This is a teach-yourself-coding tool with a UX that actually makes sense: it lives in your web browser, it’s simple and game-like, and most importantly, it gets you coding. Immediately.
[Apple's visionary co-founder, Steve Jobs, died yesterday. This story was written after his resignation in August.--Ed.]
It would sound like a nightmare for any aspiring fashion student: Create a collection of dresses purely out of paper. But for collaborators Matthew Brodie and Hattie Newman, it was a welcome challenge.
When you look at one of the world’s great rivers on a map, you assume that the path it cuts through the land is fixed. But rivers like the Mississippi actually change course quite dramatically over time thanks to flooding and other factors. [url=http://www.visualnews.com/2011/09/24/vintage-maps-trace-the-meandering-mississippi/]In 1944, a cartographer named Harold N.
It’s time to move away from automobile-oriented infrastructure and invest in public projects that serve people.
Forget the green thumb. Heck, forget soil--all you need are batteries, water, and a dream.
What does a designer do after he has made wooden sunglasses, a wooden wheelchair, wooden park benches, wooden bath furniture, and a wooden poker table? If you’re Jan Gunneweg, an industrial designer in Amsterdam who says his greatest passion is wood, then the answer is obvious: a wooden bike.
Surprisingly, not New York. In fact, compared with select cities in Europe and Asia, Manhattan’s downright cheap.