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.
Backed by tech players like Tim Cook, the Nebia showerhead cuts water consumption by 70 percent
In a time when drought is prevalent in the United States, when Californians are being told to cut water use by at least 25 percent, any innovation that saves water also saves money. The Nebia showerhead, which uses 70 percent less water than the industry average, practically rains money.
A trio of services are freeing us from digital distraction to boost our ability for creative thought
Think you can go 15 minutes without checking your smartphone? Sounds easy enough, but studies show that the average user is on their device 150 times per day, or about once every six minutes. One downside of this constant stimulation is that it directly impacts our capacity for creativity and ability to develop new ideas, something we embark upon in our Live, Work, Play Better Report.
Executive Director & Founder of a designer-founder accelerator presents a redesign of the 9-to-5 work day and how to best implement play into work culture
From Mr. Burns to Office Space’s Bill Lumburgh to the horrible bosses of, well, Horrible Bosses, the hated, controlling, megalomaniacal boss and their miserable, micromanaged underlings have been a staple in movies and on TV for decades. And while these modern office archetypes are played for comedic effect, the sad reality is that it’s funny. And it’s funny because it’s true.
Instead of displacing human bartenders, HoLLiE the robot helped them make over 280 cocktails at a party in Berlin
HoLLiE is a cocktail making machine. HoLLiE is robot with two anthropomorphic, five-finger hands which assisted two human bartenders to keep the liquor flowing at the Stallwächter Party in Berlin this year.
PSFK in partnership with HP Matter speak to Matt Hogan, Co-founder and CEO at Datacoup, about empowering consumers with tools that treat information as an asset
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 Matt Hogan for ensuring consumers remain in control of their personal information.
The Co-Founder and Creative Lead of a creative agency reflects on the heights made possible by a partnership between elite brands and social impact culture
In our work creating shared value platforms for brands we’ve observed there may be both a preoccupation and a prejudice in today’s social impact culture—the purpose-driven businesses and organizations seeking to create positive change—that may be limiting the speed and scale of betterment in our world.
PSFK, in partnership with HP Matter, 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. This week we’ve featured Nuala O’Connor for her efforts in ensuring the civil and human rights of the individual online.
A fan of 'The Future'? PSFK is hiring an Editorial intern for its New York City office
We are looking for an editorial intern to come join our team as a writer, editor and researcher—you will work closely with the edit team to contribute daily stories on innovations in technology, design, retail, arts and culture, food and THE FUTURE.
An Italian designer created a version of the Pepsi can that features an attractive, Mondrian-esque print
Italian designer Andrea Salamino imagined a new version of the Pepsi can, dressed in an iconic Mondrian print. His tagline? “The world is not just red”—a sly reference to competitor Coco-Cola’s ubiquitous red cans. It’s also a more appealing, minimalist design, like something you might want to display on a shelf rather than crumple into the recycling can.
PSFK is hiring an Editorial intern for its New York City office
We are looking for a motivated intern who wants to work alongside us in New York City for eight weeks (or longer) and learn as they deliver.
Munchery and Google Play Music team up to turn a simple meal into a dining experience
Creating an exquisite and unforgettable meal is all about the right pairings. What appetizers go with the main dish, what wine pairs best with all the components, all integral to making the entire affair just right. Now there’s a way to pair your food with the perfect meal-time playlist, thanks to high-end food delivery system Munchery.