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New TV show uses design to fix everyday bad behavior

New TV show uses design to fix everyday bad behavior

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many, many reality shows that one could classify as “boring,” “ridiculous,” or “a complete waste of time showcasing the very worst of humanity.” But here’s one of the few that actually has some merit. Even without a clue as to the content, “Crowd Control” is aired on the respected and legitimate National Geographic […]

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New typeface makes reading easier for dyslexics

New typeface makes reading easier for dyslexics

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can a typeface help people with dyslexia read easier? Christian Boer thinks so. He designed a typeface – Dyslexie – as a student at the University of Twente in the Netherlands to help dyslexic readers. Dyslexie uses several paradoxical design elements to arrest the dyslexic viewer’s eye on individual characters while anchoring a string of characters […]

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This holiday season, Twitter will try to sell you stuff

This holiday season, Twitter will try to sell you stuff

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

What’s the mark of a successful social media campaign? It’s all about likes, followers, re-tweets, shares, and comments, right? Not any more! That list describes social media engagement, but we have entered a brand new era. That era minimizes the value of engagement and places a premium on a social media campaign’s ability to close […]

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Ever wondered what a CEO does all day?

Ever wondered what a CEO does all day?

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever strolled past that illustrious corner office in your place of work and wondered, Just what is it that my CEO actually does all day? Sally Herships, a writer for Marketplace, wondered the same thing. Perhaps she could have ambushed her own CEO and asked, “So, what exactly do you do all day?” […]

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Recycling election campaign signs — for good

Recycling election campaign signs — for good

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every two years – and sometimes sooner – election season sweeps across the landscape leaving it littered with very literal signs of the times. Left to her own devices, the average political animal might throw her old campaign signs in the dustbin of history. If she is socially conscious, she might stuff them into the […]

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This headset aims to cut down on digital distractions

This headset aims to cut down on digital distractions

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

What’s more distracting: The ping of a new email hitting your inbox? Or the nagging sense that your boss is monitoring your every mental move as you work on your computer? The email situation can be addressed, so to speak. You can check it and/or silence your alerts. As for the boss acting as Big […]

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Signs touting history intrigue New Yorkers and tourists

Signs touting history intrigue New Yorkers and tourists

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’ve spent time in New York during the past two years, chances are you’ve passed by a blue sign touting a historical tidbit. More than 3,000 of these signs line the subway systems, street corners, and other highly visible locations throughout the state. These signs are part of an ambitious “Path Through History” campaign […]

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