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  • Serbian designer  cites Scandinavian design and the Bauhaus as motivation and inspiration for his work. And indeed, one can spy the hallmarks of those two influences of modernity across his portfolio.   But look ever more closely and there reveals a profound introspective nature sourced from more philosophical inspirations, e...
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  • There is no question that a white kitchen is the most desirable colour for painted cabinets these days. One reason is it is pretty hard to tell by looking at a white kitchen how old it is by looking at the colour of the cabinets. The kitchen will more likely be dated by the backsplash or the counter top. White kitchens are more likely to app...
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  • The stakes have never been higher. As organizations focus more of their budgets on digital marketing initiatives, there’s greater pressure from clients and management teams to achieve success and measurable returns on investment. Our company was recently hired to rescue a full-scale website development project for a sophisticated digital sta...
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  • I have a unique perspective when it comes to strata painting projects. Firstly, I co-own a painting company in Surrey that specializes in strata repaints. Secondly, I live in a strata complex (84 houses) and have sat on our council for a number of years. I have worked with councils, homeowners, property managers, colour committees, painters, and pa...
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  • The world is right in the palm of your smartphone-holding hand. Google Earth rolled out a new version of its venerable globe this week, first for Chrome and Android, and later for other browsers and iOS. It is a gentler, lighter Google Earth, a slicked-down tool for exploring and sharing beautiful snippets of the world. Unfortunately, it’s al...
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    Added by David Hill on April 22 — No Comments

  • Google’s latest take on machine translation could make it easier for people to communicate with those speaking a different language, by translating speech directly into text in a language they understand. Machine translation of speech normally works by first converting it into text, then translating that into text in another language. But an...
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  • A new 4D-printing technique that creates complex structures in minutes could be used to make temperature-activated cardiac stents, drug capsules and flat-pack furniture. 4D printing creates 3D objects that change their shape over time in response to stimuli such as heat, moisture or light. It is useful for making structures that can adap...
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  • Bat-detecting drones could help us find out what the animals get up to when flying.  Ultrasonic detectors on drones in the air and on the water are listening in on bat calls, in the hope of discovering more about the mammals’ lives beyond the reach of ground-based monitoring devices. Drone-builder Tom Moore and bat enthusiast Tom August...
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    Added by David Hill on April 22 — No Comments

  • A bigger limitation is that they are from the point of view of websites. They see roughly how much traffic comes from any particular access network; this tends to show what percentage of each network is enabled with IPv6. If one were to look at IPv6 traffic from the access network’s point of view, the amount of IPv6 traffic might look quite d...
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  • Not all trends are up and to the right. As the report states, Q4 2016 was "the third consecutive quarter where we noticed a decrease in the number of attack triggers". Still, "the overall 2016 attack count was up 4% as compared to 2015". Also, the volume and number of "mega-attacks" is on the rise. And of course, there was the Mirai malware recrui...
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  • No matter how you think about the Internet of Things, it is clear that it captures a vision of mind boggling opportunities. Suddenly everything around is being connected. Security cameras, thermostats, fridges, and cars turn into connected computers. The speed of the changes by which the Internet of Things changes our lives is unprecedented. Speed ...
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  • The premise of the report is this: full participation in today's societies and achievement of one's desired potential are increasingly likely to depend on the ability to identify oneself; however, some 1.5 billion people are reckoned to lack "legal identification", and action should be taken to remedy this. The report acknowledges that private com...
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  • Adobe has previewed a new technology – or perhaps more accurately an evolution of a few technologies – last year with something it calls 'Sky Replace'. What it does is pretty much as its name implies: it largely automates the process of replacing the sky in a scenic photograph. Yes, this does come off like a one-trick-pony, and the dem...
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    Added by David Hill on March 25 — No Comments

  • photo-eye Gallery is proud to announce that represented artist Hiroshi Watanabe has been selected to receive a year-long grant from the esteemed Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Artists cannot apply for these grants and must be nominated and selected by committee.  The Pollock-Krasner foundation was established in 1985 for the sole purpos...
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  • Part spectacle, part epic art bazaar, Art Basel Miami Beach (ABMB) is captivating yet hard to take in. The warrens of booths, where over 200 galleries actively hock their wares, may be ideal for six and seven figure transactions, but they are hardly optimal venues to look at art. Doesn’t art require quiet, distraction-free settings to operate...
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    Added by David Hill on March 25 — No Comments

  • Today we had a bomb threat. I won’t go through the details here, but instead I’ll go through a couple past drills that left an impression on me.The Columbine shooting happened during April of my first year of teaching, so I guess I should have expected some changes during my second year. I wasn’t prepared, however, for what my pri...
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    Added by David Hill on March 25 — No Comments