Is This A First Taste Of Jony Ive's Influence On Apple Software? The felt poker tables were a bit cheesy.
And the paper shredder seemed over the top. Silicon Valley's Next Big Goal: Fixing Our Broken Food System. At ali Partovi's Partovi Porktacular, the assembled tech-and food-world luminaries, dressed in their best jeans, nibble on tortellini stuffed with locally foraged mushrooms in the golden, late-afternoon light while waiting for the main event--a heritage-breed whole pig from Marin Sun Farms--to make the requisite number of turns on a spit to reach the optimal shade of mahogany and crispy-skinned goodness.
You can hear the occasional cluck from a chicken coop, strategically placed away from the action. It was just the kind of party at which you might find Michael Pollan, the best-selling author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and messiah of America's local-food revolution. In fact, Pollan is here, mingling among the likes of Dropbox cofounders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, Airbnb CTO and cofounder Nate Blecharczyk, and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman. "Ali occupies a special place between Silicon Valley and the food movement," Pollan says. What does the food chain look like?
Ronald Kapaz. How To Pitch Investors On A Connected Device. Renee DiResta invests in connected hardware.
She's a venture capitalist with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, which has helped fund companies including LittleBits and Misfit Wearables. She is also organizing a conference called “Solid” which is all about the future of manufacturing, with a focus on the industrial Internet of things. During a recent event at Smart Design, we asked DiResta to talk about what it takes to "win" in the connected device space. Real-Life Zombies in the Animal Kingdom....And We May Be Next! Entrevista a Rodolfo Llinás, médico neurofisiólogo colombiano - Gente: Últimas Noticias de Famosos Colombianos e Internacionales. Infecting An Audience: Why Great Stories Spread. In his 1897 book What is Art?
The great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy defined art as “an infection.” Good art, Tolstoy wrote, infects the audience with the storyteller’s emotion and ideas. The better the art, the stronger the infection--the more stealthily it works around whatever immunities we possess and plants the virus. How "Minority Report" Designer Helped Create The Toy Car Of The Future. Boris Sofman, Hanns Tappeiner, and Mark Palatucci couldn't figure it out.
The three were experts in robotics and artificial intelligence, with a handful of advanced graduate degrees among them. But when it came to the task of designing a simple toy car for their first product, Anki Drive, the team was at a loss. "I designed the very first cars myself, and trust me, I'm not a designer," Tappeiner admits. "They sort of looked like Mini Coopers--I'm very glad nobody has seen them. " The engineers scrapped their initial plans, bought a slew of concept car books, and began ripping through the pages prowling for inspiration. The Last Interview Al Hirschfeld Ever Gave Was To My 10-Year-Old Brother. Yesterday, Co.Design covered a new exhibition of the late, great Broadway caricaturist Al Hirschfeld's work at the New York Public Library.
Over the course of his 82-year career, Hirschfeld was interviewed by the biggest of wigs and ran in the glitziest of circles, drawing stars from Whoopi Goldberg to Duke Ellington to Carol Channing. But there's a secret that even the most expert of Hirschfeld historians have never known: Two days before Hirschfeld died at age 99, he gave one final interview to a divinely chosen young boy, the 10-year-old Oliver Dunne (my brother). In this never-before-seen interview, Hirschfeld reveals shocking secrets: his love of lo mein, his favorite book, and where he found his cat. Al Hirschfeld lived down the street from my family when I was growing up, in a building painted pink.
Imagine Breaking Up The United States. Design You Can Actually Taste. Sticklers: Gotta split. Investigadores en el exterior despertaron el debate científico. Hay debate en la ciencia colombiana.
O entre los científicos, mejor. ¿Cuál es la explicación científica del “déjà vu”? Déjà vu es literalmente lo “ya visto”, en francés.
Malala los libros pueden derrotar al terrorismo, Mundo. David Harvey: Sector financiero y libre mercado, sustentos del neoliberalismo, operan bajo el criterio de acumulación por desposesión. Las contradicciones actuales del capitalismo, puntualiza Harvey, pueden llevar al mundo a una gran catástrofe.
El sector financiero y la libre circulación de mercancías que sustentan el modelo neoliberal, operan según un principio de acumulación por desposesión, porque lo que hacen es utilizar su control sobre esos bienes o sobre la moneda para generar una tasa de ganancia que arrebatan a los trabajadores, sostuvo en desarrollo de de las conferencias que dictó en el Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales (IAEN) de Ecuador, el reputado científico social inglés David Harvey, quien estuvo en Quito a mediados del mes de agosto cumpliendo una estrecha agenda académica. Caught In A Stress Spiral? Innovate Your Day With 8 Minutes Of "Ready, Set, Pause" Stress, anxiety, and pressure are no longer fleeting feelings we flirt with while working on a stressful project or stuck in a traffic jam.
They have become permanent fixtures in our lives. We have let them creep into our psyche and strangle our well-being. The American Medical Association purports that stress is the basic cause of more than 60 percent of all human illness and disease. They also state that stress is the number one proxy killer disease today. Whether we mean to or not, stress often dominates our thinking and decision-making process. How Radical Transparency Kills Stress. A Utah-based research software company, Qualtrics, practices a management approach they call “radical transparency.” Details and data regarding individual and company performance--including quarterly objectives and results as well as weekly snippets of employees’ past work and future goals--are shared throughout the company of over 300 employees. This way, the company communicates information that people need to do their jobs, which is particularly critical considering the largely invisible nature of knowledge work.
4 Ways Slow Design Will Make The Super-Fast World We Live In Better. All the buzz over “#unplug,” Baratunde Thurston’s excellent piece on “taking a digital vacation,” wasn’t surprising. The article tapped into an idea that’s catching on with Americans: Life in 2013 moves really fast, and sometimes that’s exhausting. All those products and services that have promised to make our lives easier and more efficient have also overstimulated us to the point of collapse. How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting. Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the story of how video game characters like Mario, Link, and Kirby helped save a "floating world" (literally translated): ukiyo-e, a genre in the ancient craft of Japanese woodprinting.
After artistically languishing for most of the 20th century, the craft is in the process of being discovered by a whole new generation, thanks to Ukiyo-E Heroes, a collaboration between American illustrator Jed Henry and British craftsman David Bull that reimagines popular video game characters in the context of medieval Japan. Of all the visual art the West associates with ancient Japan, woodprints are probably the most well known. You may not have ever heard the term ukiyo-e before, or know how a Japanese woodprint is made, but if you’ve ever seen a copy of The Great Wave off Kanagawa or The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife, you know the style.
A Skyscraper Curse with Chinese Characteristics - Mark A. DeWeaver. The Mises Institute recently spoke with Mark A. DeWeaver about the Chinese economy, malinvestment, booms and busts, and his new book Animal Spirits with Chinese Characteristics. Mark DeWeaver, PhD, manages Quantrarian Asia Hedge. ENSEÑANZAS DEL PARO AGRARIO. Mitología muisca. Cosigo, la punta de lanza de la minería en la Amazonía. Esta semana el presidente Juan Manuel Santos hizo oficial la ampliación del Parque Nacional Chiribiquete, convirtiéndolo en el segundo más grande del continente y en un símbolo del compromiso del Gobierno con la Amazonía. Balance de Juan Manuel Santos del paro - Política en Colombia y el Mundo: Noticias de Política. El mandatario afirmó que todas las propuestas son bienvenidas, sin embargo no permitirá la violencia ‘por ningún motivo’. Desplazados están reconfigurando la geografía humana en Colombia.
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