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Korean Illustrator Captures Love And Intimacy So Well That You Can Almost Feel It (Part 2)

A year ago we already wrote about the beautiful illustrations by Zipcy and the light touches, dreamy gazes and longing sighs that they portray.<p>Yang …

Drawing

Camouflaged in a Cloak of Green: Majestic Eco-Friendly House in the Mountains

We all love a home that creates minimal ecological impact, reduces carbon footprint and becomes one with its surroundings as much as possible. <b>House</b> …

Green Roofs

Memory-boosting brain prosthesis shows impressive results in human trials

A DARPA-funded study has raised the possibility of memory-enhancing brain prostheses. Following animal research that had returned successful results, …

Mysterious Pastel 3D Artworks

<b>Catello Gragnaniello</b> is a graphic designer and artist specializing in digital based in Naples. Using 3D graphics, he realized the project called …

Helvetica Alternative With 84 Styles Makes Hipsterism A Coveted Aesthetic Again

Screenshot via GT America<br>An awe-inspiring microsite displaying how a hip, old school-like typeface can be applied and styled has been the talk of the …

Blade Runner 2049's beautiful Screen Graphics and UI Design

Starting off our week here on Abduzeedo with the work of Andrew Popplestone on his work on the outstanding Blade Runner 2049. More precisely on his …

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

Wedding Photography

McDonald’s Amusingly Turns Its Golden Arches Logo Into Directional Signs

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Cossette<br>McDonald’s Canada has launched a playful new campaign with agency Cossette that …

AI-powered robot finds common soap ingredient may combat malaria

Around half of the world's population is at risk of contracting malaria and it causes around half a million deaths each year. However, the parasites that cause malaria are becoming more resistant to the drugs we currently use to combat them, meaning the global malaria risk stands to increase if we …

Microsoft’s new drawing bot is an AI artist

Microsoft today is unveiling new artificial intelligence technology that’s something of an artist – a “drawing bot.” The bot is capable of creating images from text descriptions of an object, but it also adds details to those images that weren’t included the text, indicating that the AI has a …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet your match: Google app finds famous art you look like

Sure, we all know what famous person we vaguely look like (I always get Geena Davis, which ... I wish! She's still in a "League of Her Own.") But the blandly named Google Arts & Culture app will dig through thousands of museum artworks from days gone by to see if you have a truly old-school …

Apps

Japanese scientists just created an AI that can “read” human minds

Nope, this isn’t just fodder for the new series of Black Mirror<p>As computer scientists attempt to make machines think and learn like humans, the …

Awesome Web Design for Marvel Black Panther

Andriy Bata shared an awesome web design project for the upcoming Marvel movie Black Panther. There are so many cool things about this project but I …

Web Design

This glowing charger makes the perfect stocking stuffer for any iPhone user on your list

Maybe you're using your device as an alarm clock. Maybe it's helping you track your sleep cycle. Hey, maybe you're expecting a midnight booty call. …

How to Use A/B Testing and Personalization Best Together

If you ask most marketers, they will tell you that A/B testing and personalization are two completely different things. I respectfully disagree, and …

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

The Coca Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company selling more than 500 brands of soft drink to customers in over 200 countries. Every single day the world consumes more that 1.9 billion servings of their drinks including brands like Coca Cola (including Diet and Zero) as well as Fanta, …

Artificial Intelligence

Behr predicts In the Moment will be the hot new hue in 2018

In the Moment is more than a philosophy. It's the name of Behr's paint pick for 2018 Color of the Year.<p>The serene, blue-green color with a slightly gray cast represents the first time Behr has singled out a feature color from its annual list of 20 hot hues to watch.<p>And if you're thinking, "<i>2018?</i> …

These body hackers have stepped straight out of sci-fi

Every transhuman has an origin story. For Rob Spence, 45, a shotgun accident at the age of nine left his right eye severely damaged. At 34, under his …

More artificial intelligence, fewer screens: the future of computing unfolds

Screen-free user experiences such as Amazon Echo and autonomous vehicles portend a future of computing without screens.<p>We are approaching the day …

Samsung's 'AI-powered' washer is just trying to save you time

IFA 2017 isn't all about smartphones, smartwatches and cute droids. The event is also a chance for companies to showcase their latest innovations for home appliances. Samsung did its part this year with the WW8800M washer, which sports technology called QuickDrive that promises to complete a full …

Artificial Intelligence

Artists Are Transforming Used NYC MetroCards into Miniature Works of Art

New York City MetroCards are often disposed of immediately after use, but as artists are demonstrating, we should think twice before tossing them. In an ongoing series of exhibitions called <i>Single Fare</i>, creatives are transforming the small tickets with miniature paintings, drawings, and sculptures. …

Rainbow Animals Roar Across Geometric Street Art Murals

Arlin Graff's polar bears and oversized hummingbirds take over urban centers.<p>Streaked with oversized bears whose faces and bodies deconstruct into a million chroma particles, towering building faces become metaphorical nature sanctuaries in the work of Arlin Graff. The Detroit and São Paulo-based …

London’s ‘smart street’ turns footsteps into energy

And lures you into shopping nearby with coupons on an app<p>You might think that tasking a stretch of sidewalk with generating electricity would be enough of a feat, but this kinetic pavement on London’s Bird Street is apparently supposed to save retail, too. The 107-square-foot section of Pavegen …

Robots need love too — Empathy Mapping for AI

Product people build things that serve some purpose and solve some problem. Unfortunately, when it comes to machine learning, most are forgetting …

You Can Now Buy That Kickass Wonder Woman Poster You Fell in Love With Last Weekend

To celebrate the triumphant launch of the <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie last week, Poster Posse unleashed a whole gallery of excellent art tributes to Diana. But …

This Smartphone Case Doubles as an Espresso Machine

Mokase is the world’s first smartphone case that also serves users a warm shot of espresso whenever and wherever they want. It’s aimed at people who …

Coffee

An AI invented a bunch of new paint colors that are hilariously wrong

Let’s just say this neural network won’t make you fear the robot uprising.<p>At some point, we've all wondered about the incredibly strange names for …

Smart and Beautiful Logo Design by Spoonlancer

Spoonlancer is a a freelance designer currently based in Fukuoka, Japan. He has a set of beautiful logo design projects on his Dribbble page that are …

The robotic brain surgeon will see you now: drill can perform complex procedures 50 times faster

Scientists have revealed a robotic drill that can cut the most sensitive brain surgery down from two hours to two and a half minutes.<p>The machine, developed at the University of Utah, is being hailed as a potential breakthrough in survival for brain patients as the reduced time they spend in surgery …

This interactive map uses machine learning to arrange visually similar fonts

Typography enthusiasts likely already know how to identify fonts by name, but it’s always useful to explore visually similar fonts when you feel like changing up your options. Design consultant firm IDEO’s Font Map helps you do exactly that, with an interactive tool that lets you browse through …

Machine Learning