Tyler Monteferrante

1,086 Flips | 22 Magazines | 852 Likes | 169 Following | 179 Followers | @TMonteferrante | Product Design @flipboard; passionate about design, tech, and classical music.

Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?

The most famous entrepreneur of his generation is facing a public reckoning with the power of Big Tech.<p>At ten o’clock on a weekday morning in August, Mark Zuckerberg, the chairman and C.E.O. of Facebook, opened the front door of his house in Palo Alto, California, wearing the tight smile of …

Social Media

Yuval Noah Harari on what the year 2050 has in store for humankind

Forget programming - the best skill to teach children is reinvention. In this exclusive extract from his new book, the author of <i>Sapiens</i> reveals what …

Singularity

Who needs democracy when you have data? - MIT Technology Review

In 1955, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story about an experiment in “electronic democracy,” in which a single citizen, …

China

Exclusive: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on Apple, Facebook, Netflix–and the future

An intimate look inside the mind of the CEO bending the music industry into his vision for it.<p>Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek, who calls himself an introvert and rarely talks to the media, spent more than six hours in interviews with former <i>Fast Company</i> editor and founder of The Flux Group Robert …

Why Westerners Fear Robots and the Japanese Do Not

As a Japanese, I grew up watching anime like <i>Neon Genesis Evangelion</i>, which depicts a future in which machines and humans merge into cyborg ecstasy. …

How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

On Aug. 3, 2001, a McDonald’s film crew arrived in the bustling beach town of Westerly, Rhode Island. They carried their cameras and a giant …

Long-form Journalism

Is Crowdfunding a Sustainable Business Model for Indie Mags?

Anyone who has launched a new magazine will be familiar with the following dilemma: You need money to produce your first issue even before you’ve had …

full-stack agile - Team Organisation: Squads, Chapters, Tribes & Guilds

<b>Agile Team Organisation: Squads, Chapters, Tribes and Guilds</b><p>There is a growing trend around agile company organization reorganization with Agile and …

Why tech’s favorite color is making us all miserable

The cold blue light of modern touchscreens may be aesthetically pleasing, but it poses health problems. Designers and technologists should take cues from military history and embrace the orange.<p>When I was 14, I saved up money from my first web design job to trick out a really nice gaming PC. I …

Baluna by Grupa by Bunch

Opinion by Richard Baird. Grupa is an award-winning design studio and manufacturer of handmade furniture and lighting products for home, office and …

It's Nice That Enlists Illustrator Thomas Hedger for New Issue of Printed Pages

Luke Hoban

As the much-anticipated exhibition Hope to Nope opens in London, we spoke to curators Lucienne Roberts of GraphicDesign& and the Design Museum's …

Meraki Restaurant identity, by Dutchscot, London | Identity Designed

Meraki is a new contemporary Greek restaurant in Fitzrovia, London, inspired by island life but with a refined execution. We were commissioned by the …

Ogilvy by Collins — The Brand Identity

Global advertising and marketing agency Ogilvy commissioned design company Collins to create their new visual identity.<p>The new identity is rooted in …

Knif Mono by Building Paris and Axel Pelletanche Thévenart — The Brand Identity

Meet the Literary Design Studio Bringing Classic Literature to New Technology

It started with e-readers, and now with new digital reading platforms like Twitter fiction, VR storytelling, and crowdsourced serials blowing through …

Surge of female candidates sparks an explosion of color

The year of the woman is revolutionizing the design of campaign posters, logos and yard signs.<p>The surge of female candidates running for office this year is having an unintended side effect: They are sparking a revolution in the design of campaign yard signs and logos, introducing a new palette of …

Posters

A Sleek Australian Dwelling Keeps its Cool With Passive Design

Outside Melbourne, a light-filled residence with a private garden cuts a narrow figure to minimize solar impact.<p>Located in the Melbourne suburb of Bulleen, this 4,306-square-foot, site-sensitive home by local studio MODO Architecture opens up to connect with the garden and stay cool.<p>The house is …

Florian Gaefke – UX Collective

Florian Gaefke in UX Collective<p>Jun 13<p>Start using real quotation marks in DesignImprove readability and discover the joy of top notch…<p>Read more…<p>1.7K<p>9 …

UX Design

FIFA World Cup 2018 National Posters

In honor of the FIFA World Cup 2018, UK creative agency Lovegunn designed a series of typographic posters featuring the 32 participating teams …

MIT Technology Review Magazine Receives Modern Makeover From Pentagram Design

Video screenshots via MIT Technology Review<br>MIT Technology Review magazine, a publication on the forefront of technological trends since 1899, has …

Maybe She Had So Much Money She Just Lost Track of It

Photography by Sergio Corvacho<p>Above, Anna Delvey.<p>It started with money, as it so often does in New York. A crisp $100 bill slipped across the smooth …

How Haruki Murakami’s Killing Commendatore Cover Came Together

Fans of the author Haruki Murakami crave his books for reasons that can be hard for them to articulate or even understand, much in the way that the …

Haruki Murakami

Designing ethically pt. 1

<i>This is the first part of a two part series. Check out</i> <b>Designing Ethically Pt. 2</b><i>for a deeper dive into the nitty-gritty of evaluating problem</i> …

Design

Step and Repeat

before<p>after<p>Launched in 2010, Flipboard is a news and social network aggregator — or, in its words, a “curation platform” — that allows users to …

Flipboard's Answer to Fake News: More Human Curation

Fake news is hardly new news, but over the past couple years it's found a new home across social media and other news aggregators. And, perhaps, not …

A New AI Can Write Music as Well as a Human Composer

Artificial Intelligence and Creativity<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to become the most groundbreaking and defining technology of the 21st …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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‘I felt so alone’: What women at Microsoft face, and why many leave

Court filings, internal documents and interviews with employees illustrate why Microsoft has failed to hire or retain more women: Widespread …

Rapid UX Research at Google

How do you conduct impactful user research in a short space of time?<p>As the manager of a Rapid Research team at Google, I’ve built a team around just …

UX Design