31 March

d.day | A Changing Narrative: From Hacking to Storytelling

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d.day | A Changing Narrative: From Hacking to Storytelling

Boris Moshkovits and me started a new event series called d.day, which we kicked-off at Soho House Berlin in March 2014.  d.day is about conquering new territories of thought and action in our digital age.  As the digitalization of all human interactions continues to change our perception of the world, d.day brings together thought leaders and

2 December

A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

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A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren’t sure why. Eventually, it could start affecting high-tech warfare, too. We spoke with a researcher at University of Miami who thinks humans will be outpaced by a new “machine ecology.” For all intents and purposes, this genesis of this new world began

20 November

MIT’s Shapeshifting Display Enables Users For a Mobile Touch Experience

MIT’s Shapeshifting Display Enables Users For a Mobile Touch Experience

MIT has demonstrated a “Dynamic Shape Display” that can physically change shape to render 3D content. As Fast Company reports, the display is called inFORM, and it’s a large surface that sits atop a series of pins, actuators, and linkages. By moving each actuator, inFORM can move the pin it’s attached to up or down, allowing for a

20 November

Is PayPal Cracking the Design Challenge of the Digital Wallet?

Is PayPal Cracking the Design Challenge of the Digital Wallet?

Digital wallets are one of those perennial tech promises that have never quite materialized. Thanks to new wireless technologies like Bluetooth Low Energy, however, it seems like they’re finally on the cusp of becoming a reality. We’re just starting to get a sense of what this future might look like: not just personalized coupons pushed

5 November

We’ve underestimated the power of social networks: they will change the world

We’ve underestimated the power of social networks: they will change the world

  “We have underestimated the impact of quality social networks,” says Ciarán O’Leary, partner at Venture Capital firm Earlybird. “We used to kill each other because we didn’t know what was going on elsewhere, so would buy into Russia or the US being portrayed as evil. But in a connected world with global friends, we’re not going