A new Google application enables us to trace people via a Google account on their smartphone. By installing Google Latitude you can always see where your friends are and what they are up to. The movie above is a stunt using Google Latitude done by some guys in San Francisco.
Some days ago I came across an article on PSFK featuring Little World, a fresh user interface concept for mobile phones which was developed by Kevin Cannon and Tobias Toft for the occasion of a Nokia industry course at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID). Little World aims to turn digital interaction with people feel more like real-life interaction.Read more →
The famous annual multidisciplinary conference TED is spreading across the globe. As of 2010, so-called TEDx events have been held in over 60 countries. Under the slogan ‘somethink completely different’ TEDxRotterdam took place on Friday June 4 at the New Luxor Theater, featuring twelve hours of performances and ‘ideas worth spreading’ from some 30 designers,…Read more →
Here in the Southern Hemisphere, we are approaching the most fruitful time of the year. The harvest of apples, pears and stonefruit is underway and new season fruit is available for purchase in our supermarkets and grocery stores. Unfortunately, most of these fruits will be sprayed with pesticides and transported thousands of kilometres across our…Read more →
Tiny efforts, lots of fun. Some people in San Francisco decided to make a subway ride a different experience by hanging a swing inside one of the trains. Why not do this yourself? More pictures after the click.Read more →