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A See-Through Billboard That Lets Passers-By ‘Find’ Missing Children - DesignTAXI.com

A See-Through Billboard That Lets Passers-By ‘Find’ Missing Children - DesignTAXI.com | In the News | Scoop.it
The German agency thjnk has come up with a creative billboard that draws attention to the plight of missing children.

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prototypes of absurd inventions by patrick strattner - designboom | architecture & design magazine

prototypes of absurd inventions by patrick strattner - designboom | architecture & design magazine | In the News | Scoop.it
german photographer patrick strattner fantasized about ways to make everyday life easier and a little more enjoyable. his series of images 'prototypes' are smart, full-scale constructions of absurd inventions, made up of various gadgets and devices.
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Little girl finds security flaw in iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner

Little girl finds security flaw in iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner | In the News | Scoop.it

While some rejoiced at the advancement in phone security, one Reddit user's clever daughter knew there was a simple flaw in this new tech.


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Elizabeth Oneil's comment, September 20, 2013 1:53 PM
VVX love it lol
Fleury Bilo'o's curator insight, September 22, 2013 9:08 PM

Apple, toujours revolutionnaire...

robyns tut's comment, September 25, 2013 5:11 PM
this technology whilst advanced and perhaps useful at times does have its flaws and need much work before going out on the market officially - shannon wilson
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Teen Activist Meets With Abercrombie Executives, But CEO Jeffries Is A No-Show

Teen Activist Meets With Abercrombie Executives, But CEO Jeffries Is A No-Show | In the News | Scoop.it

Abercrombie & Fitch’s two-hour meeting this week with critics of its no-large-sizes strategy, and of CEO Mike Jeffries’ 2006 remarks that it only courts “attractive, cool” kids, prompted a mea culpa from the chain, and a vow to “take concrete steps to demonstrate our commitment to anti-bullying in addition to our ongoing support of diversity and inclusion,” the teen retailer said in a statement.

 

During the meeting, 18-year old activist Benjamin O’Keefe — whose Change.org petition urged A&F to carry larger sizes – Lyne Grefe, the CEO of the National Eating Disorder Association, among others, urged Abercrombie executives to add bigger clothes to store shelves, feature larger models in their branding efforts, cease hawking hyper sexualized advertising to its teen audience and redefine its warped, harmful notions of cool, O’Keefe told Forbes.com. Although the CEO was not at the meeting, the retailer offered a tacit apology for Jeffries’ remarks seven years ago, which included this gem: “A lot of people don’t belong [in our clothes] and they can’t belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely.”...


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 24, 2013 12:39 PM

A&F reputation hit continues long after when a heartfelt apology at the outset could have prevented much criticism.

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The Future Is Here: Engineering Students Discover How To Use Wi-Fi to Charge Cell Phones

The Future Is Here: Engineering Students Discover How To Use Wi-Fi to Charge Cell Phones | In the News | Scoop.it
In the future, cell phones will charge on air. We're almost there, thanks to the genius engineering students who figured out how to charge cell phones with a Wi-Fi signal.

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Brian Romero Smith's curator insight, December 17, 2013 10:47 AM

So needed! 

Camilo Rivera's curator insight, December 17, 2013 6:10 PM

I can only guess that the next step would be to recover some of the energy spent by 3G/4G networks. It remains to be seen how efficient this material is. It will probably face some of the same challenges of solar panels, but still quite an accomplishment.

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EmoPulse Smile: A Bracelet Smartwatch Jam-Packed With Useful Features

EmoPulse Smile: A Bracelet Smartwatch Jam-Packed With Useful Features | In the News | Scoop.it
There are a lot of technology companies announcing their own innovative smartwatch right now, but are they as innovative as the EmoPulse Smile smartwatch?

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Richard Platt's curator insight, September 17, 2013 10:52 AM

Everyone is getting in on the act of wearable technology

rrenny's curator insight, September 18, 2013 4:09 AM

nice 

Alex Simon's curator insight, September 18, 2013 6:00 PM

I love technology!