News tagged with design

Designing optimal menus with no effort

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University have constructed a menu optimizer for a GUI builder. Based on a model of user performance, MenuOptimizer evaluates the efficiency of the current ...

Oct 14, 2013
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Google Web Designer to simplify the building of ads

(Phys.org) —Back in June, there was talk of a Google plan to launch something called Google Web Designer, which would be a free development tool to create web sites and ads, built with HTML 5. The words ...

Oct 01, 2013 weblog
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New life for old TV screens

Television sets have changed dramatically in recent years, with the introduction of flat-screen LCD, plasma and LED monitors. These new technologies have virtually eliminated the old-fashioned cathode ray ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Arresting model stops cars

Researchers in China have developed a mathematical model that could help engineers design a flexible vehicle-arrest system for stopping cars involved in criminal activity or terrorism, such as suspect car bombers attempting ...

Sep 05, 2013
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