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Apple patents dynamic, motion-sensing iOS interface & 3D video editing

On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple two separate patents.<p>Filed in 2007, Apple U.S. Patent No. 8,631,358 defines a “variable device graphical user interface,” which would compensate for movement of a (presumably iOS) device with software adjustments.<p>The patent mentions …

Effektif Brings Workflows To The Cloud With An IFTTT-Like Service For The Enterprise

Effektif wants to do for the enterprise what IFTTT has done for the consumer web – automate workflows through a cloud-based service, but one designed instead to integrate with business level tools and processes, like Salesforce, Oracle, Google Drive, Box and more. The solution, launching today, is …

Indix Is Building A Catalog Of Over 1 Billion Consumer Products To Help Brands Sell Better

Indix, a big data startup based in Chennai, is building a catalog for all of the world’s over 1 billion consumer products to help brands compare prices and make crucial business decisions. Indix is positioning itself as a neutral aggregator of all the world’s e-commerce inventory, and hundreds of …

These Fledglings Could Fall Now That Google Has Its Nest

Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest could herald a new wave of interest in companies sitting at the intersection of data, services, and energy for the home and for businesses – or the beginning of the end for earlier-stage competitors.<p>One investor with deep exposure to the cleantech industry …

Startup CEO salary: how much do founders pay themselves?

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web.<p>The company collected salary data from 11,160 startups around the world that use its benchmarking tool. In Silicon Valley, 75% of founders pay themselves less …

Google Drive introduces activity streams to help you monitor your files

The Google Drive team said today that it is rolling out an activity stream to help you monitor changes to your files and folders. A new ⓘ button that appears at the top right corner of the screen gives you access to the stream, which notes actions taken on files and folders in your Drive, and who …

The 100 Apple employees Google just acquired by buying Nest

Nest, maker of internet connected gizmos for the smart home, is a good fit for Google in many ways. But that Google just paid $3.2 billion for a company that has only two products—a thermostat and a smoke detector—seems a bit much. Why the super high valuation? It could be that Google perceives …

Smart Grids

Youmiam Is A Soundcloud For Recipes Coming Out Of France

French startup Youmiam released a new version of its recipe sharing website and just announced that it has raised $410,000 (€300,000) from angel investors Patrick Robin (24h00), Thierry Petit (Showroomprivé) and Denis Chavanis (former managing director of Nestlé Waters). Youmiam makes it easy to …

Is Netflix Playing A TV Game of Moneyball?

For those that don’t know sports and didn’t see the Brad Pitt movie from a couple years back, the concept of moneyball, in its basic form, is to hire baseball players cost effectively in order to build a roster. In theory, for the cost of one A-Rod you can buy three Scott Hattebergs that, as Brad …

Logotype Collection by Chris Bernay

Outstanding Logo Design.<p>This is a creative logotype collection designed by Chris Bernay, a Buenos Aires, Argentina based freelance photographer, …

Graphic Design

Litho Grid-Based Portfolio WordPress Theme

Litho – WordPress Theme.<p>The <b>Litho WordPress theme</b> was designed by Dutch graphic and web designer Paul Victor aka Prothemeus. This fullscreen …

Web Design

Must-See Video: 3-Sweep is the Fastest Way to Get 3D from 2D That You've Ever Seen

It's not often I'm sitting in front of the computer with my mouth hanging open, but the video below is literally jaw-dropping. Researchers Tao Chen, …

"Osmosi" by Emmanuel Babled

Some products own the rare ability to combine magic and technology, craftsmanship and digitalization, uniqueness and industrial processes—but Emmanuel Babled's latest project, called "Osmosi," incorporates all of that. Babled's pre-production research has two distinct directions: product and …

Venice Biennale

Creative Before and After Maternity Photo

Whether you love it or hate it, you've got to admit, this is one creative before and after maternity photo. Photographer Sandra Bianco took the “before” shot of Keila June when she was 35 weeks pregnant, which is only 5 weeks shy of the typical 40 week pregnancy. Inspired by an image taken by …

Maternity

Articles about blogger focus design inspiration on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today’s global design scene is more expansive and easier to access than ever, thanks to all things Internet—websites, webshops,...<p>Make way, Arne and Eero.<p>Christian Musselman has fun.<p>While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission …

Design

The Earth’s Seasonal “Heartbeat” as Seen from Space | Colossal

<p>We all know that as the seasons change on Earth, temperatures rise and fall, plants grow or die, ice forms or melts away. Perhaps nobody is more …

Articles about 11 creative uses ladders on Dwell.com - Dwell

The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...<p>Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...<p>Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a …

Architecture

How Toxic Are You?

With the current GMO outcry, it is important that we ensure that what we are eating is nutritious and not the opposite. Nurtima is a kitchen scale …

Create High Quality CAD Models for Apple. Imagine That on Your Resume.

<b>wants a CAD sculptor/Digital 3D Modeler</b><br>in Cupertino, California<p>Your resume and portfolio might be pretty sweet right now, but imagine how super …

Sites of the Week: Whiteboard, Start Tank, SalesGenius and more

Following the web tendencies, today we choose nice flat and clean layouts to feature in this post. You can take a special look at Start Tank, …

Shaping Fire Into Artistic Forms

Rob Prideaux has created a fantastic series entitled <i>Smoke & Fire</i>. The body of work originated after Prideaux was unable to find a suitable fire image for a project he was working on.<p>Each of his scenes features bright bursts of fire captured against a stark white background. The photos were taken in …

Photos of the Day

Can 'Brain Freeze' Cause Long-Term Brain Damage?

And is it already too late?!<p>We've all sucked down a milkshake so quickly that it causes a sudden headache—the dreaded brain freeze. But . . . milkshake. Tasty. Must. Drink. Could chugging the rest of that shake cause lasting brain damage?<p>First, let's get one thing straight. "This condition is …

5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

Is Kickstarter Hostile To Science?

By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.<p>On July 31, Kickstarter updated its guidelines to include this sentence: "Projects cannot offer genetically …

Gorgeous Timelapse of European Architectural Landmarks at Night

23-year-old videographer Luke Shepard recently released an incredible timelapse that took him and his friend on an epic journey. Using a 90 day Eurail Pass, they traveled to 36 cities in 21 European countries with the goal of capturing the greatest European architectural masterpieces around today. …

Photography

A Google Designer Visualizes The Beach Boys’ Pop Ecstasy

The Google designer behind the Les Paul doodle brings Pet Sounds’ “You Still Believe in Me” to life in a breathtaking visualization that uses the physics of church bells.<p>Brian Wilson’s voice has always had a choirboy’s quality. With the Beach Boys, his songs were enthusiastic paeans and wistful …

Dwell

To say that print magnate and industrialist Peter M. Brant was an admirer of Andy Warhol would be an understatement. Co-producer of the Peabody- and Emmy-award winning PBS documentary, <i>Andy Warhol: A Documentary</i> (2006), member of the Advisory Council of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, and …

Art

Check Out the New Look 'Designers & Books' Website

Our friends at Designers & Books are pleased to unveil a new iteration of their website, introducing a new layout with several new features as of the …