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William Shatner Takes On Social Networking

nut writes "Everybody's favourite actor, author and starship captain is bringing some new ideas to the world of social networking.

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Researchers Beam 230Mb/sec Wireless Internet WIth LEDs

MikeChino writes "A group of scientists from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute have devised a way to encode a visible-frequency wireless signal in light emitted by plain old desklamps and other light fix

in Slashdot

SolarPHP 1.0 Released

HvitRavn writes "SolarPHP 1.0 stable was released by Paul M. Jones today.

in Slashdot

Best Smartphone Plan Covering US and Canada?

j00bhaka writes "I am a US citizen attending university in Nova Scotia, Canada. I currently have the Verizon America and Canada plan (also known as the North American plan).

in Slashdot

Pennsylvania CISO Fired Over Talk At RSA Conference

An anonymous reader writes "Pennsylvania's chief information security officer Robert Maley has been fired for publicly talking about a security incident involving the Commonwealth's online driving exa

in Slashdot

Half-Male, Half-Female Fowl Explain Birds' Sex Determination

Kanan excerpts from a BBC report out of Scotland: "A study of sexually scrambled chickens suggests that sex in birds is determined in a radically different way from that in mammals.

in Slashdot

T-Mobile's First HSPA+ Modem Goes On Sale Sunday

adeelarshad82 writes "T-Mobile announced that the webConnect Rocket USB Laptop Stick, the first HSPA+ device for the US, will be available beginning on Sunday, March 14.

in Slashdot

EMI Cannot Unbundle Pink Floyd Songs

smooth wombat writes "Before the advent of iTunes and MP3s, EMI and Pink Floyd entered into a contract which stated that EMI could not unbundle individual songs from their original album settings.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

AIGA Austin partners with SXSW to recognize excellence in film design

AIGA Austin, the Austin Museum of Art and the SXSW Film Festival have teamed up to honor design excellence in film and television, as noted in The New York Times this week.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

The Measure of a Designer

Are designers artists or engineers? Inspired by matters of the heart, Collins considers the value design brings to the human experience.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Kopernik

Report on Kopernik, a new website for funding technology to assist populations in the developing world.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Becoming a Designer in the Age of Aquarius

On rereading S. Neil Fujita’s 1968 job manual, Aim for a Job in Graphic Design/Art.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Designed Landscapes

A portfolio of photographs of designed structures and landscapes — from La Jolla to Marfa, from Hadrian's Villa to Storm King — by landscape architecture professor Ken McCown.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Thomas Schumacher Symposium

The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is hosting the Schumacher Symposium: A Celebration of Life and Career.

in Wired

The '70s Photos That Made Us Want to Save Earth

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Two years after Richard Nixon created the Environmental Protection Agency, the new institution sent out 100 photogr

in Wired

Plug and Play: USB Albums We'd Like to See

Out with the CD, in with USB drives, maybe in the form of a cassette tape or spork?

in Wired

NASA's New Jumbo Jet Keeps Giant Eye on Heavens

With a 45,000-foot cruising altitude, the world's biggest airborne telescope will begin collecting data this spring.

in Wired

Alt Text: Resurrected Movie Gimmicks of the Future

With 3-D making a comeback, it's time to dig into Hollywood's history and excavate other cinematic technology that was groundbreaking for its time.

in swissmiss

New York’s Best Coffee

New York’s Best Coffee, an interactive map over at The New York Times.

in Fontblog

Aus Agip wird Eni

Seit genau 50 Jahren bietet Agip (Azienda Generale Italiana Petroli) Automobil-Kraftstoff unter dem Zeichen eines feuerspeienden sechsbeinigen Hundes an.

in Monoscope

Helvetica: The movie

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.

in Experience Matters

Crisis Management Begins Before the Crisis

Toyota reminds me of a guy who buys flood insurance the day after the big rain.
In a recent post on my personal blog, I proposed that an effective ethical strategy required speaking to the emotions of

in Fontblog

»Der Vollhonk«

Die Ritter ohne Hosen (Pantless Knights) sind ein US-amerikanisches Komiker-Trio, das sich auf die Produktion von Spaßvideos spezialisiert hat und diese viral verbreitet.

in Ace Jet 170

Chew Back, er…

I'm not big on chewy. So although this may be old news to veteran masticators, when my colleague pointed out the wrapper back, I thought Tidy World looked pretty neat.

in thinkvitamin

Save $20 (only 4 available) on our HTML5 Online Conference. Use promo code rc4 at http://cot.ag/aeWEjS #tv

Save $20 (only 4 available) on our HTML5 Online Conference.

in Dezeen

Jesolo Magica by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects have designed a retail and business centre for the resort of Jesolo near Venice in Italy.

in Monoscope

Aldo Bakker: Silver Pourer

in Monoscope

DSG: The PEN Story

This is the PEN Story in stop motion. We shot 60.000 pictures, developed 9.600 prints and shot over 1.800 pictures again. No post production!

in swissmiss

#VirtuallyAttendingSXSW

Taking care of little 3.5week old Tilo, I am obviously not attending SXSW this year. But hey, I am pretend-tweeting and #VirtuallyAttendingSXSW!

in Monoscope

Mike Barzman: Pink Terror Hawking

Nothing like a 1000fps 1080p recording of shit blowing up and getting smashed with the Phantom HD Cam

in swissmiss

A Collection A Day

I admit, I am totally looking forward to my daily A Collection a Day image in my inbox. Today’s is lovely. No?

in swissmiss

CreativeMornings with Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of ApartmentTherapy

Hooray for another CreativeMorning, on March 19, 2010, with Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, Co-Founder of Apartment Therapy.

in Monoscope

Umeric: MTV 'Organic' Idents

Director: Ash Bolland
Cinematographer: Jac Fitzgerald
Producer: Von Dekker
Audio: Simon Pyke/ freefarm.co.uk
Visual FX: umeric.com

Fabulous 3d typography from

in Monoscope

Hunter: Track bike

in Dezeen

Alodia by Todd Bracher for Cappellini

In Milan next month Italian brand Cappellini will launch this cantilevered stool by New York designer Todd Bracher.

in magCulture

Overmatter

Eye meets the Newspaper Club as they win the graphics category of the Brit Designs of the Year.

in You the Designer

45 Free High Quality Apple Wallpapers

One of the most well-known multinational companies in the world is Apple inc.

in webtoolkit4.me

Grungy and sticky icon set &amp; Photoshop tutorial

Over at pvmgarage.com there’s a really cool icon set with various social icons availabe for free download and a photoshop tutorial on how to create “grungy” and 

in Boagworld

Does Google personalised listings affect your ranking?

Google has added a number of tools that allow users to personalise the search results they see. The question is - does this affect how you approach SEO?

in Six Revisions

Win a Web or Logo Template from TemplateWire

In this giveaway, five readers will get a chance to win an XTHML/CSS, Flash, or logo template of their choice from TemplateWire.com.

in Dezeen

Genetic Stair by Caliper Studio

Brooklyn office Caliper Studio have completed an apartment in New York that features a very complicated stainless steel staircase.

in Dr. Web

Webinhalte für Smartphones und Pocket PCs aufbereiten

-->Seitdem Internetseiten nicht nur per PC und Notebook aufgerufen werden können, sondern auch per Mobiltelefon und PDA, stehen Webdesigner vor neuen Herausforderungen.

in Fontblog

Die schönste Schreibschrift …

… ist immer noch die handgeschriebene. Meine jüngere Tochter (7) hat zur Zeit die Windpocken. Der Krankheitsverlauf ist gutartig und dauert in der Regel drei bis fünf Tage an.

in Dezeen

Playtime by Ludovic Renson

French designer Ludovic Renson has designed a collection of children’s furniture made of wood and felt.

in thinkvitamin

Dev Tip: When using jQuery on your site, link to the source at http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxlibs so your site loads faster #t

Dev Tip: When using jQuery on your site, link to the source at http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxlibs so your site loads faster

in Dezeen

Factory by Marks Barfield Architects

Steven Chilton of London office Marks Barfield Architects has designed a factory-shaped youth centre for the site of the what was once the world’s largest car plant at Longbridge in Birmingham,

in thinkvitamin

Made me chuckle: Comic Sans walks into a bar and the barman says, "We don't serve your type here." #tv

Made me chuckle: Comic Sans walks into a bar and the barman says, "We don't serve your type here." #tv

in Dezeen

“Have we outgrown designer Ron Arad?” - The Guardian

Dezeenwire: Justin McGuirk, editor of icon magazine, launches his new blog for The Guardian with an attack on designer Ron Arad, whose Ron Arad: Restless exhibition opened at the Barbican recently 

in Six Revisions

Win the Entire Rosenfeld Media Book Collection

Rosenfeld Media, publisher of short, practical books on user experience design, is giving away its entire collection of books.

in Dezeen

Stamps by Richard Hutten

Dutch designer Richard Hutten has designed a postage stamp that consists of a tiny eight-page book for Dutch postal company Royal TNT Post.

in thinkvitamin

New on Think Vitamin: "Setting rather than Resetting Default Styling " http://bit.ly/ahcKrL #tv

New on Think Vitamin: "Setting rather than Resetting Default Styling " http://bit.ly/ahcKrL #tv

in Dezeen

Jonathan Ive explains the iPad on video

Dezeenwire: Jonathan Ive, senior vice president of industrial design at Apple, and other key Apple staff explain the design of the iPad in a video on Apple’s website.
Related story: iPad by Appl

in swissmiss

Pretty Paper Lane

These adorable letter-pressed houses come as a kit by 1canoe2.

in swissmiss

Growing Table

Now if this Growing Table isn’t an important looking kid’s desk, I don’t know what is. It has future CEO written all over it.