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Tips for Setting up a Shot in Photography
November 16, 2016 7:19AM
If I am using aperture to control my depth of field, I will be using shutter speed and ISO to control light. However, if it’s really sunny outside, if I’m shooting in the shade, photographing in a banquet hall, or inside a gymnasium, I’ll set a different white balance setting. It helps you tak...
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Paul Rand’s Classic “A Designer’s Art” Is Finally Back in Print
November 16, 2016 7:17AM
Meggs canonized many of them in A History of Graphic Design, the first book about graphic design to get a mention in The New York Times Book Review. His choice of publisher paid off, too: “If it had been a trade book, the editor of the New York Times Book Review would never have reviewed it,” s...
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Bright, Energetic Animations Pay Tribute To Converse’s Chuck Taylor II - DesignTAXI.com
November 16, 2016 7:15AM
Based in London, animation production company Golden Wolf recently created a series of animations and GIFs for the launch of Converse’s Chuck II Shield Canvas. These fast-paced animations feature characters wearing the new sneakers in different colors, participating in various activities, inclu...
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Buffett Sees Potential in Airline Industry (UAL, AAL)
November 16, 2016 7:13AM
The Berkshire filing shows holdings of 21.8 million shares of American Airlines, 6.3 million shares of Delta and 4.5 million shares of United. Today, American airlines are facing increased competition from foreign airlines, along with rising wages from union contract renewals. In pre-market t...
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Samsung’s latest acquisition could pave the way for its own iMessage-type service
November 16, 2016 7:08AM
It could enable Samsung to introduce its own messaging services to rival to iMessage, Google’s many chat apps and third-parties like WhatsApp, which counts a billion active users. (Samsung’s previous stab at messaging, a chat app called ChatOn, was closed down nearly two years ago.) Canada-base...
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World Bank says Egypt to get next $1 billion loan tranche by early Jan
November 16, 2016 7:06AM
MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The World Bank will provide the second $1 billion tranche of its $3 billion budget support to Egypt by early January, the bank's vice president Hafez Ghanem said on Tuesday.Egypt has been negotiating billions of dollars in aid from various lenders to help re...
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Everything You Need to Know About Attracting Venture Capitalists
November 16, 2016 7:05AM
Those include:Rapid sales growthA proprietary new technology or dominant position in an emerging marketA sound management teamThe potential to be acquired by a larger company or be taken public in a stock offering within three to five yearsHigh rates of return on their investmentLike most financ...
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4 ways to Force Quit an app on your Mac
November 16, 2016 7:05AM
If you encounter an unresponsive app on your Mac, you have four methods at your disposal to close it using Force Quit.DockFor an app whose icon you have parked in the Dock, you can right-click on the icon and hit the Option key. Highl...
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Adobe demos “photoshop for audio,” lets you edit speech as easily as text
November 16, 2016 7:04AM
Adobe's VoCo tech demonstrated. or just write whole new words.Then, when you edit someone's speech, VoCo either finds that word somewhere within the 20-minute clip—or if the word hasn't been uttered, it is constructed out of raw phonemes. With VoCo, it seems Adobe is being a bi...
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The Atlantic on Twitter
November 16, 2016 7:03AM
Say a lot with a little When you see a Tweet you love, tap the heart — it lets the person who wrote it know you shared the love. Tap the icon to send it instantly. Get more of what you love Follow more accounts to get instant updates about...
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Marvel's Luke Cage Episode 7: "Manifest" Review - IGN
November 16, 2016 7:03AM
But much like episode 4 (my second favorite of the season so far) offered an inside look into the origin of Luke Cage, episode 7 gave us a deeper understanding of why Cornell and Mariah are who they are. Partway through the episode it seemed like Luke's biggest threat was Cornell's threat that ...
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Facebook demos Prisma-like augmented reality app for live video
November 16, 2016 7:02AM
Facebook is working on new camera technology that overlays famous artists’ styles onto your live videos. He revealed that Facebook has been looking at a “perennial product problem for phones, which is how do you make it easy for someone to capture and create a video that’s nice using a mob...
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Comic-Con 2016: Frequency - "Pilot" Review - IGN
November 16, 2016 7:01AM
Based on the Dennis Quaid/Jim Caviezel cross-time thriller from 2000, Frequency marks The CW's latest entry into the new resurgence of time travel TV, which was ushered in by Syfy's 12 Monkeys a year ago and then followed up this year with DC's Legends of Tomorrow. Now -- with Time After Tim...
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Government's new anti-refugee campaign gets a dank makeover
November 16, 2016 7:01AM
Like that annoying kid who'd always challenge you to an arm wrestle at school, the Australian government loves talking about how strong it is. Sans comment from the Malc, the tough-talking campaign image appeared on Turnbull's Twitter account on Wednesday, unintentionally sparking a new era of g...
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Singapore wants to steal London's fintech crown after Brexit
November 16, 2016 7:00AM
Flickr/aotaro SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Britain leaving the European Union is opening up an opportunity for Singapore to recruit talent for its ambitious plans to become a leading financial technology hub, said the chief FinTech officer of the city-state's cent...
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Infographic: Eight Simple IKEA Hacks That Look Awesome - DesignTAXI.com
November 16, 2016 7:00AM
If you’re a fan of its furniture, here are eight simple DIY hacks that will transform your home and make it look awesome. Put together by Wimdu, the infographic below includes tips that will improve your living room, bathroom, bedroom, and much more. Check it out below: Click to view enlarged...
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How Jaguar cloned a legendary supercar from 1957
November 16, 2016 7:00AM
“We started by studying our extensive archives and the original plans for the car before locating and scanning four original XKSS models.” The resulting 3D CAD model confirmed that hand assembly meant no two 1957 cars were alike. “We matched the original design precisely with more than 2,000 ha...
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ReadWrite on Twitter
November 16, 2016 6:59AM
Say a lot with a little When you see a Tweet you love, tap the heart — it lets the person who wrote it know you shared the love. Tap the icon to send it instantly. Get more of what you love Follow more accounts to get instant updates about...