parislemon:

The new typewriter, indeed.
From Tom Hanks, no less. And it’s pretty great — works with bluetooth keyboard as well! They actually 3D modeled three of Hanks’ vintage typewriters — and created three new fonts.

There is something about a typewriter. Less distractions for one thing. For another, hearing the hammers strike creates a drumline-esque cadence that is so pleasing that for some people it can make them continue to work just to keep the cadence going.

parislemon:

The new typewriter, indeed.

From Tom Hanks, no less. And it’s pretty great — works with bluetooth keyboard as well! They actually 3D modeled three of Hanks’ vintage typewriters — and created three new fonts.

There is something about a typewriter. Less distractions for one thing. For another, hearing the hammers strike creates a drumline-esque cadence that is so pleasing that for some people it can make them continue to work just to keep the cadence going.

did-you-kno:

The structure of an enzyme that causes a disease similar to AIDS in monkeys was resolved in 2011 by people playing an online game about protein folding called FoldIt. While researchers had been working at solving the problem for 13 years, the gamers had it solved within three weeks.
Source

did-you-kno:

The structure of an enzyme that causes a disease similar to AIDS in monkeys was resolved in 2011 by people playing an online game about protein folding called FoldIt. While researchers had been working at solving the problem for 13 years, the gamers had it solved within three weeks.

Source

laughingsquid:

A Delightful Demonstration Video for the Slack Communication Platform by Sandwich Video

nerdology:

No. I’m not flipping you off.
Dan Seifert points out that “Chromebooks will never be successful until they have bigger screens" since 81% of laptop sales are computers with 15 or 17 inch screens.
As a 15 inch MBP owner, I’m honestly very surprised. I can’t think of another person I know with a 15 inch machine. And even now, as I look around the coffee shop I’m sitting in, and all I see are 13-14 inch laptops.
This is really interesting data.

nerdology:

No. I’m not flipping you off.

Dan Seifert points out that “Chromebooks will never be successful until they have bigger screens" since 81% of laptop sales are computers with 15 or 17 inch screens.

As a 15 inch MBP owner, I’m honestly very surprised. I can’t think of another person I know with a 15 inch machine. And even now, as I look around the coffee shop I’m sitting in, and all I see are 13-14 inch laptops.

This is really interesting data.

designersofthings:

Gartner Hype Cycle Pegs Wearables, Connected Homes & Consumer 3D Printing as 5 to10 Years Out
The Gartner Hype cycle is a fantastic tool for businesses to plan their attack in using emerging tech in their portfolios. This year’s report shows the long road wearables, consumer 3D printing and even the connected home have before they reach success with the mass market. 
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One of my favorite data charts about technology. Gartner publishes some great material.

designersofthings:

Gartner Hype Cycle Pegs Wearables, Connected Homes & Consumer 3D Printing as 5 to10 Years Out

The Gartner Hype cycle is a fantastic tool for businesses to plan their attack in using emerging tech in their portfolios. This year’s report shows the long road wearables, consumer 3D printing and even the connected home have before they reach success with the mass market. 

Read More

One of my favorite data charts about technology. Gartner publishes some great material.

maxistentialist:

Billions!

I’m still holding onto my one data.

maxistentialist:

Billions!

I’m still holding onto my one data.

I just… I mean… 

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I just… I mean…

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