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Game developers tell Polygon about the surprising and unintentionally invasive information they learned about the people playing their games, and concerns that kind of collection raises. ...
They don't call this the Information Age for nothing – nowadays we can access the entirety of humanity's collective knowledge from small computers in our pockets. But all that data has to be stored somewhere, and huge servers take up heaps of physical space and require huge amounts of energy. Now, researchers at Harvard have developed a new system for reading and writing information with o
James Vaughan, creator of the massive hit Plague Inc., shares data from the first few years of selling Plague Inc: The Board Game, and offers key takeaways for other designers heading into the board game market. ...
It was just last year that we heard about the Marine Skin patch, a flexible data-tracking device that can be temporarily adhered to marine creatures. Well, its designers have now come out with a version that's smaller, more sensitive, and capable of going much deeper... Continue Reading Animal-adhered data patch gets smaller and better Category: Science Tags: Flexible Electronics
Instagram has announced Checkout, a new feature that is not directly imaging-related, but should still be of importance to many users. Checkout will allow users to purchase goods and services from Instagram business accounts without leaving the app and finalizing the transaction in another app or browser.After tapping on a product page users will be able to select sizes, colors, and other product
MASV, a cloud data transfer service targeted at media professionals, has been rebuilt from scratch, the company has announced. Its new MASV 3.0 product uses Amazon Web Services as its new cloud provider and now features 160, rather than 10, servers around the world. MASV rebuilt it uploader code and promises average upload speeds faster than Dropbox, Google Drive, and WeTransfer.In addition to im
5oopx, the photo sharing service owned by Visual China Group (VCG), the world's third-largest visual content provider, has posted a security notice on its support site today, revealing that the platform suffered a security breach that exposed user data and profile information.The breach was discovered by 500px engineers only a few days ago on February 8, but actually happened all the way back on
Although traditional seismographs are essential for warning of earthquakes, they can be difficult to access when placed on the sea floor. Well, that's where the MERMAID underwater seismic floats are designed to come in, and they've recently been successfully tested in the Galápagos... Continue Reading Undersea seismographs pop to the surface to transmit data Category: Science Tags:
Men are more willing to share their location data freely compared to women, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. Twice the number […] The post Men twice as likely to share location data than women, claims report appeared first on ShinyShiny.
with the masters program set for its fourth edition, we highlight five graduates who detail the benefits, projects and possibilities of design by data. The post école des ponts paristech’s design by data masters encourages experimental architecture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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