How our digital behaviors will change in the short-term, reacting to other people’s Facebook comments, and Amazon Echo’s opinions on how you look. Here are our favorite links this week!
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
- Ben Evans (again) presents an interesting blog post about the future of autonomous transport, VR, and machine learning. These technologies are 5-10 years away, Evans believes, but he gives examples of behavioral changes we may experience long before that time.
- Amazon Echo’s new Look camera helps you with your appearance.
- Updating Google Maps with deep learning and street view
- Dubai Font
- Interface Lovers is an online magazine for creative professionals
- Kevin Kelley comforting those who are concerned about the consequences of artificial super intelligence
- API product ownership is key for API adoption
- IF Data Permissions Catalog collects design patterns for personal data sharing
- How IBM, Accenture, PwC and Deloitte are shaking up the marketing industry
- The 6 misconceptions of agile coaching & how to overcome them
- Kindle and other e-books have stagnated in sales, probably because a physical book is more satisfying to read. The reaction is “Highlight”: a physical book that you can take digital notes from.
- Finally! It’s now possible to react to others’ comments on Facebook
- Oh, Snap: Instagram Stories are killing the competition
- Farhad Manjoo: Instagram now feels like how Facebook felt from 2009 to 2012
- Welcome to the Lightsaber Archive
- More music from old Commodore 64 on the way
- The Oatmeal has a thought-provoking demonstration of the brain’s intense resistance to listening to new facts
- Alternative Fiction: Artist Eric Yahnker Satirises Trump’s Presidency (see this weeks’ logo)
Have a good week!