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The Proposed Improvements to Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

A fresh set of renderings for the transformation of Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive have been revealed. The new plan calls for a 70-acre park extending out into Lake Michigan as well as upgrades to the beaches at Oak Street and Ohio Street. The new proposals have been developed by the state and city departments of […]

Events

Event Showcase: Humanscale’s “Beyond Sustainability” Discussion

The 4th floor of the Soho House set the scene for a thoughtful and compelling presentation about sustainability in furniture design. The presenter was Jon Strassner, Director of Workplace Strategy at Humanscale. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2007, Jon is passionate about Humanscale’s role in the Net Positive Movement. Jon has been a speaker at […]

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Elon Musk Believes Artificial Intelligence is The Biggest Threat We Face as a Civilization

Billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk sees artificial intelligence as the biggest threat to humanity. Musk, speaking at the National Governors Association on Saturday, explained, “There certainly will be job disruption. Because what’s going to happen is robots will be able to do everything better than us. … I mean all of us.” […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

WAN GERIN Custom Bikes: The Perfect Balance Between Comfort & Performance

Last week we visited Noah Wangerin at his bike frame building studio in Bridgeport, Chicago. Noah creates custom geometry hand-made bike frames. He does custom jobs for friends and customers who want something a little more special than a mass-manufactured bike from Walmart. Noah iterated that the benefit of a custom made bicycle is the […]

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Gone are the Days of the Fingerprint Sensor, iPhone 8 Could be Unlocked Using 3D Face Scanning System

Apple is testing an improved security system for the iPhone 8, launching later this year, that would allow users to login, authenticate payments and launch secure apps by using a 3D scanner to recognize the user’s face. Bloomberg reports that a source “familiar with the product,” – who asked not to be named – is […]

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Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn at Design-Engine

Design-Engine Invites You and Your Team to network and learn in this Chicago Pro/Engineer User Afterburn What Design-Engine is hosting a Creo 2.0 networking event with two presentations in our Chicago studio after work from 6:0...
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DARPA Funds Starship to Develop Human Interstellar Flight Capabilities

Voyager 1, which is now in the outermost layer of the heliosphere that forms the boundary between the Solar System and interstellar space, is set to be the first man-made object to leave the Solar System. It has taken the car-s...
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Designer Creates Eco-Friendly Minimalistic Coca Cola Can

New York-based designer Ryan Harc has created a concept design for a minimalistic Coca Cola can that is eco-friendly and 100% recyclable In his concept design called “Colorless”, the can has been designed with a con...
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David Edwards – A Package You Can Eat, To Prevent Plastic Pollution

Imagine drinking orange juice out of an orange-flavored container that you can chew after. Or ice cream in a non-melting chocolate envelope. WikiCells, unveiled last week, could change how we store our food. David Edwards once ...
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Aptera Comes Back from The Dead

One of the more intriguing and aesthetic car designs in recent years was the Aptera 2e delivered by the fledgling California based electric car company, Aptera. Seeming to bear more in common with a helicopter or small aircraft...
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BikeCAD Lets You Design Your Dream Bicycle Online, for Free

Anyone who likes bicycles has at some point probably fantasized about it – getting their own one-of-a-kind custom-made bike. There are oodles of independent frame-builders out there who will gladly accommodate such fantas...
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