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Interior: 8 ideas for a modern bedroom

A bedroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. It's a little haven where you can escape from the rest of the world as well as an …

Humans Brains Could Be Connected To Computers If Elon Musk's Neuralink Is Approved

Connecting the human brain to computers is quickly becoming one of the hottest ideas in Silicon Valley, with Tesla's Elon Musk and Facebook's Mark …

Industrial IoT is the most important tech scene you haven’t heard of

Artificial Intelligence, the technology Hollywood predicts might be the death of us all — has been around for ages. From fictional Skynet to Apple’s Siri, we’ve all been gawping at AI’s unstoppable rise. Recently, although the hype around AI has continued to build, it hasn’t been matched by …

Before you build another machine-learning startup, read this

The hype around artificial intelligence/machine learning has reached mythic proportions. Some commentators are calling AI the fourth industrial revolution. Others are calling it the new electricity. And I’m a believer. An incredible amount of money is pouring into companies focused on AI/ML, as it …

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

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7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

UX Trends 2017: Experts Bet On AI, Chatbots And VR

Last year, I wrote about the top web design trends to watch in 2016. My predictions received a lot of attention and questions about what’s next not only in the web design but UX design world.<p>I reached out to 10 UX design experts and asked them to share their opinion on what’s going to be the …

Innovation Needs To Shift From Disrupting Markets To Tackling Grand Challenges

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley to be Apple’s CEO in the early 1980’s, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” Sculley would achieve little at Apple, but Jobs would later make it the most …

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10 futuristic vehicles that will fundamentally transform how we travel

Transportation is undergoing one of the biggest transformations in history.<p>From self-driving cars to the Hyperloop, companies are investing in new ways for humans to get from point A to point B more efficiently.<p>Here's a look at some of the vehicles and transport systems that are being developed …

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Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

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The Greatest New Innovative Technologies of 2016

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and Scientific American have recently joined forces and devised a list of the top ten most innovative technologies of …

How Billionaires Like Steve Jobs Stay Productive

Are you looking for ways to manage your time more effectively? How about tricks to make you a more productive individual? Take a couple of cues from …

Concept of the Ideal Kitchen Decorating for Minimalist House

Kitchen decor must be a slightly confusing part in deciding of how your kitchen will be. The first thing to do before starting to decorate your …

Is Fog Computing The Next Big Thing In Internet of Things?

One of the reasons why IoT has gained momentum in the recent past is the rise of cloud services. Though the concept of M2M existed for over a decade, organizations never tapped into the rich insights derived from the datasets generated by sensors and devices. Existing infrastructure was just not …

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As UX meets IoT, the need for screens will go away

Goodbye pretty little apps? The fusion of user experience and the Internet of Things will change the way we interact with computers.<p>There are two …

Employee Engagement In The Digital Age

Employee engagement is an essential factor for companies to consider when striving to increase productivity, execute business strategies, improve company performance and develop roles within the company.<p>In order to increase company value and performance, business managers must develop a strategic …

Employee Engagement

What counts as artificially intelligent? AI and deep learning, explained

Tech companies have partly encouraged this elision of artificial intelligence and sci-fi AI (especially with their anthropomorphic digital assistants), but it’s not useful when it comes to understanding what our computers are doing that's new and exciting. With that in mind, this primer aims to …

Internet of Things (IoT) Predictions

For the third year in a row, the Internet of Things has dominated CES. More than 900 companies out of 3,800 at the show said they had Internet of …

The One Thing That Marketers Don't Seem To Get About The Digital Economy

Modern marketing really began in the 1960’s with Philip Kotler and his ideas about uncovering the “needs, wants and interests of target markets.” Ever since, generations of marketers have learned to focus on the consumer and communicating features and benefits to them effectively.<p>Yet perhaps an …

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Design Philosophy is Critical in Driving Breakthrough Innovation

It is now abundantly clear that incremental innovation only keep the Sharks away long enough to come up for air and that it takes breakthrough innovation to swim out into the Blue Ocean, where opportunities are plentiful. Changing market and technology positions usually requires a renewal of the …

Creative Industries

iDevices’ new gear really wants to talk to your iPhone

iDevices is doing a better job at pushing HomeKit than Apple is.<p>That’s the impression we’re getting, anyway, as the peripheral maker just keeps churning out products that are compatible with the home-automation framework built into your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.<p>The four new devices, which the …

The Top Five Trends For The Connected Car In 2016

Many years ago, car predictions focused on what near-future vehicles would look like. Would they be bigger or smaller and how fast would they get from 0 to 60 mph?<p>But today, as modern automobiles have evolved to moving machines bristling with sensors, software, processors and networks, future …

Cord cutters face a sea of streaming options

Like millions of other consumers, Evan Hartstein was fed up with pay TV.<p>The 40-year-old father of two was paying nearly $250 a month for a bundle of phone, high-speed Internet and hundreds of cable channels that he and his family barely watched.<p>So Hartstein and his wife recently ditched their …

The $200 Uber Ride And The Realtime Data-Driven Sharing Economy

In what has become a holiday tradition, the morning after major events like New Year’s Eve is dominated by headlines of horror stories about Uber surge pricing, with yesterday morning being no exception. ABC News reported today on a couple who paid nearly $70 for a normally $10 ride after four …

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5 Productivity Tools To Keep You and Your Business on Track in 2016

When you’re running a business, time is your most valuable resource. Each day, entrepreneurs are inundated with endless emails, phone calls and …

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Gray Scott #1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top …

4 Lessons for Success From the Cofounder of Paypal

The best interview question — what important truth do very few people agree with you on?— is tough to answer. Just think about it for a second.<p>In his …

10 apps you should use every day to be more productive

We hear a lot about the hazards of digital technology.<p>But there are thousands of apps that can help you get things done more efficiently and effectively.<p>We picked 10 of the best that you should be using daily, including one that helps you keep track of your to-dos and one that visually tracks your …

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Jimmer Fredette, Perry Jones Among Top Selections in 2015-16 NBA D-League Draft

Jeff Ayres, Jimmer Fredette and Perry Jones III are among those who hope to revive their NBA dreams after getting selected with the top three picks in the first round of the 2015 NBA D-League draft.<p>The Idaho Stampede made Ayres the first overall pick, adding the 28-year-old power forward to their …