Mark Rolston

9 Big Design Trends That Will Shape 2018

Inclusiveness. Value. And super-powered AI.<p>Everyone thought 2016 was bad. That was before 2017. Over the past year, we learned Russia used social media ads to meddle in our election. Our data was stolen from Equifax, Yahoo, and Uber. It felt like virtually every man in a position of power was …

Satya Nadella

AI Dominated 2017. Here’s What’s Coming Next

Experts predict where AI will go in 2018–and the role designers are destined to play.<p>Artificial intelligence was one of the hottest topics of 2017. AIs developed new languages in which to converse; the debate raged over whether AI will automate our jobs or augment our skills; and the insidious ways …

Machine Learning

Valdez runs for governor, Parkland settlement, net neutrality: Your Wednesday evening roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.<p>Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.<p>Dallas …

Texas

Film Review: ‘Gangster Land’

Director:Timothy Woodward Jr.With:Sean Faris, Milo Gibson, Jason Patric, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Peter Facinelli, Mark Rolston, Al Sapienza, Tom Noga, Don …

Vertical Nabs ‘Bilal: A New Breed Of Hero’ Animated Pic

Vertical Entertainment has picked up distribution rights to animated feature <i>Bilal: A New Breed Of Hero</i>, featuring the voices of Adewale …

Movies

'Gangster Land': Film Review

A sidekick to Al Capone is the hero of Timothy Woodward Jr.'s period-piece crime flick.<p>Trying to find a new reason to tell stories already …

The Simple Idea That Drives Creativity At Amazon, Airbnb, And Dell

Think small.<p>When I first joined Frog design, a global innovation firm, my role was as an individual creative contributor. I was responsible for making things that helped clients better understand the business problems they faced, and offering creative solutions to those problems. My second project …

Design Thinking