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Retina implant joy for blind men

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Two British men who have been blind for many years have been able to perceive light and some shapes after surgery to fit an innovative retina implant....
Retina implant joy for blind men
Tetris: can a Cold War classic evolve for the touchscreen?

Rent The Runway Turns Customers Into Models With New Search Feature

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Rent The Runway, a Netflix for designer clothes, accessories and jewelry, is debuting a new way for women to search for designs to rent on the site. In case you aren’t familiar with Rent The Runway, the site allows women to rent designer clothes and accessories at a marked down...
Rent The Runway Turns Customers Into Models With New Search Feature

New Beck songs get visualized, inspire musical platforming

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Beck's latest album won't debut on the shelves of your local brick-and-mortar retailer. Instead, Cities, as its called, will roll out on Sound Shapes for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. The platformer's song-inspired stages transform the record's three tunes, Cities, Touch the People and Spiral Staircase, into interactive...
New Beck songs get visualized, inspire musical platforming
Samsung attacks Apple's expert witness over product similarity

The Verge has obtained an image of what the Windows 8 packaging...

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The Verge has obtained an image of what the Windows 8 packaging will look like. Clean. No clue what the colors/shapes represent, but not bad. Guess it won't be a Mac App Store-only release....
The Verge has obtained an image of what the Windows 8 packaging...
'Sword & Sworcery' composer Jim Guthrie releases first solo album in a decade

Ars asks: How do you read your e-books?

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Electronic book readers come in many flavors and shapes. Add on the ubiquity of Amazon's Kindle app and Barnes & Noble's Nook apps, and any iOS or Android device can be transformed into a multi-gigabyte library (no matter what bookseller you prefer to do business with). With our own Kindle...
Ars asks: How do you read your e-books?

Smartphones with unique designs (roundup)

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For better or for worse, these handsets' risky shapes, colors, and materials stand out among the crowd. [Read more]...
Smartphones with unique designs (roundup)
Google adds public transit data to Maps API
BII REPORT: How Mobile-First Teens Threaten To Upend The Tech Industry

Autodesk's new 123D Design app turns everyone into 3D modellers

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The Next Web was recently privy to a pretty cool demo of Autodesk‘s latest 3D apps, designed to let iPad, Mac and PC users create and order 3D models entirely of the user’s own design. These apps officially roll off the Autodesk conveyor belt today, and they’re aimed squarely at...
Autodesk's new 123D Design app turns everyone into 3D modellers

Thinking Shapes Your Leadership

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Thinking Shapes Your Leadership

FDA Approves Treatment To Give Limited Vision To The Blind

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The Argus II can give people with severe retinitis pigmentosa the ability to see shapes, movement. The Food and Drug Administration approved the Argus II, the organization announced today, the first approved artificial retina to give limited vision to people who are blind. The device uses a small camera...
FDA Approves Treatment To Give Limited Vision To The Blind

Jilion launches SublimeVideo Horizon Framework: Custom HTML5 players with YouTube integration

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After releasing its own WordPress plugin and winning the MIPCube Lab startup competition, SublimeVideo creator Jilion is back to launch its SublimeVideo Horizon Framework, which lets you create completely customizable HTML5 video players, with the added ability to pull in and brand YouTube videos. Jilion calls SublimeVideo the ”world’s first cloud-based HTML5 video player,” which allows the service...
Jilion launches SublimeVideo Horizon Framework: Custom HTML5 players with YouTube integration
Stiktu creates virtual graffiti you can only see on your phone

listening to "Micachu and the Shapes - Eat Your Heart"

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listening to "Micachu and the Shapes - Eat Your Heart"

Is Your Memory Good Enough To Remember That You Read This?

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You know your device's memory will one day fail or not be enough, but how well do you know the faults of your onboard wetware?The best memory system may not be the one inside your head. Scientists are learning more every day about the fragile nature of memories, including the...
Is Your Memory Good Enough To Remember That You Read This?
Researchers hope to create 3D-printed tools made of moon rock for use on lunar outposts
'Multiplication Waterfall' visualizes math we would never otherwise do by hand
People Are Trying To 'Crowdsource' The Identity Of The Boston Bomber With Online Photo Analysis
Evernote Pares Down, Soups Up Image Annotation App Skitch, Extends It To iPhone, iPod
Tim Cook Coffee Auction Closes Tomorrow, Current High Bid at $605,000

Play this: 'Rotational' adds a new dimension to 'Super Hexagon'

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Terry Cavanagh's Super Hexagon is challenging enough without throwing depth and lateral movement into the mix, but that's what Kevin Messman has done with Rotational. Described by its creator as a "love letter to Hexagon," Rotational involves similar slip-through-the-shapes gameplay while shifting the action to the surface of a...
Play this: 'Rotational' adds a new dimension to 'Super Hexagon'

Of Course Someone from MIT Introduced '4D Printing' at TED

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EEE! (Photo: screencap) TED is currently underway in Long Beach, California, and really, what better place to introduce a technology like “4D printing,” i.e., “3-D printing where the chunks start separated and intelligently arrange themselves into basically any object.” That’s according to Wired, which reports the technology (developed jointly by Stratasys and MIT’s new...
Of Course Someone from MIT Introduced '4D Printing' at TED

This typographic dating game teaches designers how to pair typefaces

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While a dating game sounds rather out of the ordinary to the world of typography, designer Aura Seltzer’s Type Connection turns the complicated process of matching typefaces into a very entertaining learning opportunity. First, you start by choosing a typeface to pair. Like a conventional dating website, Type Connection presents you with...
This typographic dating game teaches designers how to pair typefaces

iPad, Meet Star Trek

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In Star Trek, members of the crew are carrying a tablet-like device called the PADD, or Personal Access Display Device. It comes in many shapes and flavors – there’s even a horizontal one, but circa 2151, the device that was in common use looked pretty much like the thing...
iPad, Meet Star Trek

Google Adds 25 Million New Building Footprints To Google Maps On Desktop And Mobile

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Google just announced that it has added 25 million new building footprints to Google Maps. Most of the company’s recent announcement around mapping had to do with flashy updates like 3D maps and buildings in Google Earth or thousands of miles of updated street view imagery. Today’s update stands out...
Google Adds 25 Million New Building Footprints To Google Maps On Desktop And Mobile

Type meets architecture: 14 Blocks of concrete, one awesome typeface

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Much like this gorgeous, giant ice typography project by Nicole Dextras and the well-known “trying to look good limits my life“ series by Stefan Sagmeister, designer David McGillivray has created an incredible, experimental typeface by merging together typography and architecture into what he calls: Pre-Fab Type. The face, inspired by the “Brutalist architecture of London, the Hayward gallery in particular,” was...
Type meets architecture: 14 Blocks of concrete, one awesome typeface

Question: Why Does The iPhone Still Have The Best Touchscreen In The Industry?

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I don’t have an iPhone. And I’m happy with my other devices. But while I laugh at AT&T issues, mock iPhone users for lacking features I have on Android, and so on, there has always been one thing I’ve been desperately jealous of: the touchscreen. Now, I’ve had my share...
Question: Why Does The iPhone Still Have The Best Touchscreen In The Industry?
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