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The internet of things isn’t producing a data deluge … yet

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>There are already billions of devices — from forks to jet engines — connected to the internet, and all signs point to a huge …

Early Fans Are Abandoning Google Glass In Droves

He'd left his pair in the car, Brin told a reporter. The Googler, who heads up the top-secret lab which developed Glass, has hardly given up on the product -- he recently wore his pair to the beach.<p>But Brin's timing is not propitious, coming as many developers and early Glass users are losing …

Wearable Tech

Motorola's march toward mobility

We owe a lot to Motorola and its team of inventors and engineers. The company made breakthroughs in portable radio and brought us one of the first-ever cellphones. It launched the flip phone, the clamshell and the wildly popular RAZR V3. There have been some ups and downs along the way, and the …

7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

Looking back at 2014, we can see some spectacular trends emerging in the web design landscape: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, …

UI Design

Samsung wants to make its wearables more ‘glanceable’ to save you time

SAN FRANCISCO — For Samsung, wearable devices are all about “glanceability.”<p>Speaking onstage at Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored event, Samsung VP and head of design Dennis Miloseski explained that the company’s approach to wearable devices comes from the idea that we should be able to glance …

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

How design changes the way investors see your startup

A few weeks ago during a moment of self-reflection, I noticed a recurring theme throughout the top deals in our pipeline and became suddenly aware of my tendency to value startups with well-formed user experience and user interface (UX/UI) design elements over more technical elements.<p>My initial …

Jawbone set to release sleek, sensor-laden UP fitness tracker

Jawbone will soon unveil a pair of new fitness trackers — one with a low price point and the other with a sleek new design and a heartbeat sensor, a wearables industry source told VentureBeat.<p>A new report from The Information seems to corroborate our source’s account, saying that the low-cost …

Nest Adds Outdoor Weather Updates to Its Learning Thermostat

Nest has today announced a handful of new features for users of its smart learning thermostat, which promise to provide more convenient access to information and reduced energy usage.<p>Among the new features in version 4.3 are a smarter automatic scheduler, which the company says is more efficient …

Sesame Street: Where Does Paper Come From?

Fun Waterproofing Activity

Today we have a fun way to investigate how waterproof different materials are.<p>I printed a picture of a chicken and asked the children to colour it …

If 3 Little Girls Did This To My House, I'd Do Everything I Could To Get Them Full Rides To Stanford

If you like what GoldieBlox is doing to innovate for girls' toys, you could Like them on Facebook. And if you want to see them <b>win a chance at airing</b> …

Stanford University