U.S. to Build Two Flagship Supercomputers for National Labs

Expected to be 3X Faster Than Current Top Supercomputer, Systems to Couple IBM POWER CPUs with NVIDIA GPU Accelerators via High-Speed NVLink Interface The U.S. Department of Energy has unveiled plans this past week to build two GPU-accelerated supercomputers – expected to deliver at least three-times greater performance than today’s most powerful system – which […]
MakerBot and Martha Stewart Omnimedia offer Martha Stewart 3d filament and designs

MakerBot gets 3D Martha Stewart lifestyle designs for the holidays

New Licensing Agreement Brings the Martha Stewart Design Aesthetic to 3DPrinting It cannot be denied that Martha Stewart’s influence is probably as profound and widespread as Julia Child’s was a generation before her. The American “homemaker” (female or male) would learn to say “it’s a good thing” while applying practical intelligence and straghtforward skills from […]

5 Ways Movie Theaters Will Evolve by 2020

Everyone seems to think movie theaters will soon be extinct, but that’s far from the truth. Here are five innovations that cinemas will make to stave off their demise. Source: While never using the word “transmedia” in this article, Barry Grieff, who has worked in nearly every type of media (from print, music, television […]

Autodesk Spark Investment Fund

Autodesk Announces $100 Million Spark Investment Fund, the World’s First 3D Printing Investment Program

Autodesk has announced that it intends to invest up to $100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark Investment Fund, which will be operated within Autodesk, is the first of its kind for the 3D printing industry and will invest in entrepreneurs, startups and researchers who push the boundaries of […]
On Eun-ju, CEO of start-up Social Frog (

Visual thinking pioneer stresses the power of drawing

Visual thinking transcends language, culture and generational differences. Considering the amazing amount and quality of technology created and produced in South Korea (Samsung and LG being the first to come to mind), it’s good to see that this Korean startup, Social Frog, led by On Eun-ju, openly focuses on using the “soft skill” of drawing […]
Battle of the Superhero Infographics

The Battle of the Superhero Movie Infographics! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Where it’s easy to find memes that use the same images with all kinds of variations, different funny captions, or even cause a huge stir as the recent #FAIL by Bill Cosby, it’s rare to see an infographic get spoofed by another infographic. That’s exactly what we have here, so please enjoy the clever parody […]


Shoestring Budget Travel Guide 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC)

The price of one meal in Oslo is equal to the cost of 9 meals in Kuala Lumpur, and one night in the Bahamas is the price of 7 nights in Goa. While planning the next city break, most of us try to estimate how big of a hole in our pocket it will make. […]

TOP 10 most profitable businesses in America… maybe they’re not what you thought (INFOGRAPHIC)

Kevin Sheetz, the CEO and co-founder of Powerlytics, a company focused on using Big Data to deliver “trusted, actionable financial intelligence to manage risk and find growth opportunities”, put forth a new analysis on industry profitability and delivered a straightforward infographic showing the top 10 results… and these results might surprise you. He describes why […]
Mischief home screen

The Foundry acquires Mischief, a drawing program with natural tools that draw on an endless canvas

Putting pen or pencil to paper, usually the first way we developed or taught drawing skills for the last few hundred years, we became accustomed to applying pressure, moving at different speeds across the drawing surface, using a variety of widths to spread ink or graphite, and working against the feel of paper as the […]

TOBII partners to aid surgeons use visual commands in the operating room

EyeSeeMed, first eye-tracking hands-free access for surgeons to imaging and patient data in sterile environments

Tobii Technology, the world leader in eye tracking, announced today that its partner ESINOMED GmbH, a leading provider of display solutions for medical and industrial uses, is launching EyeSeeMed, the world’s first eye-tracking solution that integrates with hospital PACS systems to give surgeons hands-free access to imaging and patient data in sterile surgical environments. The […]
CEA 4K ultra HD logos

CEA Announces Availability of 4K Ultra HD Logo License and industry leaders agree, it’s “4K UHD”

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that the licensing agreement for logos for use by manufacturers to designate 4K Ultra High-Definition TVs (4K Ultra HD or 4K UHD), monitors and projectors for the home is now available. CEA also announced the availability of logo licensing agreements for promotional and educational use by retailers, buying […]
Iboamerican Journalism Handbook

Free download and print version of the Iberoamerican Data Journalism Handbook released

Nieman-Berkman Fellow (2014-2015) and founder of Poderomedia Miguel Paz (@miguelpaz) has announced the launch of the print version of the Spanish-language Iberoamerican Data Journalism Handbook. As noted in the introduction, the Handbook was created with the idea of paralleling the Data Journalism Handbook (which is also available for free download elsewhere). The individual articles in […]

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