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PSFK Labs releases overview presentation of trends and use cases of the industry-friendly emerging technology
PSFK Labs has followed along the evolutions overtaking virtual reality (VR) closely, from experiencing innovations in content creation to engaging experts about its integration in unorthodox markets. The Virtual Reality Debrief, now available on SlideShare, provides readers with a look into VR’s key themes and trends, with insights into the transformational technology across industries.
New visual means for communication are raising awareness for social stigmas
Visual language predates the written word and has trumped text communication since its inception. Thousands of years after engraving animal shapes on cave walls, we are returning to a time of image-based communications. Where cavemen had engravings and Egyptians hieroglyphics, the smartphone generation uses emojis, bitmojis and GIFs to successfully connect and communicate. One miniature, graphic image can represent a medley of situations, capturing an emotion, physical state or current location.
Portugese entrepreneur Aldric Négrier spreads awareness on a “pet” cause
Whether it’s impassioned posts on Facebook or the Twitter-fueled revolutions of the Arab Spring, technology and activism often go hand-in-hand. Aldric Négrier is pushing boundaries in both fields by harnessing a transformative technology to make a provocative point. He has designed a small plastic symbol—a tombstone with a cross—that animal rights activists can 3D print and place in the meat aisles of supermarkets or anywhere else one might find dead animals.
PSFK in partnership with HP Matter speak to Katie Salen Tekinbas, Director of Research and Design at the Institute of Play, about why dissenting perspectives enable the best collaborations
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 Katie Salen Tekinbas for her efforts to bring game design into the classroom.
The Founder/CEO of Superfit Hero on why Reebok’s noble quest to Be More Human is not accessible to the average American woman
With the CrossFit Games coming to California and ESPN this week, it’s bound to be a big week for Reebok. Reebok is the premiere sponsor of The CrossFit Games, and many of the athletes competing for a spot on the podium.
From floating locker shelves to a "super folder," middle schoolers worked with Staples designers in conceiving, researching and presenting ideas for marketable school supplies
When it’s time for school supply shopping this fall, a few middle schoolers will be able to purchase backpacks, folders and pencil cases that they dreamed up themselves through Staples’ Designed by Students initiative.
PSFK, in partnership with HP Matter, speaks to award-winning director Alison Klayman about using unwavering curiosity to inspire creativity
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 Alison Klayman for bringing human stories to life onscreen.
PSFK founder explains how relentless innovation and technology must be part of a luxury brand's DNA
It goes without saying that luxury brands need to rethink their role in a rapidly changing marketplace. They are pincered by two forces: a new generation of buyers which prizes experience over ownership and a rise in technology services which outpaces almost any premium brand offering.
Grow, produce, and drink Khai-Nam, all in a touch of a button, with Green Onyx
In a world where fresh and healthy food seems like a luxury, a new kind of home appliance exists to help solve this problem. Green Onyx is a juicer designed to produce the superfood Khai-Nam. It is based on the concept of hydroponics: growing seed without soil. However, this juicer do not just make healthy juices for you and the family, you’ll actually be surprised at how this small machine makes your home your very own fresh produce farm.
Brands are looking to artifical intelligence (AI) to better expedite requests and anticipate consumer needs
I receive flight options with times and prices curated from my previous travel behavior. No phone, email or search bar necessary; I’m using the text-based service Operator, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that pairs customers with a personal concierge to help with tracking down hard-to-find products.
Potbox is a fancy marijuana subscription service that delivers ethically grown strains to your door
Love getting high but hate the hassle? Wonder why your marijuana can’t be as organically grown and ethically sourced as the rest of your groceries? Fear not, Potbox is here for you. Potbox is a premium medical marijuana subscription service that will deliver ethically grown weed from farm to door.