Tag Archive: Change

Pause for thought #1

If, like me, you like to kick-start mornings with a new perspective, or simply shake your thinking-habits around a bit, here’s a starter; This comes from a new book by Keri Smith “How… Continue reading

Living in the age of forgetting

Read This Book In Two Months This was a curious find, a book designed (manufactured?) to disappear. Of all the things we currently create, I thought the book was one of the few… Continue reading

kfone? Kone? phlock?

Picked this up from Fast Company’s design blog – strange but good reversal of fortune where an auto co. (well, their agency anyway, but tip of the hat to Ford for following through)… Continue reading

You-s-b?

Time to lose the usb cables? This is another of those ‘ah!’ moments, and what a perfectly natural idea. With near-field slow to catch on, this may be another of those ideas that… Continue reading

Man bites dog? It’s ‘me’ not ‘e’ that matters in store.

Finding myself in ‘fast’ self-check-out queues to tills with similar additional features as the one shown here, reading this in PSFK struck a chord; Stop Making Bad, Real-World Web Sites In this strange reversal… Continue reading

The age of discovery – not just for Tablets?

In reading the Micheal Schreck, of Zmags, contentiously titled; Amazon is stifling the e-commerce revolution I found a really interesting thought about one particular future for retailing – ‘Discovery Commerce’. The coinage resulted… Continue reading

From the ‘user-choser’ to ‘choose-when-I-need-to’

“The world is moving from car ownership to car usership.” Tomorrow’s drivers will be much less interested in owning the cars they travel in, industry executives predict. The statement, made in the consultancy… Continue reading

Wi-tricity moves inexorably closer…

Spotted this morning, and while it’s not breaking news, the meme of wireless-charging (like all ideas that seem to arrive suddenly but in fact take 5 years to properly gestate) is really gathering… Continue reading

Death of print… greatly exaggerated…

“Paper posters that play music via printed circuits made with conductive ink have been unveiled. The prototype “Listening Post” poster is a guide to bands performing locally. The interactive poster plays a short… Continue reading

The Future Of / ‘Thinking Cities’

A rather open-ended post, catching a few ideas. Just watched this short film (produced by Ericsson) and worth a mention for the connection between one aspect of this and something else I was… Continue reading