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(Events) FUTUREPLACES, Conflux Festival, PSFK SALON MIAMI & More

(Events) FUTUREPLACES, Conflux Festival, PSFK SALON MIAMI & More
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A selection of upcoming events and conferences being held around the world.

Dan Gould
  • 8 october 2010

RFID in Health Care East, Philadelphia, October 12

Hear leading health-care providers and early adopters share real-world case studies that reveal the business benefits of RFID technology.

FUTUREPLACES, Porto, Portugal, October 12 – 16

The FUTUREPLACES Festival is an international event fostering digital media work currently being produced around the world. We want to explore the impact of new technologies in life, communities, social well-being, cultural development and accessibility. futureplaces asks a fundamental question: how can new technology build local communities, create new identities, new narratives, new forms of public interaction? How can creative projects foster cultural development?

Mechanical Couture: Fashioning a New Order, Design Museum Holon, Israel, October 14-January 8, 2011

Design Museum Holon presents a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the pivotal role machines are playing in redefining haute couture – widely considered the most extravagant representation of fashion. Extraordinary fashion pieces by world-renowned designers – including ISSEY MIYAKE Creative Director, Dai Fujiwara, Shelley Fox and Marloes ten Bhömer – are featured in the exhibition, which subvert the prevalent notions of handwork and craftsmanship in fashion.

Architecture & Design Film Festival, New York City, October 14-17

The first US film festival celebrating the creative spirit of architecture and design will feature a dynamic selection of feature length films, documentaries and shorts. Plus, there will be lively discussions with filmmakers, architects and designers about the design process, architecture in film, and the brilliant designs we see and use every day.

The Feast, New York City, October 14-16

“The Feast” is a cross-disciplinary series of programs addressing social innovation and new ways to make the world a better place. Our secret sauce lies in a healthy combination of passion, creativity, and entrepreneurship to shift the way things are done – thereby changing individuals, industries, and ultimately the world.

Frieze Art Fair, London, October 14-17

Frieze Art Fair features over 150 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world. The fair also includes specially commissioned artists’ projects, a prestigious talks programme and an artist-led education schedule.

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Nissan Is Testing A Digital Car Sharing Program In Europe

Nissan plans to launch their new service in Paris sometime this year to trial the profile-matching service

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This Mirror Tracks Your Dark Circles And Fine Lines

HiMirror is a device snaps a photo of your face every day to provide feedback on how to care for your skin

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Biodegradable Furniture Made From Pine Needles Could Be The Next Phase Of Sustainable Living

Premiering at Dutch Design Week 2016, the collection fully utilizes an often wasted material

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Creative Director: Navigating The New World Of Founder-Brands

Richard Smith, Creative Director at Sullivan, explains how visionaries like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg approach their branding and why it’s important to apply brand thinking to founders’ products

Syndicated Yesterday

Madrid's 'Robin Hood' Cafe Charge The Rich To Feed The Poor

The charity restaurant makes money from customers by day to offer homeless people meals at night

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The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

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Amazon Launches Cashier-Free Store For Ultimate Efficiency

The retailer is looking to make shopping even faster by letting customers instantly pay as they walk out the door

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Marble-Like Mini-Worlds Invade Miami Art Week And Your Mobile Screen

The gallery world's sphere of influence seems to be expanding into the realm of Pokémon Go—why that's a good thing

Technology Yesterday

A 'USB Stick' That Can Detect HIV Levels

The simple device developed at Imperial College London measures viral load in less than 30 minutes

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Crafting The Personalized Retail Experience

Marriott International's Christopher Baer shares insights into how the hospitality company is strategizing customer service

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Zagat's Cafe Offers Tiny Replicas Of Classic NYC Dishes

The restaurant rating service created buzz for its new guide and app by opening a tiny food cafe

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Experience The White House In Augmented Reality Using A $1 Bill

1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is an AR app designed to help people learn about the history and significance of the United State's capital building

Travel Yesterday

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This mobile screen and projector means work can go anywhere and still feel like working from home

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Starbucks Is Selling An Automated Temperature-Setting Mug

For those looking to keep their coffee hot on their winter commutes, the coffee chain has created a device that keeps beverages exactly at their desire temperature

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