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The Psychology of Time and the Paradox of How Impulsivity and Self-Control Mediate Our Capacity for Presence

“Consciousness is tied to corporeality and temporality: I experience myself as existing with a body over time.”<p><i>“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life,”</i> Kafka once told a teenage friend. <i>“It’s only there that it can be won or lost.”</i> The great …

More People Work From Home Now Than Ever Before

Our workweek is getting longer, and it’s likely because we are doing more from home.<p>The traditional workweek is becoming obsolete.<p>Thanks to 24/7 connectivity, the boundaries between work and life are eroding, several studies have found. A survey from EY, a global assurance, tax, and advisory …

Work-life Balance

A Post-Human World Is Coming. Design Has Never Mattered More

Designers will play a crucial role in shaping our post-human future. Our lives may depend on it.<p><i>Digital Design Theory</i> (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) is available on Amazon.<p>Futurist experts have estimated that by the year 2030 computers in the price range of inexpensive laptops will have a …

Singularity

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OMGFacts

Watch Waters Live!

Emerging from the ashes of folk band Port O’Brien, the Van Pierszalowski-led alt-rock outfit Waters has rightfully garnered a ton of praise for …

Suspect tells TV station he killed San Francisco woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man accused of killing a San Francisco woman in what appeared to authorities to be a random shooting has told CNN affiliate KGO-TV that he he did it, but that it was an accident.<p>"Did you shoot Kate Steinle, the lady who was down at Pier 14?" the station's reporter, Cornell Barnard, …

San Francisco

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Bass Events<p>By Valery AmadorFebruary 23, 2018<p>WesFest 13 , the Annual Concert & Fundraiser for the Wes Wehmiller Scholarship at Berklee College of …

12 British Sayings Americans Don't Understand

But British people also say some other really weird, confusing things.<p>To celebrate the launch of Business Insider's UK website, we compiled 12 British phrases that will leave Americans utterly flummoxed. You might just see these on our new site.<p>When someone has "lost the plot," it means they have …

English Football

Marc Newson: "Timepieces have preoccupied me over the years"

<b>Dezeen Book of Interviews:</b> in the fourth extract from our latest book, Australian industrial designer Marc Newson talks through his comprehensive …

Why Getting It Wrong Is the Future of Design

• Author: Scott Dadich. Scott Dadich Design<br>• Date of Publication: 09.23.14. 09.23.14<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the late 1870s, Edgar Degas …

One Plus Partnership Limited - Product - Nanchang Insun International Cinema

The cinema, located in a Book City, has inspired the designers to combine the two elements into their design. White background with black font is …

Pixar President Ed Catmull On How To Run A Creative Business

He’s led the innovative animation giant to create 14 No. 1 movies. Here, Pixar’s Ed Catmull shares why your first ideas should suck, how anyone at the company should be able to speak up, and why you want to make sure there’s laughter in brainstorming sessions.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one</i> …

Creativity

Why You’re Losing Design Proposals

All that hard work for nothing! Here, 11 tips for winning proposals and securing lucrative contracts.<p>Losing proposals, and the potentially lucrative contracts that come with winning them, just plain sucks. You know you can do that job–knock it out of the park, even. But for some reason, the …

Communicate

How London became a global design studio

Shin Azumi has the weak Japanese economy of the mid-1990s to thank for some of his success. The designer, who was born in Kobe, finished an MA in …

Furniture Design

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How to Criticize with Kindness: Philosopher Daniel Dennett on the Four Steps to Arguing Intelligently

<i>“In disputes upon moral or scientific points,”</i> Arthur Martine counseled in his magnificent 1866 guide to the art of conversation, <i>“let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery.”</i> Of course, this …

Apple's Smartwatch Is Cool, But The Classic Wrist Watch Isn't Going Anywhere

Watches have been around for more than 500 years, surviving wars and technological revolutions. We may have advanced past the mechanics of the classic wristwatch, but we're still a long way from trading our Rolexes for smartwatches.<p>"The Apple Watch ... won't have a dramatic impact on the Swiss …

Smartwatches

Withings Activité smartwatch lasts 'a full year' between charges

The Withings Activité is a classic French-designed and Swiss-made smartwatch with a battery life of "a full year" according to the manufacturer. Its …

Busnelli and design

<i>This article was originally published in Domus 693 / May 1982</i><p><b>An industrialist for design</b><p>Well, of course, you soon see why you can't help talking …

How Apple Thinks About Smart Homes

By Michael Grothaus7 minute Read<p>When iOS 8 ships next month it will offer a feature you can’t see–yet it could radically alter your day-to-day life …

On Lightness: Sketches on the Connectivity of Art, by Marc Hohmann

<i>By Marc Hohmann, Design Partner, Lippincott</i><p>"I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. Everything has happened; nothing exciting or …

Jil Sander

Meet the Shaggs

Three girls from New Hampshire who became one of music’s strangest legends.<p>THINGS I WONDER (2:12)<p>Depending on whom you ask, the Shaggs were either the best band of all time or the worst. Frank Zappa is said to have proclaimed that the Shaggs were “better than the Beatles.” More recently, though, a …

Digital Makeup Turns This Woman Into Living CGI

With just a small kit of powder, mascara, colored pencils, and paint, makeup can turn people into animals, monsters, paintings, and other people entirely. It can make the ugly beautiful, the beautiful ugly, the young old, and the old young.<p>But it’s also messy and time-consuming. The digital makeup …

Living Rooms

Thoughts on Design: Paul Rand on Beauty, Simplicity, the Power of Symbols, and Why Idealism Is Essential in Creative Work

“<i>Paul’s a gem [who] works on perfecting the exterior of a curmudgeon,”</i> Steve Jobs reminisced about working with legendary art director and graphic designer <b>Paul Rand</b> (1914–1996), adding, <i>“He’s perfected it to new heights, actually.”</i> Indeed, Rand is remembered as much for being one of the most …

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