"Startup company MADE BOARDS has devised a process to create surf, paddle and sailboards using 3D printing. They don't simply design a board and print it out - they customize the design for each individual." ...
Security firm says a group named "Winnti" has been infiltrating the servers of at least 35 games developers and publishers--many in Asia--since 2009, stealing their source codes for software piracy and virtual currency.
A Toronto-based media website Newsana is opening public beta testing today; it is a social platform for news junkies that curates the highest quality content possible, as voted on by its users.
From "FAQ" page:
"Newsana is an community of passionate people who are dedicated to finding and discussing quality news and ideas from around the world. Our members share and vote on their favourite stories which determines the Top 5 Essential Stories of the day from a variety of topics.
It’s not new to have a community based on finding and sharing news, but only Newsana creates a community for quality minds to share quality content.
This is done by:
- Filtering out the noise. We provide members with an easy guide to the Top 5 Essential Stories per topic, not a shotgun blast of information that’s impossible to keep up with.
- Elevating the conversation.
- Higher standards. We don’t have an open door policy; our members must apply and show they are passionate about making the Internet a better place.
By focusing our activity on finding Top 5 Essential Stories in any given topic, we’re bringing much-needed context, and smart conversation, to the often chaotic online news landscape.
In order to maintain that quality and make sure our community standards are upheld, we require that everyone who pitches a story is a Newsana member..."
"The GPU Technology Conference (GTC) has grown considerably over the years, a reflection of the increasing use of GPU processing. For the vfx and production community, this tech is has become an incredibly important part of the process — one could argue critical part — and its why fxguide is covering the event.
This holds especially true for NVIDIA GPUs, being widely adopted across numerous industries. In 2008, there were 100 million installed CUDA GPUs and 150,000 CUDA programming kit downloads. Today, there are over 430 million installed CUDA GPUs and 1.6 million downloads of CUDA
The conference itself has also grown in size and scope, with tracks in industries from design to medical, entertainment & media to finance. This is a high level professional conference for anything NVIDIA GPU. The second day of the conference opened today in San Jose with a keynote by Jen-Hsun Huang, Co-Founder, President and CEO of NVIDIA. There were several items of interest to the vfx and production community, including key demos and major product announcements."
Matt Damon's Elysium Is an Action Movie for the 99 Percent Vulture "The thing is, if you're a responsible, functioning filmmaker in the 21st century, you can't spend a hundred million dollars and then try to behave as though you're going to keep...
Being a designer, your first wish might be to make any website appealing for the end-users and the next to make that full functional. However, it usually happens that focusing too much on functionality lets you lose the basic interface design. Interface is of prime importance for the end users, so it should be attention grabbing and interesting. The interface not made that way will repel the new readership and the old audience.