Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers…
Cara is a cheap, privacy-conscious tool that works on any standard webcam
Twitter was just officially granted a patent on the ubiquitous pull-to-refresh gesture — a touch interface concept the company acquired when it purchased Tweetie developer Atebits in 2010 and hired founder Loren Brichter, who invented the move. “I had started working on the patent two months before the Twitter deal,” said Brichter during a phone call yesterday. The application was officially filed the day before Brichter signed the Twitter acquisition paperwork. “The patent was the cherry on top,” he says.
What does advertising giant David Ogilvy have to do with user experience? You’ll be surprised. Here, method’s Ted Booth updates Ogilvy’s core campaign principles for the digital age.
Leap Motion with Windows
With Leap Motion technology and Windows, you can do everything that’s possible with multi-touch inputs — without actually touching anything.
Looking forward to get my hands above(?) this. It certainly looks awesome. The Leap Motion Controller costs $ 79.99 and the company will start shipping on July 22nd. A Mac OS X demo video is on its way as well.
LG showing off 5 inch flexible screen for smartphones.
LG will be showing off their latest flexible and unbreakable 5 inch OLED display at this weeks SID display week in Vancouver.
The plastic display will be shown off alongside other 5 inch and 7 inch HD Oxide TFT panels which have a bezel that’s only 1mm wide, allowing for smartphones and small tablets with virtually no frame or border.
- Everyone gets a free terabyte.
- Share in full resolution.
- Upload once, send to any device, any screen, any friend, and any follower.
A video with only 5000 views.
Every year, Cascade brews a limited edition beer from limited edition hops. There’s only enough for 5000 cases. So Clemenger BBDO Melbourne made a film that could only be watched 5000 times.
A custom, embed-able video player was created to house a view counter that ticked backwards from 5000.
Lovely little idea - “You caught the film in time, make sure you don’t miss the beer”
Everyone, I’m elated to tell you that Tumblr will be joining Yahoo.
Before touching on how awesome this is, let me try to allay any concerns: We’re not turning purple. Our headquarters isn’t moving. Our team isn’t changing. Our roadmap isn’t changing. And our mission – to empower creators to…
Dear Yahoo!, Please don’t ruin Tumblr. Love Kevin
When you find something you love on Pinterest, sometimes you want to learn more so you can act on baking those cookies, renting that movie, or buying that couch. That’s why we’re taking a first step toward making pins more useful. We’re also making it easier to pin no matter where you are.
Google’s Easter Eggs on their search engine and YouTube platform get the most buzz, but Microsoft’s Bing search engine can do it too. The Bing team has partnered up with Paramount to help promote the upcoming Star Trek: Into Darkness film. Those who search for “beam me up” on Bing will be…
Could Dekko be the killer app for Google Glass?
Dekko claims to turn the real world into an operating system, bringing images, information, and animations into the world using augmented reality through Google Glass.
It’s hard to explain exactly, so check out the video!