Dean Korošak

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Quantifying the Clickbait and Linkbait in BuzzFeed Article Titles

BuzzFeed is one of the most significant sources of journalistic content on the entire internet. Of course, that depends on your definition of …

Big data and open data: what's what and why does it matter?

Big data and the new phenomenon open data are closely related but they're not the same. Open data brings a perspective that can make big data more useful, more democratic, and less threatening.<p>While big data is defined by size, open data is defined by its use. Big data is the term used to describe …

How To Track People And Collect Their Data Without Spooking Them

It’s one of the toughest problems facing any information-driven business today: How do you collect “big data” about anonymous groups of users or customers, while at the same time guaranteeing that you’re not also gathering “little data” about their private lives?<p>Put differently, how do you convince …

Data, process, and people: three words that sum up analytics

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>As a data scientist for more than 15 years, I’ve seen firsthand the impact that analytics can have on the bottom line. I am …

11 Million Brackets Vs. ESPN, CBS, And Fox Experts: Who Was Better?

More often than not, making predictions is an invitation to codify dumb opinions into novelty forecasts, flushed and forgotten as soon as they're …

How to Detect Criminal Gangs Using Mobile Phone Data - MIT Technology Review

The study of social networks is providing dramatic insights into the nature of our society and how we are connected to one another. So it’s no …

How a New Science of Cities Is Emerging from Mobile Phone Data Analysis - MIT Technology Review

Mobile phones have generated enormous insight into the human condition thanks largely to the study of the data they produce. Mobile phone companies …

Big Data Investment Map 2014

Here’s an updated version of our Big Data Investment Map. I’ve collected information about ca. 50 of the most important Big Data startups via the …

The 2014 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

Articles about marimekko celebrates 50th anniversary iconic pattern on Dwell.com - Dwell

Arne Jacobsen’s Swan chair is no ugly duckling—especially when upholstered in swan-white leather, finished with a pearl-white...<p>A survey of greatest hits from the renowned architect's 50-year career.<p>It’s known around the world as the “Artichoke” but in Denmark, where it originated, Poul …

Google Wants to Change the Way People Learn, and They Want You On Their Team

Learn10x is a new startup within Google Marketing, a small team with a simple and audacious moonshot: to change the way people learn. Their current …

Leading Designers At Square, Dropbox, And Flipboard On How To Land A Dream Job

Six mistakes designers make in interviews with startups, and how to avoid them<p>I continue to be excited by the number of startups that value design and create wonderful environments for designers to learn and grow. At the same time, designers are realizing the right startup can be an amazing place …

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Playfully Adorable Illustrations That Will Make You Smile

Kuala Lampur, Malaysia-based artist Lim Heng Swee loves to doodle. With a bright attitude towards life, he creates adorable illustrations that are playfully paired with funny phrases and word puns. He brings ordinary objects like sheets of paper, pieces of fruit, and pairs of pants alive with …

Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity

If you read Ferran Adrià's explanation of his origins at elBulli, the renowned chef humbly explains that it was simply chance which determined his career. While destiny may have been the impetus for his place in the kitchen, the new exhibition at NYC's Drawing Center, "Ferran Adrià: Notes on …

Imaginative Playgrounds from Monstrum Set the Monkey Bars High for Innovation | Colossal

<p>Danish design firm Monstrum (previously) continues to redefine the modern playscape, constructing numerous fantastical scenes for kids to climb on …

Evernote Offices Designed With Creative Details

A tight budget and a busy schedule were key to the design of Evernote’s new offices in Redwood City, California. With 80,000 square feet to design, …

The Geography of Happiness: Connecting Twitter Sentiment and Expression, Demographics, and Objective Characteristics of Place

1 Happiness across States and Urban Areas<p>We first examine how happiness varies on a somewhat coarser scale than we will focus on for the majority of …

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11 Delightfully Absurd Architectural Drawings

Josh Lewandowski has been doodling architectural nonsense almost every day since September, “just ’cause.”<p>Is there value in spending time on something with no practical application whatsoever? Josh Lewandowski reckons so. The Minneapolis-based architect-designer has a blog where he has been posting …

What Happens When Professional Product Designers Critique Crowdfunded Projects

Drop Kicker brings a dose of reality to the high-flying world of crowdfunding, with an engineer’s perspective on which popular projects are more like pipe dreams.<p>Kickstarter (and its more promiscuous cousin, Indiegogo) is full of half-baked hardware ideas. Some have a good shot of becoming …

The Scientifically Proven Way To Get Your Kickstarter Project Funded

A study of more than 45,000 projects shows language plays a key role in success.<p>Kickstarter, the crowdsourced funding platform, is an all-or-nothing proposition. Either your project reaches its funding goal, and you get to work developing your product, or it doesn’t and you go home with nothing. So …

A special place inside the new Mandarin Oriental hotel in Paris http://www.contemporist.com/2012/12/15/mandarin-oriental-hotel-by-wilmotte-and-sybille-de-margerie/

Weedrobes by Nicole Dextras

Vancouver-based artist Nicole Dextras creates ephemeral environmental art. Her Weedrobes series features garments made from leaves and flowers, which …

The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao, Spain by Balmori Associates Photography by Iwan Baan

This hanging plant and light installation is a central feature of the new Credit Suisse office building in Switzerland, designed by Burckhardt+Partners. More images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/11/02/plant-and-light-installation/

The architecture firm UUfie, have designed the Peacock Chair. More photos - http://www.contemporist.com/2013/12/08/peacock-chair-by-uufie/

This looks like the easiest maze ever. It's as if the designers weren't even trying to make it a challenge to find your way out. ;) More photos - http://www.contemporist.com/2013/11/25/sunken-seating-in-the-garden/

HASSELL, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne, have designed a variety of living roofs for the Burnley Campus. More photos - http://www.contemporist.com/2013/12/12/burnley-living-roofs-by-hassell/