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Why don't you have an experience strategy? Caine Smith at TEDxSevenMileBeach

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Mike Wadhera Contributor<p>Mike Wadhera is the founder of Teleport.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The future of mobile video is virtual reality<p>Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, …

Guatemala: Rape sentences in landmark military trial

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1229000/1229069_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534537261_a554d81c67e0ec27ca0573722a85db95<p><b>A Guatemala court has sentenced two former members of the military to 360 years in jail for the murder, rape and sexual enslavement of indigenous</b> …

Indigenous Peoples

Moneybox Scores $3M Seed To Make It Easy For Millennials To Save And Invest

Yet-to-launch Moneybox is a U.K. startup that wants to encourage millennials who might not be thinking too much about their financial futures to save and invest.<p>It reckons the key to this is a mobile app that reduces the friction inherent with opening a stocks and shares ISA (Individual Savings …

Angel Investors

Augmented reality device turns your arm into a keyboard

Japanese electronics maker NEC has unveiled a unique input mechanism that allows you to type on your arm using augmented reality.<p>The system is called …

MIT unveils 3D printing with glass breakthrough

The field of 3D printing is still largely the domain of major companies in need of easier prototyping methods and hobbyists.<p>But a new breakthrough …

Google's latest Cardboard app is a how-to guide for good VR design

Cardboard Design Lab explains what works, and what doesn't, in virtual reality<p>There's one very simple rule in virtual reality development: don't make people sick. But when it comes to making suggestions instead of prohibitions, we're still formulating the guidelines for <i>everything</i> — sound, motion, …

The Miracle of Minneapolis

No other place mixes affordability, opportunity, and wealth so well. What’s its secret?<p>If the American dream has not quite shattered as the Millennial generation has come of age, it has certainly scattered. Living affordably and trying to climb higher than your parents did were once considered …

Urban Design

UI, UX: Who Does What? A Designer’s Guide To The Tech Industry

Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google, and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs.<p>Design is a rather broad and vague term. When someone says “I’m a designer,” it is not immediately clear what they actually do day to day. There are a number of different responsibilities encompassed by …

Larry Page and Sergey Brin on what's next for Google

Google co-founders discuss self-driving cars and artificial intelligence<p>Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recently sat down with billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla for a lengthy interview. During the relaxed and informal discussion, the co-founders discuss their company's early …

AT&T and Udacity partner to create the 'nanodegree,' a new type of college degree

Online education provider Udacity has partnered with AT&T to create a new type of college degree, the “nanodegree.” The vocationally focused nanodegree is designed to be a lifelong learning portfolio that would be widely recognized by the tech industry and far cheaper to obtain.<p>Since last year, …

Boot up: Google 'Nearby'?, big data myths, Tim Cook's mistake…

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Privacy as a competitive vector >> AVC<p>Fred Wilson (whose venture capital company has invested in DuckDuckGo):<p>assuming that Google's search volume keeps growing at 15% per year, DuckDuckGo would be doing 1.7% of Google's daily …

BillGuard Launches Its Personal Finance App On Android And Adds Data Breach Alerts

Personal finance startup BillGuard has been working hard over the last several years to help its users to identify fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards, and also to keep track of their spending on the web and on its iPhone app. Today it’s expanding its reach with the launch of an …

How We Made The Last of Us's Interface Work So Well

<i>Editor's note: The following is a guest editorial by Naughty Dog UI designer Alexandria Neonakis. If you're a professional in the video game industry</i> …

Oculus Rift helps dying woman experience the outside world virtually

Game artist Priscilla Firstenberg used an Oculus Rift dev kit to help her grandmother experience the outside world before passing away, The Rift Arcade reports.<p>Cancer patient Roberta Firstenberg had become too weak to enjoy her favorite pastimes or walk around her yard. At the time, Priscilla — who …

Side Drawer Navigation Could Cost Half Your User Engagement

<i>Anthony Rose is co-founder and CTO of</i> <i>zeebox</i><i>, the social network for TV.</i><p>So, you have a mobile app where there are more pages or sections than can fit on a mobile screen at once. Your first thought might be to create a tabbed design, with a row of tabs along the top or buttons along the bottom.<p>But …

The Cortex: Sulon's virtual vision of the future

Sulon Technologies is releasing a new virtual reality headset at the end of 2014 called The Cortex, which aims to give users life-like experiences in their normal surroundings<p>A new type of virtual reality will enable users to "live-out" experiences in their own space.<p>Sulon Technologies CEO Dhan …

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FORTUNE — Mark Zuckerberg’s acquisitions have a formula: They never, ever leak because they come together quickly. Facebook’s (FB) $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, for example, was reportedly sealed over chocolate-covered strawberries on Valentines Day, and the deal announced four days later. …

Proactive Experiences and the Future of UX

<b>My sympathies go out to the thousands of passengers who had their flights cancelled because of this past winter’s polar vortex.</b> For most of them, the …

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Community

Intelligent storage advances with AI and cloud automation<p>What in the<br>VMworld … ?<p>HPE will be at VMworld 2018, at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada …

Hewlett Packard

A Framework for Building a Design Practice

Don’t just do design, practice it.<p>For the better part of the last 5 years, I’ve spent my time leading and building design teams (with Jet Cooper for …

In the age of wearable technology, don't forget who wears the trousers

From smartwatches to smart shoes, in the age of wearable technology computers are getting bigger and getting smaller at the same time -- but according to Intel future-gazer Steve Brown, the most important thing about a wearable device is the person doing the wearing.<p>"Anything can become a …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey On Why Now Is The Time For VR, And The Biggest Hurdles Ahead

Today at SXSW, two of the cofounders of Oculus and one of its lead hardware engineers took the stage for a quick on-the-fly Q&A session about the future of their burgeoning virtual reality headset.<p>If you (like, presumably, most people watching) were hoping for an update on when they might ship the …

The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great

The future of TV is here. It’s just not evenly distributed.<p>If it doesn’t seem like the American television industry is in the middle of a dramatic transformation, that’s simply because the pieces are scattered all over the place. But they are starting to come together.<p>One transformative piece …

Streaming

Virtual reality trick shifts depth perception

Scientists manipulated the distance at which people accurately perceived depth, both through sight and touch, by tricking them into thinking they had …

Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. Here are five things you can do this year to make that happen.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>For decades, the most …

MeasuringU: 10 Ways to Conduct Usability Tests with Credit Cards & Personal Data

A key principal of usability testing is that users should simulate actual usage as much as possible.<p>That means using realistic tasks that represent …