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Jeff Hawkins Develops a Brainy Big Data Company

February 20, 2013 – 12:24 pm | No Comment | 366 views
Jeff Hawkins Develops a Brainy Big Data Company

While Jeff Hawkins was creating the Palm Pilot, launching the era of handheld computing and amassing hundreds of millions of dollars, a big part of his mind was somewhere else: His true passion is something …

Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

November 27, 2012 – 9:48 am | No Comment | 1,443 views
Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

Here is a cool augmented reality app that you can try on your smart phone. It is called Aurasma and it’s available for the iPhone and Android. Watch the following video to see how it …

Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map

November 26, 2012 – 9:51 am | No Comment | 3,636 views
Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map

Before 1933 London’s various underground lines had been laid out geographically over the roadway of a city map. Here is an example from 1919:

Harry Beck an English engineering draftsman at the …

Robotic Spies: Hummingbirds, Dragonflies & Co.

January 29, 2012 – 4:39 pm | No Comment | 4,609 views
Robotic Spies: Hummingbirds, Dragonflies & Co.

In the movie Minority Report, Tom Cruise is chased by an army of government deployed robotic spider spies attempting to hunt him down:

Although this is science fiction, the US military and others are working on …

Scott Berkun: The Myths of Innovation

December 28, 2011 – 10:44 am | No Comment | 335 views
Scott Berkun: The Myths of Innovation

In this fun and entertaining talk author and Carnegie Mellon alum Scott Berkun shows that much of what we know about innovation is wrong as he explores the history of innovation and creative thinking.

29 Ways to Stay Creative

August 14, 2011 – 12:22 pm | No Comment | 487 views
29 Ways to Stay Creative

The following video is a lovely reminder of what it takes to be and stay creative.
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Make lists
Carry a Notebook everywhere
Try free writing
Get away from …