BIC, more famous for making ballpoint pens than computer fonts, is developing a "universal typeface" created by averaging the penmanship of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.
Animated GIFs have emerged as a new form of lexicon for the internet age. A recent museum exhibition highlighted 37 of the most popular reaction GIFs on the internet.
The dangers of darkness and vitamin D deficiency have been creeping into recent considerations about natural light. Eighty years ago, the conversation was far more alarmist and far more embracing of our nearest star.
"People as old as 90 who actively acquire new interests that involve learning retain their ability to learn. But if we stop taxing the nucleus basalis, it begins to dry up."
“Rapid urbanization is the fastest, most intense social phenomenon that ever happened to humankind, perhaps to biology on Earth. I think we can now start to understand in new and better ways why this is happening everywhere and ultimately what it means for our species and for our planet ...
The financial crisis may be one reason executives are flocking to classes and seminars to learn what the great Western philosophers had to say about such concepts as respect, authority, and ethics.
Even snobs and technophobes should accept the hashtag.
Online data fed directly into the brains of human beings via a "software/wetware" interface? We're closer than you think. But the impact on humanity may be devastating.
Some states are in particularly bad shape, but it would be dangerous to assume that all is well with public-employee pensions anywhere in America.
Dubbed the "iKnife," it's connected to a mass spectrometer, which identifies certain chemical signatures that are then compared against an online database.
Fearing for his marriage, a dentist fired an employee he deemed "irresistible." The Iowa Supreme Court said that's perfectly fine.
Just as religion informed the dawn of civilized man, so too do these 21st century stories act as a shield - protecting our sanity from an overwhelming sensation of entropic change. We are trying to find the signal in the noise. But increasingly, the noise is becoming louder and louder. It’s like this treadmill we’re running on has reached a speed we can’t keep up with. Today’s prowess Kairos is being pushed into yesterday’s fleeting Chronos. It’s a collision of dizzying proportions… everything happens now.
The history lesson in Zimmerman's acquittal in the murder of Trayvon Martin
TouchKeys is a sensor-based system that enables a pianist to slide and wiggle their fingers just like a guitarist to produce the same types of sound effects. Unlike other systems, this one preserves the original keyboard design.
Participants at a recent two-day event at Stanford University followed the hackathon model to come up with business solutions in the growing field of food innovation.