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Responsive UI - Layout - Google design guidelines. Envisioning Horizons Composite. Michellzappa.com. Marshall McLuhan: A media guru reconsidered. This essay dedicated to Marshall McLuhan (1911 – 1980) was first published in 2011 to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Marshall McLuhan: A media guru reconsidered

It is both a critique and a celebration of McLuhan’s insightful thinking. Marshall McLuhan as portrayed by Playboy Magazine There’s a lot to be admired about the “prophet of the electronic age” who said “if it works it’s obsolete”. Marshall McLuhan coined the term the “Global Village”. He also produced classic phrases such as “the medium is the message”, “the medium is the massage”, and the “Age of Anxiety”. Nintendo's first smartphone app, Miitomo, to launch in March. Nintendo's first smartphone title, Miitomo, will launch in the UK and the U.S. in March this year.

Nintendo's first smartphone app, Miitomo, to launch in March

The app will be available on iOS and Android smart devices, and will debut alongside Nintendo's new My Nintendo rewards scheme. Those looking to stay ahead of the curve can preregister for Miitomo from February 17. Video in 2016: Top Five Trends. Machine Learning for Musicians and Artists. Technology Is Destroying Our Inner Lives. Two years ago, I started using the Kindle app on my iPad to read those big heavy biographies and novels that I had been lugging around the world.

Technology Is Destroying Our Inner Lives

Autos - Ten things the driverless generation will never experience. Like it or not, the driverless car is coming.

Autos - Ten things the driverless generation will never experience

At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz reported that its new E-Class sedan had earned a Nevada Autonomous Driver's License — the first production car to do so. At the same show, upstart electric-car maker Faraday Future announced (as it unveiled its autonomous FFZERO1 race car concept) that its future production models would be pre-wired to receive driverless technologies as they emerged, and Kia pulled the wraps off an entire sub-brand, called Drive Wise, devoted to driverless cars.

So as we contemplate a driverless future, and examine the ways autonomous vehicles will revise our thinking about everything from the insurance industry to law-enforcement practices, it can be enlightening to consider the end-user changes, as well. Massive Attack's New App Generates Unique Remixes Based on Your Environment. Bristolian music pioneers Massive Attack were formed at the dawn of the digital age.

Massive Attack's New App Generates Unique Remixes Based on Your Environment

With six years of relative silence since their last release, they’re unveiling new material today, via an app called "Fantom. " The app, described as a "sensory music player," provides us with four new Massive Attack tracks. A thought-provoking experiment showed what happens when children don’t have the internet for a whole day. Child psychologist Yekaterina Murashova describes an unusual experiment in her book showing what happened when a group of teenagers were deprived of access to the internet and modern technology for a single day.

A thought-provoking experiment showed what happens when children don’t have the internet for a whole day

We think it’s well worth checking out — you can consider the implications for yourself. Children and teenagers aged between 12 and 18 years voluntarily spent eight hours alone without access to any means of communication (mobile phones; the internet, etc.). Internet of things on horizon for Unitec student. Last updated 08:03, January 26 2016 Unitec cyber security student Brooke Davey has got some insight into the Internet of Things.

Internet of things on horizon for Unitec student

A world where your milk can talk with your smart phone is not far away. Screen Technology Highlights from CES 2016. The Las Vegas consumer electronics show has recently wrapped up for 2016, with many exciting new technologies featured.

Screen Technology Highlights from CES 2016

Following recent trends, screen resolutions and sizes have increased, while diameters have decreased. Many of these new technologies may be a few months away from becoming available in New Zealand, but the show offers a unique opportunity to glimpse what may be available for audio visual display and promotions in the near future. Right Now, the Internet Of Things Is Like The Internet Of The 1990s. Unless you think of technology as a geeky hobby unto itself, giving an Internet connection to everyday objects might seem like a waste of energy.

Right Now, the Internet Of Things Is Like The Internet Of The 1990s

Who needs really needs an online toaster, anyway? But just as the Internet was easy to underestimate in its infancy, this new push to connect everyday devices—a concept known as the "Internet of Things"—is barely representative today of what it might become tomorrow. Mass-produced, printable solar cells enter market and could change everything. Iran's blogfather: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are killing the web. Inventor Of World Wide Web: Just Say No To Facebook's Free Basics. At The Logical Indian, we strive to bring you stories and news that matters using evocative media.

Inventor Of World Wide Web: Just Say No To Facebook's Free Basics

We curate content that is both meaningful and socially relevant. We are not traditional media house backed by corporate funds but passionate citizens just like you are. The Web We Lost - Anil Dash. Update: A few months after this piece was published, I was invited by Harvard's Berkman Center to speak about this topic in more detail. The Shape of VR to Come: 5 predictions about VR filmmaking in 2016. Why VR “Storytelling” does not currently work. And can it ever work? Futurism - Building the future together. Business + design.