The social networking platform also wants to be an office tool as evidenced by its Facebook Work Chat app rollout
Facebook’s Work Chat has recently appeared on the app store, a sign of how close the website is to making Facebook at Work a thing. Although available only for a limited number of companies as of press time, it gives an interesting look into what’s brewing behind that blue hue.
As one-fourth of a group of collaborative houses, House of Bubbles intends to foster community through an environmentally-friendly subscription model
A Brazilian shop wants to make dressing fashionably a fun and environmentally-friendly experience. For House of Bubbles, the mission is simple: provide as many fashionistas as possible with the opportunity to choose from a curated collection of chic pieces.
New Future of Travel 2016 report spotlights the best sites and services to book your upcoming trip
The holiday season is officially upon us, with an estimated 46 million Americans kicking off with a Thanksgiving celebration. In anticipation of the feasts and the gifting also comes the dread of the traffic and airport security. To help travelers ease the pains of travel—and savor the delights—PSFK has rounded up a few of the best tools for arranging the perfect getaway. PSFK Labs new report, The Future of Travel 2016, spotlights the below services and others that are re-imagining the planning and booking processes. So whether you’re going home or looking for a holiday adventure, here’s a few tips to make your travels all the more easier.
Technology blankets us further every day; Fac3 studies the role we play in a developing AI framework by replacing our humanity with digital emotions
Computers contain a series of codes created to direct users to their applications or websites. This includes phones and other devices. These forms of algorithms are what someday many think will develop into a comprehensive Artificially Intelligent brain. A project, Fac3, created by Riccardo Zanardelli, wanted to highlight how this shows up throughout our society. He took pictures of various people and changed their faces with emojis that reflected the emotions they were displaying in-photo.
Clutch is a monthly service that lets you rent a broad range of cars dependent at rates of $800 or $1,300 a month
Clutch is a subscription service that lets users order and use the car type they need on demand. This lets anyone use a sleek city car for nights in town and get an SUV for a camping trip on the weekend, all without having to own a single vehicle.
Safe Delivery will give step-by-step video instructions of what to do during childbirth events of crisis
Technological advances not only bring forward more opportunities for individuals to stay connected or work from halfway across the world, but they optimize the act of teaching. An application, Safe Delivery, posted on the Apple App store and developed by Maternity Foundation, details for parents in Ethiopia to learn about childcare through animated videos. These techniques are simple how-to guides and tips on how to best take care of their newborn child.
Travel Alberta's Instatrip campaign promises to take you on the ultimate winter vacation using social media inspiration
Forget browsing the travel section of the bookstore or perusing that vacation brochure you got in the mail last week—with a new trip planner called Instatrip, everything you need for a memorable time away from home can be found right on one of your favorite social media sites.
Companies like Google are giving consumers options to control what information is shared with whom and how
The Future of Digital Safety & Security: A Consumer Guide is a 10-week series from PSFK and MasterCard exploring the key trends that are defining the future of digital safety & security. You can read and share the full report on our Slideshare page.
Oculus' VR goes social, allowing those encapsulated in another world to be able to communicate with one another
Virtual reality is the tech talk of the moment. And as Oculus Rift is owned by no other than Facebook, its move into social media was inevitable. Now the VR giant has launched an alpha version of the Oculus social platform creating a lifelike digital world where users can connect.
Droponic system pairs soil-free planters with a smartphone app to help urban gardeners cultivate fresh herbs
Nourishing a garden might not seem like a possibility in an urban environment, but Droponic hopes to change that. The kitchen garden system makes it possible for city dwellers to grow fresh herbs in their homes without even venturing outside, using “smart planters” in conjunction with a smartphone app that will track the plants’ progress.
A Peruvian engineering university created 10 lamps powered by photosynthesis to provide clean energy to a remote village
When a small jungle village in the heart of Peruvian rainforest lacks access to electricity, trust Peru’s Universidad de Ingeniería and Tecnología (UTEC) and ad agency FCB Mayo to come up with an elegant solution: the Plant Lamp system uses energy from the process photosynthesis to power lamps for the rural community.
Could the NutriDrip, brought to the limelight via celebrities, be on its way to reaching mainstream audiences?
The concept of using an injection to input additional nutrients into our bodies has been in the media for some time now. Celebrities including Madonna, Miley Cyrus and even Rihanna are rumored to have bought into the IV therapy vitamin trend showcasing their drips on social media. The service in question here is aptly named NutriDrip, which delivers a solution of vitamins directly into people’s veins and is now targeting the masses as opposed to the “elite.”