Pinky: “Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?” – Brain: “The same thing we do every night, Pinky – try to take over the world!”apparently start-ups as well as companies in the mobility sector are pursuing a similar plan as the popular cartoon characters. They met in Lisbon at the Web Summit 2017 and showed how they will shape the mobility of the future.
The goldfish is ahead of the human being – at least as far as his attention is concerned. Thanks to modern media use, our human attention span is now limited to 8 seconds. That’s a whole second less than the 9-seconds of the shiny fish.
Holiday for two in a 9 m² house, having a baby or completing the Ötztal cycling marathon. Our employees reported on some first few times.
Following the motto “I AM NEW”, our annual corporate event, CONNECT, took place in its sixth edition. As always out of a mixture of key notes, workshops, party and pitches.
About four weeks ago, finally, the glorious and highly anticipated JSConf EU took place. You may have heard! Right here at the heart of the universe, Berlin. May 6 through 7. And it was totally-super-frickin-awesome. Maybe you couldn’t go and are super jealous or maybe you did go and just want to bathe yourself in some nice memories. No matter, you’ve come to the right place!
We read more than ever. More specifically, we read more digitally than ever. Message apps, social media, playlists — text is omnipresent and indispensable. It delivers information and is at the same time the most important layout element for designers.
Jetlagged but excited, I arrived with high hopes and made my way to the centre of San Francisco a few hours after landing in the USA to attend a two-day training course at Cooper U on the topic of service design. In the following I will tell you about why I felt compelled to go there, and what I found there when I did.
Starting early at 8:30 (am!), several of the Berlin staff arrived at Galerie P98a, Erik Spiekermann’s letterpress workshop, where we attended Sonja Knecht’s presentation entitled Text in Not (Text in a state of emergency) as part of the Creative Mornings series. And it proved worthwhile for a number of different reasons.
On 3 and 4 June 2016, the German-speaking IA and UX community met up for the ninth time at the Konferenz für Informationsarchitektur (IA) in Germany. The weather was perfect and expectations were high as Daniela Reichhoff, Maksim Mur’ye and I made our way to the Urania cinema and event building in Berlin.