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Robotic legs simulate our neural system, lurch along in the most human-like way so far

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We've seen some pretty wonky bipedal robots before, but scientists at the University of Arizona have gone straight to the source -- us -- to make one with a more human-like saunter. It turns out it's not just our skull-borne computer that controls gait: a simple neural network in...
Robotic legs simulate our neural system, lurch along in the most human-like way so far
The Infinite Jukebox makes your favorite song last forever

Visual Effects Industry Does a Disappearing Act

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The Oscar for best visual effects on Sunday is widely expected to go to Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi,” which uses a digitally created tiger so realistic that it serves as the main character’s sole companion for most of a journey across the Pacific. But there may not be much...
Visual Effects Industry Does a Disappearing Act
Tovbot Is A Robotic iPod Dock That Can Shake Its Groove Thing

Google keeps the interactive Olympic doodles going, tests your spacebar with a game of hoops

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If your keyboard survived yesterday's track & field test, the folks in Mountain View have posted another interactive doodle to satisfy your Olympic dreams. This time around, you can give acarde-style basketball your best shot by tapping on your spacebar to get into a rhythm from the charity stripe....
Google keeps the interactive Olympic doodles going, tests your spacebar with a game of hoops
Panasonic Memoto Este: a steam-powered visor to soothe your weary eyes

About Last Night Wants To Improve Your Nightlife By Making It Even More Social

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They say that all work and no play makes for some dull boys, and I think brothers Darren and Derek Dodge certainly seem to agree with that sentiment. The two of them have just launched a new iPhone app called About Last Night here on our Disrupt stage that aims...
About Last Night Wants To Improve Your Nightlife By Making It Even More Social

Scosche Industries rolls out Rhythm, iOS exercise aid

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Consumer electronics manufacture Scosche has unveiled the Rhythm, a pulse monitor and iOS app combo providing users a simple way to manage, track, and analyze workouts. The device combines to alternating LEDs with a photo sensor for accurate measurement of user's pulse, with an accelerometer allowing the device to adjust...
Scosche Industries rolls out Rhythm, iOS exercise aid
As tablet usage grows, can publishers evolve fast enough?
Cyborg anthropologist Case 'sells out' to Esri

A Review of Consistent Designs on the Web

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The visual language of a website impresses a visitor far beyond their first glimpse. In fact, in observing the best websites, you notice that the small details speak to you subconsciously and that consistency improves your experience of the website and as a result makes you more likely to return....
A Review of Consistent Designs on the Web
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day

MagicScroll for Chrome lets you read every Web page like a book

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MagicScroll for Chrome wants to transform the way you read online. Typically, you’ll navigate a Web page by using the vertical scroll bar, the scroll wheel on your mouse or perhaps the arrow buttons on your keyboard. But the MagicScroll Web reader transforms each page into a book-like interface, making...
MagicScroll for Chrome lets you read every Web page like a book
These goofy glasses could fix all of your sleep problems

Keanu Reeves: the future of cinema

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Why I made a documentary about the differences - and affinities - between digital and celluloidReading on a mobile? Watch hereI grew up with film. I understand how it can make you feel nostalgic. It stands for a halcyon past, like memories of your mother's cooking. Celluloid is a fantastic,...
Keanu Reeves: the future of cinema

PlayStation Mobile's 'New Year giveaway' offering six free titles over six weeks

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For those who haven't yet found a reason to check out the three-month old PlayStation Mobile store, Sony's got a rather compelling one for ya: freebies. Starting today, one game will be available gratis every seven days as part of a "New Year giveaway," which will last six weeks...
PlayStation Mobile's 'New Year giveaway' offering six free titles over six weeks

Matthew Macklin suffers technical knockout defeat by Sergio Martínez

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• Irishman knocked down twice in 11th round by world champion• Kell Brook impresses in points defeat of Matthew HattonSergio Martínez beat Matthew Macklin by a technical knockout at Madison Square Garden to remain the world middleweight champion but the Birmingham-born Irishman took great credit and provided Martinez with the...
Matthew Macklin suffers technical knockout defeat by Sergio Martínez

Microsoft France tosses ice water on the idea of a new Xbox in 2012

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Well, consider our mind twisted. Despite the larger technology press being all but set in agreement that 2012 would be the year that the next Xbox showed its face, today we have new indication that that position could be flat wrong. Coming straight and hot from the lips of Microsoft...
Microsoft France tosses ice water on the idea of a new Xbox in 2012

Fujifilm's flexible Beat speaker diaphragm lets us roll up the rhythm

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While there's been no shortage of rollable displays, rollable speakers are rare -- the softness needed for a bendy design is the very thing that would usually neuter the sound. Fujifilm's new Beat diaphragm manages to reconcile those seemingly conflicting requirements. The surface depends on a polymer that stays...
Fujifilm's flexible Beat speaker diaphragm lets us roll up the rhythm
Watch this: the alien beat of microscopic life in 'Micro Empire'

Robin Sloan's "Fish:" A Tap Essay About Liking & Loving

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Robin Sloan made up a new kind of story called a tap essay. It's a story in an iPhone app that you push along by tapping it. You read at your own pace. His first tap essay, "Fish," is available for free today. It's about the good flood of things...
Robin Sloan's "Fish:" A Tap Essay About Liking & Loving

Sasha Grey Releasing Experimental Death Dub Album As aTelecine

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Pendu Sound Recordings will be releasing a limited edition (500) LP from Sasha Grey’s experimental noise venture, aTelecine. The album, A Cassette Tape Culture, is scheduled to be released April 27. Grey calls aTelecine “an experimental death dub orgasm kind of project.” aTelecine is: Sasha Grey: Voice, Synth, Tape loops,...
Sasha Grey Releasing Experimental Death Dub Album As aTelecine

Review: Vizio's CA24T is a welcome upgrade to an already stylish AIO

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Vizio's latest version of the CA24T, a stylish and cleverly designed all-in-one, amends the deal-killing flaw of its previous iteration: a poor, TV-grade LCD. The CA24T's display now matches up nicely with the competition, and performance has improved. It remains expensive, however, and it has a slightly oddball keyboard...
Review: Vizio's CA24T is a welcome upgrade to an already stylish AIO
The DarwinTunes algorithm: from random to rhythm
Smule's Magic Piano music app now available for Android

RT @chriseppstein: Interactive typography rhythm GUI: http://lamb.cc/typograph/

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RT @chriseppstein: Interactive typography rhythm GUI: http://lamb.cc/typograph/

BlackBerry phones could get rhythm-to-unlock, like dun-da-da-dun-dun

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Who needs face unlock when you could just tap out a private ditty on your smartphone? Maybe you'd risk giving away your credentials to any vaguely rhythmic phone thief within ten feet, but RIM's engineers have a patent-approved answer to that: Rather than just sensing rhythm, they reckon a...
BlackBerry phones could get rhythm-to-unlock, like dun-da-da-dun-dun
If you had to reinvent scrolling, it might look like MagicScroll

Women at work: 'Forget the balance. This is the merge'

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Silicon Valley is figuring out the single most vexing problem for ambitious working women: how to spend time with their children without ruining their careers. In an extract from the book The End Of Men, female executives at Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo reveal how they make it workThis is how problems...
Women at work: 'Forget the balance. This is the merge'

What you need to know to pair fonts well

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Typography is one of the elements of design that some designers tend to struggle with the most, and is often the one thing that can make or break a design. With so many graphic and web designers teaching themselves how to create amazing designs, it is definitely an artform in...
What you need to know to pair fonts well
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