7 Brilliant Reinventions of Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Map

The world has changed in countless ways since Buckminster Fuller invented the Dymaxion map in 1943. Wars have come and gone, populations have changed, and entire generations have passed. But Bucky's map endures, thanks to its endless adaptability—and to prove it, the Buckminster Fuller Institute recently invited the… » 7/22/13 12:41pm 7/22/13 12:41pm

Apple Now Owns the Patent On Capacitive Touchscreens [Updated]

According to PC Mag, Apple was just awarded a major patent that could affect the entire smartphone market. More than three years after filing for it, Apple now has the patent on capacitive touchscreen technology certain touchscreen behaviors. Good for them. Potentially bad for everybody else. Updated. » 6/22/11 10:44am 6/22/11 10:44am