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A founder and president of a millennial marketing research and consulting firm explains why a new brand of self-management, as pioneered by Zappos, is well-suited for the millennial generation
As powerful consumers, marketers have had their eye on the millennial generation for some time now. These young adults born between 1977 and 2000 have revolutionized the consumer economy and created the most connected and innovative culture in history. However, while marketers were spending their time trying to understand these young adults from a consumer perspective, millennials were busy growing up, graduating college and entering what we like to call “the real world.”
PSFK, in partnership with HP Matter speaks to Peter Semmelhack, founder and CEO of Bug Labs, about creating tools for the next generation of makers and how that will impact the technology space
Innovation is the new currency in today’s Idea Economy. In recognition of the leaders who are disrupting our tech-driven world, the editors at thought leadership site PSFK.com partnered with HP Matter to create the Innovators Index, a roster of digital pioneers making a global impact. This week we’ve featured Peter Semmelhack for designing open source tools that empower the next generation of innovators.
The beloved cartoon pet flew aboard his dog house to guard the San Diego venue thanks to Flyguy Promotions
It is easy to imagine the joy of people looking straight up and seeing Snoopy riding his red house in the skies, gliding as if alive. Snoopy, who all throughout his life on paper spoke with thought bubbles, was able to slide into reality on his make-believe war plane thanks to Otto Dieffenbach.
Partnership between conceptual designer Vitaly Bulgarov and Factor 31 brings robot art project to a glossy, real-to-the-touch finish
Vitaly Bulgarov, a 3D modeler and designer from California, spends his free time working on his Black Phoenix Project, a concept based on conceptual robotics in a possible near future. With the help from 3D print studio Factor 31, one of his 3D concepts will soon come closer to reality.
The Power of Chat Debrief spotlights how transactions are being embedded in the chat interface
We share images, updates and locations over social channels to remain ever-connected to our peers, but the most efficient and effective way to successfully reach someone is by shooting them a text. All day, every day, people of all ages are affixed to their personal devices for business and pleasure. Should we have known that the only communication tool we really need is the most standard messaging feature on our phones?
PSFK speaks to Deena Varshavskaya, Founder and CEO of Wanelo, about building a company with a vision for the future
Innovation is the new currency in today’s Idea Economy. In recognition of the leaders who are disrupting our tech-driven world, the editors at thought leadership site PSFK.compartnered with HP Matter to create the Innovators Index, a roster of digital pioneers making a global impact. This week we’ve featured Deena Varshavskaya for her visionary approach towards creating a more personalized shopping experience at Wanelo.
In today's links, electronic simplicity, robotic self-awareness, and "authentic" social media
PSFK editors aggregate top stories from across the web each day.
Step one: Tweet. Step two: Eat. Fooji lets diners order food delivery via emoticons
The Internet and its counterparts have somewhat enabled a lazy generation that demand information and services to respond to their needs as if it were yesterday. Now, when it comes to dining in, there’s a new service named Fooji that partners with restaurants to get food-to-mouth in as few steps as possible.
SULI uses 3D printable accessories to bring light where it is most needed
Imagine gathering sunlight in a bottle and saving it until you really need it, to light your home, your path, your bike. A new device called SULI makes this into reality, combining solar technology with 3D printing to save light energy for later use in a multitude of ways.
ScreenPop socializes the untapped screen real estate for Snapchat-like communication
The Power of Chat Debrief, a new report from PSFK Labs, explores trends in communication, text and messaging platforms. We found, most prevailingly, that what people demand in messaging today is simple: efficiency and immediacy.
Finding Rover app adapts the same facial recognition used for humans to dogs (and soon, cats) in hopes of human-pooch reunions
Anyone who’s lived with a cat or a dog can tell you that their face would be unmistakable to them in a crowd. John Polimeno, realized this when he was sitting in a coffee shop and looking at all the lost pet posters. He also had a deeply personal memory of a lost black labrador that he spent days putting up posters about, with his children crying in the back seat of the car. All this, and two-plus years working with The University of Utah software development center, led to Finding Rover, the ultimate app for finding lost dogs.