Technological innovation is often simply an innovation in how we think about technology — TechCrunch

It may slip our notice, but technological innovation is often reducible to an innovation in the marketing and conceptualization of technology. While there are undoubtedly many technological breakthroughs that can’t be reduced to linguistic and conceptual changes, it’s surprising how often apparent innovations depend on shifts in terminology and discourse. Read More

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Beyond Siri: The AI revolution coming from the web — TechCrunch

From HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey to Samantha in Spike Jonze’s Her, for decades we have been obsessed with the idea that artificial intelligence powered-computers will one day be able to interact with people, follow spoken instructions and make decisions independently, like a human would. But while each new generation brings its lot of…

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The Next Einstein Forum begins

Why did Albert Einstein have such a unique scientific mind? Because he came from a disadvantaged background, says TED Prize winner Neil Turok.

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Website only stocks products that last a lifetime

Tired of replacing stuff? Buy Me Once solves that problem

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How DHL Pioneered The Sharing Economy

DHL, the international express delivery company, started its business by offering free plane tickets to people on the street. For the trouble of giving up..

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Why Increased Efficiency Will Make Us Miserable

 

I just loved this article by Henry Pickavet – I often wonder if we see the full impact of our ‘advanced and connected’ lives on our ability to grow, evolve and connect socially. Virtual distance is a scary concept, and a growing reality. The story was originally posted on TechCrunch.

 

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Museum Collections Enter VR With The Launch Of The Woofbert VR App For Samsung Gear

“What museums are excited about — among other things — is access. Pretty soon a kid with the smart phone in India can visit the Louvre.”

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One Design – A Human Design

If you are not already following Design Research Portal, please do! A great site for researches, design practitioners and lovers of design.

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