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Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think

By now everyone has heard of Google’s RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest from Mountain View, Calif. What many of you might not realize, however, is just how fast the SEO industry is changing because of it. In this …

SEO

This Artist Is Teaching Neural Networks to Make Abstract Art

Gregory Chatonsky even let a program name the paintings.<p>Can computers make art? Nearly a year after Google's DeepDream program flooded the internet with puppyslugs, it's still hard to tell. Artist Gregory Chatonsky, whose work deals with the technological catastrophes facing our culture, explores …

Art

The Beginner’s Guide to Google’s Material Design

Advertise here with BSA<br>You may be the type who struggles to keep up with web speak, confused by phrases like “UX (user experience) design” – or the …

UI Design

A Master Of Science Visualization Animates Deadly Viruses

Using the Protein Data Bank, an illustrator puts a new spin on molecular science.<p>Twenty-three-year-old Seattle-based designer Eleanor Lutz is one of our favorite practitioners of the art of the science visualization, but it’s been a while since we last heard from her. Her latest work was worth the …

Data Visualization

Smartwatches are already passé for London fashionistas

LONDON — Wearables may have been the hot trend of 2015, but they were notable by their absence during men's fashion week in London.<p>Wrists previously …

Wearable Tech

New York Considers Mandating Back Doors Into Phones

secret secret / you can’t keep it<p>With a bill reintroduced last week, a New York Assemblyman wants to make it easy for the government to get inside smartphones. It’s a proposal that would mandate smartphone manufacturers be able to unlock the phones they make. The bill comes from Assemblyman Matthew …

Privacy

Finally, a Desert Bus Sequel Has Been Announced

Penn Jillette, one half of the magician duo Penn & Teller, has announced a virtual reality sequel to Desert Bus is in development. The game is being created with help from Randy Pitchford, head of Borderlands studio Gearbox.<p>Jillette revealed the game on his podcast, Penn's Sunday School, which was …

For whom the troll trolls: A day in the life of a Reddit moderator

Why? Because Crocker is also a Reddit moderator for the main science subreddit — /r/science, which has 9.8 million subscribers. Being a Reddit mod for /r/science is a title that only belongs to Crocker and 11 others, and comes with absolutely no pay.<p>We recently visited Crocker at BU in order to get …

Internet

Must-See Design Documentaries You Don't Want To Miss

Inspiration is all around you. Your design taste is developed by the things you consume. Your creative genius is influenced by the food you eat, sounds you hear, music you listen to, books and articles you read and movies you watch. If you feel like procrastinating make sure you spend your time …

Gaming Industry

Forget Flatbrims and Snapbacks, Now It's All About the Dad Hat

Inspired by The Shade Room, a roundup of the caps everyone's currently talking about.<p>"All I wear is dad hats :(," senior beauty editor Julie Schott DM'd over the holiday break. She included a link to an Instagram from one of our favorite accounts, The Shade Room, which read as follows<p>After I …

Barack Obama
Michelle Obama

Dolce & Gabbana Debuts Its First-Ever Hijab Collection

How has it taken this long for a luxury brand to do this?<p>On Sunday, Dolce & Gabbana debuted its first collection of hijabs and abayas, news that was first revealed on Style.com/Arabia. The collection features 14 looks in a neutral black and beige color palette, accented with black and white lace …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The European Court of Justice ruled that the "Safe Harbor" agreement used by US tech companies to send data between the US and Europe is invalid.</b> That could cause trouble for companies like Facebook and Google if European countries insist they store European user data locally.<p><b>2. Microsoft held</b> …

IPad Pro

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Books

As the machines take over, Apple desperately clings to humanity

Technically incorrect: In Monday's announcement of its new music service, Apple is clinging to the hope that people still want to be people and want to believe in other people, rather than in the supremacy of the machines.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken</i> …

Reality TV

Apple’s Beats deal finally starts to make some sense

A year ago, Apple bought headphone company Beats for $3bn. It turns out that it was its streaming business that was so tempting<p>This time last year Apple paid $3bn to acquire a company called Beats that made overpriced headphones and ran an unsuccessful music-streaming business. This acquisition …

U.S. Department of Justice

With Windows 10, The OS Becomes A Service Instead Of A Series Of Major Releases

Microsoft is moving to a different kind of software model with Windows 10. A developer evangelist noted that Windows 10 would be the “last version of Windows” during the company’s Ignite conference this week, and a follow-up confirmation from an official Microsoft spokesperson revealed (via the …

Software

This Artist Takes Photos Of Her Own Menstrual Blood

Jen Lewis’s macro photography aims to kill the stigma surrounding menstruation.<p>Jen Lewis creates gorgeous photographs using a medium that rarely sees the light of day: menstrual blood. While working at University of Michigan’s Division of Infectious Diseases, Lewis became interested in …

Menstruation

Here's Why Uber Would Spend $3 Billion on Maps

Anne-Christine Poujoulat—AFP/Getty Images<p>Guillaume de Senneville—Demotix/Corbis<p>Sean Gallup—Getty Images<p>Paul White—AP<p>Thomas Peter—Reuters<p>Josep …

France

The vindication of Edward Snowden: How a new court decision cements the whistle-blower’s legacy

The 2nd Circuit’s decision on a key provision of the Patriot Act is a huge deal, expert tells Salon<p>A few weeks ago, HBO broadcast a roundly celebrated interview between comedian John Oliver and Edward Snowden, the former CIA contractor who became a controversial and world-famous figure after …

Surveillance

Brain-Controlled Bionic Legs Are Finally Here

No, really. Amputees have been testing them for over a year<p>For a full decade, Gudmundur Olafsson was unable to move his right ankle. That's because it wasn't there. Olafsson's amputated lower leg was the delayed casualty of an accident from his childhood in Iceland, when he was hit by an oil truck. …

Robotics

This Mechanical Lung Blows

To help them better understand their own breathing patterns, third-year Interaction Design Students at the ArtEZ Academy of the Arts Amy Whittle and Willem Kempers created Lung, a strange machine that blows large bubbles to simulate breath.<p>Ethereal and invisible, breathing is something you rarely …

Interaction Design

33 social media groups you should know about

Whether you’re a community manager, a social media marketer, a PR pro or a digital strategist, chances are good you could use a sounding board once in a while.<p>Joining a group of likeminded professionals is a great way to bounce around ideas, ask and answer questions and share industry news and tips.<p>…

Empathy Cards by Emily McDowell Express Genuine Concern While Making You Smile

We're great admirers of the hilariously honest (and sometimes awkward) greeting cards by Emily McDowell. Now, she's bringing that same truthful spunk to subjects that are tough to tackle. Specifically, what to say to someone who's dealing with serious health conditions like cancer, chronic illness, …

Empathy