'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.
The heirloom-grade Model 01 keyboard does away with keyboards' longstanding unfriendliness to the human hands
The Model 01 shifts the design of a typical keyboard. Focusing on the ergonomics of typing, the keyboard’s keys are spread out evenly for your fingers without a large spread. The keyboard scales down the size of a typical keyboard by cutting it in half, making all keys reachable by either hand.
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.
Superfit Hero is a line of performance clothing motivating women to fulfill their superhuman fitness potential
Superfit Hero is fighting back against the messages of the mainstream fitness industry with a line of workout clothes designed to help women feel the power of fitness.
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.
The Hudōr Faucet takes cues from Audi's design ethos, presenting a one-stop interface that rinses, disinfects, and dries
Although touch faucets have begun to address the logistics of turning water on and off while washing hands or brushing teeth, their solution still involved touching the faucet with sudsy hands. The Hudōr Faucet gives a hands-free washing experience that allows you to save water without dealing with that problem.
Inquisite helps high school students take their next professional steps based on personality, passions and preferences
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 discover how IBM Watson’s capabilities can improve the lives of communities everywhere and spark a conversation around what cognitive computing will mean for our future. The winner is set to receive $50,000, to be spent on prototyping, marketing and consulting from IBM Watson talent.
Designers Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva conceptualize the future of universal communication
Lifestyle design company Nooka has tapped designers Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva to create a futuristic voyager that transports terrestrial messages to outer space. The concept design, the Cosmic Messenger, is based on the dream of space travel—a common muse shared by many before.
Floating Record is a self-contained high-performance turntable that plays vinyl records vertically
As music moves deeper into the digital age, there is a backlash occurring among audiophiles. More and more, music purists are rediscovering the pleasures of vinyl records played on turntables, and indie bands like Daft Punk are selling more of their albums on vinyl as well. In the midst of the resurgence of records, Chicago’s electronics startup Gramovox has reimagined the turntable with their Floating Record, which turns the listening experience on its ear.
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.