Sunday, 18 May 2014

DESIGN, BUSINESS & INNOVATION


Image via Quartz.

The homepage is dead, and the social web has won—even at the New York Times. Zachary M. Seward in Quartz writes about how social media and mobile technology made push media replace pull media. "Traffic to the New York Times homepage fell by half in the last two years, according to the newspaper’s internal review of its digital strategy. That’s not necessarily a reflection of any problems at the Times but the reality of how news is now distributed on the internet. Homepage traffic is declining at most news sites as readers increasingly find links to news articles from social media, email, and other sources". Read full article, that includes a link to The New York Times leaked strategy report via BuzzFeed, in Quartz. E.T.P. 3'



Photo via Dezeen.

"Data collected via Google Glass could soon be used to deliver advertising tailored to the wearer's taste, mood, and location, according to Tony Gaitatzis, a leading figure in the wearable technology sector. "The potential is incredible and hyper-targeted to the point where it is no longer advertising," said Gaitatzis, who is chief technology officer at PND, a company developing wearable technology that monitors the human brain. PND is developing PND Wearable - a "personal neuro device" that gathers information on the wearer's moods, emotions and health. This data could be used by advertisers to target wearers of Google Glass head-mounted computers." Read full Ross Bryant interview to Tony Gaitatzis in Dezeen. E.T.P. 14'



La vie en Instagram. Another type of glasses for those who truly believe everything looks better in Instagram, well now with Tens Tinded Sunglasses, they can look at life through an Instagram-like filter and probably, look better and have more fun (?). Read full article in Fubiz. E.T.P. 3'

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