There are hundreds of thousands of new job opportunities unfilled because they require a higher level of STEM-related skills than what most job seekers possess. Along with science, technology, engineering, and math there is an under-recognized skill: data literacy. In our technologically accelerating world of real and alternative facts, where numerous people construct their news to fit their views, to successfully navigate as individuals some form of data literacy is imperative.
LHSA+DP recently completed a new aviation-themed interactive playspace for JjetBlue airlines. The interactive play space at JFK’s Terminal 5 is designed to delight and educate children from age 2 to 12 with hands-on and digital activities, keeping them engaged and entertained while waiting to board their flights.
Applications like Bluetooth-driven Beacon systems and cellular Wi-Fi systems can now be used to help people navigate space in a more profound way, writes CallisonRTKL’s Cody Clark.
How can we keep discovery alive in a world increasingly in love with the algorithm?
By Eli Kuslansky and John Hubbell
Bringing new technology to a well-established museum can be a daunting task. As part of a larger initiative to deepen the presence of technology in their galleries, members of the board at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH) decided that their DinoLab exhibition hall would be the right place to start. Ideum was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the team at FWMSH to design two new interactives for DinoLab.
Civiq Smartspaces LinkNYC product has passed the 1 million user mark already with still thousands of terminals to be rolled out in New York City. It is hard to say what success will look like for the new smart environment, but this first city wide experiment is definitely pioneering - successfully
If you were to Google “predictions for 2017,” you would be rewarded with 66,700,000 links. Among the top three are terrifying prophecies revealed (yet again) by Nostradamus, various quack theories from numerologists and world psychics and real insightful predictions from the likes of the Gartner Group, Forrester, Forbes, TechCrunch and several design blogs. Because predicting the future of the entire media and tech field would end up being about 2,000 strategic predictions, here are my best 12.
FastCo spoke to designers in attendance at this year's Consumer Electronics Show about the products they were most looking forward to and why.
The iconic lights in London’s Piccadilly Circus are being upgraded to a massive, outward-curved display capable of true 4K video production.
The half-century-old technology of flip discs has been resurrected to create a new style of display now available as an alternative to LED screens.