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We need to talk about the health risks of wearable technology

Fashion brands and technology companies are understandably breathless over the promise of wearable devices. The financial opportunity appears enormous—a tenfold market increase to $50 billion dollars in three to five years, by some projections, and the upcoming release of the Apple Watch in 2015 has only fanned the flames of excitement. 575 more words

Interface Claustrophobia

I have an Interface Claustrophobia. Small or lack of spaces in the interface makes me anxious. Space sounds like a simple thing, but it can give a significant improvement to the experience, especially if we want to simplify the interface. 166 more words

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John Maeda: The designs I love most

Design icon John Maeda shares the everyday objects (well, non-objects) he can’t live without.

When most people think of design, they think of objects. Lights, chairs, cars … tangible things that we can ooh and aah over. 1,180 more words

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Why introducing good design to established companies isn't so easy

Introducing a good design ethos to large corporations is largely a cultural issue, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner John Maeda said in the first session of Gigaom’s Roadmap conference in San Francisco on Tuesday. 295 more words

10 things I can't wait to see at Roadmap 2014

After about a year of planning, our design tech conference Roadmap kicks off in less than two weeks (the night of Nov. 17 to Nov. 19) and my co-chair Om Malik and I can’t wait to bring you some of the brightest and most creative minds in the tech industry for two days (and two nights!) of inspiration, learning, fun, and hanging out. 1,009 more words

john maeda: how to lead creatives

Presented by YouTube channel 99u: The former “Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda defines the key qualities of standout innovators—a willingness to struggle, to make mistakes, to live with ambiguity— 82 more words

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