Earbud headphones come as standard with most smartphones, but they’re typically prone to breaking, and their one-size-fits-all design means that they can be uncomfortable and fall out when exercising. In the past, we’ve seen HeadFoams make the devices more durable, especially for young users. Now OwnPhones is enabling consumers to customize their earbuds to their own unique style and ear shape through 3D printing. READ MORE…
This is the world’s collective view of the World Cup
A good portion of sports fans across the globe found themselves sitting in front of a TV yesterday to watch Germany and Argentina duke it out in the World Cup, and artists Teju Cole, Jer Thorp, and Mario Klingemann wanted to make something out of that rare worldwide connection. “Simultaneous spectatorship has been possible for decades,” Cole writes on Twitter, “but global social networks have now made it highly visible.” Cole asked his followers to tweet photos of their television or computer as they watched the game, tagging the photos with their location, the minute on the game clock, and the hashtag “thetimeofthegame.”
A chat with Microsoft’s CEO: why Apple and Google haven’t won yet
“Guess what, you’re just not a consumer.”
July 15th marks a new era for Kinect hacks
Microsoft’s second Kinect for Windows sensor is arriving on July 15th for $199, and it’s aiming to take things even further away from gaming. While Kinect’s early usage was boosted by the Xbox 3…
Don’t let an economist bully you into believing money’s all that matters. And don’t let a psychologist bully you into believing that money is completely unimportant. How you manage that tradeoff is going to require a lot of experimenting and thinking and introspection. People choose occupations based not just on money, but also on meaning.
Citizens can support their cities like never before on platforms like Kickstarter. Here’s a look at what makes a winning civic campaign.
While most of the action in crowdfunding has been around private entrepreneurial projects, recently…
about time. a disruptive way to get around non progressive government.
Feels like a Tom Cruise movie..