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What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

Woz wowed by accuracy of new Steve Jobs movie

The new <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie is getting rave reviews from film critics, but what about from the people who were actually there in the trenches with the real Steve Jobs?<p>According to Jobs’ Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the film is pretty darned accurate. In fact, Woz says that there were times watching …

Apple will show a lot more than iPhones at its September event

In just a few days, Apple will hold its annual iPhone event in San Francisco.<p>And although we're not expecting any announcements on the scale of the …

Talking iOS 9 and Apple News with Cult of Mac Co-Founder Leander Kahney

<i>In anticipation of the latest iOS 9 release next Wednesday, we spoke with Leander Kahney, editor and publisher of Cult of Mac, about being an Apple fanboy, his favorite Steve Jobs stories and what’s new with iOS 9 and Apple News.</i><p><i>With its prestigious products and devotion to secrecy, Apple inspires</i> …

Saudi king appoints nephew as crown prince | Saudi Arabia News

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has named his powerful interior minister as heir in a major reshuffle that also saw the world's longest-serving foreign minister replaced.<p>A royal decree removed Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz bin Saud as next in line to the throne and replaced him with Prince Mohammed …

DIWANI CHAIR: A Sculptural Rocker by AE Superlab

Inspired by Arabic Diwani calligraphic script, Ahmed ElHusseiny of AE Superlab, designed a sculptural rocker with a flowing form. The DIWANI CHAIR’s …

Furniture

What an epic profile says about the Apple Watch, Jony Ive, and his design notes for new lightsabers

The New Yorker has just published a gazillion-word profile of Apple design god Jony Ive. Take an hour or two to read it, if you can.<p>The most astonishing thing about the piece is that it exists. Clearly, the era of the obsessively press-averse Apple is over. Journalist Ian Parker was given …

Asalaam Alaykum!

Apple Reportedly Building 'World's Largest' Apple Store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Last week, Apple posted retail job listings for a future retail store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, hinting that the company will soon open its first store in the Middle East. Now, Middle East website <i>EDGARDaily.com</i> reports that the store will be located at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates, …

Where Do Designers Go To Work After College?

Everyone who has ever gone to school to pursue an education in the liberal arts has known at least one asshat refer to it as a “Do you want fries with that?” degree. The implication is that the degree is essentially worthless, and that it will never lead to a job where your education would be …

College & University

From the archive, 30 July 1994: Photojournalist Kevin Carter dies

Kevin Carter took the picture above of the three AWB members being shot during their abortive invasion of Bophuthatswana just before the South African election. It was a picture that made nearly every front page in the world, the one real photograph of the whole campaign.<p>Carter ran out of film …

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools–the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score 14 box office hits in a row.<p>A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and …

Animation

Ian Somerhalder's testimony at Natural Resources Hearing on the domestic ivory ban

Ian Somerhalder

7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …

Kuwait opposition demands end to corruption

Thousands of anti-government protesters have rallied in Kuwait, demanding an end to alleged multi-million dollar corrupt transactions which they say involve government officials.<p>The protesters came out in response to a call made by veteran opposition leader Musallam al-Barrack, who vowed to reveal …

How to become a millionaire by age 30

It shouldn't be taboo, and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I was 30, I was a millionaire.<p>Here are the 10 steps that will guarantee you will become a millionaire by 30.<p><b>1. Follow the money.</b> In today's economic environment you cannot save your …

Personal Finance

Architizer

The Secrets Behind the UK’s Biggest Timber Building

The UK's largest timber building - William Perkin High School in Greenford, West London - has officially opened.<p>Built to a very tight programme – the …

Throwing some shade for CBS Watch! Magazine

Men in Cannes

VOGUE HOMMES FASHION<p><b>From Robert Pattinson in David Cronenberg's Map To the Stars and director Michel Hazanavicius for The Search, to Channing Tatum</b> …

Film Festivals

The 7 Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs

“The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting; the cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.” Steve Jobs made that bold statement when he returned to Apple after a 12-year absence. Apple was close to bankruptcy. We all know what happened next. Steve Jobs launched one …

Steve Jobs, Near Capitalist Criminal, Refutes the Decline of Capitalism

Latest evidence of the dark, borderline-criminal side of Steve Jobs: He tried to rig the Silicon Valley labor market. James Stewart of the <i>New York Times</i> sums up the seamy story here.<p>From Stewart’s story:<p>_____<p><i>If Steve Jobs were alive today, should he be in jail?</i><p><i>That’s the provocative question being</i> …

iOS 7.1.1 Touch ID is not only more accurate, but faster

We knew Apple had improved Touch ID recognition in iOS 7.1.1, but now – thanks to Redditor iOSecure – we know how and why.<p>Apparently, the reason that accuracy would decay over time was down to users screwing up their first scans, when the auto-correction feature needed a perfect start to work …

10 Facts About Jeddah Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World

<i>Updated May 17th, 2017</i><p>Construction has been delayed on the soon-to-be-tallest building in the world, Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Originally slated to open next year, it is now projected for completion in 2019, according to Global Construction News.<p>Once complete, the building will stand at …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

"City of Dreams" Hotel Tower / Zaha Hadid Architects

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b> has designed a 40-story luxury hotel for Macau’s premier leisure and entertainment destination known as “City of Dreams.” …