Christopher Levin

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Meet the Futurists

Here are the experts who will be guiding us through their visions of the future and advice about future thinking.<p><i>Co.Exist</i>‘s Futurist Forum is a series of articles by some of the world’s leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how …

New York Times

Siri Does Martin Scorsese’s Bidding In Latest iPhone Ad; Calls Him “Marty”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEolXYC09sw<p>Academy Award-winning cinematic demigod Martin Scorsese knows a thing or two about keeping to a schedule. That doesn’t stop him from handing the reins over to Siri, though, in the latest ad for the iPhone, and its marquee app.<p>Scorsese is the latest …

The Mars rover has landed! Scenes From The “Oscars For Geeks”

That crazy landing idea worked, capturing the attention of the world, and inspiring a new generation of young space enthusiasts. Now, it’s onward to two years of learning how Mars formed and whether life once existed there.<p>In NASA’s most daring and complex extra-planetary landing, Curiosity touched …

Beyond Medals and Memes: The Olympics As Test Bed For Urban Innovation

GE CMO Beth Comstock discusses how London 2012 and future Olympic Games should be seen as labs for urban innovation as the world’s population shifts to cities.<p>The world’s future is in cities–more and bigger. At the end of 2011, for the first time ever, the majority of Chinese lived in cities, a …

How Kiip Ties Brand Rewards To Game And Life Achievements To Make Mobile Ads Engaging

Mobile rewards network Kiip thinks every great moment in life should be rewarded, and that advertisers should be the ones giving away the prizes. With a brand new app, a major new round of funding, and expansion beyond games, its model seems to be working.<p>Any brand that has ever tried to advertise …

Apps

Milk And Koblin Reunite For Animation Platform “This Exquisite Forest”

The makers of Wilderness Downtown create a new collaborative animation platform, This Exquisite Forest.<p>Director Chris Milk and Google’s resident data artist Aaron Koblin, the team responsible for the groundbreaking <i>Wilderness Downtown</i> and <i>The Johnny Cash Project</i> have partnered again, with Google, on</i> …