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The Invisible Bicycle Helmet

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet
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Startup Pirates @ Paris PreziFly NEW! PreziFly 1.2 was released on November 4, 2012. Among other new features, it works with the new Prezi button layout as well as the older layout. Also, video tutorials on using PreziFly are now available--see below. See PreziFly in Action... Use a PreziFly-generated player file to view a Prezi about PreziFly: To view it as a downloaded Prezi, download and extract the contents of this zip file into a folder on your PC. PreziFly Quick Start Download and unzip PreziFly to any folder (the download link is in the panel on the left). Video Tutorials Watch a short tutorial describing the installation of PreziFly on your PC, including the free AutoIt software program.

Humans Invent | The Official Sharp Blog Designing Around Deficiency — IDEO Stories Experience would eventually temper my hyperactive ambitions and, in time, I rather instinctively settled into the disciplines that would become my craft; those now referred to as User Experience Design, Visual & User Interface Design, Front-End Development and Creative Coding + Data Visualization. Shedding excess aspirations would free up all the time needed, I imagined, for me to gain a comprehensive expertise in these, the arenas I had become so enamored of. And, while I am, today, more than happy with the knowledge and capability afforded me via years of experience, a few skills haven’t fallen into place along the way, as I once imagined they so naturally would. With this in mind, I would like to outline a few of the things I totally suck at, and the techniques I employ to circumvent these deficiencies. 1. Color Theory As a designer, it wasn’t long into my career before I realized this to be an obvious issue for which resolution was required. 2. 3.

Startup Notre marché: La publicité Mobile/tablette En moins de cinq années plus de 25 millions de smartphones et tablettes ont envahi et bouleversé les usages et l’écosystème médias. Ainsi, plus 30% des usages de Google et 50% de ceux de Facebook sont aujourd’hui mobiles ; des applications stars entrent dans la vie quotidienne des français avec une audience démesurée … ces nouveaux comportements changent la donne, provoquant l’étonnement des professionnels médias, déroutés par l’exubérance des usages et la complexité de l’écosystème connecté qui s’est soudain intensifié et complexifié. Paradoxalement, le marché français de la publicité mobile ne décolle pas… avec moins de 3% des investissements médias (est.60M€ sur le Display mobile en 2013), alors que mobiles et tablettes représentent dorénavant plus de 12,6% du temps consacré aux médias. Les freins au décollage sont nombreux

Picture of the Day: A Tiny River House in Serbia «TwistedSifter Oct 17, 2012 My friend Dan G. emailed me this wonderful photograph by Irene Becker that shows a tiny house in the middle of the Drina River near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia. The capture was highlighted by National Geographic as one of the best ‘Photos of the Day‘ for the month of August 2012. The Drina is a 346 km long river that forms much of the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. Want A Crash Course In Stanford’s Design Thinking? Here it is for free (Pt. 1 Empathy) | Joey Aquino The Institute of Design (D.School) at Stanford has become one of the most talked about institutions recently because of the methodology they are spreading around the world to improve our lives through a collaborative approach that inspires human centered innovations. Last week I had the absolute privilege of being a part of the Design Thinking Hawaii boot camp which was focused on improving the education system in Hawai’i. I spent an entire week submersed in this methodology but most importantly put it to practice when coaching a team of educators through a 3 day design challenge. The Design Thinking process is broken up into a 5 step ITERATIVE (not linear) process. In this first crash course post, I will discuss the “Empathize” step. What is empathy? To feel what someone else feels. The objective: To help people articulate the latent needs users may not even know they have. The 3 ways to empathize Immerse: Become the user and actually live their experiences. Observation technique: – Listen.

Rebecca Abergel - Jeunes et brillants : voici les dix meilleurs innovateurs français de moins de 35 ans Jeunes et brillants : voici les dix meilleurs innovateurs français de moins de 35 ans | Innovation, Technos et Innovations, France Moins de 35 ans, mais l'esprit déjà perçant. La revue du Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) récompense, pour la deuxième année consécutive, des jeunes à l’initiative d’avancées technologiques majeures en France. Les derniers articles de la rubrique Technos et Innovations Devil's Tuning Fork ?utm_content=buffer5257a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter Joi Ito was named director of the famous MIT Media Lab in 2011. He was not your run of the mill choice. Largely self-taught computer scientist. Former chairman of Creative Commons and a strong open source advocate. In short, it is hard to sum him up. I recently had a chance to sit down with Ito for a short, but wide-ranging conversation that looked at what he has tried to do so far during his tenure—as well as his plans for the future. We spoke about cryptocurrency, and his ambition to offer MIT as a neutral home for some of the research and standards work around bitcoins, which I covered previously, a few days ahead of the official announcement of what’s called the Media Lab’s digital currency initiative. Here is an edited transcript of our conversation. Xconomy: It will be four years this fall, officially, that you have been director of the Media Lab. X: Maybe we can talk about some of those things. JI: Right now, the three areas I’d say we are primarily working on … Next Page »

Fabrique d'Objets Libres – LOD Quels objets pour alimenter la ressourcerie ? La ressourcerie est un stock de pièces détachées qui va de pair avec le LOD. Le fablab est limité en place. Si vous voulez nous faire don d’un objet, voici un petit guide qui vous sera utile. La taille est limitée à environ 40cm de coté, ce qui inclus la plus part des appareils électroménagers et l’outillage électrique conventionnel. Nous pouvons nettoyer, dépoussiérer, mais pas faire des miracles : évitez les objets recouverts de graisse ou ayant pris racine dans la terre. Nous n’acceptons pas les ordinateurs, les téléphones portables, les tablettes ou autre appareil à base de micro-électronique. Si vous voulez participer aux ateliers du LOD, pensez à amener un objet qui peut susciter l’inventivité : par exemple avec un mécanisme, ou des pièces facilement réutilisables. Le LOD est principalement orienté électroménager et outillage électrique, cela englobe tous les appareils de la maison et du garage ainsi que les équipements professionnels.

When Typography Speaks Louder Than Words | Smashing Magazine Advertisement Clever graphic designers love to use typography to explore the interaction between the look of type and what type actually says. In communicating a message, a balance has to be achieved between the visual and the verbal aspects of a design. Sometimes, however, designers explore the visual aspect of type to a much greater extent than the verbal. Cal Swan, author of Language and Typography, makes this point well when he says, “These two distinct areas often come together in practice as there is clearly a very strong relationship between the conception of the words as a message and their transmission in visible form.” To avoid any misunderstanding, let’s clarify what the terms “visual language” and “verbal language” mean. In this first of a two-part series1, we will look at the powerful effect that typography has in taking control of meaning. We all have different cultural backgrounds and experiences that affect our perception of type one way or another. Further Resources

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