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Designing Cameras That Work Like Eyes

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 15:00
To improve photography, engineers are designing cameras that behave more like eyes

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Flexible, Bio-Inspired Machines Are the Future of Engineering

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
Flexible, one-piece machines could soon make today's assemblages of rigid parts look like antiques

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Outrage Against the Machines

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
A short history of tech wrongs righted by widespread indignation

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Tracing Photos Back to the Camera That Snapped Them

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
A unique camera “signature” to identify online criminals

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Graphic Geeks Can Now Give Their Characters Curly Locks

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
Simulating a single spiraling hair strand may prove a boon to computer animators

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In Defense of Outrage over New Technology

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
Sometimes the Luddites have a point

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The Fluid Future of Shape-Shifting Technology [Video]

Scientific American - Technology - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
Breakthroughs in morphing design endow machines with the flexibility found in nature

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Dunes on Mars Resemble Starfleet Logos

Scientific American - Space and Physics - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00


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Proof that the Universe Inflated Rapidly After the Big Bang

Scientific American - Space and Physics - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
Traces of primordial gravitational waves could tell us how and when the early universe went through its precipitous expansion

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Kepler Telescope Finds 700 New Exoplanets

Scientific American - Space and Physics - Thu, 01/05/2014 - 14:00
Data from the damaged spacecraft reveal new worlds

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White Dwarf Acts as Cosmic Magnifying Glass

A planet-hunting telescope has observed long-predicted gravitational lensing of a star in a binary system by its companion

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Our favorite tweets of the week: April 14, 2014 – April 20, 2014

Web Designer Depot - 5 hours 53 min ago

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers.

The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that we tweeted about, so don’t miss out.

To keep up to date with all the cool links, simply follow us @DesignerDepot

Go on an egg hunt with Saatchi & Saatchi http://depot.ly/vS3PX

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Interesting Wikipedia concept http://depot.ly/vS3IR  via @dribbble

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

12 Little-Known CSS Facts http://depot.ly/vS391  *Good read via @sitepointdotcom

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

#Typography is a practice: http://ow.ly/vS35i  via @BrushLovers

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Google Offers Sneak Peek At Latest Google Glass Software Update http://depot.ly/vQaJs  via @marketingland

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

The beauty of Nick Meek’s photography http://depot.ly/vQaby  via @fubiz

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Nice tip: How to Add Audio to PowerPoint Presentations http://depot.ly/vQ9pW

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Google’s modular mobile could be with use within a year http://depot.ly/vQanS

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Want to build a website but don’t know where to start? Here are 59 tutorials to help you out http://depot.ly/vMIVs  via @CreativeBloq

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Good read: 12 ways to get the most from Behance http://depot.ly/vMIjN  via @tutsplus

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Google’s Dead-Simple Tool For Making UX Decisions: 2 Jars Of Marbles http://depot.ly/vJU7d

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

A Beginner’s Guide to UX & UI Design http://depot.ly/vEunr  via @justcreative

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People [Infographic] http://depot.ly/vEBzJ  via @EntMagazine

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

 

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Light Typefaces http://depot.ly/vExnh

 April 14, 2014 April 20, 2014

Want more? No problem! Keep track of all our tweets by following us @DesignerDepot



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Next Windows obsolescence panic is 450 days from … NOW!

The Register - 7 hours 48 min ago
The clock is ticking louder for Windows Server 2003 R2 users

With the not-quite-panic over the end of support for Windows XP behind us, you'd think it's a time to chill out for a bit.…

Categories: IT & Technology

Slideshow: The Week In Sports – Week Of April 19, 2014

The Onion - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 18:00
The Week In Sports – Week Of April 19, 2014






Categories: Fun

Immune cells to be tested on the International Space Station

ScienceDaily: Space & Time - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 14:00
The human body is fine-tuned to Earth's gravity. Scientists are now conducting an experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) to study whether this also applies to human cells. We know the effect of gravity on muscles, bones and joints inside out; it has been studied extensively in medicine for centuries. For a long time, however, exactly how gravity affects the cells remained a mystery.
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X-ray Method Could Improve Nuclear Screening

Scientific American - Technology - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:30
A rapid imaging technique adapted from medical applications shows promise in the detection of nuclear materials

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LOHAN and the amazing technicolor spaceplane

The Register - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 10:44
Our Vulture 2 livery is wrapped, and it's les noix du mutt

Picture special Cue the traditional portentous drumroll and fanfare of trumpets as we reveal today the finished livery of our Vulture 2 spaceplane – a provocative combination of paint job and vinyl wrap which is, frankly, the mutt's nuts.…

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Comics of the week #231

Web Designer Depot - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 10:26

thumbEvery week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD.

The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers.

These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today.

So for a few moments, take a break from your daily routine, have a laugh and enjoy these funny cartoons.

Feel free to leave your comments and suggestions below as well as any related stories of your own…

Tight squeeze

Comics of the week #231

 

Productive while working at home

Comics of the week #231

 

Send backup

Comics of the week #231

Can you relate to these situations? Please share your funny stories and comments below…



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April 19, 2014

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 05:00

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SpaceX-3 launches science cargo to International Space Station

Science Daily: Matter and Energy - Sat, 19/04/2014 - 02:26
A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft full of NASA cargo, experiments and equipment blazed into orbit Friday, April 18, aboard the company's Falcon 9 rocket. The astronauts aboard the International Space Station will unload the supplies after the Dragon arrives at the orbiting research laboratory.
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