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A peek into the future: Slums as innovation hotbeds – CBS News

Favela painting (Haas&Hahn;) (SmartPlanet)  NEW YORK-To enter the new exhibition presented by the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt museum, titled “Design with the Other 90%: Cities,” it’s necessary to go through an unusually strict security screening. It’s nearly identical to that of an American airport; visitors must place personal bags, electronics, and coats on conveyor belts and have […]

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Questions I ask when reviewing a design – (37signals)

I’ve been thinking more about how I review a design – both my own and someone else’s. So over the past couple days I’ve been writing down every question I’ve been asking when I look at a design-in-progress. Some of these I say out loud, some just go through my head, some are in person, […]

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‘Artificial leaf’ makes fuel from sunlight – MIT News Office

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ivan krsti? · code culture » How Porsche hacked the financial system and made a killing

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Infographic: Generational Media Usage by Time of Day | Ad Age Stat – Advertising Age

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The BBC wants to be your online TiVo

via GigaOM The BBC’s research and development department launched the prototype for a new form of EPG today that replaces the traditional … Read More >>

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How the World Uses Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

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31% of U.S. Adults Prefer to Be Reached by Text Message [STUDY]

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How Consumers Interact With Brands on Facebook [STUDY]

People interact with their favorite brands on Facebook far more than on any other social network, according to a recent study of online consumer behavior. The study, conducted by Constant Contact and research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey, analyzed the behavior of 1,491 consumers ages 18 and older throughout the United States and revealed a number […]

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Are jobs obsolete? – CNN.com

The U.S. Postal Service appears to be the latest casualty in digital technology’s slow but steady replacement of working humans. Unless an external source of funding comes in, the post office will have to scale back its operations drastically, or simply shut down altogether. That’s 600,000 people who would be out of work, and another […]

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