Creative Tidbits #204: big changes, small world, then technology and more

Fred Showker's Creative tidbits

This one is actually part of #203, but we had to break it out to a second file. We don't usually run essays, but the Media and Publishing piece is particularly good for designers. Also, the 3D printer piece is essential just to realize where that technology is going. enjoy

  • The 3D Printing Advances That Changed The World In 2015
  • Voltron Reboot, New Gullermo Del Toro Series Coming To Netflix
  • Great Design versus Everything Else
  • Designing Women : Painted Surf 01
March 29, 2016

IMMERSION 2015 goes to Paris, France

The Immersive Education Initiative has announced that Paris, France, has been selected as the official site for IMMERSION 2015, featuring a unique "modular" format that premiered at IMMERSION 2014 in Los Angeles last June. February 12, 2015

The 5 Best Innovations of January 2015

Special thanks to Freddie Laker for sending this article from his news blog Take Me To Your Leader! Freddie writes :
      It's fun to get back into the swing of things with Take Me To Your Leader. Our post covering the Best of CES 2015 covered everything from intelligent miniaturized robots that teach kids to program, to home security systems that recognize family members via facial recognition. February 11, 2015

Pioneers Festival to Gather World's Brightest Entrepreneurs, Investors, Media and Startups

In less than eight weeks Pioneers Festival kicks off at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna. This year Tech-Giants as Apple (Adam Cheyer) and Google (Vishal Sharma) will meet NASA (General Pete Worden) and the founding team of MYO (Thalmic Labs) among others. September 17, 2013

Artec Eva 3D scanner brings Elizabeth to life for BioShock

Recently an Artec Eva 3D scanner was used to create and successfully bring to life Elizabeth, one of the main characters in Bioshock Infinite for its internationally run television commercial. The video below goes into the creation of this digital "person" who, to many users, is a real person. Pretty awesome! See this video. April 22, 2013

EMBRACE+ and the Future of Phone Notifications

Well, are you ready for the next big thing? Are you ready to wear your iPhone on your arm? You knew this was coming right? Well, here it is . . . the smart phone watch March 28, 2013

1.86 Million Square Feet of Exhibits

2012 International CES Sets Show Record at Las Vegas, Nevada, January 12, 2012 ... The 2012 International CES® is the largest in the show's 44 year history, with 1.861 million net square feet of exhibit space. The previous record was 1.857 million net square feet of space at the 2008 International CES -- January 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. January 13, 2012

The New Cool

What do a revolutionary inventor, a MacArthur "Genius" award winner, and a best-selling author have in common? . . . The answer is The New Cool: A Visionary Teacher, his FIRST Robotics Team, and the ultimate battle of smarts February 24, 2011

Geek Gifts Guide

We're over-run with technology this year, and you're probably realizing that your tech-savvy, geeky gift recipients don't want socks! So it's a good thing Karen Thomas has shared her 'geek gift guide' along with a few of our own for this year's totally cool, tech savvy gifts ... even for yourself! December 1, 2010

126,000 at the 2010 CES

It's all over, and the 2010 International CES has confirmed: 126,641 industry professionals attended the tradeshow's four-day run in Las Vegas, Nevada! June 19, 2010