October 12, 2017

Newly-Launched Digital Camera is Controlled by Pretend Rolls of Film

Japanese camera brand Yashica was first established in 1949, but they've “been silent” in the industry for more than 10 years. To mark the occasion of their grand return, they’ve announced their newest product—a Yashica digital camera called the Y35. Although its technology is squarely in the future, the company hasn't forgotten the joy that comes from shooting with film.

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October 5, 2017

Free “Shazam for Art” App Identifies Works From Museums Around the World

A post shared by MOBGEN (@mobgen) on Mar 6, 2017 at 6:50am PST When Shazam arrived in the app store, it made frustrated music listeners everywhere rejoice. Any tune that you heard—but couldn't name—was suddenly at your fingertips. Building on that idea is Smartify, an art app that allows you to scan an artwork, identify the name and artist, and learn more about it.

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September 3, 2017

Meet Margaret Hamilton, the Woman Who Helped NASA Land on the Moon

With how much software pervades our lives these days, it may be difficult to remember that the field is relatively new. While programming languages first appeared in the 1950s, it was really the following decade when NASA, and one pioneering female software engineer, led the way to programming as we know it. Margaret Hamilton was a 24-year-old working mother with a degree in mathematics when she began working as a programmer for MIT in 1960.

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July 21, 2017

Elon Musk Announces New Hyperloop Approval Making NYC to DC Trip in Only 29 Minutes

In a series of tweets, SpaceX and Tesla owner Elon Musk gave commuters on the East Coast a reason to get excited. According to Musk, he received verbal approval for The Boring Company to build a New York City to Washington, DC Hyperloop that would link these cities in a quick, 29-minute trip. Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins.

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