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How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

Design

This Artist Repackaged Your Favorite Snack Foods For Hipsters And It’s Brilliant

There are certain things that hipsters will not eat. They include Twinkies, Slim Jims, and Nerds (the best candy). Why this hatred of all things wonderful and delicious? Easy answer: Junk food doesn’t come from underground (hipsters love things that come from underground, both literally and …

“Creepy . . . but impressive” facial recognition software is going to the next level

Soon our faces will unlock doors and buy socks for us — and allow us to be tracked and ID’d with scary precision<p>Facial recognition systems — computers that can verify a person’s identity from a digital image or video still — have been around for a few years now. Following a recent explosion in big …

AI learns to write its own code by stealing from other programs

OUT of the way, human, I’ve got this covered. A machine learning system has gained the ability to write its own code.<p>Created by researchers at …

Why the Automotive Future Will Be Dominated by Fuel Cells

<b>You’d have to be completely uninterested</b> in cars or any other type of transportation to not recognize that automobiles are undergoing a major …

Lucid takes the wraps off its electric luxe-mobile

If you're looking for a 1,000-horsepower luxury electric car that pops from zero to 60 in 2.5 seconds and runs 300 miles between charges, is equipped with autonomous driving technology and plenty of legroom, the Lucid Air might be it.<p>The veil was lifted on a production version of the vehicle by new …

Electric Vehicles

Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends You Can't Afford To Ignore in 2017

Steadfast robots replace hotel desk clerks and retail workers, autonomous cars and drones transport robots that deliver packages more efficiently, shopping sprees take place in virtual reality – these are just a few of the innovations Gartner, Inc. predicted during a webcast entitled, “The Gartner …

Machine Learning

Tesla’s new radar technology for Autopilot is already saving owners from accidents

With the release of Tesla’s version 8.0 software update in September, the automaker announced a new radar processing technology that was directly pushed over-the-air to all its vehicles equipped with the first generation Autopilot hardware. Tesla worked with its radar supplier, Bosch, to get …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

Best Friday Five Posts of 2014

10. Friday Five with Morten Bo Jensen of Vipp<br>Take a look at influential designer Morten Bo Jensen, Vipp’s Chief Designer since 2006, and the areas of …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

7 Steps To A More Productive And Inspiring Workspace

Sometimes your office doesn’t need a complete redesign, but just a sprucing up. Here are a few ideas.<p>Space design has been consuming me for more than six years since I had the idea to create coworking spaces in Austin, Texas.<p>Before designing and operating out of these spaces, I managed my business …

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

InVision Design and Collaboration Platform Works With Sketch

InVision has announced that its designer tool now fully integrates with Sketch, the Mac-based vector drawing app from Bohemian Coding. Sketch users can sync their Sketch source files directly with InVision, enabling them to reproduce prototypes, gather real-time feedback and collaborate with …

Moneymaking Multi-Monitor Mayhem, and Why Some Prefer Interface Design That Sucks

Here in NYC we've got a billionaire mayor, and you've probably heard of the device that made him rich, the Bloomberg Terminal. For those of you that …

frog

COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …