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12/01/2017

Giving Technology a Familiar Face

Giving Technology a Familiar Face

If there was one lesson to take away from CES 2017, it’s that soon all your technology will talk to you (according to the exhibitors, anyway). Many of the connected devices on display — from ovens, to baby monitors and…

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28/07/2016

Plagiarism schmagiarism

Plagiarism schmagiarism

The social media design sphere has been awash with controversy this week amid claims from independent designers that high street retailer Zara has been directly copying their work. It’s not the first time Zara has been involved in plagiarism claims.…

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14/07/2016

Pokémon Go crazy

Pokémon Go crazy

Unless you’ve been hiding under a Geodude for the last week you would have noticed the cultural phenomenon that is Pokémon Go. Just as a Pidgeotto evolves into a glorious Pidgeot, the free augmented reality mobile game has skyrocketed to…

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25/05/2016

The internet of idiots

The internet of idiots

It was a great week for anyone who enjoys people screwing up on the internet. First up is American Republican congressional candidate, Mike Webb, who posted a screenshot of his web browser on Facebook. Unfortunately two tabs in the screenshot…

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16/05/2016

Making Budweiser Great Again

Making Budweiser Great Again

Budweiser has revealed a new design for its beer cans. At first glance you probably won’t notice much of a difference, but it has, in fact, renamed to ‘America’ for the summer. Along with the bold and timely name-swap, the…

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28/04/2016

Tokyo finds harmony

Tokyo finds harmony

Following the plagiarism saga that forced out Kenjiro Sano’s original Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo, a fresh design has been unveiled. Designed by Asao Tokolo, the Harmonized Chequered Emblem was chosen on Monday from a shortlist of four. The new design,…

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14/04/2016

A photograph is a moment, light is forever

A photograph is a moment, light is forever

Two cameras launch this month, each offering a completely polarised view of what a camera can be.The Impossible Project, the company responsible for saving Polaroid’s Type 600 instant film format, will release its first instant camera on May 10th. The…

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01/04/2016

AlphaGo!

AlphaGo!

First chess, scrabble, then Jeopardy. Robots must have a real inferiority complex – they’re constantly challenging humans at games. This week an artificial intelligence beat the world champion Lee Sedol by 4–1 at the boardgame Go. The 2,500 year old…

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Levelling up through play

Levelling up through play

Can video games help us improve schools, neighbourhoods and cities? Gamification is a well documented design trend, but two recent stories highlight the benefits of how game mechanics affect an experience or help us understand it. Newly released Block’hood poses…

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31/03/2016

Losing sleep over Night Shift

Losing sleep over Night Shift

Since Apple released its Night Shift feature in its iOS 9.3 update, the tech world has stood divided about how beneficial it is. For those of you who’ve gotten over the ritual of Apple keynotes, Night Shift is supposedly meant…

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