Estudio Caos

By Carlos Moreno | diseño + tecnología + arte + educación

4 basic problems cause all the cognitive biases that screw up our judgment

<i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia's crazy list of cognitive biases, and after banging my head against the wall for weeks, came up with this</i> <i>Cognitive Bias Cheat Sheet</i> <i>which</i> <i>John Manoogian III,</i> <i>beautifully organized into the above poster. Since then, I've started working on a book</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?

In many cases, there seems to be a tendency to water down expectations when it comes to integrating technology. During a recent presentation on …

Earth's Temperature Timeline

A Timeline of Earth's Average Temperature is another great data visualization design by Randall Monroe at XKCD.com! Real data and a humorous take on …

Infographics

Visual History of US Population

Nathan Yau from FlowingData has created a cool, new animated data visualization, Two Centuries of Population, Animated. The visualization shows the …

Geography

12 Ways Teaching Has Affected My Thinking

<b>All my students will love me – but that doesn’t mean that they will do what I want them to do!</b><br>While some may love you more than others, most students …

From 1930 to Present: 84 Years of World Cup Posters

This collection of posters from the past 84 years of the World Cup not only embodies each designer’s style but is also a great look back at how these …

Five Ways to Help Students Build Prior Knowledge

Complete Coverage<p>—Image by Flickr user Martin, licensed under Creative Commons<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>Teachers are continually …

Education

13 Best Graphic Novels & Books About Comics from 2016—A Designer’s Guide

You survived 2016 without having your head explode. So congratulations: You deserve at least one book by and about artists of comic strips, comic …

Frank Miller

7 Brilliant 2017 Calendar Designs

This was a pretty messy year. A contentious election, war across the world, and all manner of tragic deaths among creative people. Personally, I need …

Design

Ooooh La L'Auto

Renault, the automobile manufacturer, was established in 1899 with the Renault Voiturette 1CV by Louis, Marcel and Fernand Renault. From the outset, …

Design

Dangerous Ideas on Design Education

<i>A Manifesto by James Victore</i> <br>I learned to design the same way I learned to swear: I had to pick it up in the street. I failed out of a university and …

Creativity

Most Expensive Science Book Sells for $3.7 Million

There are plenty of awesome, new science books to keep geeks happy this Christmas. But one anonymous science-lover recently received the ultimate …

Science

Best Underwater Photos of 2016

In truth, we don’t often publish underwater photos. Not because they’re frivolous or hollow, but because they’re so hard to get. So few photographers have the knowledge and skill set to access remote parts of the ocean, to say nothing of the specialized and costly equipment. Which is why, when we …

Scuba Diving

19 Remarkable Book Cover Designs

<i>The art of book cover design is delicate. There’s no exact formula. Some covers whisper subtleties; other designs scream in your face. Much like</i> …

Graphic Design

Samsung Launches Collaborative ‘Classroom of Peace’ to Promote Tech Skills in Colombia

Samsung Electronics has partnered with the Colombian Agency for Reintegration (ACR) to open the first ‘Classroom of Peace’ Smart School, located in …

Samsung

Here's What a Rat Looks Like When It's Happy

Now we know what facial expression the rodents make when they’re feeling good.<p>Do rats feel joy? It can be hard to tell, since they can’t exactly greet us with a grin.<p>But now, for the first time, scientists have spotted the rat equivalent of a smile—and it’s all in the ears.<p>They found that happy …

Emotions

The world’s required reading list: The books that students read in 28 countries

This compilation of reading assigned to students everywhere will expand your horizons — and your bookshelves.In the US, most students are required to …

Literature

Why schools shouldn't teach critical thinking

Being an air-traffic controller is not easy. At the heart of the job is a cognitive ability called "situational awareness" that involves "the …

Critical Thinking

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Interview with Megan Smith and Yana Weinstein ( transcript):<p>Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:41 — 61.7MB)<p>Subscribe: iTunes | …

Pedagogy

Curriculum

Personalize Your Coursework<p>The Center for Social Innovation offers a curriculum to address the needs of students at various stages of awareness of …

Education

60 Designers Honor National Parks With Amazing Posters

The National Parks Service (NPS) is largely in charge of protecting our nation’s beautiful parks and natural resources. That’s why dozens of …

National Parks

Does This 1995 Video Interview Reveal Banksy’s True Identity?

People<p>The video appears to show the street artist creating works under cover of night.<p>,<p>The mystery of the anonymous British street artist known as …

Street Art

Why Higher Education Needs Design Thinking

Research professor Kate Canales believes design is crucial to disrupting higher education, and the timing has never been better.<p><b>Doreen Lorenzo: How did you end up where you are today? Did you go directly to academia or did you jump into design first?</b><p><b>Kate Canales:</b> I started my early professional …

Design Thinking

These Stanford Professors Want You to Use Design Principles to Figure Out Your Career Path

<i>This article originally appeared on Uncubed.</i><p>What do I want to do with the rest of my life? And how do I get there?<p>Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, two …

Design Thinking

A practical guide for learning meditation through the art of gaming

Gaming and meditation have more in common than you think. These seemingly unrelated pursuits both offer important self-development lessons that use similar parts of our brains to mold us into better humans.<p>Both also suffer from public perception problems: Gaming is often seen as a potentially …

Meditation

History classes are our best hope for teaching Americans to question fake news and Donald Trump

As a novelist and creative-writing professor, I believe in the importance of teaching college students how to read and write fiction. But the undergraduate course I myself found the most formative—the one that maps my daily intellectual path decades later—was not a writing or English class, but a …

Education

Colorado’s No. 1 contemporary painter has the mind of a scholar, the hand of an artist

<b>By Ray Mark Rinaldi,</b> <i>Special to The Denver Post</i>Let me quote myself — and a whole lot of other people — in saying that Clark Richert is Colorado’s most …

Denver

Punk Yet Peaceful Positivity—the Secret to Ethical Design?

Art director and graphic designer Marius Jopens work first came weo me in the form of a quote fromH. G. Wells, written inan off-kilter, cursive style …

Graphic Design

Exploring Gaps in STEM Education

Art may be the key entry point to STEM, especially for girls, according to a new survey released today on the gender gap in STEM (Science, …

Education