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Being the world’s busiest site, Facebook holds an almost limitless number of people. It starts with a simple post, like, comment and has grown to have powerful tools that can...

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Posted by on Apr 19, 2014

Two years out of college, Andy was working for a think tank in Washington, D.C. He had graduated from Amherst College with a political science degree and had also completed a...

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Design

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014

Two years out of college, Andy was working for a think tank in Washington, D.C. He had graduated from Amherst College with a political science degree and had also completed a...

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Design

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014

Two years out of college, Andy was working for a think tank in Washington, D.C. He had graduated from Amherst College with a political science degree and had also completed a...

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Why The World’s Largest Provider Of Online Courses Thinks It’s The Answer To Getting Ahead In The New Economy

Two years out of college, Andy was working for a think tank in Washington, D.C. He had graduated from Amherst College with a political science degree and had also completed a prestigious Fulbright research fellowship. He was smart and had strong qualitative research skills. But he was frustrated. The [...] Click here to view original web page at...

The Bike-Powered Coffee Cart That Could Take On Starbucks

The Bike-Powered Coffee Cart That Could Take On Starbucks

Apr 19, 2014

There are over 13,000 Starbucks in the U.S. In cities like New York, where there are over 100 locations in Midtown Manhattan alone, it feels like there’s one on every block. So it isn’t exactly easy to start an independent cafe that can compete. Depending on location, startup costs [...] Click here to view original web page at...

Eggs, Butts, Beyonce: The Weirdest Things People Have Turned Into Type

Lately, we’ve noticed that alphabet-obsessed designers are seeing letters in some pretty strange places . They have created typefaces from things as random as office cubicles, images of human flesh, gay porn, and marine debris. Here are 10 things that have been turned into some of the strangest typefaces [...] Click here to view original web page at...

This Barn Looks Like It’s Wearing An Invisibility Cloak

This Barn Looks Like It’s Wearing An Invisibility Cloak

Apr 18, 2014

Wrap a barn in Mylar (formerly of space blankets and birthday balloons) and what do you get? A quasi-invisible barn. Invisible Barn is a concept by New York design practice stpmj , created as an entrant into the The Architectural League’s 2014 Folly Competition . An architectural folly is [...] Click here to view original web page at...

A Prettier Wikipedia Design That Could Never Work

A Prettier Wikipedia Design That Could Never Work

Apr 18, 2014

Wikipedia’s designers are working hard to bring the site’s aesthetic into the 21st century. But they need the consensus of the entire (and often wrong) Wikipedia community to make changes to Wikipedia’s 32 million+ pages. Salomon Aurélien , a UX designer with no affiliation with the organization, can do [...] Click here to view...

Samsung’s Design Statement Proves It Is A Company Of Robots Bent On Enslaving Man

Samsung’s Design Statement Proves It Is A Company Of Robots Bent On Enslaving Man

Apr 18, 2014

When Apple released a statement on its design process last year , the company said, rather poetically, that every great design starts by trying to evoke an emotion in a person’s heart. Compare that to Samsung’s design statement, released this week , in which Samsung claims that its own [...] Click here to view original web page at...

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