Thomas Whittle

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A Grown-Up Library, With A Built-In Slide For Kids

Another indoor slide–do we smell a trend?<p>A lot of architects get a bad rep for being narcissistic control freaks with a Randian complex–people who exert their “vision” and expertise over their clients. That said, <i>occasionally</i> utterly reasonable architects actively try to involve clients in the …

Airstream-Inspired Living: Kempart Loft with Aluminum Pod by Dethier Architectures

The refurbished, industrial Kempart Loft gets a drastic makeover by Dethier Architectures, complete with a modular aluminum pod that not only breaks …

An Old-Timey Railway Station Turned Into A Modernist Hideaway

When a former client of Netherlands-based Zecc Architects firm bought The Railway House Santpoort, an abandoned railway house (semi-occupied by a groundskeeper type), he decided he wanted to live in the dilapidated structure. He wanted to preserve the near-crumbling building, and tack on a more …

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

PayPal wants to get rid of passwords in favor of biometric security

While passwords are the way of the land on the internet, PayPal’s chief information security officer Michael Barrett says that passwords and PINs are …

YouTube’s New Subscription Service: Stars Not Included

YouTube finally rolled out its paid subscription service yesterday, which generated a lot coverage.<p>But the YouTube folks went out of their way to …

US government is now the biggest buyer of malware, Reuters reports

Former officials warn US hacking threatens cybersecurity<p>The US government is waging electronic warfare on a vast scale — so large that it's causing a seismic shift in the unregulated grey markets where hackers and criminals buy and sell security exploits, Reuters reports.<p>Former White House …

How Is Facebook Home Really Doing?

It has been a month since Facebook released Home, the company’s take on a socialized operating system built atop Android. And at a press event this …

Social Media

Apple's Got a Huge Waiting List of Cops Who Need iPhones Cracked

It's no secret that the police aren't very good at breaking into encrypted iPhones, but they've been asking Apple for help. A lot of help. According …