When you fall in love, things can get a little fuzzy and, with your thoughts and feelings in disarray, you might not be able to communicate too clearly. But when geeks fall in love it can get even worse, given their infamous lack of communication skills with species of the opposite gender! See, geeks generally… Continue reading 10 Nerdy and Dirty Illustrations for Geeks in Love
Are you an infographics designer? SlideShare has just announced the launch of a new infographics player on SlideShare! Infographics are powerful tools that utilize engaging visuals to quickly disseminate information to hungry audiences, so being able to share them is essential. Although SlideShare has hosted infographics in the past, the new player optimizes the viewing experience… Continue reading LinkedIn Introduces a New Infographics Player and Analytics for SlideShare
Last week we wrote about she++, an organization founded by two Stanford students that aims to encourage women to participate in computer science fields. The organization is becoming increasingly active, hosting conferences on the subject and screening their documentary worldwide. This makes the time ripe for answering this question: why aren’t women joining computer science-related fields at rates similar to men?
Earlier, we brought you the five coolest technologies invented by high schoolers at Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair. These solo projects wowed us and made us rethink what high school students are capable of. Now, witness what students can accomplish when they work in teams as you browse the winners of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.… Continue reading The 7 Most Surprising Technologies Invented by Students at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup
Dream. Learn. Build. This is the motto of the XO Tablet, a family oriented Android tablet designed to help children explore the world through technology and at their own pace. The first tablet of its kind, the XO is the brainchild of the One Laptop Per Child project and comes preloaded with free educational games,… Continue reading A Children’s Computer for $150: The New XO Tablet from One Laptop Per Child
Daniel Stolle is a creative and very talented artist based out of Finland. Since starting out in illustration back in 2007, Daniel has worked mainly in editorial drawings, also doing artwork for book covers, stamps and animated films. He has contributed some amazing images to the likes of Boston Magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Fortune, Harvard… Continue reading 15 Thought-Provoking and Mind-Bending Artworks
Have you ever read or heard a truly engaging story? Have you tuned into some television show you couldn’t stop watching? What makes the roller coaster ride of a story so thrilling to us? Well, every great story begins with a prologue that sets the stage and the characters into motion. In order for us… Continue reading What Makes a Great Story?
Sometimes in order for people to truly get a message, they need to see it in simple black and white. That’s exactly what the non-profit SANCCOB foundation is thinking with their new campaign to save endangered South African Penguins. SANCCOB has long been on a quest to conserve seabirds and other sea-life, especially threatened species… Continue reading The Plight of Endangered Penguins Told by Optical Illusion Posters