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Private Sector

Walmart Plans To Track Fresh Produce Like Bitcoin

Blockchain is a type of secure database that serves as an unchangeable ledger of information about an object. It was invented to track the movements …

Consumer Protection

The Blockchain Energy System Is Going To Be Great For Consumers

Make your own power, sell your own power–at prices you decide.<p>Traditionally, energy systems flowed in one direction: from big power producers to consumers. Now, with more people getting rooftop solar panels, they’re increasingly two-way: homes send excess power back to utilities, reducing their …

Sketch App Sources is the largest collection of icons, UI kits, wireframes, and free design resources for Sketch.

This is a robust template of common wireframing components that are cleanly grouped and organized! They're maybe most relevant to web design but …

Wireframing

Sketch App Sources is the largest collection of icons, UI kits, wireframes, and free design resources for Sketch.

Wireframe Apple Watch 42mm (312px*390px) License: Free for commercial use.<p>18228 views • 3446 downloads<p>Categories: ui wireframe<p>Tag: wearable<p>This Apple …

4K Headsets, 'Perfect' Eye-Tracking, and 'Augmented VR': Oculus' Abrash Predicts VR in 2021

Oculus Chief Scientist Michael Abrash predicts dramatic improvements to field of view and resolution for VR headsets over the next five years among …

Creative Block? Try Thinking Like An Architect To Build Great Ideas

Ideas don’t come out of the blue–they’re created contextually. Here’s how Snøhetta built a foundation for creativity.<p>The multidisciplinary design firm Snøhetta–which has offices in Oslo, New York, Austria, and San Francisco–has been steadily leaving its mark all over the world through architecture, …

San Francisco

Mini solar panel is actually a socket for the window

Simply called “Window Socket”<p>If the idea of outfitting your roof with solar panels—whether with Tesla’s more aesthetically pleasing version or not—is too daunting, then perhaps you can embark on your green energy campaign by starting small.<p>Showing at Dubai Design Week during the Global Grad Show …

Green Design

Why Business Models Fail: Pipes vs. Platforms

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Sangeet Paul Choudary. Sangeet Paul Choudary<p>Why do most social networks never take off? Why are marketplaces such difficult …

Artificial intelligence in banking – a pain in the bot?

Luis Rodriguez asks the question, are you ready to bring artificial intelligence to your bank via bots?Artificial intelligence in banking – a pain in …

Chatbots

Internet Of Things By The Numbers: What New Surveys Found

Things are looking up for the Internet of Things. 80% of organizations have a more positive view of IoT today compared to a year ago, according to a survey of 512 IT and business executives by CompTIA. “This reflects greater levels of attention from the C-suite and a better understanding of how the …

Internet of Things

How Chicago Is Turning Its Street Lights Into Smart Infrastructure

The city is installing sensors to record information about weather, traffic patterns, and pollution, but critics cite privacy as a concern.<p>Nearly five years ago, Charlie Catlett, the Director of Urban Center for Computation and Data at Argonne National Laboratory, heard that the city of Chicago …

Smart Cities

14 incredible uses of IoT in the enterprise

With some analysts suggesting there will be as many as 25 billion internet-connected things by 2020, and with more and more companies investing and …

Internet of Things

104 of the Best Free Data Sources for Your Next Infographic

The best way to make a great infographic? Make sure it has great data. It’s the key to telling a good story and—when properly visualized—makes that …

The graph that shows the death of traditional energy utilities

<b>Giles Parkinson, RenewEconomy</b><p>At RenewEconomy’s Energy Disruption conference in Sydney this week there were lots of talk, lots of slides, lots of …

Utilities

Listening to 92 pitches taught me the frustrating truth about Silicon Valley 'innovation'

Silicon Valley is a place that prides itself on innovation.<p>Yet, somehow in the Valley’s pursuit of shiny new tech, it has decided that being …

Silicon Valley

A psychologist shares the 10 qualities of the most authentic people

In a society roided-out on bling, cash, ego, nakedness, and status, we have lost our authenticity.<p>We have lost morals and what it means to be ourselves. So many are caught up in following the crowd they have gotten lost in it. How can any type of true success come from being a follower?<p>Followers …

Self-improvement

Interface Disruption

<b>Can the Messaging User Interface eclipse the Graphical User Interface?</b><p>What is disruption? It’s one of the most overused terms in technology, but, for …

A model for management helps to understand ScrumMaster duties

The Scrum world mostly focuses on leading agile teams. In this community we constantly discuss how to treat team members and whether the Product …

Project Management

Legal Innovation Lab | Gensler Research Institute | Research & Insight

How will lawyers work in the future?<p>Research Project Name<p>Legal Innovation Lab<p>What We Did<p><b>Gensler’s Legal and Professional Services Firms practice area</b> …

Unleash enterprise content to help power your digital transformation

Are you making the most of your enterprise content? Leverage the scalability and cost-effectiveness of the cloud and customize the user experience, …

Big Data

A little respect can kindle creativity at work

Everyone wants respect, but not everyone gets it. A new study by University of Michigan professor Jane Dutton indicates that workers who are treated …

How to build and launch a bot on Slack

<i>The only comprehensive guide you will ever need!</i><p><i>Originally posted on</i> <i>Venture Beat</i><i>.</i><p>Building a bot has become easier than ever with so many tools and …

An Emotional Connection Matters More than Customer Satisfaction

In the search for profitable organic growth, more and more companies are making major investments in optimizing the end-to-end customer experience – every aspect of how customers interact with the company’s brand, products, promotions, and service offerings, on and offline. But most companies lack …

Customer Experience

Applying Design Thinking to Law | Stanford Law School

Consumer contracts are as much a part of the Internet as the apps and devices we use to engage with it. And while we embrace the information …

Digital reinvention: Preparing for a very different tomorrow

​This Toolkit focuses on business strategy, design innovation and stakeholder engagement to provide a practical how-to guide for companies, large and small, to leap out of the linear “take-make-waste” economy, future-proof their firms and reap the dividends. In it, Canada's National Zero Waste Council provides guidance and examples to help businesses identify risks and opportunities, choose appropriate models, improve product design, prioritize and engage various stakeholders, and more.

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Innovation

Why We Still Don’t Have Better Batteries - MIT Technology Review

Earlier this year, Ellen Williams, the director of ARPA-E, the U.S. Department of Energy’s advanced research program for alternative energy, made …

Clean Energy

How we’ve built a bot to have fun at the office !

Have you met Sababot ?<p>Back in June 2016, we created a Slack bot that would let colleagues place bets on Euro2016 games : <b>Eurosaba</b>. For each game, …

Retooling AI for the workplace

Dan Reich Contributor<p>Dan Reich is co-founder and CEO of Troops.<p>One of the first computers required punch cards. I repeat, punch cards. Yes, you would take a piece of paper with tiny holes and use it to interact with the device.<p>Now we have computers the size of soda cans that sit in your house and …

Artificial Intelligence