PSFK speaks to Flavorpill Founder Sascha Lewis about creating a space that keeps people happy, energized and focused
What’s on your desk in front of you: water bottles, tsotchkes, legos, magazines? Are you neatly-organized, or are papers and post-it note reminders scattered everywhere? A desktop can say a lot about a person and their work habits, and the items we keep at arms’ reach have the ability to encourage or inspire productivity.
'Watson the News' harnesses cognitive computing to help consumers of news become more conscientious and less biased readers
If you had access to the most powerful computer in the world, how would use it to help people live, work and play better? PSFK and IBM Watson have been collaborating through The Good Data Contest to find how IBM Watson’s capabilities can improve communities and spark a conversation around what cognitive computing will mean for our future. Learn about the winning concept Inquisite here.
Geoff Cook, founding partner at Base Design, examines the hirings of Anne Pasternak (Brooklyn Museum) and Katy Clark (BAM) and what they mean for the brand identities of Brooklyn establishments
Over the past month, we have witnessed two of Brooklyn’s most prominent cultural institutions select new leaders: Katy Clark at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and now Anne Pasternak at the Brooklyn Museum. Though each is arriving to their new posts with a great deal of experience, Clark and Pasternak have their work cut out for them to successfully take these two storied institutions into the next phase of their life cycles.
PSFK with HP Matter identify the key players reinventing The Idea Economy
Though free-flowing exchange is the lifeline of any healthy marketplace, economies have long closed off the flow of ideas as a competitive means. As a trends and innovation leader, PSFK understands that in today’s Idea Economy that should no longer be the case and is precisely why PSFK, in partnership with HP Matter, has created the Innovators Index, a roster of pioneers making a global impact.
PSFK talks to Nuala O’Connor about the importance of advocating for basic human rights in the online 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.
How knick-knacks and trinkets indicate character and establish workplace culture in all office settings
PSFK Labs has launched The Desktop Debrief, an insight into the infinite selection of desktop products that drive creativity and well-being in the modern workplace.
The rover—set to launch in 2017—won't set any speed records, but it could be the automaker's toughest engineering challenge yet
Ukrainian Pepsi fans turn urban noises into music and listen to their creations on branded music boxes
As part of the Pepsi’s global challenge to see the world differently, Ukraine’s Beats of the City is letting fans remix the sounds of its streets. Amateurs and professionals are able to experiment with audio collected from urban environments, and use the samples to create original music scores. After the five best city soundtracks are produced and recorded, the winners will receive a specially designed stereo inspired by the Pepsi can itself.
PSFK speaks to Horace Luke, CEO of an urban energy distribution and management startup, about seeing limitation as inspiration
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 Horace Luke for his efforts to transform energy management and transportation in the world’s cities.
At an online "townhall," Facebook's CEO fielded questions about the social network's latest tech ventures
Besides virtual reality, laser-toting satellites and artificial intelligence, what other futuristic technologies is Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg interested in? Oh, you know, telepathy.
Italian designers merge exercise devices and desk furniture to envision an office space that is both practical and physical
Designer Joe Sardo and collaborator Federico Bruni are out to change the pace of furniture design. The Italian-based designers have developed conceptual designs for the office of the future, integrating common work machines with the easily recognized (and long bemoaned) desk station of corporate culture.
Grow your connections and prioritize conference networking using color-coded tech Alike
Alike is a wearable device that brings the power of your networks to the physical world. Simply strap the gadget to your wrist or cocktail and it will flash green or red to tell you who to chat up and trade business cards with.