Mixed media artist Pakpoom Silaphan recently had a fantastic show open at Shooting Gallery in San Francisco, California entitled “Essentializing the Essence.” The show is up until October 4th and features a ton of Silaphan’s socially aware pieces that deal with consumerism and how the rest of the world is obsessed with a western point of view.
The fluidWall is a piece of architecture that reflects our inner selves. It’s sort of like a Facebook wall in real life. You preload images you want to associate with yourself online, and then, as you walk by this installation, the wall identifies you and posts your images.
Google Ventures’s Michael Margolis is more productive than ever. His secret? Shortcuts.
I’ve been doing design and UX research for almost 24 years. In that time, I’ve learned a lot, and I hope I’ve gotten better at it over the years.
One thing is certain: I’m more productive now than when I first started. I’m not any smarter (just ask my co-workers). I’m not working more hours. So what’s my secret? Shortcuts. In the interest of helping you do more faster (and to compel you to share your own tricks), here are my favorite ways to cut corners, save time, and be more efficient when doing research.
To honor D-Day’s 70th anniversary on June 6, this visualization splices photos of France and England in 1944 with images taken today.
Over at the Guardian, award-winning Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid lets us peel back layers of history with a haunting then-and-now photo series of D-Day. Its 70th anniversary is upon us: On June 6, 1944, in what would become the largest seaborne military invasion in history, 160,000 Allied troops stormed a 50-mile stretch of coastline in Normandy, France, to fight Nazi Germany.