Shaun Capehart

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If Your Robot Buys Illegal Drugs, Have You Committed a Crime?

A group of Swiss artists recently set a bot free on the darknet, allowing it to purchase whatever it could with Bitcoins. Among other weird things it …

University of Washington

The wrong words: how the FCC lost net neutrality and could kill the internet

<i>The wrong words.</i><p>That was the overwhelming message delivered to the FCC by the DC Circuit yesterday when it ruled to vacate the agency’s net neutrality rules. The FCC had tried to impose so-called “common carrier” regulations on broadband providers without officially classifying them as utilities …

Google is building Chrome OS straight into Windows 8

Google unveiled its Chrome Apps initiative recently to launch apps that exist outside of the browser and extend its reach into more of a platform, but it looks like the company has a whole lot more planned. Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its developer version of the Chrome …

W3C green-lights adding DRM to the Web's standards, says it's OK for your browser to say "I can't let you do that, Dave"

Here's the bad news: the World Wide Web Consortium is going ahead with its plan to add DRM to HTML5, setting the stage for browsers that are designed …

Chrome Developers on Twitter: "Minified CSS can now be pretty printed in the DevTools! Live in Canary. https://t.co/ZsVK7i9GOz In action: http://t.co/7IfqokA7Mi"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>scott_sword</b><p>@<b>scott_sword</b> yes. Tested it out on a few sites without source maps and …

LXJS 2013 - Domenic Denicola - How to win friends and influence standards bodies

Dark Patterns: inside the interfaces designed to trick you

<i>Harry Brignull is a London, UK-based independent user experience designer with a PhD in cognitive science. He is also the founder of Dark Patterns, which is dedicated to, in his words, "naming and shaming websites that use deceptive user interfaces." This article is based on a presentation he gave</i> …

Optimizing the Critical Rendering Path for Instant Mobile Websites - Velocity SC - 2013

HitFix

In Praise Of Negasonic Teenage Warhead Of ‘Deadpool,’ A Truly Essential Superheroine<p>The Franchise Era Of Filmmaking: What Is It, And How Did We Get …

Robot helps house-bound boy attend school

When Lyndon Baty was born six weeks premature with a life-threatening condition, polycystic kidney disease (PKD), doctors gave him two years to live. Now aged 17, Lyndon requires constant medical attention. PKD has prevented his body from developing at a normal rate, and he's unable to attend …

Meta Wants to Become the Next Augmented-Reality Glasses Phenom

Just a couple years ago, nobody thought much about wearing computers on their faces. But soon there will be actual differentiation among the …

How To Design For A Maturing Android

Some of Android’s problems no longer exist, and others have been blown out of proportion. For the ones that do exist, we’ll provide guidance on how …

Android Niceties

Gaming's new frontier: Cancer, depression, suicide

How "empathy" games are striving to make powerful emotional connections<p>Brian Ramage has made traditional hardcore games for all his professional life, and still does. He recently encountered a very different kind of experience, one that altered his view of what games can achieve.<p>Attending the Game …

Here's an exclusive peek at the book about The Room

You experienced it only after it had become a "dark comedy" instead of an "absurdist disaster," but Greg Sestero was there from the beginning of the …

30 Handy JavaScript Web Designing Tools & Libraries | Javascript

JavaScript tools and libraries which are very helpful for fast web designing. JavaScript development tools are very handful we are currently selected …

New Artificial Electric Skin Will Let Robots Feel for Real

There are plenty of robot arms out there, but what about robot skin to cover them in? A new kind of piezotronic transistor mesh could make for …

Georgia Tech

Patton Oswalt's 8-minute Episode VII pitch is delightfully insane

Patton Oswalt makes an appearance in this Thursday's episode of <i>Parks & Rec</i>. But here's what you won't see — an 8-minute deleted scene of him …

DevTools protip: Right-click on functions to jump to their definition. h/t @ELV1S ☄ http://t.co/5Bk9WoD29F

Guns want to be free: what happens when 3D printing and crypto-anarchy collide?

Cyberculture icon Stewart Brand’s famous notion that “information wants to be free” has been an almost ubiquitous refrain ever since utopian-minded hackers began populating computer networks in the 1980s. Today, 3D printing has given the phrase a whole new meaning, allowing raw data to become real …

Google has a single towering obsession: It wants to build the Star Trek computer.

I first came across Google’s interest in <i>Star Trek</i> back in the summer of 2010. A company spokesman wanted to show me the firm’s rapidly improving …

Beautiful user interfaces of the future, according to science fiction

User interfaces remain one of the most fascinating elements of visual science fiction. They need to tell us something about what characters are doing (whether it's aiming a weapon or tracking a criminal, apparently the two most common activities in the future) and something about what the world …

Hyper-Realistic CGI Is Killing Photographers, Thrilling Product Designers

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 03.20.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Half of this image is a photo, and …

Stamp-On Circuits Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger

Remarkable new tech that places ultra-thin circuits on your skin could revolutionize health care, entertainment, and more.<p>Transistors. Resistors. Capacitors. Inductors. Diodes. RF antennas. Inductive coils. Lithium ion batteries. These are the components of microprocessors, wireless communications, …

University of Illinois

Does Anyone Actually Want a “Facebook Phone”?

Something Facebook mobile this way comes.<p>And depending on what you read, it’s a little different here and there. A proper Facebook phone. Or not a …

The Lengths of CSS | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On March 13, 2013<p>There are quite a few properties in CSS that take a length as a value. The box model properties are the obvious …