HAKUHODO Kettle Inc. for Yahoo Japan: Hands on search!

HAKUHODO Kettle Inc. for Yahoo Japan: Hands on search!

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Yahoo invented “Hands On Search”, which is a tangible search through the combination of the searchengine and a 3D printer. Hands On Search turns a spoken word into a real physical object and makes imagination real. We offered this first to people who need “sense of touch” the most – the visually impaired. This project was carried…

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Wired: Jerry Seinfeld on How to Not Be a Jerk in the Digital Age

As technology pioneers, we are inundated with new gadgets, services, apps, messaging, games, and media. We’re dosing, vaping, and Lyfting.

Street Photographer

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Being a street photographer is a bit like conducting a drunk symphony: You must make order of chaos. Only a few photographers do it well, and many of them appear in Cheryl Dunn’s film, Everybody Street, which chronicles the street photography of New York City.

Dunn chose New York because it always has been at the center of the genre. Many a shooter has made a career…

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Infographic: State of modern creativity

Infographic: State of modern creativity

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Finally, an infographic that understands. Nod along (and feel vindicated) as you peruse the stats you’ve long felt to be true but never seen proven with cold, hard data. If you’re a creative, this one’s for you. (Read More…)

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RIP: Mitch Shostak, 1950-2014

RIP: Mitch Shostak, 1950-2014

http://www.shostakstudios.com

http://www.shostakstudios.com

 Mitch Shostak passed away on June 25; he was 63.

Mitch was an art director for American Express, IBM, Money, The New York Times, People, BusinessWeek, Scholastic, and Sports Illustrated. He moved to San Francisco in 1991 to work as art director of PC World. In 1993 Mitch returned to New York City and established Shostak Studios, where he created the visual direction…

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How to design fixed layout EPUB

How to design fixed layout EPUB

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Learn how to make an eBook with rich imagery and elaborate layout that looks just like the InDesign document without writing code.

Click photo to see video at Adobe TV.

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What do I need?

Get files Sample files to practice with (ZIP, 154 MB)

Get PDF InDesign cheat sheet

Create a highly visual eBook and preserve its layout in the EPUB format. Sound like an oxymoron? It’s not. Learn how with the…

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New fonts from TypeTogether and Rui Abreu

New fonts from TypeTogether and Rui Abreu

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Signo from Rui Abreu

We are thrilled to announce a full shelf of new releases at Typekit today. You can now get your hands on new fonts, extended families, and added desktop availability from two longtime Typekit foundry partners: TypeTogether and Rui Abreu. Let’s get to it.

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Essay Text from TypeTogether

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Abril Titling from TypeTogether

The lovely Essay Textby Stefan Ellmer is a serif text face…

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The New York Times Launches NYT Opinion

The New York Times Launches NYT Opinion

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New Subscription Product Offers Continuous Updates on Compelling Commentary and Perspective for $6 Every Four Weeks

The New York Times is to offer a new cut-price internet subscription to users who don’t want to access the full contents of the paper in a change reflecting the “Grey Lady’s” new digital strategy.

The mobile subscription will allow access to the paper’s opinion pagesfor $6 a month…

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Developers, media specialists ‘Hack the Future of Journalism’

Developers, media specialists ‘Hack the Future of Journalism’

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Hack the Future of Journalism group photo Tool incentivizing quality reporting wins top prize

Nearly 80 programmers, news executives and community activists teamed up May 31 and June 1 at San Francisco’s KQED Public Media to hack products designed to improve journalism.

Incentivizr, which lets paid digital media subscribers allocate a bit of that money directly to the producers of their favorite stories, captured the $1,500…

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Why American Express Wants to Kill Credit Cards

Why American Express Wants to Kill Credit Cards

American Express and other major credit card companies are in a unique position to make mobile payments happen
American Express and other major credit card companies are in a unique position to make mobile payments happen

American Express and other major credit card companies are in a unique position to make mobile payments happen

Leslie Berland has a curious job. She’s paid to think about all the ways to make her company’s flagship product obsolete.

Berland leads digital partnerships and development at American Express, the company that pioneered the notion that a piece of colored plastic could not only buy…

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