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Digital Attack Map (Google Ideas)

From the curators: DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks are not a new phenomenon, with the first being recorded in the late 1990s. DDoS …

Job with UNICEF Innovation: Information System Designer, NY – Stories of UNICEF Innovation

Are you an Information System Design professional who wants to use your talent to make a lasting difference for children? Do you get excited about …

Habits Of My Heart

Eerie Photos Of Former Execution Chambers Show What Happens To Our Architecture Of Death

“My work tends to deal with how the psychology of one’s surroundings can create or enhance our experiences,” Kinni says. “Though it was only the …

UC Berkeley

2 simple words that will change the way you use paper towels and help save the planet

AS RIDICULOUS as this may seem, I think it’s making an impact on the crazy amounts of paper towels we use on a daily basis. At least whenever <i>I</i> use a …

A Periodic Table Of Storytelling Tropes

The design of Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements has been used to catalog many things besides atomic structures, from cocktail recipes to heavy metal bands. Now it’s being used to characterize all of the elements of storytelling in a tongue-in-cheek infographic put together by Design …

A Toy Kit For Little Architects And Engineers

The Strawbees kit lets kids use low-tech, inexpensive modular parts to turn plastic straws and cardboard into forts and toy robots.<p>Strawbees, a simple building tool for kids, has been years in the making. It started when founder Erik Thorstensson was growing up in Sweden, and he realized how …

Birdbnb

Airbnb, a service just five years young, has rapidly become the largest lodging brand in the hotel industry and somehow, it's managed to fly under the radar for so many in the traveling world. The hugely successful, highly unconventional brand hosts a platform for people to lease their homes to …

Fast Company posts tagged Infographic of the Day | Fast Company

TechnologyHow Trump is pocketing our money, visualizedAmerica’s top public servant is using his office to get rich.<p>TechnologyHow Facebook makes it way too easy to share your data, visualized<p>Co.DesignAnyone can use Uber’s new map-making toolYou can use it to visualize any type of location-based data.<p>…

100 Years Of Rock Music In Less Than A Minute

From gospel to grunge, this timeline shows the evolution of rock with addictively clickable audio samples.<p>Keeping up with the endless spawning of new sub-and sub-sub-genres of music can be hard. Just when you catch up with seapunk and witch house, they’re not cool anymore. Everyone’s already moved …

The Smart Design Idea Behind Coin, The Digital Credit Card That Could Replace Wallets

Coin could make wallets irrelevant. But its real appeal will be deeply customizable security.<p>By now, you’ve probably heard of the stealth project called Coin. It’s essentially a smart credit card that, with the push of a button, allows you to cycle through your Visa, Mastercard, or Amex–up to eight …

How to Setup Google Authorship in 6 Minutes

How to Setup Google Authorship in 6 Minutes is simple, clear, focused design from Brafton.<p><i>Google Authorship helps brand publishers personalize the</i> …

Why Creativity Thrives In The Dark

Imaginative minds have long appreciated the power of dim lighting. New research confirms that when the lights switch off, something in the brain switches on.<p>Editor’s Note<p>01/01/14<p>Happy New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>Great artists …

The Future Of Collaboration Is About Looking Backwards

In the late 1960s, Dr. Ed Lindaman was the director of program planning for Apollo, working for North American Rockwell (formerly North American …

Ad School Grads Add An Amusing Twist To Subway Conductors’ Daily Ritual

To show appreciation for this important profession, Miami Ad School grads, Rose Sacktor and Yosef Lerner, cooked up a scheme to make the conductors …

Infographic: Explore The World Of Literary London With This Exquisite Book Map

Literature takes over the city of London in this new map by Dorothy.<p>Mashing up the places, characters and events of various works into one shared universe isn’t exactly a new idea. Philip José Farmer’s Wold Newton universe imagines that most of the great fictionalized characters of the last few …

2013/10/11 11:45 “Integrating Storytelling into systems thinking to address conflict” | Maggie Ollove and Diala Lteif | Relating Systems Thinking & Design 2013

Digest from #RSD2 of Maggie Ollove @DialaLteif talk with @playthink sketchnote on storytelling for resolving conflict in Lebanon at Relating Systems …

The Myth of the Brainstorming Session

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.<p>Here be gadgetsNot here exactly, but on our new hardware site Plugged.Here<p>He told me a bit about the site and asked if I could …

The Candy Hierarchy, 2013

Download the Candy Hierarchy 2013 as a PDF<p>Abstract<p>The “Candy Hierarchy” represents a thoroughly authoritative attempt to scientifically measure and …

4 Simple Steps to Vertical Rhythm

<i>By</i> Shelly Wilson <i>on</i> Tuesday 21st <i>of</i> February 2012<p>Mentions of vertical rhythm and baseline grids seem to elicit either gushes of enthusiasm or looks of …

Visual Design

The “Breaking Bad” school

THERE are obvious reasons for watching “Breaking Bad”: for once the Hollywood hype surrounding the television series is justified. But there is also …

Work-life Balance

Meet 115, the Newest Element on the Periodic Table

The extremely heavy element was just confirmed by scientists in Sweden.<p><b>If you've learned all the elements from actinium to zirconium, it's time to head back to the periodic table, where there's a new, extremely heavy element in town.</b><p><b>The new element doesn't have an official name yet, so scientists</b> …

How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>.<p>In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

Illustrators and Visual Storytellers Map the World

<i>“Could it have been the drawing of maps that boosted our ancestors beyond the critical threshold which the other apes just failed to cross?,”</i> Richard Dawkins famously speculated. Maps have undoubtedly changed the world as both objects of art and tools of political power. They help us understand …

2,600 Slang Terms For Genitalia Throughout The Ages

You really don’t want to know how your great great great great great grandmother talked.<p>The mouse. The fork. The cork. The ploughshare.<p>The staff of life. The placket-racket. The whim-wham. The peacemaker.<p>These are all words for a man’s bagpipe. But women, never to be outdone, have plenty of names …

13 Post-Apocalyptic Stories That Actually Teach Valuable Lessons

A lot of post-apocalyptic tales look really awesome with their explosions and rotting monsters, but they don't have a lot of philosophical depth. …