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#NYCTech - At a recent panel discussion produced by Digital.nyc, tech entrepreneurs Jake Schwartz, Hagos Mehreteab, Jayana Johnson and Kristen Titus discussed how traditional educational programs are failing students when it comes to teaching...
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Cool Tech - How hard is it to build a robot today? Not as hard as you'd think.   Video not showing up? Click here
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Apps - You might be surprised by what your smartphone is made of. One Dutch company called Fairphone is seeking to create the world's first ethical...
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Advice - Imagine if our period of history never existed. This fear could be a reality unless our digital information — from tweets to emails — is preserved, a top Internet pioneer has warned. Google Vice President Vint Cerf said future...
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Apps - According to Gartner, mobile users will provide their personal data to more than 100 apps and services every day by 2017. In layman’s terms,that means that you will be sharing your personal information on an app or website roughly...
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Apps - Resolving to get fit in the New Year is nothing new, but turning to smart devices for exercise advice is a growing trend, one that's posing a challenge to high-end gyms. With so many do-it-yourself digital training devices on the...
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#NYCTech - We all know that size matters – especially when it comes to wearables. The small size and modularity of Trellie’s patent pending technology allows jewelry and fashion designers to be more creative while designing their watches,...
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Design - This was Amazon’s home page in 1995: By ’98, it had adopted the “catalog” look: The “catalog look” is the ubiquitous format for most online shops today, and one a few have veered from it. The Web has changed since...
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Advice - The world of social media is new, but not so new that there aren’t a host of “professionals” shouting their version of best practices to anyone who will listen. While some of these seem to be spouting nonsense, there are plenty...
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Cool Tech - From the incredible helicarrier crash in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” to the realistic motion-capture-driven apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," this year brought us some unbelievable special effects. Mike...
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Big Data - This infographic from Baynote outlines how data influences the customer journey from discovery, to research / purchase intent, to checkout, post-purch and beyond. Reprinted by permission. Image Credit: CC by Get Elastic
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#NYCTech - Ok, do you need a logo, and you don’t have the budget to hire a design firm. What small to medium size business, or startup just starting out, does? That’s where Tailor comes in, democratizing design through technology....
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#NYCTech - You know the expression: Rome wasn’t built in a day. But thanks to CLO3D Virtual Fashion (CLO3D), even a high-end fashion pattern can be rendered in about an hour. Amazing, considering that before CLO Virtual Fashion, it took...
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AlleyTalk - Have you ever gotten a parking ticket because the sign was too confusing? Well, one designer has, and she’s started a one-woman crusade against confusing street signage. Her weapon? A deceptively simple sign of her own. Designer...
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Design - Humans are creatures of habit. No matter how spontaneous you believe yourself to be, psychological evidence proves that habit formation is an essential aspect of our psyche. This isn’t necessarily always a bad thing, either–as...
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Apps - Flat design seems to be everywhere these days. Both Google and Apple (iOS7) have rolled out new flat features (and here are 25 other great examples of it). And when Apple does something, we know the rest of the design world usually...