A healthy team is like a vigorous garden: it thrives in good conditions, and it can weather adverse conditions. Nourish your team regularly. Here are a few ideas that will help keep your team healthy. Warmth Your human team is hard wired to respond positively to warm communications. Research supports the idea that treating each other like people […]
Here’s some very clever research from Disney into making photo albums automatically from all the thousands of photos we shoot. I can imagine this technology being used along with geolocation APIs to create beautiful keepsakes of vacation trips!
This is such a cute video. I’m originally from dairy farm country in upstate New York, so I have an affinity for this sort of thing. From the research above, drones seem to be at least as effective as dogs for herding cattle … but clearly out of their league if you’re going for prize […]
If you’re interested in learning what people go through to create beautiful graphics from basic statistical output, then spatial.ly is a site worth bookmarking. This post, Improving R Data Visualisations Through Design, is especially worth reading. It has a handful of well-explained examples from geographer Dr. James Cheshire’s new book, London: The Information Capital. I haven’t worked with R, but data visualisation is dear to my heart. In a former […]
Check out this report about how Disney wants to use drones in it’s theme park shows. I imagined drones in theme parks for boring utility purposes. Use your phone to make order a drink while you wait for your table at a restaurant seat and a drone delivers it. Or drones that deliver water and […]
I was fortunate enough to have been recently invited to participate in some early product discussions for a new application Hearst may be working on for Google’s Glass. It’s all very hush-hush, but I think it’s ok to share this much. I haven’t had access to the new hardware, so I did a mockup for […]
Awesome double rainbow from Cosmopolitan team room, overlooking Central Park today!! With the smartest and kindest magazine editor I know, Kate White @katemwhite.
As the train slows down, the people appear to come to life. This was shot with a high speed camera from a train window, as the train was pulling into a station, then played back at a slower frame rate. Graeme Taylor tells how he did it here: “Pointless, action-free and totally mesmerising” and I’ll stop the […]
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