Graphic Designers Spill Their Career Secrets in Infographics

Every profession is prone to the occasional bout of navel gazing, and graphic design is no exception. Proof: a new book from publishers GraphicDesign& called Graphic Designers Surveyed is an in-depth look at the profession. Graphic designers Lucienne Roberts and Rebecca Wright enlisted the help of sociologist Nikandre Kopcke to help …

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MIT’s Clever Trick to Make Web Pages Load 34 Percent Faster

It’s hard to find anyone who’d argue that websites load too quickly. Mobile pages constantly creak under the weight of complex visual elements and ad networks. It’s led to an ad-blocking boom, boutique speed-boost solutions from Google and Facebook, and now, a system from MIT that its creators claim trims …

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WIRED Opinion: The Way Trump Talks in Debates Is Contagious

At this point in the Republican presidential primary race, Donald Trump’s intelligence is tough to dispute. The real estate magnate has managed to hack the electoral process so dramatically that it could break the modern-day GOP apart. WIRED Opinion About Chelsea Coe is a graduate student in political science at …

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Apple confirms killing your apps doesn't really save battery life

If you’re still painstakingly killing all your apps in the hopes of squeezing out some extra battery life from your iPhone, you can officially stop. Apple’s iOS chief Craig Federighi has dispelled the myth that force closing your iPhone apps will help save your battery. The executive confirmed that killing …

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Most Americans think robots will take jobs – but not theirs

This article, Most Americans think robots will take jobs – but not theirs, originally appeared on CBSNews.com From self-driving cars to robots performing surgical procedures to computers that can out-think humans, machines are muscling into the American workforce in a big way. Most people are aware that changes are coming …

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Your favorite classic Nintendo games, rendered in 3D

Not sure how vivid your memory is, but I certainly remember Mega Man looking a lot more … two-dimensional. Of course, he was. And so were Mario, Kid Icarus, or all the other classic NES characters. They’re popping off the screen now thanks to a new Nintendo PC emulator called …

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