articles tagged: design
how flat ui helped fake news thrive on social media
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how flat ui helped fake news thrive on social media

Modern design and social media leveled the playing field for news outlets. But in doing so, they helped lies and hoaxes thrive alongside reputable sources.

an evolution by any other name…
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an evolution by any other name…

Engineers are using evolutionary algorithms to design new ion engines for spacecraft.

why your dna is nothing like a database
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why your dna is nothing like a database

Your DNA contains useful information that's read and translated, but comparing it to a computer database profoundly misses the point.

why the roads aren’t buzzing with electric cars
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why the roads aren’t buzzing with electric cars

Electric cars and the natural next step in the evolution of transport. But they have some hurdles to clear before becoming truly widespread.

friday night retro-futurism
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friday night retro-futurism

Sometimes our retro-futuristic dreams do come true. Just not in the form we expected...