Murphy’s Law decrees: “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” For any of us whose livelihood depends on our labor, things going wrong could mean: “Anything that can be automated, will be automated.
The algorithmic logo design startup Tailor Brands has raised $1.1 million in seed funding from Disruptive Ventures and various angel investors. We first wrote about the beta launch of Tailor Brands at Disrupt San Francisco this past fall. It tested various branding concepts in beta.
Chef has been helping companies configure, manage and automate their software and infrastructure for some time. Today it made several announcements to bring that same level of automation to compliance. For starters, the company announced that it has acquired VulcanoSec,
Today Microsoft has announced the Migration Accelerator (MA) for Azure. MA is in limited preview now and is designed with the technology from their acquisition of InMage.
It’s strange, because until now most home automation system which involve accessing the power outlets seems to have been designed for nerds to show off their ‘touch sensitive’ switches. But it’s taken a 19 year old from Kent,
Good layout design frames a story and impacts how you are informed by the content. For example, in the hallways of Sports Illustrated, editors hang up every page of the print edition to be reviewed and manually tweaked before publication. Read More
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was typical in one key regard: The best insights to be had at the event are those that appear when you look at its overall composition, rather than at any single announcement or product unveiling. For CES 2015,
The Hotels.com of unregulated sublease bedrooms got a big makeover today, and thousands of words have been typed out over how it represents "community," "butts," "belonging," and or some other stuff, I don't know—who read this? It also represents a bad copy job.Read more...
When most people hear the word “manufacturing,” a few images tend to come to mind: low skill, wrench-turning, physically draining work; dirty, grease-stained workplaces; a male-dominated workforce. For whatever reason, these stereotypes persist, and they are antiquated and misleading.
Home automation may not be described as life-altering just yet, but it is pretty cool to be able to control your lights from a smartphone app, change your music automatically as you walk into a room and enjoy a comfortable temperature without lifting a finger.
Tilt My Blinds, which is currently on track to be successfully crowd funded on Kickstarter, offers a clever way to get in on the home automation action by letting you control your blinds’ ’tilt’ mechanism via a smartphone app, dedicated wall switch, or its own built-in light sensor.
The operators behind the pernicious TrickBot malware have resurfaced with new tricks that aim to increase its foothold by expanding its distribution channels, ultimately leading to the deployment of ransomware such as Conti.The threat actor, tracked under the monikers ITG23 and Wizard Spider,
Image Credit: Dimitri karastelve We may all have our favorite apps and services, but loyalty only goes so far. When something suddenly stops working, it doesn't take us long to go scrambling for alternatives. That's just what's been happening with Facebook and its properties lately,
Joe Raedle | Getty ImagesElon Musk has entered rarified air in the world billionaire rankings. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is not only currently the richest person in the world, but is now worth as much as fellow billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett combined.
The developer of Dying Light is currently working on a PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S upgrade for the zombie parkour game. Techland's announcement comes a little while after it shared the news that Dying Light 2 has been delayed by two months. This was the game’s second official delay,
The Batman director Matt Reeves has revealed a new image of Zoë Kravitz’s Catwoman/Selina Kyle ahead of the upcoming trailer for the film. Kravitz will play the iconic Batman character alongside Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne, Paul Dano’s Riddler, Jeffrey Wright’s Jim Gordon,
Hailee Steinfeld compares playing Kate Bishop in Hawkeye to the young poet in Dickinson. Created by Alena Smith for Apple TV+, the first season of Dickinson premiered in 2019 along with the debut of the streaming service itself. It was quickly renewed for a sophomore season and now,
2022 could be an exciting year for Android fans, as a new rumor suggests OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei is creating a 'Nothing' smartphone. Any longtime OnePlus followers will know the company has taken a few big shifts in recent years.
Today Twilio braved the public markets and did what no technology startup has done all year – go public. The company began trading this morning on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TWLO, and didn’t disappoint. After pricing at $15 dollars, the stock opened at $23.99 per share,
This week, Tesla announced plans to buy SolarCity, Twilio IPOed, the NY State senate passed an anti-Airbnb bill and we discovered the world’s largest Nerf gun. Read on for a recap of the biggest tech stories of the week. Read More
Apple today announced that it is discontinuing its Thunderbolt Display, the large external display many use to connect to Macbooks or other Macs for extra screen real estate.
An anonymous reader writes Ars Technica reports that for the first time in Bitcoin's five-year history, a single entity has repeatedly provided more than half of the total computational power required to mine new digital coins, in some cases for sustained periods of time. It's an event that,
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对于大部分第一次体验 VR 设备的朋友来说，面对那个仿佛触手可及的虚拟现实世界，身临其境地漫步其间恐怕会是诸位产生的第一需求——然而很遗憾，尽管 HTC、Oculus 还有 Sony 都在不同程度上提供了民居房间范围的空间追踪功能，但对于想要随意行走的我们来说，这片狭小的空地显然是远远不够的。那么，有没有可以让我们在空间坐标不变的前提下体验自由步行的 VR 设备呢？答案无疑是肯定的——由来自美国北加州的 Infinadeck 公司推出的企业同名设备「无限甲板」，这款仿佛来自经典科幻剧目《星际迷航》的产品就为我们带来了目前最出色的 VR 步行解决方案。
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