What if you never had to use your mouse again? This dream could become a reality sooner than you think. Google just acquired Flutter, a popular motion detection app that lets you control media on your computer via hand gestures observed by your webcam. The software lets you orchestrate your favorite media players like iTunes,… Continue reading Google Acquires Flutter: Where Is the Future of Motion Detection and Gadgetless Control Going?
Black women entrepreneurs will meet and learn from top innovators in tech at FOCUS100, the self-proclaimed “most diverse tech conference on the planet.” Held at Ogilvy Headquarters in New York from October 4 to October 6, the Google-sponsored conference brings together thought leaders, innovators, investors and tech startups founded or co-founded by black women for… Continue reading FOCUS100 Conference Brings Black Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Tech Together for Weekend of Mentorship
15% of Americans adults don’t use the internet at all, according to a Pew Research survey. Seriously: they don’t have email. Who are these internet abstinent, and why aren’t they online?
Have you ever been in a room with a bunch of “stoned” people? Oh, the days of adolescence. Teenager Teenager is a surreal yet hyper-realistic sculpture created by the Chinese artist collective of Sun Yuan and Peng Yu. Much of the artists’ past work has also been known to make people feel a little paranoid… Continue reading Surreal Human Sculptures that Challenge Our Values in Real Life
There isn’t really anything more American than a good’ole slice of apple pie. But when it comes to art and entertainment, what do modern American styles really look like? Jazz music, our own comic book style, and movies like Fight Club all come from the U.S. We’ve also been known to indulge ourselves to the… Continue reading What Is American Art?
Just in time for the fall television season, Hulu has added Chromecast support in its latest app. Chromecast is a device that allows you to stream content from apps like Hulu on your television. Now you can easily watch your favorite shows like Family Guy, Grey’s Anatomy, Law & Order, and The Simpsons all on… Continue reading Chromecast Now Lets You Watch Hulu Shows on Your TV
When it failed to reach a budget agreement on Monday, the federal government was forced to suspend non-vital functions such as national parks. Yesterday government employees across the nation were instructed to report to work and wait for further instruction. Those employees deemed non-essential were given one to four hours to leave out of office… Continue reading Go Home, NSA: The Letter Dismissing Our Favorite Feds for the Government Shutdown
What is design to you? Is it a way to communicate ideas? Is design a way to emulate modern trends and lifestyles? Does design help improve user experience? Perhaps most importantly, a good design can communicate ideas as well as instructions on using a product. Whether designers conceptualize a responsive hearing aid based on a… Continue reading Artist Creates Fake Design Studio to Mock Designers Who Value Style over Substance