During the years of ultra cheap money, companies loaded up on debt but now the concern is whether they will be able to handle the mountain of debt as interest rates rise. Until last year, companies basked in the sun of low interest rates while economies were expanding at a steady clip.
Richard Skellett, a founder of Digital Anthropologist and an expert for Future of Work, has warned of a future in which British workers have chips inserted underneath their skin. The process has already been trialled with company BioTeq fitting 150 implants in the UK.
A new year means a potentially all-new look for the AirPods. Apple’s buds are due for a refresh, having launched in late 2016, and a steady drumbeat of reliable rumors, analyst predictions, and unearthed patents have already painted a picture of what the AirPods 2 could look like.
Rapid and erratic movements of Earth’s north magnetic pole have prompted an early update to a model that assists with navigation. The scheduled fix was supposed to happen on January 15, but the US government shutdown has forced an unwelcome delay.
Coincident with the announcement of Slack’s new branding, Pentagram posted some of the work they did for Slack. For example, this image showing seven takes on a new identity (alongside the old one). What they’re showing is shockingly bad work.
Watch as Ford Motor Co. flexes its manufacturing muscles, where a new Ford F-150 rolls off the line every 53 seconds at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn. Ford Motor Company, Detroit Free Press Ford Motor Co.
This month, researchers made official something that typeface designers have long known: that horizontal lines appear thicker than vertical ones.
Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease. A hormone that is released during exercise may improve brain health and lessen the damage and memory loss that occur during dementia, a new study finds.
For the fourth time in its history (the last hike came in 2017), Netflix is raising prices by 13-18% – its biggest price-hike since launching 12 years ago. AP reports that Netflix’s most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11.
I have a hard time believing that the $29 limited time offer had a significant impact on Apple’s numbers. Did Apple replace hundreds of thousands of batteries? I doubt it.
As someone who is obsessed with productivity, I’m always looking for the latest book, idea, or tool that can help me accomplish more in less time. Sometimes, though, new isn’t necessarily better.
“I don’t care what people say,” asserts Avi Loeb, chairman of Harvard University’s astronomy department and author of one of the most controversial articles in the realm of science last year (and also one of…
On Aug. 15 2010, an unknown hacker nearly destroyed Bitcoin. The hacker generated 184.467 billion Bitcoin out of thin air in what has become known as the Value Overflow Incident. Satoshi Nakamoto quickly hard forked the blockchain to remove the 184.
(Bloomberg Businessweek) — Commuters inching through rush-hour traffic in the Holland Tunnel between Lower Manhattan and New Jersey don’t know it, but a technology likely to be the future of communication is being tested right outside their car windows.
The Pentagon’s emerging technologies unit put out a call last week for proposals that use insect brains to control robots — because they could be used to create efficient new models for artificial intelligence, but also because they could be used to explore the meaning of consciousness.
Despite a controversial design change, Apple ’s next-generation iPhone has primarily been criticised for a lack of outward innovation. But new information reveals the key is to look inwards…
Chang’e 4, China’s lunar lander, has sent the first panorama photo of the moon’s far side back to Earth, while its rover, Yutu 2, is ready for the next stage of its mission after its first short journey across the surface last Friday.
I’ve been developing an environmentally-lit user interface. It uses the lighting of your environment to light, shade, and reflect on the user interface, which provides an unprecedented level of immersion.Read more here: https://bobburrough.com/public/post/e…Also, be sure to check out the other vid
This continues my previous post on building a Mac style menu for iOS. In this post I’m going to walk you through all the other details that make this work.
Further examples of an environmentally-lit interface. A watch is rendered with reflective bezel and glow-in-the-dark elements. A web browser is shown with an environmentally-lit “image.” The complex visual character of mother-of-pearl is demonstrated.Read more here: https://bobburrough.com/public/po