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I Took the AI Class Facebookers Are Literally Sprinting to Get Into

Chia-Chiunn Ho was eating lunch inside Facebook headquarters, at the Full Circle Cafe, when he saw the notice on his phone: Larry Zitnick, one of the …

The future is algorithms, not code

The current ‘big data’ era is not new. There have been other periods in human civilisation where we have been overwhelmed by data. By looking at …

Firefly Space Systems Inks Space Act Deal With NASA

Texas-based Space startup Firefly Space Systems announced today that the company has signed a Space Act agreement with NASA.<p>Founded in January 2014, Firefly is focused on building a reusable launch system that is geared towards the small satellite market. Its first rocket, Firefly Alpha, is planned …

Space Exploration

Great Discoveries Channel

Since the Gaia Spacecraft's second massive data drop last week, scientists have released over 30 new research papers in just two days following the …

Why the CEO of iconic office furniture company doesn't have an office

ZEELAND, MI -- Brian Walker doesn’t have his own private office.<p>That might seem strange considering he heads Herman Miller - one of the world’s most …

Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design

Workplace<p>Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design<p>As part of our WorkPlace group’s efforts to keep clients informed, we continuously develop and …

5 ways Herman Miller's new office concept rethinks the traditional workplace

With cloud computing, smart phones, video chat and more access to professional software for individual use, there shouldn’t really be any need to …

The Workplace

These Folding Chairs Are Beautifully Practical

The folding chair is a very practical—if occasionally uncomfortable—piece of furniture, but, ironically, it can be hard to store with style. Not any …

Data Engineering Is The Bottleneck For The Internet Of Things

The numbers thrown out by analysts such as Gartner about savings achieved by the Internet of Things are staggering. Vendors will garner $309 billion by 2020. Positive economic impact is estimated at $1.9 trillion. But the path to creating that value is not what most people think it is.<p>The bounding …

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The Secret Weapon Of “Mad Men”? Herman Miller

How the Zeeland, Michigan, furniture company helps Mad Men set decorator Claudette Didul-Mann get the details right.<p>Sterling Cooper and Partners is an agency whose reputation is built on a progressive approach to advertising. So it has made sense, throughout the last few seasons, to see Herman …

The Perfect Office - Hand of the King Flash Drive, Parrot ZIK Headphones and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

An Office Landscape Designed to Kill Boring Meetings

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 06.13.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Yves Béhar and Herman Miller are …

Employee Health & Well-being on the Menu at DIRTT

The buzz of conversation and laughter grows as the lunchtime lineup at DIRTT Environmental Solutions snakes past the Greens Cafeteria serving …

We Went To Netflix's Office And Visited The 'Towering Inferno,' Reed Hastings' Secluded Rooftop Office Space

In the profile, it revealed that CEO Reed Hastings doesn't have an office. He just floats around the office, moving from space to space meeting with people.<p>When he does need some seclusion, though, Bloomberg Businessweek reported, "he heads to his watchtower, a room-size glass square built on the …

5 People Who Design for Interaction

Gary Miciunas of NELSON, Michael Berger of Partners by Design, Ferdinand Dimailig of Box Studios, Renae Bradshaw of HOK, and Arturo Febry of IA …

Successful Workplaces Balance Focus and Collaboration, Gensler Study Finds

Gensler, who recently topped out on the world's second tallest skyscraper in Shanghai, have just released a report outlining the keys to designing a …

The Workplace

The Benefits of Working in a Shared Office

While many companies are becoming much more flexible when it comes to working from home, an increasing number of us are realising that there are …

GSA Boosts Staff Collaboration in Rocky Mountain Office

<i>Among the finalists of our Work Design Now series sponsored by Haworth is the GSA’s Rocky Mountain Regional HQ, the Denver Federal Center.</i><p>We at the …

The Perfect Workspace (According to Science)

The spaces we occupy shape who we are and how we behave. This has serious consequences for our psychological well-being and creative performance. …

Ergonomics

How to Build a Collaborative Office Space Like Pixar and Google

When the Second World War ended, universities struggled to cope with record enrollments. Like many universities, the Massachusetts Institute of …

Sigmund Freud

Roundup: 10 Colorful Offices & Workspaces

Now that spring has finally started to show its pretty face here in Boston, I've been inspired to add some bright colors to my apartment. The first …

Interior Design

Considered One of the Best Workspaces in Europe: Eneco Headquarters in Rotterdam

The collaboration between Hofman Dujardin Architects and Fokkema&Partners led to the development of the Eneco headquarters in Rotterdam, The …