Chris Hoeller

105 Flips | 1 Magazine | 8 Likes | 16 Following | 3 Followers | @chrishoeller | I’m passionate about breakthrough technology, the future of marketing, innovation, creativity, leadership, psychology, and the combining of all of these to build a better tomorrow.

How To Make The World More Shoppable [Future of Retail]

PSFK Labs looks at the Omni Point-of-Purchase technologies that are creating more opportunities to buy.<p>We’ve all been there before; stuck waiting in …

4 Fun Ways to Improve Your Facebook Engagement

Do you need to increase the visibility of your Facebook page posts?<p>Are you looking for fresh ideas to quickly create engagement on your Facebook page?<p>…

iPhone 'Car Mode' Concept Helps You Stop Driving and Texting

Miles of stop-and-go traffic combined with boredom can lead to a common safety hazard while on the road: texting and driving.<p>For this reason, New …

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Chris Hoeller on Twitter: "Historical Geniuses and Their Psychiatric Conditions http://t.co/ecpmrjEnwD #psychology"

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Idea Generation Methods

by Tomislav Buljubasic<p>It’s always a challenge to bring the innovative culture of any organization to higher level. After promotion of innovation …

The Double-A Side Dichotomy

The Sensing vs Intuitive dichotomy is an interesting one. It is all about how we experience the world and how we take in information. This is further …

Selling

A New Form of Crowdsourcing for Innovation: Problemsourcing

by Yannig Roth<p>An increasing number of companies use crowdsourcing today, tasking the crowd to come up with creative solutions to their corporate …

New animation tech could make motion capture suits obsolete

Actors may soon say good-bye to those humbling Lycra body suits commonly used in the visual effects industry, thanks to a group of researchers from …

Motion Capture

Making Google+ The Best Social Network Ever

I have a few recommendations of how to make <b>Google+</b> a much richer experience and completely dominate the future of the web. These recommendations are …

The Brain and Why Innovation Gets Rejected

by Mark E Miller<p><i>Tell me if this sounds familiar:</i> You’ve been working on a project or assignment and you have a breakthrough idea. Maybe it’s about …

Advances in artificial intelligence: deep learning

If you want to keep up with advances in artificial intelligence, the <i>New York Times</i> has an essential article on a recent step forward called deep …

There's No Innovation Without Experimentation

by Jeffrey Phillips<p>Many times people will ask me what I think is “wrong” with so many companies. Why can’t they innovate? they ask. Where are the …

5 Ways To Drive Innovation In Products (And Why Toasters Still Just Make Toast)

As chief innovation officer at Massachusetts-based design consulting firm Altitude, Heather Andrus has seen firsthand that companies are bending over backwards to beef up products with connectivity to cloud services—regardless of whether it makes sense. Phones, computers and tablets have so far …

Interactive electronic skin lights up when touched

The stereotype of the clumsy robot may soon become a thing of the past thanks to ongoing research at the University of California, Berkeley, where a …

Nanotech

Motorola Droid Maxx vs. Samsung Galaxy S4

Today Motorola and US carrier Verizon rekindled their old romance, releasing three new phones under the Droid brand. We have the Droid Ultra, a …

Mobile Technology

Disney's Aireal delivers precise tactile feedback out of thin air

With systems like the Kinect and Leap Motion, controlling a gadget with just the wave of a hand is starting to become much more commonplace. The one …

Humans Are the World's Best Pattern-Recognition Machines, But for How Long?

Not only are machines rapidly catching up to - and exceeding - humans in terms of raw computing power, they are also starting to do things that we …

Artificial Intelligence

The Surprising Financial Failures of Walt Disney

I’m in the middle of a Walt Disney biography marathon. As I read about the origins of the Disney studios, I’m struck by the endless financial trouble …

Walt Disney Company

Personalities influence workforce planning

What if factory foremen treated their workers less like the machines they operate, and more like people, with personality strengths and differences? …