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Tweeting For Public Health: Tracking Food Poisoning Via Social Media

Health geeks and Yelp restaurant reviewers, rejoice: A new machine learning system automatically datamines Twitter for food poisoning (...)

2013-08-07
Mapping The Mole To Help Stop Skin Cancer

What if your doctor took a perfect image of your body every visit that could be compared to the one before, so you could see any (...)

2013-08-07
Iris Van Herpen Grows Her Latest Collection From Magnets

An experimental Dutch design collaboration redefines the iron lady, launching a new force in fashion. The iron lady is now a (...)

2013-08-07
Building A Network Of 20,000 Cheap Weather Stations For Africa

You can’t measure climate change and its effects unless you can track the weather. The Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological (...)

2013-08-08
Google revamps its Chromium Dashboard to track if browser vendors are supporting upcoming Blink features

Google today announced it has revamped the Chromium Web Platform Feature Dashboard, which is used to track new feature development (...)

2013-08-07
Seniors Are Fastest Social Media Adopters in U.S.

Seniors citizens in the United States are finally jumping on the social media bandwagon. This year, 43% of Americans over 65 use (...)

2013-08-07
An Artist Turns Books Into Stunning Crystallized Sculptures

Artist Alexis Arnold uses a bit of science to freeze--and immortalize--a small library of classics. When was the last time you (...)

2013-08-06
The A-to-Zaha List: 7 Of Hadid’s Best Buildings

To complement a new monograph of the architect’s work, see seven essential projects--where we’re most pleased she swooped (...)

2013-08-07
Anna Gunn On The Art Of Playing Walter White’s Wife On “Breaking Bad”

The actress talks to Co.Create about how she and Bryan Cranston worked together to portray one of television’s most dysfunctional (...)

2013-08-07
Testing Out The First Wearable Fitness Tracker That’s Attractive Enough To Show Off

The quarter-sized shine seamlessly tracks your activity, without being so obvious about tracking your activity. We took it out (...)

2013-08-07
Does Marina Abramovic Need A Kickstart?

To fund her next performance--an OMA-designed institute--the artist is the latest monied creative to go online asking for money. (...)

2013-08-07
MixBit is a new video remix app from YouTube co-founders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley

Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, the two original founders of YouTube and current team behind San Mateo-based incubator AVOS, are in the (...)

2013-08-07
After buying back Bebo, Michael Birch announces its rebirth with a ‘ballsy’ video

Bebo’s new owners announced today that it is beginning its initiative to reinvigorate life back into the social network. The company (...)

2013-08-06
Saying Goodbye To The HTML Blink Tag

This text is not blinking. Neither is this, or this. Those words are rendered on your screen in straightforward text with standard (...)

2013-08-06
“The Counselor” Trailer Promises An Avengers-Like Collision of Distinct Talents

Written by Cormac McCarthy. Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring literally every single actor you enjoy. One can barely believe "The (...)

2013-08-06
See The Surprisingly Human Process Of Making Action Figures In “The Secret Story of TOYS”

There are real people behind that plastic Stormtrooper figure. This video tells their story. Ever wonder where toys come from (...)

2013-08-06
App Builders Need To Remember That Obligation Isn’t A Real Use Case

Everyone who builds apps knows the axiom: If you can’t imagine yourself needing your imaginary software tool, chances are you (...)

2013-08-06
Say Goodbye To This Scourge Of The Great Lakes: Microbeads

Your skin might have looked great, but your exfoliation was really doing a number on some major aquatic ecosystems. I’m (...)

2013-08-06
Inception-Style Memory Experiment Performed On Mice Was Inspired By The Movie “Total Recall”

“The underlying grip of movies is that they program us to have experiences. They create events in our heads…” -- (...)

2013-08-06
Why High-Profile Tech CEOs Get Into Trouble

This is a News Scrum, which is where we all read one of the morning’s top stories and add something to it--context, research, (...)

2013-08-06
Why Is Google Highlighting Long-Form Articles?

People ask Google some deep questions, like “why am I here?” “should I have a third child?” and “why (...)

2013-08-06
Five Amazing Hacks That Make Us Giddy For The New Kinect

Yes, yes, Kinect hacks are SO 2011--but the little camera that could continues to give us strange goodies like an ever-flowing digital (...)

2013-08-06
Instagram brings video to Ice Cream Sandwich users, lets you import videos from your library

Instagram has just been updated to version 4.1 — the first major release since video landed in the Facebook-owned photo-sharing (...)

2013-08-06
How Facebook Fixed The Biggest Design Flaw In Graph Search

When Facebook rolled out its search feature, it seemed to hold great promise. The hitch: No one could actually find it. Facebook’s (...)

2013-08-06
Haagen-Dazs Presents a Mini Augmented Reality Concert Atop Your Pint

Are you too impatient to let your Haagen-Dasz chill (or warm) for a few minutes before you start gobbling? Perhaps an instant concert (...)

2013-08-06
Smart Handlebars Give Any Bicycle A Bluetooth Brain Transplant

What Tesla is to automobiles, Helios wants to be for bicycles. Converting calories into gasoline guzzled, the bicycle is such (...)

2013-08-06
To Encourage Fitness, An Attempt to Reach the Moon

You always hear that to get in shape, you need clear fitness goals. How about lunar exploration (figuratively)? To get more (...)

2013-08-06
Hard Questions For Email’s “Lost Generation”

I vividly remember scoffing at Instagram to my friends. People were happy with Facebook for posting photos, weren’t they? I (...)

2013-08-06
Yahoo Kicks Off 30 Days Of Logo Redesign

After 18 years, Yahoo’s getting rid of their mid-90s logo to signal its evolution into a design-first Internet company. (...)

2013-08-06
Seven Rare Steve Jobs Videos That Show How To “Think Different”

Steve Jobs Thinks Different About Product-Making This video shows rare footage of Steve Jobs from 1980 giving a talk about starting (...)

2013-08-06
A Beautiful Film Of New York City, Shot Entirely By Drone

Using a Phantom quadcopter to soar through the city’s urban canyons, filmmaker Nicolas Doldinger shows New York from above. (...)

2013-08-06
Tomfoolery’s Anchor brings Evernote and email sharing into its ‘Facebook for the workplace’ app

Today, enterprise software provider Tomfoolery released an update for its first product that adds support for Evernote and emails. The (...)

2013-08-06
A Mobile Farmers Market, Created By Design Students

Connecting a Baltimore food desert with a nearby farm takes only a truck, but this specially designed food transport vehicle makes (...)

2013-08-06
Skeuo-morgasbord: A Digitized Collection of Retro Handheld Video Games

Relive your battered-plastic-and-LCD-screen childhood dreams with this lovingly rendered interactive exhibit. By now I think (...)

2013-08-06
About 9% Of You Would Have Sex With A Robot

Since I’ve started tracking the story of sexual computing I’ve received many emails and countless tweets stating that (...)

2013-08-06
3 Ways To Create Value That Lasts

Innovators work hard to understand exactly what value means to their customers so they can generate it. So how exactly do you generate (...)

2013-08-06
The Art of the Cliffhanger: “Broadchurch” Creator Breaks Down Britain’s Most Tweeted Thriller

Chris Chibnall talks about the influence of Law & Order, X-Files and majestic cliffs on the creation of his acclaimed show, (...)

2013-08-06
Visualizing The Death Tolls Of The World’s Most Horrific Disasters

The emotional impact and press coverage of mass casualty events don’t always line up with the reality of how many (or few) (...)

2013-08-06
See The “Mini Lisa,” A Famous Painting At A Molecular Scale

Scientists use nanomanufacturing techniques to recreate da Vinci’s famous lady. Scientists at the Georgia Institute of (...)

2013-08-06
Debate: Is The World’s Greenest Skyscraper Green At All?

As the battle rages on, Co.Design hosts the discussion. Editor’s note: Last Friday, Co.Design drew attention to a recent (...)

2013-08-06
This Solar-Powered Home Built By Millennials Will Make You Feel Better About The Future

An entrant in this year’s Solar Decathalon, the Ecohabit has solar shingles (no panels here!), walls that absorb and give (...)

2013-08-06
These Data Science Mercenaries Will Make The World A Better Place

The participants in the Data Science for Social Good fellowship are leveraging data to make a difference in local communities--from (...)

2013-08-06
250 Pastas You Should Eat Before You Die

Atkins? The Paleo Diet? Those have no place here, amidst a beautiful mega illustration of over 250 types of pasta. Why does (...)

2013-08-06
How To Create Meaningful Work Relationships While Working From Home

Telecommuting saves time and money, but does it’s a lot harder to have important interactions over an instant message. Luckily, (...)

2013-08-06
Manage Your Web Design Projects Better with an “Action Register”

If you have trouble managing your web design projects, consider implementing the Action Register system to ensure that tasks in a (...)

2013-08-06
Flipboard gets blocked in China, but its local service remains unaffected

China’s notorious Great Firewall Internet censorship system looks to have snared another western service, after users of Flipboard (...)

2013-08-06
New iOS app from iQiyi brings Chinese video fans together to discuss what’s trending

Chinese online television and movie portal iQiyi has launched a social networking iOS app called HotChat where users can join (...)

2013-08-06
As Twitter seeks to become a global town square, others call it the ‘end of the civilized world’

There’s no discounting the impact that Twitter is having on the way we communicate with one another. On Wednesday, cable news network (...)

2013-08-06

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