“The framers of our Constitution, wary of the dangers of monarchy, gave the Congress tools to rein in abuses of power. They believed if the president wants to change the law, he cannot act alone; he must work with Congress. He may not get everything he wants, but the Constitution requires compromise between the branches. […]
Do you want to change your story in the New Year? What do you want your story to look like? What if you could learn to use the tools of story to create the life that you want? I've been obsessed with understanding and studying how people change their lives. Show More Summary
Gels are common tools to use when you want to change the temperature of your light or add color to white backgrounds. but they can also be used to simulate the look of different kinds of lights. In this case, Joe McNally uses a blue gel over a speedlight to mimic the look of a [...]Show More Summary
Although there are a mountain of photo apps for iOS, I always like to see fresh ideas, and Kimiko Pro (free) definitely has some. As opposed to a post-processing tool, Kimiko Pro lets you frame your picture and make changes in real time before you...
Hopefully you know about PastPages, the tool built by L.A. Times data journalist Ben Welsh to record what some of the web’s most important news sites have on their homepage — hour by hour, every single day. Want to see what The Guardian’s homepage looked like Tuesday night? Here you go. Want to see how...
When the Firefox add-on Firebug first launched it was a godsend for web developers as it introduced a set of development related tools that improved many workflows considerable. Browser developers began to introduce native development tools in their browsers. Show More Summary
Randal O'Toole Having taken both houses of Congress, Republicans are eager to make changes. Here are some guidelines they should follow: 1. Learn from history. At least since the Clinton administration, this country has suffered from a consistent pattern: First, one party takes the White House and Congress. Show More Summary
Imagine futuristic and innovative design engineered into a display that’s capable of changing the way work with our computers as well as the way we view what we’ve created. And what if that display is the perfect tool for energetic … Read more ›
To paraphrase a famous passage from Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: microbes, microbes everywhere, though most we do not know. This is changing, though. read more
This morning, Microsoft announced a number of changes to its Office productivity tools that will expand their mobile availability, and allow more of the public to use the apps for free. Office for iPad, released earlier this year to quick adoption, has been updated to include a full set of iPhone-friendly applications. Show More Summary
Google brings new developer tools to allow for more access in Android 5.0 Lollipop Google has brought a new set of tools for developers to leverage the SD card on your phone or tablet with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Using a new intent, applications can now have read and write access to directories on removable storage — even directories they do not own. Show More Summary
Flu season has arrived and all eyes will be turning to Google's Flu prediction tool, which warns where the flu will hit next by watching people's internet searches. Google Flu was hailed as the shining example of how big data could be put to use for the public good when Google first launched it in 2008. Show More Summary
You don't have to look far in medical and scientific research today to feel the shifting sands and see signs of change. At times it seems we are simultaneously tilling the soil with a set of old yet tried and true tools while making new ones. Show More Summary
Do you work hard to maintain privacy on your smartphone through tools like Do Not Track? If you're on Verizon, your efforts might not be doing much good. Researchers have discovered that the carrier has been modifying some of its cellular web traffic...
The growth of the World Wide Web has fundamentally changed marketing. The discipline is now far more complex and the choice in tools, channels and techniques seems to be increasing every day. According to chiefmartec.com (Scott Brinker)...Show More Summary
An interactive tool may help people who are at risk of alcohol abuse face the truth about what excess drinking can do to their appearances.
Before we had the many tools of forensic science we employ in crime investigation today, it was easier to get away with murder. At the same time, it was easier to be convicted of a crime you didn’t commit. Over the years, but by bit, scientific ways of determining what happened were developed, and each are tied with its “first use” case. Show More Summary
As the world population soars toward 9 billion people, the demand for food is expected to more than double. Lack of water is a critical constraint to increasing food production, particularly as climate change makes water even scarcer. Big Data is helping to meet that challenge.
For many people of varying skin tones, finding the perfect shade of makeup is a near-impossible task. That's why Grace Choi wants to give people the tools to create a customized line of makeup at home, using 3D printing technology.Choi...Show More Summary