In the last decade we have seen the rise of voice interfaces and the value that they create at home and in cars and even on our personal devices like mobile phones. But so many of our shared devices still use touch!
Oakdale Cemetery Soldiers' Lot--Civil War Era National Cemeteries: A Discover Our Shared Heritage...
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Why neuroscience is ending the Prozac era
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An improving economy and anticipation of fiscal stimulus from the incoming Trump administration signals the end of the era of super-low interest rates. What does that mean for consumers and business?
Why the Jeff Banister era isn't ending any time soon for the Rangers
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On Sept. 30, 2011, in his first press conference as the ex-manager of the Red Sox, Terry Francona said, “To be honest with you, I didn’t know, or I’m not sure, how much support there was from ownership. I don’t know that I felt real comfortable. You’ve got to be all-in in this job.”About an hour later on what turned out to be a day of dueling press conferences, Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino was asked about what Francona had said.“I…
10 Designers Share Their Favorite Design Icons & Eras for AmericasMart
Betsey’s vignette is inspired by Jackie Kennedy and her sister Lee Radziwill–two sisters that showcase the traditional and trendsetting side of the 1960s. “I feel like you could pick out a 1960s or 70s-era picture of them on the street in New York,” says Betsey, “and put them right back on Fifth Avenue today in the exact same outfits…they’d still be the best dressed pair!”” No interior designer has been more iconic than David Hicks. In Dana’s vignette she’ll echo his penchant for…
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Top cop retires, ending tough-on-crime era in NYC. What's next?
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Kevo Touch-To-Open Troubleshooting
We’re pleased to share that Touch-to-Open® functionality is fully restored with Apple’s iOS 10.0.2 update. Upon downloading the latest iOS update, you will be able to use your Kevo lock with the ap...
How to Use a Colonial Era Printing Press
At the 2012 California Antiquarian Book Fair we met up with the International Printing Museum and they demonstrated how an old style printing press works. Bo...
What is TDM? Shaping a new era of transportation options
The idea of transportation demand management, or TDM, unites our research and coverage at Mobility Lab. As new transportation modes emerge in cities, helping...
Silk Scarves for a Finishing Touch
As the weather starts to warm up, it's time to swap out your heavy scarf for a lighter one. A silk option is one of our main go-tos and adds a polished feel to any look.
IKEA Share Space:DIY: 3 Personal Touches For Your Home
IKEA Share Space lets everyday designers and lovers of design share all the spaces in their home that inspire them.
End Of An Era: How Ringling Bros. Finally Came Around To Ending Its 145-Year-Old Elephant Act
Ending a 145 year run, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is eliminating elephant acts from its traveling circuses. Elephant acts will be phased out by 2018 Feld Entertainment Inc., which owns Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, heralded this change with a press release that does not even include the word “elephant” in the title. In an interview with the Associated Press , Alana Feld…
To fund shared prosperity, we must end LePage-era tax cuts for the wealthiest
For years under Gov. Paul LePage, budget-busting tax cuts robbed our state of the revenue we need to build a stronger, fairer economy. Tax cuts delivered windfalls to the wealthiest households in our state, making it harder for our schools and communities to make ends meet This year, we have a choice: We can keep starving our state of the revenue we need to invest in Mainers and our economy, or we can get rid of the LePage-era tax breaks and fully fund…
In an era of never-ending stories, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is teaching us how to say goodbye
For a generation raised on cinema as One Big Movie, ‘Endgame’ offers a valuable lesson in closure.
The Brownback-Colyer era is ending. What have the past 8 years meant to Kansas?
Govs. Sam Brownback and Jeff Colyer pushed Kansas in a conservative direction, provoking bitter fights over taxes, welfare and Medicaid.
How the Car Sharing Service Uber Might Have Worked in the Pre-Smartphone Era of the 1980s
As part of his ongoing series that imagines how current technologies and services would look if they had been created in previous decades, Jo Luijten of
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With Apple's AirDrop, you can instantly share your photos, videos, locations, and more...
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