Wilbert Baan

62 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Following | 23 Followers | @wilbertbaan | Father of two boys and a girl. Product designer and co-founder @wearesomehow a design & innovation studio in Amsterdam. Strategy, Design, UX, IxD.

"Manufacturing, Design, Hardware, and the Code that makes sense of it all", Joi Ito and Jon Bruner

Phonebloks update - The team behind Ara

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Billion Dollar Dart Throwing

Facebook’s $2 billion bet on Oculus or $19 billion spend on Whatsapp or Google paying $3.2 billion for Nest — everyone is looking to find the next …

State of Design: How Design Education Must Change

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers analyze the state and future of their industry.</i> <i>Read all the posts here.</i><p>By Don Norman and …

Where's Google going next? | Larry Page

After WhatsApp: An Insider’s View On What’s Next In Messaging

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ted Livingston is the Founder and CEO of Kik, a mobile-first company with over 120 million registered users all over the world. Ted started working in mobile in 2007, while he was still studying at the University of Waterloo.</i><p>I was driving to a meeting in San Francisco when I got the …

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Instead of futurists, let’s be now-ists: Joi Ito at TED2014

Joi Ito. Photo: Photo: James Duncan Davidson<p>On March 10, 2011, Joi Ito was in the MIT Media Lab, in discussions about whether he should be the next …

Make It Wearable | Episode 4: Becoming Superhuman

This is Healthbook, Apple’s major first step into health & fitness tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application …

Sorry Banks, Millennials Hate You

When Scratch polled 10,000 millennials to find out which industry was most prime for disruption, the results were clear: Not only did banks make up four of their top 10 most hated brands, but millennials increasingly viewed these financial institutions as irrelevant.<p>The three-year study from …

Wilbert Baan - Design & Strategy

The 2019 SXSW panel picker is open for suggestions. Below my proposal on a talk/workshop. Vote here!<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Technology has become a fundamental …

iBeacon Comes to SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas — If you need any more proof that iBeacon is one of the hottest technology trends of 2014, look no further than this year's SXSW …

Inside the Nearly Impossible Task of Finding an Airplane in the Ocean

Two-thirds of the planet is covered with water, which makes finding something lost at sea an imposing task.<p>Four days after Malayasia Airlines Flight …

One Billion Dollars

• Documentaries<br>• Board games<br>• Plays<br>• Oculus Rift<br>• Arduino boards<br>• Albums<br>• Art books<br>• Photography exhibits<br>• Public spaces<p>Open source platforms<br>• Comic …

For Jawbone Creative Lead Yves Behar, Good Design Centers on the Customer

Jawbone's Yves Behar spoke recently to an audience of founders about the tough job of making design feel natural.<p>If you treat your users extremely well, then you're already on your way to practicing good design, according to one expert's definition of the concept.<p>"Essentially it's how you treat …

The Anti-Fragility of Health

NEW YORK – Nassim Nicholas Taleb, perhaps best known as the author of <i>The Black Swan</i>, has written a wonderful new book called <i>Antifragile: Things That</i> …

Forestry

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Wearable technology that ignores emotional needs is a "major error"

<b>News:</b> people will soon have up to ten miniature devices on their bodies and clothes monitoring their health, organising their social lives and …

IKEA Collection Targets 20-Something Urbanites Who Are Constantly Moving

In April, IKEA is releasing its 8th IKEA PS collection, which is designed for “a home in constant motion, always ready for new situations and …

The era of Facebook is an anomaly

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.<p>These fans aren’t young groupies hoping to get a closer glimpse at their favorite rock star, but full-grown adults hoping to hear one more word from boyd. She’s one of the world’s sharpest authorities on how teens …

On Instagram, rich kids find a following

Kevin Sacco isn't a celebrity, but on Instagram he is famous for flaunting his wealth, like the time he took a picture of himself bathing in an outdoor Jacuzzi in his penthouse suite overlooking the French Riviera.<p>Or when the 20-year-old son of a real estate mogul in Italy spent 10,000 euros, or …

Why venture capitalists are suddenly investing in news

Something curious is happening in the American news business.<p>Media organizations are hiring again. Promising young reporters are leaving stalwart publications for new newsrooms. And venture capitalists are pouring millions into nimble publishing startups. It’s a rare moment of optimism for an …

Starbucks app to let you pre-order your coffee later this year

It sucks when you go to Starbucks for a pick-me-up and some guy's holding up the line with an overly complicated request. Thankfully, the Seattle company's testing a mobile ordering service in an effort to speed things up. To be clear, when it debuts later this year, you still won't be able to get …

Internet maakt mensen slimmer

Clive Thompson over de zegeningen van de digitale revolutie<p>Foto: Catalina Kulczar / De Groene Amsterdammer<p>Internet maakt mensen slimmer, stelt …

The Technium

<b>THE TECHNIUM</b><p>How can we have a world in which we are all watching each other, and everybody feels happy?<p>The question that I'm asking myself is, how …

Television (India)

Dansende robots en zelfrijdende auto’s

Essay: Ons digitale leven<p>Binnenkort worden we bij thuiskomst begroet door een kwispelende robot, die vervolgens ons huis stofzuigt en eten maakt. De …

Airbnb co-founder on the future of the sharing economy and self-sufficiency

From that first night renting an airbed in 2008, Airbnb has grown; person to person, block by block, city by city. In just over five years, people have spent more than 10m nights in properties around the world and hundreds of thousands of ordinary people with extraordinary stories have become …