These ‘tentacular’ jellyfish lamps bring the deep sea to the surface

A German designer has created a a stunning lamp that mimics the appearance and movement of jellyfish. The Jellyfish Motion Lights are part lamp, part installation, and completely captivating. The post...

Distributor of plans for 3D-printed guns puts his product back in circulation

Cody Wilson, the self-described crypto-anarchist who on Monday was blocked from distributing schematics for 3D-printed guns online, is making good on his promise for “one hell of a week.” I am...

Building a great startup requires more than genius and a great invention

Shahin Farshchi Contributor More posts by this contributor Investing in frontier technology is (and isn’t) cleantech all over again The dos and don’ts of crafting frontier-tech companies Many entrepreneurs assume that an invention carries intrinsic...

Outside of AI, companies are doing less research and more development

If you’ve been following the headlines in the world of AI, you might be fooled into thinking that corporations are doubling down, rather than withdrawing,...

Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Since the earliest days of the commercial...

Automattic’s Matt Mullenweg on facing exclusion in design with actions

Amy S. Choi is co-founder and editorial director of The Mash-Up Americans, a multimedia publisher, creative studio and consulting agency that explores race,...

Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree

Forget phones, laptops, and smartwatches. Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree. Apple’s design chief is partnering with long-time buddy and collaborator Marc Newson to create this year’s...

Italian fashion, sculpture influence the mind behind Maserati’s latest cars

Alfa Romeo and Maserati are both over 100 years old, yet they've remained faithful to their heritage through periods of ups and downs. We sat down with Klaus Busse to...

Papyrus creator speaks out after Ryan Gosling roasts the font on SNL

If you’re like me, whenever you see a sign that uses the most overworked font in the world, you point it out and yell “Papyrus!”...

Watch Apple’s ‘Mission: Impossible’ style spaceship HQ tour

Apple kicked off its hardware event today with a charming little video that did double promo duty, both introducing the event in a lighthearted way and giving a quick...