"There are areas and roles outside of design that unfortunately only great designers consider. For example, many designers see ‘Business’ as a Pandora’s Box that they are afraid to open." https://superavi.com/escape-routes-from-dead-end-design-careers/
I stop using facebook and google when researching, reading news, shopping, etc. I even try promoting our new family business without the big tech... let’s see if I manage and how it changes my world view
I started to think about wether the widely used and promoted branding mockups played a role in the decrease of creativity, devaluation, playfulness and quality of brand design...
Just heard Elon Musk deleted @Tesla from facebook. I never liked @facebook - I always had bad gut feelings about its closed environment, the dodgy privacy settings and ugly interface. I deleted my studio’s page back in 2010 or 2011 and never looked back.
What I regret though – I applied for a contract product design role knowing @facebookdesign paid well below the London market rate.
In front of the house in Budapest, where John von Neumann (Neumann János) was born. He was a key figure in the development of digital computers we use today.
I will be mentoring at the 2017 Africa Tech Day!
Calling developers and Fintech enthusiasts to tackle challenges facing Africa. Find a co-founder, meet someone new, or simply learn a new skill that stretches them beyond their usual 9-to-5. Challenges include Financial Inclusion - ‘Banking the Unbanked’, Remittances processes, Crowdfunding, and Customer Service.
7th-8th July 2017
Wayra - Telefonica's start-up accelerator, 20 Air St, Soho, London Register https://lnkd.in/d7wEu8e
Fintech and Artificial Intelligence
Personalising content and showing a customised user journey and interface is becoming increasingly important to reduce user’s frustration and drop off rate.
I was focusing on designing with the help of machine learning, emotion sensors and analysis of facial expressions. I was looking at how AI can aid in avoiding regulatory risks: for example accidental tapping.
Though image based age recognition algorithm is available for Instagram and Facebook, millions of kids under 13 are granted access illegally.
Balderton Capital is one of the largest venture funds in Europe, run by entrepreneurs with a track record of helping build some of Europe’s most successful software companies. It was so great to be there!
Last week at Glug London