Quite the ruckus has been made over the last few days regarding our privacy or, better put, lack thereof. Just about every major tech company, including Google and Facebook, has released statements denying involvement with a secret government surveillance program called PRISM after a report by the Washington Post claimed otherwise. Though the Post has retracted some of… Continue reading 10 Funny NSA and Government Surveillance Parodies and Memes
Finding the right colors to use can make or break a new design. Color also plays an important role in your audience’s reaction to your content. Among psychologists and marketers, it’s generally known that blue, widely accepted in web design, is neutral or even soothing, whereas red, associated with stimulation, might quicken the viewer’s pulse.… Continue reading 5 Most Useful Color Tools and Web Apps for Designers
A new technology could allow you to use gestures to control appliances and electronics from any room in your home using only Wi-Fi. That’s right: no wristbands, fancy remotes, or cameras, just good, “old-fashioned” Wi-Fi. Called “WiSee” (pronounced “we see”), the system is currently in a functional prototype state. How WiSee Works WiSee detects human… Continue reading WiSee: Body Gestures Control Home Devices Using Only Wi-Fi
Last week Intel hosted their International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix. There, 1,600 students from around the world were invited to present their award-winning projects and compete for over $4 million in awards and scholarships. Here are some of the coolest new technologies invented by these stellar high schoolers.
With the Senate set to vote on the comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill, tech leaders, politicians, companies, and organizations are holding a “virtual march on Washington” to urge senators to vote in immigration’s favor. What Is the March? The March for Innovation (#iMarch) is the largest ever virtual demonstration on Washington and is designed to… Continue reading Tech Leaders Urge Washington to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform
The Google I/O Conference has become quite the spectacle recently for geeks and innocent bystanders alike. Do you recall last years keynote featuring sky divers and maniacs hopping across rooftops on BMX bikes? With futuristic technology like the Google Glass project, this session should prove to be just as entertaining! So what can we expect… Continue reading 5 Things to Watch at the Google I/O 2013 Conference [LIVE STREAM]
Google recently launched functionality that allows you to integrate Google+ Comments on your Blogger blog. Even though Google has yet to launch an official API for the Google+ comments feature, Browsing the Net discovered a way for you to embed Google+ Comments on any website or blog too! Edit your website code and add… Continue reading How to Add Google+ Comments to Any Webpage or Blog [Unofficially]
Last week, Nick D’Aloisio became a millionaire at 17 when he sold his mobile app Summly to Yahoo. The teenager doesn’t have a college degree in computer science. He doesn’t even have a high school diploma. He taught himself how to program. He still lives with his parents who still make him clean his room.… Continue reading Is College for Saps?