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The Consultant and Visionary Jim's company is both a think tank and a consultancy, conducting proprietary research, generating thought leadership and applying a new ideals-driven framework to drive business growth in today's global economy. The company's mission is to inspire global business leaders to achieve higher performance by rethinking their ideals and all behaviors emanating from those ideals. Jim and his team currently work with clients in tech, fashion, retail, food service, automotive and wine/spirits. Download Chapter 1
The internet is an engine of connection. It has been from the start (email, chat, forums, blogs, social media...) One reason that so many of the most popular sites online are those that permit people to express and expose their ideas is that those are the pages we care most about.
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Would you like this (or any) content less if a robot had written it? The media is filled with news items abut how robots and algorithms are taking the work away from real, kind and personable human beings. That is one train of thought (personally, I'm offering a different perspective over on my We, Robots blog, which looks at augmentation over automation of all things robotics, 3D printing, telepresence and more). It's scary to think that one day, you may read an article in a magazine or newspaper or online that had no human intervention. No humanity, no personalized style and more.
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Everything inside the design world is permanently changing, evolving and adapting into new ways of expression and communication looking to satisfy the new consuming needs and set innovative exchanging channels. 2010 made a huge closure for the final year of the first XXI century decade, we witnessed the rising of tablets (iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tablet among others), the demise of Internet Explorer 6 and the absurd fanaticism towards Flash (though it’s losing a lot of fans), which is going to be slowly replaced by HTML5 (we’re not saying that Flash is dead, only that HTML5 will begin to cover many of its current uses). Editorial disclaimer Of course that the common design elements such as typography, navigability, color and more have also changed and as you will see on this article, these changes must be apprehended by every designer that wants to set his mark during 2011.