Tak Min Yang

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35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Hanzi: New Design Documentary on Chinese Typography

Font designers: Imagine tackling 10,000-plus characters<p>Muris is the creative studio behind <i>Design & Thinking</i> and <i>Maker</i>, documentaries about design …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

Pull Quote

Book Talk<p>Up to 93 million cows and counting—find out how our reliance on industrial feedlots is affecting the environment.<p>They provide us with beef and milk, the gel coating for pills, soap, ice cream, baseballs, and printing ink. But our dependence on cattle, especially the beef we consume in …

Agriculture

A 29-year-old invented a painless way to save money, and Google's buying into it

In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, 60% of Americans between the ages of 18 to 40 saved absolutely nothing in 2013. Last year, adults under 35 had a savings rate of negative 2%.<p>So why is this happening? Is it that hard to go to a bank and open an automatic savings or a CD account?<p>"The bank …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Yahoo is spinning off its small business unit.</b> It's happening as part of the spinoff of Yahoo's remaining stake in Alibaba.<p><b>2. Twitter is going to start selling ads in other apps.</b> Promoted tweets will appear on Flipboard and Yahoo Japan.<p><b>3. Google, Microsoft and Amazon are paying large sums to get</b> …

CMYK Cards Let You Play Texas Hold ‘Em With Color

For the graphic designer-turned-card sharp, prepare to drool.<p>Forget about playing the A (ace), the J (jack), the Q (queen) or the K (king). Consider playing the C (cyan), the M (magenta), the Y (yellow), or the K (key, or black) instead, with this gorgeously colorful set of CMYK Playing Cards, now …

Great balls of data! 2 sports devices you need for the holidays

When you think sports, the first word that comes to mind is likely not “sensors,” but two startups are using sensors to make some of the coolest products in data-focused sports training we’ve seen.<p>You hear about industries that are being “disrupted” by data: finance, education, healthcare, and …