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Microsoft Invents A Better Way To Sense Hand Gestures

Handpose promises the holy grail of motion detection: fast, accurate hand recognition.<p>Imagine strapping on a virtual reality headset, then using your hands to pick up a sword and swing it around your head. Imagine a hazard team able to defuse a complicated bomb from a mile away, just by controlling …

Augmented Reality

Kodaks teures Eigentor

Die Geburtsstunde des Digitalzeitalters<p><b>Gut 135 Jahre nach der Erfindung der Fotografie durch die Franzosen Louis Daguerre und Joseph Niepce hat ein</b> …

MIT’s Self-Assembling Table Could Change The Way You Build Ikea Furniture

Imagine never having to waste a day interpreting confusing instructions again.<p>We’ve seen the remarkable programmable materials coming out of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab for years–things like magnetic chairs that could snap together in a fish tank, or textiles that could flex themselves into various …

Furniture

New Apple TV Hardware With Siri, App Store And HomeKit Said To Be Planned For WWDC

Apple had Apple TV news at its most recent special event, but it wasn’t the new Apple TV hardware some expected. That refresh is coming in June at WWDC, however, according to Buzzfeed’s John Paczkowski, and alongside it we’ll finally see an App Store for the set-top box, as well as an official SDK, …

Smart TV

The 4 Biggest Things Google Announced Today

At its annual I/O developers conference Thursday, talk unsurprisingly centered on the company’s Android mobile operating system.<p>While the company …

Android Pay

BEST OF VIENNA » Grenzgänger am Bahnhof

Foto: Toni Rappersberger<p>Noch prägt die Bauwüste das Stadtbild von der Favoritenstraße bis zum Schweizergarten. Teile des Bahnhofs, das Quartier …

Visit Europe's first 3D-printed home in Amsterdam

Located on the banks of one of Amsterdam’s many canals is a building site with a difference. Architects are hoping to build Europe’s first 3D-printed house, using a 3D printer ten times bigger than an ordinary one.<p>The structure is made of a bio-plastic heavily based on plant oil and reinforced with …

Studie: Roboter gefährden Millionen Arbeitsplätze

Der zunehmende Einsatz von Robotern und anderen Technologien gefährdet einer Studie zufolge 59 Prozent der Arbeitsplätze in Deutschland. Von den 30,9 …

Furniture designed for inspiring workplaces

HOW IT WORKS<p>The Guardian<p>“Opendesk is changing the way furniture is produced and moved, cutting out time-consuming and expensive shipping, showrooms …

"Montags könnt ich kotzen" – 5 Business-Bücher für die neue Arbeitswelt

<i>In Zusammenarbeit mit der Social Reading-Plattform Sobooks stellt XING spielraum fünf Business-Bücher für die neue Arbeitswelt vor, die man gelesen</i> …

Articles about finally-office-furniture-laptop-workforce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.<p>Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.<p>The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, …

UNStudio's StandTable Designed to Inspire Collaboration and Increase Productivity

A team from UNStudio, led by Ben van Berkel, has launched an interactive new work station inspired by the health advantages associated with standing …

Workstations

Why Not Google Map Your Body?

Researchers have used Google Maps tech to create zoomable “maps” of the human body.<p>No, you won’t need Dennis Quaid to travel to the Innerspace of your body–just a little Google Maps know-how. Researchers at the University of South Wales, borrowing the algorithms Google Maps uses to make sense of …

Google Maps

This App Lets You Control Presentations with Your Hand

If you deliver presentations often, this is a neat trick to add to your arsenal.<p>Swoosh for Android lets you control your slide deck with just a wave of your hand.<p>Install the app on your mobile device and the server tool on your desktop, and launch your presentation. Then, place your phone or tablet …

Dieter Rams says the future of design is taking care of the world

Renowned Braun industrial designer Dieter Rams says that the future of design is creating products that are more sustainable and less problematic for the environment. "We have to move away from the throwaway habit," Rams says, according to <i>FastCo Design</i>. "Things can, and must, last longer. They must …

Product Design

How Charles and Ray Eames' “Shell Chair” is Constructed in 12 GIFS

<i>"The role of the architect, or the designer, is that of a very good, thoughtful host, all of whose energy goes into trying to anticipate the needs of</i> …

Furniture

How to Have the Perfect Workday

How do you manage your time? The How to Have the Perfect Workday infographic designed by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post tries to map out the …

Five things you need to know about the future of work

Since the start of my career I’ve witnessed considerable change in the way that we work and how we manage our people. I’ve been lucky to work and …

Entrepreneurship