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Elon Musk unveils a vision for Tesla and SolarCity: ‘solar roofs + batteries + electric cars’

This evening, Elon Musk announced a “solar roof,” a new battery system — and, most importantly — a vision for investors, as his electric car company, Tesla, and his cousin’s solar energy company, SolarCity, prepare to merge.<p>Tesla summarized the idea in a single photo, above.<p>The premise is that on …

Startup investor Scott Belsky shares five big predictions for the future of technology

Allow me to explain, as well as share some implications for each:<p>The concept of actively "posting" or "sharing" will be frowned upon and entirely replaced by a passive stream of your life's experiences, whereabouts, and media consumption. Imagine a 24 hour channel of you that is authentic, aways …

Artificial Intelligence

Vivid Color / Waterfrom design

<b>Design Inspiration</b><p>Inspired with paper patterns created by fashion designers for garment making to interpret their imagination, this interior design, …

To Rethink Remote Collaboration, Google Takes Cues From The Analog World

Aruliden explains why the Jamboard takes pains to look analog, not like a screen.<p>What makes an office whiteboard different from a screen? The simplest answer is that one is analog, and one is digital. But Johan Liden of New York-based brand strategy and product design firm Aruliden thinks the real …

These Are the World's Most Innovative Architecture Firms

<i>This article was originally published by Archipreneur as "5 of the Most Innovative Architecture Firms."</i><p>The AEC industry is notoriously slow to adopt …

Small Room-Small Green / JAM

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a renovation of collective housing in Osaka.The small which was renovated is filled with natural …

Design Finds: 5 Creative Highlights of the Week

Welcome to the latest edition of Design Finds, where we highlight creative news, happenings and findings from the past week. This week’s selection is …

Apple’s new touch bar is a usability disaster

Apple opened its “Hello Again” event yesterday with a video on accessibility features on iOS and macOS for the disabled. Ironically, the highlight of …

This Sleek, Minimal Pocket Knife Is Inspired by the Ocean

Adding to their mix of eclectic, ergonomic and aesthetically intricate designs, Discommon Goods has unveiled their new collaboration with The James …

Philippe Starck Designs Sleek New Smartphone With Edgeless Screen

Acclaimed French designer Philippe Starck has created a sleek new smartphone for Xiaomi, a Chinese company dedicated to “making quality technology accessible to everyone.” The new model, Mi Mix, features an expansive, edge-to-edge screen and numerous forward-thinking specs, fusing artistic design …

Apple says new MacBook Pro has only 16GB of RAM to save battery life

According to exec Phil Schiller<p>Much has been said about the cost, trade-offs, and compromises involved with purchasing Apple’s new MacBook Pro. Apple unveiled the device, which comes in three new iterations, yesterday at a press event, and people pouring over its spec sheets and purchase options …

Apple should kill the iPhone’s Lightning port next

Apple is heading towards a bold wireless future where iPhone and Macs share data wirelessly. And their batteries will probably recharge without any …

Microsoft Is Looking Like the New Apple - MIT Technology Review

This week, one giant technology company looked like an innovator, launching a sleek new suite of forward-looking hardware to help media professionals …

MacBook Pro

Steve Jobs would probably be rather upset with what Apple has become today

This past week, Apple spent 82 minutes unveiling a new app, a computer screen made by another company, and three laptops with the same name. They weren’t exactly the major overhauls that many were hoping for, and the event comes not too long after the company released a new iPhone that looked much …

iPhone

The new Panamera Turbo and Panamera 4S in motion.