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Automakers Are Rethinking the Timetable for Fully Autonomous 2019-05-17 06:00:00The popular notion of the go-anywhere, go-anytime, sleep-in-the-back autonomous car crumbled a bit in the last few weeks, as automakers admitted that

Experts Have Doubts About Musk’s Robo-Taxi Plan 2019-05-17 05:00:00Elon Musk’s recently-announced plan to put a million robo-taxis on the road by 2020 is serious, but industry analysts this week questioned wheth

Where Does PLM Fit in Digital Transformation? 2019-05-16 06:00:00Where does PLM fit in digital transformation? You might think that’s a strange question in view of all the talk about digital transformation. Yo

Microbots Use Magnetism to Send Nanoparticles to Tumors 2019-05-16 05:00:00Researchers are finding nanotechnology particularly useful in medicine, where they are creating tiny devices that can enter the human body and perform

Windshield Wiper Motor Provides High Torque in Tight 2019-05-15 06:00:00A new windshield wiper motor offers high torque in a small package, showing promise for heavy-duty vehicles with tight space constraints.  The Vi

Bioprinted Vascular Networks for Creation of Artificial Organs 2019-05-15 05:00:00Imagine a world where a patient in need of a liver transplant could immediately receive a bio-printed liver without having the agonizing wait of month

Niagara Maid Of The Mist Becomes Electric 2019-05-14 06:00:00 Visitors to the iconic Niagara Falls will soon be able to experience the landmark emission-free. Two new Maid of the Mist passenger vessels will be

3 Ways AI Projects Get Derailed, and How 2019-05-14 05:30:00 A few guidelines can keep your AI implementation from getting derailed.(Image source: Niek Verlaan from Pixabay)  In the blink of

3D-Printed Liquid Device Creates Reactions On Demand 2019-05-14 05:00:00The US Department of Energy (DoE) has made a breakthrough in 3D-printing liquid materials with the fabrication of an all-liquid device that can be con

Trade Tensions Disrupt Supply Chains 2019-05-13 08:30:00Online manufacturing platform, Fictiv, has released its fourth annual State of Hardware Report, showing the added burden of tariffs on companies alrea

The 10 Most Expensive Engineering Degrees for 2019 2019-05-06 06:00:00Senior technical editor Chuck Murray has been writing about technology for 35 years. He joined Design News in 1987, and has covered electronics, autom

'Green' Building Blocks for Bioplastics 2019-05-06 05:30:00A collaboration between researchers in Japan and the Netherlands has developed a one-step method to fabricate plant-derived materials for the mass pro

NYT > Art & Design

The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid 2019-05-15 19:24:04The decision by one of the world’s leading museums could spur other institutions to turn down philanthropy from the family behind OxyContin.

New Statue of Liberty Museum Illuminates a Forgotten 2019-05-15 15:18:38The museum, opening Thursday on Liberty Island, reminds visitors of the vague and often dubious ideal of “liberty for all.”

XX Marks the Spot: KAWS Goes Global 2019-05-15 15:08:03The artist known as KAWS is famous for his commercial collaborations. Now his paintings are fetching ever-higher auction prices.

Last Chance: Karrabing Film Collective Reflects a Disturbing 2019-05-15 13:00:05Mermaids, mud and the nightmare of colonialism and environmental destruction get swirled into a toxic soup in the Indigenous collective’s 2018 f

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve 2019-05-15 11:50:33Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projec

Critic’s Pick: Jeff Wall Takes Photography Into a 2019-05-15 06:00:06The conceptual photographer’s transfixing show at Gagosian includes confounding diptychs and a cinematic triptych.

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction 2019-05-14 23:18:25A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-mo

At Venice Biennale, the Art’s for Sale, if 2019-05-14 10:37:45The event’s organizers want to play down the market’s influence. But for those in the know, it’s the world’s biggest art fair.

The Don’t-Miss Shows and Pavilions at the Venice 2019-05-14 09:03:31There are more than 100 exhibitions and presentations taking place in this year’s extravaganza. Our critic soaks up the highlights.

Cézanne Painting Owned by S.I. Newhouse Jr. Draws 2019-05-13 23:22:21But the fireworks are yet to come, perhaps at the contemporary sales starting on Wednesday.

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania 2019-05-13 12:19:35“Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Gold

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a Super Hero? This Comic 2019-05-13 11:57:32The representative from New York inspired a comic book anthology that arrives in stores on Wednesday.

designboom | architecture

MAPA drops minimal dwelling within lush brazilian forest 2019-05-18 17:15:36organized with compactness and efficiency, MINIMOD offers residents an outward-looking space which enhances the relationship with the lush surrounding

the concrete façades of LAN’s student residences in 2019-05-18 12:29:44the project is based on a simple idea: densifying the edge of the plot to create a park at the center. The post the concrete façades of LAN&rs

five winners announced for competition to develop ‘big 2019-05-18 08:15:18the collection of proposals, each designed to maximize limited space, range from two to seven-unit buildings. The post five winners announced for comp

LAUFEN and EOOS design first gravity flushed urine-diverting 2019-05-18 04:30:53the sustainable LAUFEN save! toilet traps urine to reduce 80% of the nitrogren found in sewage. The post LAUFEN and EOOS design first gravity flushed

designers create ‘holographic reality’ megastructures that host collective 2019-05-18 02:30:54behruz hairullaev, brandon muir, nicholas licausi propose a revolutionary concept unlike the current individualistic vr/ar technologies. The post desi

kengo kito uses hula-hoops and other colorful objects 2019-05-18 00:14:05distorted hoops have been used to create mesmeric multicolored arrangements. The post kengo kito uses hula-hoops and other colorful objects to create

information or inspiration? nendo invites visitors to choose 2019-05-17 20:30:17the exhibition asks visitors to enjoy a collection of japanese art from two different perspectives. The post information or inspiration? nendo invites

a quarry and a warehouse designed by esrawe 2019-05-17 17:15:47highlighting the project's raw materials, esrawe designed a sculptural building for an elegant retail experience in guadalajara, mexico. The post a q

‘museum of me’ collages your digital self into 2019-05-17 16:30:56inside the museum of me, many screens and an AI await a digital vessel. The post ‘museum of me’ collages your digital self into a 360 degr

chinese artists at venice art biennale: liu wei, 2019-05-17 15:25:22a round-up of the best works created by contemporary chinese artists, on show in ‘may you live in interesting times’. The post chinese art

TIMBER! brooklyn designers show what they’re doing with 2019-05-17 13:15:14whether steam bent, sculpted, carved, or cut, wood is the word. The post TIMBER! brooklyn designers show what they’re doing with wood at wantedd

wish-processing center with fluffy piles of dandelions takes 2019-05-17 10:01:19the mesmerizing installation has been created by anonymous group 'the art department'. The post wish-processing center with fluffy piles of dandelio

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Contemporary House With A Transparent Rooftop Swimming Pool 2019-05-14 04:00:51Casa B is a very special residence which is located in San Julian, Malta. It’s a four-storey structure with a very eye-catching design and there

Cool Chairs That Will Make You Space More 2019-05-13 09:00:48You probably think that a chair is a chair, but today’s designs are as artful and unexpected as they can be. Cool chairs can take many forms and

10 Cool Ways To Maximize Storage With Corner 2019-05-13 05:40:11Instead of thinking of room corners as being just some dead spaces that you can’t put anything in, a much better approach would be to check out

Modern Refuge In Harmony With Nature And The 2019-05-13 03:50:53A lot of times remote houses and retreats attempt to become one with nature by disguising them through unusual forms and organic lines and designs and

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Modern House Brings The Countryside Charm Into The 2019-05-10 04:10:36The Skygarden House was born from a desire to bring the cha