It's the end of Computers as we know it, and I feel fine

The End Of Computers As We Know It?

If you haven’t already heard, the time-honored tradition of buying a new, marginally faster, more expensive computer every year of your life is soon coming to an end. Moore’s law, which in 1965 predicted with startling accuracy that computing power ...
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Where Do Major US Airlines Fly?

Ever since seeing the Facebook friendship map, Nathan Yau at Flowingdata has been itching for an excuse to play with great circles again. Yau was inspired by Aaron Koblin’s classic Flight Patterns map, but instead of looking at all flights ...
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Mobile App Identifies A Tree By Its Leaf

Trees are not just a simple part of nature, they’re a immensely complex structure that requires an vast amount of knowledge to understand. Leafsnap is first in a series of recently launched apps designed to turn mobile app users into ...
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A Completely Modern Sailboat

Often when we think of sailing, images of old wooden sloops spring to mind, with their graceful wooden lines, polished brass hardware and tangle of rigging… but that’s not what you’ll find with the new B Yachts 60. This vessel ...
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Rolling Back Home: Wheelchair Around the World

Let me introduce you to Peter Donnelly from the UK. He’s an amazing soul who has been traveling around the world, going to such exotic lands as Bangladesh, India, Tibet and Japan. He’s logged in over 8,000 miles, seen some amazing ...
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Smart Illustrations Tickle The Mind

Design is so refreshing when it reveals its clever side and makes us think; and that’s just what artist/freelance designer Tang Yau Hoong’s illustrations do. By a creative use of negative space and a persistent re-imagining of objects, his work ...
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Advertisements Taking Over NYC Subway Cars

Two flat years of advertising sales has been the key factor behind New York City Transit stepping up its efforts to sell advertising in the subway. Ads have been inside the trains and stations but for only the second time ...