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the new BIOTIC district will be immersed in greenery, offering occupants the chance to live and work in close contact with nature. The post carlo ratti unveils ‘BIOTIC’ technology and innovation district for brasilia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the façade is punctured with tear drop-shaped windows, a subtle reference to the bodies of water found in and around the building. The post CROX completes cultural center as part of science and technology campus in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has tested how accurate commercial facial recognition algorithms are at identifying people wearing protective face masks. The study reveals some commercially used systems fail at authenticating masked faces up to 50 percent of the time.Continue ReadingCategory: Computers, TechnologyTags: Facial Recognition, Surveillance, L
Most multicopter drones can only fly for about 30 minutes, after which their battery has to be recharged for one to two hours – this limits their practical use. According to Israeli company StoreDot, though, its FlashBattery tech delivers a full charge in just five minutes.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: StoreDot, Batteries, Charging
texoversum center's facade made of carbon and glass fibers is designed by the research team at ICD / ITKE. The post germany’s ‘texoversum’ research center for textile technology to be cloaked in fiber facade appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Dezeen promotion: global technology company OPPO presents seven products designed by postgraduate Royal College of Art students that could help "integrate technology into our lives more seamlessly". Read more
The Royal College of Art and OPPO have teamed up with Dezeen to host a live panel discussion about how design students from the RCA are making technology more human. Tune in from 4:00pm UK time. Read more
Although there are many insects with wings that fold down beneath covers when not in use, the earwig's wings fold the most compactly. Scientists have now copied that folding mechanism, with an eye towards using it in human technology.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Oxford University, Insect, Folding, Biomimicry
working alongside local craftspeople, the design team realized all elements of the project using natural materials. The post enter projects fuses 3D technology with local craftsmanship for vikasa yoga HQ in bangkok appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the time-lapse videos give an amazing insight into the painting techniques of renowned artists such as vincent van gogh. The post AI technology shows how artists created their famous paintings 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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