How to Win the Star Wars Lottery

Ask Sphero, the toy company that developed BB-8, a ball robot featured in the latest episode of Star Wars, The Force Awakens. Sphero has been manufacturing app-enabled robotic balls since 2010. In 2015 Sphero was invited to Disney Accelerator Program to work on their next robot ball toy. That’s where the magic happened. Sphero team showcased […]

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Ultra-Thin Models Are Banned

News about ban on ultra-thin catwalk models, announced earlier this year, were confirmed last week: French parliament has passed a bill designed to combat anorexia in fashion modelling and severely thin body images in fashion photography. The new rules apply to both models and model agencies. According to the “skinny-model ban” law, the models have to demonstrate that their body […]

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What will your virtual assistant look like tomorrow?

Today we have got plenty of tools at their disposal that help to do work smarter and faster. And yet we remain busy, often and spending extra hours to complete all the tasks on our to-do list. In the past few years, inspired by Tim Ferris Outsourcing Life blog post many knowledge workers got into a trend of hiring virtual assistants for outsourcing a certain share of […]

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Roads to Romes: if borders were set according to road distance to nearest capital city

If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic. If you plan for people and places, you get people and places – Fred Kent, Project for Public Transportation Stuttgart-based Moovel Lab plans the future of urban mobility. In their projects, they combine data analytics, technology, and art to create concepts and visualised pieces of […]

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