Mathieu Polo

Alphabet Will Start Toronto Smart City Project This Summer. Residents Still Have Questions.

“In any deal I get something and you get something,” he said. “What exactly are we getting from Sidewalk and what are we giving for it?” futurism.com/alphabet-…

Design’s grand opportunity to change everything

Humans touch an average of 600 objects a day and the potential for them to help us or bring us joy is huge! The big challenge of design is to create something that, although accessible to all consumers, touches people’s lives and gives them some sense of elevated experience and pleasure and is original. Designers have the power to shape a better, smarter world, to simplify yet inspire every individual, to make well-made and beautiful products accessible to all.

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Surprise! Quitting Facebook Could Be Bad for You.

“[W]hile participants in our study showed an improvement in physiological stress by giving up Facebook, they also reported lower feelings of well-being,” lead researcher Eric Vanman said in a press release. “People said they felt more unsatisfied with their life and were looking forward to resuming their Facebook activity.” futurism.com/surprise-…

An ignored 1968 US govt report: racism & inequality are drivers of urban violence

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Indian Musicians Beatbox Along With Siri’s Answer to the Question of 10 Trillion Raised to the Power 10

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The Age Of Creativity

Walk into any ad agency in the world and in 10 seconds something will become obvious. Everyone is young. adcontrarian.blogspot.com/2018/04/t…