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This is our second excerpt from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success by Ken Segall, a close collaborator with Jobs for over a decade. To read the first, on how the iMac was almost called the MacMan, go here . Apple encourages big thinking but small everything else. That is, if you feel the urge to speak or act in a manner reminiscent of anything you learned in a big company, it’s best that you do that in the privacy of your own home. Meeting size is a good example.
Introduction Our research was done in the Gynaecology & Maternity Department of Hillerød Hospital. The design concept, Baby Book, is a guide to - and a record of - the pregnancy journey, pulling together many of the different experiences of both pregnancy and delivery into one coherent process. The mother can gather all documents, both medical and personal, from the pregnancy period in one place, whilst staying informed about specific stages within the process.
about gapingvoid firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter Facebook “Social Media happens around Social Object s, not the other way around.“At the core of any social media campaign, there are Social Objects .
Thinking about building or hosting an online community? Looking for specific tips, tools and ideas? Start here. The following is a collection of articles that may help inform your work.
Build. Connect your device Prototype with Arduino, configure commercial fitness trackers, energy monitors and air quality sensors, or deploy your own product. Handle real-time data Push and pull XML, JSON and CSV data to our secure and scalable RESTful API and socket-server for bi-directional interaction between devices and the web. Control, monitor and analyze
In this video from PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Steve Clayton talks about the drive at Microsoft to embrace what he calls ‘natural user interface’. Clayton, who says his job is to find out what amazing projects the tech firm is working on and share it with the world, presents a vision of the future where gesture, sound and artificial-intuition create a world that extends the possibilities of our creativity. Steve Clayton’s Blog At Microsoft <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Austin Center for Design | An educational institution in Austin, Texas, teaching Interaction Design and Social EntrepreneurshipAC4D Alum Christina Tran presents at SXSWedu Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 | Posted by AC4D Austin Center for Design alumni Christina Tran recently presented at SXSWedu on the topic of Designing for Peer Learning. Her talk covered stories that illustrate many of HourSchool’s core beliefs. Christina has a great retrospective up, with audio and slides of the talk, here.
Imagine for a second if you could somehow wrap up the creative chaos of a kindergartner’s life and apply it at work. You’d go on field trips, make stuff, hatch crazy ideas, and be awed by the world on a daily basis. Sound ridiculous? At the renowned international design consultancy IDEO , it’s how work gets done every day. P sychologists tell us that as we age, we become self-conscious in classroom and other public settings, and quietly begin to suppress our playful tendencies for fear of being childish or breaking with social norms. Creativity requires that we fight against this trajectory.At IDEO, being playful is almost an obsession.
Around the world, billions of people live in remote or under-resourced communities without access to adequate education, healthcare or even up-to-date news – let alone banking or financial services. Nokia believes that affordable mobile technology has the potential to transform the delivery of these services, improve their quality and make them available to many more people. And that can promote social and economic change on a huge scale.
So are we. We’re Cousteau Collective, an international creative team of 10 Hyper Island Interactive Art Director students based in Stockholm, Sweden. Nearing the end of our studies, we’ve embarked on an experiment to find the best way to make the best work for our clients. Inspired by the progressive way of thinking at Hyper Island, we’ve crafted a unique working process catered to multi-disciplinary collaboration and speedy creative output. We’re here to explore and understand the uncharted relationships between new technology and human behavior.
15 February 2012 Last updated at 10:37 ET Artist Neil Harbisson is completely colour-blind. Here, he explains how a camera attached to his head allows him to hear colour. Until I was 11, I didn't know I could only see in shades of grey. I thought I could see colours but that I was confusing them. When I was diagnosed with achromatopsia [a rare vision disorder], it was a bit of a shock but at least we knew what was wrong.