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12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Productivity

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Monument Valley is Amazon's free app of the day

Monument Valley is a pillar of brilliance. The game, while admittedly on the short side, is one of the most refreshing and creative apps ever released on a mobile platform. Conjuring a hybrid of Esher and a random Gotye music video, the adventure sees the player assisting a mysterious girl as she …

A Squeezable Light Bulb That Slurps Up Color

In the last couple of years, color detecting sensors have finally become cheap enough that we’re starting to see a whole host of interesting gadgets that can incorporate Pantone swatches into their functionality. But we haven’t seen anything that looks as fun as the Colorup.<p>Designed by PEGA Design …

Light Bulbs

Smart's Dancing Traffic Light Is The Grooviest Way For Pedestrians To Stay Safe

We've all done it while waiting for a traffic light to turn. The coast -- for a mere moment -- becomes clear. A mad dash for the other side of the street ensues.<p>It's not the safest move.<p>Well, as shown in the above video, the Smart company has invented a way to keep the would-be scofflaw pedestrians …

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Apple, Google, And Samsung Are All Making Big Moves In 'The Internet Of Things'

The tech industry will be talking about the "internet of things" this week as Apple, Google and Samsung are rumored to be about to unveil big moves in this sector. Much of the more interesting innovation in tech has moved away from computers and mobile phones toward domestic appliances and wearable …

The connected home is going mainstream faster than anybody realizes

In the US, at least, the “internet of things” is not the future any more, but the present.<p>One in five adult American internet users already has a device at home that connects the physical environment to the internet, according to a Forrester Research report (paywall) out last week. As many as …

Internet of Things

How our quest for the Internet of Things nirvana calls the future of the web into question

The so-called Internet of Things (IoT) came to the British public's fullest attention earlier this month, following national media coverage about two …

A 3D Printed Cast That Can Heal Your Bones 40-80% Faster

It looks like something from the Borg (read, cool), but it’s actually a cast for healing bones.<p>The Osteoid, created by Turkish student Deniz Karasahin, incorporates 3D printing and ultrasonic tech to make healing a broken bone more bearable.<p>The idea of ultrasonic healing vibrations to heal bones …

Why We Need Infographics (and How to Make Them Great)

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with</i> …

Digital disruption is forcing businesses to change how business is done

Social, mobile, real-time, cloud, geo-loco, ephemeral, wearable, AR, makers, sharing economy, beacons, IoT, second screen.<p>Walk into any coffee shop in San Francisco and you’ll hear one or more of these buzzwords voiced more than you’ll hear “please,” “thank you,” or “you’re welcome.” But that’s …

Experts Predict the Future of the 'Internet of Things' (Infographic)

In 2014, the 25th anniversary of the invention of the World Wide Web, a new type of interconnectedness is being created. The proponents of the …

Consumer Technology news, analysis, how-to, opinion and video.

Are you sitting down? Probably. The results of anonymous, aggregated, global Fitbit user data reveals that the U.S. needs to seriously step up its …

Working at the intersection of tech & art: An interview with concept designer Scott Robertson

It is very common for products and technologies presented in science fiction and films to come into real life years later, like the submarine in <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea</i> and touch screens in <i>Minority Report</i>. It’s always been amazing for us that these futuristic technologies and ideas are …

Actually, Every Company Is a Big Data Company

Every day companies collect data about their customers and industries, simply as an artifact of the act conducting business. As I listened to a panel on Big Data yesterday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in Cambridge, Mass., I had an epiphany: every company is a Big Data company, it’s just that some …

Watch: Patagonia And Adidas Toil Away On The Next Big Breakthrough In Clothing

iPads and accelerometers. 3-D printers and dress forms. Green tea and Kombucha culture. A needle and thread. Each of these approaches to fashion is wildly different from the next, and yet, any and all of them represent the future of what we wear and how we wear it.<p><i>The Next Black</i> is a 45-minute …

Mobile Devices

Tackle Any Problem With These 3 Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In previous posts, I shared questions that can help overcome fear of failure and others aimed at identifying your creative or …

Creativity

Homes: design's free spirit – Ron Arad interview

It's not easy giving Ron Arad a label, which is arguably something that appeals to the free-spirited 63-year-old. Israeli-born, but London-based for decades, Arad trained as an architect, yet refers to himself as "a refugee of architecture", alluding to the fact that the initial bold, experimental …

Daily Inspiration #1760

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Fab Founder On 5 Ways To Navigate Design Politics

Designers, it’s time for some real talk, from Fab cofounder Bradford Shellhammer.<p>Once upon a time I worked with a design team. Actually, that’s not true. I’ve worked with a myriad of design teams during my career. Over and over. And merchant teams. And editorial teams. And there is this thing that …

UX Design

Ornamenta Obsession

This year, they launched even more tiles on different themes and it was very hard to choose a favorite! Below is just a sampling, but for all the …

Design