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17 stats that show why CX is so important

But, what exactly are the benefits of CX? Here are some interesting and inspiring statistics detailing why it is so important.Customers desire (and …

Elon Musk warns of AI's risks, calls for regulation now

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>He uses it. He needs it. But he's afraid of it.<p>That might be a reasonable conclusion from Elon Musk's words, spoken on Saturday to a meeting of the National Governors Association, on the subject of …

Artificial Intelligence

Design Experience That Matters, Book Review: The Other Side of Innovation

We love Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble's <i>Other Side of Innovation</i>, specifically the second half of the book. For anyone who has ever resented …

Too Much Structure May Hinder Creativity

While structure is important to organizing our activities and helping us understand the world, it can be a killer of creativity, according to new …

University of Toronto

Bruhwiler Country

Uncovering the surf potential of Vancouver Island meant becoming an expert in coastal navigation, wilderness survival, and maritime operations—the …

Coast Guard

16(ish) of 2016's Best Materials Moments

From sexy mushroom leather to condom jumpsuits and beyond<p>It's been a doozy of a year, but we've still seen incredible headway in creativity and …

Amazing Sculptures That Are Purely A Work Of Great Artists Imagination

World is full of artists and sometimes, these great artist create some masterpieces. While, there are a number of sculptures in this world but few …

A Massive Reef Was Just Discovered Hiding Behind The Great Barrier Reef

Holy crap!<p>Australian researchers have investigated signs of geological structures hidden behind the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, and have found …

World's fastest EV trounces Tesla Model S and LaFerrari in drag race

When Croatian carmaker Rimac Automobili unveiled its Concept_One, the world's fastest electric vehicle (EV) this spring, we were blown away by both …

An Honest Product Review of Those "Wrapping" Sneakers

Are Vibram's Furoshiki all they're cracked up to be?<p>I don't see a lot of innovation in the footwear design space, outside of shoes targeted at …

These delightful animated GIFs capture tiny scenes from classic movies

Brazilian artist Bruno Alberto has animated a collection of classic scenes in a minimal animated GIF in an art project called Low Poly Scenes. So far, he's adapted scenes from films such as <i>Back to the Future</i>, <i>Free Willy</i>, <i>Indiana Jones,</i> and <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i>, as well as television shows such as <i>Game</i> …

28 Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

2016 holds a ton of highly anticipated big screen adaptations, particularly titles like <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, <b>Silence</b>, and <b>Nocturnal Animals</b>. Take a peek at the major titles that you'll be able to catch in the movie theater this year, and see a ton more movies that are also being adapted!

Tom Hanks

Painting-Like Scenes Photography by Dean West

Le photographe australien Dean West effectue des photographies que l’on pourrait prendre pour des tableaux tant leur mise en scène est travaillée. …

Soho House considers move into co-living market and hires Tadao Ando for Tokyo members club

Private members club Soho House is considering expanding into the fast-growing co-living market, according to founder Nick Jones.<p>"We're looking," …

The case for ditching the NHS

<b>If the taxpayer-funded model is not politically workable, Britain should adopt a social insurance system</b><p>THE NHS is in a mess. Many studies suggest …

Health Care

Fujifilm’s instant photo printer is finally out of its awkward phase

Print everything, have fun<p>In a world full of smartphone photography and digital cameras, shooting pictures on film has become a niche endeavor. Instant film, popularized by Polaroid in the mid-to-late 20th century, is an even deeper niche. But Fujifilm’s newest product, the Instax Share SP-2 …

10 of the best virtual reality apps for your smartphone

Get started with VR on your iPhone or Android phone with these 100 apps, spanning films, games, news and 360-degree photo-sharing<p>You don’t need to spend hundreds of pounds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset to give virtual reality a try.<p>The Android or iPhone handset in your pocket is a VR device …

Virtual Reality

The Selling of Obama

The inside story of how a great communicator lost the narrative.<p><b>President Barack Obama insists he does not obsess</b> about “the narrative,” the everyday media play-by-play of political Washington. He urges his team to tune out “the noise,” “the echo chamber,” the Beltway obsession with who’s up and …

Abstract Paint Typography Alphabet

Max Morin est un graphiste, travaillant en freelance, qui a réalisé un alphabet tout en peinture et en abstraction. Imaginé en collaboration avec …

Nike Merges Craft and Digital Manufacturing to Explore the Nature of Motion

In Milan, material innovations were inspirations for collaboration<p>In Milan, Nike staged a large-scale installation celebrating the spirit of material …

Do Dieter Rams' design principles need updating? This agency thinks so

Often referred to as the 10 commandments of design, design legend Dieter Rams' principles of good design have served as a reference for creative …

Machines That Will Think and Feel

Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy—and that should scare us<p>Artificial intelligence is breathing down our necks: Software built by Google startled the field last week by easily defeating the world’s best player of the Asian board game Go in a five-game match. Go resembles chess in the …

Artificial Intelligence

Rumpl Blankets Just Got Smaller, Warmer & Adventurier

Co-founder Nick Polinko talks high-tech feathers, weird stitching, and the allure of the urban picnic<p>Rumpl has been making fun indoor-outdoor …

Not Your Ordinary Clothes Hangers

Space-saving designs and more<p>If you look at a site like The Container Store, you'll see a wide range of hanger designs—enough to meet most end users' …

Sawdust video diary part #2 (Computer Arts Collection: Typography Vol 1)

William Ury | Getting to Yes | CreativeMornings/NYC

Favorite quotes from this talk See all<p>“<p>Maybe the greatest power we have in negotiation is the power *not* to react. — William Ury<p>“<p>The single biggest …

The Way Designers Pick Materials Is Broken–And This Lab Wants To Fix It

From cellulose guitars to shape-shifting walls, Eastman Innovation Lab wants to introduce designers to emerging material science.<p>Advancements in industrial design are inextricably linked to material science. As designers look for ways to manufacture products that perform better and last longer, …

A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

Eight examples of best practice on Argos product pages

1. Creating urgency with social proofWhen the product page loads, I get these two messages appearing one after the other, then fading out after a few …

The ultimate ecommerce CRO & UX case study: RS Components

The perfect playground for CROThe first thing to say is that, if you're not familiar with RS, you might not know what a perfect ecommerce website …