Notifications are nice, but probably the biggest selling point of Android Wear is as a conduit for Android Now. It’s Now that to my mind really speaks to Google’s ambition: having mastered the world’s information, Google is now focusing on the individual. Now seeks to be your digital personal assistant, anticipating your needs and providing you... -
Passion is useful, but you’ll be more effective when you demonstrate the evidence behind your beliefs, rather than the strength of those beliefs. -
I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to... -
Robots becoming omnipresent, Google's Schmidt says -
Social, Digital & Mobile Around The World (January 2014) -
Busta Rhymes – "I Knock You Out" feat Notorious BIG -
Two Door Cinema Club – Sleep Alone -
for example Cosmo has an editor, and has a really big team, and has a product initiative going on and will get more and more resources, but that doesn’t mean that Amy Odell, [Cosmopolitan magazine editor-in-chief] Joanna Coles, and myself don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what it can be and what the franchise means. We educate one another,... -
Consumer Psychology and the e-commerce checkout -
Consumer Psychology and the e-commerce checkout
These days, it’s less an issue of creating a technology stack and more about creating the ‘experience layer’ on top, the interface that makes a product relevant and intuitive for people to use while quickly demonstrating its value. -
Amon Tobin – At the End of the Day -
The rub is that it’s easy to measure time and budget quantitatively; it’s not always so easy to measure business outcomes or whether you’re on the right track to meet them. -
Slides: Mobile is eating the world -
Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream -
The Presets – If I Know You -
This was the biggest change any of us will ever see in our lifetime. It took a month, it cost nothing, and it started with a handful of people in a town no one would ever have pegged as the birthplace of a revolution. Remember that the next time someone says, “It can’t be done.” -
The reason mobile apps must die is that it is a paradigm that is holding us back. The whole concept of just-in-time interaction is structurally impossible with installed apps. -
Basketball, soccer, baseball—these are all fine sports. But wouldn’t they be even more fun if they could be released from the boring, been-there-done-that laws of physics? This is what human-computer interaction researchers in Germany were wondering when they created the idea of the “imaginary reality game”—a concept for a hybrid analog-digital... -
Empire of the Sun – We Are the People -
The Ting Tings – Shut Up and Let Me Go -
Miike Snow – Black & Blue -
Empire of the Sun – Standing on the Shore -
Only in Japan: motion-capped AR penguins guide visitors to aquarium. -
Beyond progressive-enhancement - thinking about the role of the web moving forward towards truly seamless experiences. -
Here’s the formula if you want to build a billion-dollar internet company,” he said. “Take a human desire, preferably one that has been around for a really long time…Identify that desire and use modern technology to take out steps. -
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