shadeshope

8 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | @shadeshope | Keep up with shadeshope on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “shadeshope”

One more time: can Daft Punk make albums matter again?

If you are old enough think back to a time before Napster, before music taxonomy became a full-time job for hashtaggers and your record store had only four categories to guide your music discovery: rock / pop, hip hop / R&B, classical, and country. You were dialing into local BBS’s at 28.8k tops …

E-bleeder: is Nook on its deathbed?

Barnes & Noble's once-promising digital business needs to turn a page to compete with Amazon and Apple<p>The ending has yet to be written for Barnes & Noble's Nook story, which began with the surprise debut of the original Nook e-reader back in late 2009. But recent plot twists don't appear to bode …

Do Ants Need to Estimate the Geometrical Properties of Trail Bifurcations to Find an Efficient Route? A Swarm Robotics Test Bed

Abstract<p>Interactions between individuals and the structure of their environment play a crucial role in shaping self-organized collective behaviors. …

Springpad 4.0 mashes Pinterest and Evernote into one app

There's a plethora of life-organization, note-keeping apps out there — from the very simple like Google Keep to the endlessly customizable Evernote. Springpad has thus far managed to carve out a niche among these apps by focusing on solid media categorization features, context-awareness, and social …

PlayJam's GameStick joins the battle of the Android consoles (hands-on)

The portable Android gaming console GameStick proved to be a hit when it reached its $10,000 Kickstarter goal in just two days — and here at GDC 2013 PlayJam is showing off the the developer version that will be shortly shipping out to some early backers. In concept, the GameStick is similar to the …

Carl Icahn Unleashed: Wall Street's Richest Man Is On The Attack -- Just Ask Michael Dell

<b>This story was co-authored with Nathan Vardi.</b><p>Carl Icahn’s offices carry a distinct museum quality. Three decades of scalps, resulting from some of the most famous hostile takeovers, proxy fights and board assaults in American financial history, cover every cranny of his wood-lined corridors. There …

Scientists develop biological transistor that can command living cells

Fully biological computers are getting closer to reality. Scientists at Stanford University today announced they have created a new type of transistor, the most basic part of a computer (and almost all other modern electronics), that is made entirely using genetic material, and works inside of …