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A humanoid robot may have just been granted citizenship status for the first time, but we're still a long way from crossing the uncanny valley to where they blend seamlessly into our society. But apparently fish are easier to fool, since a team from EPFL has successfully integrated a robotic impostor into schools of zebrafish, to the point where the robot could guide the group's behavior...Co
with a ludicrous asking price of $35 million, the 9,000 sqf penthouse spans three levels and features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and 3,240-square-feet of outdoor space.The post new penthouse renderings of tadao ando’s NYC residential building appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Ahead of the PhotoPlus Expo in New York in late October, Sigma announced their new Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for APS-C Sony E-mount cameras and Micro Four Thirds. The company has now announced the release date and pricing for the new fast wide-angle prime lens. Shipping at the end of November, B&H says on November 22, the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary will retail for just
Google Experiments is a showcase of the many creative ways the company's tools and resources can be used. The latest "experiment" to launch is called Voice Experiments, and it offers a variety of fun and interesting ways to play with the voice-controlled Google Assistant, from an automatic meme-generator to a way to compose music using just voice commands...Continue Reading Google Voice Exper
the building is designed to recreate the feeling of a town, with four buildings organized around a central atrium that connects to exterior spaces.The post ADEPT organizes videnbyen cortex park in denmark around a light-filled atrium appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
VSCO has launched a new feature for VSCO X subscribers called Recipes. With Recipes, subscribers are able to save their favorite edits, making it possible to apply them as a batch to future images. Up to 10 Recipes can be saved at a time via a new menu item that you tap after the image edits are chosen for the first time.Non VSCO X subscribers will be able to save only one recipe, so if you want
We talk to two team leads on Overwatch to learn more about daily life working on Blizzard's megapopular hero shooter. ...
The V&A museum has salvaged a three-storey section of Robin Hood Gardens, the much-debated brutalist social housing estate by Alison and Peter Smithson that is currently being demolished in east London. Read more
As part of its New Aviation Horizons initiative, NASA is developing a series of new X-planes that include one concept that uses the air flowing along the fuselage to reduce fuel consumption. The Single-aisle Turboelectric AiRCraft with an Aft Boundary-Layer (STARC-ABL) propulsor harvests a jet airliner's boundary layer to provide more thrust with a 10 percent increase in efficiency. ..Continu
the lightweight and flexible design can be folded into the size of a water bottle. The post ‘pac back trio’ combines a sleeping pad, pillow + chair for efficient campers 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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