A rockstar and a technologist join forces with 4 cognitive research labs, TODOMUNDO!, Pace Gallery and experiential design firm Unified Field bring experiments to life in a 60-minute interactive performance experience called The Institute Presents: NEUROSOCIETY.
JetBlue’s aviation-themed interactive play space at JFK’s Terminal 5i 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. Immersive environments allow kids to experience some roles of the airline crew and airport staff. In the "airplane cockpit," the cockpit simulator puts them in the pilot’s seat to safely fly a plane. In the airplane “cabin,” low-tech interactive pathfinders cater to the toddler set and promote the development of fine motor skills.
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.
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.
Designing environments, experiences and communication programs before the 1980’s was a whole lot easier. Then the only version of “us” that we had to contend with was the physical body — the one we design traffic patterns for and use to carry our head around.
The app provides a snapshot of the law school at any given moment and aggregates that data to provide a portrait over time. Users choose personal keywords as a part of their profiles, and they are encouraged to add keywords to their private groups and events.
We know we placed it somewhere, but somehow we seem to be losing our humanity in the accelerating quest for digitization and automation. I call this trend Relocating Humanity, which speaks to not only the massive changes brought about by accelerating increases in technology and the attendant social shifts, but the need to re-establish and relocate our humanity in the process.
For this part, I interviewed Donald Marinelli, who gave one of most compelling, wild and informative presentations on next generation audiences I ever heard at TEA Connect’s 2013 SATE (Story + Architecture + Technology = Entertainment) conference in Savannah, Georgia.