Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.
Tom Murphy VII took every English word spoken in "Star Wars: A New Hope" and alphabetized them. Because why not?
Reader John asks if there's a way to make dialogue more intelligible on his TV. Geoff Morrison helps him out.
Three former Fortune staffers say their new Techonomy conference and Web site aim to transcend traditional tech circles. Some big names have signed on.
One problem that you may encounter when using your Mac is pauses when presented with an "Open" or "Save" dialogue box.
Some users have been reporting that the Save and Save as... dialogue windows have been extremely slow to appear, in some cases over a minute and often resulting in the spinning beach ball.
It's a common problem: today's DVD and Blu-ray soundtracks are so densely mixed that dialogue can be hard to understand. Here's a free, easy-to-implement fix.
Media companies claim the event, scheduled for Saturday evening and broadcast on television, the Web, mobile platforms, and in Times Square, will be "the most publicly accessible and interactive presidential candidate event in history."
Democratic contender will converse with students at Coe College in Iowa, as well as viewers watching a live stream and submitting questions online.
The first in the series of real-time Webcast chats with the major parties' presidential contenders will take place at the University of New Hampshire, but online observers will be able to participate as well.