Privacy advocates claim always-listening component was involuntarily activated within Chromium browser, exposing private conversations
Privacy campaigners and open source developers are up in arms over the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations held in front of a computer.
Brigade Media has a platform in store that will foster public debate on iOS and Android
Brigade, now in an invite-only beta, will allow people to discuss politics in a dedicated platform. Instead of just voicing out your thoughts about current events, legislation or other social issues on Facebook or Twitter, why not put it in something where you can find like-minded people to discuss with?
Women on Waves is organizing the pill drop in protest of restrictive Polish abortion laws
Women on Waves, a Dutch pro-choice group, will be using drones to drop packages of abortion pills in a Polish town on Saturday to protest restrictive abortion laws in Poland.
Fatherly, the editorial resource for dads, sources content dependent on the age of your child
Did you know that from the time your child is born to the time they reach 18, you have exactly 940 Saturdays with them? Do you have any idea what you’re going to do with them on all of those days? Look no further than Fatherly: the next-generation digital lifestyle guide for men that replaces content about pints with how-to change a diaper while managing a tech website or build a killer sandcastle at the beach.
ALGARA smart jewelry can be tailored via mobile app to match your wardrobe
At the heart of ALGARA jewelry is a stone that changes color to match your day, mood or lifestyle, via integrated connection with a mobile app.
Smaller IKEA stores in the U.K., tech additions to the dictionary, and the future of driverless cars in Singapore
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Though ubiquitous symbols of civic pride, flags are usually poorly designed and can take on malicious intent—help PSFK remedy that
In a recent TED talk, radio journalist and flag enthusiast Roman Mars explained that there’s a positive feedback loop between well-created flags and civic pride.
Students from Design Academy Eindhoven repurposed materials from the interior of KLM airplanes to create a range of travel items
When KLM introduced its new World Business Class interior, they wondered what to do with all of the old materials. Their ‘Plane to Product‘ project gave 14 students from Design Academy Eindhoven the opportunity to craft new products from the seats, carpets, seatbelts, and TV screens. They were invited for a tour at Schiphol airport, which ended in a large hall where the students found a complete KLM World Business Class interior, ready to be dismantled.
An ingenious solution is solving iron deficiency—Lucky Iron Fish provides 75 percent of the required daily iron intake of a family for five years
The Lucky Iron Fish is a fish-shaped ingot that helps curb iron deficiency amongst families in Cambodia. The low-cost solution is already changing lives in rural communities Cambodia and is well on its way in reaching more families around the world.
Design studio Mucho used the same skeleton to create a serif typeface for conservative publications and a sans serif one for liberal ones
For one design firm, political reporting isn’t the only place in a newspaper that can comment on the two-party divide anymore. Mucho, which has offices located across Europe and the United States, recently created two political typefaces: the left-leaning Bulo and the conservative Trola as fonts for either end of the political spectrum.
The Illumigami color system works like so: Red is for 'occupied,' yellow for 'about to be occupied,' green is for 'available,' and blue is 'almost free'
Services lab Viget ran into an issue with Google’s Calendar system with their meeting room setup. The Calendar application was supposed to let others in their office know which of their four conference rooms were open, but the process was unreliable. To solve the problem, they created Illumigami, a hanging lantern that communicates which rooms are busy and which are free.
OAS1S aims to be the number one concept for green architecture as it merges nature with urban living on a bold scale
A new proposal by Dutch Raimond de Hullu MSc, a passionate and experienced designer and manager in architecture, has the capacity to change our cities forever. Titled OAS1S, the project aspires to be the first 100 percent green building typology of its kind.