Handy Chart Helps You Understand the Elements of Typography

American Panorama For many of us, the word “atlas” evokes memories of tattered roadmaps stuffed into a glove compartment. And while atlases are technically just collections of maps (be they of roads, outer space, the world wide web, or the human body), the good ones also have a way of presenting a more holistic picture of the …

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The 2016 Oscars Actually Didn’t Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Good

In the final moments of last night’s Academy Awards telecast—just as the team behind Spotlight was ambling victoriously around the stage, and shortly after Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” had Perez-punched its way into the closing credits—a strange thought came to mind: Wait, was that show weirdly not terrible? Was …

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The FCC Wants to Make Cord-Cutting As Painless As Possible

T-Mobile will allow customers to stream unlimited amounts of video from select partners without having those streams count against their data limits starting this Sunday, CEO John Legere said today. At launch, the service will include 24 different partners, including Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, and SlingTV. (YouTube was conspicuously absent.) …

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Apple v. the FBI: Examining the slippery slope argument

A pedestrian walks by the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City as a small demonstration is held outside on Feb. 23. (Photo: Julie Jacobson/AP) It’s been less than a week since Apple submitted an appeal to a California court, challenging the FBI’s order to help it break …

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How to stop Apple Photos from automatically opening

Every time you connect a camera to your Mac, or insert a memory card, the new Photos app opens automatically. That’s great if you use the new Photos app. But what if you still prefer iPhoto, Aperture, or Lightroom because they have more features? In that case, Photos popping open …

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