Friday, June 23, 2017

New 4D prints transform into permanent shapes when heat is applied

New work out of Georgia Tech promises to lend a sense of permanence to shape-shifting 3D printing. The technology, commonly referred to as 4D printing by those in the know, aims...

Twitter announces new live shows from the WNBA, BuzzFeed, Live Nation and more

Looks like Twitter’s streaming video news deal with Bloomberg was just the first of more than a dozen content partnerships that it’s announcing today. The company unveiled the full slate at...

Google has taught an AI to doodle

Hot on the heels of the company's art and music generation program, Project Magenta, a pair of Google researchers have taught a neural network to sketch simple drawings all on its...

Ride-hailing in Austin: Life without Uber and Lyft is a fun sh*tshow

Image: mashable composite/associated press/blended images SXSW is known for having breakout apps of the year. There was Twitter, Foursquare and, most recently, Meerkat. But this year it's not about anything innovative...

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 will be ‘epic’ and ‘gigantic,’ but will it involve...

They clean up pretty nice. The Walking Dead is rapidly approaching 100 episodes (time flies when you're crushing zombie skulls like watermelons), but according to its showrunner Scott Gimple, they're not...

Striking protest photos show the power and pride of Indigenous communities

"We exist. We resist. We rise." This powerful statement was boldly brought to the White House, through protest signs and spirit, on March 10 as part of the Native Nations Rise...

Thirsting for the new Nokia 3310? Just make sure it works where you live

The 3310 made us long for our youth, but sadly, it might not even work depending on where you live. Nostalgia is cheap, but it gets us every damn time. Nokia's...

The brilliant way weather geeks paid tribute to ‘Twister’ star Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton, right, helped launch the modern storm chaser movement with 'Twister.' Hundreds of storm chasers and weather geeks mourned the death of U.S. actor Bill Paxton this weekend. Paxton, who...

Uber employees are chatting with each other about Uber’s leadership on anonymous workplace app...

Uber employees have flocked to an anonymous workplace app called Blind as a sort of catharsis since ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti posted about being propositioned and discriminated against while working...

What Zuck’s letter didn’t say

He might not want to run for office any time soon, but Mark Zuckerberg has perfected the time-honored political art of talking a lot without saying anything. In a sprawling letter...

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