Cover Technologies Finds $1.6M For Algorithm Designed Buildings

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Gardena, California-based Cover , which develops technology which uses algorithms and software to build custom, prefab buildings, including backyard studios, has raised $1.6M Cover, which was founded in San Francisco in 2014, says it uses computer programs to design prefab structures such as guest homes, backyard studios, pool houses, and other accessory structures. cover technologies algorithm software building architecture prefab

Ginkgo Builds Out Robot Labs as Microbe Design Business Grows: Photos

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Today the synthetic biology company announced an expansion of its headquarters in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood, including a second, larger lab space for designing and making custom yeast and other microbes.

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Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design

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Users who logged into Hulu of Friday saw a Geocities-inspired, framed browser view featuring such notable 1990's shows as the X Files, Sliders, Murder One, and News Radio -- not to mention tacky, 1996-eras web design and highlighted links to the A-Team and Saturday Night Live.

Technology Trends of 2016

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Technology is constantly evolving and maturing. Solving some of the problems that have been holding the IoT back from realizing its full potential are some of the most compelling technology trends to watch in 2016. The post Technology Trends of 2016 appeared first on TechZulu.

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ADP Setting Up Technology Center In Pasadena With 350 Employees

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The company says it specifically is looking to capitalize on the existing tech business community in Pasadena and the surrounding Los Angeles area, along with local schools like Caltech, The Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College. technology center employees growth jobs employment pasadena lake

Workpop: Using UX And Design To Power The Next Career Site

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Online job and career sites still seem to be in another decade, when it comes to both design--and user friendliness. Can a startup gain a foothold in the competitive market by designing the right UX and user experience to make a job and career site for everyone? Reed Shafnner: Both Chris and I had lots of experience with hiring and recruiting in the technology space. Obviously, in the technology space, recruiting is a very different think than elsewhere.

9 Technology Innovations Made In The USA

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These range from technology mainstays like Motorola to companies known for pushing the envelope like Tesla. With the Model S, Tesla has taken the next step forward — a car that is both appealing to the mainstream and seen as a technological innovation.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And it is one of the reasons that NYC is developing a vibrant technology community. And costume & set designers.

Ferrari Design and Innovation Joins The Audio World

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The Ferrari by Logic3 collection comprises a range of earphones, headphones and speaker docks that celebrate Ferrari’s excellence and flair, both on the road and in motorsport, by delivering superior audio performance and beautiful design.

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Design for the Novice, Configure for the Pro

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I’ve had a long-standing rule of thumb in product design, which I call “design for the novice, configure for the pro.&# I started saying this back in 2001/02, long before the era of Web 2.0, Design for the novice.

TZ & GR Present REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming

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A quarterly event series seeking to dive deep into what comes next in technology, and giving you the opportunity to experience it first hand with the gadgets on site. The post TZ & GR Present REACH | Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Gaming appeared first on TechZulu.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. According to The Design Accelerator , it will help startups by selecting promising early stage, design-driven technology companies from the Art Center and Caltech communities for an intensive three-month program. >.

DTS Gets Design Win With T-Mobile G2x

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Calabasas-based surround sound provider DTS said today that its technology has been integrated into the T-Mobile G2X with Google , a new phone from LG aimed at gamers and music lovers. DTS said the phone is the first to integrate its DTS Ultra MObile sound technology.

MaxLinear Gets Design Win At Hitron

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Carlsbad-based radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal IC developer MaxLinear reported a design win today, with Hitron Technologies Americas. maxlinear radio frequency docsis cable model design hardware semiconductor MaxLinear said that Hitron has selected one of its digital cable front-end receivers for a family of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems and gateways. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the deal was not disclosed.

Vitesse Gets Design Win

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor is reporting a design win this morning, with Edge-Core , a developer of networking equipment. Edge-Core is a provider of Ethernet networking equipment, and is a spinout of Accton Technology Group; the firm owns the popular SMC Networks brand of networking equipment. Vitesse said that Edge-Core is using its SimplyPHY 1 GE PHYs and SparX-III Gigabit Ethernet switches to power its new SMC Smart L2 switch products.

Ostendo Raising Funds to Advance Virtual Reality Display Technology

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Ostendo Technologies, a Carlsbad, CA-based company founded in 2005 to advance curved screens and other innovative display technologies, has raised $41.8 Ostendo declined my request to talk with CEO Hussein El-Ghoroury about the new funding and about the virtual reality display technology the company has been developing for over a decade. In recent years, however, the company seems to be more focused on advancing its virtual reality display technology.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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Just about every Startup at some point and especially if you do not have a designer, is going to need icons to help spruce up those websites. Before Iconfinder I was working as a web designer and front-end developer, next to studying computer science and business administration.

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The Work of Film Through Technology: Interview with CG Supervisor Morris May

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Despite the fact that he can create things on Autodesk’s Maya that their own software designers may have never have dreamed up (or more accurately, that only a few people on this Earth can), being a ‘big wig’ was never May’s intention.

Are Smartwatches The New Fashion Statement?

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This September has been a whirlwind of events not just in the world of technology, but also in the fashion runway. Its presence somehow merged two worlds, fashion and technology, which are seen before as contrasting to each other. Photo courtesy of CNET via Pinterest. Smartwatches.

Wearable Smart Devices | Ushering in the Future of Smart Technology

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Not only can wearable technology make our lives easier, but it can also help to make the lives of many with illnesses or disabilities more comfortable and productive. Let’s take a look at a few of the most anticipated smart devices changing the way we use technology.

Dallas Day of.Net | Training and Trends on Microsoft Technologies

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The event is a 2-day training in.Net, HTML5, Windows 8, Asp.NET MVC and other Microsoft technologies. In addition, world renowned speakers are invited to discuss the latest trends in technology.

Emotional Intelligence Technology To Light Up Santa Monica at 2015 Twilight Concert Series At The Pier

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Utilizing technological innovations spun out of the renowned MIT Media Labs and visual artistry by GMUNK , TrueCar is melding the company’s data analysis and visualization abilities with new, entertainment technology. Truly a sight to see, TrueCar brings L.E.D.

SpaceCraft Technology Expo

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012 -- SpaceCraft Technology Expo. Spacecraft Technology Expo is the first and only exhibition of its kind, bringing together global decision makers, OEMs, supply chain experts, industry executives, suppliers and customers to identify present and future market growth opportunities for the design, manufacture, pre-launch testing and operations of spacecraft, satellites, and space-related technologies.

Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack

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rhubarb studios announced today a collaboration with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s #techLA Summer of Civic Hacking to marshal the best talents of LA’s technology sector to address some of the city’s most pressing challenges.

Cover Raises $1.6 Million to Build Prefab Structures for Homes

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Cover Technologies Inc., a prefab building company that designs and manufactures backyard studios, has raised $1.6 million in seed funding, according to a statement released Tuesday

Avatar's James Cameron Boots Up New 3D Technology Firm

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3D filmmaker James Cameron of Avatar fame announced Monday that he has launched a new, technology firm based in Burbank focused on creating 3D technology. According to Cameron, he has launched the CAMERON - PACE Group with fellow 3D technology developer Vince Pace, which will focus on new camera systems, services, and other related tools for the 3D market. content movie technology filmmaker hollywood cameron james avatar

UX For The Real World

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Let me explain; To be truly good as a user experience expert you need to understand how to do design, how to code your own designs and if you can, have a basic understanding of how to program.

Qualcomm Rolls Out New Biometric Patch Design

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According to Qualcomm, it has released reference designs--used by engineers to develop their own products designs from the technology--that allows for the monitoring of patients with real time data. San Diego-based Qualcomm said this week that it has rolled out a new line of single-use, biometric patches, through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life.

Non-Profits Telling Stories Through Technology

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Seeing all the different t-shirts at the walk, and knowing the hassle put into each one from creation to design and distribution, Brandon saw an opportunity. Loaded with his technology and merchandise background, GoodThreads was born.

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Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

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Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. Jeff told us of his life-long passion for technology and start-ups, which spoke volumes about the drive, dedication and focus needed to make any business a success.

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How Technology Has Changed the Executive Boardroom

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Technology is author of the boardroom revolution. With the trend to higher technology needs and the youth who are involved in the development of new technology, it is no longer unusual to walk into a board meeting and see a CTO in his early 40s.

Sexism Still Exists in Tech | Blatant Trolling at DeveloperWeek 2015

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As a take-away, each panelist recommended attendance ( or desire to attend) the Grace Hopper (Celebration of Women in Computing) as one of the most eye-opening and empowering experiences for women in technology. How do we inspire women to support other women in pursuing careers in technology?

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AutoESL Design Technologies Gets $2.0M

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AutoESL Design Technologies , a electronic design automation (EDA) firm based on research out of UCLA, has received $2.0M for its technology, which is used for high level design synthesis in the semiconductor industry. Tags: autoesl design technology ucla transfer semiconductor software in an ongoing funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. According to the filing, the firm is in the midst of raising $4.5M