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Otto by Paolo Cappello for Miniforms

An irregularly-shaped glass top is supported by a network of beech struts to form this table by Italian designer Paolo Cappello.

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Jean Nouvel photographed by Julien Lanoo

Here are some more photographs of Jean Nouvel’s recently-opened Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in Kensington Gardens, London, this time taken by French photographer Julien Lanoo.

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Microsoft Shows Off 'Milo' Virtual Human

adeelarshad82 writes "Microsoft released a video showing off its 'virtual human' technology, named Milo, designed for the company's hands-free Xbox 360 motion controller called Kinect at TED Global in

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New Chinese Rule Requires Real Names Online

crimeandpunishment writes "According to a human rights group, a leading Chinese Internet regulator is calling for new rules requiring people to use their real names online and when buying mobile phone

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Wireless PCIe To Enable Remote Graphics Cards

J. Dzhugashvili writes "If you read Slashdot, odds are you already know about WiGig and the 7Gbps wireless networking it promises.

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Sonic Skydive's Real Aim Is To Help Astronauts Survive

mattnyc99 writes "Earlier this year came reports that Felix Baumgartner (the daredevil who flew across the English Channel) would be attempting to jump from a balloon at least 120,000 feet altitude, b

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Your Feces Is a Wonderland of Viruses

sciencehabit writes "Thanks to an anlaysis of fecal samples from four sets of Missouri-born female identical twins and their mothers, researchers have concluded that human guts harbor viruses as uniqu

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Don't Stop File-Sharing, Says Former Pink Floyd Manager

Barence writes "The former manager of Pink Floyd has labelled attempts to clamp down on music file-sharing as a 'waste of time.' 'Not only are they a waste of time, they make the law offensive.

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Open Source Hardware Definition Hits 0.3

ptorrone writes "A group of open source hardware makers have put together a draft of the open source hardware definition which is now a version 0.3 which hopes to further define the making, sharing an

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Deported Russian (Spy?) Worked At Microsoft

subtropolis writes "KOMO News in Seattle is reporting that a recently-deported 23-yr-old Russian man 'appears to have ties to the recently-exposed Russian counterintelligence' (according to unnamed Fe

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Spammers Moving To Disposable Domains

Trailrunner7 writes "Spammers and the botnet operators they're allied with are continuing to adapt their techniques to evade security technologies, and now are using what amount to disposable domains

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NASA's Juno, Armored Tank Heading For Jupiter

coondoggie writes "When it comes to ensuring that its upcoming Juno spacecraft can survive its mission, NASA is surrounding the spacecraft's electronic innards with titanium to ward off mission-threat

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Privacy Flaws In Chatroulette Expose Users

itwbennett writes "In a paper posted online this week, researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder and McGill University outline three different types of attacks that could be launched agai

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OpenSolaris Governing Board Closing Shop?

echolinux writes "Frustrated by Oracle's refusal to interact with the OpenSolaris community or speak with the OpenSolaris Governing Board, the OGB has issued an ultimatum to Oracle: designate a liaiso

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Mozilla's New JavaScript Engine Coming September 1

An anonymous reader writes "Mozilla has reached an important milestone as its new JavaScript engine, 'JaegerMonkey,' is now faster than the current 'TraceMonkey' in a key benchmark.

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iPhone 4 Reception Recall Ruckus Roundup

Readers today have been sending tons of stories about the iPhone4, so here are a few of the highlights:
Following the Consumers Reports that the iPhone has antenna problems, Andy Patrizio asks if

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Given Truth, the Misinformed Believe Lies More

SharpFang writes "In a series of studies in 2005 and 2006, researchers at the University of Michigan found that misinformed people, particularly political partisans, rarely changed their minds when ex

in swissmiss

Letterboard

Letterboard turns your iPad or iPhone into a sign-board. It lets you create signs in the style seen in airports and convention centers everywhere. Oh, what fun can be had with this?!

in Dezeen

Mercury high-speed train by Priestmangoode

British designers Priestmangoode have unveiled a conceptual high-speed train for the UK.

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Werkschau der Hochschule Augsburg

Auch in diesem Sommer präsentieren die Studierenden der Hochschule Augsburg, Fakultät für Gestaltung, in ihren Räumen die Abschlussarbeiten.

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V&A to launch competition for Exhibition Road extension

Dezeenwire: the Victoria and Albert museum in London are to launch an open international competition this autumn to design an extension to the museum on Exhibition Road - Independent

in Design By Grid

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Minimalist House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

This long narrow house in Okinawa, Japan, by Japanese studio Shinichi Ogawa & Associates is divided lengthways into a courtyard and living space.

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GE WattStation by fuseproject

San Francisco designer Yves Béhar of Fuseproject has designed these electric car-chargers for public and home use. 

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Shophouses 4 x 8 m Bangkok by Peter Nitsch

German photographer Peter Nitsch has sent us a selection of his latest series of photos, documenting combined businesses and homes in Bangkok, Thailand.

in Six Revisions

10 Android Apps Every Web Designer Should Know About

With the dominance of Apple’s iPhone in the recent years, Google’s Android OS seems to have been left in its shadows.

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Heiße Scripts für Typografie zum Dahinschmelzen

Auch FontShop kann sich dem aktuellen Klima nicht entziehen. Die Hitze ist Schuld: 15 ausgesuchte Schreibschriften (ab 19 €) minus 15 % Hitzefrei-Preissenkung (bis 31. Juli 2010).

in Dezeen

Old Thomas moustaches by Pavel Sidorenko

Need a designer disguise? Estonian product designer Pavel Sidorenko has created this range of felt fake moustaches.

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Essent Energy heating plant by Bonnema

Architectural photographer Gerard van Beek shares his photographs of a heating plant in the Netherlands by Dutch architects Bonnema.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Aspiring designers from diverse backgrounds awarded Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Through the support of generous individuals, organizations and corporations, Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year will be awarded to 26 creative, socially engaged students stu

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Harvey and Me

A remembrance of comic artist and graphic novelist Harvey Pekar by an illustrator who worked with him throughout his career, fellow Clevelander Gerry Shamray.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Detroit: Syncopating an Urban Landscape

On Places, Dan Pitera, of the Detroit Collaborative Design Center, curates a portfolio of projects by artists, architects and activists who are reshaping the city's abandoned landscapes.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Murray T.25 City Car

Report on Gordon Murray's conversion from revolutionary race car designer to creator of one of the greenest city cars ever.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Teaching in a Time of Uncertainty

Meditation on the doubt creeping into today's design practice.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Hard Times

Michael Zinman's collection of signs created by the homeless.

in SeptemberIndustry

SeptemberIndustry Exclusive – Design Project

Fedrigoni UK – Arcoprint paper sampler
Design Design Project
“Design Project have created a new paper sampler for Fedrigoni to promote their extra white premium uncoated brand, Arcop

in Wired

Wikileaks Cash Flows In, Drips Out

The secret-spilling website Wikileaks is a conservative spender.

in Wired

Testing Inflatable Kayaks? That's a Paddlin'

When you can't fit a regular sized kayak on the roof of your Mini Cooper, try one of these inflatable beauties instead.

in Wired

Best Album Art of All Time, Readers' Choice Edition

Wired.com readers speak up for great LP cover art that failed to make the cut when we put together our list of favorites.

in swissmiss

reSPECt

AIGA Metro-North’s reSPECt is a civilized dialog between advocates and opponents of speculative branding and design work.
Is speculative (spec) work productive and fair?

in Dezeen

Dezeen Podcast: James Dyson

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Dezeen Podcast: James Dyson

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Dezeen podcast: Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs talks to James Dyson in this podcast recorded at the UK launch of Dyson’s new floor-standing blade-l

in magCulture

Playboy Portugal

The Portugese edition of Playboy has been closed down following the publication of the above cover. Did they have a death wish? Full story here.

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Tea House for Robots by Rootoftwo and PLY Architecture

Michigan studios Rootoftwo and PLY Architecture have housed their conceptual models of future kitchen appliances in a paper teahouse at the National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto, Japan.

in Design By Grid

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Dezeentalks at [D3] Design Talents: Tomás Alonso

DezeenTV: in this second movie in our Dezeentalks at [D3]Design Talents series, London designer Tomás Alonso talks about being an exhibitor as part of [D3]Design Talents at imm cologne, his favouri

in magCulture

Out now: Elle Collections

The new issue of Elle Collections is out this week, featuring this feat of picture research on its front cover.

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Twittfont jetzt individueller gestalten

Mit dem smarten Widget TwittFont, entwickelt von MOCCU und FontShop, lassen sich aktuelle Tweets animiert und harmonisch in jede beliebige Webumgebung einbetten. Seit heute stehen 8 neue Fonts zur V

in Dezeen

Unagi by STAD

Japanese architect Toru Shimokawa of STAD clad this shop selling eels in burnt and carbonised cedar.

in Dr. Web

Facebook Social Plugins einbinden - Vorsicht Datenschutz

-->Bewertungen und Social Plugins, vor allem der "Gefällt-mir-"Button von Facebook, sind bei Blogbetreibern äußerst beliebt.

in Boagworld

No Money, No Matter

As we begin to feel the fallout of the econmic crisis and some organisations cut funding for their websites, how can we be more effective in the way we work.

in Six Revisions

40 Great Resources for a Complete Roadmap to Freelancing

An important activity that all freelancers need to do–no matter what their freelancing field may be–is to read and educate ourselves.

in Dezeen

Foundation by Benjamin Hubert

This shelving with integral steel box-files by London designer Benjamin Hubert has been created to celebrate the 200th anniversary of British design brand Heals.

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Günter Behnisch 1922-2010

Dezeenwire: German architect Günter Behnisch, founder of Behnisch Architekten, and  has died aged 88. Via sueddeutsche.de

in magCulture

Vinyl + print

This is just a beautifully simple, elegant idea. Underwood is a new bi-annual project publishing a 12″ vinyl record featuring a short story on each side and an illustrated sleeve.

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Education Official Says Bad Teachers Can Be Good For Students

Zenna Atkins, the chairman of the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), has raised some eyebrows by saying that, "every school should have a useless teacher." She stresses that schools shouldn't

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White House Tackling the Economics of Cybersecurity

GovTechGuy writes "White House Cybersecurity czar Howard Schmidt will be hosting a meeting Wednesday with the Secretaries of DHS and Commerce in which he is expected to discuss the administration's ne