects of R, and as a beginner this can be overwhelming. It’s also a dynamic language …

Data Science

A Lot Of People Are Sharing This Powerful "Doctor Who" Speech About War

Peter Capaldi's speech during "The Zygon Inversion" has got a lot of people talking. Spoilers in this post, obviously.

A Gentle Guide to Machine Learning

Machine Learning is a subfield within Artificial Intelligence that builds algorithms that allow computers to learn to perform tasks from data instead …

Machine Learning

How artificial intelligence will make intrusive technology disappear

But in the evening, when we got back to the hotel and connected to the WiFi, our phones would immediately start pushing an entire day's worth of notifications, constantly interrupting our special time together. It interrupted us while watching the sunset, while sipping a cocktail, while having …

Artificial Intelligence

How Long Can The Internet Run on Hate?

Social media has become a toxic place where the loudest and vilest rule. That’s not what the Internet was supposed to be.<p>On Wednesday, the Internet …

Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code | Ars Technica

Follow the hunt for the Orb of Fates and learn the basics of coding.<p>The BBC has revealed its fiendish side—tricking kids into learning how to code …

29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm

~Blizzard wizards.~

New Beautifully Scripted 3D Calligraphy Illusions by Tolga Girgin

Turkey-based electrical engineer and graphic designer Tolga Girgin puts a unique twist on the art of calligraphy with his beautifully scripted letters that appear three-dimensional. Many of his creations may look like they were crafted from strips of paper that were cut and folded to pop off the …

Typography

17 Adorable Animals Who've Mastered the Art of Stretching

Warning: These photos may make you want to nap. Take a deep breath…now stretch! Today let's take a look at animals who've mastered the art of stretching. Whether they're just taking a nice pause in their day or reaching for that piece of food in the tree, these animals look absolutely adorable with …

Cute

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Photography

Top 22 Most Hilarious Art and Photo Projects of 2014

It's been a good year for funny art and photo projects. Creatives, you made us laugh with your sly Photoshop tricks, and you made us double over with laughter with your cute and clever comics. That's why we're looking back on the year and picking out our 22 most hilarious projects. Though you may …

The Simpsons

Dazzling Installations at the 2014 Festival of Lights in Lyon

From December 5-8 earlier this month, the city of Lyon in France was illuminated by dazzling light displays for the 2014 Fte des Lumires (Festival of Lights). Continuing the annual tradition that dates back over a century, 4 million visitors flocked to Lyon to marvel at the luminous outdoor art …

France

Random Musings

Everyone seems to be talking about their fear of AI these days, including Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and many others. Lets stipulate this: building a …

C

A curated list of awesome machine learning frameworks, libraries and software (by language). Inspired by awesome-php. Other awesome lists can be …

10 Incredible Works of Art Made in Microsoft Excel

While most see Microsoft Excel as endless blank rows and columns, others view it as a platform to bring their artwork to life.<p>Many have managed to …

New Hand-Cut Layered Glass Sculptures of Ocean Waves by Ben Young

Sydney-based artist Ben Young, whose gorgeous, handcrafted glass sculptures of ocean waves brought him to the forefront of Australia's budding glass art scene, recently unveiled a new collection of aquatic pieces to be displayed at the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in …

Sculpture

Night & Day

Project info<p>"Night & Day" is an ongoing series which captures the transition from day to night in various locations around the world. The photos are composed of numerous exposures shot at the same location over the course of the day, or sometimes over several days. The multiple day, dusk, and night …

Photography

Take a Quick Break With This Super Pixel Quest Web Comic

One of the marvelous things about the Internet is the ability to just randomly stumble upon amazing things. Today’s highlight is Super Pixel Quest, an entertaining Web comic by Emmanuel Espinasse.<p>We won’t spoil the fun for you, but it’s worth clicking through the adventure to see how the artist …

13 Photos of Airy Pastel Colors to Brighten Your Mood

We welcomed springtime and warm weather with last week's <i>Mashable</i> Photo Challenge, which centered around <b>pastel colors</b>. New York City photographer …

Mt. Gox crumbles into liquidation, throws Bitcoin legitimacy into question

“I hate gold. But right now, I’d rather own gold than Bitcoins.”<p>This sentiment comes from investment firm Belpoint’s chief strategist David Nelson. In a call today with VentureBeat, Nelson discussed implications of the news that Mt. Gox, once the largest Bitcoin exchange on the planet, has been …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …