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How to pick the most important challenges for your design sprint

In our last discussion, we talked about the #1 design sprint question we hear: What happens after a design sprint?<p>Today we’ll tackle question #2: …

Design

The psychology of gamification in education: why rewards matter for learner engagement. - Paradiso eLearning Blog

Posted on at 12:57h in Corporate, Paradiso News by Sach Chaudhari 0 Comments<p>Without being a hardcore gamer, it is difficult sometimes to get a scale …

Employee Engagement

Gamification in Internet of Things Customer Experience

By the year 2020, there will be a projected 26 smart objects for every person on the planet or 200 billion smart objects total. The Internet of …

Customer Experience

3. Games Within Games

The company Valve manage the Steam IP, easily the biggest software distribution platform for PC users. The company wanted to increase the engagement …

Pingbell Brings the Traditional Bike Bell To Present Day

In bike-friendly cities, more often than not, one's ride is stored in a sea of other bikes, or in the closest place available—which might not be the easiest to remember. One year ago, Amsterdam-based studio FROLIC proposed a simple solution: a discreet app-connected smart bicycle bell. After …

Handy

Sony Japan crowdfunds stylish Wena smartwatch

A couple of months ago, Sony launched its own crowdfunding platform, named First Flight, in Japan to help fund some of its new product ideas and the company has just posted a nice looking new smartwatch up on the website. Known as the “Wena Wrist”, the smartwatch shares a lot more in common with …

Wearable Tech

Sewn - Photographs and text by Liz Steketee | LensCulture

<i>We first discovered this work after it was submitted to the Exposure Awards 2014. Although it was not chosen as a finalist by the jury, the editors of LensCulture were impressed and decided to publish this feature article about it. Enjoy!</i><p>For over a decade, <i>Sewn</i> has taken shape from altered, chopped, …

Photography

From Havana to Tangier: lives of the literary exiles

Nabokov, Hemingway, Neruda: they’re just a few of the great writers who have been inspired, or required, to leave home and forge a creative life in a foreign country.<p>From Rainer Maria Rilke’s years in Paris to Paul Bowles’ near lifetime in Tangier, we look at a few of the literary greats in exile, …

Are you Indian or are you Indian? A photographer transforms colonial images of Native Americans

Ethnographers tried to exoticise Native Americans. Annu Palakunnathu Matthew highlights this with self-portraits recreating their photographs.<p><b>An</b> …

Native Americans

What Muslims around the world eat to break their fast during Ramadan

Iftar—a fast-breaking meal— is a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan.<p>A traditional Iftar menu comprises fruits, juice, milk, dates and water. The belief is that Prophet Mohammad ate three dates when he broke his fast.<p>However, meals tend to vary from one place to another. For instance, in …

Islam

I’m a Christian, and I fast during Ramadan!

If some of you were wondering whether I’d walked off into the sunset, then this is the time to put those speculations to rest.<p>I’ve been very much in …

Creative Cards

Creative Cards is a super cool project 54 of the top digital artists were invited to design 54 unique playing cards. The result, as you can see in …

The dribbblisation of design

There are divergent things happening in the product and interaction design community.<p>On one hand, we have some amazing pieces of writing from the …

UX Design

Humor: 5 Easy Steps to Becoming an ‘Official Photographer’

The folks at the not-always-politically-correct Facebook page Being Satan hit the nail on the head with this list of 5 steps that describe how to …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

Man Booker prize 2013: The longlist in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2013/jul/23/man-booker-international-prize-2013-booker-prize<p>720<p>Many of the 13 books in the running for this …

‘Blurred Lines’ Goes Viral: Rating 15 Mash-ups, Parodies & Covers (VIDEO)

From Bill Clinton Kermit the Frog, Kevin Fallon judges the best and worst “Blurred Lines” viral videos.<p>These days, there’s two signs that a tune has …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

How to dress: big sunglasses

Should you ever want to character-assassinate yourself, you can do this with the help of one simple accessory. All you need to look like a tosser is …

Hair today: straight or curly?

Like many addictions, it starts as a psychological prop, a way of making yourself feel more confident in social situations. At first you only do it …

6 Lessons the Square Format Can Teach You About Composition

In another article I wrote that one of the main attractions of the square format for me is composition. Today I’m going to elaborate on that idea. …

The belief that the British increasingly survive on processed food, cannot cook and no longer eat together is half painfully accurate and half oddly misplaced. The contrast between domestic diets now and in 1942, when reliable records began, is certainly startling. Wartime families ate far more vegetables and fish and about half as many biscuits as modern ones http://econ.st/145K1G3

Prince George ‘must never be Scotland’s ruler’, independence chief claims

Prince George of Cambridge should never become Scotland’s head of state, the politician leading the campaign for Scottish independence has said.<p>Just …